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30thGlobal Experts Meet on Advanced Dentistry and Oral Health
We are honored to invite you to the 30thGlobal Experts Meet on Advanced Dentistry and Oral Health on September 18-19, 2017.The conference proceedings include symposiums and workshops, keynote speeches, plenary talks, poster sessions and panel ...

Hillsborough Dentist Becomes Fellow of American Academy of Implant Dentistry
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 1, 2017) - During the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) 2016 Annual Meeting, John D. Beckwith, DMD was recognized as a Fellow of the prestigious organization. The Hillsborough dentist is one of 300 ...

Lawsuit: Toddler's death during dental procedure was part of Medicaid scheme
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The family of the 14-month-old girl who died after a visit to the dentist has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Austin Children's Dentistry. Her parents are suing the practice, the dentist, the anesthesiologist and the company he ...

Dentists, practice honor beloved late Richmond dentist
After 39 years of practicing dentistry in Richmond, Dr. Michael McMunn, of Michael McMunn DDS and Associates, a beloved and well-known dentist passed away tragically and unexpectedly. Since his passing, the employees at his practice and dentists from ...

IYB: Beasley Media Group, LCEC, Pediatric Dentistry of Fort Myers, Elmquist Eye Group, Tech4Good SWFL
recently hired Allyson Hillman as director of sales. Hillman served in management for 10 years in Detroit radio and has relocated to Southwest Florida from Savannah-Hilton Head. Philanthropy. On April 15, LCEC will host the 21st annual LCEC United Way ...

Parents of toddler who died during dentist visit file wrongful death lawsuit
AUSTIN - The parents of Daisy Lynn Torres -- the 14-month-old child who died on March 29, 2016 during a visit to a dentist at the North Austin Medical Center -- have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Austin Children's Dentistry, according to ...

Changing the standards in dentistry
Dr. Ryan C. Maher decided in the 8th grade that he wanted to pursue the dream of becoming a dentist. Eleven years later he achieved that goal. From the time he entered dental school in 1993 he found it interesting that many individuals shared a common ...

Chatham's Advanced Dentistry Offers Free Whitening with Charity ...
Chatham's Advanced Dentistry Offers Free Whitening with Charity ...

Chatham's Advanced Dentistry Offers Free Whitening with Charity Donation
“They are a wonderful organization that helps keep families together as they get back on their feet. All money raised will be donated to Family Promise and make a huge difference in a child's life.” Advanced Dentistry is located at 33 Main Street in ...

Graphics, dentistry featured at 1 Million Cups
Attendees at 1 Million Cups heard from an established graphics business and a new dentist during Wednesday morning's event at State Fair Community College. Myrna Ragar has several decades of experience in the art and advertising industries, and ...

The Hidden Mesothelioma Risk for Dentists
doctor-1149149_1280 Mesothelioma risk can sometimes be found in unexpected places. According to a newly-published article, dentists and others involved in casting prosthetics such as crowns and bridges prior to the 1970s may be at elevated risk for ...

ADA Health Policy Institute To Host DSO webinar
Solo practices are slowly being replaced by various types of group practices, including dental service organizations (DSOs). The Health Policy Institute has compiled new data on the size of the DSO market and the demographic profile of dentists that ...

Marietta Smiles Earns Recognition as 2017 Top Patient Rated Marietta Dentist from Find Local Doctors
The practice is led by a team of skilled dentists, Dr. Sunil K. Singh and Dr. Tony Nunez. Together they bring distinguished expertise and valued experience to a full range of dental specialties. Marietta Smiles offers general, restorative and cosmetic ...

Lawsuit filed over infant death at dentist
Betty Squier, the girl's mother, said the child's dentist, Dr. Michael Melanson, told her that there were more problems with her daughter's teeth than expected; she had six cavities, four more than they thought she had. On the day of Daisy Lynn's ...

UAPB student receives full tuition scholarship to attend Howard College of Dentistry
Senior Chemistry and Physics major Jennifer Franklin has been accepted into Howard University College of Dentistry (HUCD) with a full tuition scholarship. Her study will commence in the fall of 2017 as a member of the HUCD class of 2021. Jennifer ...

Kippax still able to practice dentistry in Vermont, Massachusetts
It is not clear whether he is doing any dentistry in the other states where he's legally entitled to work. Both list his address in Lewiston. Massachusetts and Vermont list Kippax as having an active dental license with no indication that he's in ...

American Dental Association recognizes Ridgecrest dentist
The American Dental Association recently honored local dentist Dr. Jong-Gil Ahn with a lifetime membership beginning in this 2017 membership year. This recognition was given to Ahn after he had been an ADA member for over 30 years. Ahn became a ...

UAPB student receives scholarship to Howard College of Dentistry
Jennifer Franklin, a senior at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, has been accepted into Howard University College of Dentistry at Washington, D.C., with a full tuition scholarship. A chemistry and physics major, Franklin will graduate in May ...

Dentistry advocates aim to fill Medicare gaps
But Medicare rarely covers dental care and fewer than half of elderly Americans see a dentist even once a year — often because they can't afford to — according to a Johns Hopkins University study in Health Affairs last year. Just 12% of Americans ...

Manchester University Awards Highest Mark In Restorative and Aethetic Dentistry to Dr. Minesh Patel
Dr. Minesh Patel, 54, from Bedford was awarded the highest mark for the complex clinical case in the final case in the Masters program in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry at Manchester University. The award is bestowed upon a dentist, which shows ...

Overregulation Threatens Market-Driven Solutions in Dentistry
In dentistry, the balance between managing the cost of care while improving quality has led to the development of a cost-saving business model reliant on services provided by Dental Support Organizations (DSOs). DSOs enable dentists to outsource ...

Wilton dentist office moves into historic Cannondale house
Dr. James T. Aris has not only changed the name of his dental practice from Wilton Center Family Dentistry to Advanced Dentistry of Wilton but has changed the location of his office as well. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Aris welcomed patients to his new ...

Mobile dentist office comes to you
“They've got to take care of their family, they've got to take their kids to the doctor, they usually put themselves last,” said Dr. Michael Fooshee, who has worked for two years on his company called New Avenue Dentistry. The concept of mobile ...

Sunshine Dentistry Hosts Free Day of Dentistry
Dr. Eric V. Thomas of Sunshine Dentistry will spread free smiles around Cape May Court House as he hosts Dentistry From The Heart on Friday, March 31. The event will provide adults (18 and older) with free dental care, including free extractions ...

Electricity Connects to Dentistry
One more connection is made between the building at 304 First Avenue and the history of Rhea County, and that happens to be electricity! During the time in which Dr. Garland Taylor, Sr. was practicing dentistry in that structure, he was also mayor of ...

Chatham's Advanced Dentistry Offers Free Whitening with Charity Donation; Donation Benefits Morristown Non-Profit
CHATHAM, NJ – Dr. Corina Atanase of Advanced Dentistry in Chatham is offering free teeth whitening with a charity donation - March through June – through the Smiles for Life program, which benefits Family Promise. Family Promise is a "non-sectarian, ...

Montes Periodontics and Implant Dentistry Offers Pinhole ...
Montes Periodontics and Implant Dentistry Offers Pinhole ...

Montes Periodontics and Implant Dentistry Offers Pinhole® Technology for Gum Grafting
CUMMING, Ga., March 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dental patients need to be aware of the new technologies available at Montes Periodontics and Implant Dentistry that can address receding gums and reduce the chances of tooth decay, tooth loss, and ...

UCLA dentistry employee involved in rape allegation in Title IX report
An undergraduate student, whose name was redacted in the report, alleged Tarundeep Sandhu, a former UCLA School of Dentistry employee, raped the student while she was intoxicated after going out to a bar together. Most of the information in the report ...

Dentistry Advocates Aim To Fill Medicare Gaps
But Medicare rarely covers dental care and fewer than half of elderly Americans see a dentist even once a year — often because they can't afford to — according to a Johns Hopkins University study published in Health Affairs last year. Just 12 percent ...

Chenoweth Equine Dentistry
Chenoweth Equine Dentistry specializes in providing expert equine dental services to all breeds of horses, donkeys, mules, ponies, and zebras. Whether you only have one horse or an entire stable that need examined, Chenoweth Equine Dentistry can take ...

Mobile dentistry comes to North Texas
Plano -- For a lot of folks, getting to the dentist is a bigger pain than actually lying in the hot seat. Well, one dentist wants to bring the dental chair to you. “I just keep hearing from people that would come into my dental office and they would ...

Esteemed Columbia, TN Dentist, Dr. Lauren Wilburn, Named One of Nashville's Top Dentists
Nashville Lifestyle Magazine recently named Dr. Lauren Wilburn one of Nashville's Top Dentists of 2016 under the general dentistry category. Dr. Wilburn is an experienced, and kind dentist in Columbia, TN, who offers leading family and cosmetic ...

Dr. Jorge Torres, Renowned Pediatric Dentist in Brandon, FL, Raises Awareness of First Dental Visits, Welcomes New ...
Dr. Jorge Torres, Renowned Pediatric Dentist in Brandon, FL, Raises Awareness of First Dental Visits, Welcomes New ...

Same-Day CEREC® Crowns and Leading Cosmetic Dentistry in Pittsburgh, PA Now Available to New Patients at ...
Same-Day CEREC® Crowns and Leading Cosmetic Dentistry in Pittsburgh, PA Now Available to New Patients at ...

Salem Cosmetic Dentistry & Restorative Dentist Dental Implants Service Announced
SALEM, OR / ACCESSWIRE / March 6, 2017 / The popular family & cosmetic dentist Natural Smiles has announced an expansion of its highly sought after dental care solutions with the addition of leading dental implant services for an improved appearance ...

West Coast DSO Announces Expansion Plans
Western Dental & Orthodontics has announced that it will accelerate expansion efforts, including affiliation of individual dental practices, as well as acquisitions of DSO and dental group practice platforms within and beyond its historical ...

Future of Dentistry leads story time at Beebe Library
Future of Dentistry recently visited during P.J. Story Time at the Beebe Library in Wakefield. P.J. Story Time features stories, songs and games for families with children age 7 and younger. Future of Dentistry, a Wakefield-based dental practice ...

Last Finalist named in All Smiles Dentistry Car Giveaway
PORT ST. LUCIE — All Smiles Dentistry has identified the 12th finalist in its car giveaway promotion. Ronnie Duncan's name was drawn from thousands of entries All Smiles Dentistry received during the yearlong campaign. He is the last contestant and ...

Dentistry museum gets kids excited about teeth
The National Museum of Dentistry is bringing more students through its doors with a partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The goal is to tell kids why taking care of their teeth is ...

Former office assistant claims Kids First Dentistry did not properly compensate for overtime
Tonya Jeffers filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on Feb. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division against Kids First Dentistry Inc. and Jila J. Mahajan alleging violation of the Fair ...

Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry Wins Office Design Award
When Dr. Scott Rowley and Dr. Ben Ruder, partners at Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry, outgrew their space, they purchased land conveniently located adjacent to two pediatrician's offices off Lilly Road. Now, just under two years later, the locally ...

March 6 - Wheatfield Family Dentistry
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The 7 best podcasts in dentistry
Dentists spend a lot of time and money educating themselves about the clinical side of dentistry, but most do not spend enough time learning about the business side to help their practice run efficiently and grow steadily. Educating yourself about the ...

Man accused of practicing dentistry without license, HPD says
HOUSTON - An undercover operation by the Houston Police Major Offenders squad resulted in the arrest of a man who was practicing dentistry without a license, according to police. Jose Elias Meraz-Sanchez, 34, was charged with unlawful practice of ...

Why Dentistry Is Separate From Medicine
Doctors are doctors, and dentists are dentists, and never the twain shall meet. Whether you have health insurance is one thing, whether you have dental insurance is another. Your doctor doesn't ask you if you're flossing, and your dentist doesn't ask ...

Former Patient Purchases Practice, Opens New Pediatric Dentistry ...
Former Patient Purchases Practice, Opens New Pediatric Dentistry ...

ADSO Summit 2017 – First Days' Recap
The Association of Dental Support Organization's annual summit is in full swing this week in Lake Buena Vista, Florida at the Swan Hotel. More than 850 attendees gathered to talk about the business of supporting dentists. Several 'invitation only ...

How to make Medicaid dentistry work
Fortunately, dental support organizations (DSOs) are uniquely positioned to help dentists expand access to care among Medicaid patient populations. By providing dental practices with nonclinical support services in areas such as marketing, purchasing, ...

Next-generation dentists
Ken Rubin, CPA, PFS, profiles what he calls "next-generation dentists," new dentists who have entered the profession with competitive business skills distinct from those of their predecessors. Established dentists, take note—the business of dentistry ...