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Free Dentistry Day set
During Free Dentistry Day, a choice of one free cleaning or extraction will be provided per patient between between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 777 Broadway, Suite B in Anderson. Patients will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For information ...

Howe Dentistry collects cleaning supplies for relief effort
MOUNT VERNON — Brian Howe Family Dentistry is collecting cleaning supplies for “Cleaning Buckets” at 812 Coshocton Avenue for Hurricane Harvey relief. Howe Dentistry is cooperating with UMCOR.org and the Gay Street United Methodist Church in the ...

Acclaimed Dentist, Scott Levitz, DDS, will be Highlighted in The Leading Physicians of the World
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Scott Levitz, DDS, to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. He is a highly trained and qualified dentist with ...

Family dentistry running diaper drive for Harvey victims
Midgette Family Dentistry says it is looking for adult diapers, feminine products, and baby diapers for the drive. The drive runs through Thursday, Sept. 14. Jordan Cunningham is a Patient Coordinator at the dentist office. “I started looking at all ...

Dental group to host Free Dentistry Day
DeKALB – The DeKalb Dental Group will host a Free Dentistry Day on Sept. 15 at 2707 Sycamore Road. During the event, geared toward people who might not have the financial means for regular appointments, a choice of one free cleaning, filling or ...

TOOTH TALK: Is dental insurance necessary? | Lifestyles ...
TOOTH TALK: Is dental insurance necessary? | Lifestyles ...

Local Dentist Plans to Train Small Group of Students for an Exciting Career as a Dental Assistant from Operating ...
Local Dentist Plans to Train Small Group of Students for an Exciting Career as a Dental Assistant from Operating ...

2 Local Dentists Recognized
New Hampshire Magazine shared 257 reasons to smile with the announcement of its 2017 Top Dentists. The list includes specialist and general dentistry practitioners from throughout the state. In celebration, New Hampshire Magazine hosted a reception to ...

Cape Girardeau Dental Care to host Free Dentistry Day
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -. Dr. David Kaelin, Dr. Richard Straus and staff at Cape Girardeau Dental Care will be providing free dental care for the community as part of Free Dentistry Day on Saturday, September 16. Patients will have a choice of one ...

Dentistry is a father-daughter endeavor
Dr. Gerald Hargis grew up in Alamance County and went to pharmacy school at UNC-Chapel Hill. But he decided that working in a pharmacy wasn't for him, so he went to UNC-CH's dental school and graduated in 1979. Hargis worked for Dr. Ray McKenzie ...

Board of Dentistry pulls license of former Ocala dentist
An Ocala dentist, who weathered numerous license suspensions in the past several years, may be out of business permanently after the Florida Department of Health's Board of Dentistry voted to revoke his license. Department of Health investigators ...

Cases are rare, but children have died while under dental sedation
Ehren Foster, 8, recently underwent sedation during a procedure at the University of Pittsburgh Pediatric Dental Center. Dentists must take care to prevent children from falling into a deeper level of sedation than intended, which can cause their young ...

Sedation Dentist in Baton Rouge Works with Patients to Eliminate Fears
BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The anxiety of going to the dentist can sometimes be way too much to bear. For some people it unfortunately prevents them from getting the critical dental care that they need very urgently. When they ...

Just Thinking: When it comes to pain, dentist has my number
The dental hygienist climbed onto my ergonomic chair and braced her knee against my lower jaw. No, wait. She didn't really put her knee on my chin. What she did -- and I'm sure it was unintentional -- was press the heel of her hand against my lip and ...

Free Dentistry Day will be Sept. 23
“We understand that many people in our community and across the nation haven't been to the dentist for a long period of time," Chowdhary said in a press release. "Some don't understand the importance of dental health, but more often than not, they don ...

Safe and Stress-Free Pediatric Sedation Dentistry: An Important Guide for Parents
If you're a parent and have concerns about sedation dentistry for your child, it's completely understandable. After all, there have been questions raised in the past several years about the safety of sedation and anesthesia in pediatric dentistry ...

Florence Dentists to Offer Free Work for Police Officers on 9/11 Anniversary
Shearer Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Florence will provide free dental exams for active police officers in Northern Kentucky as part of its Smiles for Cops 9/11 commemoration. “In honor of 9/11 we thought we'd reach out to the community and give ...

Savannah Dentist, Savannah Dental Solutions, Offers Complimentary Cosmetic Dentistry Consultations in September ...
Savannah Dentist, Savannah Dental Solutions, Offers Complimentary Cosmetic Dentistry Consultations in September ...

10 Best Pediatric Dentistry Residency Programs in the United States
Would you like to know more about the best pediatric dentistry residency programs in the United States? Insider Monkey recently published an article about this topic giving you some very useful tips. As there is a job growth is predicted in ...

Trimble Dental Welcomes Dr. Lauren Gerdin, Experienced Dentist in Menomonie, WI, to the Practice
Dr. Lauren Gerdin, respected dentist in Menomonie, WI, joins Trimble Dental to offer leading general dental care and experienced cosmetic dentistry. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) September 05, 2017. Dr. Lauren Gerdin has recently joined Trimble Dental to ...

Prosecco Is The Rage In Britain, But Dentists Issue Warnings About It
Dr. Mervyn Druian, London Centre for Cosmetic Dentistry told Allen 'The signs of a Prosecco smile are where the teeth come out of the gum. It starts with a white line just below the gum, which if you probe it is a little bit soft, and that is the ...

With high unemployment, Kern County welcomes volunteer dentists
Having retired in April after 49 years in private practice as a general dentist, Robert Reed, DDS, says, “I now have a lot more time to work on CDA Cares!” As chair of the Bakersfield CDA Cares Local Arrangements Committee, Reed's job is to help ensure ...

DeCino Family Dentistry – the office of Patricia L. DeCino
At DeCino Family Dentistry, they know every person's dental needs are unique. That's why they offer a comprehensive selection of treatment options in a comfortable, convenient atmosphere. They provide superior dental care - in fact, they were named a ...

NYU Bluestone Center Researchers Discover That Skin Color Affects Skin Sensitivity to Heat and Mechanical Stimuli
Researchers at the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research at the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) have identified a novel molecular mechanism which explains why dark-skinned and light-skinned people respond differently to heat ...

Coconino Voices:
State regulations changed to make tele-dentistry possible, but more can be done to remove barriers. And AHCCCS plans need to be more transparent. I've had dentists tell me they were turned down for participation, when it's clear we need more dentists ...

Smile, you're in augmented reality dentistry
For someone getting major dental work or reconstructive surgery, it can be hard to visualize what they'll look like afterwards. You can do casts and make wax molds, but that's a bit… 19th century, isn't it? A Swiss startup brings the in retrospect ...

Augmented Reality Dentistry Will Show You How Your Teeth Look Post-Treatment
The company showcased its tech at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany, last year and claims that it received “overwhelming feedback” from dentists, dental hygienists and dental technicians. It is currently the only provider of such AR ...

Patients having to 'pull out their own teeth' because NHS dentists refuse to treat them
”The Government has only commissioned enough dentistry to treat about half the adult population and this is an absolute disgrace." Patients in England are entitled to free dental care if they are under 18, under 19 and in full-time education, pregnant ...

Coconino Voices:Tele-dentistry is high-quality way to expand access
State regulations changed to make tele-dentistry possible, but more can be done to remove barriers. And AHCCCS plans need to be more transparent. I've had dentists tell me they were turned down for participation, when it's clear we need more dentists ...

Moscow dentistry seeks to aid those without insurance
They will provide free dentist appointments to anyone over age 18 who does not have insurance. The free appointment includes a cleaning, extraction and filling, if needed. Last year, they donated more than $11,000 in dental services for those in need, ...

New laser means dentistry without anesthesia at Hillside
“It's a relatively new technology where we're doing a lot of traditional dentistry without anesthesia. We can do everything from remove fillings, get rid of cavities, remove soft tissue like gingiva, frenectomies — especially on children, if they are ...

Shwedel Dental will host 'Dentistry From The Heart' Saturday
Previous events have brought relief to more than 950 people while donating more than $265,000 in free dental care to the community and, like hundreds of other Dentistry From The Heart members, it will not be their last annual event. For more ...

Dr. Leslie Bonar, DDS, Comments on New "Sedation Dentistry" Services
Patients come to dentists for a variety of reasons. However, Dr. Leslie Bonar of Grand Dentistry in Escondido believes that the three overwhelming reasons people visit the dentist are: (a) they like the dentist, (b) they trust the dentist, and (c ...

AR Acquisition By Ivoclar Vivadent May Improve Dentistry
A Switzerland-based company called Kapanu has now been acquired by the global dental company Ivoclar Vivadent, which likely means exciting new things for augmented reality (AR) in the world of dentistry. For clarification, the acquisition actually took ...

With augmented reality and orthodontia by mail, disruption comes to dentistry
While telemedicine has a broad range of applications, some specialties certainly seem better suited then others, and teledentistry -- or, more specifically, teleorthodontia -- seems on the surface to be a poor fit. But Candid, a new startup that ...

Pet dentistry: necessity or money-maker?
pet owner and they'll tell you dentistry is one of the top subjects their vet brings up during annual wellness exams. I don't think it's a stretch to say that most pet owners think dental care is just another way for their vet to dig into deeper into ...

NYU Dentistry's Lauren Feldman Receives Nearly $1M HRSA Career Development Award
Lauren Feldman, DMD, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), has received a five-year, nearly $1 million Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician ...

31st International Conference on Dentistry & Oral Care
This year's annual dentistry congress highlights the theme, “Bridging Excellence in Dentistry and Oral Care: A vision for Excellence” which reflects the innovative progress in Dentistry. Dentistry 2018 will be an excellent learning, sharing and ...

Advanced Dentistry
Cooper Moss Advanced Dentistry (previously Cooper Dental Arts Center), is one of the oldest dental practices in Olympia, having served Thurston County patients since the 1980s. All four dentists at Cooper Moss are Washington natives. Dr. Bruce Cooper ...

Dentist Earns Recognition from Academy of General Dentistry
NEW WINDSOR – The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of more than 40,000 general dentists who are dedicated to professional excellence through the pursuit of continuing education, has announced that John F. Carpenter, ...

Clarksville Modern Dentistry joins Chamber of Commerce
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Clarksville Modern Dentistry as a new member. Operations Manager, Crystal Griffin, talked about some of the technological advances offered by ...

Dental Schools Add An Urgent Lesson: Think Twice About Prescribing Opioids
The opioid epidemic has been fueled by soaring numbers of prescriptions written for pain medication. And often, those prescriptions are written by dentists. "We're in the pain business," says Paul Moore, a dentist and pharmacologist at University of ...

A special dentist for special needs
Regular trips to the dentist are just as important as regular trips to the doctor, but they can be a little more intimidating for some people. Getting kids to love going to the dentist often can be a challenge (this goes for adults too!), but what if ...

UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Museum Open in Lincoln
The museum features a collection of dental artifacts that chart the history and evolution of the profession. It will be open to the public for free through Sept. 16. Museum curator and professor emeritus Stan Harn has been building the collection since ...

UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Museum open in Lincoln
He says the exhibit this year has more than 40 dental cabinets on display from the 1860s through the 1950s, including several new ones from the 1870s. The museum also features six period dentist offices from the 1850s to the 1930s, several dental ...

South Plainfield Public Library presents: Tell Me About Implant Dentistry
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Friday, September 15 at 3pm, the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Dr. Paul Arfanis who will present a program entitled: “Tell Me About Implant Dentistry”. No matter how diligently you may brush, floss, or visit your ...

High-quality service and care earns Florence Family Dental Best of Burlington County
A graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, (UMDNJ), Dr. Blum received first-rate training in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr. Blum completed his Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency with UMDNJ, and has ...

UNMC College of Dentistry Dental Museum open in Lincoln
He says the exhibit this year has more than 40 dental cabinets on display from the 1860s through the 1950s, including several new ones from the 1870s. The museum also features six period dentist offices from the 1850s to the 1930s, several dental ...

Aces of Trades – Moundbuilders General Dentistry
NEWARK – Great friendships are rare. Take, for example, dentists Dick Main and Ben Jump. Before Main retired, they were much more than co-workers at what is now Moundbuilders General Dentistry. “He's really an amazing young man,” Main said. “Without ...

Eastman Institute a hub for dentistry since 1917
“Four years ago (a dentist) told me we needed to put David in the operating room and just have all his teeth pulled,” Goodnough recalled. “When I told David that he just went crazy and he begged me not to do that. I didn't know what to do and so I ...