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Dental care gap problem for adults
Health officials have made strides in getting low-income kids in Spokane County to the dentist, but regular dental care remains beyond the reach of many adults. More than 30 percent of the county's adults have lost a tooth to decay, according to the ...

Longwood Dental Group hosts free Dentistry Event in Brookline
Dr. Berdj Kiladjian hosted his second annual Free Dentistry Event on Saturday, April 11, at 1842 Beacon St. in Brookline, as part of National Public Health Week events in Brookline. Members of Longwood Dental Group, including general dentists ...

New $6 million dental care center coming to downtown Jackson, set to open by ...
New $6 million dental care center coming to downtown Jackson, set to open by ...

The Aspen Dental Healthy Mouth Movement DeliverS Free Dental Care to ...
The Aspen Dental Healthy Mouth Movement DeliverS Free Dental Care to ...

Oral Arts gift enables UAB School of Dentistry to complete high-tech student ...
Oral Arts gift enables UAB School of Dentistry to complete high-tech student ...

Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers donates to Lamb of God Church
Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, Dr. Tim Verwest, DMD donated dental supplies to Good Samaritan Ministries at Lamb of God Church. This ongoing collection of donations will be given out as 'arrival gifts' at the Abuse Counseling and Treatment Center ...

Free Dental Clinic in Rochester Saturday
Some local dentists are volunteering their time Saturday to offer free treatment to people 18 and older who don't have dental insurance. Registered dental hygienist Carla Rumble is the coordinator of tomorrow's event, sponsored by an international ...

Goers Dental Care Welcomes Three New Employees
Carrie Hernandez is a registered dental hygienist with 25 years experience - from assisting to office management to dental hygienist. She holds an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Dental Hygiene from Prairie State College in Chicago Heights ...

UAB School of Dentistry to complete high-tech labs thanks to gift from Oral Arts
The University of Alabama at Birmingham's School of Dentistry dedicated the new D. Thomas Winstead Student Laboratory on April 30, giving students and patients a new, cutting-edge technological dental space to enhance training and care. The lab was ...

LED Medical: Following The Apple Roadmap In The Dental Imaging Space ...
LED Medical: Following The Apple Roadmap In The Dental Imaging Space ...

Jacksonville dentist under state investigation was sued for providing ...
Jacksonville dentist under state investigation was sued for providing ...

Pilot Program Offering Critical Dental Care for VA. Seniors
Experienced dentists and hygienists gave free care at Friday's launch event at Trinity Mission Health in Charlottesville. They say having dental professionals on staff at nursing homes could cut costs in the long-run by preventing emergency treatments ...

Dental care advocates wary of Illinois' cuts to low-cost services
"A lack of dental care for low-income adults has always been an issue in the state," said Jeanne Winsted Rosser, social services administrator for New Trier Township, which launched its own modest dental assistance program after learning from residents ...

Letter: Dentistry prof recommends voting fluoridation out
I served 3.5 years on the US National Academies of Sciences Subcommittee on Fluoride in Drinking Water. The NAS is sometimes referred to as the “Supreme Court of Science,” an organization that sets up unbiased (or balanced) committees to review ...

On-the-road care eased dental pain
For the second time we were highly pleased to receive outstanding dental care at Surf City Dental. Previously, my husband had a cavity filled. This time, I broke a front tooth off and Dr. Matthew Parr did a fantastic job of getting my smile back. We ...

Local dental providers concerned about future of IMCare
“As we understand it, this single-payer system would eliminate Itasca Medical Care,” stated members of the Itasca Dental Society in a letter presented to county commissioners on Tuesday. “The Itasca Medical Care program has been providing excellent ...

Debra Byrne asks Facebook fans to help fund her dental treatment
The now 58-year-old actress and singer, who has also starred in Channel Nine's Fat Tony & Co, asked her Facebook connections to help raise funds for some dental treatment in Thailand. In the Facebook post, which has seemingly been deleted since, the ...

Dentistry from the Heart offered free dental care April 25
For the last two years, Dr. Perry Stamatiades with Zöe Dental Care has sponsored Dentistry from the Heart events that provide patients with free dental care. The event, scheduled on Saturday, April 25, was for those who may not be able to pay for ...

Dentistry From the Heart treating patients who can't afford a dentist
Close to 70 people in Fredericton received free dental care on Friday, thanks to a growing movement called Dentistry from the Heart. Marjorie Whitlock is one patient who has delayed a visit to the dentist because she doesn't have dental coverage. "Oh ...

Students get creative painting Happy Kids Dental's parking lot in Longview
Drillings and fillings were put aside for a day Saturday at Happy Kids Dental in Longview as students from 20 regional elementary, middle and high schools participated in Happy Kids' third annual parking lot painting contest. Beginning at 9:30 a.m ...

Lesson in dental health
Lesson in dental health. May 3, 2015. The Maui News. Save |. Joanne Laird and the "Good Tooth Fairy" (Gary Paul) from the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise help a Kihei Elementary 1st-grade student determine whether the ice cream card represents a healthy ...

Itasca County Board discusses dental concerns
“As we understand it, this single-payer system would eliminate Itasca Medical Care,” stated members of the Itasca Dental Society in a letter presented to county commissioners on Tuesday. “The Itasca Medical Care program has been providing excellent ...

Smile Partners dental program hopes to hit the road
An 11-year-old program that offers preventative dental hygiene to low income children and seniors in the Puget Sound area is hoping to take their work on the road in their own mobile van soon. And by donating to them during the GreatGive on May 5 ...

pedra silva architects crafts undulating timber feature in sydney dental clinic
the lisbon-based pedra silva architects has designed the care implant dentistry located in a prominent neighborhood in sydney, the clinic is characterized by a distinct timber feature which protrudes from the ceiling as gradual undulating layers at ...

JB Charleston's newest dental hygienists graduate AF sponsored program
5/1/2015 - JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Three Airmen completed a two-year dental hygiene program April 29, 2015 at Trident Technical College in Charleston, S.C. The program is part of the Air Force sponsored dental hygiene training scholarship ...

Nonprofit dentistry back in Wilkinsburg
East Liberty Family Health Care Center's dental center provides a greatly needed service in Wilkinsburg because there is a dearth of dentists in the borough, and the health care center charges on a sliding scale based on income and family size, said ...

Safia Ilyas: Kids suffer due to dental decay
Due to the frequent risk of infections requiring medical attention, children with poor dental health often miss school, which makes them more likely to fall behind. We as a society need to take a proactive role to instill better oral hygiene practices ...

Toothsome Tots: What's New in the World of Pediatric Dentistry
But advances in tools and procedures for the fight against dental disease, of which tooth decay is the most common manifestation, are being made all the time. We asked one of Houstonia's top dentists, Dr. Pamela Clark of Pearland Pediatrics, to tell us ...

Group launches preventive dental care pilot for Va. seniors
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia Dental Association has launched an effort to improve the dental health of seniors living in long-term care facilities. A team of dentists, hygienists and other volunteers will provide preventive dental care at such ...

Private Medical and Dental practitioners stop NHIS services
The Society of Private Medical and Dental practitioners has ordered its members to withdraw services to NHIS subscribers effective today, Monday, May 4, due to unpaid services. The Society of Private medical and Dental practitioners are demanding ...

Dental board drills Arkansas dentist for low-cost cleanings
Ben Burris, an orthodontist and licensed dentist who owns 11 offices around the state, began in 2013 offering low-cost teeth cleanings to children and adults who lacked dental insurance. To him, it seemed like a win-win proposition: helping provide an ...

Public Release: 4-May-2015 Researchers hope to improve dental health by ...
Public Release: 4-May-2015 Researchers hope to improve dental health by ...

Healthy Smiles column: Mouthguards in sports prevent dental injury
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry reports that up to 39 percent of childhood dental injuries reported are sports related. Often times these injuries will result in permanent damage to oral structures which require medical intervention. While ...

What's new at the dentist's office?
Gummy smile? Teeth look long? Gums uneven? Missing a tooth? Dr. Randy Comeaux is a periodontist, a dental specialist who performs procedures that can correct these appearance problems. He also treats periodontal disease, which is inflammation of the ...

American Academy of Implant Dentistry honors Dr. Leonard Linkow
Dr. Linkow has been referred to, by many, as the "father of implant dentistry." He is an Honored Fellow of the AAID and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. He was the recipient of the Aaron Gershkoff/Norman ...

DentalSave Offers New Dental Insurance Coverage to Cover Oral Crisis in U.S. ...
DentalSave Offers New Dental Insurance Coverage to Cover Oral Crisis in U.S. ...

Study notes increased emergency room dentistry in California
Health Affairs said dentists who practice primarily in populated, more affluent areas provide the majority of dental services in the state. In recent years, many of the state's poorer adult residents, including minority groups, seek out alternative ...

Free dental care offered at 'Dentistry From the Heart' and blood drive
ELKHART — Dr. Douglas J. Snyder's office is hosting its second Dentistry from the Heart event in conjunction with a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 16. Those 18 years and older who cannot get dental care elsewhere may choose among a filling, ...

Letter: Bennington Free Dental Day
It was very cold and very windy in the parking lot at Oral and Dental Implant Surgery in Bennington, but no cases of frostbite were reported. Many patients were shivering while they waited to get inside, but in the end we gave free dental care to 62 ...

WATCH: Professional Tinkerer Helps Boost Rochester Dental Revenue
Gary McHale of Buffalo is one of two Dental Fix RX franchisees in Western New York. McHale rides around from dentist to dentist in a state-of-the-art white van, making daily stops in Rochester, and fixing hand pieces, chairs, compressors, and X-Ray ...

Family of Kelly Dwyer offers dental records in Jefferson Co. body case
WISN 12 News has learned that Dwyer's family has offered her dental records to the Jefferson County investigation. Police are collecting her dental records from Chicago-area dentists. The forensic odontologist told WISN 12 News he was unlikely to ...

New TJC facilities train more dental hygienists
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler Junior College has been training dental hygienists since the 1960s. And now they can train even more students in their new facilities. Morgan Aldana, who is one of those in training, has pretty much wrapped up her first year at ...

Quest for answers: Dental records may help identify skeletal remains found in ...
Quest for answers: Dental records may help identify skeletal remains found in ...

State Steps in to Regulate Crude Pioneer Dentistry
In pioneer times, people with excruciating toothaches often turned to a blacksmith to pull the offending tooth. By 1887, the Oregon Legislature passed the Dental Practices Act to protect people from untrained dentists. Dr. Bundy of Medford, Ore., had ...

Bruce Jenner 'needs' dental reassignment surgery
Dr. Gerry Curatola, the Park Avenue cosmetic dentist, said the two genders are as dissimilar in their smiles as they are below the belt. “There are anatomical differences between masculine and feminine teeth,” said Curatola, who has been transforming ...

Dental records for missing Milwaukee woman requested in investigation
Investigators in Jefferson County have requested dental records for a missing Milwaukee woman to determine if they match human remains found in a remote area of the Town of Concord near Sullivan, WITI-TV reported Monday. Kelly Dwyer was 27 when ...

Johnson Cobby opens dental practice in Gilbert
As a school girl growing up in Tower, she never minded going to the dentist. “I really did like it even if I always had a cavity,” she said in a phone interview. Her science teacher at Tower-Soudan had even brought up at a parent-teacher conference the ...

'Holistic' dentistry: more poppycock than panacea?
Since all dentists are registered by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, the public tends to assume they must be reputable and their treatments, even if out of the ordinary, must be effective. And, surely, we have to respect the ...

Local biz: Bruce Temkin webinar; women grants; Utah dental clinics
Delta Dental Insurance Company announced last week that 11 dental clinics in Utah received a total of $110,000 in grants in 2014 — part of more than $5.5 million overall given by the dental carrier and its affiliated companies to improve access to ...

New Apex Dental office in Utah County
... office in Utah County worthy of becoming an Apex Family Dental office, and they have finally found one! Apex dental has searched long and hard for an office in Utah County worthy of becoming an Apex Family Dental office, and they have finally found ...