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Seniors need more dental care
It's no secret today that a healthy body starts with a healthy mouth.That is abundantly clear when you look at the teeth and gums of many nursing home residents in Virginia, the vast majority of whom receive no dental care because Medicaid does not pay ...

Enfield Family Dental's Dr. Rashmi Patel Upgrading Preventative Dentistry Service
These services, which are now available through Enfield Family Dental, take advantage of a number of very recent technological developments in the field of dentistry that Dr. Patel believes will benefit his patients' dental health in a very significant ...

Free dental clinic offered in Fayetteville
FAYETTEVILLE — North Carolina Missions of Mercy will hold a free dental clinic today and Saturday at Crown Coliseum. The clinic is free of charge for adults 18 and older today from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1960 ...

Should dentists do more to help smokers quit?
Just about every dentist will say smoking ruins your smile, causing conditions that range from tooth discoloration to gum disease to jaw bone loss and oral cancers. But while it's a well-known fact that cigarettes can do serious damage to your oral ...

Dental Associates Opens Downtown Clinic in Iron Block Building
Dental Associates, Wisconsin's largest family-owned dental group practice, purchased the Iron Block Building in January 2012 and made a commitment to restore the historic landmark to its former glory. It is the only remaining building with a cast iron ...

DENTISTRY/REGENERATIVE MEDICINE: Low-level light stirs in vivo stem cells ...
DENTISTRY/REGENERATIVE MEDICINE: Low-level light stirs in vivo stem cells ...

LIGHT-ENABLED DENTISTRY/OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ...
LIGHT-ENABLED DENTISTRY/OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ...

Dr. Lauren Atwell Is New Dentist At Yonkers' Saw Mill Dental
Atwell, who is bilingual in Spanish and English, is an experienced general dentist with clinical proficiency in molar rotary endodontics, crowns and bridges, veneers, simple surgical extractions, implant restorations, and is Invisalign certified. In ...

Free clinic at Fayetteville's Crown Expo Center to help those with dental needs
The 47-year-old Fayetteville mother of five arrived at the Crown Expo Center at 2:30 a.m. Thursday to begin her wait for dental care at the two-day North Carolina Missions of Mercy free clinic that begins today. As a former customer service ...

Dogs help nervous dental patients
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - A Wisconsin dentist's office is using therapy dogs to help keep patients calm. Dogs are fun, and people like them, so why not put them to work? Dr. Rena Christman's office is planning to try it out. A dental office in Eau Claire has ...

More than 1000 show up for free dental care in Williamson County
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A trip to the dentist for an annual cleaning is something many may take for granted. But for several families in our area, dental care only comes when volunteers offer it up for free. Dentists and others volunteered their ...

Community health fairs offered by Lorain Health and Dentistry
LORAIN — Lorain County Health and Dentistry will host a series of free community health fairs during National Health Center Week Aug. 11-14 at each of its four locations: — from 1 to 4 p.m. (story time for children from 2 to 3 p.m.) on Aug. 11 at ...

Going Professional: The Ins and Outs
We're not talking about humanities here. A professional degree is all about pragmatism — acquiring a specific set of career skills that often leads to a certification. Pursuing one takes a considerable investment of time and money. So how hard is it ...

Spots full for Aspen Dental free dental care day
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Offices will be full Saturday after all the appointments for Aspen Dental's free dental care day were filled. The two Aspen Dental Offices in Fort Wayne are opening its doors Saturday as part of a national movement to bring ...

Apex Dental to Offer Free Services
"Dentists go on mission trips throughout the world, but why not start at home that's what this is about," said Robert Gauthier, President of Apex Dental. Gauthier knows it's not easy for everyone to pay for dental services, but with that in mind he's ...

Four benefits of Sleeping Dentistry
There are many things in life that you would never want to sleep through. A root canal is not one of them. If fear, anxiety, or just not wanting to feel any pain has kept you from making that necessary appointment with your dentist, sleep dentistry may ...

Dental insurance company puts up interesting billboard near State Fair
"It certainly wasn't intended to offend anybody, or take a stab at something as loved as a cream puff," Delta Dental spokeswoman Donna Chapman-Stone said. "It's up to the parents. Make sure your kids brush their teeth," Patricia Dahlman said. State ...

A mission of mercy leaves hundreds in Central Texas smiling after they receive ...
A mission of mercy leaves hundreds in Central Texas smiling after they receive ...

The impact of patient and payer mix on dental program sustainability
In safety net dental programs, payer mix has a huge impact on financial sustainability, and can be a significant challenge to manage. To understand the impact payer mix is having on the dental program, dental leadership first needs to determine the ...

Lorain County Health and Dentistry offers free community health fairs
LORAIN — Lorain County Health and Dentistry will host a series of free community health fairs during National Health Center Week Aug. 11-14 at each of its four locations: — from 1 to 4 p.m. (story time for children from 2 to 3 p.m.) on Aug. 11 at ...

King's hosts free public lecture on public health and dentistry
Dr. Onur Nacakgedigi, a visiting scholar from northern Iraq at King's College, will discuss his research on public health and public health dentistry during a free public lecture at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, in the Burke Auditorium, located in the ...

Providence Community Health Centers expands dental care for children
PROVIDENCE — Community and health-care leaders joined members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation on Friday to celebrate the opening of new dental offices at Providence Community Health Centers, on Prairie Avenue. The 10,000-square-foot ...

Nuanced Media Client, CEDR HR Solutions, to Speak at Upcoming Major Dental ...
Nuanced Media Client, CEDR HR Solutions, to Speak at Upcoming Major Dental ...

Makerere dental school gets equipment for research, treatmentPublish Date ...
Makerere dental school gets equipment for research, treatmentPublish Date ...

Free clinic at Fayetteville's Crown Expo Center to help those with dental needs
Although the Affordable Care Act now requires most Americans to purchase health insurance and provides tax credits to make it more affordable for low-income Americans, dental coverage for adults is not one of the 10 essential benefits required of ...

Former church now home to dental practice
Dr. Jason Robson, right, and his son, Dr. Jason Robson flank an original stained glass window in the former Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 240 E. Sandusky Ave., where they started their joint dental practice July 7. (EXAMINER PHOTO | HALEY COOPER) ...

Dentist hangs up white coat after 65 years
Daughter Peggy has two degrees and has been her father's hygienist for several years. Today she keeps the office open at the same Canal Street location; she does cooperative dental work with a Roswell dentist who comes here a couple of days each month ...

Dentist Named Toothaker Allegedly Stole Dental Gold
A Nebraska dentist has been accused of stealing nearly $17,000 worth of dental gold and medical equipment from a Veteran Affairs Medical Center. Randall Toothaker, a 58-year-old Omaha resident, pleaded not guilty to pilfering the items on Wednesday, ...

Dental records expected to confirm identify of Colleton County crash victim
A driver died in a fiery crash in Colleton County Saturday morning, and the coroner's office is working to confirm an identify through dental records. A 2002 Ford Taurus was going north on Featherbed Road toward U.S. 17-A at 7:55 a.m. when the car ran ...

Free dental care provided by Aspen Dental on Saturday
Aspen Dental is on a mission to give Americans a healthy mouth. So, they joined up with Oral Health America to provide care to thousands of people in need across America. “Dental care is something that is extremely important for your overall health ...

Granville dentist announces addition of dental hygienist
GRANVILLE – Deena Robinson recently joined Dr. Jon Musser's dental practice as a registered dental hygienist. Robinson is responsible for providing hygiene care, nonsurgical periodontal treatment and preventative education for patients. She has 13 ...

Volunteers' work at Missions of Mercy dental clinic bring smiles
Volunteers' work at Missions of Mercy dental clinic bring smiles. Dental assistant Riki Nunnery and Dr. Keith Taylor work on Bridget Hunt on Saturday during the N.C. Dental Society clinic at the Crown Expo Center. Volunteers' work at Missions of Mercy ...

/River Rock Dental 's office is equiped with digital x-rays which reduce ...
/River Rock Dental 's office is equiped with digital x-rays which reduce ...

Dental Assistant
DENTAL ASSISTANT: WLR general practice looking for confident, self starter to join established practice. 4.5 days/wk, pd holidays & vacation, retirement.. 1-3 yrs experience required. Please fax resume, with references, to 501-224-2405. Back to search ...

Fire damages Portland dental office
A dumpster fire caused minor damge to the outside of the Glisan Dental offices late Saturday evening. No one was injured at the fire at 7990 N.E. Glisan St. Portland Fire & Rescue was able to extinguish the fire within minutes of arriving. The fire ...

Dental records confrim discovery of Miller's remains
The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has confirmed skeletal remains found near Petrolia, CA are those of Shane Miller. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to the River Bar in Petrolia Friday around 11:00 p.m after the Petrolia Fire Department ...

Free dental clinic expected to help 1500 patients in York, Chester and ...
Free dental clinic expected to help 1500 patients in York, Chester and ...

Science Briefs: Ancient human dental plaque, NC Botanical Garden exposition ...
Science Briefs: Ancient human dental plaque, NC Botanical Garden exposition ...

New office makes dental care accessible for families
Williams. Dr. Karli Williams grew up in Pierre and has returned after 10 years of dental schooling and residency to make a home here with her husband Justin and work at a new location of Black Hills Pediatric Dentistry. Buy this photo. Posted: Sunday ...

Dental records confirm remains belong to Shane Miller
Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said Sunday that remains found near Petrolia belong to accused triple-murderer Shane Miller. Authorities have been searching for Miller since May of 2013 after he allegedly killed his wife Sandy and daughters Shelby ...

Mother-Daughter Dentistry
It wasn't easy being a woman dentist in 1978. Some prospective patients brought their children in for appointments but insisted on male dentists for themselves. Out of 6,000 members of the New Jersey Dental Association, only 56 were women. Linda Stone ...

Dentists take part in overseas mission
WALLINGFORD — Thirty-two people, including five local dentists, traveled to Honduras earlier this year to perform over 300 dental procedures as part of a one-week mission trip. The dentists — Randy Greenberg, Alan Schupack, David Fried, Michael ...

Minnesota man retires from dentistry, spends days building boats on Swan Lake
PENGILLY, Minn. — A retired dentist has turned his attention from preserving smiles to restoring wooden boats. "They're both passions of mine," said David Gunelson of Pengilly. "Being a dentist was good. I really enjoyed seeing all of the people, but ...

That Time I Went To The Dentist In A Trailer, Stationed At Dropbox's Headquarters
"Hi Ariel. Just a reminder of your upcoming dental appt tomorrow at 9:00am at Dropbox. Thank you!" Getting a text reminder that my next dentist appointment is at the offices of one of San Francisco's larger tech companies is strange, but in this case ...

Kolkata boy takes over as Commandant of military dental unit
KOLKATA: Maj Gen Ananda Kumar Nandi, an oral and maxilofacial surgical specialist has taken over as Commandant, Command Military Dental Centre (Eastern Command) in Kolkata. Maj Gen Nandi graduated from the Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Dental College in ...

Delta Dental Philanthropic Efforts Focus on Today's Care, Future of Dentistry
Several South Florida dental clinics, oral health programs and dental school graduates were recipients of the more than $200,000 in Florida -based grants this past year from Delta Dental Insurance Company , according to the company's 2013-14 community ...

Local dentist to serve as a trustee of the Massachusetts Dental Society
An MDS member since 2005, Gandhi has previously served as chair of the Metropolitan District Dental Society and guest board member on the MDS Board of Trustees. She is a past participant of the MDS Leadership Institute program, which led her to be ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: Is Fear Keeping you from seeing the ...
Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: Is Fear Keeping you from seeing the ...

Dental Lab Technicians: True Air Force artisans
Staff Sgt. Ruben Alfonso, 6th Dental Squadron laboratory technician, works on a tooth replacement on July 28, 2014, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. As a lab tech, Alfonso is entrusted with the fabrication and repair of dentures, removable partial ...

Are your dental team members lone 'silos,' or do they take 'team' seriously?
The silo effect can occur in the dental practice when there is a lack of communication or common objectives among the different areas – the clinical staff and the business staff, the doctor and the hygienists, etc. Individuals have tasks to achieve ...