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New dean of School of Dentistry wants to reimagine the curriculum
“While going through the process of recruitment and selection, one of the things that indeed most stood out about Scott was his contagious energy and his enthusiasm for dentistry…" Dean said. "I completely respect that sort of passion for one's work." ...

Local Girl Scouts get hands-on experience in dentistry
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – 40 local Girl Scouts spent Saturday morning learning about dentistry at the ECU School of Dental Medicine. ECU dental students and staff led the girls in hands-on activities to teach them about dental professions, oral hygiene ...

SA Dentistry Tourism Booming in 2017
With over 4,500 registered practitioners of dentistry in the area, there is no shortage of providers for this increased influx of dental care seekers. Cape Town is one city that has seen the effects of this trend. The city is convenient to access from ...

NC dentist helps hundreds with free fillings, cleanings
Though the event ran from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., a constant line was outside John L. Gravitte's dentist office as early as 10 p.m. the night before. Dentists from across the state traveled to Mount Airy to help with free fillings, cleanings, extractions and ...

Dr. DeArmond is president-elect of Academy of Operative Dentistry
Dr. Eben DeArmond Jr., M.D., of Cleveland was elected president-elect of the Academy of Operative Dentistry during the Academy's 46th Annual Meeting held at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill., recently. Dr. DeArmond has been a member of the AOD since ...

Dr. DeArmond is president-elect of Academy of Operative Dentistry ...
Dr. DeArmond is president-elect of Academy of Operative Dentistry ...

Local dentists taking part in Free Dentistry Day on April 8
BULLHEAD CITY — Area residents will have the opportunity to receive free dental services as part of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance. Dr. Kristen Vogel and ...

Sunshine Dentistry Helped Spread Free Smiles with Dentistry From The Heart
Dr. Eric V. Thomas of Sunshine Dentistry helped change lives this past Friday, March 31 with the latest Dentistry From The Heart event. During this event, Dr. Thomas and Sunshine Dentistry staff members offered free smiles to anyone 18 years and older ...

Queering Dentistry
That's a screen shot from a new patient form at Boulder Dental Arts, a Colorado dentist's office. Note the final question on the image. What would it mean to have female teeth in a male body? Can one's teeth be genderfluid? Do fillings constitute ...

There must be no pain for dentists to gain – customers that is
Dr. Scott Stayner has been a dentist in Marysville since 1997. He was born and raised here, going to the University of Washington after graduating from Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Nationwidestatistics show 40 percent of those 18 and older don't go ...

Dentists host free Dentistry Day
Dr. Tiffanie Smith and the team at Duck Creek Family Dental, along with the support of Dr. Scott Holm of Crow Valley Dental Care, will provide free dental care to the patients without dental insurance on Free Dentistry Day between 8 a.m. and noon ...

Glidewell Laboratories Releases Latest Issue of Restorative Dentistry Magazine Chairside in Print and Online
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental laboratory services and products, announced today that the latest issue of Chairside® magazine, its restorative-dentistry-focused ...

Opioid drug addiction: 4 ways dentists can help solve the national ...
Opioid drug addiction: 4 ways dentists can help solve the national ...

Art of Dentistry Offers New Patients Laser Gum Disease Treatment in San Diego, CA for Improved Overall Health
New patients with gum disease in San Diego, CA, can now receive experienced laser dentistry from Drs. Lawrence Addleson, R. Douglas Campbell and David Landau, without first acquiring a referral. Affecting more than 64 million Americans, according to ...

Pediatric Dentistry of Brandon Raises Awareness of Sports-Related Dental Injuries, Welcomes Patients for Protective ...
Pediatric Dentistry of Brandon Raises Awareness of Sports-Related Dental Injuries, Welcomes Patients for Protective ...

Allgood Family Dentistry Combines Dental Implants, Orthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry for Complete Smile ...
Allgood Family Dentistry Combines Dental Implants, Orthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry for Complete Smile ...

The Cool Brooklyn Dentist Who Wants Your Teeth to Look As Nice As Her Instagram Feed
We've only just met, Jennifer Plotnick and I, and yet her face is looming incredibly close to mine and she has her fingers in my mouth. This is because Jennifer Plotnick is a dentist, but this dental appointment is unlike any I've ever had — and not ...

How Joey King Is Avoiding A Career In Elephant Dentistry - Bustle
If she wasn't an actor, Joey King would be an elephant dentist. It's definitely not a job you hear about everyday, but what's perhaps even more striking about ...

From Dentistry School to Luxury Condos
Handel Architects converted the former University of the Pacific School of Dentistry into The Pacific, a 250,000-square-foot luxury residential development in San Francisco's Pacific Heights. The 76-unit community was developed by Trumark Urban and ...

Pleasant Grove Dental to host Free Dentistry Day
Dr. Stephen Foster and his team at Pleasant Grove Dental plan to improve the oral health of the community as part of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance ...

Pediatric Dentistry Clinic Dedicated
Dr. Keels and her husband, University of Rochester SMD alum Dennis A. Clements III, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., were in Rochester, NY, recently to dedicate the Eastman Institute for Oral Health Pediatric Dentistry Clinic. The couple donated $500,000 to ...

Dentistry From The Heart to offer free dental care
A smile is worth a thousand words, and local dentist Dr. Robert McCulla of Turlock Dental Care is helping to keep the community's pearly whites looking their best by hosting the fifth annual Dentistry From The Heart event – a free day of dentistry for ...

Oldest tooth filling was made by an Ice Age dentist in Italy
Scared of the dentist? Be glad you don't live in the Ice Age. A pair of 13,000-year-old front teeth found in Italy contain the earliest known use of fillings – made out of bitumen. The teeth, two upper central incisors belonging to one person, were ...

Tysons dentist celebrates 40 years on the job
Currently based out of Tysons with Avanti Dentistry, Farhoumand prides himself not only on the longevity and success of his career, but also on his ability to adapt to both new patients and the advances in technology that have transformed the field ...

Veterans get new smiles thanks to UI College of Dentistry
Five veterans from across the state received free dentures this week thanks to the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. It's all a part of a program that gives back to veterans while allowing residents to hone their skills. "Feels like I got a ...

Groton Wellness offers holistic dentistry, health services
GROTON -- Going to the dentist is not on most people's top 10 list of ways to spend an hour. Groton Wellness gets that. The dentists and holistic health practitioners who work with them also know that dental, physical and mental health are all tied ...

When specialists do general dentistry
dentist referrals I enjoy being a general dentist. Sometimes I call myself a “restorative dentist” to make myself feel fancy, but it's an appropriate term. I enjoy the team approach to patient care so I'm happy to refer procedures to a team of ...

Meet The New Lenox Dentistry Putting A Smile On Families' Faces
Nestled within a spa-like atmosphere in New Lenox, the family dentistry offers a wide range of services — from computer-guided implant placement to advanced oral cancer screenings — and state-of-the-art technology. The latter includes the CEREC ...

Here's How Painfully An Ice Age Dentist Filled Ancient Cavities
You think you hate going to the dentist? Try visiting one from the ice age. Dentists have been around for thousands of years, and a trip to the earliest ones was both eerily similar to what it's like today and terrifyingly different at the same time ...

Oldest Tooth Filling Was Made By an Ice Age Dentist in Italy
Washington,Apr 10(Prensa Latina) Scared of the dentist? Be glad you don''t live in the Ice Age. A pair of 13,000-year-old front teeth found in Italy contain the earliest known use of fillings - made out of bitumen. The teeth, two upper central incisors ...

13000-Year-Old Fillings Prove Ancient Dentistry Was Brutal
Going to the dentist may not be any fun today, but 13,000 years ago it would have been outright traumatic. Before the age of painkillers, specialized tools and antibiotics, dentists used a variety of crude implements to ply their trade. A pair of ...

Minot Minot Main Street Minute: Ness Family Dentistry continues longstanding tradition
MINOT, N.D. - Alex and Stephanie Ness may be new to owning their own dental practice, but the business itself has a long history in the Magic City. The Ness' took over ownership this month from longtime Dentist Murray Greer, who had taken over ...

13,000-Year-Old Fillings Were “Drilled” With Stone and Packed With ...
13,000-Year-Old Fillings Were “Drilled” With Stone and Packed With ...

College of Dentistry to offer free dental services for UK students
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – To assist in improving the oral, and overall, health of students, the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is piloting a new service providing students at UK with easier access to select, no-cost dental care. Students who ...

FREE dental care event on April 22!
Cary, N.C., April 11, 2017 – Cary Family Dental will host its 6th annual Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) event on Saturday, April 22. Over 300 members of the community are expected to turn out for the event that is held at the Cary Family Dental office ...

Lumineers® Now Offered to New Patients in Jackson, MS by Respected Dentist, Dr. Kenneth Nash
Certified Lumineers® dentist, Dr. Kenneth Nash, is now expanding his service reach and accepting new patients who wish to receive Lumineers in Jackson, MS. With leading, durable and ultra-thin veneers, Dr. Nash gives patients a highly convenient, ...

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The Center for Progressive Dentistry is happy to announce their local charity for the 2017 Smiles for Life Campaign is the Animal Pawtectors. Dr. Joseph Bedich, a trusted dentist, offers discounted, professional teeth whitening in Cortland, OH with all ...

Mt. Horeb, WI Dentist, Dr. Angela Cotey, Welcomes New Patients for Reliable, Guided Dental Implant Placement
As a general dentist, Dr. Cotey offers procedures guided by the reliability and precision of modern Cone Beam CT imaging technology. This technology allows Dr. Cotey to precisely place each dental implant in a location providing the greatest stability ...

13000-year-old Italian Tooth Reveals Dentistry Was Not So Easy Back Then [VIDEO]
According to an article published by the Daily Mail, primitive dentists use sharp stones to scrape away the diseased tissue inside the cavity of molars. Most of the operations involved completely scraping the cavity up to the pulp chamber, which meant ...

North Tampa Dentistry Now Offers Discreet, Efficient and Professional Teeth-Straightening in Just Six Months
Patients who visit North Tampa Dentistry in Tampa, FL, searching for an efficient teeth straightening option now have the opportunity to straighten their teeth in just six months with the use of Six Month Smiles®. Similar to clear braces, Six Month ...

Young dentists serving the neediest need your vote
A program that provides free dental care to uninsured adults is looking to put smiles on a lot more faces in a poverty-stricken Indianapolis neighborhood. The Indiana University School of Dentistry Student Outreach Clinic is hoping to win a $100,000 ...

Thousand Oaks, CA Dentist, Dr. Jacqueline Subka, Now Offers Laser Dentistry for Increased Comfort and Effectiveness
Dr. Jacqueline Subka, a skilled dentist in Thousand Oaks, CA, now uses the BIOLASE® WaterLase® laser to perform a variety of dental procedures applying the latest effective and gentle techniques. With laser dentistry, Dr. Subka can minimize trauma ...

Local “Dentistry From the Heart” Event April 21
Local dentist Danny Lawrence will join a dozen local dental professionals for a community “dentistry day” on Friday April 21. The free service is for anyone in need of filling, extraction or cleaning. Space is limited, however. Be sure and get on the ...

Cleveland Family Dentistry performs dental work from the heart
Burns says Cleveland Family Dentistry served 73 people in last year's Dentistry from the Heart event. "Our first patients arrived last night at 7 p.m.," she said. "They were the first two patients this morning." Patients waiting for their dental work ...

What Is a Frenectomy? Dentist Dr. Blake Perkins of Vancouver, WA Explains
“Your child needs a frenectomy.” No parent likes to hear that a child needs surgery, especially if they've never heard the word before and don't know what is involved. Dr. Blake Perkins, who practices dentistry with New Image Cosmetic & Family ...

Texas A&M College of Dentistry, John Ratcliffe, Dallas sirens, Arlington firefighters, racism, pro-law
It is, however, disappointing that The News would not also provide its readers with an accurate, balanced news story regarding the plans for Texas A&M College of Dentistry's new clinical education building. Why not mention what the college is doing for ...

Gallardo & Lamas Periodontics and Implant Dentistry to Host Miami Study Club on Photography, Rubberdamology ...
Gallardo & Lamas Periodontics and Implant Dentistry to Host Miami Study Club on Photography, Rubberdamology ...

Local dentist to celebrate Free Dentistry Day
As part of Free Dentistry Day, dedicated to providing free dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance, Dr. Steven Bollinger and the team at Dental Care at Columbus Crossing are offering a choice of one free cleaning ...

Belmont dentist donates $5K to AEF
Carolyn Melita, of Belmont Orthodontics and Belmont Pediatric Dentistry, has long been a supporter of public education, and recently she made a significant commitment to the Arlington Public Schools by becoming the Platinum sponsor of the Arlington ...

Temple's Muslim Dean of Dentistry Honored by Jewish Dental Fraternity
The 2017 recipient of the Alpha Omega (AO) International Jewish International Dental Fraternity Achievement Medal Award will be joining illustrious company. And not only is Amid L. Ismail, Temple University's dean of the Kornberg School of Dentistry ...