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Non-profit's trailer containing medical, dental supplies has been stolen ...
Non-profit's trailer containing medical, dental supplies has been stolen ...

PIMS to have dentistry hospital and dental college
The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved the establishment of a dentistry hospital and dental college at the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU). The project will be completed at a cost of Rs1.36 billion, the Vice ...

Coroner: Seneca dentist dies in bicycle accident
Lee started practicing dentistry in 1986 and moved to Seneca in 1988 to continue his career. Lee and his wife, Kat, opened Grace Dentistry in 1993. He preached teamwork at the office. Bohner worked with Lee for seven years and all of his employees ...

Travel tip: Why dental floss is a must-pack
I wish I could say it's because my dental hygiene is so very important to me that I want to keep my good habits going on the road. This of course would be a lie. Just ask my dentist. But dental floss almost always comes in handy. On a recent road trip ...

Community businesses join dentists to provide free dental work
About 80 people braved a chilly rain to join Maslanka and Kotelnicki at Sunshine Dentistry's annual free event, “Dentistry from the Heart,” an event organized by Dr. Eric Thomas, owner, and supported by businesses through the area. On that day, Thomas ...

Kingwood Dentistry to host Spring Car Show in Kingwood
Dr. Scott Mosby DDS, of Kingwood Dentistry, has a passion for old cars that began in high school. “My great-grandmother bought a brand new Chevrolet in 1957,” Mosby said. “When I was in high school, I inherited the car. So, that's really what got me ...

First Choice Dental offering free oral cancer screenings during April
Starting today, First Choice Dental will be offering free oral cancer screenings for anyone over 18 at their 9 locations. They're not only hoping to raise awareness, but potentially save a life. "More than 40,000 people per year are diagnosed with some ...

Camp Smile kids dental clinic opens in Excelsior (Photos)
Pediatric dentistry practice Camp Smile will open a clinic Wednesday designed by a firm best known for its work in the restaurant industry: Shea Inc. The Excelsior clinic features TVs above dentist chairs and iPads in the waiting room to keep kids ...

Dentist's office offers care for those in need
MOREHEAD CITY — Johnson Family Dentistry of Morehead City is continuing its effort to provide dental care for those who otherwise struggle to afford such care. During the past two years, Dr. Clark Johnson and his team have helped a number of county ...

Coroner investigators enter office of local dentist
BAKERSFIELD, CA- Coroner's investigators were on scene Wednesday morning at the Stockdale Tower office of Dr. Robert Tupac in southwest Bakersfield where a body was discovered around 7:25 a.m., according to BPD Det. Justin Lewis. The individual ...

Goodwin's Dental Hygiene Clinic hosts 'Give Kids a Smile' day
Dental hygiene students clean patients' teeth, remove plaque, give fluoride treatments and administer X-rays, if needed. A dentist checks their work each step of the way, and more than one visit is needed to complete certain procedures. Nutrition ...

Dr. Josh Smilow Opens Smilow Family Dentistry in Springfield
Completing three months in his new practice, Dr. Josh Smilow, DMD, is proud of all that Smilow Family Dentistry has to offer. Knowing that many people don't enjoy going to the dentist, he makes a special effort to meet the needs of his patients. “My ...

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 ...

City school students provided free dental screenings
Dental experts said it's the most common chronic childhood disease. The Colgate Dental Van pulled into east Baltimore Wednesday to provide free screenings and education to the students of Henderson-Hopkins Partnership School. The van travels six days ...

Dr. Robert Tupac found dead in dentist's office
If it was Tupac's body in his office, the death would add another tragic twist to a life filled with them, including the mysterious death of Tupac's wife, the filing of more than a dozen lawsuits against him and a debilitating car accident in the ...

AZ dentists face no practice limits once licensed; Dentists warn untrained ...
AZ dentists face no practice limits once licensed; Dentists warn untrained ...

Laurel Regional Hospital opens doors to pediatric dentists
Lailah had her dental work done at Laurel as part of a new program that allows pediatric dentists to use the hospital's operating room rather than their own offices for their younger, more high-risk patients and more complex cases. Doing so gives the ...

Only on ABC-7: Dental clinics ordered to pay multimillion dollar settlement
A news release issued by the legal firm representing the whistleblower, a former human resources director, claimed Smile Magic performed unnecessary or excessive dental services on young children and billed Medicaid for the work. The whistleblower also ...

Dwyer High club collects dental supplies for needy kids
The 40 students who are part of the William T. Dwyer High School Future Doctors and Dentists of America Club decided this past year that they wanted to help those less fortunate who might not have access to medical and dental care, which is why they ...

Nanoparticles provide novel way to apply drugs to dental plaque
(Nanowerk News) Therapeutic agents intended to reduce dental plaque and prevent tooth decay are often removed by saliva and the act of swallowing before they can take effect. But a team of researchers has developed a way to keep the drugs from being ...

Dentistry at Laurel Regional Hospital
Dentistry at Laurel Regional Hospital. Dr. Jerry Casper and Dr. Keith Camper work with dental patients that require use of the operation rooms at Laurel Regional Hospital in Laurel on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (Video by Jen Rynda/ Baltimore Sun Media ...

“Family Dentistry”: The Texas Center for Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Keeps it ...
“Family Dentistry”: The Texas Center for Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry Keeps it ...

Portland: Stolen Trailer Of Medical, Dental Equipment Found
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland say a stolen trailer containing medical and dental equipment that a nonprofit organization uses to treat people in need has been found. Sgt. Pete Simpson says the officers acting on a tip found it abandoned ...

South Charlotte Dentistry Offers Dental Insurance Guide
Charlotte, NC, April 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finding the best insurance for dental health care can be tricky. South Charlotte Dentistry helps their patients decipher insurance plans and offers advice in choosing an insurance company. "Dental ...

Hayward: Free children's dental clinic at Chabot College
HAYWARD -- Children can get free dental cleanings, screenings and fluoride varnish at Chabot College's "Give Kids a Smile" on April 11. At last year's event, 17 children received dental treatments valued at more than $4,000. The treatments and exams ...

New laser technology used in Flathead dentistry
But experts at the Academy of Laser Dentistry said only 20 to 25% of dentists use lasers, although the number is going up each year. Officials said lasers tend to cost about $40,000 -- minimum. Drills only cost around $600. Clinicians claim the idea is ...

Metro dentistry helping patients with Autism, recognizing World Autism ...
Metro dentistry helping patients with Autism, recognizing World Autism ...

Dental bill gets initial approval from full Senate
The Senate is poised to pass a bill to license mid-level dental practitioners, after voting 18-10 Thursday to give the bill preliminary approval. The bill, S.20, is scheduled for a final vote Friday. If it were to become law Vermont would be just the ...

Algonquin dentist helps kids with free cleanings, screenings
Dental hygienist Alison Clemmons, of Geneva cleans the teeth of Julianna Valdez, 10, of Carpentersville, Thursday at All Smiles Dental in Algonquin Thursday. Children from the Boys and Girls Club of Dundee Township received free cleanings and ...

AZ lawmakers approve bill to make all dental board discipline available online
PHOENIX – The Arizona legislature has passed a bill that requires new dental professionals to pass background checks before obtaining a license and repeals a state law that hid the vast majority of dental board discipline from the public. The House and ...

North Suffolk gets new dental practice
A dentist who has opened a new practice at Harbour View East shopping center is a new face in Suffolk after previously practicing his profession in Portsmouth. Tarek ElBadawy, who graduated dental school in his native Egypt in 2004, officially opened ...

UI Department of Pediatric Dentistry receives grant
The University of Iowa Department of Pediatric Dentistry has received a $5,000 ToothFairy Grant from America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation. The funds distributed as ToothFairy Grants were donated by individual and corporate ...

Billerica rocker makes cover of dentistry's 'Rolling Stone'
Forty-five years later, Feuerstein has landed on the cover of "Dentistry Today" — what Feuerstein calls "the dental equivalent ... of 'Rolling Stone.'" "It's certainly an honor and well-deserved," said Melissa Carman, director of publications at the ...

Dental experts join Oral Cancer Foundation to raise awareness about oral cancer
The mouth is one of your body's most important early warning systems. Between dental visits, it is important that you be aware of the following signs and symptoms, and see a dental professional if they do not improve or disappear after two to three ...

The rise of DIY dentistry: Britons doing their own fillings to avoid NHS bill
A missed appointment and resulting £25 charge led Alex to become a DIY dentist. Using an emergency over-the-counter dental first aid kit, bought from a pound store, the 38-year-old building engineer from Glasgow began fixing his own teeth rather than ...

Dr. Sean Moriarty talks dental related sports injuries
Dental injuries can be common among athletes, but there are ways to prevent them from happening. Dr. Sean Moriarty stopped by to talk about the importance of protecting your teeth and some of the services his practice offers when it comes to dental ...

Sheriff builds forensic dentistry team
Sheriff David Reynolds recently swore in three local dentists as part of the department's forensic dentistry team, something he had in place during his earlier two terms as sheriff, from 1999 to 2007. The dentists will do everything from matching bite ...

Preschoolers learn about dental care
That is just what dental hygienist Brandi Lavender was doing at the Center for Early Learning at Piqua Catholic recently when she read “The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist” to students at the South Downing St. campus and discussed dental issues ...

Ensure Children Get Dental Care
Parents who cannot afford to take their children to the dentist have had options for many years. Most dentists - all of them in Ohio County, apparently - are eager to help with free or low-cost treatment. But a new public school requirement in West ...

On the Move: Gateway Title Services, dental firm, United Way announce new hires
The company provides closing services and title insurance for the purchase, sell, or refinance of real estate in Tennessee. Saunders joins dental firm. MURFREESBORO – William Fitzgerald DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry has added Dr. Beth Saunders to ...

Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers sponsors Future of Art
Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers, Dr. Tim Verwest, DMD will be the exhibit sponsor for Future of Art at the Alliance for the Arts. Works of art created by elementary and middle school students across Lee County will be on display from March 30 to April ...

FREE medical, dental and vision clinic next week
SAN ANTONIO - A massive health clinic scheduled for next week will offer free medical, dental and vision care for thousands of San Antonians. The huge health event is planned for next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at the Alamodome. Click here for ...

Consumer Watchdog: GM, Delta and Aspen Dental come to the aid of Wyoming ...
Consumer Watchdog: GM, Delta and Aspen Dental come to the aid of Wyoming ...

Arizona Woman Sees Jesus In Her Dental X-Rays
Getting dental X-rays turned out to be a religious experience for a woman in Flagstaff, Arizona. When Kym Ackerman, 32, went in for her regular dental check-up on March 25, the hygienist didn't find any cavities, but they did see something else: The ...

Raleigh Dental Arts offers free care during daylong event
Ruffin Page arrived at Raleigh Dental Arts in North Raleigh at 3 a.m. Friday, hoping to get some teeth pulled. Page, 65, of Raleigh said he spent $2,000 last year to have some of his teeth extracted and to get a partial denture. This year, he needed ...

Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of Connecticut Now Includes ...
Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of Connecticut Now Includes ...

School of Dentistry Honored by House of Delegates
The Maryland House of Delegates honored the University of Maryland School of Dentistry on Friday, April 3, in recognition of the school's 175th anniversary. Dean Mark A. Reynolds, DDS, PhD, MA, accepted a certificate at the Maryland State House on ...

Dentists Push Back Against Bill That Would Allow 'Dental Therapists' To Practice
Dental problems will send about 6,000 Vermonters to the emergency room this year. And advocates say it's because low-income patients can't find a dentist to treat them. But the Vermont State Dental Society says a plan to improve access by adding a new ...

Dental, vision checkups available for low-income families in Centre County
For uninsured families, the task of putting food on the table is often difficult enough without having to worry about medical care. “Unfortunately, families with no insurance who are working hard to provide a roof over their head let vision and dental ...

Dentist Mark Hochhalter retires after 34 plus years
If it wasn't for a football accident in elementary school, Mark Hochhalter may have a chosen another profession other than dentistry. But has fate had it, he lost some front teeth that required extensive visits to his orthodontist. Hochhalter also had ...