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San Francisco Dentist Samer Itani, DDS, Answers Growing Need for Pediatric ...
San Francisco Dentist Samer Itani, DDS, Answers Growing Need for Pediatric ...

New Dental Search Site Provides Bridge Between Patients and Dentists
ChooseYourDentist.com, from the industry experts at DentalSpots.com, is designed to make the process of finding a dentist as easy as saying “open wide.” Dental office profiles and dental industry information are combined in one convenient website, ...

San Francisco Dentist Samer Itani, DDS, Answers Growing Need for Pediatric ...
San Francisco Dentist Samer Itani, DDS, Answers Growing Need for Pediatric ...

Dentists go Stateside to learn cutting-edge skills
Dentists from County Durham have travelled to America to participate in a world-class educational programme to increase their knowledge of complex dental care for the good of their patients. Managing partners, Dr Paul Averley and Dr Ian Lane, ...

FTC Opposes NC Dental Management Bill (House Bill 698 and Senate Bill 655 ...
FTC Opposes NC Dental Management Bill (House Bill 698 and Senate Bill 655 ...

New dental training facility opens at Horry Georgetown Technical College
By Vicki Grooms - vgrooms@thesunnews.com Horry Georgetown Technical College's long-awaited dental training facility opens today on the college's Grand Strand campus. The Charles F. Freeman Community Dental Clinic is named for the former director of the ...

SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics Opens Carrollton Location
CARROLLTON, Texas, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics is pleased to announce its expansion to a second dental office with 14 new employees in Carrollton, in suburban Dallas-Fort Worth. The Carrollton staff invites ...

New Western Dental in Temecula Marks Riverside County Expansion
ORANGE, Calif., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Convenient, dependable and high-quality dental care comes to Temecula with the opening a combined orthodontics and dentistry practice operated by Western Dental Services, Inc., ...

Dental Marketing Strategy: IDA's New Websites Feature Multiple Lead Generation ...
Dental Marketing Strategy: IDA's New Websites Feature Multiple Lead Generation ...

Suit: Dentist responsible for $24M in false claims
Less than a week after federal agents arrested a dentist who has an office in Stamford as part of a Medicaid fraud investigation, Attorney General George Jepsen has brought a civil action against him and 27 other individuals, dental practices and ...

Checklist for Finding the Best Discount Dental Plan for You: What Consumers ...
Checklist for Finding the Best Discount Dental Plan for You: What Consumers ...

Dental News Roundup May 2012 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, MAY 31, 2012
Dental sales were $1.2 billion, up 5.5% over the year ago quarter. Stanley Bergman, Chairman and CEO, made a comment that “stable or improved patient traffic to dental offices” helped the sales growth. Patterson Companies reported 4Q:12 sales of $936 ...

Henry Schein Now Distributing The Full Line Of Planmeca Dental Equipment In The US
HELSINKI, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Planmeca, a leading dental equipment manufacturer, announced today that it has named Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) , as a US distributor of its full line of dental equipment, software and other ...

Many dentists trained in Botox, dermal fillers
Question: I see that many dentists and other types of MD's who are not plastic surgeons and dermatologists are now doing Botox. Who is best for lip jobs that wont make me look like a duck? Answer: Firstly, I don't know why so many woman think us guys ...

Montclair's KinderSmile Foundation Receives Grant to Improve Oral Health for ...
Montclair's KinderSmile Foundation Receives Grant to Improve Oral Health for ...

Massachusetts Dental Society, Southborough
Paula Friedman is now president of the Massachusetts Dental Society, a professional association for dentists based in Southborough. About the Who's what, where Your guide to personnel changes in Massachusets. Does your company have a new hire worth ...

ECU will build dental center at DCCC
East Carolina University Chancellor Dr. Steve Ballard (left) and ECU School of Dental Medicine interim Dean Dr. Greg Chadwick (center) talk with Davidson County Community College President Dr. Mary Rittling in front of a display showcasing ECU's School ...

Coast Dental Welcomes Orthodontist Mayuri Patel, DMD; Offers Affordable Braces ...
Coast Dental Welcomes Orthodontist Mayuri Patel, DMD; Offers Affordable Braces ...

Henry Schein Now Distributing The Full Line Of Planmeca Dental Equipment In ...
Henry Schein Now Distributing The Full Line Of Planmeca Dental Equipment In ...

Dentist's daughter allegedly forged 500+ pain pill prescriptions
Investigators said a Lakeland dentist's daughter was using family and friends who were patients at the clinic to fill fake prescriptions. By Cheryl Glassford, Reporter A Lakeland dentist's daughter is behind bars after Polk County Sheriff's deputies ...

NYU College of Dentistry Receives Grant to Identify Biomarkers for the ...
NYU College of Dentistry Receives Grant to Identify Biomarkers for the ...

Charles Henderson Child Healthcare Center gains new dentist
The Charles Henderson Medical Center gained its newest member when pediatric dentist Dr. Eddie Jackson joined the staff. Officially starting in Troy on May 1, Jackson graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2003 and practiced adult ...

New dental center will fill gap for Davidson County
Few dentists and a high number of underserved residents are the catalyst for East Carolina University's creation of a dental learning center in Davidson County. Plans for the 8000-square-foot center at Davidson County Community College were unveiled ...

Newport Beach dentist loses in malpractice suit
Dr. Sherri Lee Worth, known for her dental work for celebrities, will pay a patient more than $641000, according to court documents. By Joseph Serna A Newport Beach dentist known for treating the rich and famous will have to pay one of her patients ...

Want More Dental Insurance Patients - Or Not? IDA's New Dental Websites Give ...
Want More Dental Insurance Patients - Or Not? IDA's New Dental Websites Give ...

Phoenix, Arizona Dentist, Dr. K. Michael Hood, Explains Link between Gum ...
Phoenix, Arizona Dentist, Dr. K. Michael Hood, Explains Link between Gum ...

Rhode Island's First Free Dental Health Clinic
WHAT: The Rhode Island Mission of Mercy free dental health clinic will be held Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 at the Community College of Rhode Island Flanagan Campus in Lincoln. The first ever event of its kind in Rhode Island, the clinic is ...

SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics Opens Carrollton Location; Texas expansion ...
SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics Opens Carrollton Location; Texas expansion ...

Covington Family Dentist Offers New Resources to Further Educate Patients
Dr. Paul Singh, Covington dentist, provides valuable educational resources for improved dental health care knowledge. COVINGTON, WA, June 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In order to help his patients better understand their dental health, Dr. Paul Singh ...

Cosmetic Dentist in Honolulu Eliminates Dental Fear With New Procedures and ...
Cosmetic Dentist in Honolulu Eliminates Dental Fear With New Procedures and ...

Dentist in El Paso Creates New Ways to Increase Communication With Patients
Dr. Luis Loweree, El Paso dentist, improves patient interaction with the launch of an ever-growing social network. EL PASO, TX, June 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To further educate and inform his patients of important dental health care information, ...

Santa Monica Cosmetic Dentist Invites Patients to Leave Reviews of Practice
Dr. Roya Levi, a 90405 dentist, utilizes patient reviews to improve practice and dental health care. SANTA MONICA, CA, June 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Roya Levi, Santa Monica cosmetic dentist, values her patients' opinions of their experiences ...

Cosmetic Dentist in Syracuse Benefits From Patients' Reviews
Dr. Karen Lawitts, dentist in Syracuse, NY, encourages patients to share their kind words through reviews of their dental experience. SYRACUSE, NY, June 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Drs. Karen Lawitts and Nancy Yeates, cosmetic dentists in Syracuse, ...

Want More Dental Insurance Patients – Or Not? IDA's New Dental Websites Give ...
Want More Dental Insurance Patients – Or Not? IDA's New Dental Websites Give ...

Free Dental Clinic Filled to Capacity
By Chris Sheppard - email The Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation's "Mission of Mercy", a free public dental clinic being held on Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, has announced that the clinic is full and patient registration has closed for ...

Tooth decay in young children can be halted, even reversed: dentists
A visit to a dentist in Tsawwassen, BC, confirmed that her son An'ostin, then nearly 3, had early childhood caries – tooth decay – the leading cause of surgery requiring general anesthetic in Canadian children. Ms. Todd, who had watched a friend's ...

Free dental clinic in Lincoln attracts hundreds
By Felice Freyer LINCOLN, RI -- Hundreds of people lined up in the rain early Saturday outside a clinic offering free dental care at the Community College of Rhode Island. Many had waited overnight for the clinic, which opened its doors at 6 am But by ...

Traditional dentistry wary of dental therapists
Dental therapists are expected to fill a gap in care, with nearly 17 million children in the US lacking coverage. But the American Dental Assn. argues that therapists aren't adequately trained to perform major work. Dental therapist Crystal Ann Baker, ...

On the job Pediatric dentist tries to keep anxiety at bay
By Cindy Atoji Keene Dr. Amy Ala checked the teeth of 3-year-old Marissa Gaspar at her Beverly dental office while Marissa's mother, Jill, looked on. Dr. Amy Ala remembers going to the dentist as a child all too well. Her dentist was surrounded by ...

Talley has helped relieve pain for 40 years
NORMAN — It has been more than 40 years since Robert L. Talley, DDS, attended OU; married his college sweetheart, Pamela Johnson; graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry 1971 and returned to Norman to start his ...

Dental Marketing From IDA Includes Websites, Directories And More
Each Portal, or dental practice website, can be optimized to generate leads for a specific dental market – family dentistry, general dentistry, sedation dentistry, dental implants, braces, dental insurance, etc. Dentists are in complete control of ...

Avondale Dentist Offers Online Appointment Scheduling, New Patient Services On ...
Avondale Dentist Offers Online Appointment Scheduling, New Patient Services On ...

Virginia Beach Dentist Offers New Patient Services On His Practice's Website
Dr. Michael Fernandez, dentist in Virginia Beach, is happy to be able to offer helpful new patient information on his practice's dental website. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, June 03, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Michael Fernandez, Virginia Beach dentist, ...

NC building community dental centers to reach poor
AP THOMASVILLE, NC (AP) — East Carolina University is reaching out to poor communities with the latest of an expected 10 dental training centers across North Carolina. The latest has been announced for a site at Davidson County Community College in ...

Akron and Uniontown Dentist Improves Dental Care With Digital Radiography
UNIONTOWN, Ohio, Jun 3, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Peak Dental Arts announced that the practice has added digital radiographs to its Uniontown and Akron, OH offices. This technology upgrade is part of the dental practice's commitment to ...

Sanders says Vermont needs to do more to make dental care affordable
by Press Release | June 3, 2012 SPRINGFIELD, Vt., June 1 – Speaking here at the site of a soon-to-open dental clinic, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today that Vermont is making progress on access to affordable dental care, but more must be done in ...

Free Dental Treatments for Anyone in Need
The free dental treatments have become among the most important events organized across the country. Fortunately, there are plenty of professional dentists, who are willing to dedicate a little bit of their time and skills in order to offer free dental ...

Medicaid recruiters scramble for Texas dental patients
by Byron Harris / WFAA.com They're dressed as dental professionals, but they are recruiters whose job is to find Medicaid-eligible children for dentists to work on. In 2010, Medicaid paid $1.6 billion for dental work on children, more than $500 per ...

Dental Price Clubs: Should You Bite?
Popken: Since even the best dental plans are quickly maxed out, some are turning to price clubs. By BEN POPKEN There's really no such thing as dental insurance. With traditional health coverage, individuals bet they won't end up paying more in premiums ...

Take the pain out of charges
Figuring out the cost of a specific treatment or service from your doctor, dentist or solicitor is getting easier though. Fergal O'Leary, director of research and policy at the National Consumer Agency (NCA), said it had begun investigating the cost of ...