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Stockton dentist receives Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition
STOCKTON — Stockton dentist Stephen Petras recently received the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry. The LLSR is a formal recognition for AGD masters in the areas of continuing education, dental-related ...

Lee Family Dentistry establishes scholarships at Ole Miss | The ...
Lee Family Dentistry establishes scholarships at Ole Miss | The ...

Second Annual Pediatric Dentistry "snow Day"
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Kids and parents in Fort Myers enjoying snow in Southwest Florida at the second annual Pediatric Dentistry Snow Day. The event gave the opportunity for residents to learn about local organizations and the support they provide for ...

Bradfordians forced into 'DIY dentistry' because they can't get NHS treatment, damning study shows
SOME Bradfordians have been forced to pull out their own rotten teeth because of a lack of NHS dentists locally, a health watchdog's damning new report reveals. People are resorting to 'DIY dentistry' or ending up in A&E because they cannot find a ...

UK Dentistry Celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month
(Oct. 3, 2016) – In celebration of National Dental Hygiene Month, UK Dentistry is reminding everyone that good oral health goes a long way in supporting overall wellbeing. To assist in ensuring people are using the best tools to achieve a healthy smile ...

BRIEF-Bupa weighs 500 million stg takeover bid for Oasis dentistry chain -...
BRIEF-Bupa weighs 500 million stg takeover bid for Oasis dentistry chain -...

Rockwell Dentistry celebrates 20 years
In March 2017, Rockwell Dentistry will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Dr. Dawn Rockwell and her husband, Dr. Alexander Rockwell, have two locations: one on Route 33 in Hamilton and a second office in Middletown. Dr. Dawn is the primary dentist in the ...

Venerated Dentist Murray Z. Malinoski Jr. DDS, will be Featured in ...
Venerated Dentist Murray Z. Malinoski Jr. DDS, will be Featured in ...

Florida Family Dentistry: 40 years of healthier smiles
In 2013, the growing practice welcomed the nephew of Greg and Peggy, Dr. Jordan Johnston after he graduated from The University Of Florida College Of Dentistry, continuing the family tradition. Jordan Johnston had been a patient of Greg and Peggy's ...

New health district dentist happy to serve community
Dr. Silas Lai, the new dentist for the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District, is passionate about dental health, especially when it comes to prevention. "I always loved medical practices ever since I was young," said Lai, who comes to Abilene ...

'A HUGE NEED FOR DENTISTS': Mentoring program seeks to turn students on to the advantages of a small-town practice
The five-year program, which goes by the name Minnesota Collaborative Rural Oral Health Project, has completed its first summer. Nineteen dentistry and dental therapy students paired with mentors in nonmetro Minnesota, including four in Grand Rapids ...

Dentistry from the Heart held Oct. 14
Dr. Michael Carpenter will host Dental Excellence of Napoleon's sixth annual Dentistry From The Heart event – providing a free day of dental care to the first 100 Northwest Ohio residents to register. Registration will start at 6 a.m. the morning of ...

Tyler and Temple dentistry school create partnership
Before the emergence of digital dentistry, dental crown-making was a lengthy process that could take up to two weeks, Hallquist said. Digital dentistry has moved all processes of the design of tooth crowns to a computer — before the movement to ...

SIU SDM White Coat Ceremony marks students' commitment to dentistry
ALTON - Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine first year students and the inaugural class of the International Advanced Placement Program (IAPP) received the traditional coat of medical professionals, during the School's 16th annual ...

Bridging the treatment gap: Dentist-physician teamwork essential to dental sleep medicine
Teamwork between dentists and sleep physicians when offering oral appliance therapy is essential, because OSA is a medical disorder. As dentists, the moment we broach the subject of sleep apnea with our patients, we are entering a medical environment ...

Exceptional Dentist Murray Z. Malinoski Jr. DDS, will be Featured in ...
Exceptional Dentist Murray Z. Malinoski Jr. DDS, will be Featured in ...

UK Dentistry offering free supplies each week in October to emphasize good oral health habits
In celebration of National Dental Hygiene Month, UK Dentistry is reminding everyone that good oral health goes a long way in supporting overall wellbeing. To assist in ensuring people are using the best tools to achieve a healthy smile, on Tuesdays ...

YouTube 101: The basics of marketing your dental practice on video ...
YouTube 101: The basics of marketing your dental practice on video ...

Desperate dentistry
A fter a year and a half of procrastination, I finally forced my kids into the dentist office for their six-month (18-month for us) check-up. I had been falling prey to the desperate pleas to keep putting it off for too long. It was time to get back in ...

RHOP Dentistry students visit UNMC
Students met with current faculty and students at the College of Dentistry as well as spent several hours observing in the clinics there. Students that attended are Hannah Rosentrater, Lindsey Trotter, Devon Dvorak, Emily Reimer, Sydney Armstrong and ...

University of Tennessee's College of Dentistry opens clinic in Chattanooga
The head of UT's dental school is hopeful a new clinic staffed by dental students in Chattanooga will help convince newly graduated dentists to donate some of their time to those who can't afford dental care. "When these same students go out to ...

Capehart Family Dentistry offers free dental care
Dr. Jeff Dworak and his assistant, Toni Aho, examine a patient during Saturday's Capehart Cares Free Dentistry Day at Capehart Family Dentistry. More than 100 patients were provided with free dental care on the day. Capehart Family Dentistryoffers free ...

UK Dentistry Alumni Celebrate First African-American Graduate and Faculty Member
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2016) — Alumni from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry will use this weekend's homecoming as a chance to connect with Drs. Benjamin Nero and Robert Biggerstaff and raise funds for the Drs. Nero and Biggerstaff ...

New imaging method could enable dentists to detect and heal tooth ...
New imaging method could enable dentists to detect and heal tooth ...

Lake Oconee Dentistry gives from the Heart
Drs. David and Patti Bradley were joined by their associate, Dr. Shelly Pound, as well as other Lake Oconee Dentistry hygienists, dental assistants and team members. For the fifth year in a row, Dr. David Miller and his team from Lake Oconee Oral ...

Krugman's Bite on Dentistry Lacks Teeth
Krugman goes on to insist that dentistry is a consumer-driven market: Insurance is far less prevalent in dentistry than in medicine, and most dental care is routine and preventive. Yet, he points out, costs of dental care have risen at the same rate as ...

Virtudent Is Bringing Its Tele-Dentistry Services Beyond Boston With $2M in Seed
Virtudent, a telehealth startup revamping how people see the dentist, just announced it's raised $2 million in seed funding. Sparta Group LLC, the investment office of Desh Deshpande, led the round, and the venture plans to use the capital to expand ...

Dr. Rina Singh: Cosmetic Dentistry
The dentistry you need to take of your immediate dental concern—whether that's a basic cleaning and exam or a more complex procedure such as dental implants—is the one that becomes a priority. For this reason, Dr. Rina Singh offers a comprehensive ...

Oral Surgery of Tidewater Calms Dental Fear with Relaxing Sedation Dentistry in Virginia Beach, VA
Drs. Melvin Ford, Klaus Guter and James Gray are now accepting new patients with or without referrals for sedation dentistry in Virginia Beach, VA. To accommodate patients with dental fear, the doctors offer three sedation treatments to minimize ...

October 8- Wheatfield Family Dentistry
Do you get nervous at the thought of going to the dentist? Wheatfield Family Dentistry has expanded their services, making going to the dentist more enjoyable. Their beautifully remodeled offices are located at 3349 Niagara Falls Boulevard in North ...

Waco dentist earns Texas Dentist of the Year title
A dentist with Creekwood Dental Arts, 7911 Woodway Drive, Miller received her doctorate of dental surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1985 and immediately began her work in local, statewide and national organizations. She held several ...

Live Oak dentist receives AGD Fellowship Award
LIVE OAK — The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that John H. Bonura, of Live Oak, received the association's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2016 annual meeting, July 16 in Boston. The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to ...

Capehart Family Dentistry offers free dental care to more than 100 people
Capehart Family Dentistry in Bellevue did its part in giving back to the community last week during its Capehart Cares Free Dentistry Day. Melisa Ging, a dental hygienist and operations leader for Capehart Family Dentistry, said it was the largest ...

The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund Recognizes Outstanding Innovators In Dentistry
Because of his stewardship, scholarship, and encouragement of innovative business practices in dentistry, the Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund was established by the dental industry to recognize those whose contributions reflect a similarly ...

Trip to dentist leaves Edmonton girl, 4, brain damaged, in pain
Amber Athwal loved to dance. But she'll never dance again. Now she lies in bed semi-conscious, curled up in pain. The four-year-old was beyond excited, looking forward to the first day of kindergarten on Sept. 7. Instead, she went to the dentist that ...

Property dentistry care for horses adds to longevity
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. With the advancement in equine dentistry and medicine, I have seen the life expectancy of the horse increase since I first began practice. It wasn't that long ago that it was unusual to see horses in their ...

October 11, 2016 | Heartland Dental Selects Patterson Dental as its New Distribution Partner
Patterson Companies, Inc. announced that Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization (DSO) in the U.S., has selected Patterson Dental as its distribution partner effective January 1, 2017. Heartland Dental supports more than 1,100 ...

Dr. Kaylynn Saigh joins Northwoods Pediatric Dentistry
KINGSFORD - Dr. Kaylynn Saigh, the first and only certified pediatric dentist, has joined Northwoods Pediatric in Dickinson County. Dr. Saigh graduated at the top of her class from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry in 2012, and was ...

Stec Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
At our Grand Island cosmetic and family dental practice, we pride ourselves on offering our patients the best options for optimal dental care. Our patients are the priority. We want you to feel welcome and important at our office. That's why we make ...

Scott De Rossi named new School of Dentistry dean
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— Oct. 12, 2016) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected Dr. Scott De Rossi, who was most recently the chair of the oral health and diagnostic sciences department at Augusta University's Dental College of ...

'Free Dental Day' offered by Complete Cosmetic Care Dentistry on Oct. 15 in Glenpool
A local dentist's office is offering certain services for free this weekend on Saturday, October 15. The Complete Cosmetic Care Dentistry (CCCD) in Glenpool is offering free extraction, filling or cleaning per person. The deal will be offered on a ...

Local dentist's office offers opportunity to turn candy into cash
SAN ANTONIO - A local dentist's office is offering patients the chance to turn their candy into cash. The staff at Sunshine Pediatric Dentistry are holding a Halloween Candy Buyback program, where they're offering $1 for every pound of candy brought in ...

Edmonton dentist faces sedation restrictions after 'incident' with child patient
An Edmonton dentist has been temporarily banned from administering general anesthetic or any form of sedation to his patients while an investigation is conducted, believed to be related to an incident last month that left a four-year-old girl ...

October 13, 2016 | Changing the Way You Think About Patient Financing
Every dentist knows that in an economy when even essential restorative care can sometimes be a hard sell, patients will often leave elective procedures on the back burner for years. If you think of everyday dentistry as being your bread and butter, and ...

Active Life Dentistry brings general and cosmetic services to Bridgeland
The Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting this morning at Active Life Dentistry's fifth Northwest Houston area location at 10615 Fry Road, Ste. 400, Cypress. Houston native Trey Patterson will operate the new location. The general ...

Lexington resident joins University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Mia Balsom, of Lexington, was among the members of the class of 2020 to participate in the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony ...

Dentistry supporting troops with a sweet tooth
NORTH SHELBY – The last thing a dentist wants to see is someone with a lot of sweets; however, candy is exactly what Caldwell Crossing Dentistry is asking from its patients. The dentist office is taking part in Candy for Our Troops, a candy drive for ...

Let Forest Ridge Family Dentistry Transform your smile... Painlessly! Call today to schedule your next appointment ...
Let Forest Ridge Family Dentistry Transform your smile... Painlessly! Call today to schedule your next appointment ...

Dentist opens doors for Dentistry from the Heart
Bullard Dentistry opened its doors to the community for its second annual day of Dentistry from the Heart, volunteering time and resources to provide free cleanings, fillings and extractions. “It's very nice because as a dentist I can provide dentistry ...

October 17, 2016 | CEREC Zirconia: Now used Chairside with CEREC SpeedFire
CEREC now provides a completely new process in the dental practice: combining the new CEREC SpeedFire sintering furnace and CEREC Zirconia material, dentists can now deliver full-contour crowns and small bridges made of the full-strength, ...