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Largest UiTM dentistry faculty completed
"When fully operational soon, we estimate some 205 patients can be treated at any one time with 400 to 500 patients per day," he told a press conference after the handing over of the UiTM's Dentistry Faculty building from the Works Ministry to the ...

New Stratasys Compact Dental 3D Printer Combines Versatility, Affordability ...
New Stratasys Compact Dental 3D Printer Combines Versatility, Affordability ...

Stratasys Unveils New Objet30 Dental Prime 3D Printer For The Dental Industry
o2 It's been a while since we've seen a 3D Printer introduced by either of the big two manufacturers, 3D Systems or Stratasys. Today that has changed, as Stratasys has announced a brand new machine targeted towards the dental profession, called the ...

Seeking relaxation on Wall Street, at a dental spa?
Spa dentistry. The phrase elicits images of muted lights and scented candles, soft music, and hot rock massages. Apply these concepts to dentistry, and patients are guaranteed to be relaxed during their dental procedures. Relaxed is what Adriana Leone, ...

Madison Dentist Earns NJ Monthly Magazine's 'Top Dentist' Spot for Sixth Year
"Changing the perception of dentistry requires radical thinking, an exceptional approach to patient care and the desire to look beyond teeth" says Dr. Allison Adams of her practice philosophy. “I'm honored that my peers recognize the combination of ...

Obstructive sleep apnea: An opportunity for the dental profession
Obstructive sleep apnea: An opportunity for the dental profession by R.F. John Holtzen, DMD Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which the muscles and other tissues surrounding the airway relax and ultimately collapse during the deepest ...

Wittenberg: Robins credit union honored for their support of Rehoboth's ...
Wittenberg: Robins credit union honored for their support of Rehoboth's ...

Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information
One reason is that illegal drug use can cause significant dental problems, such as tooth decay, accelerated tooth wear, gum disease and tooth loss, the researchers noted. Another reason is that dentists are the second-largest group of prescribers of ...

Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico
A street full of dental offices is seen in Los Algodones, Mexico, which sits on the border with California. Thousands of Americans and Canadians travel to Los Algodones each year for affordable and reliable dental work from dentists who speak English ...

Seven Truths About Invisalign Teen From Sacramento Dentistry Group
The makers of Invisalign, Align Technology, have completed many studies of teenagers needing orthodontics and here are seven truths they've discovered, and that dentists from the Sacramento Dentistry Group have observed, about young people and ...

What Dentists See When a Little Girl Opens Her Mouth Has Them Calling the ...
What Dentists See When a Little Girl Opens Her Mouth Has Them Calling the ...

'Like pulling teeth': Rogersville's free dental clinic limited to 24 patients ...
'Like pulling teeth': Rogersville's free dental clinic limited to 24 patients ...

Do Dental Smartphone Apps Work? New Study Finds 'Brush DJ' To Be Effective
There's an app for everything, including monitoring your health and body. While fitness, hygiene, and general health apps exist and make life easier, very little research has been done to see if they truly help the user. Now, researchers have evaluated ...

This 'Smart' Toothbrush Could Save You Money On Dental Insurance. But At What ...
This 'Smart' Toothbrush Could Save You Money On Dental Insurance. But At What ...

Dr. Jerry Lanier: From Poverty To California's Largest Pediatric Dental Practice
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jerry Lanier is the founder and CEO of Kids Dental Kare (http://www.kidsdentalkare.com), the premier brand of children's dental clinics in California. His dental practice is California's largest pediatric ...

There's a first time for everything ... in dentistry too
I love this quote by Pablo Picasso: I'm always doing things I can't do; that is how I get to do them. Isn't that the truth? Whether you are a new graduate or you've been practicing for 30 years, we all have one thing in common—we couldn't do anything ...

2-day event to provide free dental services to thousands of area residents
Hajek is a committee member for Iowa Mission of Mercy, a two-day oral health clinic operated by dental professionals who donate their time to provide care to people with limited access to dental services. This year's event runs Sept. 11-12 at the Mid ...

Have you invented the next big product in dentistry? 10 important steps for ...
Have you invented the next big product in dentistry? 10 important steps for ...

UB Dental, Jericho Road partner to offer dental care to Buffalo West Side
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and Jericho Road Community Health Center have partnered to begin a pilot program to provide critically needed dental care to the immigrant and refugee populations on Buffalo's West ...

There's a first time for everything...in dentistry too
There's a first time for everything ... in dentistry too by Stacey L. I love this quote by Pablo Picasso: I'm always doing things I can't do; that is how I get to do them. Isn't that the truth? Whether you are a new graduate or you've been practicing ...

Local veterans all smiles after free dental care visit|article-6481294|Home ...
Local veterans all smiles after free dental care visit|article-6481294|Home ...

Pa. dentist admits to using paper clips for root canals
A spokesperson for the Dental board spokesperson told WTAE the board has never issued an opinion on Pollina's use of paper clips. But she added board investigators could have examined complaints and dismissed them without sending them to the full ...

Stranger foots $4K dental bill for woman
It started a few weeks ago when Ann went to the dentist in Bay City for fillings. As she was in the waiting room she overheard Alma Moore talking to the staff of Aspen Dental about her dental situation. She didn't have insurance, and didn't qualify for ...

EXCHANGE: Schaumburg teen's dental visit changes state law
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — The dental difficulties of a Schaumburg teenager with autism have led to a change in Illinois law. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation that requires insurance policies to cover sedation for otherwise routine dental work for ...

Stratasys launches 3-D printer for production of dental devices
Stratasys introduced a new 3-D printer aimed at in-house production of dental devices, as the new manufacturing technique known as additive manufacturing steadily gains traction in the medical device industry. Its Objet30 Dental Prime device can be ...

New Dental Facility Opened In Rogers
ROGERS (KFSM) -- Sixty four of 75 counties in Arkansas are lacking in professional dental health care. Aspen Dental opened a new location on Thursday (September 3) in Rogers. The new office offers free new patient exams and x-rays. They also take ...

What profitable dental practices need to know: Set up a fee schedule ...
What profitable dental practices need to know: Set up a fee schedule ...

UB Dental, Jericho Road partner to offer dental care to the West Side
The dental school's mobile van is a complete dental clinic outfitted inside a semi-trailer. It features three dental chairs, an X-ray imaging machine and a check-in area for patients. Photo: Douglas Levere ...

How these dental spas keep patients coming back
Dental spas are garnering quite a bit of attention lately, for a variety of reasons. One, Comfort Dental, with offices in Providence and Central Falls, Rhode Island, is receiving national attention from Deluxe Corporation's Small Business Revolution ...

Varsity to host conference on dentistry
As many as 90 speakers will come together from areas across the country to shed light on various areas of dentistry such as behavioural and epidemiologic health services, clinical dental research, craniofacial biology, cancer research, dental materials ...

Dental Veneers Can Beautify Your Smile
Prepping the teeth involves removal of some surface enamel, then making an impression that is sent to a dental laboratory which creates the veneers, says WebMD. Usually temporary veneers can be applied for the one or two weeks it takes to make the ...

Schaumburg teen's dental visit changes state law
Bruce Rauner signed legislation that requires insurance policies to cover sedation for otherwise routine dental work for children diagnosed with autism and developmental disabilities. The idea came from Mike Baker of Schaumburg after his son, Bryan ...

Holbrook dentist receives statewide Volunteer Hero award
Abdul “Abe” Abdulwaheed, DMD, a general dentist from Holbrook, was recently recognized as a William McKenna Volunteer Hero by the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), a statewide organization serving nearly 5,000 member dentists. Dr. Abdulwaheed ...

Brekke Hudelson and Kimberly Rostvold are recipients of dental scholarships
Pictured (l. to r.): Dr. Michael Zakula, chairman of the Till – Northern Minnesota Dental Scholarship Committee, presents a scholarship to Kimberly Rostvold, along with Dr. Michael Till; Dr. Jason Berg, president of Northern Minnesota Dental; and Dr ...

Christina Carter, DDS, joins Miller Hill Dental team
Dr. Carter completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Minnesota Duluth before earning her dental degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry (Lincoln, NE) in 2014. Following dental school, Dr. Carter furthered ...

Nonprofit provides free cleanings, dental work to those in need
Dr. Victor Martinez removes bands from Ashley Foreman during a community service event at Alexander Dental Group, 3896 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. in North Las Vegas, Aug. 22. (Chase Stevens/View) (Follow ...

Family Of Slain Dentist Speaks About Uptown Murder
DALLAS ( CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police have identified the woman shot to death in her Uptown apartment parking garage as Dr. Kendra Hatcher, 35. Hatcher was dentist who worked for Deca Dental for a short time in 2014. The shooting happened ...

Free dental clinic available in Council Bluffs
It's the eighth annual Iowa Mission of Mercy as dentists team up with the Iowa Dental Foundation for a free, two-day dental clinic. Services such as extractions, fillings and cleanings will be taking place. The event brings together hundreds of ...

LumiGroup Designs Lighting for McGill University's Faculty of Dentistry
LumiGroup has designed the lighting for the new Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University in Montreal. The space is very bright, both from the abundance of light and the omnipresence of white. The overall effect, however, is still warm, due to the ...

Dental Veneers can beautify your smile
Dental veneers can cover imperfect teeth and beautify your smile. Porcelain veneers are thin shells fabricated of ceramic that are custom bonded to the front surfaces of your teeth, improving color, shape, size or length, according to WebMD. If your ...

Back to the Future: Would McFly be awed by your dental office?
Electronic dental records have gone from an effective tool in patient care to an obligation in many states. The pressure for more detailed documentation have been eased by technology, which allow us to meet state requirements and insurance standards, ...

Former Woodlands dentist murdered in Dallas parking garage
DALLAS – A former dentist who worked in The Woodlands was murdered in a Dallas parking garage. Dr. Kendra Hatcher worked with Woodlands Dental Partners in The Woodlands as a general practice dentist, according to online records. She since moved ...

Dental sedation a relief for disabled patients, their families
GraceMed, a nonprofit health care provider for low-income and uninsured patients, offers sedative dental work for adults with severe developmental and intellectual disabilities. The organization is one of few providers that offer the service in Kansas ...

New dentist leads MCSA program
Recently, Kecia Leary, an associate professor, joined the dental college as Director of Outreach in Pediatric Dentistry. In this role, she will direct the clinic in Muscatine, succeeding Dr. Richard Burke, who had served as director since the clinic ...

Dentists adopting new role as illicit drug screeners
A visit to the dentist is the only interaction many people have with the healthcare system, said Carrigan Parish, a researcher at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. That fact, she said in a recent news release, highlights “the ...

Police: Woman who drove getaway car involved in dentist's killing in custody ...
Police: Woman who drove getaway car involved in dentist's killing in custody ...

El Paso dentist keeps up long family tradition
John William Reynolds, DDS, comes from a long line of dentists. His father, William John Reynolds Jr., is pictured on the left, and his grandfather, William John Reynolds Sr., is at right. The family tradition of dentistry covers almost 100 years ...

Leader Q&A: Speaking with Northeast Delta Dental's CEO Tom Raffio
I love my dentist. I actually go four times a year. One of our new programs is called Health through Oral Wellness, and the two cleanings a year is actually not evidenced-based. We have a new program which based on your score, you maybe should go three ...

Birmingham dentist works to improve early detection of oral cancers
One of the country's most accomplished dentists, Dr. Robert DiPilla is on a mission to bring early detection to oral cancers and improve survival rates for patients who present with symptoms. To that end, DiPilla recently earned the F.A.C.T. Oral ...

Volunteers amassed for mammoth dental clinic
“I'm pleased with the amount of volunteers,” said Cary Jackson, dentist at Broadway Family and Cosmetic Dentistry and chairman of the planning committee. “Looking at the volunteer count – with the number of dentists, hygienists and students – I think ...