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Dental foundation to help families; more health care needed
Ethel Wright is a 65-year-old Kyle woman raising her daughter's four children on her own. With her are (from left) Ja'Rai Brady, 10; Michael Foster, 2; Makhia Foster, 2; and Virgil “Petey” Crawford, 8. Wright chews on only one side of her mouth because ...

Children focus of Sprout Dental
1, 2012 midnight. Anyone driving up or down 191 south of Honesdale has probably noticed something happening on the hill. The former Stewart residence is being transformed into Sprout Dental, a pediatric dental practice operated by Dr. Kady Schloesser ...

Dentist is struck off for needless treatments
A SCOTS dentist who carried out unnecessary fillings, extractions and teeth cleaning on dozens of patients over a 25-year period has been struck off the dental register. Stuart Craig, who ran his own practice in Auchinleck, East Ayrshire, was found ...

Dentist treats polar bear with sore tooth
A 12-strong team of dentists, vets, and dental nurses had to be called in - when a 75-stone polar bear got a toothache. Keepers at the Highland Wildlife Park in Inverness-shire had noticed the usually playful Arktos seemed to be feeling a bit sorry for ...

Dental Implant Hygiene
Like with any surgical implant, dental implants do not come with a lifetime guarantee but if you take care of them, they should last for many years. You should carefully monitor your implant to check that it is sturdy and not wobbling. Any movement of ...

Penobscot Indian Nation dentist back home in Maine, here to stay
OLD TOWN, Maine — After spending most of his adult life and dental career in Ohio, Ned Robertson said he knew he was back home in Maine during a recent drive up Stillwater Avenue. Robertson, who grew up in the Pine Tree State, had stopped his car to ...

The laugh-a-minute dentist
New Delhi, Dec. 1 -- Dentist Umesh Sahgal's life is all about teeth. In his clinic, he takes care of their health; outside, he exhorts people to bare them - in laughter. Sahgal is the president of the Delhi Laughter Club. He has been running a laughter ...

Dental clinic fills low-income need
After working all day at their own practices, some local dentists aren't done yet. The dentists volunteer with the Red River Valley Dental Access Project, a nonprofit that provides dental care to low-income or uninsured patients. “We treat patients ...

Dental Supplies Donated During Marine's "Forager Fury" Exercise
The supplies will play a vital role for medical and dental outreach programs during the exercise. “I was on Guam as part of the advance party for Marine Aircraft Group 12 and I used that opportunity to arrange for us to donate our time here at the ...

Free dental clinic needs volunteers
The N.C. Mission of Mercy is a program affiliated with the North Carolina Dental Society and has provided more than $7 million in free dental services across the state between 2010 and 2011. Next weekend's clinic is open to people 18 and older who must ...

Elite Dental Institute is Coming to an Area Near You! Dr. Allman Brings His ...
Elite Dental Institute is Coming to an Area Near You! Dr. Allman Brings His ...

When trauma happens
Parents of young children know that life is full of cuts and scrapes and Neosporin and Band-Aids. Hardly a week goes by that we fail to observe some new bruise or get a note home from the school nurse. Dear Doctors Parrish, Today your son/daughter met ...

Precious Vitamin Defends Against Dental Cavities
Vitamin D plays a very important role in dental health, and the U.S. National Research Council or the American Medical Association are only two such huge organizations which subscribe to the statement. ADA however, has rejected the fact that there ...

Dentist's chair brought gain, Not pain
A visitor tries a Thaimade dental unit at a local fair recently. Thai Dental International Co builds the chairs and other dental equipment at a lower cost than for imported models. Prapan Vilailert, the founder and managing director, has introduced ...

Smiles better; how to get that celebrity-style grin - and reap the health ...
Smiles better; how to get that celebrity-style grin - and reap the health ...

Penobscot Indian Nation dentist back home in Maine, here to stay
Dentistry wasn't a profession he planned on getting into, he said. His first experience in a dentist's chair, when he was 8 years old and his dentist accidentally struck his palate with a drill which he then bit down on, proved so traumatic that he ...

Why I like my doctors
I've had the same primary-care physician for the past 18 years. And I've been going to the same dentist for 21 years. I like my doctors because they're smart, compassionate, and punctual. Both take the time to answer my questions and address my many ...

Woman seeks help to solve lifelong dental problems
Fifty-six-year-old K.K. was born with a defect in her palate and has undergone countless attempts to fix numerous dental issues. However, due to a lack of dental insurance, she has been unable to entirely fix the problem, because she cannot afford to ...

Non-Profit Dental Services Offered in Kimberling City
Posted: Monday, December 03, 2012. A non-profit dental clinic in Kimberling City is now offering dental care to children and adults, who are on limited incomes. TheTri-Lakes Community Health Center accepts all major insurances, but the clinic offers a ...

Leaders in Dentistry: Dr. Margherita Fontana
December 3, 2012 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to present the next installment of Leaders in Dentistry, a series of interviews with researchers, practitioners, and opinion leaders who are influencing the practice of dentistry. We spoke with Margherita ...

Cancun Cosmetic Dentistry Reviews Global Dental Tourism Trends
The article endorses the practices found in Costa Rica, noting that operating dental facilities are often safe, use high-quality materials and are available at a fraction of the cost found in the United States and United Kingdom. In response to these ...

Dental Implants
At her comfortable location in Royal Oak, you'll find a spa-like environment that, as Dr. Baran says, "this is not your father's dental office." She's created a relaxing atmosphere featuring waterfalls, aromatherapy, a massage chair, and flatscreen TVs ...

Hope for pay rise to lure more dentists to regions
The South Australian Dental Service says it expects a new pay rise for public dentists will encourage more to practise in regional areas. Public dentists will get a 20 per cent pay rise from January next year. It will come on top of 30 per cent of ...

Dental team take top spot at awards
STAFF at a Gateshead dentist firm are celebrating after clinching a top national award. The Calm and Gentle Dentistry Team from Whickham Dental Practice in Gateshead won the Best Dental Team award at the Private Dentistry Awards held at the Park Lane ...

St. Albans Dentists' General Training Encompasses Dental Needs for the Entire ...
St. Albans Dentists' General Training Encompasses Dental Needs for the Entire ...

Speedy service not always good service in dentistry - Las Vegas Review
Hunt notes there are far fewer complaints about hygienists than dentists. But that's not to say they don't exist. And many patients may not realize the care they received wasn't satisfactory until long after it happened, usually after trying a new ...

Alert over lethal X-ray machine at dentists; RADIATION
DENTISTS in Ireland were put on alert yesterday after deadly X-ray devices were seized from a UK clinic. The cheap hand-held devices, imported from China and for sale on the internet, give off TEN TIMES the normal level of radiation. One was found at a ...

New IDA Dental Marketing Websites Make it Easy for Dentists to Promote High ...
New IDA Dental Marketing Websites Make it Easy for Dentists to Promote High ...

Wilmington dentist hopes to give jobless something to smile about
Wilmington dentist Sevak Abrahamian is offering free dental exams and cleaning to unemployed Wilmington residents during December. SUN / Julia Malakie Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our MyCapture site. WILMINGTON -- Brighter smiles lead ...

Pearl Dental win thriller while Gold beat Pommeranz
Pearl Dental and KAT Israemploy were involved in a thrilling night cricket match last week, which Pearl won, by two runs. Batting first the KAT team scored a very competitive total of 99 with debutant Eli Rosen hitting a well-played 19 and Daniel Lange ...

Dental X-ray machine radiation danger alert
Dentists have been warned against using a hand-held X-ray machine on patients as it poses a significant health risk. The cheap imported machine, known as the Tianjie Dental Falcon, exposes users and patients to 10 times the normal level of radiation, ...

RACE TO TRACE THE DEATH RAYS; MIRROR INVESTIGATION Experts' alert ...
RACE TO TRACE THE DEATH RAYS; MIRROR INVESTIGATION Experts' alert ...

NYU College of Dentistry's Dr. Brian L. Schmidt and Boston Biomedical ...
NYU College of Dentistry's Dr. Brian L. Schmidt and Boston Biomedical ...

$200K grant to fund dental care for pregnant moms
December 3, 2012 -- Columbia St. Mary's in Milwaukee has received a $200,000 grant from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) to fund a new project that will provide dental care to at-risk expectant mothers. In partnership with MCW, the two-year grant ...

How many California dentists accept poor kids with Medi-Cal? A new report says ...
How many California dentists accept poor kids with Medi-Cal? A new report says ...

Ga. dental office raided amid child cruelty charges
December 3, 2012 -- A dental office in Rome, GA, has been searched after numerous complaints were filed about the practice's alleged overuse of child restraints and the performance of unnecessary dental work on children, according to a press release ...

Who made dental floss, and a floss documentary
In the early 1800s, a pioneering dentist, Levi Spear Parmly, urged patients to clean between their teeth with silk thread — a revolutionary technique that could protect the gum line and prevent tooth decay. But “people just didn't get it,” says Dr ...

Okla. dentist gets 18 months for Medicaid fraud
December 3, 2012 -- An Oklahoma dentist has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud for submitting claims for dental services that were not provided. Robin Lockwood, DDS, was charged earlier this year with ...

Choosing the Perfect Family Dental Insurance Plan
If you or other family members to be included in the plan struggle with poor dental health, you should select insurance, which comes with the fewest restrictions or limitations. You will need to use your insurance extensively, so you have to have good ...

Dental Consultant and Necessity of his Duty
As dentists can just only carry out the process they need successor in order to start from the beginning like from setting up the business to perform surgeries as well. There comes the job of dental consultant, he can motivate his co-workers as well as ...

Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund honors dental professional Jost ...
Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund honors dental professional Jost ...

The wisdom teeth debate continues
Dr. Jay Friedman relishes his role as dental outcast. Like a pesky younger brother who enjoys watching his siblings squirm, the 86-year-old dentist and public health advocate has for decades been poking and prodding at the oral health community over ...

Ostrow School of Dentistry receives $18.4 million grant
First 5 LA has announced that the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC will receive nearly $18.4 million in grant funds in support of its dental care outreach to young children in Los Angeles County. The grant, the largest in the school's history, will ...

Gentle Family Dentists
At Gentle Family Dentistry our Doctors and staff are more than happy to offer several dental services. As general dentists the Doctors do everything from cosmetic dentistry to implants. Our friendly staff and welcoming facilities are why so many people ...

UK seizes unsafe handheld dental x-ray devices
So far, 13 of the Tianjie Dental Falcon scanners -- sold via the Internet by Zhengzhou Tianjie Electronic Equipment for as little as $380 (200 pounds), compared with around $6,400 (4,000 pounds) for standard handheld xray devices -- have been seized at ...

Brenner & Rochvarg Cosmetic and General Dentistry Now Taking Cosmetic ...
Brenner & Rochvarg Cosmetic and General Dentistry Now Taking Cosmetic ...

Unemployed Receive Free Dental Care
All throughout December, a Wilmington dentist is going to offer free dental care treatments to unemployed people. free-dental-care-volunteers. Share This Dental Story |. Unemployed Receive Free Dental CareReviewed by Dental Experts on Dec 4Rating: 5.0 ...

Some CWRU dental patients will get free medical care, too
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Beginning in January, some new patients at the Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine clinic will also be tested for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, anemia and HIV. They may also have the ...

Two ex-dental office workers charged with diverting $200000 to private accounts
Two former office workers for a Haledon dental practice were arraigned Monday on charges they diverted more than $200,000 in insurance payments into their own private accounts. Arlene Marchese, 34, of Wayne, and Karen Wright, 42, of Wyckoff, pleaded ...

New dentist a perfect fit
The Stanthorpe Hospital recently welcomed new senior dentist Dr Stanley Kumar to the fold. Being passionate about dentistry and working in rural areas means Dr Kumar is just the right recipe for Stanthorpe Hospital. Dr Kumar, who begins work this week ...