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A family practice
But at Champagne Family Dentistry, they have grown to nearly a dozen dentists and 60 staff members who serve their more than 11,000 active patients. “The biggest impact of the growth is increased collaboration with the doctors,” Dr. Jason Champagne, ...

Trained performer Kristyn Barker chooses dentistry career instead (+video)
It took Kristyn Barker a number of years and a lot of schooling to figure out what she wanted to do for a career, but it could have been much simpler had she listened to some advice from her dentist early on. “My family dentist when I was a kid always ...

Sunshine Dentistry Hosts a Free Day of Dentistry with Dentistry From The Heart
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dr. Eric V. Thomas & Dr. Melanie Lee are out to change lives by offering free smiles to anyone (18 years and older) who needs dental work, as they host the latest event for Dentistry From The Heart. In the past 3 years, Sunshine ...

Local Dentists Team Up With Outreach Clinic, Provided Dental Care To Residents In Need
In December, Dr. Christopher Nowacki and his team from SmileWright Dentistry, located at 1202 Millennium Pkwy. in Brandon, partnered with The Outreach Clinic (formerly known as the Brandon Outreach Clinic) to provide free dental services to 42 patients ...

SIU Dental Hygiene program provides free cleanings for Carbondale Middle School students
SIUC senior dental hygiene students came to Carbondale Middle School to provide free cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants to middle schoolers from 8 a.m. to noon on Monday. Registered dental hygienist, Natalie Richardson says one day of the ...

Pet Health: Veterinary dentistry takes the bite out of gum disease
February is National Pet Dental Health Month, making this a good time to learn about your companion's oral health. Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is the most common dental disease diagnosed and treated by veterinary dentists and general practice ...

IUSB students host free dental clinic
Dental care can be expensive, but IU South Bend students made sure to make it accessible, offering a free sealant clinic Saturday. The clinic is just the first of several free events offered by the university's dental students. Anyone over the age of ...

Oklahoma Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic to Help Thousands
It is an Oklahoma mission of mercy; a two-day free dental clinic Friday, February 5th and Saturday, February 6th at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma city. The clinic opens at 5am on both days. The Oklahoma Mission of Mercy is sponsored by ...

Cosmetic Dentistry Update: Esthetic Bonded Fillings
Gone are the days of restoring teeth with unattractive metal fillings. New technology and training coupled with dental artistry have replaced unsightly fillings with natural tooth-colored fillings. Cosmetic bonded fillings are tooth-colored resin ...

Free Dental Services for Children Through Give Kids A Smile
For the last 13 years, a Connecticut organization has been hosting Give Kids A Smile, an event that provides free dental care to children who would otherwise receive none, and several events are planned throughout February. Community Health Center's ...

Free dental clinic bringing more smiles to Milwaukee
And with dental care playing a vital part in our overall health (...more than you think!), for individuals with a lower income, sometimes shelling out money for dental care still gets put to the wayside. But that's where Bread of Healing Clinic steps ...

No more excuses. Astoria practice offers FREE dental care Feb. 5
Steinway Family Dental Center (SFDC) is proud to announce their participation in National Children's Dental Health Month by hosting a Semi-Annual Free Dental Day on Friday, Feb. 5. This event provides a free day of preventative dental care to adults ...

NEW Study: Louisiana Medicaid Dental Program Could Save $23 Million Annually Through Adoption of Kool Smiles ...
NEW Study: Louisiana Medicaid Dental Program Could Save $23 Million Annually Through Adoption of Kool Smiles ...

NEW Study: Indiana Medicaid Dental Program Could Save $84 Million Annually Through Adoption of Kool Smiles ...
NEW Study: Indiana Medicaid Dental Program Could Save $84 Million Annually Through Adoption of Kool Smiles ...

AAEF and Dentsply award grant to West Virginia University School of Dentistry; AAEF also awards grant to Virginia ...
AAEF and Dentsply award grant to West Virginia University School of Dentistry; AAEF also awards grant to Virginia ...

AAE Foundation awards grants to West Virginia University School of Dentistry and Virginia Commonwealth University ...
AAE Foundation awards grants to West Virginia University School of Dentistry and Virginia Commonwealth University ...

Maintaining Your Pets' Dental Health
Dr. Jyl and Diva dropped by Monday to tell us about the importance of proper dental healthcare for your pets. Here are her top three tips: Feed a balanced, fresh meat diet. A natural, raw food diet based on fresh meat and raw bones helps maintain your ...

Children's Dental Day is Friday in Lincoln
More than 200 Nebraska children are expected to attend the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry's annual Children's Dental Day on Friday. Dental students clad in super heroes of dentistry costumes and as tooth fairies, will ...

5 things you should remove from your dental practice postcard mailer
Clever but confusing concepts—Done well, a clever play on words can get attention. Problem is, these are rarely done well. I came across a dental postcard recently that really threw me off. The main image was of a white rubber ducky and the headline ...

Need a dentist? Tell lawmakers to lighten up on the rules
While all of these options have merit, there are updates to an 80-year-old dental statute that the Legislature could make this session to ensure dentists have more choices in how to set up their practices, making Washington state an attractive place to ...

Over $1 million in dental services given away to help the smiles of 1000 Kansans
(WIBW)- Organizers say they gave away more than $1 million in care during the two-day Kansas Mission of Mercy dental clinic. The Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation says that it served 1,231 patients Friday and Saturday at the Kansas Expocentre. All ...

3D Printing in Dentistry 2015: A Ten-Year Opportunity Forecast and Analysis
LONDON, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The dental industry is transforming into a fully-digital one quicker than most dentists imagined, and 3D technologies are completely altering the way in which dental solutions can be approached thanks to its ability ...

The Top 100 Manufacturers Of Dental Implants Worldwide
This report profiles the Top 100 manufacturers of dental implants worldwide. These companies have the experience, know-how and resources to design and manufacture dental implants and distribute them worldwide. They are located right across the globe ...

Haslam budget plan includes new $39 million dentistry building at UT Health Science Center
NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's fiscal year 2017 budget proposal unveiled Monday night includes $39 million for a new College of Dentistry building at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and to renovate existing dentistry ...

Free youth dental clinic returns to Farmington
FARMINGTON — Students in San Juan College's Dental Hygiene Program and area dentists are partnering together to host a free youth dental clinic on Friday as part of the National "Give Kids a Smile" Day. The event, which will offer free dental care for ...

Get a cavity filled by a dental student: UF dental students are providing dental exams
Dental students started doing screenings at UF's College of Dentistry in December and will continue through March. The screenings seek to find students with certain requirements, who will in turn receive a free exam. Because of the requirements, it is ...

Global Cosmetic Dentistry Industry 2015 Market Research Report by ReportBazzar
The Global Cosmetic Dentistry Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Cosmetic Dentistry industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications ...

ZEST Anchors Expands Dental Portfolio with Acquisition of Danville Materials
Danville's high quality line of dental consumables, market leading micro-etching and air abrasion products and unique offerings, including Perioscopy, will strongly complement the clinical solutions available at Zest today. We look forward to enhancing ...

Celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month in February
“Educating our clients on professional dental care, and the important role it plays in the health of pets, cannot be overemphasized when we communicate with pet owners,” said Dr. Chris Visser of Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists of Glendale ...

Dentist stresses children learn correct dental habits
While some things in life are complicated and offering the proper parenting can be tricky, imparting the right dental habits shouldn't be but Dr. Peter Vanstrom – a leading authority in dentistry today – says a tradition of bad habits continues to ...

Does your dental floss contain PFCs?
When you think about reducing chemical exposure at home, dental floss probably doesn't pop into your mind. Floss (or dental tape) is an important part of one's oral hygiene routine, as it gets into the tight spaces where a toothbrush can't reach, but ...

Doshier Dental Office converts to Sirona 3D imaging
The Sirona system diagnoses and offers precision treatment in all aspects of dental practice, including periodontal, endodontics, and restorative, as well as implantology. This hybrid unit provides striking 2D and 3D image quality. The Ceph-Quickshot ...

MHS Health launches new dental health plan, Dental Health & Wellness
MILWAUKEE, Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MHS Health, a wholly owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation, has announced Dental Health & Wellness as its new dental benefits manager effective January 1, 2016. Dental Health & Wellness, one of Centene's ...

Give Kids a Smile provides free dental care to low-income children
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Most dentists say they want to see a child within six months of their first tooth coming in since any decay on baby teeth can affect health, and in extreme cases, permanent teeth. But dental care can be too expensive for low income ...

Top tips for children's dental health
“Tooth decay can develop as soon as the first tooth appears; but even before then, parents should be wiping their baby's gums with a clean gauze pad or washcloth after each feeding,” said Dr. Kyra Schirk of the CHI St. Joseph Children's Health Dental ...

Dentist faces bankruptcy suit over debt default
MAHIDOL UNIVERSITY will file a personal bankruptcy lawsuit against a former lecturer of its dentistry school in order to seek reimbursement of more than Bt30 million owed by the lecturer who violated the terms of her scholarship and now works at ...

Love Your Pet: Pet dental health
If your pet needs a dental cleaning, your veterinarian will safely anesthetize them to remove all the plaque and tartar on the teeth and below the gum line. This will help prevent long term problems as well as prevent bacteria from the mouth getting ...

Planning to grow your dental practice? 5 creative ways to stand out from the rest
Gone are the days when relying on your reputation and best practices were enough to attract new patients. The idea of how dentists should grow their practices has changed dramatically over the years. Promotion strategies have become very sophisticated ...

Vets recommend regular dental checks for pets
“Educating our clients on professional dental care, and the important role it plays in the health of pets, cannot be overemphasized when we communicate with pet owners,” said Dr. Chris Visser, DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC, of Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists ...

Make dental patients your priority, not their insurance
I talk with dental teams around the country, and I often hear that the biggest issue for them is that they don't have enough new patients. When I ask them questions about this problem, I find out that dental teams are viewing patients as very insurance ...

Orchard Elementary students get a lesson in dental health
You remember that little daily reminder to "brush your teeth so you don't get cavities?" On Tuesday, representatives of RiverStone Dental delivered the same message to some local children, but they did it in a big way. Director of RiverStone Health ...

Global Dental File Market 2016: Industry Growth, Supply, Demand and Development Forecast Report to 2021
Dental-File The Global Dental File Market 2016-2021 Industry has grown steadily in the past few years. But what does the future outlook of the Global Dental File Market 2016-2021 Industry look like? The report on the Global Dental File Market 2016-2021 ...

Project Saving Smiles provides free dental care for Alief ISD students
The offices were transformed Monday into dentist offices, providing free dental care for Alief ISD second grade students. According to the district, approximately 1,000 students will have free services that include screenings, fluoride varnishes and ...

Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients
Dental Care in Your Home is the brainchild of Cathy Elliott, 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 ...

Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients
Dental Care in Your Home is the brainchild of Cathy Elliott, 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 ...

Former Atmore dentist dies
Dr. Steve Shirley, who still practices dentistry in Atmore and one of Crook's dear friends, said he had the pleasure of getting to know Crook through dentist meetings in Monroeville. “Fred was just always one of these guys who professionally had high ...

Ultrasonic Dental Unit Consumption 2016 Global Market Research Report
The Global Ultrasonic Dental Unit Consumption 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Ultrasonic Dental Unit market. First, the report provides a basic overview of the Ultrasonic Dental Unit industry ...

Free dental clinic coming to OKC
The clinic is designed to treat patients' most pressing needs. Patients are generally uninsured or underinsured and do no normally have access to dental care. The clinic allows patients to undergo dental triage to identify individual needs. The patient ...

Free children's dental screenings being offered in Pasco
22, 2016 photo, dental resident Madison Myers Galloway checks the teeth of Justin Perez, 11, during an office visit at Riley Hospital for Children's Department of Pediatric Dentistry in Indianapolis. A federal report says three out of four children did ...

Rice Dental Clinic taking appointments for Give Kids a Smile Day Friday
Rice Regional Dental Clinic (RRDC) at Rice Memorial Hospital is joining with dental professionals across the country for "Give Kids a Smile" day on Friday, February 5. This one day event provides free dental services to children whose families face ...