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Dentistry professor studies medical benefits of nanodiamonds
Dean Ho, a professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry, who has researched the various medical applications of nanodiamonds, published a paper last week on using nanodiamonds to prevent tooth infection and breakage in root canals. (Amy Dixon/Assistant ...

Local dentist buys-back Halloween Candy for the troops
"We tell all the kids to pick out your favorite candy - bring the rest to us and we're gonna turn it to cash," said Trish Sugg,the Treatment Coordinator at Dr. Jeff Ward Pediatric Dentistry. "We send it to the troops through Operation Gratitude. And ...

Local dentist makes Halloween sweet even after trick-or-treating ends
Instead of waiting for a tooth to fall out to get some cash, kids can bring their extra Halloween candy to Frankel Dentistry starting November 1. It may be hard for children to part with the large amount of candy they rake in every Halloween, so ...

Cloverdale dentist fined, suspended after 'incompetently' practicing dentistry
Dr. Steven Krieger, formerly a dentist at Clover Care Dental Clinic, has admitted to providing substandard dental treatment and is facing fines and a year's suspension from practice. The College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC) has been ...

Morgan County Citizen
Lake Oconee Dentistry will be hosting “Stars, Stripes and Smiles,” a free day of dentistry solely for our servicemen and servicewomen, on Friday, Nov. 10. Drs. David and Patti Bradley and Dr. Shelly Pound, as well as Lake Oconee Dentistry hygienists ...

19th Century Mendo Dentistry
At the center of the story was the dentist in the town of Mendocino, John Fleming Wheeler. Wheeler arrived in Mendocino in the summer of 1878, where he opened an office on Main Street. He'd previously practiced in Marin County. By September he ran the ...

Panhandle Pediatric Dentistry buys back Halloween candy
Lauren Backus of Panhandle Pediatric Dentistry said, "So, we're accepting donations of the candy throughout the whole week. Today [Wednesday] is the last day that we're doing the weigh-in for the money and the prizes but we are accepting throughout the ...

Dentists 'should dole out diet tips and advice on alcohol intake'
Dentists should give patients advice about eating more healthily and cutting down an alcohol, while they are carrying out a check-up, a new report suggests. Think-tanks said those sitting in the dentist's chair were "perfectly placed" to absorb tips ...

Family Dentistry Collects Candy For Those Serving Overseas - KDLT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – There's a good chance inside many Sioux Falls homes a ton of candy is lying around after Halloween. A Sioux Falls dentist office took ...

Northeast Delta Dental offers free dentistry for vets Nov. 10
MANCHESTER —One way to make our veterans feel appreciated is by making sure they receive the dental care they need, which is why Northeast Delta Dental and the Easterseals New Hampshire Oral Health Center will be hosting a veterans appreciation ...

Free Dentistry Day
Dr. Raymond Arsenault, Dr. Kathryn DelaCruz-Wright and team, along with the assistance of Dr. William Darroca of Prairie Lakes Dental Care and Dr. Greg Ingram of Indianapolis Dental Designs, will be improving the oral health of the community by ...

The Top Five Recent Technological Advances In Dentistry
2017 has been an incredible year for technological advances in dentistry. Over the past year, we have seen new technology emerging almost every day. It has a huge number of uses, from helping dentists spot the early signs of oral cancer to helping ...

Several Maine dental offices will offer free services Friday
Several dental offices in Maine will offer free services Friday as part of the ninth annual Dentists Who Care for ME event. Dentists, hygienists and other staff members will volunteer their time to provide teeth cleanings, fillings and extractions for ...

Next Steps: Making the Transition From Dentist to Tennis Pro
But that's not stopping longtime Kentlands resident and dentist Dr. Karl Lee from putting down his dental instruments after 30-plus years in practice and picking up a racquet to teach the game he loves to anyone who wants to learn. “We work all our ...

Affordable Dentistry Today to give away free smile makeover
ROCKFORD — Affordable Dentistry Today, 5819-21 E. Riverside Blvd., will give away one free smile makeover as part of the My Free Smile initiative. Candidates can apply by submitting their story and a photo of their smile. Applications will be open ...

Leading Dentist, Victoria C. Pocasangre Oliva, DDS, will be Featured in The Leading Physicians of the World
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Victoria C. Pocasangre Oliva, DDS, Dentist, to their prestigious organization with her upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. Dr. Victoria C ...

No Shots No Drill Dentistry
Dr Schefdore is one of the first dentists in illinois using a new laser technology that allows him to do fillings and treatment of gum disease comfortably with no shots ,drills, or stitches.Recently, Dr Schefdore had a all day live patient seminar at ...

Dentistry in Marion participates in candy buy back
Ed Family Dentistry in Marion did a Halloween candy buy back program Thursday, giving kids a dollar for each pound of candy they brought in. The dentist's office will send the candy to the organization, "Move It Forward," based in Sacramento. Dentist ...

Saluting with a smile
Editor's note: With the divisiveness we hear about in our world, the Ames Tribune wants to offer a bright spot in our community in a weekly feature that shows people working to bring people together through kind gestures. This week we feature Dentistry ...

Local dentists offer free day of dental care for veterans
Drs. David and Patti Bradley and Dr. Shelly Pound, as well as Lake Oconee Dentistry hygienists, dental assistants and other team members, will provide veterans with their choice of a free extraction, filling or cleaning that day. Dr. David Miller, an ...

Westfield Family Dentistry Buying Back Halloween Candy to Send to Troops
WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Family Dentistry, the office of Dr. Paul Arfanis, DDS, is buying back Halloween candy on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 9 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Kids will get one dollar per pound, and the candy will ...

Mother wants lawmakers to take closer look at sedation dentistry after her son dies
But Christopher Power's mother wants lawmakers to address the bigger picture of who is being allowed to perform sedation dentistry, saying it should only be done with either a licensed anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist in the room monitoring the ...

Dentist David Gleason marks 50 years of making better smiles
David Gleason (center), surrounded by his sons, Dan and Tim Gleason, is celebrating 50 years of dentistry in Beatrice. Sam Craig Daily Sun staff. It's been 50 years since Dr. David Gleason started fixing teeth in Beatrice. Gleason opened his dental ...

'I Trusted Her': Family Of Boy With Autism Joins Chorus Of Those Questioning Burnsville Dentist
After an insurance change, it took some time to find a new pediatric dentist to accept Ravi Herndon as a patient. “Nobody, I don't think, really enjoys going to the dentist and if you're a kid with severe sensory needs it's even harder,” Harriet ...

More tips for choosing the right dentist
Dr. Josephs practices Implant Cosmetic and General Dentistry with an emphasis on implants, veneers and complex crown and bridge treatment. He is on staff at JFK Medical Center and is a Faculty Advisory Board member at McGill University's Faculty of ...

Picking up a little history at the dentist's office in Alma
A photo of the old Union Depot on display at the Alma Heritage Dentistry building. By Linda Gittleman, The Morning Sun. Posted: 11/06/17, 7:25 AM EST | Updated: 13 secs ago. # Comments. A painting by Dottie Wassenaar of Alma's old Union Depot that now ...

Member-exclusive savings add up to sizable dollars
CDA members already know firsthand that their membership benefits can support them in navigating the business side of dentistry. From Practice Support resources to insurance products designed only for dentists, a full suite of tools is available to ...

19th Century Mendo Dentistry
At the center of the story was the dentist in the town of Mendocino, John Fleming Wheeler. Wheeler arrived in Mendocino in the summer of 1878, where he opened an office on Main Street. He'd previously practiced in Marin County. By September he ran the ...

Delta Dental awards $40000 grant to West Virginia University School of Dentistry
One of our goals is to improve the oral health of the population,” said Dr. Richard Meckstroth, DDS, chair of the Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. “The resources Delta Dental provided ...

Smith starts OSU dentistry scholarship
COLUMBUS — Local dentist and Gallia Commissioner Dr. David K. Smith has gifted $50,000 to The Ohio State University College of Dentistry to establish a dental scholarship fund. A 1983 graduate of the College of Dentistry, Smith's gift will help ...

Local residents receive $7K in free dental care
Twenty-two Moline-area people received free dental services from Moline Family Dental on Friday, October 13 as part of Free Dentistry Day. Dr. Pete Pirog, Dr. Nathaniel Hyatt and team provided free oral health care to the community during Free ...

Dentist Buying Halloween Candy for Troops
COAL TOWNSHIP -- Candy is something you don't normally see at a dentist's office, but this place had lots of extra Halloween candy that belonged to trick or treaters in Northumberland County. Owens Dentistry near Shamokin has a program called Operation ...

Longtime Sugar Land dentist at Advanced Dentistry loves restoring smiles
Advanced Dentistry in Sugar Land provides all facets of dental services and procedures. However, Dr. Varghese John, the practice's founder and a Sugar Land resident, is most passionate about rehabilitative dentistry, the practice of restoring damaged ...

Dentist, staff thanked for 'Freedom Day'
I would like to thank Covatto Family Dentistry on Broadhead Road in Center Township Monaca for having “Freedom Day” and providing free dentistry to all veterans. I received free X-rays, cleaning and repair to a broken tooth. They also provided food and ...

Savannah Dental Solutions Offers a Complimentary Sedation Dentistry Consultation in November 2017
Thanks to modern dental techniques, virtually pain-free dentistry is now a reality. Still, dental fears and phobias are remarkably common, leading to dentist avoidance. For people who fear the dentist, sedation dentistry may be just what is needed ...

Treats for the troops: Decatur dentist reclaims kids' candy for a cause
The little girl donated her candy to the Candy Buy Back program hosted by Jerger Pediatric Dentistry. Throughout the day Monday, the staff collected unopened Halloween candy in exchange for money. Children received $1 per pound, up to five pounds per ...

More on Choosing the Right Dentist…
Q: I am a retired dentist and read your column faithfully. Although your last column lists many “gadgets and gizmos”, I don't feel you can judge a doctor just based on that alone. What about their talents on using that stuff and their bedside manner? A ...

Studies Show That Dental Crowns Increase Risk of Root Canal
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 37 million crowns are placed every year by dentists in the United States. Dental crowns are by far the most popular indirect procedure even though they require drilling approximately 75% of the tooth away, ...

Dr. Rodney Raanan the best dentist in Beverly Hills
He attended the University of Southern California (USC), School of Dentistry, earning his DDS with honors. Dr. Raanan maintains his enthusiasm for education and later advanced to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he completed an advanced ...

Practice management: Why is it so complicated?
It's no secret that managing the business side of a dental practice has become more complex. And for many dentists, complex is a nice way of saying challenging. Changes in the dental marketplace make it seem like the complications of running a practice ...

Veterans Free Denitstry Day is Friday
Veterans in the Fort Smith, Van Buren and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Belle Point Dental and Van Buren Family Dentistry on Friday. Drs. John Phillips and Philip Morton will team up with their staff at ...

Veterans Free Dentistry Day Is Friday
Veterans in the Fort Smith, Van Buren and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Belle Point Dental and Van Buren Family Dentistry on Friday. Drs. John Phillips and Philip Morton will team up with their staff at ...

Dr. Petrilli is an award-winning dentist celebrating over 20 years in Apopka
His expertise in cosmetic dentistry can dramatically improve your smile through a variety of treatment options ranging from teeth whitening to porcelain veneers. The dental industry has made a great deal of progress over the years. This is extremely ...

DR RODNEY RAANAN, DDS, MMSc – BEVERLY HILLS DENTIST RECEIVES FAVORABLE REVIEWS ON YELP ...
DR RODNEY RAANAN, DDS, MMSc – BEVERLY HILLS DENTIST RECEIVES FAVORABLE REVIEWS ON YELP ...

School of Dentistry Students Gain National Attention
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) has become the setting of a series on dental education in which three students are being introduced to the nation by the American Dental Association (ADA). On Nov. 6, the ADA News launched ...

'A once-in-a-century milestone': Students, faculty eager to call home Creighton's new $84.5 million School of ...
'A once-in-a-century milestone': Students, faculty eager to call home Creighton's new $84.5 million School of ...

'A once-in-a-century milestone': Students, faculty eager for move to Creighton's new $84.5 million School of ...
'A once-in-a-century milestone': Students, faculty eager for move to Creighton's new $84.5 million School of ...

Wellness Wednesday: Dieting Fads, DIY Dentistry, Sports Injuries
Today we look at how constant injuries and the threat of them affects the psyche of athletes. Also coming up, is it smarter to skip the dentist and order products for your teeth online? Finally get a look at the popular dieting fads and trends of the ...

9th Annual Candy Buy Back Held at Advanced Dentistry
Every year after Halloween, Drs. Allen and Kelly Smudde of Santa Clarita Advanced Dentistry open their doors to the community with the same goal in mind – to buy back candy and give back to our local community, schools, and armed forces. Santa Clarita ...

UBNow
In honor of Veterans Day, the School of Dental Medicine is offering local veterans free dental screenings, extractions, restorations and denture repairs through its third annual Dentistry Smiles on Veterans. The program — a partnership between UB ...