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Crossroads Family Dentistry Announces New Launch of Informative Website on ...
Crossroads Family Dentistry Announces New Launch of Informative Website on ...

Blue Springs' 4th Annual Dentistry from the Heart Is a Success
In spite of rainy conditions, patients camped out overnight in the parking lot of Foster Dental Care to participate in the 4th Annual Dentistry From The Heart; a day of complimentary dentistry for adults in need. With the help of five dentists, a ...

Olympic athletes lose to poor dental health
Olympic athletes appear to be at an increased risk of poor dental health, an outcome that may negatively impact on their well-being and also on their ability to train and perform, research shows. “It is amazing that many professional athletes – people ...

Local view: As dental care funding decays, state's most vulnerable suffer
We at Doorstep Healthcare Services are finally fed up. We refuse to be silent any longer. Minnesota, it's time to wake up and face our grim reality: Many children, homeless adults, adults with HIV and at-risk senior citizens — simply put, thousands of ...

Dental care is an often overlooked part of the medical system
Dr. Cheryl Biesterfeld gives a consultation to Lawrence resident Josh Daniels at the Douglas County Dental Clinic on Sept. 20. Many patients seeking free dental services began waiting in line the night before to ensure that they would get an exam and ...

Dental professor addresses oral health among Native American high schoolers
Dr. Sheila Stover, a clinical assistant professor in the School of Dentistry, is spreading her expertise beyond the classroom by leading the Dental Pipeline National Learning Institute at Marquette. Stover is partnering with the NLI to raise awareness ...

Mich. Extends Dental Care To 70000 Kids
Rick Snyder's administration and Delta Dental, the insurance company that administers the Healthy Kids Dental program, plan to hold a news conference Tuesday to celebrate the addition of three counties at a Lansing elementary school. Dental visits are ...

Lack Of Dental Care Making College Difficult for Former Foster Youths
The dentist warned Kassaundra Peterson that having all four of her wisdom teeth pulled without general anesthesia would hurt. But getting the procedure done without extra anesthesia would only cost $1,100, instead of almost $2,000. It was a week before ...

Free dental care for adults, children
GREELEY - Over 1,200 dentists, hygienists, other dental professionals and volunteers will be in Greeley to provide free dental treatment and education through the Colorado Mission of Mercy (COMOM) on Friday and Saturday. COMOM is a two-day portable ...

Dr. Yahya Mansour Answers Dental Anxiety
DALLAS, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you afraid of the dentist? If so, you are not alone! In studies conducted by the American Association of Endodontists, approximately 80 percent of Americans are afraid of the dentist. And anywhere from five to ...

Patients Fears Quelled with Sedation Dentistry Offered by Deptford Family Dental
Sedation dentistry is an innovative option offered to patients that experience anxiety when going to the dentist, and now a service offered by Deptford Family Dentistry. Deptford, NJ (PRWEB) October 01, 2013. Anxiety and fear can stop people in their ...

Uniting dentists across the country to improve access to quality patient care
President of Dentists for oral health innovation, Samson Liu, DDS, MAGD, MBA, is also a practicing dentist at mywildwoodDentist.com in wildwood, mo. Dr. Liu is also vice president of clinical affairs at heartland Dental Care. for more information on ...

Schunk's family provides dental records after body found; announcement about ...
Schunk's family provides dental records after body found; announcement about ...

Miami Dentist, Dr. Richard Romay Launches New Website
Miami, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/01/2013 -- The Miami dental practice of Dr. Richard Romay, "Romay Family Dentistry" has contracted NetLinks , a division of Vertical Marketing LLC, to launch a new website and marketing campaign with the goal of exposing the ...

Free Custom Mouthguards To Student Athletes From Pearly Whites Pediatric ...
Free Custom Mouthguards To Student Athletes From Pearly Whites Pediatric ...

Dental Medical Integration Study
A Medical Dental Integration Study was published by United Healthcare March 2013.(1) The study, which was a performed by Optum, a health services company, on behalf of United Healthcare, evaluated the impact of several dental treatments on medical ...

Denville practice greets new dentists
DENVILLE TWP. -- Diamond Spring Dental Associates has welcomed Dr. Joseph Aiello and Dr. James Fine to its practice, located at 16 Pocono Road, Ste 116. Joseph Aiello received a bachelors of science degree in Pharmacy from St. Johns University, ...

Dr. Cady Opens Periodontal Practice in Pocatello; Free Dental Day Oct. 5
POCATELLO — Dr. Michael Cady, a periodontal dentist, is no stranger to volunteerism. The Gate City native recently moved back to his hometown and opened a practice inside Kidds Dental at 716 Yellowstone Ave. He is one of several dental professionals ...

Ladd Dental Group hosts free dental clinic
The free dental clinic will be held on Friday, Oct. 18, at Ladd Dental Group, Inc., of Kokomo. On this day, Ladd Dental Group dentists, hygienists, and staff will provide fillings, extractions and cleanings at no charge for as many people as they can ...

Dental clinic dream became a reality
Dr. Dave Mayberry, Jim Dunkin and his daughter Christina celebrate a very successful Missions Submitted photoDr. Dave Mayberry, Jim Dunkin and his daughter Christina celebrate a very successful Missions of Mercy dental clinic. George Bernard Shaw ...

Rapid Growth Puts Dental Academy on Inc. 5000 List
For the second year in a row Productive Dentist Academy (Academy), a dental-marketing and dental-consulting company based in Washington State, has secured a prestigious spot on Inc. Magazine's 500|5000 list for fastest-growing companies in the United ...

Chesapeake, Virginia Dentist Receives Academy of General Dentistry ...
Chesapeake, Virginia Dentist Receives Academy of General Dentistry ...

Alpha Dental Practice Announces Open House Event at their Coral Springs ...
Alpha Dental Practice Announces Open House Event at their Coral Springs ...

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 ...

Pensions - Steve Bee on the Joys of Dentistry
I went to visit the dentist yesterday morning. Not my idea, my broken tooth insisted on it. Luckily, this time, this one broke the day before we went on holiday, and not the day after we got there like last time. (A bit of bone in a burger in an ...

Around The Corner Dental Health Spa Unveils Information on His Revolutionary ...
Around The Corner Dental Health Spa Unveils Information on His Revolutionary ...

OSAP Opens Registration for Infection Prevention Boot Camp for Dental ...
OSAP Opens Registration for Infection Prevention Boot Camp for Dental ...

Michigan budget extends dental care to 64000 kids
Rick Snyder's administration and Delta Dental of Michigan, the insurance company that administers the Healthy Kids Dental program, celebrated the addition of three counties during a news conference at a Lansing elementary school today. Dental visits ...

Free dental services offered for uninsured
People in the community without dental insurance will have the opportunity to receive their choice of free dentistry services on Saturday, Oct. 26. Patients can choose between a dental cleaning or tooth extraction at Dental Designs of Florida located ...

New dental school addresses Mo. dentist shortage
A new Kirksville dental school is seeking to ease a shortage of dentists in Missouri. The Columbia Missourian ( (link) 5WDHI6) reports that the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health opened Tuesday at A.T. Still University. The only other ...

Boulder dentist offers gluten-free tooth care
But it's also legitimate," says dentist Jeffrey Patrician, who opened his office in Boulder a little more than six months ago at 4520 Broadway. "They either laugh at it or are thrilled that they have this alternative. Or both." Either way, he says his ...

Local Dentist Says Good-Bye to the Noise and Vibration of a Dental Drill
Say goodbye to the nerve-wracking whir and vibration of the dental drill. St. Louis dentist Dr. James Maxwell of Crestwood Dental Group uses the Waterlase iPlus™ laser dental system instead of a traditional drill. The Waterlase laser is a quiet high ...

A Dentist's View on Tackling the National Dental Health Crisis
This country is facing a dental health crisis -- a gap between those with good dental health and those without. Its causes are varied and complex, and it will only get worse without a comprehensive set of solutions. The good news is that increasing ...

Marlborough dental office to offer free dental care for children
Dr. Margarita Panajoti, Dr. Minna Kim, and the entire New England Dental team are looking forward to “Give Kids a Smile Day!” on Friday, Oct., 11, from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the American Dental Association, is designed ...

'Extreme Cheapskates' returns: Sharing dental floss, showers
Just when we thought we were immune to Extreme Cheapskates press releases, this popped in our inbox: “TLC's Extreme Cheapskates returns with floss sharing.” You're curious too, right? The clip below introduces a couple from the season 2 premiere who ...

Veterans to Receive Free Dental Cleaning at Fall "Dental Stand Down"
MSU's Dental Hygiene Department is planning to help improve the smiles of area veterans again with its upcoming fall Dental Stand Down. MSU's Dental Hygiene Department is planning to help improve the smiles of area veterans again with its upcoming fall ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In Selma, TX
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Selma, TX on Thursday, October 3. Located at 8143 Agora Parkway, the practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general ...

BRF Dental Center on schedule for opening
A new dental center, operated by Family Health Center of Marshfield Inc. in partnership with Marshfield Clinic, is scheduled to begin seeing patients beginning October. This facility,built on land owned by the Ho-Chunk Nation, will serve patients of ...

Ben Saunders, DMD Pediatric Dentistry
Ben Saunders, DMD Pediatric Dentistry offers the convenience of providing all pediatric dental needs such as preventive care, restoration and orthodontic services for infants, children and teens at every stage of development. We are also one of the ...

Sanders fights to improve access to dental care
Steve Rosenblum has been making crafts with inlaid wood for decades, earning a living with the intricate designs, but not enough to pay for dental care. "I've had dental insurance and taken care of my teeth all of my life, until recently when I can't ...

Finding The Right Dental Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act
Delaware has 12 dental plans. Those plans are offered by Delta Dental of Delaware; Dentegra Insurance Company; and Dominion Dental Services. They include both high and low options. Under the low option, at least 70 percent of services received will be ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In College Station, TX
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in College Station, TX on Thursday, October, 10. Located at 1530 Texas Avenue South, the practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive ...

Dental Plans Closer to Reaching Agreement
October 3, 2013 -- Behind closed doors, coordinated care organizations are negotiating with dentists to reach agreement on Oregon's most vulnerable population – people on the Oregon Health Plan. Next January, thousands of low-income Oregonians start ...

CALL7 finds records issues, unspent funds and possible conflicts of interest ...
CALL7 finds records issues, unspent funds and possible conflicts of interest ...

ISU dental hygiene department gets funds for equipment
POCATELLO — The Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene recently received grants from Idaho Power and the Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Idaho to purchase mobile dental equipment and start a school-based sealant program at ...

Around The Corner Dental Health Spa Is Now Offering Complimentary ...
Around The Corner Dental Health Spa Is Now Offering Complimentary ...

Link between dental health, heart disease
See your dentist to prevent a heart attack? Recently, the research journals and popular press have been pointing to a connection between oral health and hygiene and cardiovascular risk. Although there are several mediators, one stands out: periodontal ...

The new smile behind Ridge Family Dental
Print | E-mail. Lyndhurst Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso (cutting ribbon), Dr. Viktoria Sverdlov (right of Giangeruso), other healthcare professionals and guests recently celebrated the grand opening of Ridge Family Dental at 633 Ridge Road. The dental ...

Implant Plan offers 1st ever dental savings plan focused on implants
Dental implants are the gold standard for replacing missing teeth; however, the majority of dental insurance plans do not offer coverage for dental implant procedures. Implant Plan is a revolutionary Dental Savings plan that fills this void in coverage ...

Penny Shonio at Stowe Family Dentistry
Penny Shonio, a dental assistant at Stowe Family Dentistry, received the prestigious Dental Assistant of the Year award at the annual Vermont State Dental Society meeting. She was chosen from a field of 945 registered assistants. Shonio has been an ...