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Holland's Huisman Family Dentistry to register patients for bone marrow donor registry
A dentist's office in Holland Township is starting a new effort to fight blood cancer. The staff at Huisman Family Dentistry at 397 North 120th Ave. in Holland Township will ask patients if they'd like to register as a potential bone marrow donor ...

Digital Dentistry: S-RAY to Replace X-ray
SILICON VALLEY, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire - Cleaning…drilling…and the dreaded X-rays. It's all part of going to the dentist. But now, one part of your checkup could soon get a whole lot better. Kari Yorkey has entrustedher beautiful smile to the same ...

Drs. Oz & Roizen: Dental care should be part of personal care regimen
However, dental coverage is not part of the reason why the British health care system is higher-rated than U.S. health care, as it also fails to provide basic dental care for most people. (We could improve our global health care ranking if we provided ...

Open Door adds pediatric dentist
“Since Open Door began providing dental services in Mankato in 1997, and through our school based dental outreach screening program that served over 1,800 children in the Greater Mankato Area, we've continued to see children with severe or urgent oral ...

Pearly Whites Provides Free Dental Care for Kids on Feb. 5 for National Children's Dental Health Month
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Pearly Whites The Multi-Specialty Family Dentist will provide children under the age of 12, who are not covered by insurance, a free dental exam, cleaning, and fluoride treatment as part of February's National Children's Dental ...

Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients
Dental Care in Your Home is the brainchild of Cathy Wright, an Albuquerque dental hygienist, who noticed a few years ago that some of her longtime patients had stopped visiting the dentist's office, where she still works. She learned that many no ...

My story of dental agony and why we need dental therapists
I agree with The Times editorial that dental therapists could help people [“Expand coverage with dental therapists,” Opinion, Jan. 9]. In 2008, I was simply a 7-year-old little girl that should have been playing. But I had an abscessed tooth. I didn't ...

Children's Dental Group Announces the Grand Opening of its Newest Pediatric and Orthodontic Office in the Baldwin ...
Children's Dental Group Announces the Grand Opening of its Newest Pediatric and Orthodontic Office in the Baldwin ...

Gentle Laser Dentistry Now Offered by New York, NY Dentist, Dr. Jong Wook Kim
Dr. Jong Wook Kim, a general dentist in New York, NY, now utilizes the BIOLASE WaterLase iPlus 2.0™ laser to perform a variety of dental procedures, including root canal therapy, gum disease treatment and cavity removal. With this revolutionary ...

Dental board commits to helping reduce opiate addiction
CONCORD — The New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners recognizes that misuse of and addiction to opioids is a serious and challenging public health problem and that quality dental practice principles dictate that the people of New Hampshire have ...

Health District seeking dental grant
Expanding access to dental services in the county isn't a new a mission for the health district, which considered adding space for such a clinic when it was preparing plans for a building expansion. It opted for more modest plans, but the need for ...

United States District Court ruling sets stage for expansion of 'dental specialties', practitioner independence from ...
United States District Court ruling sets stage for expansion of 'dental specialties', practitioner independence from ...

Free 2-day dental clinic slated for Feb. 5-6 in OKC
About half of Oklahomans lack dental insurance. For many, the Oklahoma Mission of Mercy is a life-changing event. Since 2010, Oklahoma Mission of Mercy has provided 10,599 patients with dental care totaling more than $7 million in donated dental ...

Discover What It's Like to Work as a Dentist or Orthodontist
Picture a dentist, and you might envision comedian Steve Martin prying out teeth in "Little Shop of Horrors" and belting out his ode to dentistry: "I am your dentist/ And I enjoy the career that I picked/ I am your dentist/ And I get off on the pain I ...

Diversity in Dentistry club anchored by mentorship
East Carolina University's Diversity in Medical Dentistry Club puts the medical field in a different perspective through mentorship. “Typically dentistry is not really a diverse field, but as time is going by, schools are paying much more attention to ...

Medicaid kids lacking dental care
CHICAGO (AP) — Three out of four children covered by Medicaid in four states didn't receive all required dental care over a recent two-year period, according to a federal report that recommends a government push to improve access to care. One in four ...

Dentistry student picked to represent Aberdeen at UK wide competition
A dentistry student in the north-east will get the chance to show off her skills at a national competition. Alice Hamilton came out on top of the regional heat of the dental skills competition, and will now represent Aberdeen University in the finals ...

Bill heard in committee expands tribal dental care access
Sen. John McCoy, D-Tulalip, is sponsoring a bill that would allow tribal members better access to dental care. Nicole Vukonich reports that a bill heard on Monday would expand access to dental care for tribal members through the creation of dental ...

Digital photography in dentistry: Tools and techniques to help your patients and improve your practice
This is also true in dentistry—from instant, on-screen x-ray review for the dentist to showing existing or prospective patients how their teeth look from our point of view in either the operatory or the consult room to help them better understand what ...

Retiring after four decades of dentistry, Doug Graydon is all smiles
For 42 years, Dr. Graydon has been a family dentist in this northwest Georgia town with a population of about 3,000. Dentistry is a practice that “starts as a science and transitions into an art,” according to Graydon, and is something he describes as ...

Dental implants help Springs woman recover from dental mishaps, enjoy life
By the time Marie Rush met Dr. Gary Moore, DDS, she had just about lost faith in dentists. “Right away I could tell he was different,” she said. “I'm glad I trusted him.” It started in 2010, when Rush had a tooth removed and decided to replace it with ...

Most Medicaid Kids Miss Proper Dental Care In These 4 States
Most Medicaid children in four states don't receive proper dental care partly because dentists refuse to treat patients that frequently miss appointments, according to a government watchdog. Just one in four Medicaid children in California, Indiana ...

Global Dental Laborator Industry
26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Dental Laboratories in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual ...

Needle-Free Dental Anesthetic Just Made Your Next Root Canal Seem — Well, Slightly Less Horrible
Are you so scared of needles that you've convinced yourself that the shot before a dental procedure must hurt worse than the procedure itself? Did you wish on shooting stars and birthday candles for a needle free anesthetic at the dentist? Do shivers ...

Grant to Regenstrief and IU supports study of dental treatment outcomes across US
INDIANAPOLIS -- With support from a three-year $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research's National Dental Practice-Based Research Network, researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University ...

Free dental work offered this weekend
The St. Cloud Area Salvation Army will have free dental services available this weekend. The "Little Flossie" dental van will be at its 400 U.S. Highway 10 South location on Friday and Saturday said Jim Muellenbach, community development director. The ...

SCTCC grant will try to close dental diversity gaps
Many people go to the dentist regularly. But for some Minnesotans, check-ups aren't common. And habits don't develop well in underexposed homes. By sending a two-year grant of $200,000 to St. Cloud Technical & Community College, the Delta Dental of ...

Capitol Reax: Telehealth, Dozier School for Boys, dental plans, economic incentives
“While FAHP does not oppose a study on the effectiveness of dental services under the SMMC program, we do oppose any automatic move to carve out children's dental services before the study's findings are evaluated and considered. Policy changes prior ...

San Francisco Dental Implant Center Releases Informational Post on Improving One's Smile
San Francisco Dental Implant Center, a top-rated provider of dental implants serving San Francisco Bay Area residents at (link) , is proud to announce that it has published an informational 'think piece' to its blog about the ...

Dental services will be provided Feb. 5 as part of Give Kids a Smile initiative ...
Dental services will be provided Feb. 5 as part of Give Kids a Smile initiative ...

Dental services will be provided Feb. 5 as part of Give Kids a Smile initiative
PEORIA — Routine dental services will be offered Feb. 5 to many area underserved children. The American Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at Crittenton Center, 442 W John Gwynn Jr Ave. The Peoria District ...

Dental advocates, Sacramento supervisors question managed care plans
Sacramento is one of only two counties in the state where managed dental care (vs. fee-for-service care) is offered, and the only county where it's mandatory for Medi-Cal families. The latest report on the Sacramento Geographic Managed Care program, ...

Progam Prompts Student Dental Hygiene
"We know that by teaching children at a young age how to take care of their teeth is something that they will remember for of their lives," said Aaron "Tooth Wizard" Michael with Delta Dental said. The program also taught the students how to properly ...

Dental clinic slated for resource center
The nonprofit aims to open a dental clinic at the facility they share with the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department and other health care agencies, with help from a federal grant and equipment donated by the University of Michigan. “It's our ...

AMD LASERS Announces Free Global Dental Laser Certification Program
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Because of the rising use of lasers in modern day dental practices, AMD LASERS, the global leader in affordable dental lasers and dental laser education, recently announced it is making its dental laser ...

Indiana Researchers Taking Big Data Approach to Dental Informatics
Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Dentistry plan to conduct an analysis of electronic dental records of patients treated by dentists across the United States to explore the feasibility of using electronic ...

Does your practice offer a Dental Savings Plan? You might be surprised at the patients you attract!
If you're trying to expand your practice in a competitive environment, an in-house Dental Savings Plan (DSP) can help you attract new patients. In a DSP, members pay a set annual fee. They basically become “members” of your practice. In return for the ...

Crowning achievements in dentistry.
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Salvation Army Offering Free Dental Care This Weekend
“Not everybody is covered by dental insurance and often times if you're not covered, you ignore an issue,” says Jim Muellenbach, Community Development Director for the St. Cloud Salvation Army. “This is an opportunity for those less fortunate that don ...

Chicago: A City Divided on Dental Care
At first glance, it may seem that Drs. Robert Krueger and Susana Torres share much in common. Both are dentists in the Chicago area who have practiced for many years. Both have a passion for their profession and share a special concern for caring for ...

How I Built A Side Business While Studying Dentistry (And Scoring GPA 3.92)
Building a business to support yourself, and your family is even harder. You've got competitors and other people who have already thought of your big idea, and they have a budget that's a thousand times bigger than yours. You have to spend a lot of ...

NJ Top Dentists Presents, Dr. Charanjit K. Sandhu! She is Celebrating 25 Years in Practice
Dr. Charanjit K. Sandhu, NJ Top Dentist, graduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1991. A year later, she opened her own private dental office. She is celebrating her 25th year in practice. Passionate about dentistry and staying ...

American Dental Hygienists' Association Responds to ABC's The Bachelor's Unprofessional Misrepresentation of the ...
American Dental Hygienists' Association Responds to ABC's The Bachelor's Unprofessional Misrepresentation of the ...

Dental clinic opens in Des Moines high school
The clinic has had 20 appointments since it opened and school officials have already noticed a difference in class attendance. “Year in and year out, dental problems is one of the top reasons kids are out of school,” said Dr. Peter Blough of the Des ...

Sawyer Dental Clinic opens for patients
K.I. SAWYER — The Upper Great Lakes Sawyer Dental Clinic is now open for business inside the Sawyer Medical Center. It has new and renovated equipment that cost more than one hundred thousand dollars. The idea to get it up and running happened in ...

Smile, it's free: 29th Street Dental Care offers free dentistry Feb. 19
A Chickasha dentist will offer his annual day of free dental services to community members in need next month. From 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, February 19, Dr. John Phillips and his staff at 29th Street Dental Care will give dental services to ...

Studio Dental, An Innovative Dental Practice, Coming To Mid-Market This Fall
Studio Dental launched its mobile dental clinic in 2014, with the goal of making the experience of seeing the dentist more convenient. Since the beginning, business has boomed, says CEO Lowell Caulder. Cleanings and root canals may not be glamorous, ...

Throwback Thursday: UNL adds new dental curriculum
In addition, the two-year curriculum qualified hygienists in accordance with state laws governing the practice of dental hygiene. They earned licenses to practice under the supervision of dentists, in dental offices and in public situations, which ...

Delta Dental treats 51 students in Newell
Almost every day, Delta Dental's mobile dental staff sees children who, for a variety of reasons, have been unable to access adequate dental care. And while too many “it's just a cavity,” in reality dental disease is painful, affects a child's overall ...

Dental Clinic Built Inside Iowa High School
The clinic has had 20 appointments since it opened and school officials have already noticed a difference in class attendance. “Year in and year out, dental problems is one of the top reasons kids are out of school,” said Dr. Peter Blough of the Des ...