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Tulsa Dentist Spread Hepatitis C, Health Officials Say
A Tulsa-area dentist accused of using rusty equipment and dirty needles is responsible for the country's first known outbreak of hepatitis C among dental patients, health officials said today. Dr. W. Scott Harrington's practice was shut down in March ...

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Executive Dentistry opens second office
DEARBORN/DEARBORN HEIGHTS — After being in business in Dearborn for more than 10 years, Dr. Kalil Abraham is adding a second office to his Executive Dentistry practice. The new office is located at 23044 Cherry Hill. Abraham's original Executive ...

Dr. Mario Pary Will Participate in Dentistry from the Heart on September 21, 2013
Shreveport, LA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/18/2013 -- Dr. Mario Pary is taking part in an event called Dentistry from the Heart on Saturday, September 21, 2013. It will be at his practice, Smile Dental Center in Shreveport, La. Dentistry from the Heart is an ...

Investigators at University of Belgrade Describe Findings in Dentistry
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- Investigators publish new report on Dentistry. According to news reporting out of Belgrade , Serbia , by NewsRx editors, research stated, "The aim of this in vitro study was to compare the surface ...

Health Department links hepatitis C case to Tulsa dental surgical office
“This is the first documented report of patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis C virus associated with a dental setting in the United States,” said State Epidemiologist Dr. Kristy Bradley. “While dental procedures are generally safe, this ...

Glad to be home, pediatric dentist gives back
When you walk into Dr. Lisa Bienstock's new space-themed dental office at City North, be prepared to blast off. From the 80-inch screen in the waiting room that enables young patients to “catch” planets and learn fun facts about them, to the space ...

Dental benefits still not realized by Utah Medicaid participants
The pilot program, to have been facilitated by the state's Division of Family Health and Preparedness, aimed to "increase access to cost-effective and quality dental health care by increasing the number of dentists available for Medicaid dental ...

Dr. Esi Joins Dental Associates of Northern Virginia
Dental Associates of Northern Virginia, with six convenient locations in Northern Virginia, welcomes Ejiro Esi, D.D.S., a board-certified orthodontist, to its Fair Oaks practice, located at 12011 Lee Jackson Highway, Suite 105, Fairfax. Dr. Esi, is a ...

Health Officials: Hepatitis C Case Linked To Tulsa Dental Surgeo - NewsOn6 ...
Health Officials: Hepatitis C Case Linked To Tulsa Dental Surgeo - NewsOn6 ...

Injections reinvented: Improving the 150-year-old hypodermic syringe for dentistry
As a practicing periodontist and orthodontist, it pains me to know that millions of people dread dental visits or even avoid going. It's no secret that many patients are afraid of discomfort and pain. Some of my colleagues and I have been at work on ...

Monroeville dentist to offer free basic care Wednesday
'Smile. It's free.' That's the slogan Dr. Larry Suher is using to promote the free dental services his dental office will provide on Sept. 25. Suher — seen here with dental assistant Bella Wood and patient Catlin Lovic — will offer free cleaning ...

ECU plans groundbreaking soon for new dental school
Greg Chadwick, dean of the ECU School of Dental Medicine, said that a groundbreaking for the 7,700-square-foot center to be located in front of the Pinecrest Country Club, near the county Department of Social Services on N.C. 711 and adjacent to the ...

In brief: Free dental care, cleaning, fillings Friday
... cleanings, fillings and extractions, using donated dental materials. To learn more about Dentistry From the Heart, a nationwide service organization which has provided more than $8 million in free dental treatment since 2001, visit ...

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Executive Dentistry opens second office
DEARBORN/DEARBORN HEIGHTS — After being in business in Dearborn for more than 10 years, Dr. Kalil Abraham is adding a second office to his Executive Dentistry practice. The new office is located at 23044 Cherry Hill. Abraham's original Executive ...

Nanodiamond-Encrusted Teeth May Be Future of Dentistry
Image: UCLA School of Dentistry UCLA researchers have discovered that diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants. Nanodiamonds, which are created as ...

Little Smiles, Big Fun; free dental day for kids
Dr. Shawn Anderson with Willow Dental Group says the team of dental professionals at Willow Dental Group will provide up to 120 children with a free dental exam, cleaning, fluoride treatment, and necessary x-rays. Parental permission and supervision is ...

American Dental Association Statement on Infection Control in Dental Settings
CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2013 – The American Dental Association (ADA) is deeply concerned about the first confirmed report of patient to patient transmission of hepatitis C in a dental practice setting linked to improper infection control practices. The ADA ...

Unum now offers dental insurance nationwide
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Unum's new dental offering is now available nationwide, following a successful launch in select markets across the country. Unum (NYSE: UNM) offers dental coverage through a partnership with United Concordia, with Unum as the ...

Is 'dental tourism' the future of dentistry?
The phenomenon of dental tourism can be seen in American cities near the Mexican border, where U.S. residents in California and Texas drive south of the border to obtain much cheaper treatment from Mexican dentists. According to Revahealth, a medical ...

NHS chooses unified medical and dentistry recruitment system
The NHS has brought in three suppliers to deliver a new medical and dentistry recruitment system. Hicom and Konetic are teaming with professional services firm Deloitte to deliver the recruitment system for postgraduate speciality medical and dental ...

American Dental Association Issues Statement on Infection Control in Dental ...
American Dental Association Issues Statement on Infection Control in Dental ...

Dental groups, Colgate announce support of dental research center
The ADA Foundation (ADAF), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Colgate-Palmolive Company today announced a joint initiative to enhance the ADA Foundation's existing dental research laboratory in Gaithersburg, Md., and to support and ...

New Dental Clinic For Children
A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the completion of the Dental Clinic at the Volunteers of America Children's Center on Lake Avenue. After a year of planning and construction, children from low-income families that use the center are eligible to receive ...

ADA: Health reform should include adult dental care
Dentists and other dental health professionals are checking out some of the newest ideas and equipment at the Vermont Dental Society annual meeting. But Vermont's new health care exchange will not mean much is new when it comes to patients getting ...

Group aims to boost dental care for Florida children
The coalition announced a partnership with Oral Health America's Smiles Across America campaign and a deal with 16 Hillsborough County elementary schools to provide limited dental service, mainly to include sealing young teeth against decay. A recent ...

Dentistry From The Heart In Bozeman Friday
A Bozeman dentist will be giving back to the community Friday by offering free dental work. Dentists at Hays Dental Group don't know what to expect tomorrow for their first Dentistry from the Heart event. Dentistry from the Heart is a worldwide ...

Springfield dental practice to offer free care as part of 'Dentistry From the ...
Springfield dental practice to offer free care as part of 'Dentistry From the ...

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Executive Dentistry opens second office
DEARBORN/DEARBORN HEIGHTS — After being in business in Dearborn for more than 10 years, Dr. Kalil Abraham is adding a second office to his Executive Dentistry practice. The new office is located at 23044 Cherry Hill. Abraham's original Executive ...

Top Northridge Dentists, Dr. Ariz and Dr. Arami, Offer Free Consultations for ...
Top Northridge Dentists, Dr. Ariz and Dr. Arami, Offer Free Consultations for ...

Los Angeles Dentist, Dr. Setti, Offers a New Patient Special
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Carlos Setti, Los Angeles dentist, is currently offering a special for new patients. For a limited time, new patients can get a dental exam and digital x-rays for just $29. This special represents a ...

Dentistry by the Bay adds new dentist, equipment
"We love it because the machine provides us with so much more information about patients' conditions," said Dr. Johnna Driscoll, a dentist at Dentistry by the Bay. The new, extraoral X-ray approach lets dentists view more of the bitewing feature then ...

Spots still open at today's Free Dental Day
Spots are still open at the Douglas County Dental Clinic's Free Dental Day today, thanks to a smaller-than-anticipated crowd. The annual dental day provides free services to uninsured Douglas County residents living at or below 200 percent of federal ...

Free dental services coming to area schools
The Northeast Colorado Health Department is bringing their free dental services clinic to Logan and Morgan County schools. NCHD has partnered with Caring for Colorado to help provide free dental services to local school children. In its fifth year, the ...

New dental wing for kids opened at Holyoke Health Center
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Holyoke Health Center unveiled its new pediatric dental wing on Friday morning. The Maple Street health center has been praised for providing dental care in the inner-city of Holyoke; what had traditionally been an underserved ...

Dental entrepreneur's good vibe zaps needle pain
He estimates there are about 50 million Americans who refuse to go to the dentist because they're afraid of pain. Dental researchers, acknowledging the problem, have written numerous studies on “dental phobia,” and the anxiety that so many experience ...

Cox joins First Choice Dental
Cox will practice at several First Choice Dental offices in the Madison area including their Sun Prairie office, 140 N. City Station Drive. Dr. Cox received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Orthodontics Certificate from A.T. Still University ...

Dental hygienists play role in preventative care
Ongoing research shows a direct correlation between oral health and general health, and these findings are spurring the demand for preventative dental services, which often are provided by dental hygienists. As the number of dental offices multiplies ...

Local dentist wins award
Conyers dentist Dr. Doug Torbush was recently named the Northern District Dental Society 2013 Dentist of the Year at the Boots & Bling Ball held at Druid Hills Golf Club. The NDDS is one of the seven districts of the Georgia Dental Association, and ...

Prosthodontist Dr. Robert Mokbel Brings Cutting-Edge Cosmetic Dentistry for ...
Prosthodontist Dr. Robert Mokbel Brings Cutting-Edge Cosmetic Dentistry for ...

California Dental Group offering free dental services, emergency care
His father back in Iran told him to make sure he helps the needy, a lot of people need dental care and can't afford it, to give back to the community. He pauses, sitting at his desk at the Whittier site of California Dental Group, and pulls a before ...

Free dental day offers relief to low-income residents
But the Douglas County Dental Clinic called her Friday morning to tell her about its sixth-annual free dental day. In years past, the hardship clinic had barely been able to meet demand; this year, whether because of the inclement weather overnight or ...

Dentist office holds free dental day
(WOOD) - Stout and Gordon Family Dentistry in Holland will be holding a free dental day Saturday. Dentists will see as many patients as possible starting at 8 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m.. The event operates on a first come, first serve basis for ...

Sunderland woman's £10k pay-out after bungled dentistry
A WOMAN has been awarded £10,000 in compensation after blunders by her Wearside dentist left her with decaying teeth. Lucy Stoker, of Town End Farm, successfully sued Dr Nigel Edwards from Peel Street Dental Practice in Sunderland after he failed to ...

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Executive Dentistry opens second office
DEARBORN/DEARBORN HEIGHTS — After being in business in Dearborn for more than 10 years, Dr. Kalil Abraham is adding a second office to his Executive Dentistry practice. The new office is located at 23044 Cherry Hill. Abraham's original Executive ...

UNUM GROUP : Unum now offers dental insurance nationwide
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum's new dental offering is now available nationwide, following a successful launch in select markets across the country. Unum (NYSE: UNM) offers dental coverage through a partnership with United Concordia ...

Dentists should go for laser dentistry: Rosaiah
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah Saturday called upon dentists to get acquainted with dental laser procedures which are painless and bloodless. Inaugurating the 7th Annual International Conference on New Age Dentistry here, ...

Dental arrival
Where once was a hotel — the Crowne Plaza at 10 Lincoln Square — there is now a center for dental hygiene. We welcome MCPHS University's dental hygiene clinic to the school's downtown array of classes, labs and services. And we are glad to note that ...

Local dental clinic providing free cleanings for adults
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Dental Care International is providing free dental care this weekend in Las Vegas. The 2nd annual Community Outreach Event - Free Adult Dentistry Day is being held Saturday, Sept. 21. The organization is treating uninsured and ...

From Hartford To Nepal: Woman's Dental Clinics A Way To Strengthen Community
It was pouring rain in the Nepali village of Kaskikot, which was bad news for Laura Spero and the ceremony she had planned. One thing the 33-year-old Hartford resident had learned since she began traveling regularly to Nepal 11 years ago was that ...

Dentist accused of physically, verbally abusing children he treated
He developed a reputation over three decades as a champion of dental care for poor children. But behind the walls of Thomas Floyd's dental practice, some former employees said they heard children screaming in pain and terror. While his September 2012 ...



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