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Patients line up for free dental care
Six dentists are on hand to provide the treatment, along with 70 volunteers, to help people without dental insurance. By the end of the day, they will perform about $200,000 work of dental work. Today marks the 13th year of the event at the dental ...

Vibrant Dentistry: Need help with some dental work? Event offers free dental ...
Vibrant Dentistry: Need help with some dental work? Event offers free dental ...

Sirona Dental profit flat in Oct-Dec quarter
The New York company, which makes dental equipment, said Friday that international revenue fell more than 3 percent. Sirona prioritized shipments to its U.S. market — where sales climbed 29 percent in the fourth quarter — and there were production ...

Sweet Brown Stars in Local Dental Commercial
Months after she exploded into a viral sensation for her reaction to an apartment fire - this Sweet Brown interview has been viewed over 17 million times on YouTube - the woman appears in a new local ad for a dentist's office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Watch ...

'Dr. Sylvia' Charged With Unlawful Dentistry Practice At Route 31 Business
An Aurora woman faces charges of illegally practicing dentistry at a North Aurora dental office, police said. North Aurora police and the Kane County State's Attorney's Office have obtained a criminal indictment against the woman for illegal dentistry ...

Children Living With HIV Get Free Dental Treatment
Dental hygiene is a prerequisite for everyone, but children living with HIV should particularly be given special care, as they are more prone to dental diseases. According to Dr. Paul Musherure, a USA-based Ugandan dental surgeon, HIV/AIDS compromises ...

Woman charged with practicing dentistry without a license
Bond has already been set at $3,500 for 37-year-old Silvia Hernandez, indicted last week by a Kane County Grand Jury on charges of a felony charge of theft and misdemeanor counts of deceptive practices and unlawful practice of dentistry, according to ...

North Texans Line Up For Free Dental Services
Speaking about the yearly dental event Dr. Tim Huckabee said, “The services provided by Dentistry From The Heart helps more than just a patients teeth, it gives them a renewed reason to smile.” Since the inception of the event in Southlake, free dental ...

Is A Dental 'Vacation' In Your Future?
Once we returned from the trip, we called our dentist and got an appointment immediately. In three visits, he cast a color-matched cap for the tooth, ground a post from the remaining half of the real tooth, and fit the new cap perfectly. It was as if ...

Check Out Sweet Brown's New Dental Commercial (Video)
Remember Sweet Brown, the sassy mother of five who famously told news reporters, "I got bronchitis. Ain't nobody got time for that"? Well, the Internet sensation is back, this time as a gag for Shortline Dental. Brown, like Antoine and Kelly Dodson ...

Sirona Dental Systems Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call ...
Sirona Dental Systems Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call ...

Reputed Boston Dentist Dr. David Fiorillo Now Offering No Cost Dental ...
Reputed Boston Dentist Dr. David Fiorillo Now Offering No Cost Dental ...

Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry Partners With Hands On Children's Museum For ...
Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry Partners With Hands On Children's Museum For ...

Woman charged with deceptive practices in dental scheme
An Aurora woman is facing several charges after an incident at a North Aurora dental office in which police said she illegally practiced dentistry. Silvia Hernandez, 37, of the 400 block of Iowa Avenue, Aurora, was indicted last week by a Kane County ...

Love is All Around at Hamlin Dental Group this February with Promotions for ...
Love is All Around at Hamlin Dental Group this February with Promotions for ...

WVU School of Dentistry Holds Annual 'Give Kids a Smile Day' Event
"There is something called anticipatory guidance that's part of pediatric dentistry. It's very important to educate the parents in what to expect, when the teeth are going to come in, what they're going to look like, and how to take care of them at ...

2013 Dental Office Design Competition begins
A grand prize Dental Office Design of the Year winner will be selected from both Small Practice and Group Practice categories. Grand prize winners will each be awarded a $2,500 bonus marketing fund, media coverage, and an engraved plaque for their ...

February is National Pet Dental Month
LOS ANGELES – February is National Pet Dental Month, and the veterinarians of VCA West Los Angeles share their tips, facts, and advice for caring for your pet's dental health. Oral care is critical for your pet's overall health and happiness, so here ...

Celebrate National Children's Dental Month with these couponing tips
February is National Children's Dental Month. Using simple couponing strategies, here's how you'll never pay more than a quarter for toothpaste or toothbrushes. The first step is to clip dental-related coupons from your Sunday newspaper inserts. Visit ...

Area Veterans to Receive Free Dental Cleanings and X-Rays
"They had a wide array of different medical histories and a lot of different dental problems and everything that went around and that made it really good for our students and they got a good experience out of this and so did the veterans," says Kathy ...

Dental care eases pain, shame for patients in need
"Lately, I do not get in the pictures and smile because I'm getting self-conscious of it," Evans said. So Friday, she and many others waited for hours outside Monticciolo Family Dentistry in Tampa for a day of free dental care. It is the 12th year in a ...

Lakeland Family Dental facility is state-of-the-art
Lakeland Family Dental's new home at 116 River St. E. in Monticello features an open, modern feel that's designed to put new and longtime patients at ease. The former Monticello Times & Shopper building has been transformed into a state-of-the-art ...

Dr. Claudia Cavallino of Metairie appointed to state Dentistry Board
Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed Dr. Claudia Cavallino of Metairie to the State Board of Dentistry. The 14-member panel is responsible for registering, examining, licensing and regulating the practices of dentistry and dental hygiene in Louisiana ...

Eggshells, from Waste to Dental Material
According to UNal researchers phosphates obtained from eggshells and used as dental materials are more beneficial than the materials currently obtained in the market. Part of the value of this natural product lies in its chemical composition, which ...

Push for better dental care continues
Several Niagara independent dental hygienists will be offering free dental cleaning services for residents who can't afford dental care or who don't qualify for dental care programs this Saturday, Feb. 9. The philanthropic gesture by hygienists in St ...

Study paves the way for drill-free dentistry
An Otago University study in the Hawke's Bay has found children, not surprisingly, prefer a new drill-less dentistry technique as opposed to the traditional "drill and fill" method. The new procedure involves placing a stainless steel Crown over ...

Good News: Dental care for veterans, kids in need
In addition, cosmetology program students gave them free haircuts, massage therapy students did chair massages, chef Bill McCool of the culinary arts school prepared a catered lunch and the dental hygiene program provided gift bags with oral hygiene ...

Free dental care helps Clark County students prevent cavities
Dr. Troy Rens examines Lucas Bauman of Colby during the Seal-a-Smile initiative Friday at First City Dental in Abbotsford. The event helped seal molars in 140 local second-graders in an effort to improve dental health. / Logan T. Carlson/News-Herald ...

What Age Should You Take Your Child To The Dentist?
A pediatric dentist is the best bet for your child's first few dental visit experiences. A pediatric dentist has the training and experience in working with kids. You'll want a dentist who is sensitive to your child's needs and can make the appointment ...

Gulfside Dental Celebrating Seniors Mardi Gras at Beaumont Civic Center
The team from Gulfside Dental was there to bring in the festivities. "It is a great opportunity to talk to senior citizens about the overall effects of aging on dental health," says Dr. Ashley DeMarco DDS of Gulfside Dental. "The older population ...

Dentistry students volunteer to Give Kids a Smile
HOUSTON, TX – For the most part, the dentist isn't most people's favorite place to visit. But on this occasion, the UTHealth School of Dentistry had plenty of willing participants. Dr. Robert Cederberg with the UTHealth School of Dentistry says, “We've ...

Sacramento AIDS Ride to fund dental care, food, support for HIV+ youth and adults
The beneficiary organizations selected to share more than $250,000 expected to be raised in 2013 are CARES Clinic Dental Program, Golden Rule Services, SANE (Safer Alternatives thru Networking and Education), Breaking Barriers, Harm Reduction ...

Mistaken Identity: Palm Springs Police Swarm Dental Office in Chris Dorner Search
As if a trip to the dentist isn't scary enough for some, one man got a little extra scare in Palm Springs Friday night, as police swarmed into a dental office after receiving a tip that fugitive Christopher Dorner may have been there. According to Palm ...

Dentistry Students Give Kids Smiles With Free Care
"The good thing for the students is that they're going to get exposure to this patient population as well as getting to see children, because we need general dentists when they graduate to be able to see children in the community to really gap the ...

Fish for Teeth musters $15K in free dental care
Twenty-eight islanders of low-income received free dental care worth $15,749 in the fourth visit by Fish for Teeth to San Juan Island. The two-day clinic in Friday Harbor, Jan. 25-26 brought to 150 the number of people treated in 13 months by teams of ...

Dental Marketing Designed For Conversion: New IDA Websites Attract New ...
Dental Marketing Designed For Conversion: New IDA Websites Attract New ...

February is Children's Dental Health Month
The idea behind the month-long advocacy of kids' dental health is designed to instill good dental care habits in young people at an early age. One way that kids can receive an early, positive introduction to regular dental check-ups is to accompany ...

Smith Dental provides free indigent care
Dr. Roy Smith, owner of the practice, said he was inspired to start the program in East Texas after having gone on mission trips to Belize and Honduras, where he provided dental care for people there. It occurred to him, he said, that many people in ...

Say T-Bone! Smile contest puts focus on animals' dental health
“The contest is a fun way for our company to show our dedication to helping pet parents find newer, better, more convenient ways to protect and promote their pets' dental health,” said Caryn Stichler, vice president of marketing at Sergeant's. February ...

Dental Marketing Designed For Conversion: New IDA Websites Attract New ...
Dental Marketing Designed For Conversion: New IDA Websites Attract New ...

Early Dental Care Can Help Keep Kids Smiling for Years to Come
"Childhood dental decay is largely preventable, and taking your child to see a dentist at an early age is the best way to prevent future oral health problems," Academy of General Dentistry spokesperson Dr. R. Claire Campbell said in an academy news ...

Children get free dental care from SDA clinic
The participating dentists and assistants were SDA clinic director Dr. Kenneth D. Pierson, Dr. Crystal A. Edmister, Dr. Sarah-Jane Harebottle Shearer, Dr. William J.B. Shearer, Dr. Michael D. Stafford, dental hygienists Stacy R. Stroup and Beverly ...

East El Paso Veterinarian Offers Improved Accuracy With Digital Pet Dental X-Rays
Veterinarians take dental x-rays for the same reasons dentists take x-rays images of human mouths. The ability of x-rays to penetrate soft tissues allows the vet to see structural details of hard tissues such as bone, including the presence of cavities ...

Sulphur dentist appointmented to the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry
Three licensed dentists are appointed from the state at large, serving in seats A, B and C. One hygienist is selected from nominations certified by the secretary of the board and submitted to the governor. The remaining ten dentists are appointed from ...

DENTAL ASSISTANT needed Full time
Despite the etiquette, formality, and inevitable fear factor, job interviews can actually be enjoyable as well as extremely informative. In an interview, where you and the prospective employer begin a mutual relationship based on observation and ...

Miles of Smiles promotes dental health
Members of the dental community hosted hands-on demonstrations and activities for the children. The kids learned about everything from the effects of sugar, to wearing braces. The event is in celebration of Children's Dental Health Month. Organizers ...

Scavenging for cavities
Yanan Li, a senior business major, heard free dental exams would be going on at UB's School of Dental Medicine. He hadn't been to the dentist since he was a child, so he figured a stop at the clinic wouldn't hurt. Although he's a smoker, Li thought he ...

Why dental treatment isn't reaching most Medicaid-eligible youth
Torrie Smith, 3, left, holds an apple at their home in Denver on Nov. 30, 2012. Torrie's parents talked about their experience getting dental treatment through Medicaid for Torrie after she fell and broke four front teeth. State Medicaid data reported ...

McMillen Center CEO creates book to help preschoolers learn reading, avoid ...
McMillen Center CEO creates book to help preschoolers learn reading, avoid ...

Dentistry at a Crossroads: The big issues
The importance of a dentist's self-insight or self-understanding cannot be underestimated as the basis for decision-making. What we want to do is link the dentist's self-study with his or her self-understanding. One detail of this process that is often ...