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CU dental school slow to improve culture for minorities, critics say
An internal review of the University of Colorado dental school's recruitment and treatment of minority students is moving too slowly, critics say. The review started after faculty and students complained about a pervasive culture of racism. "It has ...

Dr. Michael Neeley Brings ClearCorrect Cosmetic Dentistry to Dallas, TX for ...
Dr. Michael Neeley Brings ClearCorrect Cosmetic Dentistry to Dallas, TX for ...

UNMC dental school offer free care for kids
LINCOLN, Neb. — Dentistry students, faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska Medical Center will be providing free dental care to Nebraska children. The students are offering the free screenings on Friday at the UNMC's Lincoln-based College ...

Local dentist appointed to state dental board
A Farmington dentist will be serving on the state dental board after his recent confirmation to the post by the Missouri Senate. Dr. Chapman's confirmation to the Missouri Dental Board for a five-year term took place Jan. 23 in Jefferson City. He was ...

Dr. Mark Langberg, Introduces Sedation Dentistry for Increased Patient Comfort
Dr. Mark Langberg, cosmetic and dental implants dentist in Southfield, MI, now offers sedation dentistry to patients to help them have a more comfortable visit, which also encourages them to receive more regular care. “Our goal is to provide the ...

Hometown Rundown: Organizations Earn Grants for Dental Health Programs ...
Hometown Rundown: Organizations Earn Grants for Dental Health Programs ...

Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry Organizes Free Dental Health Screenings at ...
Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry Organizes Free Dental Health Screenings at ...

Free dental clinic at Creighton draws 89 children -- and Cookie Monster
“You had Cookie Monster as a dentist?” Cory Humlicek asked his 8-year-old daughter, Cami. Cami confirmed it. Her practitioner was third-year Creighton dental student Andrew Inaba, 25, of Honolulu, Hawaii. He was young enough to remember Cookie ...

Tri-County Dental Lab Acquired by National Firm
National Dentex Corporation (NDX) in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., has announced the acquisition of Tri-County Dental Laboratory in Washington, effective Jan. 21. Tri-County Dental has merged into the operations of Keller Laboratories Inc., an NDX dental ...

'Give Kids a Smile Day' will offer free dental care to San Juan County children
FARMINGTON — To allow disadvantaged children to receive proper dental care, San Juan College's Dental Hygiene program and the local Dental Society will offer "Give Kids a Smile Day" on Friday. This is the 12th year the college has participated in the ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: Dental Implants and you
Improved oral health - Dental implants don't require reducing other teeth, as a tooth-supported bridge does. Because nearby teeth are not altered to support the implant, more of your own teeth are left intact, improving long-term oral health ...

Mary-Margaret Looker: February is National Children's Dental Health Month
The month of February marks National Children's Dental Health Month and an annual campaign by the American Dental Association and dentist offices across the nation. This year, dental professionals are joining together to encourage children and ...

February is National Children's Dental Health Month
Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease found in children. The Taney County Health Department Children's Dental Clinic is accepting new patient's ages 1 – 18 years of age and pregnant women with active MOHealthNet|Medicaid for Taney County ...

UI college, Regina players to see 30 seconds of Super Bowl fame
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry will air a commercial at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl today featuring Regina football players and the Regina athletic director. / Special to the Press-Citizen ...

Dental health during pregnancy: How to care for your teeth and gums
You've cut down on coffee, nixed sushi, and exercise most days, but what you may not realize is that oral health is just as important when you're pregnant. Dental problems during pregnancy are quite common, with approximately 40 percent of women who ...

Smiles event offers free dental care
For the fourth year in a row, Chandler Park Dental Care is hosting Smiles from the Heart to provide free dental care for those in need. From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, the clinic is offering free teeth cleanings, fillings or extractions on a first-come ...

Barley helps with dental needs, back rent
EDITOR'S NOTE - The Barley MacTavish Fund accepts letters from Midland County residents about themselves or other people, explaining why they need help and what they have tried to do about their problems. Write to Barley, care of the Midland Area ...

Scranton District Dental Society hosts free activities for National Children's ...
Scranton District Dental Society hosts free activities for National Children's ...

New Maine dental provider can treat tooth decay, improve lives at lower cost
Mainers suffer from untreated tooth decay (dental caries). It destroys essential function and appearance in our most vulnerable family members, children, the elderly and practically all of us who have limited income to budget for health care. The ...

Midwest Dental to offer dental care to Deerfield children in need
Dr. Ben Romenesko and his staff at Midwest Dental in Deerfield will provide free dental care to underprivileged children on Friday, Feb. 7 as part of the annual Give Kids a Smile day sponsored by the American Dental Association. Give Kids a Smile is ...

Kailyn Lowry Shows Off Her Recent Dental Work
Kailyn Lowry showed off her recent dental work on Instagram with the caption "Braces off & surgery done! So happy right now!" It looks like Kailyn had surgery done to cut back her gums and reveal more of her pearly whites and we have to say, it looks ...

Concern over mercury dental fillings
Grand Haven (WZZM) - It's a common procedure for dentists, putting in a filling for a tooth with a cavity. A material used by dentists for more than a century is now the topic of concern because of one of the ingredients, mercury. Dr. Darren Riopelle ...

Howard University School of Dentistry Serves its Community
To aid in supplying free dental care, speech, and medical assessments to those in the D.C. Metropolitan area, on February 1, 2014 the Howard University College of Dentistry collaborated with the National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCHOF) to ...

Brush your way to dental health with baking soda
At my semi-annual dental cleaning and checkup I had an interesting conversation with my dentist. I know, you are probably thinking how can you have a conversation with your dentist during a checkup? They make up jokes about that, right? The thing is ...

Mobile dental clinic offering free service
ATLANTA — A mobile dental care clinic is planning to offer free service in Atlanta next week while affiliated offices throughout the state offer a free day of service. Aspen Dental representatives say their MouthMobile will be stationed at the Ben ...

February is National Pet Dental Health Month
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. For nearly two decades, veterinarians around the country have been using this month as an extra opportunity to educate pet owners about the importance of dental health. According to the American Veterinary ...

Free dental exams, sealants offered at Feb. 22 event
Free dental exams and dental sealants are available for children ages 6 to 16 on Sealant Saturday, an oral health service event to be held at the York County School of Technology from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 22. The event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania ...

Athletes enjoy video games, basement tunnels, dental work in Olympic Villages
SOCHI, Russia — U.S. bobsledder Dallas Robinson is talking trash, considering his dental options and biking outdoors and indoors in the days leading up to the Opening Ceremony. That's life in the Olympic Villages for the early arriving athletes ...

Portland Dentist Dr. Sue Wendling Is Participating in Health Fair in Costa Rica
Portland cosmetic dentist Dr. Sue Wendling is proud to announce she will be participating in a health fair for local residents in Costa Rica. Dr. Wendling will be establishing a dental program and leaves February 8, 2014. The Costa Rica dental trip ...

Houston Dentist, Dr. Behzad Nazari, Offers Comprehensive Cosmetic Dental ...
Houston Dentist, Dr. Behzad Nazari, Offers Comprehensive Cosmetic Dental ...

Good dental health is vital, beginning in infancy
She also has been visiting a dentist for twice-yearly cleanings since she was 2. "I'm thinking of my daughter's future," said her mother, Brigid McKeon, 43, who takes Johanna to Miami Children's Hospital's Pediatric Dental Center in Doral, Fla. "I want ...

Mobile dental clinic offering free service in Atlanta
ATLANTA — A mobile dental care clinic is planning to offer free service in Atlanta next week while affiliated offices throughout the state offer a free day of service. Aspen Dental representatives say their MouthMobile will be stationed at the Ben ...

RVC Dental Hygiene Clinic Seeking Patients
ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rock Valley College's Dental Hygiene Program is looking for patients who have not received regular routine dental hygiene (cleanings) for at least five years. The clinic offers low-cost dental hygiene preventative services. Patients ...

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Launches 'Your Smile Becomes ...
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Launches 'Your Smile Becomes ...

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Launches 'Your Smile Becomes ...
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Launches 'Your Smile Becomes ...

Toronto's The Art of Dentistry Launches New Dental Website
Dr. Sol Weiss and the entire team of The Art of Dentistry is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the cosmetic dentistry practice. While the old website served the practice well, this new website offers many enhanced features that will ...

Apopka dentist will pull teeth, fill cavities for free Friday
John Gammichia, a second-generation dentist, has enlisted 40 volunteers to help him treat patients without health insurance or money from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Patients are treated on a first-come, first-served basis, and many spend the night in line ...

'Dentistry From the Heart' offering free dental care on Saturday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - On Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Periodontal Associates of North Florida is offering a free day of dental care, including exams, cleanings, fillings and extractions. This Dentistry From the Heart Program ...

Champagne Family Dentistry to Hold 'Give Kids A Smile Event'
In support of February being National Children's Dental Health Month, Champagne Family Dentistry will host 'Give Kids A Smile.' The event will provide a day of free dental services to underprivileged children in the Reno/Sparks community who have ...

Free dental screenings Tuesday
Young children and pregnant women can receive free dental screenings and fluoride varnishes Tuesday. North Country HealthCare will host this Smart Smiles oral health event for kids in its community room at 2920 N. Fourth St. From 10-10:30 a.m. there ...

Berwyn dentist named secretary of Chicago Dental Society
BERWYN – George Zehak, DDS, a general dentist who practices in Berwyn, was sworn in as secretary of the Chicago Dental Society in a ceremony at the Palmer House Hilton Nov. 17. Dr. Zehak graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of ...

Local dentists "Give Kids A Smile"
The “Give Kids A Smile” event is a nationwide program sponsored by the American Dental Association to provide oral health care services to children around the country who come from low income families. Nelson Family Dentistry has participated in the ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In Wellington, FL
Dr. Flora Bentsi Enchil, lead dentist at the Wellington office, received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree at the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry in 2010. Dr. Enchil looks forward to meeting the Wellington community and providing ...

What's in One Dentist's Bag for House Calls
The Blende Dental Group has offices in San Francisco and Manhattan, but Dr. Blende and his team of dentists began offering in-home treatment in the Bay Area about five years ago. They also make home visits throughout New York City for everything from ...

Low-income San Mateo County youth to receive free dental care on 'Smile Day'
For 10 years running, the San Mateo County Health System and San Mateo County Dental Society have partnered to sponsor the event, which is a part of National Children's Dental Health Month each February. Eleven dentists from throughout the county are ...

When a trip to the NHS dentist leaves your teeth in worse shape
They cautioned that if things don't change, it's 'inevitable' that dentistry will experience a similarly disastrous breakdown in care as occurred at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. The dentists lay the blame on successive government targets ...

Fundraising continues for dental clinic
Shepherd's Hand Free Clinic, funded solely by private donations, has focused much of its recent fundraising efforts on raising money needed for dental equipment and ongoing operating expenses. The three-chair dental suite has been made possible by the ...

Maine dental therapist bill heats up, but impact may be minimal
While dentists and dental hygienists clash over a bill pending in the Legislature that would create a new licensed dental health profession – the “mid-level dental therapist” – the practical effect if it passes might be minimal, based on one state's ...

Drs. Oz and Roizen: Middle-age weight gain; dental X-rays, yay or nay?
A: Depending on your age (kids may need them more often) and whether you have a lot of decay or bone loss (that affects older folks), your dentist will suggest when and how often you need X-rays. A full set of dental X-rays is appropriate if you haven ...

Top Los Angeles Dentist Now Offering $500 Off Invisalign Clear Braces Treatment
Top Los Angeles Dentist, A New Smile, is now offering Invisalign clear braces at $500 off. A New Smile has a Certified dentist in Los Angeles who is highly skilled in Invisalign along with a full slate of cosmetic dental procedures. Call (323) 272-2383 ...