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Jason Champagne: Trusted Dental Partners
I would like my legacy to be that I embedded the right values and advocacy of responsible approach to business throughout our organization and the dental industry. When you were a kid, what did you want to be? Having a dentist for a father, it was ...

Dental Foundation Carnaval, SoCo Hotel, Fleetwood Mac, Neal Spelce and more
HEALTH: “At first, we were all dentists,” says one distinguished dentist about the governing board of the Capital Area Dental Foundation, which provides dental services to the needy. “Now, non-dentists are starting to run the show. And the dentists are ...

Waseca Family Dentistry offers preschoolers lessons about dental health
Waseca Family Dentistry employees recently visited Early Childhood Family Education classes to talk about going to the dentist and how to keep teeth healthy. (Photo courtesy of Waseca Family Dentistry). Posted: Sunday, March 1, 2015 8:37 am | Updated: ...

High-tech scanner replaces traditional dental impressions
SIOUX CITY | About a year ago Dr. Daniel Kaler equipped his practice with a high-tech scanner that makes detailed digital impressions of his patients' teeth. Stainless steel dental trays filled with chalky mint or cherry-flavored alginate -- a gooey ...

NEIGHBORLY LOVE: Annual St. Mark's health fair offers free dental exams ...
NEIGHBORLY LOVE: Annual St. Mark's health fair offers free dental exams ...

Mountainside Family Dentistry in Portland Oregon Launches Novel Alternative to ...
Mountainside Family Dentistry in Portland Oregon Launches Novel Alternative to ...

Dalhousie male dentistry students reveal cost of misogyny scandal
Dalhousie University students participating in a restorative-justice process will release an open letter Monday in which they make clear the toll that the controversy over misogynistic posts made by male dentistry students has taken on their entire ...

Dalhousie dentistry students release statement about Facebook scandal
The 29 members of the fourth-year dentistry class at Dalhousie University taking part in the restorative justice process have posted an 1,800-word statement to the university's website regarding the Dalhousie dentistry scandal. The statement is posted ...

Men involved in Dalhousie dentistry scandal apologize for postings
The university in Halifax posted a joint statement dated Sunday by 29 members of the fourth-year dentistry class on its website, with the unidentified students who wrote what is described as an open letter saying they wanted to comment before an ...

Cressey & Company invests in Dental Services Group
Founded in 1989, DSG is a leading full-service network of over 40 dental laboratories in the United States, with offshore partnerships in Asia that offers customers a variety of options in fixed, removable, implant, orthodontics and sleep dentistry ...

Dalhousie male and female dentistry students pen open letter to address ...
Dalhousie male and female dentistry students pen open letter to address ...

Refresh Dental donates $40000 for ticket booth at new Boardman Stadium
Refresh Dental is donating $40,000 toward the building of a ticket booth that will be housed at the new Boardman Stadium which is to open in the fall of 2015. The stadium will have two ticket booths when the project is finished. “Our recent ...

Golub Capital Provides One-Loan Debt Facility To Finance Acquisition Of Dental ...
Golub Capital Provides One-Loan Debt Facility To Finance Acquisition Of Dental ...

Cressey Invests in Dental Services Group - Mergers & Acquisitions
Private equity firm Cressey & Co. LP has invested in Dental Services Group, as consolidation continues between doctors and dentist groups. Dental Services, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a dental laboratory network that provides fixed, removable ...

What Lawyers Must Learn From Dentists About The Unauthorized Practice Of Law
Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the opinion for the six-justice majority, holding that the FTC could hold the Board of Dental Examiners accountable for its anticompetitive efforts to drive non-dentist teeth whitening services out of the state. The ...

3D Systems Signs Distribution Deal with Dental Technology Giant Henry Schein ...
3D Systems Signs Distribution Deal with Dental Technology Giant Henry Schein ...

Coast Dental Moreno Valley Dentists Celebrate Grand Opening
Residents seeking a new dentist in Moreno Valley, CA now have a beautiful, new practice available to provide them with high-quality family dental services and specialty dental care. Coast Dental Moreno Valley has opened near Papa John's in the CVS ...

Point Place Dental open house is March 5
Alison Mlodik is the dentist at Point Place Dental. Originally from Hatley, Mlodik attended D.C. Everest High School and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire before graduating from dental school at the University of Iowa. Mlodik is a member of the ...

Expert Advice from the dental practice of Dr. Deborah Lesem
At her general dental practice, Dr. Deborah Lesem (100 Rob- ert E. Blvd., 504-286-3880; www.drlesem.com) offers elec-tive procedures, including tooth bleaching, bonding, veneers and tooth replacement via crowns, bridges and dentures. Below, Lesem ...

China Dental Industry Report, 2014-2018
In 2012, Hefei Meiya Optoelectronic Technology launched its dental CBCT, breaking the monopoly of foreign brands (American Carestream, German Kavo and Sirona, Italian New Tom, Finnish Planmeca and South Korean Vatech) in the market segment, and ...

Health Clinic Receives $450000 Grant for Dental Assistance
BRANSON, Mo.-- A Taney County health clinic is meeting a pressing need in the community after receiving a $450,000 grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health. Faith Community Health, in Branson, had been offering dental services one day a week; ...

'El Dentista' sentenced to 6 years for practicing dentistry without license
Eliver Kestler, the Santa Fe man known as "El Dentista," pleaded guilty in Santa Fe District Court Monday to one count of forgery and four counts of practicing dentistry without a license. He was sentenced to six years in prison and will get credit for ...

Dalhousie dentistry students in scandal may not graduate in spring
Dalhousie University president Richard Florizone says some of the men involved in the dentistry school's Facebook scandal will not be able to graduate this spring because of the clinic time they have missed while under suspension. However, Florizone ...

Danbury vet has big focus on dental care
Besides offering care to a variety of animals, Hubsher said the hospital also offers surgical services and extensive dental care. Just about every animal that comes to the hospital, he said, gets a dental checkup. "Dental care for animals is something ...

Bridging the gap between dentistry, physical therapy, and the TMJ
The intricacy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and its relationship as to how it affects the harmony of the oral environment warrants analysis and understanding from an angle that many dentists are unaware of—physical therapy. What concepts are ...

Dental Students Visit Maxwell Public Schools
Children often do not know how to exercise proper dental hygiene and three students enrolled at the Mid Plains community college dental assistant program worked to change that today. The soon–to–be dental assistants used pictures, models and ...

Dixie State provides dental help to those in need
ST. GEORGE — Not many people enjoy the thought of going to the dentist, especially when you're bound to hear drills and scrapers echoing in your mouth. While it is important to take care of teeth, visits can become so expensive they get neglected ...

Medical-dental summit set March 6 in Richland
The event, presented by the Benton-Franklin Community Health Alliance and the Benton-Franklin Counties Dental Society, runs from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. It follows last year's successful summit, which drew national experts on topics from oral health and ...

Naples dental surgeon charged with DUI, cocaine possession
A Naples dental surgeon has bonded out of jail after being arrested on DUI and cocaine possession charges. Collier County deputies say they saw Dr. Gregory Casey swerving on U.S. 41 near Vanderbilt Beach Road in his Range Rover on Friday. According ...

New Wilmington dentist volunteers at Guatemala clinic
We were all smiles,” remembered Dr. Jack Reed of New Wilmington, as he recounted his late-January volunteer dentistry trip to the Central American country. Reed's trip is one of many he's taken in the last 15 years to help underserved populations with ...

news In detail
STM publisher Springer has launched a new open access journal, the International Journal of Implant Dentistry. Sponsored by the German Association of Dental Implantology (DGI) and the Japanese Socieities of Oral Implantology (JSOI), and published by ...

A Dental Office that Cares
Convenience - Apex Dental offers early and late appointments. They know that its hard to take time away from work or school and want patients to be able to get appointments based around their schedules. Its also a convenient place for moms. Moms can ...

Bridging the gap between dentistry, physical therapy, and the TMJ
The intricacy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and its relationship as to how it affects the harmony of the oral environment warrants analysis and understanding from an angle that many dentists are unaware of—physical therapy. What concepts are ...

Great Expressions Dental Centers highlight pediatric dental care
During National Children's Dental Health Month, Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) in Miami is providing parents with simple tips children can follow for healthy oral hygiene. Pediatric dental disease is five times more common than asthma and ...

Amplify Austin 2015: Helping Hands Help: Manos de Cristo offers dental care to ...
Amplify Austin 2015: Helping Hands Help: Manos de Cristo offers dental care to ...

Churchill Dentistry reopens; Medicaid fraud investigation ongoing
Robert Mandell, an Orlando attorney representing the dentists, said Tuesday that their licenses are not affected by the investigation and confirmed that his clients are open for business. Mandell said they are not seeing Medicaid patients while the ...

Lone Dalhousie dentistry student still fighting for return to class
The school announced Monday that it has allowed 12 male dentistry students to return to clinical practice less than two months after they were suspended for allegedly participating in a Facebook page that contained sexually violent content about female ...

Toothpaste startup hopes to brush away competition
He doesn't call his new product toothpaste, but rather a dental gel. It claims to be more than twice as effective than traditional toothpaste, a product consumers spend $1.8 billion on each year. Despite that, 90 percent of adults have gum inflammation ...

LOMA LINDA: Free dental screenings offered
A press release from the school says screening will be performed by graduating students who are seeking patients in need of specific dental treatments, including fillings and teeth cleanings. Patients who qualify will be offered the needed dental work ...

25 awful things dental professionals actually said in front of patients
The horror in your patient's eyes says it all. You accidentally uttered words you should never say in front of unsuspecting patients. You may have just sent them on the fast track to another dental practice, taking any hopes of future business and new ...

'One-man health hazard' dentist sentenced in New Mexico
SANTA FE, N.M. — A man who authorities said operated an unsanctioned mobile dentistry service in Santa Fe was sentenced to six years in prison after customers detailed his poor work. State District Court Judge Glenn Ellington called Mexican national ...

Beginning the exploration process in dentistry
Perhaps the most exciting moments in dentistry are when you gain an understanding of a concept, apply it, and see favorable results. You will never go back, because satisfaction has been found within this new status quo. Oftentimes, just seeing and ...

Ryan Millet, Dalhousie Dentistry Student, Still Suspended, His Lawyers Say
The school announced Monday that it has allowed 12 male dentistry students to return to clinical practice less than two months after they were suspended for allegedly participating in a Facebook page that contained sexually violent content about female ...

Siloam police seeking man suspected of illegal dentistry
Siloam Springs police are looking for a man who practiced dentistry without a license, targeting Hispanic families in Siloam Springs in September, according to a news release. Jesus Enrique Lopez-Portillo claimed to be a "missionary dentist," and ...

Siloam police seeking man suspected of illegal dentistry
Siloam Springs police are looking for a man who practiced dentistry without a license, targeting Hispanic families in Siloam Springs in September, according to a news release. Jesus Enrique Lopez-Portillo claimed to be a "missionary dentist," and ...

Film screening, dental clinic and other events planned
The Free Clinic of Simi Valley and the Ventura County Dental Hygienists' Association will hold its annual Make a Difference Day dental clinic for children from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Free Clinic of Simi Valley's Dental Clinic, 2060 Tapo St ...

Dalhousie dentistry whistleblower, still suspended, says school blames him
The Dalhousie dentistry student who said he blew the whistle on misogyny among fellow students now says the school is unfairly blaming him for “adverse publicity” over the incident. According to Ryan Millet's lawyer, a university officer argued during ...

Students get free dental care, brushing tips
Hundreds of students at Joaquin Miller Elementary received free dental care and tips recently through the Burbank-based Kids' Community Dental Clinic, which provides free care to children at up to 60 schools each year. About 30% of the kids the clinic ...

Open Wide: Dental Myths Debunked
Larry Lieberman, DDS, from General, Cosmetic, and Laser Dentistry in Palm Harbor, Florida says at one point or another, most of us will have a dental problem. “Periodontal disease affects over 85% of the population. That's a really big deal,” Lieberman ...

A few needed things dentistry can do for all of us...
A few needed things dentistry can do for all of us...