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Carter Lake Elementary students to get dental checkups
FAMILY's dental hygienist Linda Meyers will visit the school one day a week to start for screenings, cleanings, fluoride varnishings and referrals, Gronstal said. The patients will not be able to have teeth filled or other procedures that would require ...

Reservation dental care gets $3.3 million boost
Specialists in dental care hope a $3.3 million grant will improve oral health on South Dakota's reservations and help change a mind-set that has led to years of neglect among tribes. Officials have hired seven dental hygienists to serve tribal members ...

M. Mazur-Kary: Maine receives highest dental grade -- again
The number of children covered by MaineCare who received dental services increased from 35 percent in 2000 to 54 percent in 2010; nationally only 44 percent of children enrolled in the same program received dental care. Today in the U.S., 58 percent of ...

CHAA Offers Free Dental Surgery in Essau
The Christian Humanitarian Helpers Association (CHAA), a charitable association based in Germany, is currently offering free dental surgery to the people of Essau and its environs at Essau Health Centre in the North Bank Region. In an interview with ...

Modern Dental Laboratory USA Announces the Promotion of Two Exceptional ...
Modern Dental Laboratory USA Announces the Promotion of Two Exceptional ...

Solomon Family Dentistry Announces that They are Now Open Seven Days a ...
Solomon Family Dentistry Announces that They are Now Open Seven Days a ...

Evesham Dentist Preparing For Gruelling Desert Challenge
A dentist from Evesham is preparing to take on Africa's largest desert to raise money for charity. Dr Mark-Steven Howe, from Broadway Dental Care, will travel to the Sahara Desert in April to take on a truly gruelling challenge all in the name of a ...

The Private Laboratory Awards 2013
There was also a special 'Outstanding Contribution to Dentistry' award, given to an individual who has dedicated their career to excellence in laboratory work and made a considerable contribution to the dental technology sector. This was awarded to ...

Reservation dental care gets $3.3M boost in SD
Officials with the "Circle of Smiles" project have hired seven dental hygienists to serve tribal members and plan to hire 15 health coordinators to provide support services, including public education. The workers will visit clinics, schools and other ...

Dentists in Ankeny Iowa Offer a Unique Dental Practice
Des Moines, IA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/04/2013 -- Dentists in Ankeny Iowa have been capturing a lot of attention lately for their unparalleled approach to dental care. Advanced Family Dentistry, which offers high-quality cosmetic, restorative and preventive ...

Great Expressions Dental Centers Provides Tips For Good Oral Hygiene For ...
Great Expressions Dental Centers Provides Tips For Good Oral Hygiene For ...

Japanese Snaggletooth Craze spawns dental procedures
The girl group, TYB48 or "Tseuke-Yaeba 48," was created by the Taro Masuoka — the very same dentist who pioneered the procedure. RELATED ARTICLE: Could Japanese invention end tooth decay? RELATED ARTICLE: Asian teens wearing fake braces ...

Dental pros, students, work to 'Give Kids a Smile'
Sponsored nationwide by the American Dental Association and locally by the Chippewa Valley Dental Society and the Wisconsin Dental Association, the event offers free dental care to children ages 2-13. Area dentists, hygienists, and assistants join CVTC ...

Midwest Dental brings on Padilla as agency of record
“We needed more than a PR agency, and we found that in Padilla Speer Beardsley,” said Candee Wolf, director of marketing and communications for Midwest Dental and Mountain Dental, via email. “The agency also has team members with dental marketing ...

Free dental services coming to area schools
The Northeast Colorado Health Department has partnered with Caring for Colorado to help provide free dental services to local school children. The Northeast Oral Health Project is a school-based oral health education and prevention program involving ...

Bills focus on keno, dental services
This bill would increase the availability of basic dental hygiene services to adults in public health facilities, where currently these services are available primarily for children. There have not been many bills passed out of committees and placed on ...

Anesthetic still used in sedation dentistry
Answer: First, before we can answer this question, we need to redefine the word Novocain. Novocain is the name of a type of dental anesthetic, just like Kleenex is the name of a facial tissue. These are proprietary eponyms and were once brand names of ...

Dental clinic makes a difference
To keep a healthy smile requires visiting the dentist twice a year, and it starts at a young age. Last weekend Dr. Kenneth Childress and his clinic, the Ruidoso Children's Dental Clinic, provided a free dental health fair for children in the Ruidoso ...

High Blood Sugar Can Cause Dental Problems, Too
It comes as no surprise to a person with diabetes that having high blood sugar can have a huge impact on your entire body and how you feel. But did you know it can also cause many problems in your mouth? Your teeth and gums are heavily affected by the ...

Brush's Patricia Schonberger to serve on Colorado dental board
The state board makes rules and regulations, examines and licenses dentists and dental hygienists, and conducts hearings regarding the suspension or revocation of licenses. The newest members are appointed for terms expiring Jan. 1, 2017, and include ...

Free Dental Care for Kids at UMA Bangor
UMA Bangor and the American Dental Association are offering a free dental care clinic for kids. It's called Give Kids a Smile Day and takes place next Friday in Bangor. Children ages one through eightteen that do not have a dentist, can come. It takes ...

Boston Cosmetic Dentist Dr. David Fiorillo Grabs Attention of the Dentistry ...
Boston Cosmetic Dentist Dr. David Fiorillo Grabs Attention of the Dentistry ...

Practicon introduces personalized dental floss and movie marquee postcards
The first is their popular SmileGoods Dental Floss, which comes with the option to personalize it with your office's information. Each pocket-sized plastic dispenser holds 12 yards of high-quality nylon or PTFE floss and is personalized with a black ...

Dental Diaries: The illusive standalone dental benefit
February 5, 2013 -- It seems as if more baby boomers are retiring. Many have been "enjoying" some form of cost defrayment through having a dental benefit for the past several years from their employer. But now, beyond the typical COBRA plan, these ...

Here to help with dental emergencies
After Dr. Jeffrey Canfield earned his dental degree in 2000 from Indiana University, he said he did additional training in cosmetic dentistry, doing whitening, veneers and the like. He said he realized rather quickly it wasn't his calling. "I just didn ...

Spruce Grove Dentist Dr. Ronald Haines of Evergreen Family Dentistry ...
Spruce Grove Dentist Dr. Ronald Haines of Evergreen Family Dentistry ...

Money Matters: Tips to reduce your dental costs
"A recent study shows that dental care costs are expected to rise 58 percent through 2018 in America," says Tami Goodman, vice president of customer care at DentalPlans.com. But Goodman says you can take a bite out of your dental costs. One way is to ...

Report details dental care shortage in rural Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A new report says two-thirds of Mainers live in rural areas but only 13 percent of Maine's dentists live there, confirming that there's a shortage of dental care in rural areas of the state. The report by MCD Public Health in ...

Denplan launches Miteeth site to explain benefits of minimal intervention ...
Denplan launches Miteeth site to explain benefits of minimal intervention ...

Arizona Dental Foundation plans to help Mesa children
Children in need will receive needed dental treatment and care this month as part of the Arizona Dental Foundation's Give Kids a Smile. This year, the foundation will continue its record-setting pace, providing more than 1,200 children from low-income ...

Research and Markets: Greece Dental Devices Investment Opportunities ...
Research and Markets: Greece Dental Devices Investment Opportunities ...

Bright Star Dental offers free dental care
Bright Star Dental, 2010 E. Lohman Ave., in Las Cruces, holds their seventh annual free dental care day, Dentistry From The Heart, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. A team of staff and volunteers will provide adult patients with their choice of a free ...

Get Results creates consulting process for underserved dental practices
Get Results Marketing and Business Coaching, creators and host of the dental practice management online radio show “The Whole Tooth,” has formed an additional corporate division to help underserved dentists who are in need of nontraditional ...

Children's Dentistry of Forest Park wins 'Happiest Dentist Office' award
So when Dr. Jerry Udelson's practice gained that recognition from Red Tricycle, in the "Happiest Dentist Offices" category, it affirmed the vision that he has nurtured into reality since launching Children's Dentistry of Forest Park. "From the start ...

Calif. Telehealth Project Aims To Boost Dental Care for Thousands
However, data from California Medicaid Management Information Services show that just 27% of children who are eligible for Medi-Cal received dental care in 2011, compared with 34% who received such care in 2009. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid ...

World-class dentistry graduates
NEARLY THERE: Students Dee Ann Culverhouse and Shaun Day with associate head of the School of Dentistry at Charles Sturt University, Dr Sabrina Manickam, in one of the clinic rooms where final-year students have started back this week on their final ...

Rural Mainers struggle to access dental care, report finds
“This study paints a bleak picture of access to basic dental care for children in Maine,” Ned McCann, executive director of the Maine Children's Alliance, said in a news release announcing the report. “This lack of access hurts kids in the here and now ...

Aspen Dental Management, Inc. Strengthens Leadership Team
"As our organization continues to grow -- 55 new Aspen Dental offices are planned for this year alone – so does our need for providing superior business support to dentists and their teams, which is why we've been so focused on building our leadership ...

SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics Opens A Second Location in Fort Worth, Texas
Dr. Sen's and Dr. Patel's team of dentists and high-caliber support staff will bring the full range of high-quality general, specialty and cosmetic dentistry, including orthodontics and dentistry for kids. Flexible and convenient credit terms with low ...

Money Matters: Tips to reduce dental costs
"A recent study shows that dental care costs are expected to rise 58 percent through 2018 in America," Tami Goodman, vice president of customer care at DentalPlans.com, said. But Goodman says you can take a bite out of your dental costs. One way is to ...

Bridge Clinic grows to meet increasing dental care demand
Almost 6,000 more patients will have access to low-cost dental care in the Wausau area, thanks to an expansion that will create a 20-chair dental unit at Bridge Community Dental Clinic at 1810 N. Second St. The facility, and its locations in Antigo ...

A day of free dental care for kids at UB's 'Give Kids a Smile Day'
But something was different this year: “tooth fairies” were enlisted to help guide the children and their parents through tours of the dental clinics, the hands-on activities, the oral hygiene instruction and the award-winning Teddy Bear Clinic. In ...

Monterey County migrant students get free dental care as part of AT&T Pebble ...
Monterey County migrant students get free dental care as part of AT&T Pebble ...

Kent students receive free dental services
As part of National Dental Health Month, Seattle-King County Public Health offered free dental sealants to second-grade students at Meadow Ridge Elementary last week. Fairwood Dental Center is offering a free exam, X-ray, teeth cleaning and fluoride ...

Hawkeye dental clinic sets spring hours
WATERLOO, Iowa --- Hawkeye Community College's Dental Clinic is open to the public and is accepting new patients. The clinic provides oral health screenings, dental cleanings, X-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants, patient education, nutritional ...

Beauty Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry: Natural-Looking Veneers
When it comes to achieving a great smile, nothing looks quite as beautiful as natural-looking, straight white teeth. Now more than ever, men and women want a gorgeous look without the Hollywood special effects. As beauty trends shift to an ...

Another incredible use for 3D printers: digital dentistry
Apex is on the forefront of a revolution that would have sounded laughable just a matter of years ago — Digital Dentistry. While it's not quite at the point where you can walk into an orthodontist, push a few buttons, and walk out with braces, the ...

Idaho State University-Meridian dentists provide free dental care on Give Kids ...
Idaho State University-Meridian dentists provide free dental care on Give Kids ...

Aurora woman charged with doing dental work without license
Hernandez worked as a dental hygienist at North Aurora Dental Associates, 100 N. Lincolnway. Buziecki said a woman came into the office last March complaining of a problem with braces that she had received. Office workers could not find a record of the ...

Olympia's Fisher Jones Family Dentistry: Where Family is More Than A Name
Fisher Jones Family Dentistry's office is a reflection of their focus on family and commitment to top notch care. Not only is it a beautiful office with all the latest amenities, but it exudes warmth and comfort when you walk in the door – an important ...