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1st man licensed as La dental hygienist retires
"I was in Kroger's one day and this little boy ran up to me and recognized me from being the tooth fairy," said the Air Force veteran who became Louisiana's first licensed dental hygienist in 1974. "He said, 'Don't move,' and ran off and brought his ...

Low income? Dental care hard to come by
Middletown resident Janet Greene likes to play a bit of a waiting game when it comes to dental care. She narrowly avoided a $300 root canal a couple of weeks ago, but this time around, her cavities finally caught up with her. Last Wednesday, Greene, 50 ...

Salem-Keizer oral health program to reach middle school
Today marks the first day of school for Salem-Keizer School District students, and for many of them, it's also when high-needs children can access much-needed dental care. Dental health may not immediately strike you as something that directly relates ...

Dr. Calixto Novoa opens new state-of-the-art dental clinic on Sunset
Pictured is the staff of Novoa Dental Associates in the new dental clinic on Sunset Drive. They are (front row) Mirsia Perez, Maria Osorio, Yorling Hurtado, Yelennis Pares, Marisol Tovio, Lourdes Soler, Ana Aragon, Mariela Tomas; and (back row) Dr ...

/Dr. Andrew J. Susuki Dentistry providing state-of the- Art Dental Treatments ...
/Dr. Andrew J. Susuki Dentistry providing state-of the- Art Dental Treatments ...

Free dental care at Risas Dental locations
Risas Dental hosts the event every year and they say they usually see anywhere from 75 to 200 patients at each office on this one day alone. Each patient can receive up to $300 of free dental care. The event will also have food, drinks, music and ...

/Looking for a Pediatric Dentistry? Dr. Andrew J. Susuki, DMD, Family ...
/Looking for a Pediatric Dentistry? Dr. Andrew J. Susuki, DMD, Family ...

Benefits of sedation dentistry
Do you feel anxious and uncomfortable at the thought of visiting the dentist? Does the mere mention of a dental checkup send a shiver down your spine? At the Smile Work Dental Centre in Stouffville, we can help you overcome your nervousness thanks to ...

5.7% CAGR for Global Dental Equipment Market Forecast for 2014-2019
Major factors contributing to dental equipment market growth around the world include the rising aging population, demand for cosmetic dentistry, and dental tourism. Furthermore, new devices are being launched in the market owing to the continuous ...

Lake Land, Delta Dental offer free care for children
MATTOON -- Join the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation and Lake Land College on Sept. 13 for a day of free dental care for children ages 5 and younger. Preventive and diagnostic services such as exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments and X-rays will be ...

Doña Ana Community College dental students gain experience at clinic
LAS CRUCES >> About four dozen Doña Ana Community College dental hygiene and dental assistant students will get hands-on experience serving patients at a student-led, low-cost clinic open to the public. First-year students toured the facility last week ...

Phoenix Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox Launches New Website Design
PHOENIX, AZ, September 01, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Phoenix Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Donald Wilcox is proud to announce he has launched a new cosmetic dentistry website. Dr. Wilcox and his experienced staff launched the site to provide patients with a ...

Dental Management Company Named to Fastest-Growing List Again
Productive Dentist Academy , a dental marketing and dental consulting company based in Washington State , has been named to Inc. Magazine's 5000 list for fastest-growing companies in the United States . This is the third year in a row it has obtained ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Tip of the Week: The Top 8 Factors for Adult Tooth Loss
As well as obviously visiting your dentist for regular check cleanings and also minimizing some of these other risk factors that you may be more in control over such as smoking. So don't be forced to go around looking like you used to play in the NHL ...

Penn College Dental Hygiene Director Elected Chair of Local AHEC Board
Shawn A. Kiser, director of the dental hygiene program at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was recently elected chairman of the board of directors for the Northcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center. “I'm excited to work with Shawn as our ...

Plaintiff Wins $2.8 Million Verdict Against Dental Company in DeKalb
A 33-year-old mother of four who alleged in a dental malpractice lawsuit filed in DeKalb County State Court that shoddy work by a drug-addicted dentist ruined her teeth has won a $2.8 million verdict against the dentist's employer after a rare ...

Putting Teeth In Health Reform For Those With Dental Needs
Charlotte, NC, United States (KaiserHealth) – When hundreds of desperate dental patients converge on the Charlotte Convention Center next week, it will be a testament to civic generosity and systemic failure. Over the past decade, North Carolina's ...

Shwedel Dental offers choice of free cleaning, filling or extraction at ...
Shwedel Dental offers choice of free cleaning, filling or extraction at ...

Free dental care available Saturday
Free dental care will be provided from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aspen's Lincoln location at 4960 O St., but patients must schedule appointments in advance by calling 844-234-9031. Spaces is limited. In attempting to help as many people as possible, Aspen ...

Dentists Recommend Candy With Alternate Sweetening Substance
BOSTON (CBS) – Dentists are often telling their patients to avoid too much candy and sweets to prevent tooth decay, but that could soon change. As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, there's one type of candy that dentists may now be recommending for optimal ...

Timber Dental Clinic / Kohki Hiranuma Architect & Associates
From the architect. The location became a Housing Expo at around 90 years ago as its quiet ambience remains from the inherited residential surroundings. However, after 11 months of research and analysing the environment, the convenience of people was ...

Dental hygienist accused of sexually assaulting 8-year-old patient
A dental hygienist is to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of assaulting an 8-year-old boy at a Garden Grove dental office. Luis David Hidalgovillalta, 20, of Anaheim was charged Tuesday with one felony count of committing lewd acts on a child under ...

No Medicare dental care for seniors
In response to the article on dental care in Delaware, Medicare and supplemental insurance also do not provide for dental care for seniors. There are places to apply for care, but there are income limits. I tried Nemours Senior Health Care and its ...

Is Your Big Shot Dentist a Phony??
On Thursday, August 28th, Attorney General Schneiderman announced the arrests of sham dentists charged with treating patients without a license at Brooklyn clinics. Attorney General police barged into two dental offices on Wednesday, August 27th, ...

Delta Dental Launches Hispanic Dental Wellness and Education Initiative in ...
Delta Dental Launches Hispanic Dental Wellness and Education Initiative in ...

Brident Dental & Orthodontics Announces Grand Opening of Office in Harlingen
HARLINGEN, Texas , Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics announced the opening of an office in Harlingen , located at 1208 South Expressway 83, Suite B, providing a full-range of dental and orthodontic services to patients in the ...

Free dental clinic in Charlotte expected to treat 2500
The NCMOM-Charlotte clinic will operate nearly 100 dental chairs for 36 straight hours, and still needs additional volunteers, from dental and medical professionals to community volunteers who can help escort patients, provide translation, set up ...

Get More Students Interested in Dentistry
Just a few years ago, in 2010, about 80 percent of the incoming class at West Virginia University's School of Dentistry was Mountain State residents. But the number of West Virginians entering the school this year is just 27, or about 45 percent of the ...

Cincinnatians report wide gaps in dental care
About one-third of adults in Greater Cincinnati said that they thought they needed dental care sometime in the previous 12 months but didn't get it or delayed going to the dentist. “Many of the same groups that report fair or poor oral health are also ...

Novi High grad joins local dental practice
I feel very fortunate to have this opportunity," said Dunwell, who grew up in Novi and has now returned to Dr. R. Peter Maly's dental office on Meadowbrook Road – this time it's as a fellow dentist. Now Dr. Dunwell, he returned to Novi last month to ...

Birmingham company is a worldwide leader in dental implant technology
I recently took a tour of BioHorizons: a fast-growing, vertically integrated, medical device company specializing in dental implants, born and raised right here in Birmingham, Alabama. The company was founded in 1994 by Carl E. Misch, DDS; Martha Bidez ...

Emerald Coast Dentistry Hosts Digital Dentistry Roadshow
Emerald Coast Dentistry is proud to announce a new opportunity for dental professionals. Dr. Erin Sutton and Dr. Thomas Hills of Emerald Coast Dentistry, along with Henry Schein Dental, are hosting a CAD/CAM and Digital Dentistry Roadshow. On Friday ...

Emerald Coast Dentistry Hosts Digital Dentistry Roadshow
On Friday, Oct. 3, attendees will join the doctors to learn about the latest advancements in digital dentistry and CAD/CAM technology. This will include the latest in Intraoral scanning technology, the latest advancements working with labs and/or ...

BUSINESS BEAT: Open house Friday for Coldwater dental office of Dr Matthew ...
BUSINESS BEAT: Open house Friday for Coldwater dental office of Dr Matthew ...

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

Just Wright Dental: Family Dentistry with State-of-the-Art Technology
It's that idea that Wright has built his practice around and the reason his patients don't dread a visit to the dentist. “I want to get to know every patient on a personal basis,” he said. “In doing so, I have made many life-long friendships, but I've ...

Settlement reached in dental death of Oahu girl, 3
HONOLULU — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit by the family of a 3-year-old girl who went into a coma during a dental procedure in Kailua and later died. Hawaii News Now ( (link) B3zYu ) reported Wednesday terms of the settlement between ...

Lawsuit settled over girl's dentist office death
HONOLULU — A lawsuit by the family of a 3-year-old Hawaii girl who died after suffering a heart attack during a dental procedure has been settled. Hawaii News Now ( (link) B3zYu ) reported Wednesday that terms of the settlement between Finley ...

Dentistry in the dark days before novocaine
Hunter spoke with medical historian Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris and National Museum of Dentistry curator (and dentist) Scott Swank, who regaled him with stories about how early dentists thought tooth worms caused tooth decay, and how early dentures were ...

Free dental services for Freedom Day USA
The second annual Freedom Day USA is coming up, when businesses across the country join together to provide free services to active military personnel, their immediate families and veterans. The idea behind the movement is to show appreciation and say ...

Take fear factor out of fillings with sedation dentistry
That is where sedation dentistry comes in. Patients are treated with an intravenous drug similar to valium. They are still awake, but don't really know what's going on. It's much safer than general anaesthetic - the patient just needs to be medically ...

Mark Yamakawa named CEO of Hawaii Dental Service
Kurren will remain at the dental insurer to help with the leadership transition until she retires in December. Yamakawa has been with The Queen's Health Systems, parent company of The Queen's Medical Center, for nearly 30 years starting as a senior ...

Family of Hawaii toddler who died after dental work settles suit
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Relatives of a 3-year-old Hawaii girl who suffered brain injuries and died after undergoing a dental procedure that went awry late last year have settled the malpractice lawsuit brought in the case, the family's lawyer said on ...

Maryland Dentistry Practice Up for Nomination as Best General Dentist in Best ...
Maryland Dentistry Practice Up for Nomination as Best General Dentist in Best ...

Trenton dentist receives Academy of General Dentistry's Fellowship Award
The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To earn this prestigious honor, Patel completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a ...

Fort Washington dentist hosts community day
Most dentists recommend brushing and flossing for healthy teeth, but pediatric dentist Tanek Jenkins says games, food and free entertainment can help too. Jenkins, 41, of Fort Washington will host her fourth annual back-to-school community day from ...

Dental Work? How does pain free sound with Advanced Family Dental ...
Dental Work? How does pain free sound with Advanced Family Dental ...

Tazewell County resubmits funding application for dental school project
Tazewell County officials have submitted an amended grant application to the Virginia Tobacco Commission for the proposed Bluefield College School of Dental Medicine project. Following a joint closed-door executive session meeting Wednesday evening ...

Bull Valley Dentistry Offers Cosmetic Looking White Fillings
If this is something you see in your mouth Bull Valley Dentistry can help. Given the opportunity to make a fully informed choice, our experience is that the vast majority of today's dental patients will choose the white fillings. There are several ...

Meuhedet's dental clinics to close starting Sundeay over labor dispute
Starting on Sunday, the dental clinics of Meuhedet Health Services will be closed due to the beginning of a strike, the Histadrut's health institutions unit announced on Thursday. The labor federation said that the strike is the culmination of ...