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Dicy McCullough column: Dr. Jonathan Huffman more than a dentist
If there's one appointment I dread, it's a dental appointment. Knowing patients can be fearful, dentists look for ways to ease that fear, sometimes even telling jokes. Searching the internet for dental jokes not long ago, I found the website ...

Dental clinic to cut hours
Dr. Mark Crabtree, president of the Piedmont Virginia Dental Health Foundation, which operates the clinic, stated in a release Friday that funds are insufficient for the clinic to continue its current operations for much longer. Dr. Risa Odum, the ...

MouthWatch Introduces World's First Home Visual Dental Monitoring System
The MouthWatch Home Dental Monitoring System® is a revolutionary way for dentists to monitor and advise patients remotely, providing personalized attention regardless of the patient's location. The System will be introduced at the Greater New York ...

Dental appointment leads to charges for Tulsa mom
A Tulsa woman was charged with child neglect after allegedly letting her son's dental problems deteriorate to the point that surgery was required. Charmagne Lenee Davis, 26, was also charged in Tulsa County District Court with child abuse, pertaining ...

Dental Records Needed To Identify Paul Walker's Body, Memorial Goes Up At ...
Dental Records Needed To Identify Paul Walker's Body, Memorial Goes Up At ...

UCLA Dentistry discovers cellular signals between pancreatic cancer tumors ...
UCLA Dentistry discovers cellular signals between pancreatic cancer tumors ...

Dental professionals are not alone in our efforts to promote good oral hygiene
But more importantly, it was the first time I learned that we as dental health-care professionals are not alone in our efforts to promote good oral hygiene. During the course of the new-patient interview with my physician, he asked me, “Do you floss ...

Obituary: John M. Hamilton Jr., Army officer and dentist, dies at 82
Dr. Hamilton was acting chief dental officer at the D.C. Department of Corrections from 1992 to 1998. He was simultaneously the chief medical officer at the Lorton Correctional Complex from 1992 to 2001. From 2001 to 2011, he was a dentist at ...

Paul Walker, Roger Rodas Autopsies: Bodies Unidentifiable, Need Dental ...
Paul Walker, Roger Rodas Autopsies: Bodies Unidentifiable, Need Dental ...

Retrofitting Rochester: Eastman Dental Dispensary
The Dental Dispensary, located at 800 East Main Street and seen here in its final stages of construction, was one of George Eastman's many gifts to the City of Rochester. Costing today's equivalent of more than $6 million to build, the center was the ...

From molars to canines: Discover dentistry with revolutionary digital course
The University of Sheffield is today (Monday 2 December 2013) continuing to remove the barriers to higher education for people across the world with a new and exciting online dentistry course which is free and accessible to all. Massive Open Online ...

Herald Square Dental Offers Special on CT Scan
CT scan is becoming a standard of modern dental care and is absolutely needed when treatment with dental implants is considered. The scan offers dentists a superior three-dimensional image of the patient's mouth, which can then be examined from every ...

Whistleblowers Sue Dental Practice
A whistleblower's lawsuit has been filed by two former employees of a troubled Ocala dental practice. Polliwog Dental, the focus of investigations by the Florida Department of Health and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is being sued for ...

When to elect vision and dental
Q. I am a federal employee with federal health insurance but no vision or dental insurance. I'm covered under my husband's nonfederal vision and dental. He plans to retire in 2014. At that time, I plan to add him to my health insurance, which I have ...

LA coroner: Paul Walker's body too badly burned to be identified
A representative for the coroner's officer told TMZ the two bodies were unidentifiable and the autopsies would be delayed until later this week when both sets of dental records were obtained. The cause of the crash had not yet been determined, but ...

Office manager rips off Hatboro dentist for $48K
Krevitz reported that he had performed dental work on a female patient, billing her $118.72 for his services. The patient provided Krevitz with a canceled check indicating she had paid for those services but that no payment was applied to her account, ...

How Experts Identify Crash Victims Through Dental Records
They can withstand heat up to 1,200 degrees, said Dr. Roy Sonkin, the forensic dentist who is the deputy borough chief forensic odontologist at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York City. Consequently, they are often the only ...

Dr. M. S. Qazi Dentistry Prof Corp
Going to see the dentist is not just about getting a beautiful, bright smile, but it is also a major part of your health and well being. Everyone should be able to love their smile, both with the appearance of it as well as the comfort of your gums and ...

My Dentist opens its doors
To celebrate the grand opening, My Dentist will present “one deserving individual” a free smile makeover, up to $10,000 in value, which includes any necessary restorative treatment to complete the dental makeover, the spokesperson said. “I have seen ...

Dentist and Moral Values
REDDING, CA — A Canadian dentist is hoping to clone John Lennon, former Beatles, using DNA from one of the singer's rotten teeth. Michael Zuk, who bought Lennon's molar at a 2011 auction, has begun sequencing the former Beatle's DNA – the first step ...

VRC scientists receive $2.2M grant to develop new resin composite dental fillings
The American Dental Association and the ADA Foundation today announced that the foundation's Anthony Volpe Research Center (VRC) received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to ...

Local Reno Dentist, J. Brian Allman, Teaches Around The Globe to Promote ...
Local Reno Dentist, J. Brian Allman, Teaches Around The Globe to Promote ...

Ponte Vedra Cosmetic Dentistry Supports Local Breast Cancer Research via ...
Ponte Vedra Cosmetic Dentistry Supports Local Breast Cancer Research via ...

Westchester County Dentist Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S. Inducted into The ...
Westchester County Dentist Dr. Kenneth Magid, D.D.S. Inducted into The ...

Can Biomimetic Dentistry Prevent Root Canals? San Diego Cosmetic Dentist ...
Can Biomimetic Dentistry Prevent Root Canals? San Diego Cosmetic Dentist ...

I.C. System Launches Dental Debt Collection Agency Website
I.C. System, a family-owned accounts receivable management firm, recently launched a new client-focused website that aims to serve as a resource for dentists and dental office managers to stay current on industry news and best practices in dental debt ...

The Dental Economics/ Levin Group 7th Annual Practice Research Report
Patients are coming back and accepting more treatment but practice profits are not keeping up due to outdated systems, increased overhead, and lower collection rates. These are the key takeaways from the Dental Economics/Levin Group 7th Annual Practice ...

Scheduling frustrations: A great dental team meeting topic
The dental assistant then says, "Please relax for a minute while I finish these notes, then we'll talk about today. Everything went great!" She talks with the patient and smoothly passes the patient off to the front desk. She doesn't linger up front ...

Broadview Networks provides communications solution for dental practice in ...
Broadview Networks provides communications solution for dental practice in ...

Meadows Appointed to State Dentistry Board
What is the role of the Rotating Dentist board member? To serve with the other board members in enforcing the statutes and rules regarding dentistry. The board is also responsible for making new and modifying existing rules. Board members may also ...

VA Medical Center has new technology for dental patients
IRON MOUNTAIN – Veterans who receive dental services at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will not have to put up with gooey impressions or have to wait for crowns anymore, thanks to new technology. Through the VA's Innovation Fund Program, ...

Are dentists interested in the oral-systemic disease connection?
Dentists in the USA see an increasing number of patients with systemic conditions. These patients are challenging to treat when the relationship between oral and systemic disease is not well understood. The dominance of professional isolation ...

Brush Family Dentistry offers welcoming environment
Dentists Chuck Schonberger and Cameron Birch are partners at Brush Family Dentistry, the Brush Chamber of Commerce November spotlight business of the month. (Lisa Jager/News-Tribune). Some might not call a dentist's office warm and inviting but the ...

GC America and Dental Product Shopper Join Forces to Educate and Provide ...
GC America and Dental Product Shopper Join Forces to Educate and Provide ...

West Louisiana Dental Center to hold Dentist with a Heart Day
The West Louisiana Dental Center, located at 103 Belview Road in Leesville, will hold Dentist with a Heart Day on Dec. 6. The event is an annual community service project by the West Louisiana Dental Center. Numbers will be passed out at 7 a.m., and ...

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Kidds Dental to Present a Check for $2025 to the Idaho Food Bank
POCATELLO — Representatives of Kidds Dental, Pocatello Periodontics, Facial and Oral Surgery, Del Monte Meats, West Clinic, Semons Financial Group, D.L. Evans Bank and Henry Schein Dental will present Idaho Foodbank officials with a check for ...

Dental Assistants Hub Keen on Offering Best Professional Resources to ...
Dental Assistants Hub Keen on Offering Best Professional Resources to ...

Denise Vedrenne Rangel: Prepaid dental is the best answer
One facet of this program entails Medicaid health plans beginning to provide for dental services, too. In making this move, the state will eliminate the current Prepaid Dental Health Plan (PDHP) that has been successfully operating since 2009 in Miami ...

Pittsfield dentist provides free dental work as part of global 'Giving Thanks' Day
Dr. Natalya Yantovsky joined the 'Giving Tuesday' movement by offering free dental work to her client Michael Buffi, who has been struggling financially since a back injury put him out of work. (Jenn Smith / Bekshire Eagle Staff). PITTSFIELD -- For the ...

Indian Wells Dental Offer State of Art Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures And ...
Indian Wells Dental Offer State of Art Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures And ...

Career advice: How long does it take to become a dentist
Everyone hates going to the dentist. No doubt about it, most of us would rather have someone rip out our toenails than visit the dentist every six months. Even with that being so, dentistry is a great field to be employed in. Typically everyone, at ...

Communities that Care: Friendly terms comfort dentist-bound children
“You have a dentist appointment tomorrow.” These simple words often have a dramatic effect on the person to whom they are spoken. Many adults, not just children, have a fear of visiting the dentist and just hearing the word brings worry to their hearts ...

Kelowna Dental Centre Gives a Grandmother Her Smile Back
When June Swenson first met Kelowna dentist Dr. Jonathan Visscher, she was so embarrassed of her teeth, she covered her mouth with her hand even when she spoke. Six months after starting her treatment at Okanagan Smiles as part of the Sensei-tional ...

Leander Dentists Offer A Wide Range Of Leading Dental Services
"About a year ago Dr. Anderson and I took over ownership of Crystal Falls Dental, and we are looking forward to reviving the practice and pushing forward with strong dental standards and modern technology. Some of our leading services that make a ...

Springfield Dentists Boost Patient Confidence With Cosmetic Dentistry Services
"Cosmetic dentistry focuses on the esthetics and function of a smile. It's important to feel confident about your smile, but we also want you to have proper function of your teeth. Our cosmetic services address those two dental concerns," said Dr ...

Dentist, hygienists set up shop at Dennis School to aid less fortunate
DECATUR — Going to the dentist doesn't have to be scary, especially when he's set up a mobile office in your school. Dennis School students on Tuesday were able to get their teeth cleaned and sealant put on their molars — if they're old enough to ...

Dr. Justin Scott of Pure Dental Health is Georgia's Only Clinical Mentor and 5 ...
Dr. Justin Scott of Pure Dental Health is Georgia's Only Clinical Mentor and 5 ...

Hospital Expands Dental Clinic In New Britain
NEW BRITAIN - Hospital for Special Care is expanding its dental practice, which serves people with special needs including those who have autism, spina bifida, cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy. Joining the practice are dentists Monica Sandra Wolff ...

Torrance Dentist, Dr. Barry Kashfian, Offers Complimentary Consultations for ...
Torrance Dentist, Dr. Barry Kashfian, Offers Complimentary Consultations for ...