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Tafoya retires after 44 years in Papillion dentistry
Tafoya has long been active in professional organizations, including membership in the Omaha District Dental Society and the Nebraska Dental Society; and was a fellow in the International College of Dentists, in the American College of Dentists and the ...

New dentist buys longtime Adrian practice
At first glance, dentistry might seem an unusual second career for an automotive engineer. For Mike Towler, the new owner of what is now Towler and Youngs Family Dentistry at 133 E. Maple Ave. in Adrian, there are actually a lot of similarities ...

Cosmetic dentistry helps people to smile with...
Cosmetic dentistry helps people to smile with...

Underwriter Spotlight: Smile Station Family Dentistry
Finding a name for his new dental office was easy for Dr. Scott Bridges, D.M.D. He recently completed renovations on the old Texaco station at 5504 Reidland Road in Paducah, cleverly calling it the Smile Station. Now open and accepting new patients ...

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: "E" is for enamel
The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: "E" is for enamel. Make sure your knowledge of what can go wrong with this natural tooth covering—the hardest substance in the body—isn't too superficial. source-image. Aug 02, 2016. By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP ...

NYU College of Dentistry to Partner with Univision to Promote Improved Oral Health Among Hispanics
Dr. Charles N. Bertolami, Herman Robert Fox Dean of New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), has announced that effective September 1, the College will partner with Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) -- the leading media company ...

Frisco Dentistry for Kids celebrates 15th anniversary
Other Frisco Dentistry events have supported various charities over the past 15 years. Last year, its Texas Legends event benefitted Clothe a Child, which helps provide clothing for children in the Frisco, Little Elm, Prosper and Celina areas who ...

Distinctive Dental Solutions hosts free dentistry day on Aug.12
Distinctive Dental Solutions is hosting a Free Dentistry Day on Aug. 12 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. A choice of a free filling or extraction will be provided per patient on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to limited parking, patients should park and ...

August 3, 2016 | DSO Foundation Holds Two Free Dental Care Events
On August 1 in Lakebay, WA more than 15 Smile Generation-trusted dentists, clinicians and staff from Pacific Dental Services (PDS) supported offices converged on a community health center in LakeBay to deliver critical dental care to needy residents of ...

Audit of Tennessee Board of Dentistry finds failures in following state laws
A Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Audit Report states the Tennessee Board of Dentistry is not following state ordinances as required by law. According to the July audit of the board, the report states the board and it's staff don't obtain the ...

Audit shows Tennessee Board of Dentistry not following some laws
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — WREG investigators have uncovered a state audit of Tennessee's Board of Dentistry, and their findings aren't pretty. The results of the audit were released last month, the same month a Memphis dental office was shut down by the Shelby ...

9 local dentists to volunteer with Dentistry from the Heart
Just as the fall semester begins, a few Lexington dentists will give free cleanings, fillings and extractions for a day. The fourth annual Dentistry from the Heart in Lexington will be on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Justice Dental ...

August 4, 2016 | When Does a Dental Group Practice Become a DSO?
There is much confusion and fluidity in the nomenclature of our evolving sector of the dental industry. Here at Group Dentistry Now we have decided to focus several upcoming articles on industry-specific terms and acronyms which are often misunderstood ...

Porcelane, New Health Tech Startup, Delivers In-Home Dentistry to San Francisco Residents
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Porcelane launches their mobile dentistry service to deliver dental care to living rooms and offices throughout San Francisco. The women-led startup provides online booking, 24/7 support, and 100% dentist time ...

Kuzmak receives dentistry fellowship award
Dr. Lyndsay Kuzmak, of Westminster, received the Academy of General Dentistry's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2016 annual meeting, on July 16 in Boston, Mass. The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest ...

Article on Dental Regenerative Technology Sheds Light on Advancements in Restorative Dentistry, says Smile ...
Article on Dental Regenerative Technology Sheds Light on Advancements in Restorative Dentistry, says Smile ...

Roy, Hill become first general dentists to join School of Medicine faculty
Marshall hired the dentists to support a new dental residency program, in partnership with Cabell Huntington Hospital, that began July 1. Hill and Roy will see patients as part of a newly formed department of Marshall Health—Marshall Dentistry and ...

Allen dentist wins prestigious award | News | starlocalmedia.com
The Texas Academy of General Dentistry (TAGD) is pleased to announce that Jason C. Hui, DDS, FAGD, of Allen, received the association's Fellowship Award ...

Dentistry Market Overview, Opportunities and Major Manufacturer ...
Dentistry Market Overview, Opportunities and Major Manufacturer ...

Former Clarkdale resident earns degree in dentistry - The Verde ...
Former Clarkdale resident earns degree in dentistry - The Verde ...

Lorain County Health and Dentistry ready for health week
ELYRIA — In honor of National Health Center Week, which begins today, Lorain County Health and Dentistry will be hosting events to promote healthy living around the area. More than 1,000 communities around the nation have celebrated National Health ...

Homegrown dentist returns to Hudson to practice
He spent the first year after becoming a dentist practicing at a non-profit clinic in the Twin Cities. “It was an amazing experience. I had to have an interpreter for many of my patients, many who were Somali and Hmong. It was an experience in real ...

Dentistry suppliers find fertile ground for growth in ABQ
The other two, founded by dentists, want to make their mark in the fast-growing dental implant and root canal device industries by focusing on innovation and cost savings. While Damage Control Mouthguards, OCO Biomedical and EdgeEndo are all ...

Burns Dentistry to expand into Sun City
Sun City residents who drive to Sun City West for dental care at Burns Dentistry, will be saving time and gas in 2017. Dr. Jerry Burns, of Burns Dentistry, said they will be breaking ground in Sun City soon and have a new building open for business ...

Augusta nonprofit dental center welcomes new dentist
Kennebec Valley Family Dentistry, a nonprofit dental center at 269 Water St., in Augusta, has hired a new dentist, John Frachella, DMD. Frachella, who specializes in working with young children, will see patients at KVFD one day a week through October, ...

Bismarck Main Street Minute: Bismarck Dentistry
There's a new dental office open in Bismarck that tries to create a relaxing environment for patients by bringing the comforts of home to the office. This isn't your typical dentist's office. Bismarck Dentistry aims to make guests feel right at home ...

When Dental Surgery Lands A Patient in a World of Everlasting Regret
Soft elevator music almost drowns out the distant whine of the dentist's drill as Mark Deel sits in the waiting room of The Lakes Dental Center in March 2015. Deel sips a margarita and talks football with the gregarious office manager, Brad McGonagle ...

Bull Valley Dentistry recommends myofascial therapy for acute, chronic pain
Bull Valley Dentistry recommends myofascial therapy for acute, chronic pain. SPONSORED • Published: Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 7:21 a.m. CDT. Myofascial release (MFR) therapy is hailed widely in the medical, therapeutic and dental professions for offering ...

SmarTech Publishing: Revenues From 3D Printing in Dentistry Will ...
SmarTech Publishing: Revenues From 3D Printing in Dentistry Will ...

Dentistry from the Heart to return in September
Dr. Steven Shwedel and his team of more than 50 volunteers will provide free dental care for up to 130 people in need Sept. 10. The event, called Dentistry from the Heart, will be the dental office's eighth annual offering. Shwedel's office, at 25650 ...

UK College of Dentistry starts Oral Medicine Externship
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 10, 2016) – The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry now provides students the opportunity to participate in an oral medicine externship. The unique opportunity blends clinical clerkships within the fully accredited ...

Dentist's legal battle with Ohio will continue
Advertising one's area of expertise is usually desirable for both tooth the professional and the public. But if you're a dentist in Ohio, regardless of whether you are completely qualified in a specialty area of dentistry, you might not be allowed to ...

IIM-As CIIE invests in healthtech start-ups Doux Dentistry, Zeolr
While Doux Dentistry is a dental care startup aiming to make dental care affordable & accessible for patients at their homes under the brand name Mobident, Zeolr is an IoT based healthcare startup which is into developing solutions to aid in better ...

Dentistry from the Heart to return in September
Dr. Steven Shwedel and his team of more than 50 volunteers will provide free dental care for up to 130 people in need Sept. 10. The event, called Dentistry from the Heart, will be the dental office's eighth annual offering. Shwedel's office, at 25650 ...

North Korea says new 3D printer can make bones for surgery and dentistry
North Korea has unveiled the latest in its range of medical inventions: a 3D printer to reproduce bone that can be used in cosmetic surgery and dentistry. A news segment on KCTV claimed that the printer would help North Korean doctors work with ...

Two decades of volunteer dentistry
Only minutes earlier, Angel had watched as Megan Rohman, a first-year pediatric dentistry resident from the University of Iowa, examined his sister's teeth. Now it was his turn, and Angel was eager to show he had been paying attention. “Wow! Looks like ...

Local dentists say just keep on flossing; Feds drop the practice from dietary guidelines
And local dentists and dental hygienists are standing behind that recommendation amid claims there is a lack of evidence solidifying the health benefits of flossing. “I've been in dentistry a long, long time and every day see the benefits of flossing ...

More Than a Dentist's Office: Lee Dentistry Gives Back to Local Communities
Lee Dentistry has made a point to give back to the community from the annual Halloween Candy Buy Back to hosting a free dental day for those who cannot afford these services to awarding three scholarships to students enrolling at the University of ...

Linhart Dentistry Awards Dental Scholarship to Jared Ellinger ...
Linhart Dentistry Awards Dental Scholarship to Jared Ellinger ...

New Pediatric Dentistry Business in Milford Serving Up Big Smiles
The goal of Big Smiles pediatric dentistry, which recently opened at 321 Boston Post Road, is to make children feel comfortable in a place where they often do not. Everything in the office is aimed toward that goal: The playful atmosphere, the casual ...

Day of free dentistry for patients in need on Sept 24
Highland Village— Dental Depot of Highland Village will host its annual Dentistry from the Heart event on Sept. 24, offering free dental care to patients in need. The first-come, first-served event is held at Dental Depot at 8 a.m. Patients can get ...

Flossing: The holy grail of dentistry?
Article Thumbnail Image August 11, 2016 -- Following the recent heated controversy over the scientific merits of flossing, DrBicuspid.com queried its informed readers to get their input about the issue. "Plaque control is considered the holy grail in ...

Dentistry from the Heart to return in September - thenewsherald.com
Dentistry from the Heart to return in September - Dr. Steven Shwedel and his team of more than 50 volunteers will provide free dental care for up to 130 people ...

August 11, 2016 | Why Does Organized Dentistry Hate DSOs?
These organizations are almost exclusively run by solo owner dentists that view DSOs and dental groups as competition. These dentists do not want to see the way they practice dentistry and run their businesses disrupted. Think about it, solo owner ...

Free Dentistry Day In Springfield Friday
Some dentists in the Springfield area are offering their services to those who can't afford it. A Free Dentistry Day Friday will be held at Distinctive Dental Solutions from 8 to 2 and patients will have the choice of a free filling or extraction. Dr ...

Increase in Demand for Cosmetic Dentistry to Create Opportunities for the Global Oral Hygiene Market Through 2020 ...
Increase in Demand for Cosmetic Dentistry to Create Opportunities for the Global Oral Hygiene Market Through 2020 ...

MHS graduates receive award from Academy of General Dentistry
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) announced that Teresa Ellis Bare, DDS, FAGD, of Asheville; and Angela G. Ellis, DDS, FAGD, of Chapel Hill, received the association's prestigious Fellowship Award during the AGD 2016 annual meeting, which took ...

Dentistry from the Heart to return in September - thenewsherald.com
Dentistry from the Heart to return in September - Dr. Steven Shwedel and his team of more than 50 volunteers will provide free dental care for up to 130 people ...

Dentistry from the Heart to return in September - thenewsherald.com
Dentistry from the Heart to return in September - Dr. Steven Shwedel and his team of more than 50 volunteers will provide free dental care for up to 130 people ...

Dentistry event to help veterans
Dr. Melissa Jarrell and a team of volunteers will host their third annual Dentistry from the Heart event Sept. 9 to provide a free day of dental care to more than 100 veterans of Howard County. The line will begin to form as early as 7 a.m. at 5111 ...