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Free day of dental service offered to veterans
9, U.S. military veterans can come to the Palm Harbor dental practice of William Jarmolych and receive treatment completely free of charge. “This is something that came up recently,” said Carlsen, who is the director of marketing with the Hollywood ...

Tri-Valley Vietnam mission offers free dental care
He was struck by how many patients, young and old, seemed so happy and grateful once they got to the free dental clinic in Da Nang, Vietnam, that he helped to set up with two other Bay Area volunteers, Austin Lee, of Dublin, and Quan Nguyen, of ...

Personality Profile: Kevin Huff a Dover dentist who enjoys brightening smiles
I went to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and graduated with an bachelor's degree in zoology in 1993. After three years at Miami, I was accepted early into dental school at Ohio State and graduated from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry ...

2015 is a great year to celebrate JK Rowling, Waterloo and dental floss ...
2015 is a great year to celebrate JK Rowling, Waterloo and dental floss ...

International Dental Convention Participants Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity is the oldest international dental organization in the world, and also the oldest international Jewish medical organization. Its mission is to enhance the lives of dental professionals worldwide by ...

Dentists to be warned of rise in fake equipment for sale in UK
“Dental devices from China have been one of the most prolific areas we've been dealing with,” said Alastair Jeffrey, head of enforcement at the MHRA. “We've had dental drills come apart in a patient's mouth and x-ray machines that produce a much higher ...

Shawnda Schroeder: N.D. needs action to boost access to dental care
In 2013, 249 North Dakota dental practices billed for at least one Medicaid patient, but only 65 (26 percent) of these practices saw more than 100 Medicaid patients. More than 50 percent of Medicaid patients who saw a dentist in 2013 received care from ...

Wilbraham Board of Appeals to hold public hearing on proposed dental practice
8 at 5:45 p.m. in Town Hall on a petition by Kid's Dentist Realty for a special permit to allow professional and business offices within an existing building on property owned by JCE Realty at 1984 Boston Road. The applicant is seeking to conduct a ...

Tending to Unmet Dental Needs—a Root of Elder Hunger
In one of the first programs of its kind in the U.S., nonprofit food-delivery service Citymeals-on-Wheels recently joined with Columbia University College of Dental Medicine to conduct a pilot study of meal recipients' oral health. Funded with a $50 ...

Special-needs patients face difficulties with dental care
Going to the dentist used to be a simple, routine task for Lauren McAllister, one her family took for granted since she always had good insurance. But after she suffered a brain injury in February 2010, dental visits became a trial and a quest. The 38 ...

Dental problems could be a sign of an eating disorder
The dentist will often identify one or more of the following in patients with eating disorders: specific wear-patterns on the teeth in characteristic locations, redness and/or ulcerations in the mouth, lesions on the soft palate, irritations in the ...

Letter: Rotten teeth system - it's time to change NHS dentistry
SIR – Exactly one year ago, 100 dental professionals wrote a letter to you, raising serious concerns that the NHS dental system in England was unfit for purpose. Dentists have said that they cannot provide the best care while under pressure to meet the ...

Letter: Time to turn back dental 'bill of goods'
We were told it would reduce cavities by 65 percent, cut dental bills in half, and miraculously benefit poor children from needing to sit in a dentist's chair. Most of us believed what we were told, becoming as myopic as the dentists trained to ...

Dentists debate need to extract wisdom teeth
When wisdom teeth break through the gum only partly, often because there's not enough room in the jaw, they are considered impacted. That can lead to decay, plaque and other problems, and that's why many dentists suggest removing them despite no ...

DAL DENTISTRY | YOUR LETTERS
Their recommendations of sanctions for the offenders in the Dal dentistry scandal, such as deferred graduation, community service and professional counselling makes much more sense than the vigilante justice suggestions which appear to focus more on ...

How to annihilate the “Big Box Dental Shops" in your market
A recent ADA study revealed dental revenues in the U.S. have been flat since 2008. During that time there have been well over 2,000 of what I call “Big Box Dental Shops” popping up like dandelions in the spring. What does that mean? It means ...

Dalhousie dentistry Facebook scandal hurts donations
At least one Dalhousie University alumnus has stopped giving money to the Halifax institution as a result of the scandal over a misogynistic Facebook group run by dentistry students. Doug Cooke graduated from Dalhousie with a bachelor of science degree ...

Students begin classes at new dental assistant school
YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A new dental assistant school is providing students with an accelerated training program. Friday was the first day of classes at VIP Dental Assistant Training. Dentist Brian Boynton and his wife and business partner ...

Riddle Veteran receives dental care gift
RIDDLE, Ore. -- Smiles Dental is beginning a program called Smiles for Veterans, where at each office community members nominate a local veteran for a chance to win a gift. Smiles Dental in Riddle selected Navy veteran Robert Williams to receive a gift ...

Indian Dental Association of California Gala Celebrates 30 Years
The convention's chief guest, Indian Dental Association (India) president Mahesh Verma, delivers an address to attendees during the opening gala. Verma is also a Padma Shri recipient. (Nilesh G. Patel photo) ...

Cross Timbers Family Dental to hold ribbon cutting ceremony
Kurtis Reitz and team at Cross Timbers Family Dental, located at 3152 S. Broadway, will be host a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Reitz and ...

Dental care needed like medical care
In New Hampshire, we have done a tremendous amount of work in improving access to dental care for children. We consistently rank near the top in national standing for preventive services provided for children, including dental sealants. There is a ...

Dr. Wheeler retires after 53-year dentistry career in Red Bluff
Dr. Wheeler retires after 53-year dentistry career in Red Bluff. Dr. Bruce Wheeler Jr. retired from his dentistry practice after 53 years in Red Bluff. Daily News photo by Rich Greene. By Rich Greene, Daily News. Posted: 01/03/15, 6:08 AM PST ...

Dal profs go public in dentistry school misogyny complaint
The first is to, “ensure the safety and well-being of members of the University community, most particularly members of the 4th year class in Dentistry, other Dentistry students, faculty and staff, and Dental Hygiene students who would be required to ...

NH Hospital construction interrupts dental care for psychiatric facility
Under normal circumstances, a small team at New Hampshire Hospital has been able to offer a slate of dental services to patients living there. Demand fluctuated and dental needs differed, but New Hampshire Hospital Chief Executive Officer Bob MacLeod ...

Mobile dentists fill gap in accessible care
A growing number of dental professionals will come to you if you can't make it to their offices. They show up for appointments at patients' homes or residential care facilities, packing lightweight X-ray equipment, portable drills and battery-powered ...

High tech dental opens in Princeville
"We are basically trying to create the most comfortable and accommodating high tech environment that you can, with comprehensive services that no other practice can offer and without the wait times," said Thomas Atkin, DMD, co-owner of Princeville ...

Dalhousie professors go public with complaint against dentistry students
A Dalhousie University faculty member who has filed a complaint with three other professors over male students who allegedly posted sexually hateful messages online about females says she was acting on behalf of other students who feel more needs to be ...

Students wanted formal complaint against Dalhousie dentistry students: professor
A Dalhousie University faculty member who has filed a complaint with three other professors over male students who allegedly posted sexually hateful messages online about females says she was acting on behalf of other students who feel more needs to be ...

Students wanted formal complaint: prof
She says the complaint asks that the dentistry students involved in the Facebook group where misogynistic comments were allegedly posted be suspended on an interim basis prior to the return of classes on Monday. Baylis said suspending the students ...

Mother seeks more oversight on dental safety a year after Finley Boyle's death
New rules regarding dentists and sedatives were put into place shortly after Finley's death, But Ashley has started a web site, finleys-law.org. She's pushing for a law allowing parents to be in the treatment room with their children during dental ...

Memorial held for toddler who died after dental procedure
It's been exactly one year since three-year old Finley Boyle of Kailua died following a dental procedure, and while family and friends gathered Sunday at Kailua Beach to remember Finley, her mother Ashley is still seeking answers why she died. “It's ...

New Dentist Office Opens in Independence
Peter Family Dentistry celebrates with a ribbon cutting Monday at its new office at 2025 Declaration Drive (Suite B) in the Independence Towne Center. Dr. Jeffrey D. Peter will provide dental services ranging from preventive care and general dentistry ...

Long-awaited free dental clinic to open
VOLUNTEERING HIS CARPENTRY skills to the Regional Health Care Center, Jim Matthews installs studs in the former board room at Johnson County Community Health Services, 723 PCA Road, during renovations for location of free medical and dental ...

Dalhousie suspends 13 dentistry students from clinic in Facebook scandal
Thirteen Dalhousie University dentistry students who belonged to a controversial Facebook group have been temporarily suspended from clinical activities, pending consideration by the Faculty of Dentistry's Academic Standards Class Committee. Halifax's ...

Dalhousie University suspends 13 dentistry students from clinical activities ...
Dalhousie University suspends 13 dentistry students from clinical activities ...

Dalhousie suspends 13 dentistry students over Facebook page
The statement said the suspension will allow the Faculty of Dentistry Academic Standards Class Committee to consider the case from the perspective of professionalism requirements. It said the committee can develop remediation plans and recommend ...

Dalhousie suspends 13 dentistry students involved in Facebook scandal from ...
Dalhousie suspends 13 dentistry students involved in Facebook scandal from ...

Dalhousie suspends 13 dentistry students from clinic over Facebook page
Florizone said the suspension would remain in place pending consideration by the faculty of dentistry's academic standards class committee. Although the suspension covers clinic activity, Florizone said a decision will be made this week about the ...

13 Dalhousie University dentistry students who belonged to a controversial ...
13 Dalhousie University dentistry students who belonged to a controversial ...

Dalhousie Professors Go Public About Complaint Against Dentistry Students
21 and hand-delivered a print copy the following day. She says the complaint asks that the dentistry students involved in the Facebook group where misogynistic comments were allegedly posted be suspended on an interim basis prior to the return of ...

Dalhousie University suspends 13 dentistry students over Facebook page
The statement said the suspension will allow the Faculty of Dentistry Academic Standards Class Committee to consider the case from the perspective of professionalism requirements. It said the committee can develop remediation plans and recommend ...

80 cities where dental hygienists are in search of 80 degrees
The headquarters for PennWell Corp., which publishes Dental Economics, RDH, and a variety of digital newsletters, is housed in a rectangular building. The long sides of the building face north and south. The south side isn't too bad, except when the ...

Aspen Dental Team Brings Free Dental Care And Education To Struggling Haiti
5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of nine Aspen Dental clinicians recently provided free dental care to almost 400 patients during a week-long humanitarian mission to Haiti, a country still recovering five years after the catastrophic earthquake that ...

Lose a tooth? Here are some dental options
Losing a tooth used to mean wearing a denture or just living with a fewer-than-usual complement of teeth. Later, fixed bridges became the most common lost-tooth fix, and, more recently, dental implants have come to offer a more high-tech solution ...

Dumbshit Dental Students Suspended for Misogynist Facebook Page
Thirteen students from the Dalhousie University's dental school in Halifax, Nova Scotia have been suspended for what their dean calls "deeply offensive" Facebook posts in a group called "Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen." The students made jokes about ...

Northridge Dental Group is Now Offering Treatments for Sleep Apnea
5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northridge dentist at Northridge Dental Group is now offering sleep apnea treatments. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that affects millions of Americans. Those at the highest risk are older people, men, and those who ...

Mobile Dentistry Services Filling Care Gaps in California
California dentists and hygienists who provide mobile dentistry services are filling gaps in care for elderly patients and others who face barriers to receiving care through traditional office visits. A California Dental Association spokesperson says ...

Dalhousie dentistry Facebook scandal prompts protest
Hundreds marched across Dalhousie University's campus on Monday, protesting how the Halifax university has handled the students behind sexually explicit postings made on the Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen Facebook page. The fourth-year male dentistry ...

Response to Dentistry Facebook comments continues
The posts, many of which were about female students in the Faculty of Dentistry, were made by fellow fourth-year Dentistry students in a private Facebook group. The posts' content has generated national media attention and sparked broad conversations ...