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Dental associations continue to endorse fluoridation
Studies conducted over the last 70 years indicate fluoridation is a safe and effective way to prevent dental decay in children and adults. Today, studies show it to be effective in reducing tooth decay 20 percent to 40 percent, even in an era of ...

Harold Tanenbaum, 96, dentist
Harold Tanenbaum, 96, of Northeast Philadelphia, a retired dentist, died Friday, June 20, of congestive heart failure at Holy Redeemer Lafayette Retirement Community. A son of Ukrainian immigrants, Mr. Tanenbaum attended Olney High School and the ...

Bluefield College dental project suspended
BLUEFIELD, Va. -- Bluefield College has announced that plans for a dental school have been put on hold because of uncertain funding. The project was a joint venture of the college and Tazewell County, but county officials recently suspended funding and ...

Honolulu Cosmetic Dentist Moves Office Location to Serve Patients with ...
Honolulu Cosmetic Dentist Moves Office Location to Serve Patients with ...

PRC releases Dentist Licensure Exam results
MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 238 out of 583 passed the May 2014 Dentist Licensure Examination (Written Phase) and 245 out of 249 passed the Dentist Licensure Examination (Practical Phase) ...

Nuffield Health to host 'Meet the experts' Cosmetic Dentistry event
Mr Cornelius Krause is the founder and lead Dentist at CK Dental based at Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital - The Chesterfield in Clifton. He has over 10 years' experience and has worked with internationally renowned dentists to develop his passion and ...

Family of missing Old Bridge man provides dental records after body is found
OLD BRIDGE – The family of Marcin Gadkowski has provided dental records to the Middlesex County medical examiner's office in an effort to establish whether a body found in New Brunswick Monday is Gadkowski's. Initially, the family and a missing persons ...

Celeb Dentist Uses Art to Provide Dental Work for the Uninsured
New York City's Smile Design Gallery might offer one of the coolest approaches to giving we've ever seen. Since its inception last spring, the out-of-the-box charity, founded by celebrity dentist Dr. Lee Gause, provides complimentary dental services to ...

Dentists Pair Free Wine With Root Canals To Take 'Edge Off' Patients During ...
Dentists Pair Free Wine With Root Canals To Take 'Edge Off' Patients During ...

Dental office employee allegedly steals over $150000 from her 'great' bosses - The Grand Rapids Press
GAINES TOWNSHIP, MI – The office manager at a dentist's office described her employers as “great to work for!” even as she allegedly stole more than $150,000 from them over three years. Kathy Lyn Elenbaas, 53, faces a maximum of 20 years in prison if ...

Kurren to retire as CEO of Hawaii Dental Service
July 01 -- Faye Watanabe Kurren , president and chief executive officer of Hawaii Dental Service , is retiring at the end of the year to spend more time with family and start on her long "bucket list." Kurren, 63, has led the dental group for the past ...

Give Yourself a 60-Second Dental Check-Up
The American Dental Association estimates that more than 164 million work hours are lost every year due to oral health problems and dental visits. While regular visits to your dentist are essential to dental health, it is also important to give ...

New Horizons to open dental clinic in northwest Roanoke
Although $10.7 million in federal grant money paid for construction of its 32,000-square-foot building, and additional federal funds helped to pay for the medical services it provides, there was no money available at first to staff the dental ...

9 tactics for growth hacking your dentist SEO and SMO strategy
Understanding some of the basics about what drives SEO, and how to use Google Analytics, can dramatically improve your success. These basics will help you decide on a course of action. To get off to a fast start, you want to take off your “dentist hat ...

Medicaid dental benefits extended further
The new benefit provides Medicaid adults age 21 and older with access to up to $1,000 in dental services per state fiscal year, according to a release from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. "A healthy mouth and health body go ...

Aspiring Students Visit School of Dentistry
What's so great about a career in dentistry? Forty-five college students spent three days at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) seeking answers to that question. They participated in Dentistry Today, a program that introduces ...

Dental coverage not restored in Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — July 1 was supposed to be the day that dental coverage for Missouri adults on Medicaid was restored, but unfortunately it's not happening. The coverage was eliminated nearly a decade ago. Rayford Lee says you can look in his mouth ...

Restorative dentistry: Restore your smile
Do you dread facing people after losing your teeth for any reason? Consult a restorative dentist and bring back your smile. Dental problems are becoming increasingly common these days. Restorative dentistry has come a long way since its inception, and ...

ATG: Kentland Family Dentistry.pdf
ATG: Kentland Family Dentistry.pdf. Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12:00 am. Download PDF · ATG: Kentland Family Dentistry.pdf. Rules of Conduct. 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. 2 Don't ...

Dentistry and pregnancy
Dentistry. What dental work is appropriate, and what isn't during the time of pregnancy? This article will hit on a few of the most questioned areas. Routine procedures: According to the American Dental Association, "Dental work while pregnant such as ...

Parkland, Lake Land dental clinics taking appointments
CHAMPAIGN — The first dental cleaning Mary Cheung got in recent years made her feel so much better, she was all smiles. She wanted that care sooner, but without dental insurance, she says, "I cannot afford it." The cleaning Cheung, 59, of Champaign ...

Citic Capital Partners Buys US Dental Laboratory DDS Lab
A group led by China's Citic Capital Partners has bought U.S. dental laboratory DDS Lab, according to a statement by the firm Wednesday. Citic, the private equity arm of Chinese asset management firm Citic Capital Holdings Ltd. is buying DDS with Blue ...

China's CITIC Capital buys US dental firm DDS LAB
DDS, established in 2005 and headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a dental laboratory that sells custom dental products to dental service organizations, mid-size group practices and sole practitioner dentists across the United States. "The U.S. dental ...

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards $100000 to St. Bernard Hospital
“The St. Bernard Hospital Dental Center is one of the few facilities providing comprehensive oral health care for children with special needs,” said Lora Vitek, director of philanthropy & community relations for the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation ...

Hospital explores dental options
Of the areas identified, the need for dental services topped the list. Recently MMH was visited by a dentist and a representative from the Colorado Dental Association. Ayoub explained that the two groups are looking at bringing a dentist to Holyoke to ...

National report: Midlevel dental providers expand access to care
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts shows that midlevel dental providers such as dental therapists working in nonprofit public settings can expand access to care in underserved communities while more than paying for ...

Multnomah County's downtown dental clinic for the homeless to expand hours
Multnomah County's downtown dental clinic for the homeless will expand its hours this month to meet increasing demand for early morning appointments. The Billi Odegaard clinic, one of six Multnomah County dental clinics, caters to the homeless and ...

Delta Dental hires dental director
Delta Dental of Iowa announced it has hired Dr. Jeff Chaffin as dental director. Chaffin fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Dr. Ed Schooley from that position earlier this year. Chaffin, currently the president of the American Board of ...

Abington Health announces dental access collaboration program to replace ...
Abington Health announces dental access collaboration program to replace ...

On the Devil, Dentistry and Tooth Decay
I was visiting my dentist, Dr Payne the other day, and while sitting in the chair with my mouth full of machinery and his fingers I was musing about dentistry and the devil. This is not to compare Dr Payne to the devil. He, you will see, is much more ...

ADHA supports expanding access to care; midlevel providers to deliver dental ...
ADHA supports expanding access to care; midlevel providers to deliver dental ...

Florida's dentist of the year practices in New Port Richey
Miller, 59, an American Dental Association delegate and member of the ADA's Council on Member Insurance and Retirement Programs, went to dental school at Marquette University in Milwaukee and has been a dentist since 1981. He recently talked with the ...

How to Detect and Treat Dental Disease in Cats
This is a sponsored post by veterinarian Elizabeth Arguelles, owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. She writes weekly on Reston Now. Dental disease is one of the most common ailments that affect cats. About two-thirds of felines older than ...

New dental clinic planned for Occidental Management's Offices at Cranbrook
Dr. Sheri Boynton-Love is starting her own dental practice and is moving back to east Wichita after a three-year absence. She is starting Love Dentistry in a 2,800-square-foot space in Occidental Management's Offices at Cranbrook, a four-building ...

Dr. Keith Chertok Announces the Availability of All-on-4™ Dental Implants for ...
Dr. Keith Chertok Announces the Availability of All-on-4™ Dental Implants for ...

All-on-4™ Dental Implants Are Now Available to Richmond Hill, GA Patients of ...
All-on-4™ Dental Implants Are Now Available to Richmond Hill, GA Patients of ...

Jury: Syracuse dentistry Small Smiles mistreated low-income kids, but awards ...
Jury: Syracuse dentistry Small Smiles mistreated low-income kids, but awards ...

Clients anticipate details about dental partnership following closure of VNA ...
Clients anticipate details about dental partnership following closure of VNA ...

Dental worker accused of taking $158000 from company
The Kent County Sheriff's Department began investigating in March when the owner of Dental Associates of West Michigan reported receipts from deposit slips showed $158,045 was missing. The money was siphoned over a 30-month period from the ...

National report: Midlevel dental providers expand access to care
During 2012 in Alaska, two dental therapists working for Norton Sound Health Corp. provided care to 1,352 patients, many of whom received regular access to dental care for the first time. The revenues the two dental therapists brought in exceeded the ...

Palmer, Daughters Enjoy Benefits of Children's Dental Practice
"I saw and heard how painful it can be to have adult dental care on a little kid," said Palmer, a single father living in Menifee with his three daughters. "The dentist would tell them, 'I promise you won't feel anything; I numbed your mouth,' while ...

Dental practitioners could change workforce in Kansas, backers say
Steve Arnold, associate dean and professor in the College of Health Professions at Wichita State, said that if the state allowed registered dental practitioners, Wichita State would want to pursue offering a degree program. “I think Wichita State would ...

Mangalore: Book on Dentistry in Kannada to be released on July 6
Mangalore, Jul 4: "The first Kannada book on dentistry 'Suraksha Dantha Aarogya Maargadarshi' will be released on Sunday July 6 at Bharathi College, Nanthoor," said Dr Murali Mohan Choontaru, author of the book. Addressing a press meet held at the ...

Construction Zone: Brewer Dental Orthodontic and Pediatric Center caters to ...
Construction Zone: Brewer Dental Orthodontic and Pediatric Center caters to ...

Bad teeth? Blame your genes
The dentist used it to scare children into proper dental hygiene. And let's be honest, it was funny! Because though British tea and good manners have an excellent international reputation, British teeth are mostly used as a punch line. But tooth decay ...

Shopping for dental and vision insurance? Choices abound
Problems also arise if your child has received dental and vision benefits through the federal insurance program COBRA, which provides protection up to 36 months. My college student son is in that situation. He was bumped off my employer plan three ...

Missions of Mercy dental clinic looking for volunteers
... who can't afford it. For the third year in a row, North Carolina Missions of Mercy, an affiliate of the North Carolina Dental Society, will set up shop in Fayetteville to provide free care for adults who need dental services but otherwise do not ...

Henville: Dental care not just about a smile
Dental care isn't just about shiny white teeth. The mouth is the gateway to the whole body, so dentists play a crucial role in keeping people healthy all around. That is just one of many reasons it is so vital that Americans have regular access to ...

Bradenton, FL Periodontist, Dr. Lindsay B. Eastman Now Accepts Patients from ...
Bradenton, FL Periodontist, Dr. Lindsay B. Eastman Now Accepts Patients from ...

The cutting edge dentist who is always looking ahead
Traditional 'drilling and filling' dentistry is evolving, with customers now coming to Enniskillen from Galway and beyond, requesting cosmetic techniques that they have discovered through a celebrity tweet or a reality TV show. Sinead McEnhill. In her ...