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All Smiles Dentistry to 'adopt' five families for Christmas
PORT ST LUCIE — The staff and management at All Smiles Dentistry, a locally owned dental practice, plan to "adopt" five families in need to help make the holidays a little brighter. “If you know someone who could use a little help, let us know,” Dr ...

The Sacramento Dentistry Group Answers: Why Take Oral Photographs?
It is now fairly common practice for dentists to take x-rays and digital photographs of their patients' teeth. Why do dentists need surface level pictures when they already have sub-surface pictures via x-rays? This article explains the value of ...

Thursday Troubleshooter: Should staff tell dentist poor dentistry is why practice is suffering?
QUESTION: My employer bought a very successful practice from the previous owner, who was an excellent dentist. The staff has remained the same. When the current dentist bought the practice, there were 3,000 active patients. Three-and-a-half years later ...

December 1, 2016 | Dentist Recruitment and Retention Effects Publically Traded DSO's Performance
The company also believes that dentist transition partially contributed to the decrease in revenue. The number of dentists affiliated with the company has declined from 110 on September 30, 2015 to 98 on September 30, 2016. The company replaced its ...

Dentistry student overcomes has giant tumour removed from her BRAIN and passes exams just two weeks later
A DENTISTRY student got top grades in her university exams just two weeks after undergoing brain surgery to have a tumour removed. Sarah Tomlinson, 35, defied the odds and qualified for her dream job as a dental hygienist, completing an eight-day ...

Dentist Battling Cancer Creates 'Molar Express'
Dentist Battling Cancer Creates 'Molar Express'. Loading... Mebane based dentist, Dr. Eric Steinbicker, is battling cancer, but that isn't stopping him from spreading some Christmas cheer. He created this 'Molar Express' float for the Mebane Christmas ...

News and views for UB faculty and staff
Sebastiano Andreana, associate professor and director of implant dentistry in the School of Dental Medicine, has received the Isaih Lew Memorial Research Award from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). The annual award, presented to ...

Scottsdale Smiles Dentistry wants to give you a Hollywood smile
Scottsdale Smiles Dentistry wants to give you a Hollywood smile. 7:57 AM, Dec 2, 2016. sonoran living. Share Article. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed ...

All Kids Dentistry – November 30, 2016
Dr. Laura Greenwald has been a dentist for 10 years. She went to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in NYC, graduating in 2003. She specialized in pediatric dentistry at Texas A&M/Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas finishing with her ...

A decade of friendship between dentists instills tradition of giving
Michael McKenzie had an inkling back in high school that he wanted to become a dentist. So as a teen back in 2006, he began shadowing Bill Esicar, a longtime Hannibal dentist. "I've known him for a long time," McKenzie said. The two kept in touch ...

First pediatric dental office opens in Abington
Serving the South Shore with over 30 years collective experience, Abington Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics offers patients in the Abington, Whitman, Hanson, Rockland, Brockton, and Hanover communities with dental care grounded in deep experience ...

Pet Dentistry - Looking After Your Pet's Teeth
We're all reminded from an early age that too much sugar and junk food will rot our teeth. I'm certain there are very few people out there who enjoy going to the dentist too! However, what about our pets? While we're unlikely to be indulging our pets ...

'Dentistry For Good' In Guatemala, One Tooth At A Time
So he started the non-profit Sonrisa Immaculata — Dentistry for Good. He's since been to Guatemala six times for dental service trips. This trip was the second time he led his own group. The group of five dentists, two hygienists and countless ...

Company news: Ann Marie Adornato purchased a periodontic and implant dentistry
Ann Marie Adornato DMD, MSD purchased Dr. John Albert's Periodontic and Implant Dentistry practice, in Liverpool. Adornato holds a doctor of dental medicine degree, and completed her periodontal surgery training at Case Western Reserve University ...

ACFF awards grants to boost pediatric preventive dentistry efforts
The inaugural grant program aims to bring together groups outside of dentistry, such as pediatrics and primary care, to help underserved communities. Made possible through funding from Colgate-Palmolive, the grants focus on specific populations ...

Dental practices to merge in 2017
In 2015, Thompson received the Jack Wells Memorial Dedication to Dentistry Award of the Tennessee Dental Association. Thompson's contributions to the community were recognized by numerous organizations, including the Academy of General Dentistry, ...

US Sees Significant Shortage in Minority Dentists
Underrepresented minority dentists represent a smaller percentage of the dental workforce and are unevenly distributed in relation to minority populations in the United States, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the Bronx ...

Best of Carpe Diem: #8 Cosmetic Dentistry 2015
The idea of altering your teeth for cosmetic purposes has evolved exponentially in the last two decades. The process of straightening your teeth through conventional braces remains an option that itself has evolved, but cosmetic dentistry now offers ...

Dr Tom Kraus Dentistry Gives Donation To Stock The Shelves
Dr Tom Kraus Dentistry Gives Donation To Stock The Shelves. 06-Dec-2016. The Office of Dr. Tom Kraus recently donated to Stock the Shelves, an effort to help out food pantries. Holding the $500 (symbolic) check are: Standing L to R: Amanda Fenrich, ...

Incisal Edge, Herman Miller award distinction in dental practice design
Dr. Carlos J. Huerta, as much as an artist with dentistry as Picasso was with paint or clay, uses artwork to "elevate the overall patient experience and ease anxiety," as he puts it. The 1,239 -square-foot Manhattan practice, The Dental Boutique ...

Incisal Edge Introduces Inaugural List of Dentistry's 32 Most Influential
In dentistry, a multibillion-dollar health-care industry that's home to some of the nation's most innovative and interesting people, no ranking of "influence" existed -- until now. Months ago, Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine embarked upon the ...

Incisal Edge Introduces Inaugural List of Dentistry's 32 Most Influential
Measuring "influence" is a little like measuring love, or the water view from an apartment terrace. It's a formula that includes a few numbers, some guesswork and ...

Incisal Edge Introduces Inaugural List of Dentistry's 32 Most Influential
In dentistry, a multibillion-dollar health-care industry that's home to some of the nation's most innovative and interesting people, no ranking of "influence" existed -- until now. Months ago, Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine embarked upon the ...

The University of Istanbul Dentistry School joins Clinerion's Patient Recruitment System platform
The Dentistry School of the University of Istanbul (IU), Istanbul, Turkey, joins Clinerion's Patient Recruitment System platform, opening up new patient populations for patient recruitment and new clinical expertise areas for the running of clinical ...

Dentistry students to learn online
University of Otago School of Dentistry students will be able to learn how to do everything from root canals to orthodontic work with the click of a mouse next year. Staff and students will have access to online learning program e-Den next year ...

Manalapan restorative dentist sponsoring Marine Toys for Tots program to give children in need free toys for the ...
Manalapan restorative dentist sponsoring Marine Toys for Tots program to give children in need free toys for the ...

Dr. John Hoggard, Distinguished Greenville, NC Dentist, Joins Capps, Bowman, Padgett and Associates
Dr. John Hoggard is a respected dentist in Greenville, NC, and the newest member of the team at Capps, Bowman, Padgett and Associates. Dr. Hoggard is skilled in various restorative dentistry treatments and brings experience in root canals, customized ...

New dentistry simulation lab opens at Schulich
Western University's Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry officially opened a new state-of-the-art dentistry simulation laboratory to enhance the student learning experience on Nov. 29. According to a media release, this new facility features ...

Family Dentistry Ephrata Cares for Your Smile
At Family Dentistry Ephrata, the entire staff is focused on healthy smiles for the entire family, from toddlers to seniors and everybody in between. They want you to be able to smile with confidence and enjoy the benefits of healthy teeth. One of the ...

Trusted Warren, OH Dentist, Dr. Joseph Bedich, Attends 150th ...
Trusted Warren, OH Dentist, Dr. Joseph Bedich, Attends 150th ...

Merry Christmas, have a filling: Whitehorse clinic offers free dentistry
Here's something to make you smile: free dentistry! A Whitehorse clinic is looking to share some Christmas spirit this weekend, by opening its doors to people who usually can't afford to see a dentist. Dentists and hygienists at Riverstone Dental ...

Dentists give back to residents
In their attempt to “Keep Oxford Smiling,” Lee Family & Cosmetic Dentistry will be offering a free dentistry day on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their Oxford location. The day-long event is an opportunity for residents of the LOU community who are ...

Nobay Named School of Medicine and Dentistry Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate professor of Emergency Medicine Flavia Nobay, M.D., has been named associate dean for Admissions at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, succeeding professor of Neuroscience John Hansen, Ph.D., who is retiring this spring after more than 20 ...

Clarence Marshal “Mac” Mahanes, 92, practiced dentistry for over five decades
Dr. Clarence Marshal “Mac” Mahanes passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8. Mac was a native Virginian, growing up in Lynchburg and graduating from Virginia Tech with a degree in engineering. While attending Virginia Tech, Mac was the lead clarinetist for the ...

Alberta announces dentistry 'fee guide,' stops short of actually regulating them
Child dentist In this Friday, Jan. 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. (AP Photo/Michael ...

Lindsay Decker, DMD joins Core Pediatric Dentistry
EXETER - Lindsay Decker, DMD has joined Core Pediatric Dentistry, located at 5 Hampton Road. She joins Jennifer Creem, DMD, MS and Gilda Pronych, DDS. Dr. Decker received her undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware in Newark, DE, ...

Man performed dental work at home. But investigators say he was never a dentist.
Robert “Robbie” Rheinlander, claiming he had been a dentist in South Carolina before moving to Florida, began performing tooth extractions and examinations and making dentures out of his home or at patients' homes, according to the Manatee County ...

Talking Business: A love of dentistry leads to a career
Most teenagers tend to look back on their time wearing dental braces with less than fond memories. However, Dr. Lisa Anderson said she eagerly awaited regular visits to her orthodontist to feed her growing interest in dentistry. “I wasn't the typical ...

Peak Family Dental: making dentistry less painful
Because the patient and dentist don't have to wait for a chemical anesthetic to take effect, the whole procedure takes much less time, is less painful and a patient isn't numb for hours after the procedure, he said. This allows a patient to eat, drink ...

Africa: Europe to Decide On Use of Mercury in Dentistry
Three major European institutions, namely the European Commission, Parliament and Council, are due to meet on 6 December to discuss regulations on mercury, particularly its use in dentistry. Mercury makes up 50 percent of amalgam, which is commonly ...

He extracted 10 teeth without anesthesia. And he wasn't a dentist, cops say
Robert “Robbie” Rheinlander, claiming he had been a dentist in South Carolina before moving to Florida, began performing tooth extractions and examinations and making dentures out of his home or at patients' homes, according to the Manatee County ...

Restorative dentistry can improve function, appearance of teeth
FALLBROOK – Quality restorative dentistry can do much more than provide a dazzling new smile for someone who has suffered the effects of aging and/or challenges with their teeth. “There is more to it than just cosmetic dentistry,” explained Fallbrook ...

He extracted 10 teeth without anesthesia. And he wasn't a dentist ...
He extracted 10 teeth without anesthesia. And he wasn't a dentist ...

Cosmetic Dentistry
When you visit our office, your smile is our top priority. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them ...

Daniel R. Shea, DDS from Shea Family Dentistry, Contributes to US Marines Toys For Tots Literacy Campaign
Dr. Daniel R. Shea, owner of Shea Family Dentistry, a local dentist from Baton Rouge, LA, joined dozens of his dental colleagues from across America at a Gala event hosted by MGE: Management Experts in Florida honoring the U.S. Marine Corp and the ...

Thieves steal Christmas decor from McAdenville dentistry
Thieves stole a Christmas display from a dentist office called Christmastown Dentistry in McAdenville. McAdenville, the home of several hundred Christmas displays,is known as Christmastown USA. “To have our lights stolen is quite disturbing,” Dr ...

Dentist with four UCLA degrees extends her educational reach
Dr. Ruth Alvarez, a pediatric dentistry resident, has earned four degrees from UCLA. In May, she began her 14th year at the university and hopes to complete a certificate in pediatric dentistry in June 2018. She is the first in her family to graduate ...

Digital Media Unfolds the New Age Dentistry Knowledge with Precession
The diversified, new specialties of the dentistry are gradual drifting towards digital publication rather than traditional meetings. This is evident from the fact that till 1953 prominent dental societies used to hold annual meetings to refresh the ...

'Grinch' Steals Decorations from McAdenville's Christmastown Dentistry
MCADENVILLE, N.C. -- McAdenville, also known as Christmastown USA, is once again full of the magic of the Christmas season, but the Christmastown Dentistry is missing a little bit of that magic. Owner Dr. Travis Nixon says thieves stole garland, laser ...

Rent Seeking Organized Dentistry
Before reading an article entitled, Drilling Down on Rent Seeking Dentists, I had no idea what “rent seeking” meant. Jeff Steir, a senior fellow at The National Center for Public Policy Research, a non-partisan, free-market, independent think-tank ...