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Remember Tooth-Friendly Foods During National Nutrition Month, Says San ...
Remember Tooth-Friendly Foods During National Nutrition Month, Says San ...

Essential Dental Systems Expands Endodontic Instrumentation Line with 31mm ...
Essential Dental Systems Expands Endodontic Instrumentation Line with 31mm ...

FLOSS Dental Announces 8th Dallas – Ft. Worth Location in Southlake, Texas
FLOSS offers full general and cosmetic dentistry, performed using state-of-the-art dental technologies, in an upscale, modern setting and all at in-network pricing. FLOSS Dental extends its ability to serve North Texas dental patients and announces its ...

State-of-the-Art Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center Opens in the Orlando Area
Patients who want to improve their smile can now get a free dental implant consultation. ORLANDO, Fla., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Smile Expressions Family Dentistry opens the newest high tech oral surgery & dental implant office in the ...

In our view / Rising 'emergency' dental care Sign of a system in crisis
It's teeth-grinding news to read that more Americans are heading to hospital emergency departments for dental care. Well, not for dental care, exactly, since it's a hospital, not a dental office. Rather, more Americans are heading to hospital emergency ...

Dental Implant Surgeries Dramatically Increasing, Says Atlanta Cosmetic Dentist
ATLANTA, GA, Mar 01, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Atlanta cosmetic dentist Robert Brochstein has noticed an increase in dental implant surgery in the last five years. According to Dr. Brochstein, advances in digital imaging technology and in ...

Government cash will fund free check-ups at dentist for up to 4000
UP to 4000 Derbyshire people will be given free dental checks following concerns among NHS chiefs that too many are failing to see a dentist regularly. The Government is desperate to get more people into the habit of regular check-ups so it has given ...

Dentist buys the King's crown
A dentist in central Alberta has shelled out nearly $10000 to buy a dental crown made for rock legend Elvis Presley. Michael Zuk already owns a rotten tooth out of the mouth of Beatles icon John Lennon. The Elvis crown came to Zuk through an auction in ...

Event Offers Free Dental Work To Area Children
Ashburn Children's Dentistry will host Dentistry From The Heart, providing more than 100 children with free dental care Saturday, March 17. One hundred children in Loudoun County ages 1-18 will receive dental services at a Dentistry from the Heart ...

Lynn dentist accused of fondling patient
By AP LYNN - A Lynn dentist has been charged with fondling a female patient who was under sedation because she was having her wisdom teeth removed. George Hatzigiannis pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault and battery this week and was ...

Sanders: Dental Care Crisis Is 'Next Health Problem' That Needs Attention
Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., noted that more than 47 million people live in places where it is difficult to access dental care. The Hill: Sen. Sanders Unveils Report On Nation's 'Dental Crisis' Liberal firebrand Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) released a report ...

Henry Schein launches new version of Dentrix Mobile for Apple iPad
MELVILLE, NY -- Henry Schein Inc., the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced the launch of a new version of Dentrix® Mobile, a remote access tool that allows dentists and office staff to view ...

Delta Dental of Illinois Announces New Director to Focus on Foundation
NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Lora Vitek has joined Delta Dental of Illinois as director of philanthropy and community relations. In this newly created role, Vitek will manage the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the oral health ...

Reporter's Notebook: My Journey Through Hades and What it Taught me About ...
Reporter's Notebook: My Journey Through Hades and What it Taught me About ...

Veterans Dental Insurance Plan: Federal Rules and Notices Impacting
The Department of Veterans Affairs is adhering to a provision in the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 by proposing to establish a pilot program to offer premium-based dental insurance to veterans and certain survivors and ...

Senate committee hears opinions about dental access
29, 2012, in a hearing titled "Dental Crisis in America: The Need to Expand Access." A professor of health policy from Columbia University, the director of the Pew Center on the States' dental campaign, a general dentist, an executive director of ...

Budget cuts affect Give Kids a Smile program
by Hannah McNeff Give Kids a Smile is a nationwide program that connects underprivileged children with dental services. Brown County buses children to the clinic during school hours to take advantage of the much needed services, but because of recent ...

Small Smiles dental center in Syracuse closing
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - A controversial dental clinic accused of strapping children down for unnecessary procedures is making news once again in Central New York. NewsChannel 9 has learned that Small Smiles on South Geddes Street in Syracuse will close at ...

ADA comments on report
Medicaid programs must be funded adequately to attract sufficient numbers of dentists so that program participants receive proper and regular care. Programs that help young children receive routine preventive care, whether in dental offices, ...

Local dentist honoured for his anti-smoking efforts
Dr. Steve Patterson, associate chair of the U of A's school of dentistry, was honoured with a Barb Tarbox Award this month for his efforts to help patients quit smoking. SUPPLIED Dr. Steve Patterson wins Barb Tarbox Award of Excellence in Tobacco ...

Dentist alleged to have performed unneeded root canals seeks to block his ...
Dentist alleged to have performed unneeded root canals seeks to block his ...

Dental Visits To ER's In Arkansas Remains Big Problem
Emergency Departments across the nation are seeing an increase in patients with toothaches and dental problems according to a new report by the Pew Center on the States. The report blames a lack of dentists who accept Medicaid patients for the ...

Alberta dentist proud owner of the King's 'crown'
By Marty Klinkenberg, Postmedia News March 1, 2012 4:47 PM A model of Elvis Presley's teeth together with a crown made for the star by former Memphis dentist Henry J Weiss. EDMONTON — An Alberta dentist with a passion for peculiar celebrity ...

Cargo cult feel to national dental scheme
People who don't pay their dentist directly won't pay much attention to how many treatment items are claimed on a government form. Who knows precisely what a dentist did in the back of their mouth? Contrary to claims, there is a surplus of dentists ...

Edgewood Dentist Accused Of Doing Drugs In Court
EDGEWOOD (KDKA) — Sources confirm the State Board of Dentistry is in fact investigating the latest charges against Dr. Monteleone, the Edgewood dentist accused of doing drugs in his car. However, KDKA's Marty Griffin has confirmed at this point his ...

Boys ace medical, dental postgraduate entrance test
For the more than 11000 candidates who appeared for the medical and dental postgraduate entrance test (PGET), conducted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), the announcement of the results on Wednesday were the fruits of months of ...

Dentist accused of fondling patient
A dentist has been charged with fondling a female patient who was under sedation because she was having her wisdom teeth extracted. George Hatzigiannis pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault and battery this week and was released on $100000 ...

Dentist was too busy to file fraudulent claims for treatment, panel told
A DENTIST was 'too busy' to file bogus claims for NHS treatment he never provided, a panel heard yesterday. Dr Mitesh Badiani is alleged to have altered records for 15 patients while running the Victoria Road Dental Practice in St Budeaux, ...

Dental check-ups for the homeless
Staff from the Green Dental Practice, Dines Green, were at the YMCA in Henwick Road, St John's, Worcester, this week. The practice manager, lead dentist and dental nurse brought a mobile dental unit for the benefit of more than 70 YMCA residents, ...

Celebrity Dentist, Dr. Catrise Austin, Makes History By Having The First ...
Celebrity Dentist, Dr. Catrise Austin, Makes History By Having The First ...

Sign of a system in crisis
It's teeth-grinding news to read that more Americans are heading to hospital emergency departments for dental care. Well, not for dental care, exactly, since it's a hospital, not a dental office. Rather, more Americans are heading to hospital emergency ...

Encino Cosmetic Dental Group Offers Straighter Smiles With Invisalign in Encino
ENCINO, CA, March 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Matt Zarinnia, Encino, CA dentist, encourages patients to visit his technologically advanced practice for enhanced dental procedures Invisalign. The new Invisalign treatment allows Dr. Zarinnia to ...

Norwich Family Dentist Enhances Patients Communication With Practice
Dr. Mark Young, dentist in Norwich, creates online contact forms easily accessible through practice website for increased communication efforts. WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT, March 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Whenever patients have an interest or ...

Sanders: Dental care crisis is 'next health problem' that needs attention
Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., noted that more than 47 million people live in places where it is difficult to access dental care. The Hill: Sen. Sanders Unveils Report On Nation's 'Dental Crisis' Liberal firebrand Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) released a report ...

Connect the Doc Will Launch Their Online Marketing Platform for Dentists at ...
Connect the Doc Will Launch Their Online Marketing Platform for Dentists at ...

Dental Marketing Website Cost: IDA Announces Simple Fee Structure for ...
Dental Marketing Website Cost: IDA Announces Simple Fee Structure for ...

Man found in dentist office, wearing only underpants
By Amy Calder [email protected] WATERVILLE — A Waterville man was arrested late Thursday after police found him inside a dentistry office on Silver Street, wearing only his underpants. Jared Hebert, 26, of 126 Carver St., was charged with ...

Business profile: Adirondack Dental Implant Center
Adirondack Dental Implant Center has a cure for nearly all that can possibly ail a person in regard to dental care, offering myriad components of dental care and prevention at the highest quality the industry provides. "We're a one-stop shop, ...

Leading New York Dentists at Smile in the City Publish Book on Overcoming Fear ...
Leading New York Dentists at Smile in the City Publish Book on Overcoming Fear ...

Health Notes: Line up for free dental care
By Prue Salasky The first 100 Williamsburg residents (age 18 plus) to sign up will receive free dental care from Dentistry from the Heart at Norge Dental Center on March 24. The team of dental professionals at Norge Dental Center will provide the first ...

Saudi dentist invents new dental surgery technique
By JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS The Saudi dental consultant, who won international attention in periodontics and implant dentistry, has started practical application of his invention for the benefit of patients. Head of the King Abdulaziz University Oral Basic ...

Report Finds Increase in Dental Emergency Department Visits
"If someone is taking a trip to the emergency room for dentistry, that's a waste of resources because there is no dentist there," said Pew researcher Rafael Semansky. The researchers drew their data from a large survey conducted by the Agency for ...

Introducing: The Dentist Economic Indicator
Ask your dentist. Manhattan, of course, is not exactly representative of the rest of the country. So we reached out to dentists across the country and heard much the same thing; while business isn't exactly booming, there has been a noticeable increase ...

New Dentist In McMinnville, OR as Aspen Dental Opens Its Doors
By Aspen Dental SYRACUSE, NY, March 2, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Patients looking for a dentist in McMinnville, OR now have a new dental care provider option with the opening of a new Aspen Dental office this month. The new practice, which opens on ...

Austin Cosmetic Dentist Dr. John Schiro, DDS Restoring Smiles with Dental Implants
By Austin Cosmetic Dentistry AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. John Schiro, DDS is an Austin, Texas cosmetic dentist who is restoring smiles for people who have teeth that are badly damaged, decayed or missing who are finding it ...

Let's address the dental crisis in America
BERNIE SANDERS The United States is in the midst of a major dental crisis. There are 130 million Americans who have no dental insurance. One-fourth of adults age 65 or older have lost all their teeth. Only 45 percent of Americans age 2 and older had a ...

Dental discrepencies delay release of South Plainfield fire victims
24 South Plainfield fire expressed disappointment with the Middlesex County Medical Examiner's explanation that the delay in releasing the bodies relates to discrepancies in dental records. Dr. Andrew L. Falzon said that if the dental records continue ...

Minneapolis dentist suspended for unsanitary clinic
A Minneapolis dentist with a history of disciplinary actions had his license suspended this week after an inspection of his office in December found an unsanitary environment and evidence that pornography was being viewed on a computer, according to an ...

/Sunwest Dental prioritizes patient-first care
By Chase Kamp Today Publications The newest Sunwest Dental location, located at 22211 S. Ellsworth Rd., opened in August 2011 and was the ninth location in the Valley for the dental services corporation. The office aims to provide quality care for kids ...

Dental discrepencies delay release of South Plainfield fire victims' remains
24 South Plainfield fire expressed disappointment with the Middlesex County medical examiner's explanation that the delay in releasing the bodies relates to discrepancies in dental records. Dr. Andrew L. Falzon said that if the dental records do not ...