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Grove Dental, Respected Chicagoland Dental Office, Launches Brand-New ...
Grove Dental, Respected Chicagoland Dental Office, Launches Brand-New ...

Dayspring Pediatric Dentistry - 1st Annual Halloween Buy-Back 2014
Area dentists are redefining the phrase "put your money where your mouth is." This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Dayspring Pediatric Dentistry and receive $1 per pound. Dr. Maureen Sevandal and Dr. Lisa Hanson have joined ...

IFCJ to provide free dental care to thousands of needy elderly
In the first stage, some 1,000 housebound elderly, who in addition to financial difficulties are physically unable to go to leave their homes and go to the dentist, will receive treatment in their homes through special mobile devices on behalf of the ...

Coast Dental St. Petersburg Relocates, Expands Services
Residents looking for a new dentist, orthodontist, or root canal specialist in St. Petersburg, FL can enjoy quality care in a more convenient location now that Coast Dental has moved into the Gateway Market Center near Target and Publix at 7801 Dr ...

Brident Dental & Orthodontics Opens New Office in Waco
The new office provides a full range of dental and orthodontic services and is offering a $39 New Patient Special for patients without dental insurance. The special includes a dental exam, x-rays and enrollment in a discounted cost plan for complete ...

Novel technology used to make restorative dental material developed at CU ...
Novel technology used to make restorative dental material developed at CU ...

Local grads return home to practice dentistry
He continued his education at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry where he graduated with a doctorate in dental surgery in 2014. Jaimie Ross also grew up in New Paris where her parents, Denver and Tina Cohee, still reside. She graduated from ...

Free dental clinics for children from Give Kids a Smile organization
The Give Kids A Smile clinics are open to children who are Medicaid-eligible, qualify for a school lunch program or need dental assistance due to other circumstances. The organization is mindful that many area families unexpectedly come into crisis due ...

Man Performs At-Home Dentistry on 'Extreme Cheapskates'
Well, this is truly extreme. A man whose wife doesn't want to shell out cash for a root canal attempts to pull his wife's tooth out in tonight's episode of TLC's Extreme Cheapskates. Grant Hearn, who prepped by studying dentistry on YouTube, says, "I ...

Former Dental Equipment Company Employee Accused of Stealing Equipment
According to an arrest affidavit a Dental Planet company official reported about $20,000 dollars in dental equipment missing and he believed Peysen was selling it on eBay under the name "Alpha Appliance". He says Peysen first denied knowledge of that ...

MORENO VALLEY: College dental hygiene program gets grant
“The Kaiser grant will allow the program to address two of the most documented barriers to oral health – access and cost of services,” said Donna Lesser, associate professor of dental hygiene. “In addition to eliminating the before mentioned barriers ...

Raleigh dentist accused of improperly sedating children
RALEIGH — A Wake County dentist is accused of improperly and routinely putting children into deep sedation, beyond his training, according to the N.C. Board of Dental Examiners. The dental board on Tuesday suspended Robert W. Eisberg II's sedation ...

Charlie Sheen Investigated for Pulling Knife On Dentist
Charlie Sheen clearly doesn't like going to the dentist, because he's under investigation for assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly going nuts in a dental chair in a rock cocaine-fueled rage ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ...

State program aids those without dental insurance
University of Iowa junior Carina Chandlee was one of more than 100 UI students and faculty who volunteered at this year's free dental service weekend. “As a student, I can't imagine not being able to afford dental care,” Chandlee said. “I'm so glad ...

Cornerstone Dentistry donates trees to Habitat
Cornerstone Dentistry in Shelby recently donated trees to Habitat for Humanity for Habitat village on Martin Street. Drs. Kendalyn Lutz-Craver and Sarah Karner and staff support green initiatives and the office was the first LEED Silver Certified ...

Pelham Elementary looks to bring free dental care to children
“Our office is a nonprofit dentist to make it more affordable for people who may not have insurance," Darcy Lefebvre of Saving People's Smile said. "We're reaching out to the younger generation, when things like decay and poor dental health can cause ...

Grant aims to provide dental help to 3500 Portland-area children
Some 3,500 Portland-area children will receive “basic dental preventive services” after a local health care company's foundation allotted a $96,000 grant. Upstream Public Health has launched the Early Childhood Dental Wellness Initiative, which is ...

Charlie Sheen -- Knife, Drug Allegations are Lies ... by Unethical Dental Tech
Charlie Sheen admits he went crazy in a dentist's chair last week ... but insists he was NOT on drugs -- he had a horrible reaction to nitrous oxide ... and the technician who is making the allegation is just bitter because she was fired for violating ...

College names lab in honor of Wytheville dentists
The dental lab will be known as the “Campbell, Throckmorton, & Copenhaver Dental Lab,” in recognition of the tremendous support of Drs. O.J. Campbell, Dennis R. Throckmorton, and Richard G. Copenhaver. Over the years, the trio has provided professional ...

UAB Dentistry's Lemons honored by Committee on Medical and Surgical Devices
Lemons joined the faculty at UAB in 1973 and became a full professor and chair of the Department of Biomaterials in the School of Dentistry in 1978. He was department chair until 1990, and now is a professor in the UAB School of Dentistry in the ...

Cherry Street Health Services dental, hygienist teams back on school campuses ... - The Grand Rapids Press
Cherry Street Health Services dental, hygienist teams back on school campuses ...

Dentistry Today Unveils Paul Feuerstein, DMD, as Technology Editor
Dentistry Today recently added Paul Feuerstein, DMD, as its technology editor. Dr. Feuerstein brings a wealth of dental knowledge, particularly in the areas of digital impressions, CAD/CAM in dentistry, 3-D technologies, and digital diagnosis. Dr ...

TEMECULA: Free dental care event on Oct. 18
A local oral surgeon, Kenneth Whitworth, and the team at Rancho Dental will be offering free dental care to at least 100 patients on Oct. 18. The inaugural event, which has been dubbed “Dentistry from the Heart,” is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ...

Caregiver Training May Help Mentally Disabled Adults With Dental Care
They surveyed 808 caregivers, three quarters of them paid and about 15 percent family members, who brought adults with developmental disabilities to appointments between September 2011 and May 2012 at four Tufts Dental Facilities for Persons with ...

Free dental care for adults, children this weekend
KUSA - Dentists, hygienists, other dental professionals and volunteers will be in Henderson to provide free dental treatment and education through the Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) on Friday and Saturday. COMOM is a two-day portable dental clinic ...

Report urges Oregon to hire dental director
She said states that have successfully implemented state dental programs are led by a dental director dedicated to the mission and that having a dental director would make Oregon eligible for millions of federal grant dollars to dedicate to oral health ...

Smudde Cosmetic Dentistry Works To Improve Your Health & Image
Dr. Kelly Smudde grew up learning about teeth and how to keep them healthy. Born into a family of dentists, she remembered hanging out at her parents' dental offices and exploring the lab equipment with her siblings. It's no wonder that she married ...

Model who lost teeth in attack gets free dental care
Dillon has participated in other free dental care events in the past and said she wanted to help Mason resume her modeling career. "She needs her smile. This is just what we do," she said. Fixing Mason's teeth will take up to six months, but Dillon ...

Dental lasers reduce pain, help patients heal faster
Lasers have enough power to cut as fast as a conventional dental drill, but patients have to receive local anesthetic. If Prince powers down, she said patients need very little if any anesthesia, but the procedure will take longer than it would with a ...

Northeast Children's Dentistry Wins Four Consecutive Talk of the Town ...
Northeast Children's Dentistry Wins Four Consecutive Talk of the Town ...

Charlie Sheen -- Dental Tech Who Accused Me of Knife Attack ... a 'Desperate ...
Charlie Sheen -- Dental Tech Who Accused Me of Knife Attack ... a 'Desperate ...

Woodland Hills Dental Expert Concludes Speaking Engagement with Indian ...
Woodland Hills Dental Expert Concludes Speaking Engagement with Indian ...

Doctor offers free dental care
HUBBARD, Ohio (WKBN) – Anyone in need of dental work but unable to afford it will be offered services Friday in Hubbard. For the fourth year in a row, Braydich Dental on East Liberty Street is holding an event called Dentistry from the Heart. They ...

Free Dentistry Day breaks records
All of the doctors who participated in the Free Dentistry Day event: Drs. Rob Carimi, Rick Jackowski and Greg Johnson of Pleasant Family Dentistry, Dr. Michael Zetz of Crescent Moon Orthodontics on Daniel Island and Dr. Laura Callison of Sweetgrass ...

Many young pregnant women need better dental care: study
Younger pregnant women, as well as non-Hispanic black and Mexican American women, and women with low family income or low education are not getting dental care as often as others, researchers found. Experts say dental care is especially important ...

Is a Market Crash Coming? The Dental Indicator Says Yes
If you're looking to predict where the economy is heading, look under your nose—right at your teeth. When times get tight, dental care slips. Tracking the performance of the nation's dental industry, then, may suggest broader themes in the overall ...

After Dental Surgery, Teen Says, Beyonce 'Lied to Me'
After Dental Surgery, Teen Says, Beyonce 'Lied to Me'. Cody Lanphere asks "where is Beyonce? She told me she'd be here." 06:02 | 10/03/2014. Related Links: Watch: Dentist Yanks Exes Teeth · Watch: Drink Up! Happy Hour at the Dentist · Watch: Viral ...

Report urges Oregon to hire dental director
A six-year strategic plan for oral health in Oregon is urging the state to hire a dental director to help guide and implement strategies to improve dental care access, quality and outcomes. The strategic plan, released Friday, follows a May report ...

North American Dental poised for expansion
Lawrence County-based North American Dental Group is preparing for rapid expansion by year's end, which could boost its payroll by 100 employees. North American Dental partners with dentists to provide support services and the company anticipates ...

Report: Oregon should hire dental health director
PORTLAND, Ore. — A report says Oregon should hire a dental director to help improve access to care and lower costs. The recommendation is part of a strategic plan focused on oral health. Forty-seven states already have dental directors, and federal ...

Closure of New York Fashion Braces dental office leaves patients, staff filing ...
Closure of New York Fashion Braces dental office leaves patients, staff filing ...

Charlie Sheen Sued for Sexual Assault By Dental Tech -- Charlie Says BS
Charlie Sheen allegedly jumped out of a dental chair last week, pulled his nitrous oxide mask off and grabbed the dental tech's breast ... so she claims in a new lawsuit -- claims that Charlie says are absurd. Margarita Palestino alleges in her new ...

Judge rules Alabama dental law is constitutional; non-dentists can't provide ... - The Huntsville Times
Judge rules Alabama dental law is constitutional; non-dentists can't provide ...

Charlie Sheen sued for alleged violent dental office attack
In the filed complaint, Palestino alleges that Sheen "yelled incoherently" at her and other staff when he entered the dental office. Sheen was escorted to a private examination room and placed on a dental chair. Palestino, dentist George Bogen and ...

Charlie Sheen Sued For Sexual Battery After Visit to Dentist's Office Goes Wrong
According to a lawsuit filed by Margarita Palestino, a dental technician based in Los Angeles, the actor, 49, committed assault, battery, sexual battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress on Sept. 25, when he sought treatment at his ...

Free dental care available to uninsured, low-income families Saturday
Uninsured and low-income families are encouraged to come to Prairie View High School on Saturday. It's on a first-come, first-serve basis. The doors open at 6 a.m. and more than 200 dentists and 1,200 volunteers will be on hand. There will be 125 ...

Is Dental Insurance Worth It?
You need medical insurance, if only to protect against the cost of an accident or illness so expensive that you could be ruined financially. But do you really need dental insurance? It's an interesting question, because you can avoid the most likely ...

Newman's Own honors Adopt a Vet Dental
Adopt a Vet Dental, a local dental outreach program, received a 2014 Newman's Own Award, given to nonprofit organizations for innovative programs to improve military quality of life. Adopt a Vet was one of five organizations to receive the $37,500 ...

Free dentistry day in Twinsburg
The free dentistry event is Twinsburg will provide services to many without insurance. (Source: MGN Online). TWINSBURG, OH (WOIO) -. People in the Twinsburg community will have the opportunity to receive free dentistry services ranging from cleanings, ...

Dentist, staff give back to community
Dr. Michael Prost has been a practicing dentist for 17 years, and serving the Fletcher Heights area in North Peoria for the past 12. Early on in his career he began volunteering with the Central Arizona Shelter Service's dental clinic, essentially, he ...