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Woman faces charges for practicing unlicensed dentistry
WAUKESHA (WITI) — A Waukesha woman has been charged with child abuse and could face prison time for practicing dentistry without a license. Police say she was putting braces on children, using her living room as an office. Authorities say one adult ...

Waukesha woman accused of performing dentistry without a license
A 36-year-old Waukesha woman has been charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court with physical abuse of a child, a felony, and practicing dentistry without a license after she improperly installed braces on a 13-year-old boy inside her home. The boy ...

High-tech teeth: Dentistry is going digital
Suffer a cracked or broken tooth and your dentist is likely to recommend a crown, a custom-fitted cap to cover it and restore the tooth's shape, strength and appearance. Traditionally that meant having a model of the tooth and surrounding area made ...

Free dentistry event draws crowd at Cleveland Family Dentistry
Free dentistry event draws crowd at Cleveland Family Dentistry. Dr. Vic Uhrenholdt, DDS, of Cleveland Family Dentistry, saw patients throughout the day on Friday, April 4, when his office hosted the Dentistry From the Event. Free dentistry event draws ...

Waukesha woman charged with illegal dentistry
DESPITE THOSE TIES, THE JUDGE TOLD AUGILERA SHE'S NOT ALLOWED TO DO ANY MORE FAKE DENTAL WORK OR HAVE ANY DENTISTRY TOOLS. THEMA-"AGUILERA WAS ALSO INSTRUCTED NOT TO HAVE ANY CONTACT WITH THE ...

Free dentistry date announced by Horizon Dental Care
REGION - On Saturday, April 26th from 8 a.m. Until 2 p.m., both Horizon Dental Care locations will provide free dentistry to anyone that needs it. If you do not have insurance or you simply cannot afford high quality dentistry, they will take care of ...

Woman accused of practicing unlicensed dentistry faces restrictions
Pieper also prohibited the 36-year-old Waukesha woman from possessing any specialized dentistry tools or equipment and scheduled a May 1 preliminary hearing on the charges. Aguilera, also known as Noemi Lares, improperly installed braces on a ...

IU dental professor elected to leadership post in American Dental Education ...
IU dental professor elected to leadership post in American Dental Education ...

Inside Fort Polk: DENTAC on cutting edge of modern dentistry with CAD-CAM
Capt. Brian Slighly, a prosthodontist at Chesser Dental Clinic, U.S. Army Dental Activity, is part of the improvements made in patient care over the past several months. He has aided in the implementation of a technology called CAD-CAM: Computer ...

Mouthwash And Poor Dental Hygiene May Up The Risk Of Oral Cancer
Recent research on oral cancer made headlines — and raised concerns — when scientists reported that poor dental hygiene and excessive use of mouthwash containing alcohol could increase the risk of the disease. Each year, some 40,000 Americans ...

VIRAL: LSU School of Dentistry Rocks in This Teeth Cleaning Parody of "Can't ...
VIRAL: LSU School of Dentistry Rocks in This Teeth Cleaning Parody of "Can't ...

Studio Z Dental in Louisville, CO, Pursues Prestigious Eco Dentistry ...
Studio Z Dental in Louisville, CO, Pursues Prestigious Eco Dentistry ...

Premier Access Insurance sells to New York employee benefits company
The Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America has entered an agreement to buy Premier Access Insurance Co., a Sacramento-based company that serves over 5,000 employers, operates 18 dental centers and provides dental insurance to more than 634,000 ...

For poor kids, fewer dentists, but a pilot program offers hope
Mireya Rodriguez, a dental hygienist, administers temporary fillings to four-year-old Erika Ruiz at a pre-school in Culver City. Hygienists aren't usually allowed to give temporary fillings, but Rodriguez is part of a pilot project testing whether ...

Inside Fort Polk: DENTAC on cutting edge of modern dentistry with CAD-CAM
Capt. Brian Slighly, a prosthodontist at Chesser Dental Clinic, U.S. Army Dental Activity, is part of the improvements made in patient care over the past several months. He has aided in the implementation of a technology called CAD-CAM: Computer ...

Penn Dental
As one of the oldest university-affiliated dental institutions in the country, the School of Dental Medicine has long been considered a leader in the education and training of clinicians, researchers, and academics who advance the field of dentistry ...

'Mission of Mercy' to Hold Free Anchorage Dental Clinic
Described as the “the largest humanitarian effort ever undertaken in Alaska,” the two-day Mission of Mercy clinic brings together more than 1,500 dental professional and community members. Among them are 238 dentists who are volunteering to provide ...

Committee Approves, Helps Frame Medical-Loss Ratio for Dental Insurers
An Assembly committee yesterday approved a bill requiring dental insurance companies to spend a specified percentage of premiums on dental care. Current law requires other health insurers to meet medical-loss ratio standards -- in most cases to spend ...

Missing Columbia Dental School Student Reportedly Attempted Suicide Before ...
Missing Columbia Dental School Student Reportedly Attempted Suicide Before ...

Dental Mission Does A Mouthful
One of the glaring divides between the haves and have-nots in this country is dental care. Millions of Americans — 180 million by one estimate — do not receive dental care. Fifty percent of adults over age 30 have some level of gum disease, and 1 in ...

Missouri Medicaid may restore adult dental care
The Senate Appropriations Committee agreed Wednesday to include an additional $48 million of federal and state money in next year's Medicaid budget for dental care. The House previously approved the same amount, although there are differences ...

Many local ER patients have dental issues
A study published April 1 in the Journal of the American Dental Association reported that 1 percent of emergency room visits nationwide from 2008 to 2010 included a diagnosis of dental injury or disease. One hundred and one of those patients died while ...

Mo. Medicaid may restore adult dental care
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Hundreds of thousands of low-income adults appear likely to regain dental coverage through Missouri's Medicaid program, nearly a decade after the benefits were eliminated in a cost-cutting move. A Missouri Senate panel agreed ...

Colorado Springs Dentist Provides A Variety Of Cosmetic Treatments
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, April 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A leader in laser dentistry, Dr. Jonathan Hill also continues to provide his patients with many different cosmetic dental options to his patients. Anyone in the Colorado Springs, CO area that ...

New Bern Dentist Calms Patients Fears With Sedation Dentistry
NEW BERN, NC, April 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To improve his patients' care, Dr. Andrew Mylander provides his patients with sedation dentistry options so that they can rest easy at their next appointment. The availability of sedation dentistry ...

Southern Indiana Dental Marketing Expert Speaks at Prestigious Dental Seminar
Colin Receveur, founder and CEO of SmartBox Web Marketing in New Albany, Ind., will educate more than 300 of the nation's top dentists about how to maximize their web-marketing efforts during a presentation Thursday, April 10, in Destin, Fla. Receveur ...

Dentist Talks CEREC and The Advantages For Cosmetic Dentistry In Fenton, MO
"If we are speaking about CEREC, it has significantly changed the field of dentistry. There is no question about it. CEREC increases the integrity of the dental crown's fit and appearance. It's a really good product without the long wait, which makes ...

Honolulu, HI Dentist Receives Top Kudos From Honolulu Magazine
HONOLULU, HI, April 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Stephanie Wong dedicates her time and efforts to ensure each patient walks out of her office with a healthy, happy smile. Because of her top-notch dentistry techniques and caring demeanor, Dr. Wong ...

Louisville Veneers Dentist Increases Interaction With Patients
LOUISVILLE, KY, April 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- To improve patient communication and interaction, Dr. James Howell, a Louisville cosmetic dentistry specialist, is pleased to offer an extended social network. With the launch of his practice's ...

Prosthodontists: HPV Is Changing the Face of Oral Cancer Patients
According to the American College of Prosthodontists, a prosthodontist is a specialized dentist with advanced training in oral health issues. They are committed to improving patient results with all dental care. Additional training for prosthodontists ...

Woodland Hills Top Cosmetic Dentists in India Today to Provide Training
Two of Ventura's top implant dentists will travel to India next week as part of an ongoing educational initiative. Prosthodontists Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute will participate in a two-day, hands-on program ...

Why does communication sometimes fail in the dental practice?
Communication is a complex process, and the level of understanding varies from person to person. Many times failed communication leads to a strained relationship between a dentist and his or her patients. Strong communication with patients is essential ...

Millcreek dentist agrees to rehab in painkiller case
The lack of an upfront guilty plea will benefit Mahoney as he seeks reinstatement with the state Board of Dentistry, which suspended his license in December, a month after a drug agent charged him. He has been in treatment since August, according to ...

Clearing the fog of digital dentistry
When I returned from the Chicago Midwinter meetings, and specifically the AED and the AAFP, it became obvious to me that there is a lack of understanding about the processes or workflow in digital dentistry. I thought it would be worth some time to ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Hosts Free Adult and Children's Dental Screening at ...
MEDIA ADVISORY: UCSF Hosts Free Adult and Children's Dental Screening at ...

Guardian Does It for the Kids: Acquires Dental Carrier Premier Access
New York-based GuardianLife Insurance Co. of America, which was founded pre-Civil War, will acquire Premier Access Insurance Co., a dental benefits provider that was started in Sacramento, California, by a single dentist in 1989. The deal, announced ...

U of R School of Medicine and Dentistry awarded $3-million for flu study
Three-million dollars – that's how much researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry were awarded to study the flu. Over the next year, university scientists will study how our immune systems respond to flu viruses and ...

Police arrest man accused of practicing dentistry on revoked license
Montoya reportedly continued practicing dentistry with the revoked license and Montoya was arrested at his office at 2407 Yandell Dr., police said. He was booked into the county jail and faces six counts of Dentistry Act violation. His bail totaled $30 ...

Mobile dental treatment offered for city school students
“Every other month.” “That's the other thing — those Monster drinks,” said Valencia Clark, dental hygienist and teacher for Zanesville City Schools. Clark works in the mobile dental lab provided to students for free by the school. She and her ...

Mobile dental treatment offered for city schools students
Clark works in the mobile dental lab provided to students for free by the school. She and her colleagues have seen kids in kindergarten through high school who have never had a cavity. But for most, the age range is susceptible to greater tooth decay ...

Jeff Snider Selected For "Top Dentists 2014"
About Jeff Snider: a short profile by and about the honoree: Experienced, friendly and competent dentistry, Mainline dentist Dr. Jeff Snider has been helping people improve their smiles and restore their mouths to full health and function for over 25 ...

Local Dental Offices Offer Free Clinic
Dr. Anitta Barnabas of Redbird Dental Care, Dr. Mo Nkutu-Kirunda of Dental Group of Bloomington, Dr. Brandon Piper of Affordable Dentistry Today, Dr. Venu Maturi of Bloomington Smile Center, Dr. Bharat Kundnani of Hershey Plaza Dental Center and ...

Missouri Medicaid Could Include Adult Dental Care
Children and pregnant mothers already receive dental benefits through medicaid, but coverage for the majority of adults was cut back in 2005. "It would make a huge impact not only for the patients we see in our doors right now but for the community ...

Accounted For: School Dental Clinic In House Springs Gets Students Smiling
Since November, cabinets that once stored lab kits became home to equipment for a full-service dental clinic operated under a partnership between Comtrea, a nonprofit community health organization, and the Northwest School District. “When I sat down, ...

Clifton dentists named tops in state
Clifton native Dr. Glenn Gorab and his partner Dr. Christopher Marsh, of Randolph were honored by being named one of New Jersey's top dentists. The polling institute at Monmouth University recently sent ballots to the states' licensed practicing ...

Patients from across Alaska line up and wait for 'Mission of Mercy' free ...
Patients from across Alaska line up and wait for 'Mission of Mercy' free ...

CI Dentistry Launches a Smile Campaign as Everyone Smiles in the Same ...
CI Dentistry Launches a Smile Campaign as Everyone Smiles in the Same ...

Dental Implants Dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, Compares Dental Implants to Bridges
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, compares dental implants to bridges as more patients consider the latter option for replacing missing teeth. Although dental bridges offer permanent tooth ...

Local Dental Office Increasing Providers and Procedures Offered in Fremont ...
Local Dental Office Increasing Providers and Procedures Offered in Fremont ...

Dental practice moving to Little Road
Few other clues remain of the Wendy's as construction workers expanded upon the restaurant building with 2,300 square feet to make it into the dental practice with 6,500 square feet. In addition to his practice, Monticciolo will base the Dental Care ...