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Suggestions for MA dentist for young anxious adult on the spectrum

12 hours 7 min ago

We're looking for a dentist in the Belmont/Arlington/Watertown/Cambridge area for my 19 year-old son who is ready to transition from his pediatric dentist. He likes her and her hygienist, but he's become embarrassed to go into their very kid-oriented office.

Philpott: Tricare shifting dental coverage to new insurer

Sat, 2017-04-22 17:01

Responsibility to provide dental care coverage to 1.37 million active duty family members, and 376,000 Reserve and Guard members and their families, will shift May 1 from MetLife to United Concordia Companies, Inc., of Harrisburg, Pa. The change in Tricare dental program contractor will bring lower patient premiums and a modest expansion of covered services.

How to get strong and healthy teeth: 5 tips to keep dental problems away1 hour ago

Sat, 2017-04-22 12:22

It is important to take of your teeth. Oral hygiene is not only essential for a great smile but also to avoid other medical conditions like bone loss, gum infection and stroke.

Coming back for "Rabbit"

Sat, 2017-04-22 07:38

Ken Cumming holds "Rabbit," a Vietnamese boy he got to know during his time as a national serviceman in the Vietnam War. Dentist Captain Mick Prentice from Mr Cumming's Regular Aid Post examines the teeth of children at a Vietnamese orphanage.

Teeth Whitening Market - Drivers and Forecasts by Technavio

Sat, 2017-04-22 02:52

The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key industry influencers. The use of teeth whitening products among individuals is limited in developing and under-developed nations due to high price and lack of awareness.

Dentist Under Probe After Pulling Patients Tooth While Riding Hoverboard

Fri, 2017-04-21 22:08

Prosecutors are claiming an Alaska-based dentist is guilty of Medicaid fraud for reportedly pulling a patient's tooth while operating a hoverboard. The dentist, Seth Lookhart, was charged with 17 counts of Medicaid fraud in 2016 for billing out $1.8 million in unnecessary IV sedations, The Seattle Times reports .

Support safe dental anesthesia for California children: Guest commentary

Fri, 2017-04-21 17:22

If your child needs to have tonsils removed, you probably take it for granted that a physician who specializes in anesthesiology will take care of anesthesia and monitoring, while the surgeon focuses 100 percent attention on performing the surgery. But if your child needs anesthesia for extensive dental work or oral surgery, you can't assume that the same safety measures are in place in the dentist's office.

Dentist hired unlicensed men for Medicaid procedures: prosecutors

Fri, 2017-04-21 14:59

Pictured is Joseph Shyknevsky, 46, of Brooklyn. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced April 21, 2017 the indictment, arrest, and arraignment of Joseph Shyknevsky, 46, of Brooklyn, and four other individuals on charges related to an alleged scheme to defraud Medicaid.

Prosecutors: Dentist pulled tooth while riding hoverboard

Fri, 2017-04-21 10:10

" Prosecutors say an Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled a sedated patient's tooth while riding a hoverboard. Seth Lookhart was charged with 17 counts of Medicaid fraud after prosecutors say he billed Medicaid $1.8 million last year for IV sedation used in procedures that didn't call for it.

Understanding tick paralysis

Fri, 2017-04-21 10:10

Hobo the Wonder Dog Hiking Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.Hiking with your dog may expose them to a higher population of ticks. Examine your dog's coat for ticks after hiking.

Trump's Trade War Will Make Your Dentist Visits Even Costlier

Fri, 2017-04-21 04:53

To get a feel for what's at stake in the U.S. trade debate, run your tongue over your molars. Implants, crowns and bridges made in places like China and Mexico compose as much as 40 percent of the $8.5 billion U.S. market for dental restorations. They sell for a fraction of U.S. prices and boost profits for group practices and the private-equity backed networks that now employ about 18 percent of American dentists.

1 in 2 millennials in NJ have an STD. Will $4.4M campaign help?

Fri, 2017-04-21 02:31

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in New Jersey, and the state Health Department is spending $4.4 million on a campaign to reverse what is a national trend. At a budget hearing Thursday, Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett said New Jersey's campaign includes testing, treatment, outreach to providers - and primary prevention through social media campaigns, where younger people absorb information.

More patients allege dentist overbilled, caused pain

Thu, 2017-04-20 21:39

State investigators believe x-rays were altered. In March 2014, Delta Dental dropped Gardner as a provider.

Trial ordered for dentist charged with raping patient

Thu, 2017-04-20 16:53

A judge has ordered a Pennsylvania dentist to stand trial on charges he raped a patient after a root canal. The Centre Daily Times reports 47-year-old Newman, of Bellefonte, drove the woman to and from the Oct. 18 procedure after she told him she had a fear of dental work.

An Era of Elevated Oral Care Is Upon Us

Thu, 2017-04-20 12:01

When I opened the mailer to reveal four small boxes in the colors of the tropics, I let out an audible, "Ahhh!" My reaction was immediate and visceral. Was it a beautiful makeup palette? A sublime new fragrance? Nope, it was dental floss.

Do you fear the dentist? It may lead to tooth decay

Thu, 2017-04-20 06:52

Take care of your teeth! Do you fear visiting a dentist? You are more likely to suffer tooth decay or have missing teeth, a new study suggests. According to researchers from King's College London in the UK, this could be because many people with dental phobia avoid seeing a dentist on a regular basis to address preventable oral conditions.

Kahuku clinic pair help aid school's athletic director

Thu, 2017-04-20 04:21

A dentist and dental assistant staffing the health clinic at Kahuku High School Wednesday morning performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the school's athletic director after she reportedly went into cardiac arrest and crashed her car in the school parking lot.

Anchorage dentist charged with Medicaid fraud, - unlawful dental acts'

Wed, 2017-04-19 23:28

Anchorage dentist Seth Lookhart confers with his attorney, Michael Moberly, at his bail hearing on Wednesday before District Court Judge Jennifer Henderson. An Anchorage dentist faces a slew of charges for unnecessarily sedating patients in order to maximize Medicaid payments, according to charging documents filed in court this week.

Gouverner dentist practices servant leadership through training in D.R.

Wed, 2017-04-19 23:28

Gaining knowledge through helping others is something of a virtue for Dr. Nicholas F. Gardner and something that led him to poverty stricken Dominican Republic last September. From Sept.

Election special: Cambuslang East residents want action from councillors

Wed, 2017-04-19 21:07

As election day looms ever closer, residents of the Cambuslang East ward have called on councillors to address their concerns. Many people within Halfway and the surrounding areas would like concrete plans for a new secondary school and questioned the lack of facilities for young people.

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