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Arizona needs more dentists, US rankings say
As the dean of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in Mesa, Dr. Jack Dillenberg has spent the last 10 years turning out dentists who deal with more than just crowns, bridges and teeth cleaning. “It's not just about the tooth,” Dillenberg is ...

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry Partners with Local Charity to Support Ugandan Orphans
Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry has partnered with Embrace Uganda, a Wake Forest-based charity, to deliver dental supplies to orphans in Uganda. Founded in 2007, Embrace Uganda and its Ugandan partners help provide clean water, education, ...

Barstow Children's Dentistry holds grand opening
Barstow Children's Dentistry held its grand opening/ribbon cutting on July 11 as new members of the Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce. They actually opened their doors on May 23 with Dr. Kunal Bhakta and Dr. Brandon Grieve along with their gentle and ...

Error sees several students 'stuck' with dentistry
Not reading instructions carefully is proving costly for some students who are staring at a lifetime of dentistry when it was never their career choice. These students had made the cut in the engineering category, but medicine was their first choice ...

Chamber welcomes Bluegrass Family Dentistry to community | The ...
Chamber welcomes Bluegrass Family Dentistry to community | The ...

American Family Dentistry settles into new, tech-savvy home
Chahal's practice began 20 years ago, when American Family Dentistry was located on Geer Road. But, with just five chairs and little room for technological advances, Chahal and his team moved into a new, state-of-the-art facility on Fulkerth Road last ...

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Dentists: Don't 'fail' retirement. Wisdom for your next chapter
Dentists who've experienced the stressful retirement transition say that it pays to be prepared emotionally as well as financially, and to begin preparations years before hanging up that cheek retractor for good. If you want to succeed at retirement ...

Cordental Group buys Konikoff Family Dentistry
Cordental Group, a Cincinnati-based dental support organization, has bought Konikoff Family Dentistry, Dr. Stephen E. Konikoff Inc. Konikoff Family Dentistry has two Norfolk offices, one at 220 W. Brambleton Ave. and the other 7400 Granby St. Konikoff ...

Shwedel Dental will host Dentistry From The Heart for 9th consecutive year
Previous events have brought relief to more than 950 people while donating more than $265,000 in free dental care to the community and, like hundreds of other Dentistry From The Heart members, it will not be their last annual event. For more ...

UK professor criticized Bevin's Medicaid plan. Then he was fired, suit says.
A University of Kentucky College of Dentistry faculty member has filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit alleging that UK officials fired him after he publicly criticized Gov. Matt Bevin's Medicaid waiver proposal. The lawsuit filed Wednesday by Dr ...

Dentist awarded for commitment
Shelby dentist J. William Claytor Jr. recently earned the 2017 Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition from the Academy of General Dentistry. The professional association, comprised of more than 40,000 general dentists dedicated to professional ...

Webster Cosmetic Dentistry explains the advantages of dental crowns
Your smile may be one of the first things people notice about you. First impressions are important, so it's best to present a clean, healthy, bright smile. If your teeth aren't looking as nice as you'd like, ask your dentist for recommendations for ...

Former professor at UK College of Dentistry files lawsuit accusing school of terminating him after critical Medicaid ...
Former professor at UK College of Dentistry files lawsuit accusing school of terminating him after critical Medicaid ...

Digital dentistry program takes root at SBU
The curriculum framework, designed to help schools incorporate digital dentistry foundations and applications into existing curricula, follows two years of work by the ACP's Digital Dentistry Curriculum Development Team, which had corporate backing ...

Ending grant for dentistry students 'will put off poor'
The SNP has been accused of backtracking on promises made only a few months ago over bursaries for dental students. Ministers plan to scrap a universal £4,000 annual grant for those training to enter the profession and instead means-test it. The ...

Kenneth B. Krakoff (1925-2017)
Kenneth B. Krakoff, a dentist for almost 70 years who maintained a West Toledo practice into 2015, died Wednesday at ProMedica Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sylvania. He was 92. He was in declining health after abdominal surgery in June, his son, David, ...

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: K is for kick starting your veterinary dental practice
The same is true of dentistry—you don't have to like or even love it. All that's required to move forward is to believe in its benefits. The long-term benefit of periodontal care and after care is relieving inflammation. Human dentists are convinced ...

3 awesome tools for veterinary dentistry
"A lot of the new ultrasonic hand scalers have a fiber optic light attached," says Mary Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (dentistry), owner of Beyond the Crown Veterinary Education. "It makes visualization of the oral cavity so much better. It's not enough to ...

Local dentist's office donates more than $38000 services to WISD football program
Dr. Scott Clinton (left) applies mouth guard molding to Taylen Lovings (right), a Waxahachie High School defensive back. Clinton, who runs Waxahachie Family Dentistry, said custom-molded mouth guards have proven to be safer than the more common "buy ...

Survey says dental patients are dissatisfied: Solving the patient experience problem
Dentists have a new challenge on their hands. According to a recent study, the majority of dental patients would not recommend doing business with their current dental provider. In an increasingly consumer-driven marketplace, this is problematic for ...

Dentacoin debuts, bringing blockchain to dentistry
A Netherlands-based startup called Dentacoin is setting up a blockchain-based system enabling patients to pay for dental care with its Ethereum-based tokens guaranteeing lifelong, fully covered dental care. One dental clinic in Switzerland and another ...

Editorial: Dentistry board needs to protect the public
When a health professional has a drug problem, what should be the number-one goal? Protecting patients? Or helping the health provider? It's hard to see how the Oregon Board of Dentistry achieved the right balance in the case of Casey O'Neill, a Bend ...

Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury offers routine to complex care
Shrewsbury – Dr. Mehdi Karimipour (known as Dr. Mehdi) and his wife, Dr. YiChen (Jenn) Wei, owners of Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury, are celebrating two major milestones: the upcoming birth of their second daughter, and the first anniversary of ...

Students get look at public health dentistry
A new partnership between the Adams County Health Department and the Missouri School for Dentistry and Oral Health brings fourth-year students to Quincy for a rotation in the department's clinic. Edwardson was the first of eight students expected to ...

Continuing Dental Education on Lasers in Paediatric Dentistry
Mysuru: The Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, JSS Dental College and Hospital, had organised a Continuing Dental Education and hands-on Programme on “Lasers in Paediatric Dentistry” in collaboration with the Indian Society of ...

Madrid hosts dentists around the world
The congress in Madrid promises an international meeting point for sharing science, policy, information, the latest ideas and technologies in dentistry and oral health. Madrid will host more than 12,000 professionals at the congress. This year's ...

4 ways to prevent dental practice-killing regulatory fines
Recent studies show that MANY DENTISTS DON'T KNOW THE APPLICABLE REGULATIONS that apply to their practices well enough to survive a visit from a federal or state inspector. For example, surveys show that dentists are not following nitrous oxide ...

Exceptional Implant and Cosmetic Dentist, Filiberto J. Herdocia, DDS, will be Highlighted in The Leading Physicians ...
Exceptional Implant and Cosmetic Dentist, Filiberto J. Herdocia, DDS, will be Highlighted in The Leading Physicians ...

Dr. Karen Fields shares the importance of dental hygiene and being a role model
Dentist and owner of 28 to Brush, Dr. Karen Fields has made it her mission to teach this vital routine to children, so they won't depart from it as adults. Named one of Chicago's 35 under 35 for making an impact in her community, as well as taking home ...

Cops: Dentist treated patients while drunk, staff called 911
MARS, Pa. (AP) — Police say a dentist in Pennsylvania tried to work on patients while drunk, and after his staff called 911 he told responding officers he'd had an entire bottle of vodka. The Butler Eagle reports ( (link) 2wBJDyd ) Gregory ...

Dental office expands practice to provide adult dentistry in Shorewood
SHOREWOOD – Dr. Anthony LaVacca, owner of Naperville Dental Specialists, and Dr. Manal Ibrahim, owner of Innovative Orthodontic Centers and Innovative Pediatric Dentistry in Naperville and Shorewood, have expanded their Shorewood practice to ...

Neighborhood Health welcomes dentist, doctor
She earned her doctorate at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Claflin University. Porcher-Fennell has volunteered with Hope Smiles dental outreach program and with Operation Stand Down, providing ...

Memphis Business Journal
The practice offers cosmetic, restorative, periodontal, and preventative dentistry, including bleaching, whitening, veneers, oral surgery, crowns, and Invisalign. Kevin Reed also volunteers with the Church Health. Elle Perry covers hospitality, tourism ...

JP Dental & Implant Center welcomes new dentist
J.P. Dental and Implant Center is excited to introduce a new dentist to the practice, Dr. Arielle Garfinkle, DMD, or Dr. Ari, as the staff likes to introduce her. Dr. Garfinkle comes to J.P. Dental after a year with Marillac Health, which she found ...

Neighborhood Health at Lebanon welcomes new dentist, doctor ...
Neighborhood Health at Lebanon welcomes new dentist, doctor ...

Pawleys Island dentist offers in-house program to save patients money - WBTW
GEORGETOWN, SC – Rinehart Dentistry, one of the most trusted dental teams in Pawleys Island and Georgetown, introduces a new way for patients to save money on routine and cosmetic treatments without dental insurance. The new Clean Team Savers ...

Lorain County Health & Dentistry partners with Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services
“We are absolutely delighted to partner with Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services to improve access to primary health care,” said Stephanie Wiersma, president and CEO of Lorain County Health & Dentistry. “As a community health center, we strive ...

Taking a Bite Out of Sport Related Injuries - Dentist in Stockton, California Spotlights Value of Mouthguards
STOCKTON, CA, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - With back-to-school just around the corner, many families prepare for another year of sports. Dr. Todd A. Franklin, a family dentist in Stockton, Ca, reminds everyone of the importance of mouthguards in the ...

Dentist's license temporarily suspended
HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP — A local dentist will not be able to practice until a state board decides whether he is "an immediate and clear danger to the public health or safety" after he allegedly shoved a police officer and then threatened him with a loaded ...

Taking a Bite Out of Sport Related Injuries - Dentist in Stockton ...
Taking a Bite Out of Sport Related Injuries - Dentist in Stockton ...

Mississauga Dentist and Digital Smile Design Master on Future of Dentistry
Dr. Arun Narang of Smile By Design and Limelight Dental reveals how Digital Smile Design technology is changing the landscape of dentistry and enhancing care for doctors and patients alike. MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - Aug 9, 2017) - Digital Smile ...

Your Healthy Family: What you need to know before having sedation dentistry
You may have seen a story on Sunday night with Megyn Kelly in July about some of the dangers of sedation dentistry particularly when it comes to young kids. Dr. Fred Guerra with Guerra Dental here in Colorado Springs says there are a few basic things ...

Buckeye Dentistry breaks ground
Board members from the Highland County Chamber of Commerce and Grow Highland County held a ground-breaking ceremony for the future office of Buckeye Dentistry, LLC. Board member Diane Fordyce addressed the group stating, “We at the Chamber ...

Morristown Dentist Receives Prestigious Mastership From Academy Of General Dentistry
MORRISTOWN N.J., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Lisa D. Rangel, DMD, of Morristown, NJ, received the prestigious Mastership Award during the AGD's Convocation ceremony, ...

Morristown Dentist Receives Prestigious Mastership From Academy Of General Dentistry
MORRISTOWN N.J., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Lisa D. Rangel, DMD, of Morristown, NJ, received the prestigious Mastership Award during the AGD's Convocation ceremony, ...

Digital Dentistry Global Market 2017 – Sales Revenue, Grow Pricing and Resources
The key purpose of the Digital Dentistry report is to identify, explain, and predict the global market based on various aspects such as service, solution, application, organization size, deployment mode, region, and vertical. The report deliberately ...

South Point Digital Dentistry- Worthwhile Alternative to Conventional Dental Procedures
The dental industry is among the sectors that continue to benefit from technological advancements that are aimed at enhancing productivity and efficiency. New technology facilitates the utility of modern dental techniques and makes dental procedures ...

Thursday Troubleshooter: How can new dentist inform patients about x-ray changes?
Changing treatment protocols when you take over for a dentist is tricky. You must always follow the appropriate guidelines and should never compromise care simply because the previous dentist did so. But, of course, the real challenge is explaining ...

Drilling, filling and X-rays: Undergrads learn what it's like to be a first-year dental student
Each year, participants experience full days of faculty presentations, clinic shadowing experiences and hands-on exercises to provide a clearer picture of dentistry and its specialties, including orthodontics, endodontics and pediatrics. More than ...