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Veterans received free dental care
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - They risked their lives for our country. Now they're getting care they need. Monday the Florida Department of Health in Bay County offered free dental care to veterans. Mobile units were out at the Pediatric Dental Clinic ...

Aspen Dental Practice Opening In Rapid City Increases Access To Care In South ...
Aspen Dental Practice Opening In Rapid City Increases Access To Care In South ...

Four cosmetic dentistry procedures that make for...
Four cosmetic dentistry procedures that make for...

Lincoln County Dental provides affordable dental screenings at Boothbay school ...
Lincoln County Dental provides affordable dental screenings at Boothbay school ...

Stephanie Kinsey, DDS launches latest technology in relaxation dentistry
Stephanie Kinsey, DDS, owner and founder of Palencia Dental in St. Augustine, Fla. has launched one of the latest technologies in relaxation dentistry at her local practice including the NuCalmR proprietary clinical system. The four-step method calms ...

DEA agents remove items from dentist's home Tuesday morning
Dr. Shawn Kerby has run the Kerby Family Dental office at 1200 Valley West Dr. for 8 years, according to his website. According to documents, his license is under probation for two years starting in October 2014. He was charged with indiscriminately ...

Willamette Dental Group Blazes a Trail with New Research Study
HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Willamette Dental Group is not your typical dental company. Focused on homecare and preventive therapy, treatment is standard across the board. It is a privately held, accountable-risk bearing entity that provides ...

Mobile dental clinic drives miles to brighten area kids' smiles
Dr. Dan Vogl, along with dental hygienists, travel in the mobile unit and provide services during the school day. Morrow said it is especially important to reach the children during the hours they are at school so as to avoid extra travel and time away ...

Dental care part of your child's overall health
But sugary treats can bring tooth decay. So this holiday season, think about establishing or reinforcing good dental hygiene habits with your kids. Creating a routine of regular brushing, flossing and regular visits to a dentist makes a great New Year ...

The best of the best: Breakthrough Clinical's top dental specialties articles ...
The best of the best: Breakthrough Clinical's top dental specialties articles ...

Why Some ACA Exchanges Have Delayed Adult Dental Coverage
The American Dental Association has estimated that three million children will gain dental benefits through the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges by 2018, compared with just 800,000 adults. The difference seems jarring, until one ...

Chicago area dental group offering free care to those who can't afford it
People may complain about going to the dentist, but you won't hear that from those who have to go without. Dental miseries are a special pain that can fiercely escalate when left untreated. That's why the team at Chicagoland Smile Group is offering the ...

Possible Illegal Dentistry Investigated By South Lake Tahoe PD
Two area dentists report some patients have needed dental repair work after receiving substandard dentistry possibly occurring in someone's kitchen, according to police. Police say it appears such activity would function as a “cash” business and prey ...

Continuing education classes offered by Progressive Dental Institute
The Progressive Dental Institute will hold its primary Catalyst continuing education course in Dallas, Texas, on January 29 and 30. The course welcomes dental professionals and members of their team who want to improve the functions of their practices ...

The Smiles Forever project: Empowering Bolivian women to be dental hygienists
At the recent International Dental Hygiene Educator's Forum (IDHEF) in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, we had an incredible lineup of speakers. This article will outline the presentation by Sandy Kemper, RDH, BS. It was based on “Dental Hygiene, A ...

Children's Dentistry Of Chattanooga Opens On Signal Mountain
"The practice will share office space with Sawrie Orthodontics at 1229 Taft Hwy. in order to better provide Signal Mountain area residents with convenient access to the leading pediatric dental care services for which Children's Dentistry of ...

CBT may replace sedation for dental phobias. But first, define “sedation”
The release focuses on a paper published in the British Dental Journal that evaluated the effect of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) on patients with dental phobia or related fears concerning dentistry. The release reports that CBT allowed many ...

Western Dental Opening Second Riverside Facility
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible and affordable oral healthcare, today announced the opening of a new office in Riverside, located at 3880 Chicago Ave. In addition to accepting ...

Construction Zone: Yellowstone Family Dental finds a home in the medical corridor
The talented staff at Yellowstone Family Dental knows this and has applied the concept to their new, state-of-the-art dental facility located at 1045 N. 27th St. Understanding that patients can sometimes feel apprehensive about a visit to the dentist ...

Worthington Family Dentistry named Business of Week
VALDOSTA – The Valdsota-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce and its Chamber Ambassadors are pleased to announce Worthington Family Dentistry as Leading Business of the Week. Worthington Family Dentistry, P.C. has provided a range of dental ...

Dental hygiene career options: Dental systemic thermographer
dental hygiene career options Practicing as a dental hygienist made me believe that I had no choices other than clinical dental hygiene in a dental office. I believed that I had only one set of dental hygiene skills, including performing preventive ...

Family Dentistry Set to Open Doors
Many residents have already seen the signs for Budde Family Dentistry at 120 1st St. N, but when the Courier visited Ryan D. Budde one Monday in mid-November, the interior space was still taking shape. "We're really glad to be here," Budde said with ...

Your next dental visit could be pain free
Jessica Holeva now looks forward to undergoing dental treatment. “I explained to him,” said Jessica, “That I felt really anxious aboput coming to the dentist. I was afraid of it, like many people are.” Her fear was eliminated with the latest laser ...

New technology helping to make dentist appointments pain-free
Jessica Holeva now looks forward to undergoing dental treatment. “I explained to him,” said Jessica. “That I felt really anxious aboput coming to the dentist. I was afraid of it, like many people are.” Her fear was eliminated with the latest laser ...

Hollie Grimaldi Flores: Dental trauma, repaired at last
I am not a big fan of the dentist. It is not my dentist's fault. The fault falls to one Dr. Rose — a general dentist who has presumably long since left this world since he was ancient in my memory when he first ripped a tooth out of my mouth when I ...

Graphene oxide could make stronger dental fillings
Amsterdam, December 3, 2015 - Graphene oxide could be used to make super strong dental fillings that don't corrode, according to a new study published in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. Research suggests we chew around 800 times in an ...

There's a new way to treat your fear of the dentist and it has nothing to do ...
There's a new way to treat your fear of the dentist and it has nothing to do ...

New Market Research Report: Cosmetic Dentistry Market - Global Forecast to 2020
The global cosmetic dentistry market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 6.8% during the forecast period of 2015 to 2020. The market is primarily driven by the rising focus on dental aesthetics, rising trend of dental tourism to emerging markets, ...

Insurer says it mistakenly disclosed dental information
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska says it mistakenly disclosed personal dental claims information in statements to more than 1,800 customers. The company said Thursday that a printing error caused some dental explanation of ...

33rd Annual Free Dental Treatment Day in Flemingsburg
Flemingsburg, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Saturday, December 5th, Flemingsburg Dental Care will devote the entire day to providing free dental services such as cleanings, x-rays and fillings to individuals in need. This year marks the 33rd anniversary of Dr ...

No Dental Insurance? Cost Effective Alternatives for Coverage
Going to the dentist can be seen as a burden because of its expense. Although most Americans are insured with healthcare, the majority of the plans do not have extensive dental coverage. As a result, more people are paying out of pocket if they want ...

Charlotte woman accused of running illegal home dental clinic
State Bureau of Investigation agents have arrested a Charlotte accused of operating an illegal dental clinic from her home. A search warrant was executed Thursday by state investigators at the residents near Albemarle Road in east Charlotte ...

Aspen Dental - a long awaited opening
Director of Operations for Aspen Dental in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan's U.P. Ron Gornick says, “If you really look at where we focus, we focus on the under-served populations. You won't find us in major metropolitan areas. We're in a lot of ...

Dentistry At Central Medical Now Offers $149 Tooth Whitening
Dentistry at Central Medical, occupying an office space in Central Medical multi-use building, has announced that it now offers $149 tooth whitening. Dentistry at Central Medical aims to provide professional tooth whitening at the lowest rates ...

Graphene shows promise for super strong dental fillings
A team of researchers from four institutions located in Romania and St. Kitts have worked together to determine whether graphene could be used to create more durable dental materials. They worked to test how toxic different forms of the material were ...

New dental office opens in Marquette Township
Aspen Dental is now staffed and looking for new patients. The office is part of a national chain serving rural communities. They company says they excel in patient care. Their newest dentist is Dr. Woojin Lee. Lee is from Los Angeles but says he looks ...

Dental Care Provided at Fairgrieve Elementary
Space in the band room has been offered for “CHOMPERS,” a program which provides students in grades pre-kindergarten through six with dental cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments and dental education. The program is a partnership between the ...

Lawmakers looking to restore dental benefits to Utah's disabled, blind
FILE — Glen Hanson demonstrates a patient simulation machine at the University of Utah School of Dentistry in Salt Lake City, Monday, June 29, 2015. The University of Utah School of Dentistry has agreed to help foot the bill for a specific population ...

Bill expands range of dental professionals
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has passed a measure aimed at providing greater access to dental care. The House on Wednesday concurred by 105-to-4 votes with a pair of Senate amendments to House Bill 500, sponsored by Rep. Mike Zalewski ...

7-year-old girl receives first dental treatment through Season of Sharing
Her parents don't have the money to provide her with regular six-month dental check-ups, but with the help of Season of Sharing, Today's Dentistry and Sunflower Smiles in Topeka, Alexa received her first teeth-cleaning Wednesday. Zuleika Reynoso works ...

Illinois House expands dental care, bids farewell to Frank Mautino
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has passed a measure aimed at providing greater access to dental care. The House on Wednesday concurred by 105-to-4 votes with a pair of Senate amendments to House Bill 500, sponsored by Rep. Mike Zalewski ...

Dentistry in Southland the dream for University of Otago grad
A total of 642 students will be receiving degrees or diplomas in medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, medical laboratory science, and pharmacy at ceremonies in person on Saturday. A further 134 will be graduating in absentia. Gallagher said the ceremony ...

Dentistry in Southland the dream for University of Otago graduate Turoa Gallagher
A total of 642 students will be receiving degrees or diplomas in medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, medical laboratory science, and pharmacy at ceremonies in person on Saturday. A further 134 will be graduating in absentia. Gallagher said the ceremony ...

More Dental Patients Qualify For Medicaid, But Many Dentists Aren't Treating Them
The clinic has one staff dentist paid by the state of Vermont to treat Medicaid-eligible patients. Care for uninsured or underinsured people is provided by supervised dental interns from Harvard and Boston University. Five hundred patients received ...

Orange County Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Rassouli, is Now Providing Financing ...
Orange County Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Rassouli, is Now Providing Financing ...

Bill expands range of dental professionals
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has passed a measure aimed at providing greater access to dental care. The House on Wednesday concurred by 105-to-4 votes with a pair of Senate amendments to House Bill 500, sponsored by Rep. Mike Zalewski ...

This Dallas dentist provides the kind of care patients rave about
Dr. Chang specializes in prosthodontics, or tooth restoration and replacement. This means he's completed additional training above and beyond standard dentistry and can restore the appearance of your smile, even when teeth are broken or missing. He ...

Research and Markets: Dental Lasers Market - Global Forecast to 2020
The global dental lasers market is expected to reach USD 224.7 million by 2020, at a CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period from 2015 to 2020. The increasing awareness for oral hygiene; rising middle class and aging population; and rising demand for ...

State: Bill expands range of dental professionals; DNR officer numbers set
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House has passed a measure aimed at providing greater access to dental care. The House on Wednesday concurred by 105-to-4 votes with a pair of Senate amendments to House Bill 500, sponsored by Rep. Mike Zalewski ...

SBI: Woman had illegal dental office in her home
The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) arrested a woman they say was doing dental work for other people from her home on Fox Hunt Road in Charlotte. The SBI says they launched their investigation after getting an anonymous tip. The SBI arrested Isis ...