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Video: Randy Jackson: The Oral Health and Diabetes Link You Never Knew About

Tue, 2018-11-13 13:03

INTERVIEWER: WELCOME BACK TO GOOD DAY KENTUCKY. THERE ARE MORE THAN 30 MILLION AMERICANS LIVING WITH DIABETES, AND ACCORDING TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL, PEOPLE LIVING WITH DIABETES ARE TWO TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP GUM DISEASE.

NSW Health OKs fluoride for Gunnedah town water supply

Tue, 2018-11-13 08:49

A Hunter New England Health spokesperson said the approval had come after a "longer-term process " with Gunnedah Shire Council and the Ministry of Health. The council voted late last year to ask approval from NSW Health to fluoridate for the oral health benefits to residents, citing "overwhelming community support".

How Michigan's age-friendly communities are making health more accessible to seniors

Tue, 2018-11-13 04:35

This article is part of State of Health, a series examining health disparities, how they affect Michigan's children and seniors, and the innovative solutions being developed to address them. It is made possible with funding from the Devinney has bad teeth.

Carbondale, IL dental practice gives free cleanings to veterans

Tue, 2018-11-13 00:21

As a way to give back to give back on Veterans Day this year, Dogwood Dental in Carbondale, Illinois gave out free cleanings to men and women who have served our country. Dr. Michael Durr is the man who came up with the idea, and says helping out veterans hits home for him.

Did dental board cover for arrested dentist?

Mon, 2018-11-12 22:14

Freeze Warning issued November 12 at 2:12AM MST expiring November 13 at 9:00AM MST in effect for: Gila Freeze Warning issued November 12 at 2:12AM MST expiring November 13 at 9:00AM MST in effect for: Gila, Maricopa, Pinal Freeze Warning issued November 11 at 12:57PM MST expiring November 13 at 9:00AM MST in effect for: Gila Freeze Watch issued November 11 at 2:12AM MST expiring November 13 at 9:00AM MST in effect for: Gila Hard Freeze Warning issued November 11 at 2:07AM MST expiring November 13 at 8:00AM MST in effect for: Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Pima, Santa Cruz After receiving repeated warnings about a dentist's falsified anesthesia credentials, Arizona Dental Board officials intentionally looked the other way, silenced staff, and even helped the dentist continue to practice, according to internal emails and documents obtained by ABC15.

Parents: Kids' dentist did unnecessary work

Mon, 2018-11-12 20:12

A Colorado pediatric dentist is accused of doing unnecessary procedures on young children, putting them under anesthesia and taking advantage of trusting parents.

Fewer dental appointments could increase risk of oral cancer, experts warn

Mon, 2018-11-12 18:13

A move to restrict dental check-ups to once every two years could put lives at risk, according to dentists. Plans to improve oral health, published by the Scottish Government at the start of this year, include a proposal to extend the dental recall interval for low-risk patients up to an interval of 24 months.

Canadian Dentist Installed as Academy of General Dentistry's New President

Mon, 2018-11-12 16:05

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of General Dentistry has installed Neil Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, of Mississaugua, Ontario as its new president. Dr. Gajjar is the second Canadian and the youngest AGD member elected to this seat.

Shaw Family Dental Center Opens In Dalton

Mon, 2018-11-12 14:01

Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a floorcovering provider, announced the opening of the Shaw Family Dental Center.

Global Dental X-ray Systems Market 2018-2022| Increasing Demand for Cosmetic Dentistry| Technavio

Mon, 2018-11-12 09:54

Technavio analysts forecast the global dental X-ray systems market to grow at a CAGR of over 4% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report. However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate due to a decline in the year-over-year growth.

Eastwood dentist offers free care for veterans today

Mon, 2018-11-12 09:54

Dr. Joan Laura and dental assistant Nicole Seib work to extract a tooth for a veteran at the Eastwood Dental Office in Syracuse on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. ( On Veterans Day, many people will stay home from work and school to pay homage to those who serve.

Kingsmead practice offers free mouth cancer checks

Mon, 2018-11-12 07:45

Kingsmead's Abbey Dental Practice, in Regency Way, is welcoming anyone who would like a screening to come and get checked on Friday November 23 and 30. In backing the campaign, the practice wants to give back to the community and make people aware of mouth cancer and the importance of regular check-ups. Robert Handley from Abbey said: "Mouth cancer does not have the public awareness that other forms of cancer does, yet shockingly it claims more lives every year than testicular and cervical cancer combined.

Huge push for dental care to be covered by Medicare struggling...

Mon, 2018-11-12 03:26

Year-long wait times and 'unaffordable' fees: Struggling Australians petition for dental care to be covered by Medicare as oral hygiene plunges Australians are calling on the government to start covering trips to the dentist under Medicare as they slam the 'unaffordable' out-of-pocket costs of having work done. Medicare does not cover dental care and a recent report found one in five Australians do not receive the recommended level of oral treatment.

Friends, family celebrate retiring Belpre dentist

Sun, 2018-11-11 23:15

Photo by Brett Dunlap Dr. Dwight K. Poole spoke during a retirement party given in his honor Sunday in Belpre. Poole has been practicing dentistry for 48 years in Belpre with an office on Maple Street.

New dental surgery could open in Wibsey

Sun, 2018-11-11 23:15

However, the nature of the surgery is not known, for example whether it will cater for NHS patients or not. According to the application, the surgery will have two treatment rooms and will operate seven days a week, with opening times of 8.30am until 4pm.

Fear, loathing, groans at new dental office

Sun, 2018-11-11 15:06

People insert sharp objects into our mouths, poking and prodding. Even if it doesn't hurt, it seems like it will hurt.

Is blue the new white? We will let you decide with newest tooth polish fad

Sun, 2018-11-11 11:04

Teeth whiting is a million-dollar industry acording to Business Wire, so why the fad of colored teeth? A New York City-based brand, Chrom, is capturing attention with it's "tooth polish". It's not a polish in the cleaning sense, instead it's "just like nail polish," the brand's website says; though, unlike nail polish, Chrom's founder, David Silverstein, told the New York Post that it is a safe product for your mouth and was even developed by dentists.

Salute to Veterans 2018: Air Force dentist made lots of good friends at Travis

Sun, 2018-11-11 06:36

It was the people who Air Force dentist Richard Lubman worked with while in uniform who made him appreciate his 28 years on active duty and with the Reserve so much. She signed up for the military's early commission program while he was in college.

This water-fueled flosser works 5x better than the standard

Sun, 2018-11-11 04:30

Let's all just admit it: flossing is a hassle. Even though your dentist scolds you for it at least once a year, it's tedious to do and even more difficult to tell if you're doing it effectively.

Dentists of Armenia in front of the government demanding reduction of license tax

Sun, 2018-11-11 00:19

As a representative of the Constructive Dentistry public organization Hovhannes Gevorgyan stated in an interview with journalists, nothing has changed over these 6-7 months - the practice of making decisions continues without taking into account the opinions of interested parties. Gevorgyan argues that most of the specialists in this field are dissatisfied.

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