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Oklahoma company Ocean Dental agrees to pay $5.05M fraud settlement
Ocean Dental spokeswoman Erin Leitsch said, “This issue arose with respect to a dentist who has not worked at Ocean Dental since 2010. Ocean Dental is glad to get the matter resolved, and we will continue to carry out our mission of providing ...

Bringing brighter smiles
WILLIAMSON - A dentist's office on wheels will soon be seen again at Mingo County Schools. The mobile dentist is an innovative outreach program that is school based and brings dental care directly to the students school. The program goal is to provide ...

Study: Runners more likely to develop dental problems
A small study published in June in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports shows that physically active people, especially runners, have a higher risk of dental erosion. Researchers compared the diets of 35 tri-athletes to 35 people ...

Dentistry for Kids breaks ground on new facility
Pilipovich has specialized in pediatric dentistry for infants, children, adolescents and special needs children in Terre Haute and its surrounding communities at his current facility located at 800 Poplar St. since 1991. As a pediatric dentist, he ...

Smudde Dentistry Holds Halloween Candy Buyback For Troops
Smudde Dentistry Holds Halloween Candy Buyback Event For Troops. “We've been trying to pair up having less candy and less dental problems with trying to help the military,” said Dr. Kelly Smudde. “The kids have been writing the most beautiful thank you ...

Trouble affording dental care? Where to find it ...
Trouble affording dental care? Where to find it ...

Needing dental care, Tucsonans line up overnight
Medicare, which is government insurance for seniors, does not include dental coverage, and fewer than 1 percent of the health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act's federal marketplaces include adult dental care, the national Children's Dental ...

Ardmore native gains worldwide notoriety for dental implant business
Ardmore native gains worldwide notoriety for dental implant business. Ron Bulard decided in the seventh grade he wanted to be a dentist and specialize in dental implants. The specialty took off in the mid-'80s, after he graduated dental school. by ...

Dental therapists could be part of solution
Their letters demonstrate a lack of understanding of the social and economic determinants of access to care. We do have a public health dental clinic system which provides discounted emergency and routine treatment, but the system is inadequate to meet ...

Let's expand access to dental care
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — On the weekend of October 24-25th, 157 volunteer dentists from across the state gathered at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho to provide $1.3 million in free dental care at the state's largest philanthropic event, the New ...

The nation's first nonprofit dental provider operates clinics in Bould
But living on only one income — and that income well below the poverty line — meant there was no money to spend on a dentist. Then last March, Jessica's mother heard about Give Kids A Smile, an American Dental Association program that provides dental ...

Smiles amid sadness at free Sonoma dental clinic
At Altimira Middle School, where the dental clinic operates in the staff parking lot. Principal Will Deeths was among those honoring the late dentist. Students, including former patients, planted a Gravenstein apple tree in Garza's memory, a sapling ...

Center for Cosmetic Dentistry set to give back to veterans
THE STAFF AT THE Center for Cosmetic Dentistry are planning to help veterans through free fillings, extraction and cleanings on Friday, Nov. 7, at their office at 415 25th St., beside Bender Realty. slideshow. The Center for Cosmetic Dentistry on 25th ...

Dental Office Collecting Halloween Candy for Troops
After a week of collecting candy, the dental office sends it to Operation Gratitude in California. Through the program, care packages, which include the donated candy and other items, are sent to U.S. military personnel throughout the country and those ...

Duplessis Primary first graders learn dentistry
Duplessis Primary first graders are extending their learning beyond the classroom walls! First graders in Ms. Guillaume's class had a special visit from Smile Stars Pediatric Dentistry where Jeremiah the Frog taught them all about the importance of ...

Dentistry
Answer: There are two basis bleaches used in dentistry to whiten teeth: hydrogen peroxide and carbanide peroxide. The Crest system is hydrogen peroxide bleach and the CRA studies say that it has an 80% rating. Therefore it is about equal to the systems ...

A guide to finding affordable dental care
Dear Savvy Senior: I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired. Where can retirees find affordable dental care? — Need a Dentist. Dear Need: Finding affordable dental care can be challenging for seniors living on a ...

Fund-raising goal met for 2015 Missions of Mercy dental clinic; focus now on ...
Fund-raising goal met for 2015 Missions of Mercy dental clinic; focus now on ...

Dentists providing veterans free dental care
Both Dr. Derringer and Dr. McGlone will be available to address any dental problems the veterans have, and to provide any urgent treatment that is needed. Space is limited and is by appointment only on a first-come, first-served basis. The office is ...

Trinity becomes model for Cleveland dental clinic
Dr. James Ohlsson is a dentist in Cleveland who has been working toward that goal for months now. He and wife Kelly came to Trinity back in August 2013 to see its operation and ask questions as they seek to start their office that will provide low-cost ...

Savvy Senior: Dental options for seniors can be limited
While original Medicare (Part A and B) and Medicare supplemental policies do not cover routine dental care, there are some Medicare Advantage (Part C) plans that do. Many of these plans, which are sold through private insurance companies, cover dental ...

Bull Valley Dentistry Explains how Myofascial Therapy for the Treatment of ...
Bull Valley Dentistry Explains how Myofascial Therapy for the Treatment of ...

Free Monroe dental clinic offers service with a smile
Dr. Jeffery Young and his team at Kuras Dental Health Associates in Monroe spent hours Saturday scraping plaque, pulling teeth and treating cavities to help to fill that void. The office threw open its doors to offer free dental procedures to members ...

Dentistry From the Heart Offering Free Dental Services
... service day on November 15th called "Dentistry From the Heart." Baldwin Dental Group in Madisonville, Kentucky will be hosting a free dental service day on November 15th called "Dentistry From the Heart." Registration starts at 7:30am and lasts ...

'Free Dental Day' for veterans
Braydich Dental hosts a "Dentistry from the Heart" event on an annual basis where they provide free dental care to uninsured local residents. Over the past four years, the office has provided nearly $150,000 worth of free care through these events. Due ...

Dental office offers free care
A local dental office is holding a free dental care day for community members who may not otherwise have the means to receive basic or routine care. From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, Deer Creek Dental in O'Fallon, Missouri will offer either ...

Ebola virus precautions at the dental office
Due to the recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, dentists have been advised by the American Dental Association (ADA) to include a travel history in their routine medical history work-up. Any persons who have been to the West African ...

Beloved Mobile dentist retires after 60 years on the job - Press-Register
Berger first became interested in dentistry during his second year of college at the University of Alabama. In 1954, he graduated as part of the university's school of dentistry's third graduating class. Upon graduation, Berger was sworn in as an ...

Police hope dental records will identify driver killed in fiery crash after ...
Police hope dental records will identify driver killed in fiery crash after ...

Affordable dental care available
Finding affordable dental care can be challenging for seniors living on a tight budget. Most retirees lose their dental insurance after leaving the workplace and original Medicare does not cover cleaning, fillings or dentures. While there's no one ...

exocad(R) acquires Sensable(R) Dental assets to provide industry-leading CAD ...
exocad(R) acquires Sensable(R) Dental assets to provide industry-leading CAD ...

Stillwater-based dental clinic reaches Medicaid settlement
Federal and state prosecutors said Friday they had alleged that Stillwater-based Ocean Dental, which operates clinics throughout the Oklahoma and six other states, submitted false Medicaid claims for work that was either never performed or billed at ...

Local dentistry is willing to buy your Halloween candy
Leah Fay of the Children's Dentistry of Chicopee told 22News, “Too much candy is a bad thing for their teeth, so we thought that this was a good idea to give some candy back to us and it's going to go to the military troops, so it kind of brings a ...

OHI's mobile dental unit to visit Head Start in November
Dr. Theresa Berger, CEO of Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI) has announced that the OHI mobile medical unit will be stopping at several local Head Start program sites to conduct dental exams specifically for the children participating in Head Start ...

Dental Expert's Suit Against Lawyers Revived
A dental expert's dismissed breach-of-contract case against the attorneys who hired him for a dental malpractice action has been revived by the state Superior Court. In Morris v. Martin, a three-judge panel reversed the Allegheny County trial court's ...

School of Dental Medicine Goes Digital with Sirona Dental Systems, Inc ...
School of Dental Medicine Goes Digital with Sirona Dental Systems, Inc ...

News Photo: Dentistry buys back mounds of candy for US troops
Jenna Ryano brought in 8 pounds of candy to Dr. Hani Eid at the Happy Kids Dentistry and Orthopedics office in Longview on Monday night. Happy Kids Dentistry will ship the candy it collects overseas to U.S. troops. Children received $1 for each pound ...

See dentist before there's a problem
Most people think of their teeth like they do the roof on their home; they don't unless they have a problem. In fact, there are a lot of similarities between a roof and teeth. • People don't call for help unless there is a perceived problem and if ...

Prevention takes bite out of the dentist - Daily News
Now, please understand, I like dentists. Why, some of my best friends are dentists and even several of my relatives are dentists, and my dentist is great. But we have all had the experience of dental visits that left something to be desired. When you ...

The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund Recognizes Outstanding ...
The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund Recognizes Outstanding ...

Self-Developing an Integrated EHR/Electronic Dental Record: La Clinica's Bold ...
Self-Developing an Integrated EHR/Electronic Dental Record: La Clinica's Bold ...

Macon dentistry helps troops through candy program
Macon dentistry helps troops through candy program. By Associated Press. 11/04/2014 12:52 PM. If you want to help those in the military, you can trade in your Halloween candy to aid the troops. MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - For a dollar a pound, kids ...

State dentistry board member who faces discipline, Matt Tripp, resigns at ... - The Oregonian
State dentistry board member who faces discipline, Matt Tripp, resigns at ...

Dental office buys Halloween candy
LIMA — Children can now trade candy, and potential cavities, for money. Lima Dental Associates, Operation Gratitude and The Blue Star Mothers of America are hosting a program to buy back Halloween candy from local children. The dental office will pay ...

Temporary closure of Elko Family Medical and Dental Center
In the interim, medical patients are being treated at Nevada Health Centers' Carlin Community Health Center, located at 310 Memory Lane. Dental services are being provided on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile (dental van), located in the parking lot of ...

Bringing brighter smiles
WILLIAMSON - A dentist's office on wheels will soon be seen again at Mingo County Schools. The mobile dentist is an innovative outreach program that is school based and brings dental care directly to the students school. The program goal is to provide ...

Free Fairplex dental clinic set Nov. 21-22
The California Dental Association Foundation and California Dental Association will hold free dental care clinic on Nov. 21-22 at Fairplex. The program, “CDA Cares,” will begin both days at 5:30 a.m. at Fairplex Building 4. The California Dental ...

Free dental services for veterans offered Nov. 11
“This event is a great opportunity for us to share our time and resources, and say thank you to the veterans in our community,” said Dr. Ashwathanarayana. “Our team is committed to lifetime dental care because good oral health is integral to overall ...

Cigna Dental Insurance Study: Americans Need to Pay More Attention to ...
Cigna Dental Insurance Study: Americans Need to Pay More Attention to ...

Giant Steps gets $4000 grant from Delta Dental
The grant will be used to host a training workshop for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants on making a dental visit a positive experience for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, according to a news release. The goal of the workshop is ...