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For dentists, older patients are a difficult but needy group
In the end, dentistry professor Roseann Mulligan and her students at the University of Southern California dental school were able to get one X-ray during the two-hour visit. They couldn't do a clinical exam. Mulligan, who specializes in geriatric care ...

From Plainfield Quakes To Mac And Cheese
Signaling that, for once, they were in tune with the problems of average citizens, state legislators proposed the following bills: "An act concerning the use of power tools for the performance of lay equine dentistry" and "An act concerning a study of ...

41pc dental students flunk final exam
A large number of BDS students and private dental colleges attribute the poor result to changes in the exam policy this time. The BFUHS had shifted the exam centres to stop cheating and deployed supervisory staff from other colleges. Many dental ...

FREE DENTAL CARE: Sunday Jan. 10
The Northwest Dental Van will be offering free services from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 10 at the Lincoln City Community center, 2150 NE Oar Place in Lincoln City. All uninsured, homeless and low income will be welcomed. Those with infected teeth ...

Unique Colorado program puts dental care in doctor's offices
Nathan Martinez is an unusual 9-year-old boy. He actually likes dental care. So he showed no fear at an appointment in December. He calmly walked into a hygienist's office wearing a red shirt that declared, "You just be yourself and I'll be awesome ...

Unique Colorado program puts dental care in doctor's offices
DENVER (AP) — Nathan Martinez is an unusual 9-year-old boy. He actually likes dental care. So he showed no fear at an appointment in December. He calmly walked into a hygienist's office wearing a red shirt that declared, “You just be yourself and I'll ...

Pats recognize dentist
Dr. Mark Stone was recognized at the final home game of the regular season by the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, as Patriots Difference Maker of the Week for his work in improving access to dental care for low income seniors and dedication ...

Dental aid program lets youths give, get
Dr. Jenna Waselues (right) gets a high five from a patient Dec. 11 as students Rachel Johnson (from left) and Lillian Israel assist at the Agee-Lierly Life Preparation Services School of Innovation in Fayetteville. Waselues is a dentist and graduate of ...

FamilyCare shows off new mobile dentistry unit
FamilyCare Health Center is trying to reach more children in need of dental care in southern West Virgina, and on Dec. 22 accepted the first piece of funding for its new "Miles of Smiles" Dental RV, a mobile dentistry unit equipped to provide basic ...

FamilyCare shows off new mobile dentistry unit
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - FamilyCare Health Center is trying to reach more children in need of dental care in southern West Virgina, and on Dec. 22 accepted the first piece of funding for its new “Miles of Smiles” Dental RV, a mobile dentistry unit ...

Country Doctor ready for 'serious' work of helping smiles with 2016 start of ...
Country Doctor ready for 'serious' work of helping smiles with 2016 start of ...

Dr. Hattar Dental and Orthodontic Makes Benefits of Dental Implants More ...
Dr. Hattar Dental and Orthodontic Makes Benefits of Dental Implants More ...

Via Press Release
Jackson Creek Dental Group will once again be hosting Smile for Kids to treat children, at no cost, who “fall between the cracks” in healthcare – children who would not otherwise receive dental treatment – on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 8 a.m. to ...

Jackson Creek Dental Group opens office for “Smiles for Kids 2016”
Jackson Creek Dental Group will once again be hosting Smile for Kids to treat children, at no cost, who “fall between the cracks” in healthcare – children who would not otherwise receive dental treatment – on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 8 a.m. to ...

'Third World' dentistry crisis in England
In a letter to The Daily Telegraph, a coalition of professionals from across the country argues that the system is “unfit for purpose” with millions of people seemingly going for long periods without even seeing a dentist, or ignorant of basic dental ...

Women of Hoover: Dr. Kasey Davis - Kasey Davis Dentistry
Dr. Kasey Davis, who has been a practicing dentist for over six years, opened her private practice in August 2014. Davis always knew she wanted to work in the dental field and found the perfect fit with the dentistry profession. It was all “just a ...

Lack of NHS treatment across England has led to 'crisis' in dental care
British dental health is akin to that provided in Third World countries, according to hundreds of UK dentists. The lack of access to NHS treatment in many parts of England has led to a 'crisis' in care and a system that is 'unfit for purpose', they ...

Editorial: Clinic will bring a dental basic
It's one of those things — maybe the best example we have — of how decisions made in youth can have a strong and lasting impact on us as adults. Good dental hygiene is a habit that has to be developed early in life. Otherwise, the effects of poor ...

Washington dentists lobby is blocking low-cost care
Fecteau's story illustrates a common complaint by health-care advocates here: Dental insurance doesn't mean access to care. Part of the problem: Washington has one of the nation's lowest reimbursement rates for dental care provided through Medicaid ...

Dental Operating Light Industry 2015 Global and Chinese Market Research Report
Businessman_Robot-Wise-Guy6 The 'Global and Chinese Dental Operating Light Industry, 2010-2020 Market Research Report' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Dental Operating Light industry with a focus on the Chinese ...

Dental panoramic radiography Industry 2015 Global and Chinese Market Research ...
Dental panoramic radiography Industry 2015 Global and Chinese Market Research ...

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Opens Medical and Dental Offices Today in Eugene
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Three new primary care physicians and a dentist will provide Kaiser Permanente's unique, high-quality, integrated care in offices opening today in Eugene, Oregon. Kaiser Permanente's Valley River Dental ...

Dental care in England 'Third World'
Standards of NHS dental care in England have been likened to a "Third World" service, by dentists. The care, already "unfit for purpose", is becoming even worse, a letter signed by 400 dentists, in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, adds. It says the ...

Exactech Announces the Sale of Its Dental Biologic Assets to Salvin Dental ...
Exactech Announces the Sale of Its Dental Biologic Assets to Salvin Dental ...

Exactech (EXAC) Sells Dental Biologic Assets to Salvin Dental Specialties
Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC) announced today the sale of substantially all of the assets of its dental biologics business to Salvin Dental Specialties, through its Salvin Regenerative subsidiary. Salvin Dental is a privately held company doing ...

Minnesota Dentists Offering Children In Need Free Dental Care February 5-6, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota dentists are asking for the public's help in locating children in need of free dental care. Dentists have created a statewide network of volunteer professionals who will provide free dental ...

Police allege employee pilfers more than $80K from dental office
Hackettstown police were called to the dental office in the 100 block of Grand Avenue in early December to investigate a possible employee theft. Authorities determined the 41-year-old Rodriguez had allegedly stolen about $83,477 from Skyland's Dental ...

WaterStep gets Delta Dental grant
WaterStep, a Louisville-based nonprofit that promotes safe drinking water worldwide, has received an $18,750 gift from Delta Dental of Kentucky's Making Smiles Happen program. The grant will support WaterStep's Water Education Department and comes ...

State dentists lobby is blocking low-cost care
Dental health for the poor is a big problem in Washington state. Some see dental therapists — licensed professionals who can perform simple procedures — as a route to less expensive care. But the powerful state dentists association has thwarted ...

Global Dental Handpiece Swivels Market 2016 Industry Size, Research, Analysis ...
Global Dental Handpiece Swivels Market 2016 Industry Size, Research, Analysis ...

Global Dental Implants Market 2016 Industry Size, Research, Analysis, Trends ...
Global Dental Implants Market 2016 Industry Size, Research, Analysis, Trends ...

Free dental day scheduled for Jan. 9
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Saturday, January 9, several area dentists, hygienists and assistants will join forces to provide dental services to uninsured patients of Central and Eastern Kentucky. Services will include fillings, cleanings and minor ...

Visit dentist twice a year for oral hygiene, say experts
Dr Namita Budhiraja, professor and head of Dentistry at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital said proper brushing is required to keep teeth clean. She further advised to brush teeth at least twice a day to keep teeth clean and mouth should be properly ...

Dr. Chris Nix accepts teaching position at UNMC College of Dentistry
Having lectured and taught fellow dentists digital CAD/CAM dentistry around the country for many years, Dr. Nix said he is excited about the UNMC College of Dentistry's offer to join their facility. "It's a real honor for the university to ask me to ...

5 creative ways to increase social interaction on your dental practice website
social media for dentists These days every business is about creating the ultimate interactive experience. This includes dental practices, which are in a unique position because of their growing patient rosters, which allow the practices to keep in ...

What Are the Advantages of Dental Implants?
Over the last 20 years, dental implants have moved to the mainstream of dental treatment. Yet many patients are unsure about the advantages of implants over other restorations. When having to decide between options for replacing missing teeth, patients ...

Know a kid who could use free dental care? Signup underway for MN families
Dentists across Minnesota will give free care to as many as 5,000 Minnesota children next month – and they're asking the public to help line up appointments for kids who need them. This year's Give Kids a Smile event is set for Feb 5 and 6 at more than ...

Kaiser Permanente opens dental, primary care offices in Eugene
Kaiser Permanente Northwest extended its reach in Oregon on Monday, offering its first offices in Eugene. The two clinics provide dental and primary care. Chris Overton, a senior director of Kaiser Permanente, said the facilities are the company's ...

Number of pharmacy graduates doubles but dentistry hits a slump
The biggest decrease of practicing dentists per 100,000 people across the EU between the years of 2008 and 2013 was recorded in Ireland. At the end of the five-year period there were 183 fewer dentists practising in Ireland. Chief executive officer at ...

Heartland Dental Donates Over $3.6 Million in 2015
“Giving back has always been a pillar of Heartland Dental, both in donating to worthy causes here in the Effingham community and nationwide,” said Rick Workman, DMD, founder and active executive chairman at Heartland Dental. “I'm tremendously proud of ...

Global Electric Dental Handpieces Market 2016 :Industry Analysis, Size, Trends ...
Global Electric Dental Handpieces Market 2016 :Industry Analysis, Size, Trends ...

Great moments in UK dentistry, or not
"Dental health standards are falling to “Third World” levels in parts of England because of a crisis of access to NHS treatment, more than 400 dentists claim today.In a letter to The Telegraph, a coalition of professionals from across the country ...

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist
TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people are familiar with the fear that can precede a visit to the dentist, but new research shows that talk therapy can help when that anxiety becomes a crippling phobia. In the study, British ...

Women paid for plastic surgery, dental work with stolen credit info, police say
ORLANDO, Fla. — A group of women is accused of stealing people's personal information to pay for tens of thousands of dollars worth of plastic surgery and dental work, police said. It could take decades for the victims to rebound. Police said 11 women ...

Heartland Dental Supported Offices Donate Over $2.1 Million During Free ...
Heartland Dental Supported Offices Donate Over $2.1 Million During Free ...

Profitability Must #1: No huddle equals less dental case conversions
A daily huddle is a proven “profitability must” for dental practices because it sets the flow and tone of the day. It supports communication by having the dental team report pertinent facts about the day's patients, so you can strategize how to ...

Pediatric Dentist Opening Practice on Winslow Street
Pediatric Dentist Opening Practice on Winslow Street in Watertown January 5, 2016, Last Updated at 12:00 p.m.. WATERTOWN, N.Y. — Great Beginnings Pediatric Dentistry, PLLC, is opening their practice for patient treatment on January 11, at its newly ...

Report: State dentists lobby is blocking potential source of low-cost care
Natasha Fecteau's mouth was a mess. The Bremerton resident had an abscessed tooth in the rear of her mouth that she routinely drained with a stab from a safety pin -- until it swelled again and she had to repeat her crude dental relief. Fecteau had ...

Tests suggest mercury in air at some dental clinics
On numerous occasions, he said, he has detected mercury levels in dental offices that were two to three times the average workday exposure limit of 100 micrograms per cubic meter set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, but patients ...

Mother and Daughter Dentistry... a heritage of dental service
"I don't think I realized I liked and enjoyed dentistry as much as I do now," says Dr. Erin. "It was sort of a fall-back idea, but then it became so much more." With a 2010 degree from The Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Erin has found a home in a ...