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Mobile Dental Office provides free care to Memphis communities
Owned by Bellevue Baptist Church, the Christian mobile dental clinic is stationed weekly at various churches across the city to provide a resource to local churches and their surrounding measurements. Owned by Bellevue Baptist Church, the Christian ...

St. Martin schools add dental service
LAFAYETTE — By October, St. Martin Parish public school students will have access to dental services on their campuses through a partnership between the school system and a local health center. A mobile dental clinic staffed with a dentist and two ...

Smile Brands Inc. Opens New Affiliated Dental Office in Phoenix, AZ
Dental offers general dentistry, preventive care, and children's dentistry, and, in certain locations, specialty care services, including orthodontics (braces), oral surgery, periodontics, and endodontics. Bright Now! Dental accepts all major insurance ...

Smile Brands Inc. Opens New Affiliated Bright Now Dental Office In Alameda, CA
Smile Brands Inc., the nation's leading provider of business support services to dental groups in the United States, based on the number of dental offices, is today announcing the grand opening of its latest affiliated Bright Now! Dental office. The ...

Khyber College of Dentistry: Unqualified professionals promoted, says report
Surgeons and professors at the Khyber College of Dentistry (KCD) have been promoted in violation of rules set by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). A report on educational standards and irregularities published by Prosthodontics Department ...

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FOXBOROUGH – The Airstream trailer gliding into the campground was impossible to miss, enveloped in eye-popping red, with a larger-than-life image of the congressional candidate. “Who's Elizabeth Childs?” a boy on a bicycle wondered aloud. Elizabeth ...

Poway Western Dental Adds Orthodontics; Complete oral health care now ...
Poway Western Dental Adds Orthodontics; Complete oral health care now ...

Michigan Dentist Now Seeking Patients For Titanium Dental Implants, a Long ...
Michigan Dentist Now Seeking Patients For Titanium Dental Implants, a Long ...

Sheriff says fraudulent dentist had patients, no license
A 32-year-old man had a thriving dental practice operating out of a home near Melrose Park, but Cook County sheriff's police said he lacked one important item: a medical license. Special Operations Unit officers recently began investigating a tip about ...

Small businessman plows health rebate into workers' dental plan
HAMPTON – Jack Ralston said a rebate check his small aerospace business received last month as part of the Affordable Care Act, while modest, should make his company a little more competitive among industry rivals. Ralston, president of Bihrle Applied ...

MU dental school dean gets satisfaction from a smile
Even now, he can't really explain why he was initially attracted to the profession. Certainly, he was good with his hands. And he wanted to help others. With government grants, he got the money to go to dental school. And after graduation, he went back ...

Western Dental: Poway Western Dental Adds Orthodontics
31 -- Western Dental Services, Inc., California's neighborhood dentist, is adding orthodontic services to the Poway general dentistry office in northern San Diego County. The addition of orthodontic services to the Poway Western Dental office will ...

New dental practice opening Tuesday in Hermon
Phillips, a general dentist, completed his undergraduate degree at Indiana University. He went on to Colorado State University for post baccalaureate coursework in biochemistry before attending the State University of New York at Buffalo School of ...

Western Dental: Hollywood Western Dental Adds Orthodontics
To introduce the new orthodontic practice to the neighborhood, Western Dental is hosting a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 8. During the event, parents can make free dental health screening appointments for their children ages 1 ...

New First United Methodist pastor "thrilled" to be here
But his parents insisted he become a dentist. While the latter never happened, Marston did earn a biology degree from Sonoma State University in California before entering seminary. "I knew, even if I was a dentist I was going to be a dentist who ...

Authorities Warn Of Fake Dentist Botching Dental Work In OKC
Investigators are warning people to watch out for a woman in the Oklahoma City area who's posing as a dentist and performing dental work without any training. Susan Rogers, Executive Director of Oklahoma's Board of Dentistry, put out the warning and ...

Seahawks DE Red Bryant celebrates without helmet, chips tooth as a result
"I hate to report that Red chipped a tooth during the sideline celebration after Jaye Howard's safety," head coach Pete Carroll said after the game, when he was updating the media with the team's injuries. "So he'll be getting a little dental work on ...

Dentist keeps eye on future
Cramer opened his first dental practice in Tumwater — later moving it to its current address on Bishop Road — then acquired another Lacey practice in 2007. Soon, this business model of buying other dental practices would take on greater significance ...

Oakland Township Dentist Ventures to Honduras
The dental health of most people in Honduras is vastly different from people in more developed countries such as the United States. Tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease is rampant. The Cape Cares dentists determine which treatment is most critical ...

Dental professionals participate in first Minn. Mission of Mercy
Dental professionals participate in first Minn. Mission of Mercy. MINNEAPOLIS — Five local dental professionals joined more than 1,300 other dental and lay volunteers and took part in the first-ever Minnesota Mission of Mercy dental outreach event ...

Demand grows for DuPage county urgent care dental clinic
The paint was barely dry at the DuPage County Health Department's expanded urgent care dental clinic when Gov. Pat Quinn announced a plan to scale back health care spending on the poor. In the several months since, reforms of the state's Medicaid ...

Questions raised about rule change for state's oversight of consumer complaints
By early May, it was shut down again because Dentistry Examining Board members said a serious complaint had been wrongly thrown out without proper scrutiny, or even the knowledge of, the dentistry board members. The department's oversight boards ...

Flying doctor dental push
The Queensland division of the RFDS has received just over $1 million in funding through the federal Health and Hospital Fund to launch a pilot mobile dental service in remote regions. A route for the pilot project is expected to be announced in the ...

CAG faults Dental Council
Two years back, DCI had sprung the huge amount for biometric attendance equipment to be installed in 290 dental colleges across the country to keep tabs on professors notorious for 'bunking' work, leaving lessons half-way and moonlighting in more than ...

Dental services for needy Caridad Center's latest mission
Dr. Jose Larumbe (left) instructs Rakhee Parmar (right) a senior at Nova Southeastern University Dental School as they work on the teeth of Nathaly Juarez, 6, at the Caridad Center in suburban Boynton Beach. One study found community clinics such as ...

Wiegand eased patients' fears as a pediatric dentist
For Paul Wiegand, a passion for pediatric dentistry and orthodontics grew from a longtime interest in medicine and a desire to help children. While attending the University of Texas at Austin on a tennis scholarship, he began teaching the sport to ...

Dr. Ted Aspes, 66: Smyrna dentist was 'ahead of his time'
Dr. Ted Aspes' Smyrna waiting room looked more like a Chuck E. Cheese than that of a dentists' office. And that was the way he liked it. He was determined to make dentistry fun for kids, even 30 years ago, long before pediatric dentistry was as popular ...

Government heralds dental scheme
ROS CHILDS, PRESENTER, MIDDAY REPORT: The Federal Government is giving the dental health system a major clean and polish. MARK SIMKIN, ABC POLITICAL REPORTER: The toothfairy's going to leave $4 billion by the bedside. TANYA PLIBERSEK ...

Browning Smile Design Relocates to New, Convenient Office Location
Dr. Brent Browning, dentist in Houston, TX , is pleased to announce the relocation of the practice's technologically advanced dental office to a more convenient location. Relocating Browning Smile Design's office was important to enhance the dental ...

Dentist in Lakeview and Lincoln Park Offers New Treatment for Straighter Smiles
CHICAGO, IL, September 01, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- With advancements in dental technology, Dr. Jeffrey Feffer, dentist in Lakeview , is giving patients another reason to smile-Invisalign's clear aligners. Patients can now achieve the straighter ...

After state Medaid cuts, demand grows for dental clinic
DuPage's health department has been providing dental services since 1985, when it began a dental referral program that connects low-income, uninsured or underinsured residents with dental care and treatment. The department's current offerings include a ...

Healthy Memphis: Keep mouth healthy for a healthy life
Bacteria combine with the sugars and starches in food to make acid. This acid can attack your tooth enamel. Good oral care at home and in a dental clinic can reduce bacteria on your tongue, teeth, gums, and the plaque (tartar) that might build up ...

Columbia Dental Care Reminds Patients To Schedule A Preventative Cleaning ...
Columbia Dental Care Reminds Patients To Schedule A Preventative Cleaning ...

Cosmetic Dentistry in Akron and Uniontown Brings Dental Patients Brighter Smiles
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Peak Dental Arts announced that the Akron and Uniontown dentistry practice is offering cosmetic dental care services to improve patients' smiles. According to dentist Dr. Craig C. Lanik, in-office services ...

Fitchburg father and son practice dentistry side-by-side
He shadowed other local professionals and specialists, but liked how his father's practice does a bit of everything, from routine dental procedures to orthodontics to cosmetic dentistry. "It's better than I could have hoped for. I like having a guy ...

Back To School Check-Up With Teeth In It
Soccer, football, hockey, band! New teachers, new pencils, new clothes! There are so many things to check off before the school year starts up. One more important item-time for the back to school dental checkup. Please make your child's appointment in ...

DCI plans to cut BDS seats to augment job opportunities
New Delhi, Sept. 2 -- Concerned at the bleak job opportunities for the dentists in the country, the Dental Council of India (DCI) is mulling a proposal to downsize the number of seats for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) courses from the existing ...

County Getting Low-Cost Dental Clinic
A new dental clinic to provide free and low-cost services to the area's poor and low-income residents is taking shape at the Monroe County Health Department. A renovation and expansion will begin soon to create a $1.1 million, eight-chair clinic in an ...

Fake Oklahoma Dentist Wreaks Havoc on Customers
OKLAHOMA CITY– Authorities in Oklahoma City say they are on the hunt for a woman who claims to be a dentist, but is actually performing illegal dental procedures on dozens of unsuspecting patients. Victims say Elizabeth Hinosa earned their trust and ...

Tinian, Rota lawmakers oppose proposed changes to dentistry rules
Tinian and Rota lawmakers are opposing proposed amendments to the dentistry regulations, saying they are “too restrictive” for licensing health care professionals in the field of dentistry and will result in limited dental services to the community ...

Dental scheme: safety net or spider's web?
Tanya Plibersek's dental scheme is neither free nor equitable and doesn't stand up to close scrutiny. Photo: Michele Mossop. Jamie Briggs. Federal Health Minister Tanya Plibersek stood with Greens senator Richard Di Natale last week to proudly ...

Education promise adds to the $4bn cost of last week's dental reforms
The education promise adds to the $4bn cost of last week's dental reforms, higher costs for border protection and up to $8bn a year for the National Disability Insurance Scheme once it is fully implemented. "As a government, we have dealt with a lot of ...

Dental Council secretary calls for creating awareness on oral hygiene
Prof S K Ojha, secretary of the Dental Council of India was the chief guest for this function. Giving away the convocation certificates to students, he said there was a need for maintaining good oral hygiene in the general population for good oral ...

Portland Dentist Sues Patient Over Internet Posts
Portland Dentist Sues Patient Over Internet Posts · News A Portland dentist is suing a former patient for what the dentist claims are defamatory review... More. Sep 3, 2012 09:15 am by SAM STITES | Comments 0 · City-Ruining Hipsters Strike Again, Rob ...

Chinese Market for Dental Prosthetics and CAD/CAM Devices
Over the 2011–2018 forecast period, the aging population and demand for superior dental aesthetics will drive the dental prosthetics market. In addition, the domestic market features low labor costs, which will boost the market for traditionally ...

Indian Market for Dental Implants, Final Abutments and Computer Guided Surgery
Indian dentists have been more price sensitive than those in other countries because they have historically had access to less-expensive dental implants and procedures. These lower costs have also led to medical tourism in the country; however, with ...

Coconut oil combats bacteria that causes tooth decay
Enzyme-modified coconut oil could potentially be added to dental hygiene products like toothpaste to help combat common decay-causing bacteria like streptococcus that is often found inside the moth. (Paul Sakuma/Associated Press). Researchers at the ...

Discount dental plans may save you money
"With the economic downturn, discount dental plans are one of the only products that have been available to individuals to purchase on their own," said Evelyn Ireland with the National Association of Dental Plans. They're marketed directly to you on ...

No more new private dental colleges
KOCHI: The Dental Council of India (DCI) will not be sanctioning new private dental colleges anywhere in the country as the current dentist-to-population ratio is well above the requirement. "We will be allowing new private dental colleges in the ...

Applewhite Dental Partners office remodeled
Applewhite Dental Partners office remodeled. WORTHINGTON — A step or two inside the Applewhite Dental Partners office on Second Avenue reveals a huge difference to anyone familiar with the space. By: Ryan McGaughey, Worthington Daily Globe ...