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Dentistry students seek exam patients , Genealogical Society hosts events
The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is seeking adult patients to participate in graduating dental students' board exams April 26-28, at the OU College of Dentistry, 1201 N. Stonewall Ave. Graduating dental students at the OU College of ...

Cameron General Dentistry Office Bridges The Gap With Dental Bridges
Dr. Douglas Wyckoff graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry. Dr. Wyckoff established his private general dentistry practice in 1992, and has gained recognition on a state and national level for his expertise in the ...

Hundreds take advantage of free dental Care
For most of us standing in line usually means a payoff like a roller coaster ride, not a visit to the dentist. But that is exactly what hundreds of East went through for free dental care March first. We visited Dr. Steven O'Neal who opened up his ...

Retail Roundup: Aspen Dental opens in Prattville
Don't worry about feeling guilty while snacking at the new Gigi's Cupcakes in Prattville. There's now a dental office open next door. Aspen Dental opened Thursday in one of the anchor spots at Cobbs Ford Village, one of the city's newest shopping ...

Volunteers provide children with dental care
Six-year-old Heather Finau and her brother Paul, 8, were troopers. They didn't shed a single tear during several dental procedures at Give Kids a Smile, a pro-bono dental event meant to help families give the children the dental care they need free of ...

St. Johns dentist to hold mouth guard clinic March 6
ST. JOHNS — Athletes from St. Johns and Ovid-Elsie high schools are invited to a free mouth guard clinic at Gentner Family Dentistry Thursday, March 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. No appointment necessary. The dental practice, 907 S. BR-127 in St. Johns, is ...

Pediatric dental office relocates to plaza in Marshall
Like many other dental offices, Pediatric Dental Associates has relocated to the new Broadmoor Professional Plaza in Marshall. Originally located in Longview for the past 10 years, dentists Ronald Fadal and Justin Horne decided to open an office in ...

What do dentistry and designing luxury bags have in common? Sarah Shell
While staying at the same Toronto hotel as Lady Gaga, the 32-year-old founder of luxury leather bag design firm 442 McAdam and now a student at Western University's Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry was able to get one of her custom, handmade ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: When to begin taking your Child to ...
Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: When to begin taking your Child to ...

Madison Smile Solutions Congratulates Kim Varian RDH on 25 years of dentistry!
Madison Smile Solutions Congratulates Kim Varian RDH on 25 years of dentistry! Madison Smile Solutions would like to congratulate our wonderful hygienist on 25 years in the dental field! How is that possible for a 30 year old?! Stay young and keep ...

Christian-based dental ministry helps those with nowhere else to turn
Edward Walsh, 47, is an out-of-work carpenter who hasn't had dental insurance – or treatment – in years. Now, he says, “my teeth are shot,” and the discomfort he's lived with the past few years has graduated to agony. So here he is, waiting with the ...

Free dental care for those in need at Norge Dental Clinic
Ten dentists and 10 dental hygienists will donate their time and expertise to provide free dental care to anyone who needs it at Norge Dental Clinic on Saturday, March 22. They will offer cleanings, fillings or extractions at no charge. Under the ...

UNC dental student Sergio Acero dies in motorcycle accident
Always ready with a smile, a kind word or a custom-made birthday cake, Sergio Acero had already mastered the art of friendship and was well on his way to mastering dentistry. Acero, 27, was in a motorcycle accident on Estes Drive Extension near Seawell ...

State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson Challenges Dental Law
Hutchinson told Arkansas Business that after the current fiscal session ends he will meet with the Arkansas Board of Dental Examiners to continue a discussion that he hopes will lead to a change of the Arkansas Dental Practices Act. The law currently ...

Good dental care for children should start early
Started early, good dental care practices help children get used to having a toothbrush and floss in their mouths, said Dr. Chad Hoge, who practices at Dakota Pediatric Dentistry. It also helps counteract the damage that sugar can do to kids' teeth ...

Top Los Angeles Dentist, A New Smile, Is Now Offering Dental Implants for $899 ...
Top Los Angeles Dentist, A New Smile, Is Now Offering Dental Implants for $899 ...

New niche for 3D printers in dentistry
Guns may grab the headlines, but 3D printing has other uses other than producing weapons. One growth area for the technology is digital dentistry, where dentists use 3D printers to produce models, dentures, braces, and implants, while foregoing the ...

Dental Group Practice Association announces new executive director
The Dental Group Practice Association (DGPA), a nonprofit industry association representing more than 30 dental support organizations (DSOs), has announced the appointment of Quinn Dufurrena, D.D.S., J.D., as its new executive director, following a ...

Whiter Image Dental Partners with Dental Financial Solutions to Provide In ...
Whiter Image Dental Partners with Dental Financial Solutions to Provide In ...

Look at the dental school clinic coming to St. Louis
A.T. Still University finalized the purchase of the land west of the historic City Hospital Power Plant building and will break ground on the nearly $25 million dental clinic in April, according to school officials. The clinic is bigger than previously ...

OU College of Dentistry Needs Participants for Dental Board Exams
If you're 18 or older and in need of teeth cleaning or fillings, contact the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Graduating dental students are ready to take their board exams, and they need a few patients. Dental care will be provided at no ...

Delaying Cardiac Surgery for Dental Work May Increase Risks
Clinical guidelines recommend dental evaluation and care prior to cardiovascular surgery to prevent infective endocarditis. However, a new study suggests that delaying heart surgery may be associated with a high risk of adverse events or death in the ...

Dentist warns about dangers of mercury
In 1978 Dr. Stuart Scheckner incurred mercury poisoning after a secretary in his Siesta Key dental practice spilled three-quarters of pound of the toxic element into the rug alongside his dental chair. Mercury is the most poisonous, non-radioactive ...

Summit Family Dentistry hosts Dentistry From The Heart, providing 150+ people ...
Summit Family Dentistry hosts Dentistry From The Heart, providing 150+ people ...

Family Medical Center reopens upgraded dental clinic
WALLA WALLA — Family Medical Center today is reopening of its newly-remodeled dental clinic today. The work replaces 30 year-old equipment and upgrades the clinic's technology. “We're now designed for better work flow and more privacy,” Seth Whitmer ...

Local dentists share tips on keeping baby teeth healthy
Local pediatric dentists say baby teeth have more influence on permanent teeth than parents might realize. Nadine Al-Hammali, pediatric dentist at Kid's Dentistree, an affiliate of Abbeville Dentistry, said many people don't realize the importance of ...

Dental Breakthrough Lessens Need for X-Rays
A technological breakthrough has the power to make dental appointments less intrusive and more pain-free by nixing the need for X-rays and metal probes. The tool, called Spectra, uses ultraviolet light to pinpoint cavities, tooth decay and plaque ...

Fatal Gretna wrecks: 1 victim identified, 2 others awaiting dental comparisons
An autopsy showed the driver and passenger died of blunt-force trauma and thermal injuries, Bone said. Investigators have tentatively identified the victims, but are making using dental records to make a scientific identification, Bone said. Stay with ...

Pediatric dentist leaves genetic research for child dentistry
Nadine Al-Hammali never imagined herself in dentistry or in a position that would bring her in contact with kids. She originally wanted to pursue a career in genetic research. “I just thought it was so cool,” she said. “I just think I like knowing why ...

Redding Dentist: 5 Simple Steps to Preventing 7 Fatal Diseases
In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of ...

Redding Dentist: What is Root Canal?
In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of ...

Swapping the drill for dental lasers
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Studies show up to 40 million Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety and fear, but those with dental phobias have a higher risk of gum disease and tooth loss. Now, lasers are making a visit to the dentist a ...

Reason to Smile: More Iowa Children Expected to See the Dentist
Pediatric dental care is one of the essential benefits under the Affordable Care Act, meaning childhood dental care must be offered, whether it's part of a health plan or as an optional stand-alone. That should help get more children in the chair ...

Dental amalgams safe, UP dentistry school
MANILA, Philippines—No scientific evidence links the use of mercury-containing dental amalgams or fillings with any health condition in spite of findings of high levels of mercury vapor in dental institutions and supply stores nationwide, the dean of ...

Ventura, Calif., Dentist to Speak Thursday at Prestigious Implant Dentistry ...
Ventura, Calif., Dentist to Speak Thursday at Prestigious Implant Dentistry ...

DOH's 'Tooth Fairy' Dental Assistants Recognized for Making Children's First ...
DOH's 'Tooth Fairy' Dental Assistants Recognized for Making Children's First ...

Navajo County residents eligible for discount dental card
That's why you should get an affordable checkup and a cleaning at a local dentist participating in the National Association of Counties (NACo) dental program sponsored by Navajo County. “The discount dental card is easy to use and will save people ...

Dental Group Practice Association Announces New Executive Director
DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dental Group Practice Association (DGPA), a nonprofit industry association representing more than 30 dental support organizations (DSOs), has announced the appointment of Quinn Dufurrena, D.D.S., J.D., ...

Canoga Park Dentist, Dr. Amir Choroomi, Offers Low-Cost Dental Treatments for ...
Canoga Park Dentist, Dr. Amir Choroomi, Offers Low-Cost Dental Treatments for ...

Dr. Bruce Young chooses dentistry over drumming
Dr. Bruce Young said he can remember going to the dentist when he was about 5 or 6 years old to have his first filling. He can still remember the taste of the topical anesthetic. When the dentist gave the shot, it didn't hurt, but in that instant, he ...

Dental age method could help refugee identity
A dental age estimation method developed by Norwegian scientists in the mid-1990s has been put to the test by a University of WA PhD candidate to see how reliable and applicable it is. Shalmira Karkhanis, based at UWA's Centre for Forensic Science, set ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In Lubbock, TX
SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Lubbock, TX on Thursday, March 6. Located at 5607 Slide Road, the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive ...

Aspen Dental Opens New Practice In Tyler, TX
SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Tyler, TX on Thursday, March 6. Located at 4164 South Broadway, the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and ...

Pearly Whites for $299 at Evergreen Family Dental
Dr. Harinder Sandhu, owner of Evergreen Family Dental, believes that a pearly-white smile is beautiful to look at and can greatly improve self-confidence. Dr. Sandhu is offering a special on teeth whitening using the Zoom Whitening System. For a ...

Dental care for those in need available in April
HICKORY — Free dental care will be available in April to men who meet certain financial guidelines. Beginning April 3, Sandy Ridge Baptist Church will host the North Carolina Baptist Men's Dental Bus to help treat men who are unable to pay for dental ...

Lopez Family Dentistry
The dental professionals at Lopez Family Dentistry are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with ...

Did you remember it's Dental Assistants Recognition Week?
Go for flowers, balloons, and/or a banner across or behind the front desk. Recognition that is visible to everyone will make your dental assistants feel especially appreciated. It's also a great way to set the tone for a week of recognition. If it's ...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Involve the whole dental team in marketing ...
Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Involve the whole dental team in marketing ...

The 2014 Yankee Dental report from Baird
We hosted investor meetings at Yankee Dental in Boston and came away believing underlying domestic dental demand remains fairly stable. But with transient 1Q issues to navigate (weather), valuations still high for some (especially ALGN), and near-term ...

Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 column: Medications available to ease anxiety ...
Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 column: Medications available to ease anxiety ...