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Dentistry offering free oral cancer screenings
BULLHEAD CITY — Thunder Mountain Dentistry is offering free oral cancer screenings on Friday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. until noon. “The free screenings are part of our effort to increase community awareness of the disease,” said dentist C. Orjuela ...

Clinic offering free dentistry
Chandler Park Dental Care in Bowling Green will offer free dentistry Friday during the fifth annual Smiles from the Heart. The clinic's dentists, Dr. Eli Jackson and Dr. Devin Hall, will be joined by other dentists and their staffs to provide free ...

Sarrell Dental saw growth in patients, facilities last year
Sarrell Dental, the main provider in Alabama of dental care for low-income children on Medicaid, grew in patient volume and clinics last year. The growth is needed to help counteract a lack of dentists willing to accept Medicaid patients in the state ...

Patient who posted bad review of dentist on Yelp sued for £125000 by practice ...
Patient who posted bad review of dentist on Yelp sued for £125000 by practice ...

Oxnard Dentist Stresses Importance of Dental Care in 2015
OXNARD, Calif., Feb. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John M. Abajian, D.D.S. of Esthetic Smiles, stresses the importance of turning over a new leaf for better dental care in the New Year. According to Dr. Abajian, patients should see their dentists twice a ...

Mobile dental unit to roll out by midsummer
KINGSPORT — Dental care is the number one unmet health need in our region with the United Way of Greater Kingsport identifying more than 16,000 people in Sullivan County not having adequate access to dental care, either by lack of funds or lack of ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: Overcoming Fear of the Dentist for ...
Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: Overcoming Fear of the Dentist for ...

Oregon dentistry administrator takes national job
Patrick Braatz, longtime executive director of the Oregon Board of Dentistry, has resigned for a job with a national test development group. Bratz, who was top administrator for the state's dental oversight agency for 11 years, said he took the job as ...

Orotta School of Medicine and Dentistry Graduates 57 Medical Doctors
Asmara — Orotta School of Medicine and Dentistry today graduated a total of 57 Medical Doctors. During the fifth commencement, 32 Doctors graduated in Medicine and 22 others in Dentistry, while the remaining three graduated in Pediatrics and Child ...

UNMC's Dental Day to serve kids from 11 communities
LINCOLN — Children from 11 communities in Nebraska will receive the full dental experience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's 14th annual Dental Day on Friday. The care includes cleanings, extractions, fillings and root canals, as well as ...

Dr. Gary Klugman offers 'Dentistry from the Heart'
On February 6th they will host their second annual "Dentistry From the Heart" which is a day of free dental care for anyone over age 18. Patients may choose to have a cleaning, filling or extraction. During their inaugural event last year, Dr. Klugman ...

EYE ON OLYMPIA — Rep. Tharinger hopes to end decay of dental care with ...
EYE ON OLYMPIA — Rep. Tharinger hopes to end decay of dental care with ...

Teething 101: Tips from a dentist and dad
When my first daughter started teething, my wife and I had some of our most stressful nights as young parents. After emerging from the blur of the newborn stage, we were confident that we were in a groove with the sleep schedule when teething threw a ...

Damian Loren Newhart's Trek From Family Guy Dentist Welcomed by OC to ...
Damian Loren Newhart's Trek From Family Guy Dentist Welcomed by OC to ...

Ugandan doctor recognised for introducing technology in dentistry
Dr Tom Mutyabule, a dental surgeon was last week recognised by the international society of computerized dentistry (ISCD) for pioneering a fast-healing procedure in dental healthcare. He is credited for introducing cerec technology in dental healthcare ...

Survey says … how dental patients prefer to be contacted
“Since we strive to be a helpful resource for dental practices, we wanted to explore a challenge that most dentists could relate to facing on a regular basis,” Loria explained. “Missed appointments are a huge pain point for practices, so we thought ...

Free dental screenings for children
For the third consecutive year, Colgate-Palmolive and Family Dollar are partnering to sponsor free dental screenings for children in Charlotte during Black History Month. Checkups will be available Feb. 13 for children, ages 3-12. The Colgate Bright ...

Free dental care offered Friday and Saturday
6-7 to offer two days of free dental care for those in need. Organizers say no appointments are necessary and there is no patient pre-registration. Services will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Among those services are fillings ...

Give Kids A Smile Announces Patient Openings For Upcoming Free Dental ...
Give Kids A Smile Announces Patient Openings For Upcoming Free Dental ...

Free Children's Dental Care in Dexter
Kids in northern Penobscot County will have the chance to get free dental care later this week. Sebasticook Family Doctors is holding the free clinic Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM at their Dexter location. It's part of the national Give Kids a Smile Day ...

February is National Pet Dental Health Month
For over two decades, veterinarians around the country have been using this month as an extra opportunity to educate pet owners about the importance of dental health. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show ...

February is Pet National Dental Awareness Month
The American Veterinary Medical Association has established February as National Pet Dental Awareness Month to emphasize an area of pet care often overlooked by pet owners. Most pet owners are unaware of their pet's dental problems because most ...

RCO of the Week – The John Greene Society (School of Dentistry)
“The John Greene Society is an invaluable part of dental student culture at UCSF, providing a resource for research opportunities and keeping the spirit of scientific inquiry alive,” said Roger Mraz, program administrator in the School of Dentistry's ...

Life of a Dental Student: Entering Class of 2011
In this column we interview students anonymously from each year of the UCSF Dental School. We want to put a face on the people we pass in the hallways, highlight their experiences, similarities and differences. Student: 4th Year, Male. Tell us about ...

State dental board disciplines local dentist
The Kansas Dental Board has taken disciplinary action against a Garden City dentist after an investigation for violations of state dental law. The state board found reasonable grounds to believe Corwin J. “Jay” Keltner may have committed one or more ...

Dental Firm Straumann Makes Pay Cuts As Surging Swiss Franc Bites
ZURICH— Straumann Holding AG has announced pay cuts for staff and management, making the dental-implant maker the latest Swiss company to take drastic steps to counter the recent surge in the value of the Swiss franc. Basel-based Straumann said it ...

Could a dental therapist fill Washington's dental care void?
At the end of October, thousands of people from across Washington braved cold, blustery weather to wait in line for dental care. Many of those at the four-day, volunteer-driven event in Key Arena had not seen a dentist in more than 10 years. Almost all ...

StartUp Health portfolio's latest additions: Dental selfies and prostate ...
StartUp Health portfolio's latest additions: Dental selfies and prostate ...

NYC Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Rozenberg Featured In New Cosmetic Dentistry Book ...
NYC Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Rozenberg Featured In New Cosmetic Dentistry Book ...

Former Laguna Niguel dentist braces for bank robbery charges, accused of ...
Former Laguna Niguel dentist braces for bank robbery charges, accused of ...

Free dental care for kids being offered Friday
The East Central Dental Society in conjunction with the Pitt County Health Department, ECU School of Dental Medicine, ECU School of Medicine, ECU College of Nursing and the Maynard Children's Hospital at Vidant Medical Center will be participating in ...

Free Dental Care Being Provided to Middle School Students
Faculty, students and staff from the UTHSC's College of Dentistry will provide more than 80 students at Memphis Academy of Health Sciences Middle School with free dental screenings, teeth cleaning and a range of other oral health services. Students ...

PSC dental hygiene clinic offers low cost services
The dental hygiene clinic at Pensacola State College's Warrington campus offers low cost preventive dental hygiene services to the public, at a discount or for no cost. Oral cancer screening, teeth cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatments and sealants are ...

Free dental care to be provided Saturday
It's time to get that cleaning, filling or extraction you've been putting off since your dental insurance lapsed. In support of February's Gum Disease Awareness Month, Periodontal Associates of North Florida will host a day of free dental care as part ...

San Juan College, area dentists to host free youth dental clinic Friday
FARMINGTON — The San Juan College dental hygiene program and local Dental Society will be providing free dental care to children Friday as part of National "Give Kids A Smile" day. Dental hygiene students and local dentists will be providing dental ...

How to Make the Costs For Your Dental Care More Affordable Without Insurance
And it gets grittier, still: even if a patient has dental insurance, many plans only provide coverage up to a certain amount, and others require a person to wait six months before using it. That's why it's essential to check out the details before you ...

Free Dental Care For Mid-south Middle Schoolers
Faculty, students and staff from the UTHSC's College of Dentistry will care for more than 80 students at Memphis Academy of Health Sciences Middle School with free dental screenings, teeth cleaning and a range of other oral health services. Students ...

Free dentistry event provides better smiles
That being said, it's good to know there are people in our community like local dentist Dr. Eli Jackson and Dr. Devin Hall and other dentists who once a year step up to the plate and offer free dental care. The only requirements are that patients are ...

Iowa does good job of covering kids' dental health
February is National Children's Dental Health month and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans beginning good habits early and scheduling regular dental visits by age 1 helps children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth ...

Appointments available for free dental event
Appointments are available for the Friday, Feb. 6 free dental services offering for children at the Durham County Department of Public Health. The 11-annual Give Kids A Smile Day will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the department's dental clinic ...

Investigators use dental records to identify crash victims
NEW YORK — The fiery crash of a New York commuter train in Westchester County left some of the six victims so badly burned that only dental records can identify them. The deadliest collision in Metro-North Railroad's history occurred Tuesday night ...

Be prepared for children's dental emergencies
February is designated as Pediatric dental health month. Drs. Carey and Jones have offices located in Tallahassee and Crawfordville specializing in pediatric dentistry and family orthodontics. Drs. Carey and Jones recommend that children have their ...

Proposed Bill Would Expand Vermonters' Access To Dental Care
A large coalition of health and consumer groups is backing a plan to improve access to dental care for thousands of Vermonters. The bill would allow newly licensed dental practitioners to offer care throughout the state. Peter Youngbaer is the director ...

ISU Dental Program Gets Statewide Award
One university dental program not only provides hands-on experience for its students, but also helps community members receive good oral healthcare. And because of that commitment to community, it's getting statewide praise. At the Department of Dental ...

Dental care and pregnancy tips
KIMT News 3 – A lot of concerns run through a mother's mind when pregnant, but do not let dental checkups be one of them. The American Dental Association says preventive dental cleanings and annual exams during pregnancy are not only safe, but highly ...

Diverse coalition calls for expanded dental workforce in Vermont
Montpelier, VT – A broad coalition of lawmakers, advocacy organizations, and more than 20 dental hygiene students joined together at the State House to voice their support for legislation that would expand Vermont's dental workforce. S.20 and H.1 would ...

Divine Dentistry to offer free emergency care Friday
Divine Dentistry, in Shreveport, will offer free emergency dental services to low-income and no-income people from 8:30 a.m.to 2:30 p.m. Friday. Evaluations, basic cleanings, small fillings and simple extractions will be provided to people. The ...

Car crashes into dental office at Watt Ave and Arden Way
The car just missed a tree before it clipped the corner of a wall and crashed through a glass window into the lobby of the dental office. Witnesses reported three men running from the scene. CHP officers were checking area hospitals after it appeared ...

Free dental care offered for kids
Local children are being offered free dental care at an event scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 20 at the health department's dental clinic, 420 Superior St. Health department dentist Dr. April Davis and local dentist Dr. Lata Stefano will be providing ...

Ingham program offers free dental care for working poor
The nonprofit Ingham Health Plan's program through Delta Dental is available to current IHP enrollees, as well as those newly enrolled this year who meet income qualifications and don't have dental coverage, officials said in a press release. The ...