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Quality dentistry: What does that really mean?
In my 35 years of practicing in this wonderful profession, I've noticed that most dentists I meet seem proud of the dentistry they provide for their patients. By and large, I believe dentists try their hardest to deliver the best service they can. With ...

Bluffton boy's bow-and-arrow dentistry video hits the mark
With assistance from his father, Scott, Cayden Sullard, with one pull and release, saw his first tooth come out so fast he only noticed it was gone when he tasted blood in his mouth. Scott Sullard recorded the whole thing, and his video has since gone ...

Advantage Dental in Redmond to sell majority stake
Advantage, which has about 400 employees statewide, is the largest provider of dental services to Oregon Health Plan members. About 340,000 OHP members are assigned to its network. Advantage administers benefits for 300 independent owner-dentists ...

Advantage Dental in Redmond to sell majority stake Advantage founder says ...
Advantage Dental in Redmond to sell majority stake Advantage founder says ...

Murrells Inlet dentist jailed on drug charges for prescriptions
An arrest warrant from DHEC states Dr. Barbara Ann Todd, 61, of Murrells Inlet Dentistry, illegally distributed oxycodone, the generic drug for Percocet, for several months in Georgetown County. DHEC agents say Todd unlawfully gave the schedule II ...

Digital Dentistry
But now instead of forcing these uncomfortable bitewings into your mouth, or exposing yourself to radiation…a new dental scan called the S-RAY may be coming to your dentist's office. It connects to a laptop or tablet and does everything X-rays do and ...

Orthodontist drops suit challenging Arkansas Dental Practice Act
LITTLE ROCK — A month after a federal appeals court ruled that a Fort Smith orthodontist could proceed with his lawsuit challenging the Arkansas Dental Practice Act, the orthodontist said Friday he is dropping the suit — and relinquishing his ...

Dentists give new smiles to New River Valley people in need
"All our applicants are 62 or older or on permanent disability and they meet certain income requirements," said Julie Ericksen, the director of Donated Dental Services. They all got a one hour denture that lives up to its name. "It's a new technology ...

Expand coverage with dental therapists and Medicaid reimbursements
The state could explore licensing dental therapists, who can provide limited basic services at a much lower cost than dentists. The other is to begin increasing Medicaid reimbursement rates, at least for certain patients, especially those at risk for ...

Like pulling teeth: Dental care hard to find for some
Patient Bill Nobbe, center, has his teeth cleaned by dentist Nathan Chesney, left, and dental coordinator Paula Mays, right, at Interfaith Health Clinic. The clinic, which serves the working poor, has one dentist and one hygienist on staff and relies ...

Dr. Gene Drake retires from dentistry after 36 years
Dr. Gene Drake, of Drake & Voto Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, recently held his retirement party after more than 36 years in the business. HAYLIE SMART/Owasso Reporter. Buy this photo. Posted: Friday, January 8, 2016 12:50 pm. Dr. Gene Drake retires ...

New dental clinic serving health needs of Grand Island area residents
While the Heartland Health Center Dental Clinic is open to the general public and welcomes all private dental insurance, it also accepts Medicaid patients. All patients can apply for a sliding scale for the charges, whether they are covered by ...

Hot Jobs: Dental assistant uses her people skills
When patients are nervous about dental work, Masumi Elrod does her best to make them comfortable, holding their hands during an injection, playing spa music, offering a blanket and aromatherapy or essential oils. “You're almost doing therapeutic ...

Dentists pull teeth by hundreds on mission trips
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — The average amount of school loans for U.S. dental school graduates is $247,727. This means the early years of being a dentist are consumed with building a practice and seeing patients — lots of patients. School loans are ...

Advantage Dental in Redmond to sell majority stake
Redmond-based Advantage Dental announced Friday that it intends to sell a majority stake in the company to DentaQuest of Boston. Terms of the deal, including the amount of DentaQuest's investment, were not disclosed. The transaction requires approval ...

Lexington dentists offer free services to the needy
The two members of the same Rotary Club talked about a free dental day in Lexington and organized Saturday's service at Kress's office and the nearby office of Lange, Rider and Reynolds. They both said they hope more such days will occur. Taylor said ...

Free dental care at Give Kids a Smile 2016
Give Kids a Smile Day is a national event sponsored by the American Dental Association that will be held locally in Pocatello on Feb. 5 and 6 at the Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Clinic, 999 Martin Luther King Drive (Building #37). The ...

Uninsured get 'Free Dental Day' in Lexington
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Area dentists, hygienists and assistants donated their time to ensure the dental health of the uninsured. The Free Dental Day lasted from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at a couple area dental offices. ABC 36 crews stopped in at ...

Take Five: Dental Health
Improving health and wellness tops most resolutions for a new year. While eating right, exercising and bettering our emotional and mental health are all important, don't forget to include oral health on that list as well. Oral and dental health are key ...

Dentist to take over current practice
In his letter to Dr. Porter's current patients, Dr. Nemecek introduced himself and assured them that he considered it an honor and a “distinct privilege” to have been selected as his successor and that he would be offering the quality dental care to ...

Dentist drops suit tied to low-cost cleanings
A Fort Smith dentist has voluntarily given up his orthodontic license and dropped a federal lawsuit challenging the state Dental Practices Act, which prevents dental specialists in Arkansas from practicing routine dentistry. Benjamin Burris sued the ...

Dentist drops suit tied to low-cost cleanings
A Fort Smith dentist has voluntarily given up his orthodontic license and dropped a federal lawsuit challenging the state Dental Practices Act, which prevents dental specialists in Arkansas from practicing routine dentistry. Benjamin Burris sued the ...

Dentist drops suit tied to low-cost cleanings
Benjamin Burris sued the state Board of Dental Examiners after it threatened to revoke his dental license and his orthodontic license if he didn't stop offering low-cost teeth cleanings at his Jonesboro office. He said the service was part of a ...

Blue Valley Animal Hospital Marks February as National Pet Dental Health Month
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- February is National Pet Dental Health Month at Blue Valley Animal Hospital. The month, sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), is meant to draw attention to the ...

Valley company forms network of Mexican dentists
“We get a lot of these travelers that travel to Los Algodones (Mexico) or Nogales (Mexico) as well for dentistry.” What Vinluan did with Dayo Dental was make sure that the Mexican dentists in the Dayo Dental network were reputable. “There are good ...

Oregon pilots dental programs
Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, knows she has not made any friends among the state's dentists. #The retired public health nurse said she is in a minority of officials in Oregon pushing for new models of oral health care, including the use of dental ...

What To Know Before Whitening Your Teeth, As Told By A Dental Hygienist
To better prepare for my upcoming whitening adventures, I sat down with registered dental hygienist Natalie Burnside on the phone, and picked her brain to discover the do's and don'ts of bleaching treatments. Here are the things to know before ...

HealthWatch: Digital dentistry: S-RAY to replace X-ray
But now instead of forcing these uncomfortable bitewings into your mouth, or exposing yourself to radiation…a new dental scan called the S-RAY may be coming to your dentist's office. It connects to a laptop or tablet and does everything X-rays do and ...

Healthy Life: Digital Dentistry
But now instead of forcing these uncomfortable bitewings into your mouth, or exposing yourself to radiation…a new dental scan called the S-RAY may be coming to your dentist's office. It connects to a laptop or tablet and does everything X-rays do and ...

Tackling poor dental health in Colorado kids
Confronted with what they call a “Silent Epidemic,” the Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation launched a campaign called “Cavities Get Around.” They advertised on TV and the Internet, as well as reaching out to communities, where tooth decay hits kids ...

FREE DENTAL CARE: Smiles are back
10, as the Northwest Dental Van offered free services to 18 patients who visited the big red van parked outside the Lincoln City Community Center at 2150 NE Oar Place. All uninsured, homeless and low-income patients were welcomed. Those with infected ...

Free dental care at Give Kids a Smile 2016
Give Kids a Smile Day is a national event sponsored by the American Dental Association that will be held locally in Pocatello on Feb. 5 and 6 at the Idaho State University Dental Hygiene Clinic, 999 Martin Luther King Drive (Building #37). The ...

Vargas: Dental health important for your pet
Do you know which is the most common diagnosis that we veterinarians make on any pet? If you guessed dental disease, you are correct. Left untreated, dental disease can lead to serious problems such as heart or kidney disease, not to mention the ...

Law looks to improve dental care
1 could ultimately have that effect by lifting restrictions on dental hygienists performing routine dental procedures. The measure is aimed at providing better access to dental care for children under age 12 who are eligible for Medicaid or live in a ...

Research and Markets: US Dental Treatment Centers Market Report - Analysis ...
Research and Markets: US Dental Treatment Centers Market Report - Analysis ...

Dentist Jailed For Injecting Semen Into Patients' Mouths Just Tried To Open ...
Dentist Jailed For Injecting Semen Into Patients' Mouths Just Tried To Open ...

Dental Select Makes Two Changes to Executive Team
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dental Select today announced the appointment of Mark Coyne as Chief Operations Officer and Suzette Musgrove as Chief Sales Officer. Both had previously served in different roles within Dental Select's executive ...

Main Street Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics open new location
Main Street Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics open new location Main Street Children's Dentistry & Orthodontics, a network of pediatric dental and orthodontic practices, has opened up a new stateof- the-art office specializing in children's ...

Robert H. Gregg, II, DDS, Selected for Dentistry Today's "Leaders in ...
Robert H. Gregg, II, DDS, Selected for Dentistry Today's "Leaders in ...

School of Medicine and Dentistry Earns National Accreditation for Its ...
School of Medicine and Dentistry Earns National Accreditation for Its ...

Dental Imaging Market by Technology, Method, Application & by End User ...
Dental Imaging Market by Technology, Method, Application & by End User ...

Nelson Elementary students get schooled on dental hygiene
Fresno Dentist Paul Hsia paid a visit to Nelson Elementary School, Monday, January 11, 2016, to demonstrate with hands-on fun for the kids, proper dental hygiene, including the correct way to brush and floss their teeth. The students also were paired ...

Dental chair opens at Middle School
BENNINGTON >> On Thursday, the Bennington Oral Health Coalition and Mount Anthony Union Middle School held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the re-installation of a dental chair at the school. After the Coalition's bid to adjust the level of fluoride in ...

Dental equipment blamed for starting 4-alarm fire in Boston
Fire officials said dental equipment on the first floor of the building is being blamed for causing the four-alarm blaze at 130 Babson St. around 4 p.m.. The video shows the man running out of the home in a cloud of smoke. He's then seen running back ...

Staten Island dentist accused in lawsuit of exposing himself to assistant
A prominent Staten Island dentist was so intent on sexually harassing his attractive dental hygienist that he jumped into his own patient's chair and demanded "clean me" as he exposed his penis to her, a new lawsuit charges. Joann Sclafani, 44, of ...

PRC releases December 2015 Dentist Licensure exam results
MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission announced on Tuesday, January 12 that 446 out of 900 passed the December 2015 Dentist Licensure Examination (Written Phase) and 425 out of 449 passed the Dentist Licensure ...

PRC releases dentist licensure exam results
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Tuesday announced the result of the recent dentist licensure examinations. PRC said a total of 446 out of 900 examinees passed the written phase of the dentistry board exam, while 425 out of 449 passed ...

Dental chair opens at Mount Anthony Union Middle School
After the Coalition's bid to adjust the level of fluoride in Bennington's water was defeated by voters last March, the group began holding meetings to discuss alternate ways to improve the dental health of Bennington citizens. At those meetings ...

Signs That Your Horse Needs a Dental Exam
There are some subtle clinical signs, however, that can alert the owner about a dental or mouth problem, so it's important he or she be on the lookout for those and schedule routine dental exams. A full examination requires sedating the horse, keeping ...

Marquee Dental Partners Completes Third Acquisition, Now Operates Nine Dental ...
Marquee Dental Partners Completes Third Acquisition, Now Operates Nine Dental ...