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'Dentistry' fine for hairdresser Jade
Jade Hayes pleaded guilty to tooth whitening, contrary to Section 38 (1) and (2) of the Dentists Act 1984, on September 23 at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. Industry watchdog the General Dental Council (GDC) warned the practise posed a 'significant ...

Kids treated to dental care in school
Jamie Blumhagen and Anne Nolan, dental hygienists working with the North Dakota Department of Health, were at Washington Elementary School last week and are at Roosevelt Elementary School this week. The two are providing fluoride treatments, ...

School of Dentistry promotes healthy smiles for children
Give Kids A Smile is an event headed by Dr. Poonam Jain, the director of community dentistry in SIUE's School of Dentistry. The purpose of this event is to provide free dental care and screenings for up to 300 children from low-income families. “Give ...

Patel joins Family Dental Center
CHILLICOTHE — A 2002 graduate of Chillicothe High School has joined the staff at Family Dental Center in Chillicothe. Dr. Nira Patel most recently worked three years in private practice in Chicago. She will assess and treat patients between the ages ...

Aspen Dental, Illinois AMVets providing free dental care to local vets
SPRINGFIELD - Aspen Dental is partnering with Illinois AMVets to provide free dental care to local veterans in need on October 5. The work will be performed in Aspen Dental's MouthMobile in Springfield. Officials say this event is the 22nd tour stop of ...

Pulpdent launches new resin for pediatric dentistry
Activa Kids is an ionic restorative resin that is an opaque, light B shade for pediatric dentistry, and it contains a bioactive resin matrix, a shock-absorbing rubberized resin component, and bioactive glass fillers, according to the company. The resin ...

Adult Dental Visits Decline As Dental Emergency Room Visits Rise
ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade more children are visiting the dentist, but dental care among adults is steadily declining. At the same time, dental emergency room visits are on the rise according to the Georgia ...

All Smiles Dentistry opening in the Landing at Tradition
Construction is almost complete for All Smiles Dentistry's fifth office. The new facility, at 10696 S.W. Village Parkway at the Landing at Tradition, will feature 10 operatories for patient convenience. Offices include Indrio Road, serving Fort Pierce ...

Good News: Area dentist takes part in 'Dentistry from the Heart'
A Sparks dentist will offer free care this month as part of “Dentistry from the Heart.” Dr. Stuart Labowe will provide free dental care to adults on Oct. 16. His office, Sparks Dental, 627 N. Rock Blvd., can be contacted at 775-356-7722 or email ...

New dental office coming to Greencastle
John Wadas, DDS, and his team will soon be offering dental services to the Putnam County community at their new office, Dental Care of Greencastle. The new full-service, state-of-the-art family dental practice is set to open in early October at 1012 ...

Dental manufacturing faces challenges in digitizing industry
On the plus side, more people can access dental care, according to Jeff Album, vice president of public and government affairs for Delta Dental Insurance. “The ACA has created, for pretty close to the first time, a marketplace for affordable ...

RI resident earns honor for dental hygiene
An oral care specialist from Rock Island has been honored for her work with elderly adults. Linda Rowe recently has been appointed to the advisory board for HyLife LLC, a network of dental hygienists who provide weekly oral care services to the elderly ...

Dental Care Tops List of Insured Adults' Unmet Health Needs
One in five adults with full-year health insurance say they cannot pay the cost of dental care, write Adele Shartzer, PhD, and Genevieve M. Kenney, PhD, both from the Urban Institute, adding that "low- and moderate-income adults in particular face ...

Knotek retires after long dentistry career but will remain active helping people
Knotek said he started off pre-med but decided dentistry was a better fit for him, as it gave him the ability to own his own business, while still helping people. “After dental school, I came over here to interview with Dr. (Steve) Schwalbach,” Knotek ...

Is this Britain's toughest dentist? Super-strong dental student is also top ...
Is this Britain's toughest dentist? Super-strong dental student is also top ...

Dental Clinic keeps airmen ready for deployments
10/2/2015 - ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Tooth pain can be a minor nuisance, or it could be enough to cause an airman to be medically evacuated from a war zone. The 78th Dental Clinic here has the unique mission of ensuring those small aches and ...

DA: Poughkeepsie man, dentist, charged in 2011 murder
"Dr. Nunez is a Research Associate at New York University, volunteer firefighter, member of the Chamber of Commerce of Ulster County, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Better ...

Kingston dentist Gilberto Nunez charged with murder for allegedly poisoning ...
Kingston dentist Gilberto Nunez charged with murder for allegedly poisoning ...

Smart Ways to Pay Less for Dental Care
Sure, dental insurance is cheap. The most popular kind of group plan costs just $32 a month, on average, and three-fourths of employers help pay the tab, according to the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP). That cuts the average employee ...

Thousands come for free dental care at downtown Fresno clinic
The California Dental Association expects to help about 2,000 people with dental needs in Fresno during a two-day free clinic at the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3. The clinic is the eighth free event the CDA ...

Remember: Hiring an associate for your dental practice is a business decision ...
Remember: Hiring an associate for your dental practice is a business decision ...

A senior moment: Dental care hindered by long-term-care facility residents ...
A senior moment: Dental care hindered by long-term-care facility residents ...

Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach to hold free dental clinic
The Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach, in collaboration with the Connecticut State Dental Association, will hold the first Connecticut Mini Mission of Mercy free dental clinic starting at 6 a.m. Oct. 10-11 at the East Lyme High School, 30 ...

It's a 'G' Thing: Project Renewal dental clinic helps give homeless new smiles ...
It's a 'G' Thing: Project Renewal dental clinic helps give homeless new smiles ...

Free dental day available for local residents
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Local dentist, Dr. Robert LaCarrubba, is hosting the sixth annual Dentistry from the Heart Day on October 3, 2015. “It's a day we give back to the community that has been so good to us,” said Melissa Rohrback, the office manager ...

Arizona dentists warned by dental board; Patients left with no explanation
Arizona's dental board is continuing to go easy on dentists and keep important information from the public, according to patients and attorneys involved in a pair of recent cases. In an August meeting, the Board of Dental Examiners issued letters of ...

Free dental services offered to Fresno families
Harris came with her three-year-old granddaughter and daughter to the California Dental Association's free dental event. Fresno orthodontist, Doctor Cory Costanzo, helped organize the event. "It feels great to see this in action. We've converted the ...

Colgate Dental Van Offers Screenings at Local Elementary School
Hundreds of kids at a local school got free dental screenings on Friday morning thanks to Colgate. The Bright Smiles, Bright Futures dental van visited Centennial Elementary school on Chelton Road in Colorado Springs. The staff gave free exams and sent ...

Boyfriend's dental hygienist ex wanted in murder-for-hire of Dallas dentist as ...
Boyfriend's dental hygienist ex wanted in murder-for-hire of Dallas dentist as ...

UTech Dental College brightening smiles of needy Jamaicans
THE smiles of thousands of ordinary Jamaicans have been made brighter through the outreach work provided by the country's first dental training school, the College of Oral Health Sciences. A faculty of the University of Technology (UTech), the college ...

Why are 'holistic' dentists on the rise? They treat the whole body, not just teeth
But these are exactly the services you might find at the office of a holistic dentist, also sometimes called a biological or integrative dentist. The Holistic Dental Assn. has 267 active members nationwide. The numbers are growing for a few reasons ...

Cary joins family dental practice
Dr. Mark Goodman and Dr. Nathan Talley are proud to announce the association of Dr. Jacob Cary to their family dental practice. Dr. Cary earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Oklahoma State University in ...

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn't eat
Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth. Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CAT ...

Conscious Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry
As a pediatric dentist, I try to give my patients and their parents the most positive experience possible. The realities of my profession, however, are that we have to treat children for dental decay, a process that has many opportunities to upset a ...

Ghost faculty: Dental council to seek staff info every 3 months
The Dental Council of India (DCI) has directed all dental colleges to submit details of the entire staff every three months to it to tackle the problem of ghost faculty, failing which strict action would be taken against the erring college. The move ...

Vets get everything from dental care to legal help at Operation Stand Down event
The dentist worked intently over his patient in a small, fully equipped area that smelled strongly of disinfectant. Traci heard about the event through his church and said he knew he wanted to volunteer. "They just don't have the money or access to ...

The official advice is for parents to brush their children's teeth until seven
The only drinks dentists recommend are water and milk. If they want squash or juice, it's best to dilute it as much as you can get away with, have it with a meal and make sure they drink it quickly then take the cup away to minimise contact time with ...

For Syracuse's poor and uninsured, free clinic is an oasis in a dental desert
Syracuse, N.Y. – When Cheyenne Anderson got out of federal prison in December she had a mouth full of cavities and no insurance or money to pay for dental care. "I got to the point where I didn't want to smile because I didn't want people to see my ...

SIX CROWNS, EIGHT EXTRACTIONS, THREE YEARS OLD; PEDIATRIC DENTAL SURGEONS CARE ...
SIX CROWNS, EIGHT EXTRACTIONS, THREE YEARS OLD; PEDIATRIC DENTAL SURGEONS CARE ...

Dentists Provide More Than $487000 in Charitable Care to Lubbock Residents
Volunteer dentists and hygienists provided no-cost dental care and preventive education to residents of the Lubbock area at Lubbock Memorial Civic Center on September 18-19, 2015 during a Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) event, sponsored by the Texas ...

Bozart Family Dentistry Donates to New Hanover Rergional Medical Center's ...
Bozart Family Dentistry Donates to New Hanover Rergional Medical Center's ...

Dental benefits for poor adults in Missouri remains in limbo
JEFFERSON CITY • Low-income Missourians feeling the sharp stabs of tooth pain remain in limbo three months after the start of a budget year expected to provide them dental coverage for the first time in a decade. Lawmakers fought hard to get $14 ...

Dental benefits for poor adults in Missouri remain in limbo
JEFFERSON CITY • Low-income Missourians feeling the sharp stabs of tooth pain remain in limbo three months after the start of a budget year expected to provide them dental coverage for the first time in a decade. Lawmakers fought hard to get $14 ...

USI Offers Veterans Free Dental Service
The University of Southern Indiana Dental Hygiene Clinic is providing free dental work for veterans during the fall season. Monday and Wednesday, the clinic will provide free dental cleaning, fluoride, and x-rays for military veterans. The dental ...

Arrow Dental Care Offering Free Dental Care
Arrow Dental Center is offering free dental care Friday, October 2015 where the first 70 patients are guaranteed to be seen. This free dental care is in partnership with Dentistry from the Heart to offer an exam, cleaning and even extractions at Arrow ...

Alums combine talents at Denver-based dental nonprofit
The Denver-based nonprofit, which provides free dental care to children, benefits from the leadership skills and passion of three graduates of the master's program at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Katy Troyer (MA '06) serves as the ...

Many community health clinics lack dental care, study finds
A UCLA study finds hundreds of community health clinics that serve California's low-income families don't offer important access to dental care – forcing many children and adults to go without. Researchers from the UCLA Center for Health Policy studied ...

PORTAGE | A break-in was reported Saturday night at a Portage dental office.
PORTAGE | A break-in was reported Saturday night at a Portage dental office. Police responded to the office of Dr. Robert White, 5939 Central Ave., about 11:30 p.m. Saturday after a neighbor reported hearing an alarm. When police arrived, they saw a ...

Gettysburg Dental workers dye hair for breast cancer awareness
For the next month, when you get your teeth cleaned at Gettysburg Dental Associates, you may notice more pink. That's because in late September, about 35 employees of the practice showed up at Gettysburg Day Spa to get pink strips dyed into their hair ...

Funding will help alleviate chronic dental pain for some
Some of the “forgotten people” — as Boone County Public Administrator Cathy Richards calls them — finally will get some relief from chronic, sometimes yearslong dental pain. The Boone County Commission recently approved $494,000 in funding for eight ...