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Dentistry News 11/2012 (Page 7)



Coalinga dentist waives hearing in son's death
A new wrinkle arose Thursday in the case of a Coalinga dentist whose son died in his office after getting morphine shots for dental surgery last year. Allen Clare, 68, decided he didn't want a hearing in front of a Fresno County judge who was ...

San Diego Dentists Utilize CEREC Ceramic Milling Technology
San Diego dentists Dr. Valeri Sacknoff and Dr. W. Robbi Wilson of Pomerado Cosmetic Dentistry believe that investing in the latest dental technology is one of the best ways to invest in their clients. State-of-the-art technology allows the doctors to ...

Samaritan Clinic's First Anniversary: Dental program may be added
“We have received enthusiastic input from local dentists and are working on an exciting collaborative opportunity to assist clinic patients with their dental needs,” said Lou Graner, the clinic's executive director. “Hopefully a program will be in ...

VIDEO: Gentle Dental Extends Its Reach into NH
That was also 27 Gentle Dentals ago – on Thursday Weissman and Shames were on hand for a ribbon cutting at their newest dental center launch, a dentist-owned practice on Main Street – their first New Hampshire location. "We hope to continue to grow in ...

Pelton & Crane to Feature Hands-On Dental Lighting Display at Greater New ...
Pelton & Crane to Feature Hands-On Dental Lighting Display at Greater New ...

Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. Announces Succession Plan: Jeffrey T. Slovin ...
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. Announces Succession Plan: Jeffrey T. Slovin ...

Dentist generous with time and services
Dr. Jim Trentalange spent eight years in the Navy before opening his practice, Trentalange Family Dentistry, in Arundel. (Courtesy photo) ARUNDEL – By 8 a.m. a line formed out the door of Dr. Jim Trentalange's practice, Trentalange Family Dentistry in ...

Green dentist striving to offer quality care
GREEN — Dr. Gary Cortesi said his dental practice has focused on creating a better smile for patients of all ages. The practice, located at 1575 Corporate Woods Parkway, Suite 170, has been serving Green, Uniontown and surrounding communities for 37 ...

Romney's right: Obamacare does not include dental care
In his now infamous remarks on the Obama administration's “gifts” to voters, Mitt Romney offered Democrats some free advice on how they could continue to sweeten the deal for the American electorate. “It's a proven political strategy, which is give a ...

Dental/Toothbrush Care for the New Year
Dentists and other dental professionals have been telling people for years to brush at least twice a day (preferably after every meal), to floss regularly, to rinse, to use mouthwash, to clean one's gums, to brush one's tongue, to avoid sticky/chewy ...

Fear of the dentist is passed on to children by their parents
The authors confirmed that the higher the level of dentist fear or anxiety in one family member, the higher the level in the rest of the family. The study also reveals that fathers play a key role in the transmission of dentist fear from mothers to ...

Sirona Dental's CEO Discusses F4Q2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good day ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Sirona Dental Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings conference call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later on, we will conduct a question and answer session, and if at any ...

Pediatric dentist will pay $37K fine over illegal prescription allegations
A Midlands pediatric dentist has agreed to pay a fine and have limited ability to prescribe, dispense, or administer certain controlled substances over a period of time after it was alleged she unlawfully prescribed drugs to staff and friends ...

Gentle Dentist, Dental Emergency
See dentist ASAP, best chance of saving tooth is if avulsed tooth can be returned to socket within one hour of being knocked out. C. Toothaches 1. Rinse with warm water, floss to dislodge any possible food particles, cold compress for swelling 2. NO ...

Deer Creek Dental Offers Free Dentistry Day For Needy Families Saturday
Adults 18 and older in the O'Fallon community will have the opportunity to receive either one free dentistry services ranging from cleaning, extraction or filling at Deer Creek Dental located at 2941 Highway K on Saturday, Nov. 17. Dr. Jim Fetsch and ...

At Risk for Diabetes? Put Dental Exam on Your Checklist
Dentists will also check for other common mouth conditions that afflict people with diabetes such as dry mouth, ulcers, and infections. Mouth conditions may also be a sign that other medical conditions exist elsewhere in the body, which a dental exam ...

St. Louis Dentist, Dr. Michael Hoffmann, Receives Missouri Dental Association ...
St. Louis Dentist, Dr. Michael Hoffmann, Receives Missouri Dental Association ...

Patterson Companies CEO Scott P. Anderson Elected Chairman of Dental Trade ...
Patterson Companies CEO Scott P. Anderson Elected Chairman of Dental Trade ...

Finding Low Cost Dental Care In The Triad
The Rockingham County Health Department's dental clinic is set up for people with Medicaid and Cigna insurance. If you don't have Medicaid, but are in need of emergency services like a toothache, the clinic has some grant funds to help those patients ...

Why Sirona Dental Systems Shares Soared
What: Shares of dental equipment supplier Sirona Dental Systems (Nasdaq: SIRO ) rose by as much as 12% today after reporting better-than-expected fourth-quarter results and naming a new CEO. So what: For the quarter, Sirona reported a 13% increase in ...

SC dentist fined for writing unlawful pain pill prescriptions
COLUMBIA — A Northeast Richland dentist will pay a fine and will lose her ability to write prescriptions for narcotics for three years, after federal authorities accused her of unlawfully prescribing painkillers and appetite suppressants. Dr. Chrislyn ...

SDL to bring dentists to students?
That's because most SDL students are on medical assistance, which few local dentists accept, and 12 percent of the children who attend district schools have no dental insurance at all. SDL is hoping to get more of its students into the dentist's chair ...

Alexandria dentist gives free dental care for a day
Most people hate going to the dentist, and not many people would line up for the chance to go. Continue reading. Dr. Qais Musmar at work. But that's exactly what happened today in Fairfax County. And Friday's long line shows a great need for affordable ...

Comings & Goings: Pediatric Dentistry to PRE
An office specializing in pediatric dentistry has opened at 305 Post Road East near the Westport Country Playhouse. The recently renovated building, which was built in 1900 according to Westport's assessor database, serves as both a residence on the ...

The Dentist's Chair: Study links dementia with poor oral care
Dear Dr. Reitz: My husband has poor dental hygiene habits. I have told him that brushing at least once a day is necessary for a healthy mouth, but he often goes to bed without brushing because of being tired. In addition to bad breath and possibly ...

Is dental floss a right?
Because we live in an advanced democracy where anyone can claim grievances in court, judges often get presented with unusual requests. For instance, does a jail inmate have a constitutional right to be provided dental floss? Six recent inmate lawsuits ...

Coarsegold dentists provided free care last Saturday
The line in front of Coarsegold Dental was long at 8 a.m. last Saturday and the waiting room did not empty till 5 p.m., as Doctors Travis Kendall, Jacob Geyer and Eric Francom and their staff worked all day providing free dental services to close to ...

Bay Area Dentist Announces Invisalign Day and Meet & Greet With Actor Karan ...
Bay Area Dentist Announces Invisalign Day and Meet & Greet With Actor Karan ...

A Child's Fear of the dentist May Have Come From Parents: Study
It is not uncommon to see children starting to cry at the very mention of visiting a dentist. According to a new study, the fear of visiting a dentist may have been passed on to the child by the family members and the study analyzes the different roles ...

Free Dental Clinic: No More Patients Accepted
Greensboro -- WFMY has learned that the free dental clinic originally being offered Friday and Saturday is unable to accept any new patients today. Leila Moore Coordinator for Cone Heath tells WFMY News 2 that overwhelming turn-out at the event has ...

Free Dental Braces to Underserved Children: Smile for a Lifetime is Giving Thanks
S4L provides orthodontic scholarships (free dental braces) to underserved children ages 11-18 through local chapters founded by orthodontists in their communities. Each chapter recruits a local board of directors who in turn select applicants to ...

Danvers dentist accepted to Leadership Institute
Mahshid Mirghassemi, DDS, a prosthodontist in Danvers and a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), has been accepted into the Society's Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute is a two-year program designed to provide dentists with ...

Dental industry news: Aribex acquired by KaVo
Aribex, best known for the NOMAD handheld and portable X-ray systems, has global market leading technology that serves clinical, remote, and mobile facilities throughout the world. Aribex uniquely serves the dental, veterinary, security, and industrial ...

Curve Dental upgrade emphasizes efficiencies in insurance deductibles
“Perhaps the greatest advantage of web-based dental software is the frequency and speed at which we can deliver new features and enhancements to our customers,” said Ian Zipursky, president of Curve Dental. “Version 4.14 provides our customers with ...

Scared of dentists? Blame your parents
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Fear of visiting the dentist is passed on to kids by their parents, a new study has revealed. The study conducted by scientists at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid also highlighted the important role that parents ...

Pittsford dentist receives international honor
A Pittsford dentist was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists at its annual convocation in San Francisco. Dr. Gerald Rosen practices pediatric dentistry with the Rosen Pitcher Dental Group for Children. He was presented with a ...

Neighborhood Plus for Nov. 18, 2012
Dr. Donna Miller, of Waco, has been installed as the president-elect for the Texas Academy of General Dentistry, a professional organization representing more than 2,500 general dentists statewide. After serving her first year as president-elect ...

SMART IS THE NEW RICH Edition: Tax Hikes & Fiscal Cliff; Protecting Your Money
Your economy is recovering slowly, but the fiscal life is fast approaching. You expect your political leaders to help, not hurt, right? You rehired the guy who lives in this house and he's working to make a deal to avoid the cliff with the people in ...

Kelly recognized for lifelong service
Joseph T. Kelly Sr., D.M.D., F.A.G.D., has been honored with a Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition award from the Academy of General Dentistry. The award recognizes his commitment to lifelong learning, volunteering services to people in need, ...

Brookline's Dr. Harish Gulati joins Dental Society's Leadership Institute
Harish Gulati, DDS, a general dentist in Boston and a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, has been accepted into the Society's Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute is a two-year program designed to provide dentists with tools and ...

Links between oral and general health up demand for hygienists
Caitlin McClain, 29, of Fairport is a dental hygienist at ComfortCare Dental in Brighton. The number of dental hygienists nationwide is expected to increase from 182,000 in 2010 to more than 250,000 by 2020, according to the U.S. Labor Department ...

Police arrest combative suspect in attempted burglary of North Portland dental ...
Police arrest combative suspect in attempted burglary of North Portland dental ...

Call for dentistry to be included in new Gulgong health facility
"We don't have currently have that and there is a dentist in the region who would be prepared to set up a private practice within the new building if there was a provision for her to do so." The meeting is being held at the town's RSL club, and the ...

Biological Dentistry: Fact or Fiction?
When we talk about biological dentistry, we're supporting a philosophy that promotes a whole body approach to healthcare that works with the body and its immune system. As a dentist, my initial concern in treating the oral cavity is to remove dental ...

Chester Township dentist, veterinarian daughter help Ashtabula K9 (with video)
Dr. Brad Knapp and Dr. Kelly Knapp, a father-daughter pair who live in Chester Township, last week collaborated on a four-tooth root canal surgery on Killian, a German Shepherd member of the Ashtabula County Sheriff's Department K9 Corps. When the root ...

How to prevent your pet's dental disorders
Question: My eight-year-old dog Cassy seems to be constantly having dental problems. Can you please outline dental disorders in dogs and ways to prevent them? Answer: Dental disorders in dogs are similar to those in humans. Appropriate dental care ...

WHEN YOU'RE SMILIN'
Many Isle of Wight County children will soon be flashing new smiles thanks to the Saving Smiles Dental Van that's making the rounds at area schools. Brittani Bailey, 10, a fourth-grader at Westside Elementary School in Smithfield, lit up the room with ...

Open wide: Dental issues may be early diabetes indicators
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then your mouth — and, by extension, dental health (or lack thereof) — may be the conduit to potential early warning signs of numerous diseases — including Type 2 diabetes. Such is the message that both the ...

Dr. Donald Fisher, 69; Wrentham dentist was photographer with sense of ...
Dr. Donald Fisher, 69; Wrentham dentist was photographer with sense of ...

Lawrenceville Veterinary Hospital Focuses on Importance of Pet Dental Care
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Nov. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Russell Ridge Animal Hospital in Lawrenceville, GA is educating pet owners about the importance of pet dental care for cats and dogs. Just like in humans, pets can suffer from periodontal ...



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