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Mother terrified of dentists used SUPERGLUE to stick her teeth back in her ...
Mother terrified of dentists used SUPERGLUE to stick her teeth back in her ...

Dental care in nursing homes can be difficult to arrange
Something I would like people to know is there is little dental care available in nursing homes. Because of improved dental care by the general public, many more people arrive in nursing homes with their teeth intact than they used to. This sounds good ...

Sunnyslope Dental Care Grows, Welcomes New Dentist to the Practice
NEW BERLIN, Wis., June 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunnyslope Dental Care is pleased to welcome Dr. Tarah M. Gerner to its practice. Dr. Gerner joined Sunnyslope Dental Care on February 2nd, 2015 after receiving her dental degree (DDS) from Marquette ...

Confidently Smile with Dental Implants
Dental implants have revolutionized dentistry by offering a much more stable and natural-looking replacement for missing teeth. They can be utilized for single or multiple missing teeth in a variety of different ways. For example, implant overdentures ...

Las Cruces Dental Office Trains in Cone Beam 3D Imaging
Dr. Reiter provides dental implants for patients with missing teeth or to stabilize dentures; Six Month Smiles and Invisalign to correct alignment issues; sedation dentistry for fearful patients or patients who need multiple treatments in one visit ...

Why are these 107 dancing Rutgers dentists-to-be so 'Happy'? (VIDEO)
While most people aren't happy to have to go to the dentist, that doesn't mean dentists aren't happy people. The 107 newly-minted dentists to graduate from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine celebrated the completion of this portion of their studies ...

California ended Medicaid for dental care: Big mistake?
Dropping Medicaid coverage for dental visits may actually cost states more money than keeping it. California ended adult dental coverage under Medicaid in mid-2009, a move that resulted in a loss of benefits for about 3.5 million low-income adults ...

An “Ahhh”-Inspiring Dental Clinic
Studio Dental Inc. is making it a lot harder for patients to put off their biannual cleanings. Founders Dr. Sara Creighton and CEO Lowell Caulder have created the 26-foot-long Studio Dental Mobile Unit to deliver dental services to offices around San ...

21st Century Dentists Make Internet Calls for Underserved Children
For his mom, Melissa Green, the exciting part of this appointment is that she's able to have her son seen by a dentist without having to travel too far from her rural upstate New York community. Otherwise she would need a friend to drive her, her son ...

Encouraging dental volunteers for Israel
Genet, whose office is in Aventura, recently hosted a meeting at his Hollywood home to encourage South Florida dentists to volunteer their time, not money, to American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel. AFDVI supports the work of Dental ...

FAIR: Say yes to free dental care for low-income Missouri residents
FAIR: An ounce of prevention could end up saving Missouri about $3.5 million in emergency dental care costs for poor people. That would be a good deal for everyone in the state, but especially some 250,000 low-income Missouri adults who may qualify for ...

Fear Of Dentist Led Brit To Superglue Broken Teeth -- Cheap DIY Dentistry ...
Fear Of Dentist Led Brit To Superglue Broken Teeth -- Cheap DIY Dentistry ...

Dental student removes his own wisdom teeth while looking in a mirror
Full disclosure: The video is a little unpalatable for the squeamish. Ryltoft comments on the video that this is definitely not something to attempt on your own at home: "I am a dental student and had professional equipment and a dentist present when ...

Charge: Patient drops pants after checking in for dental appointment
A former patient at a Seattle dentist's office faces a felony indecent exposure charge following allegations that he exposed himself to staff, after checking in for an appointment. King County prosecutors claim James Pfitzner, Jr., provided his name ...

Dassani Dentistry Now Welcomes Pasadena, TX Residents for Minimally ...
Dassani Dentistry Now Welcomes Pasadena, TX Residents for Minimally ...

New dental clinic to open in Watsonville
WATSONVILLE >> Recruiting of staff is underway for a new dental clinic nearing completion –and funded by the Affordable Care Act – to serve low-income families. “If not for the Affordable Care Act, we would not be talking,” said Scott Moats, an analyst ...

Research and Markets: North American Dental Lasers Market 2015-2019: Key ...
Research and Markets: North American Dental Lasers Market 2015-2019: Key ...

3D Printing in Dentistry Will Enable $3.1 Billion in Dental Solutions by 2020
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest study of 3D printing technology in major industries titled "3D Printing in Dentistry 2015: A Ten Year Opportunity Forecast and Analysis," SmarTech Markets Publishing has projected the ...

This dental student removed his own wisdom teeth by looking in the mirror
The video below is not for the faint of heart. Ryltoft even commented on the video with a PSA instructing others to not follow his lead. He stated that he was a dental student, and he did the procedure using the proper equipment. I think it's safe to ...

3D Printing in Dentistry Will Enable $3.1 Billion in Dental Solutions by 2020
As the only independent study of 3D printing specifically in dental markets available today, this report utilizes SmarTech's proprietary market models and analysis to evaluate opportunities related to the sale of 3D printing hardware for dental ...

Children's Dental Services for pregnant women, children
Remember, staying healthy includes learning why to and how to maintain oral health. Our young remain vulnerable to dental caries but many women do not know having a healthy pregnancy includes seeking dental care. This is because of hormonal changes ...

DIY Dental Care: British Woman Superglues Broken Teeth For 10 Years Over ...
DIY Dental Care: British Woman Superglues Broken Teeth For 10 Years Over ...

Dentists: Take charge of your online rep with Yelp 101 from Futuredontics
Futuredontics is offering dental professionals a free download of its new whitepaper, “Yelp 101: A Guide to Dentistry's Most Influential Online Review Site.” This exclusive report is designed to help dentists who are interested in learning best ...

Dental van discontinues service
After six years serving low-income people on Vashon, the dental van is not scheduled to return. Operated by Medical Teams International and staffed by volunteers, the service has ended because coordinator Hilary Emmer and dentist Cliff Eckman are ...

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry Chooses Agfa HealthCare's ...
Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry Chooses Agfa HealthCare's ...

Free dental care for vets in Phoenix
Dentist Tyler Broadbent, D.D.S. , left, and Dental assistant Angie Barrera, work with patient Phillip Perez, 27, Phoenix, at the OnCall Dental Urgent Care facility at 3244 W. Mill Avenue in Tempe, Monday, October 20,n 2014. (Photo: The Republic ...

Indiana dentist accused of Medicaid fraud faces disciplinary hearing
Dr. Shadrach Gonqueh, the owner of Amazing Family Dental in Indianapolis, is accused of overbilling Medicaid for multiple procedures performed on 158 patients, according to a licensing complaint filed by the Indiana Attorney General's Office. The ...

Audit reveals McHenry County-run dental clinic's fiscal mismanagement, lax ...
Audit reveals McHenry County-run dental clinic's fiscal mismanagement, lax ...

Dental office collects shoes to keep kids “happy and healthy from their head ...
Dental office collects shoes to keep kids “happy and healthy from their head ...

Health departments bring free medical and dental care to East Texas
The Texas Department of State Health Services is again coordinating the effort to bring basic medical and dental care to uninsured residents of rural East Texas. DSHS is joining local partners for the third year of the East Texas Medical and Dental ...

Western Dental puts brakes on low-income patients
Western Dental, an Orange-based dental care company, will stop accepting new patients from the state-run Denti-Cal program at 13 of its offices statewide. None of them are in Orange County, but the company is still examining its finances and could add ...

Union Dental and Drinkable Air Update US Patent Filing for the Green Ozonator
Union Dental Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: UDHI) -- (link) ir -- a Company that operates and manages a network of dentists throughout the United States for union members, announced today, along with Drinkable Air, Inc., an update to its ...

Reed's new book targets top five ways to dental practice growth
"If a dentist has been in practice for any length of time, they've likely read dozens, if not hundreds, of articles on how to grow your practice, and many offer conflicting advice," said Penny Reed, author of the new book "Growing Your Dental Practice ...

Gryphon Investors Partners with Dental Execs to Form OneSmile - Mergers & Acquisitions
Dentist groups and related services have been attracting dealmaker attention because the industry is fragmented. For more, see Dentists Will Unite, Just Like Doctors Did. In April, Shore Capital Partners recapitalized dental practice Chicagoland Smile ...

Way Too Many Americans Can't Afford to Take Care of Their Teeth
Even compared to the rest our shambolic health care system, American dentistry is a mess. As of 2012, about 130 million individuals lacked dental insurance—and while Obamacare may have improved that figure a bit by extending coverage to more children, ...

Business notes: Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce honored, Aspen Dental ...
Business notes: Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce honored, Aspen Dental ...

Lessons from Dentists? Decision May Impact Self-regulated Professions
Federal Trade Commission, the Court ruled (6-3) that dentists on a board that regulates the practice of dentistry in North Carolina – the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners – were not immune from an antitrust lawsuit by the Federal Trade ...

Claremore Residents Can Improve Smile On Free Dentistry Day
Free Dentistry Day is sure to bring a smile to residents of the Claremore area as free dental services will be provided. Dr. Lindsey Hammond, Dr. Abby Young and the team a My Dentist said they will help to improve the oral health of needy citizens on ...

Feds: Texas owes $133 million for unauthorized dental work
Only one dentist — Dr. Jerry Felkner — was involved in examining all the dental claims submitted statewide in a program that served as many as 80,000 children per year at its peak. "The one dentist, he really didn't do anything," Matt Moore, an ...

Personal care, service hallmark of Livonia Dentistry
Much has changed in the field of dentistry since 1945 when Livonia Dentistry P.C. opened, but the general dentistry practice continues to focus on personal care and service. Dr. David C. Slekovich, D.D.S., answered the following questions about the ...

Quick, painless dentistry has arrived
Johannesburg - The painful injections, the drilling… we're all familiar with the unpleasant dentist's chair experience. But while we were sitting there enduring, dentistry was evolving. Today there's a laser machine that can perform a host of dental ...

Inside Dentistry Presents - The Roundtable
Inside Dentistry is launching a new online video debate program called "The Roundtable" to create a forum for open discussion of topics that are important to dental professionals. This bi-monthly webcast will tackle hot topics making noise in the ...

Sink Your Teeth Into Scholarships for Future Dentists, Dental Hygienists
Dentists and dental hygienists have an important job, but landing a career in dentistry often means shelling out a ton of money for dental school. In fact, according to an American Dental Student Association survey, the average dental student graduates ...

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Appoints Bill Perrone to Michigan Board of ...
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Appoints Bill Perrone to Michigan Board of ...

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,” says ...

Sexual Frontiers: A Dental Story
My 30ish, newly married dentist, whom I'll call Dr. Q, reclined the chair in which I sat while his assistant readied the tools of their trade behind me. Dr. Q aimed a bright light at me, and while he examined my teeth, asked me this surprising question ...

Research and Markets: Global Dental Lasers Market 2015: Product [Soft-Tissue ...
Research and Markets: Global Dental Lasers Market 2015: Product [Soft-Tissue ...

Dentistry from the Heart serves hundreds in need of dental care
It's safe to say the Bradford Family Dentistry team had a record-breaking day on May 29. From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., volunteers and employees took care of numerous local residents in need of dental care – and it was all provided at no cost. As part of their ...

Free dental care for veterans June 27
Area dental offices will offer free dental care to local veterans this June. Aspen Dental practices in Williston and Plattsburgh, New York will open the doors June 27, a Saturday, to area veterans for a free day of service, according to a news release ...

Patients turn out in droves to receive free dental services
DEARBORN — On Saturday, May 30, Contemporary Dentistry hosted its fourth annual free dental day services, with more than 100 locals turning out to receive free cleanings, extractions and fillings. The event was an opportunity for local residents with ...