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Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth
For dentists, a cavity is a conundrum—in order to save the tooth they must further damage it. Currently, the primary way to treat a cavity is to excavate the decay and the surrounding area before filling the resulting crater with a durable surrogate ...

World-Renowned Dentist Frank Spear Releases Debut Book
Using real cases from his own practice, Dr. Spear illustrates his various tried-and-true methods for working with patients presenting a number of different scenarios, from malocclusion cases to full-mouth restorations. Along with real-world case ...

MB2 Dental Solutions Releases Newest "We Are Dentistry" Video Featuring Dr. Matthew Simmons, owner of El Campo ...
MB2 Dental Solutions Releases Newest "We Are Dentistry" Video Featuring Dr. Matthew Simmons, owner of El Campo ...

Cosmetic Dentist in Aiken Unveils New Website
In addition to a detailed biography of South Carolina native Trey Vereen, DMD, the website includes dental care before-and-after photos featuring patients who have been treated at the practice, as well as detailed descriptions of family dentistry ...

Legendary Atlanta Dentist Always Good as Gold
He took the baton from father Irving Goldstein and ran with it to become co-founder of the American and international academies of esthetic dentistry. He is also referred to as the father of modern cosmetic dentistry. An octogenarian with a steady hand ...

Local Dentists Host Free Day of Dentistry
The dental team of Drs. Allen and Kelly Smudde welcomes residents who are uninsured to take advantage of their annual Free Day of Dentistry. This year it will be held on Friday, February 16 from 8 a.m.-noon at Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry, located ...

Digital Dentistry
The great news is, those impressions are gone forever. Digital scanners are changing the world of dentistry. The dentist can prepare teeth for porcelain restorations and immediately scan them to save the information that they would usually get from the ...

Free pediatric dental clinic Friday, Feb. 2, at VCU School of Dentistry
“Give Kids a Smile” is the theme of an annual one-day program in Richmond and across the country to provide no-cost dental services to children. The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry is participating, providing exams, cleanings, X ...

US Market Report Suite for Dental Prosthetics and Digital Dentistry Devices 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
The most impactful factor limiting growth of the U.S. dental prosthetic market is the improvement of oral healthcare, which is lessening demand for dental work. Better dental health will equate to more partially rather than fully edentulous patients ...

SLIDE SHOW: Chandler Park Dental Care's free dentistry day
Dentist Eli Jackson (right) and dental assistant Kyleigh Sikora work on a patient Friday, February 2, 2018, during a free dentistry day at Chandler Park Dental Care. (Bac Totrong/[email protected]). Bac Totrong/Daily News. Chandler Park Dental Care ...

Divine Dentistry offers free dental services
February is National Children's Dental Health Month but one clinics in shreveport is providing free dental care for adults. Divine Dentistry on Pines Road provided free cleaning, extraction, filling to at least 30 people today. This is the 8th year ...

Former Des Moines dentist sentenced to prison for obtaining painkillers via his patients
A former Des Moines dentist who obtained painkillers through his patients was sentenced to prison on Friday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Shawn Michael Kerby, 39, was sentenced to 20 months in prison for obtaining hydrocodone by ...

MCHD Dentistry hosts Give Kids A Smile Day
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The first Friday of February was not a typical day at the dentist. The American Dental Association put on Give Kids A Smile Day, and local dentists participated. "The dentists are encouraged to open up their practices for patients ...

Free Dentistry Day provides thousands of dollars worth of services
I really appreciate it because it's something expensive for me," said Silbia Hernandez who attended Free Dentistry Day. "I wanna thank everyone out here for doing what they do, and keep up the good job," said Whitener. "Thank you so much for volunteers ...

Greenville kids smiling brighter thanks to national dentistry program
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Some kids in Eastern North Carolina are smiling a bit brighter now, and it is all thanks to a national program. Friday, in Greenville, Eastern Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry provided free dental work for the 16th year in ...

Blockchain Meets Dentistry: Jaxx Blockchain Wallet Now Supports Dentacoin
Dentacoin is already implemented in seventeen dental clinics around the world, including Park South Dentistry, Group Health Dental, Gramercy Dental Center (all three based in Manhattan, New York City) (https://www.blog.dentacoin.com/new-york-city ...

Patients having to travel 70 miles to see a dentist amid NHS hiring ...
Patients having to travel 70 miles to see a dentist amid NHS hiring ...

NHS dentistry facing recruitment crisis, union warns
England is heading for an “imminent” recruitment crisis for NHS dentists fuelled by low staff morale which will force some patients to travel further for treatment, a union has warned. The struggle to fill vacancies saw 68% of NHS practices in England ...

Helping keep children smiling
Photo by Kim NowatzkeStaff members at Michigan City Pediatric Dentistry, 211 E. 4th St., are dedicated to keeping happy and healthy smiles on the faces of area children. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. MICHIGAN CITY — The folks at Michigan ...

Art of Dentistry's San Diego, CA Dentists Celebrate American Heart Month, Raise Awareness of Heart and Gum ...
Art of Dentistry's San Diego, CA Dentists Celebrate American Heart Month, Raise Awareness of Heart and Gum ...

Feather Touch Dental Care Named 2017 Top Patient Rated Atlanta Dentist By Find Local Doctors
ATLANTA, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Feather Touch Dental Care, located at 1175 Peachtree Street in Atlanta, GA 30361, is a comprehensive, high-quality dental spa where patients are valued as family. Drs. Neal Shah, Donald H. Ross and David T ...

HMS welcomes Dr. Lines as new Chief Dental Officer
Lines served as the primary Dentist at the HMS Lordsburg Clinic since October 2015. Prior to his career with HMS, the incoming Chief Dental Officer worked as a Dentist at the Arizona Department of Corrections. Lines grew up in Silver City, where his ...

Lightkeeper: Drs. Jim and Virginia Wilson
Drs. Jim and Virginia Wilson built a Jacksonville dentistry from the ground up in 1986, caring for area patients for three decades. In April 2017, the couple decided to use their expertise as a way to help the community through a clinic that offers pro ...

Anesthesiologist charged with incompetence after boy dies following dental procedure
Thmeka Curry say her son, Mykel Peterson, 4, died after undergoing a routine dental procedure at Must Love Kids Pediatric Dentistry in Vancouver last Friday. AA. VANCOUVER, Wash. —. The Washington State Medical Commission has charged an ...

​College of Dentistry makes children smile with outreach effort
Nearly two hundred central Ohio children benefited from free dental cleanings, exams and services at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry on Friday. Ohio State helped kick off the national 2018 Give Kids A Smile program. The student-led ...

Three Local Dentists named “2017 Favorite Dentists”
All three doctors at Putnam Dental Associates have been named Hudson Valley Parent Magazine's Top Doctors. When searching for a great healthcare professional, you can trust your neighbors who have taken the time to let us know why their healthcare ...

Local Franklin Dentist Lists Some of the Benefits of Sedation Dentistry!
Having one of your teeth removed is a painful experience. You want to make sure you are as comfortable as possible when at the dentist so that the procedure can go on smoothly. This is where sedation dentistry comes in. Here are the top benefits you ...

Mesa dentistry university to give free dental care to uninsured students
Organizers create a carnival-like atmosphere to make going to the dentist fun, and dental students will also be escorting the patients dressed as superheroes. Give Kids a Smile has served more than 17,000 Arizona children over the past 15 years, giving ...

It's all smiles: pediatric oral hygiene can lead to better overall health
CLARKSBURG — To achieve beautiful pearly whites and help stave off health issues later in life, it's important to start good oral hygiene at a young age. Dr. Wayne Given has been practicing dentistry for 40 years. Now a part of the Pediatric ...

Dental students and professor take selfie with severed heads during workshop
The behaviour of a senior orthodontics professor and a group of students who took a selfie with two severed heads used for medical research has been branded "disturbing" and "inexcusable". Taken in June at the Yale School of Medicine during the 2017 ...

Dentistry from the Heart event to provide free dental procedures Feb. 9
9, Dr. John Phillips will spread goodwill and cheer to the local community with his 11th annual Dentistry From The Heart event. Dentistry From The Heart is an gift of free dental exams, x-rays, fillings, extractions and cleanings to those who would not ...

Dr. Wayne Sutton Selected as Author for Cosmetic Dentistry Book
The book will feature contributions from expert dentists selected from across the country who are skilled and trained in the latest dental treatment procedures. Foster notes that “These expert dentists can provide people with all the necessary ...

'Papoose boards' for pediatric dentists controversial around country
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry does approve the use of protective stabilization methods but said they should be used sparingly because there are risks. A 4-year-old girl was left with permanent brain damage from being strapped to a papoose ...

In Jamaica, Tufts dentists provide care for rural communities
MOUNT MORIAH, Jamaica — A screaming 4-year-old boy, his legs flailing, is held prone on a battered classroom table as a Tufts University dental student extracts a baby tooth that has decayed beyond the gumline. It is only the beginning. The boy will ...

US Market Report Suite for Digital Dentistry Devices 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
The digital model is then viewed using CAD software on a computer, where the technician can design the restoration to be milled. Once the design process is complete, the design file is sent to the milling unit, where a ceramic block is milled to create ...

United States Digital Dentistry Devices Market 2018 - Overview, Systems, Materials & Software Analysis
The digital model is then viewed using CAD software on a computer, where the technician can design the restoration to be milled. Once the design process is complete, the design file is sent to the milling unit, where a ceramic block is milled to create ...

UAB School of Dentistry on front lines of combating opioid epidemic
At the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, professors are taking the lead in the dental field to combat the growing opioid epidemic in hopes that their measures will be translated into other practices and fields across the state ...

Coming in with a grin: Dentistry at the Center participates in Give Kids a Smile program
The staff at Dentistry at the Center say they enjoy participating in the Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile program. This year, the clinic provided services for 38 children. (Contributed)1 / 2. Heather Lee, a dental assistant at Dentistry ...

Prosecutors: Unlicensed Dentists' Patient Got Infection
Prosecutors: Unlicensed Dentists' Patient Got Infection. Two men stand accused of practicing dentistry without a license after a woman they allegedly treated developed a severe oral infection. Feb. 7, 2018, at 1:17 p.m.. Prosecutors: Unlicensed ...

2 men accused of illegally performing dentistry in Linden
UNION COUNTY - Two men — one from Roselle, one from Linden — are facing charges related to allegedly performing dentistry work in Linden without a license. Jorge Renteria-Paz, 46, of Roselle and Hector Carro, 73, of Linden are charged with unlawful ...

“No bite, no fight:” Reserve Citizen Airman balances dentistry career in and out of uniform
“No bite, no fight:” Reserve Citizen Airman balances dentistry career in and out of uniform. By Senior Airman Katherine Miller, 301st Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published February 04, 2018. Maj. Lindsey Merchant, 301st Medical Squadron dentist ...

Four reasons people fear the dentist – and why they shouldn't
A dental appointment still provokes fear in many people. In fact, that fear leads millions of Americans to avoid the dentist – despite the potentially serious consequences that delayed action can have to their oral health or even to their physical well ...

Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Koubsky
Dr. Evan Koubsky, originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota, received his DDS degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After living in the Twin Cities and briefly in Eau Claire, he and his wife Luanne (Stai) Koubsky, a New Richmond ...

Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Koubsky
Dr. Evan Koubsky, originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota, received his DDS degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After living in the Twin Cities and briefly in Eau Claire, he and his wife Luanne (Stai) Koubsky, a New Richmond ...

Family Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Koubsky | River Falls Journal
Dr. Evan Koubsky, originally from St. Cloud, Minnesota, received his DDS degree from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. After living in the Twin Cities and briefly in Eau Claire, he and his wife Luanne (Stai) Koubsky, a New Richmond ...

Local dentistry impacted by the flu season
Steve Pilipovich, a pediactric dentist, says the flu season has had an impact on them in terms of scheduling. He says they have up to 10 cancelations each day. "We have had a fairly busy schedule, but then all of a sudden the day will start to fall a ...

'There Was No Other Choice,' Dentists Revive Opioid Overdose Victim
Springdale, SC (WLTX) -- Dentists usually spend their days saving teeth, but earlier this week, three employees with the West Columbia Family Dentistry found themselves saving a life. "You don't expect to do that as a dentist." What started as a ...

2 New Jersey Men Accused Of Practicing Unlicensed Dentistry
LINDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two New Jersey men have been arrested on charges that they illegally practiced dentistry. As CBS2's Tony Aiello reported Wednesday night, prosecutors said they bought equipment, saw patients, and raked in tens of thousands ...

Amelia dentist for 25th year performs pro-bono dentistry for kids
James A. Pierce, a dentist in Amelia at East Amelia Family Dentistry, performs a check on Kylee's teeth, as her mother holds her hands, Feb. 2, 2018. This is his 25th year offering free dentistry services to underprivileged children in the community ...

College of Dentistry's Saturday Morning Clinics Benefit Students, Community
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2018) — Protecting the oral health of children is an investment that pays lifelong dividends. Unfortunately, many families in Central Kentucky face barriers that prevent children from receiving the treatment they need. To ...