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Smile makeovers: The marvels of cosmetic dentistry
Cosmetic dentistry refers to dental procedures that enhance the appearance of the teeth as well as the gums and the bite. Such beautifying procedures are also often beneficial for the health and function of the teeth, gums and mouth. Smile makeovers ...

Marshall establishes new dentistry department
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine has created a new department of dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, Joseph I. Shapiro, M.D., dean of the school of medicine, announced last week. The announcement coincides ...

Oldest Dentistry Found in 14000-Year-Old Tooth
An infected tooth partially cleaned with flint tools represents the oldest known dentistry, says a new international study on a 14,000-year-old molar. The find represents the oldest archaeological example of an operative manual intervention on a ...

Beyond the teeth: Holistic dentistry examines the body as a whole
While the exact relationship between the two is still debated in some arenas, people looking to improve their health are searching for answers in the form of holistic, or biological, dentistry. The Holistic Dental Association, founded in 1978 to ...

Hi-Tech Meets Basic Dentistry
BREWSTER – Putnam Dental Associates is utilizing state-of-the-art technology to make each patient experience a more pleasant one. A new laser device can detect tooth decay before it forms into a cavity by passing a wand across the teeth. With this ...

UI College of Dentistry apologizes for nitrous oxide mistake
More than 100 patients are being notified they may have received more nitrous oxide than intended at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. The issue has been resolved, but patients who visited the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic between March 1st and ...

Mansouri Family Dental Care Named 2015 Top Rated Marietta Dentist From Find Local Doctors
Mansouri Family Dental Care & Associates has recently earned the prestige of being a 2015 Top Rated Marietta Dentist from Find Local Doctors. This recognition is based on superior patient reviews that Dr.'s Michael & Azita Mansouri have received while ...

Improving children's oral health through prevention
The dental profession should get behind those working to make prevention a reality, Michael Watson says. Alistair Burt MP, who is the Minister of State at the Department of Health, has set out the steps he is taking to improve dental standards amongst ...

Dr. Douglas J. Snyder to host 3rd annual 'Dentistry from the Heart' event
ELKHART — Dr. Douglas J. Snyder is hosting a day of free dental care at his practice on May 21 for the 3rd annual Dentistry from the Heart event. The dental practice will provide free fillings, extractions or cleanings to patients ages 18 and older on ...

Stop use of mercury in dentistry
They made the call at a discussion and awareness-creation programme on dental amalgam, jointly organised by Ecological Restorations, an environmental non-governmental organisation; the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry and the Global ...

Dentistry from the Heart to offer free smiles
For the past three years, local dentist Robert A. McCulla has changed lives – and smiles – in the Turlock community by hosting a free day of dentistry to anyone who needs dental work. This year marks the fourth annual Dentistry from the Heart event ...

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry offers free dental hygiene screenings
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry dental hygiene students are holding dental screenings by appointment only for reduced-cost or no-cost teeth cleanings through June 6, at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Screening appointments are ...

Tibetan refugee brothers come to Canada with dreams of dentistry
Tibetan brothers Khamsum Wangdu (standing) and Kunsang Namgyal are settling in to their new home in Toronto, with dreams of being able to continue their studies in dentistry that were cut short in Nepal. (Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star) | Order ...

5/4 brf dentistry seminar
The annual UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Education Caravan will feature: “A Perspective on the Art and Science of Operative Dentistry” and “Cone Beam Computed Tomography Radiology Update.” The program will run from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

Dr. Parviz Roshan Advances his Knowledge in Implant Dentistry Techniques at Continuing Education Courses
Dr. Parviz Roshan, a dentist in Vancouver, BC, with Wall Centre Dental, recently completed advanced coursework in complex implant dentistry and wishes to use his new knowledge to help change the lives of many patients who may be in need of dental ...

Have your voice heard in the latest NHS Confidence Monitor
The fourth NHS Confidence Monitor has been launched for dental professionals to have their say on NHS dentistry. The survey was started to gain an insight into dental professionals' confidence in the future of NHS dentistry and it monitors: Future ...

Special care dentistry students attend Special Olympics, offer free dental screenings
Students from the Special Care Dentistry Association chapter at Marquette attended Special Olympics in Eau Claire April 23. The program, “Special Smiles,” had dental students take participants aside at the event to do dental screenings, put fluoride on ...

Historic Night For Cosmetic Dentistry by Appointing First Minority Female President
At the American Academy Of Dentistry's (AACD) 32nd annual black tie awards ceremony held April 30, 2016 at the Historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Chiann Fan Gibson (http://www.drchi.org), made history. In a profession primarily ...

Cohen Family Dentistry officially open
Chamber of Commerce officials held a ribbon-cutting Friday afternoon at Cohen Family Dentistry in Jefferson City. Pictured from left, front row, are Chamber President Darrell Helton; Chamber board member Gail West; Matt Cohen; Jefferson City Mayor Mark ...

May 5, 2016 | DSO Focuses on Special Needs Patients
Depending on the severity of the patients' condition, these unique circumstances, if not properly managed, can be detrimental to his or her overall health and comfort. The Pacific Dental Services Foundation™ offered a free training event to all ...

MP welcomes NHS dentistry pilots following campaign
NHS England and the West Yorkshire Local Dental Network are drawing up plans to make it easier to see an NHS dentist in the south and centre of Bradford and North Kirklees. Bradford South MP Judith Cummins has campaigned on the issue following ...

Private dental care costs increase by 42%
Private dental care costs have jumped by 42% compared with last year, with the average check-up now costing £51. This is according to the latest figures from Whatclinic.com, which looked at the fees charged by 14,000 private dentists in 20 towns and ...

Joe Manby gets teeth into three-year dentistry contract
More than 5,000 dentistry professionals attend the three-day conference, to be held at Manchester Central next year. Joe Manby Limited director Andrew Manby said: “The British Dental Conference and Exhibition is one of the long established events in ...

Ask Dr. Christensen: The graying of dentistry
In one of his latest videos, Dr. Gordon Christensen discusses a topic he feels is very important to dentists and their patients—the gray market. He asks, “What are gray market products?” These are products not authorized by manufacturers. Products ...

May 7: Nickel City Dentistry
The knowledgeable staff at Nickel City Dentistry provides comprehensive dental care for patients of all ages. They are located at 4498 Main Street... which is at the corner of Main Street and Harlem Road... in Snyder. Give them a call at (716) 839-1546 ...

Dentistry From The Heart In Putnam
BREWSTER – Free smiles were everywhere on Friday, as Putnam Dental Associates opened their doors to the public for free cleanings, extractions, checkups and fillings. It was all part of a national campaign where dentist offices give back to their local ...

Hood Dentistry buys former United Bank & Trust branch
Hood Family and Cosmetic Dentistry will be moving into the former United Bank & Trust branch at the northeast corner of M-52 and Valley Road. Last month, Dr. Scott Hood purchased the building and property for nearly $200,000 from Old National Bank, ...

Academic dental clinic opens
The clinic is one of only a handful of places in the country where advanced periodontology is taught – a specialist area of dentistry involving the supporting structures of teeth and their diseases. However, what makes this clinic special is that it is ...

Dentistry Turns Art for a Good Cause
As part of a UofL pediatric dentistry fund-raising event at the annual St. James Court Art Show each October, members of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity student chapter use dental plaster materials to practice techniques learned in the ...

Union City man practiced dentistry without a license inside vacant building: authorities
JERSEY CITY -- A 52-year-old Union City man was arrested Friday and charged with practicing dentistry without a license inside a vacant building. Ricardo Valdespino, of the 1200 block of Summit Avenue, allegedly committed the unlawful practice of ...

HAPPENING FRIDAY: Dentistry from the Heart offers free dental care
The dentists at Coastal Cosmetic Family Dentistry will host the county's 5th annual Dentistry from the Heart event at its office at 3071 Southport-Supply Road in Bolivia. It provides a free day of dental care to more than 200 residents with many lining ...

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Virtual Reality in Healthcare Market to 2022 - VR in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Surgery, Treatment for Phobia ...

Union City man accused of practicing dentistry without a license
A 52-year-old Union City man was arrested Friday and charged with practicing dentistry without a license inside a vacant building. Ricardo Valdespino, of Summit Avenue, allegedly committed the unlawful practice of dentistry by performing "denture ...

Trinh joins Wilton Center Family Dentistry
Wilton Center Family Dentistry has announced that Viviane T. Trinh, DMD recently joined the practice. A Connecticut native, general dentist Trinh is an alumnus of University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where she received her Doctorate of ...

Beverly Hills Dentist Shares Wisdom for Long-Lasting Oral Health and a Beautiful Smile
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) - From daily hygiene and regular visits to the dentist to being mindful of habits that endanger the teeth, caring for one's smile is a full-time job. In a recent blog series, Beverly Hills dentist Dr ...

Facebook for dentists: 5 steps to success
Imagine this: A potential new patient in your area is looking for a new dentist. The person checks your website, then heads to your Facebook page. What does the person see? A great Facebook page can instill confidence in new patients and help you stay ...

Patient comfort by design: Elkin Family Dentistry
When Chad and Carrie Ann Elkin opened Elkin Family Dentistry in 1995, their small office was the right size. “It was perfect to begin with, starting out with just the two of us,” Carrie Ann said. Because they were both dentists and married, they could ...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group Answers: Should I Eat Spicy Foods After Propel?
With Propel, the dentist uses a hand tool to drill small holes into specific locations along the jawbone. The healing process that ensues makes it easier for orthodontic forces to move teeth into their proper position, fixing misalignments and ...

Marshall establishes new dentistry department
In addition to providing continued services in oral and maxillofacial surgery, the new department, under the name Marshall Dentistry & Oral Surgery, will begin offering comprehensive general dental services for adults and children, including adults and ...

Richmond dentistry offering free dental care for kids
RICHMOND, Va. — A South Richmond dentist office is offering free dental care to children whose parents don't have insurance this weekend. Kool Smiles is hosting its second annual “Sharing Smiles” free care day on Sunday, May 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 ...

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Making an Impression: U of L Dentistry School faculty, students making mark in art, sculputure
As part of a UofL pediatric dentistry fund-raising event at the annual St. James Court Art Show each October, members of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity student chapter use dental plaster materials to practice techniques learned in the ...

Saira Khan talks aligners with dentistry.co.uk
We caught up with Saira to find out how her smile transformation is progressing, and what prompted her to seek treatment. Dentistry.co.uk: How long have you been dissatisfied with your smile, and what made you pursue treatment in adulthood? Saira Khan ...

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UNMC College OF Dentistry brings caravan to North Platte
The dental industry changes at a rapid pace. Keeping up with the new advancements is critical to providing quality dental health. Representatives from the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry were in North Platte to provide ...

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry offers orthodontic consultations
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry's Graduate Orthodontic Clinic will offer free orthodontic consultations from 1 to 4 p.m. May 22 at the Center for Dentistry and Orthodontics, 159 W. Hospitality Lane, Suite, 201, San Bernardino. The free ...

Registration opens for implant dentistry courses
Registration opens for implant dentistry courses. Article Thumbnail Image May 12, 2016 -- OCO Biomedical has opened registration for three simultaneous, daylong implant dentistry courses. For unrestricted access to all DrBicuspid.com exclusive content ...

Dentistry Turns Art for a Good Cause
As part of a UofL pediatric dentistry fund-raising event at the annual St. James Court Art Show each October, members of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity student chapter use dental plaster materials to practice techniques learned in the ...

Naperville dentistry student gives smiles to veterans
Nisha Garg was searching for community service project that would be an extension of her graduate studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry when one of the patients she was assigned spoke about the challenges veterans have ...

Dentistry Practice Awards Three Scholarships
A Pinecrest High School student has been named the winner of the first annual Seven Lakes Family Dentistry Scholarship. Mary Bahner, a senior at Pinecrest, will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. As a bonus, at the recommendation of the scholarship ...