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Complete Mobile Dentistry groundbreaking
Representatives from the DeForest Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the groundbreaking of Complete Mobile Dentistry in DeForest. The company sends out teams of dentists, dental assistants, hygienists and support staff to provide troops with ...

Investigation of UBC dentistry program's financials turned over to RCMP
University of B.C. auditors have uncovered possible financial irregularities involving the management of a $3-million-a-year dentistry program, and the matter has now been referred to the RCMP. The program, General Practice Residency (GPR), gives extra ...

Dentists on the move in Will County
“Some of these kids, they haven't heard of flossing and they really need to floss and brush their teeth,” said Lendita Istogu, a dental assistant who's been working for the mobile service since it began. She said the service helps parents get their ...

Smile: New dental office opens in Sterling
Moose River Dental, located off the Sterling Highway near the Sterling Community Center, opened for business on April 14. Dr. Edwin Allgair said convenience and comfort are some of the things patients can expect. “We do cleanings, fillings, extraction, ...

Covington Comfort Dentistry Puts Patient Comfort First
Covington, WA, May 01, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Covington Comfort Dentistry is pleased to announce they offer their patients the comfortable atmosphere they need to make going to the dentist a more pleasant experience. They understand the fear many ...

States in Northeast Lead Nation in Dentist Visits
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- For the third year in a row, Connecticut residents were the most likely to say they visited a dentist in the last 12 months. It is one of only three states, the others being Massachusetts and Rhode Island, where nearly three in four ...

Aspen Dental moving to Bear Creek Commons
Aspen Dental is relocating from the Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace to the Bear Creek Commons behind the Wyoming Valley Mall and will re-open in the new facility on Friday, May 23, the business announced Wednesday. The new Aspen Dental at 29 ...

Gag Me: Experts Explain What to Do When a Dental Visit Goes Bad
If going to the dentist makes you nervous, consider this: Some patients are so anxious they gag at the mere sight of an instrument, while others have to worry because they've accidentally swallowed a dental drill bit or a tiny screwdriver. Both of ...

Coherent building laser for 'pain-free' dentistry
Coherent building laser for 'pain-free' dentistry. 01 May 2014. Record quarterly bookings for the laser firm, which will supply a new 9 µm source to Convergent Dental. Direct diode power at 10kW. California-based laser firm Coherent has reported record ...

Is This Why You're So Afraid Of The Dentist?
If you said the gagging, you're not alone -- a new study in the Journal of the American Dental Association shows that about half of people have gagged at least once during dental visits. And the more problems people had with gagging, the more likely ...

Why 96% of dentists struggle to retire: Stretched too thin
According to the ADA, about 96% of dentists struggle to retire and maintain their lifestyle. In my last article, I touched on the impact of taxes on the dentist's retirement. You can read “Would you choose 96% or 4% for your retirement from dental ...

Russell Native Named Kansas Dentist of Year
The Kansas Dental Association's 2014 Dentist of the Year Award was presented to Russell native and current Wichita resident Dr. Lucynda Raben at the KDA Annual Session on Saturday, April 12. “It is such an honor to receive the Dentist of the Year award ...

Chart: If you don't go to the dentist, your teeth will literally fall out of ...
Chart: If you don't go to the dentist, your teeth will literally fall out of ...

Zufall Health offers affordable dental care for veterans
Zufall Health, in collaboration with the County of Morris has launched a new program to provide affordable dental care to veterans in northern New Jersey, many of whom are not eligible for service-related dental benefits. The program was announced ...

Gag Me: Experts Explain What to Do When a Dental Visit Goes Bad
If going to the dentist makes you nervous, consider this: Some patients are so anxious they gag at the mere sight of an instrument, while others have to worry because they've accidentally swallowed a dental drill bit or a tiny screwdriver. Both of ...

Dental clinic keeps JB Charleston - Air Base smiling
Capt. Mary Sorrentino, 628th Aerospace Medicine Squadron general dentist, demonstrates a dental procedure on a life-size mouth display April 16, 2014, at the 628th Medical Group dental clinic on Joint Base Charleston - Air Base, S.C. Sorrentino bends ...

Free dental, health and jobs fair set for Wednesday
Heald College Modesto, Covered California, American Red Cross and other community partners will offer, all at no cost, dental and health services, information on health insurance, disaster preparedness and job skills, and the Department of Corrections ...

Funding reopens dental services to low-income patients
Millions of low-income Californians on Thursday regained many of the dental services they lost five years ago during state budget cuts that virtually eliminated non-emergency dental benefits for adults. When the state's fiscal health improved, Gov ...

Health official pursues grant to shore up dental clinic
The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is asking for the county commissioners' blessing to apply for $350,000 a year for three years from Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to assure the continued operation of the dental clinic. Bob Whitwam ...

Dean of dentistry at UBC says alleged fraud will not affect clinics
In a message sent to community clinics Wednesday, UBC dean of dentistry Charles Shuler referred to a continuing investigation into possible financial irregularities in the faculty and told community partners that patient care and education would not be ...

Marietta Dentists Announce Patient Education Day on Friday, May 16, 2014
The dentists at Verde Pointe Dental Associates want every patient to be informed about the dentistry they need and options available. Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Suzanna Aguilera DMD and Garrick McGrath are offering free consultations to those in need of ...

High-profile Vancouver dentist left positions after audits began
A high-profile dentist resigned from the University of B.C. and Vancouver Coastal Health a few months after both institutions began auditing financial irregularities in programs overseen by Dr. Christopher Zed. Neither UBC, VCH nor the RCMP have ...

Child dental work: Better early than late
... 11:50 PM PDT May 1, 2014. Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. Print; Email. Tweet. Child dental care should be done early. BEND, Ore. -. A smile that shines bright starts with early dental care, but just how early should you take your child to the ...

Naperville Family Dentistry Practice Offers New Dental Specials
NAPERVILLE, IL, May 02, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Drs. Rani Seeth and Aryn Pittman have recently posted three specials for their family dentistry in Naperville, Illinois. At Dental Pointe, the specials apply to new patients, teeth whitening and ...

Dental Crown-Restorative Dentistry Bettering Community's Oral Health In ...
Dental Crown-Restorative Dentistry Bettering Community's Oral Health In ...

St. Louis hosts free dental clinic at Chaifetz
ST. LOUIS — Dentists and other health professionals from throughout Missouri are offering free basic dental care in St. Louis to those who otherwise couldn't afford treatments. The Mission of Mercy clinic takes place Friday and Saturday at Saint Louis ...

Free dental clinic at Chaifetz Arena
Dentists and other health professionals from throughout Missouri are offering free basic dental care in St. Louis to those who otherwise couldn't afford treatments. KSDK. Associated Press 8:19 a.m. CDT May 2, 2014. dental clinic. File photo of a free ...

Russell Native Named Kansas Dentist of the Year
The Kansas Dental Association's 2014 Dentist of the Year Award was presented to Russell native and current Wichita resident Dr. Lucynda Raben at the KDA Annual Session on Saturday, April 12. “It is such an honor to receive the Dentist of the Year award ...

Dental office offering free dental day for uninsured
LUDINGTON -- A Ludington dental office wants to help the uninsured get needed dental care during its first annual Dentistry from the Heart event. Lakewinds Dental Centre in Ludington is offering the free dental care Saturday, May 3 for patients 18 ...

AACD launches 'Smile Story' Contest to award makeovers, raise cosmetic ...
AACD launches 'Smile Story' Contest to award makeovers, raise cosmetic ...

High-profile Vancouver dentist left positions after audits began
A high-profile dentist resigned from the University of B.C. and Vancouver Coastal Health a few months after both institutions began auditing financial irregularities in programs overseen by Dr. Christopher Zed. Neither UBC, VCH nor the RCMP have ...

CI Dentistry Kicks off a Dental Smile Makeover Campaign
"If your smile isn't all that you would like it to be, contact CI Dentistry as we offer a number of services designed to help you have an attractive smile, one you can't wait to share with others. Each patient receives their own personalized treatment ...

Free dental clinic pulls patients from far and near
Friday, their free dental clinic tour stopped in Bolivia, where they picked up matching T-shirts. After one performance and waiting patiently for a possible encore, Russell and Jacobs expressed their admiration for their rock stars – the dentists ...

ELFHCC, Effort offer affordable dental care at Hosanna House
BEAUTIFUL SMILES—East Liberty Family Health Care Center's dental staff work to make smiles in the community beautiful at its Hosanna House office. The staff, standing, from left: JeWana Davis, dental assistant; Kimberly McGeever, dental assistant; and ...

Dentist left UBC faculty as audits began
A senior administrator at the University of British Columbia's faculty of dentistry left his job as auditors were looking into alleged financial irregularities that are now the subject of a criminal probe spanning the university and affiliated clinics ...

UCSF to provide free dental screenings in SF's Bayview District
Many low income children in San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area have little access to good dental care. This Sunday, UCSF will offer free adult and children dental screenings in San Francisco's Bayview District as part of the city's Sunday ...

What is SEO for my dental office, and why should I care?
SEO is a practice that uses a multitude of tactics to keep your website in top search results for specific key terms such as 'cosmetic dentist Oklahoma City” or “dental implants Houston.” This is what makes it easy for people searching for dentists to ...

Thousands line up for free dental care in St. Louis
The Missouri Mission of Mercy (MOMOM) event is a large scale dental clinic to provide free oral healthcare to patients of all ages who cannot otherwise afford it. About a million dollars' worth of dental care is being given out for free. More than a ...

Dentisty to provide free dental services
CARBONDALE -- University Place Dental will provide free dentistry services, including one filling or one extraction, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 9 at its 1366 E. Main St. location. Patients will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Free ...

Family Dental of Canton opens doors on Sixes Rd.
CANTON — Dentists Dr. Ravi Patel and Dr. Carol Darnell announced the opening of their new dental office, Family Dental of Canton, a new full-service, family dental practice in Canton. The practice officially opened Thursday. Family Dental of Canton is ...

Cancer testing being drilled into dentists
Dentists are under increasing pressure to check their patients for oral cancer as rates of the deadly — but often unnoticed — disease climb. “Much more emphasis is being put on it than in the past,” said Dr. Michael Wasserman, president of the ...

Pennsylvania Dental Association installs new president
In a news release, Radack noted that recent dental school graduates often have more than $200,000 in student debt, but the state program currently offers only about a third of that in student loan reimbursements over four years for new dentists who ...

Kissimmee Dentist Reaches Out To Patients Through Social Media
KISSIMMEE, FL, May 04, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Adel Mansour, a dentist in Kissimmee, FL, is excited to be using social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook to reach out to his patients online. Dr. Mansour hopes his practice's presence on these ...

Sterling Heights, MI Dentist Promotes Patient Education Through Website
STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, May 04, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Sheela Neral, a dentist in Sterling Heights, MI, is excited to announce the introduction of a patient education section as a part of her practice's interactive website. The educational ...

Dental office opens in old Blockbuster store
The open house included snacks and refreshments, drawings for chances to win free dental health tools and services, and an opportunity to meet and greet staff members and tour the facility. “We want everyone to come in and see that we're just one big ...

Family Dental of Canton opens doors on Sixes Road
CANTON — Dentists Dr. Ravi Patel and Dr. Carol Darnell announced the opening of their new dental office, Family Dental of Canton, a new full-service, family dental practice in Canton. The practice officially opened Thursday. Family Dental of Canton is ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: When's the Right Time to See an ...
Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: When's the Right Time to See an ...

Fairport dentist a home run for athletes
Mayer, 49, is the "official team dentist" for four of Rochester's pro sports teams — the basketball RazorSharks, the lacrosse Knighthawks, the troubled indoor-football Raiders and the baseball Red Wings. It's with the Red Wings that "Doc" Mayer is ...

Few children receive dental care before recommended age of one year
Less than one per cent of healthy urban children surveyed in Toronto had received dental care by the recommended age of 12 months and less than two per cent had seen a dentist by the age of 24 months. Children most susceptible to cavities were least ...

Few children receive dental care before recommended age of 1 year
TORONTO, May 5, 2014—Less than one per cent of healthy urban children surveyed in Toronto had received dental care by the recommended age of 12 months and less than two per cent had seen a dentist by the age of 24 months. Children most ...