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Norwich dentist warns of 'deeply disturbing' rise in removal of children's teeth

Tue, 2018-01-16 12:59

A Norfolk dentist has warned the state of children's teeth are worsening as childhood tooth extractions are rising alarmingly. Gautam Sharma, who sees NHS and private patients at his West Earlham Dental Health Practice, said figures released by the Local Government Association this week that 43,000 children and teenagers underwent "completely preventable" operations were not surprising.

Local iwi hosting team of dentists offering free work in Wairoa

Tue, 2018-01-16 10:41

For a lot of us going to the dentist is something we dread ... But this week in Wairoa, a team of dentists are seeing 100 patients who are eager to be treated. These dentists are offering up their skills and time for free to give dental work to people who can't afford it.

Local iwi hosting team of dentists offering free work in Wairoa

Tue, 2018-01-16 10:41

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Business promotes good oral health while reducing waste

Tue, 2018-01-16 06:00

For dentist Nicky Francis, improving children's oral health and minimising waste in the dental industry are causes close to her heart. That led her to start Do Gooder, an online business that sells bamboo toothbrushes and biodegradable dental floss.

Car crashes into second floor dental practice in California

Tue, 2018-01-16 01:14

A man who had taken drugs before getting behind the wheel of his Nissan Sedan survived relatively unscathed after crashing his car in the second-floor of a house. Police in Santa Ana, California, say that the car, travelling at high speed, clipped the central reservation before launching into the air.

Hartford, Connecticut Dentist Selected to the "America's Best Dentists" 2017 Directory

Mon, 2018-01-15 20:45

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT , UNITED STATES, January 15, 2018 / / -- Hartford , Connecticut dentist , Dr. Jagdeep Sibia has been selected to the "America's Best Dentists" registry for 2017. Selections were made by the National Consumer Advisory Board, an organization that identifies top professionals in their fields.

Your toothbrush is probably more disgusting than you thought -...

Mon, 2018-01-15 16:10

A New York City dentist says many of his patients never change their toothbrush unless he hands them a new one. How often you should replace your brush depends on how often you use it, but you can tell it needs to go when the bristles start to bend.

File picture of a dentist. Picture: Claire Homer

Mon, 2018-01-15 11:36

Applying on behalf of client Wichelstowe Dental Care, surveyor Emma Greening of Hunter Page Planning said that the new practice would employ three dentists, together with a hygienist and receptionist. In a letter to borough planning officers, Ms Greening wrote: "There is a huge demand for dental places within the local area, and the intention is for the practice to predominantly serve the needs of the Wichelstowe development in the first instance."

Consult Gentle Teeth for Cosmetic Dentistry to Get That Stunning Smile Back

Mon, 2018-01-15 11:36

One of the best Kendall dentists, Gentle Teeth offers cost-effective cosmetic dentistry solutions, which enable individuals, get that stunning smile everyone covets. Whether its stained teeth or chipped teeth, with their comprehensive range of cosmetic dentistry procedures, individuals can rest assured of restoring their dental health as well as the confidence and self-esteem lost due to damaged teeth - a physical trait whose perfection the society views as highly important.

Your dentist will start asking questions about your sex life - "...

Mon, 2018-01-15 09:11

A regular trip to the dentist is normal full of questions like: Do you floss daily? How often do you brush your teeth? But now your dentist is likely to start asking you what you've been up to in the bedroom and for a very good reason. While some of us would like to keep our sex lives on the down-low, talking about oral sex could be the key to preventing oropharyngeal cancers of the throat, tonsils and back of the tongue.

Inquiry hears surgeon not registered during UHL posting

Mon, 2018-01-15 04:17

A Medical Council inquiry has begun into allegations that an oral and maxillofacial surgeon worked at University Hospital Limerick in 2011, without being registered in Ireland as a medical practitioner with the council, which is required by law. It is alleged that Dr Motaz Kabadaya worked between February and June 2011 at University Hospital Limerick and that he performed dental surgery on Breda Flannery there around 23 May 2011.

How did a car get wedged into a double-storey building?

Sun, 2018-01-14 23:43

The phrase "crashing into a building" took on a new meaning Sunday when a car in Southern California hit a centre divider, went airborne and plowed into the second floor of a dentist's office. Images taken by the local fire department show the white sedan partially wedged into the building, its rear exposed as it tilted to one side.

Car goes airborne, crashes into 2nd-floor dental office in Santa Ana

Sun, 2018-01-14 19:16

A driver who later admitted to using narcotics crashed his car into the second-floor dental offices of a Santa Ana building today, into the second floor dental offices in a building today in Santa Ana, according to police. The white sedan was partially wedged into the second story of the office building, Santa Ana Police Department reported.

Speeding car hits median, flies into dentist's office

Sun, 2018-01-14 14:49

A car slammed into the second floor of a building in Orange County, California, early Sunday morning. The incident unfolded in the 300 block of East 17th Street in Santa Ana, CBS Los Angeles reports.

Love and Teeth: I now pronounce you Mr. and Mrs. Dentist

Sun, 2018-01-14 10:21

Maggie Kerper and Austyn Grissom met while attending the UAB School of Dentistry. They were married last month on Christmas Eve Eve.

Boys & Girls Club teams with More Smiles Wisconsin for new dental clinic

Sun, 2018-01-14 05:55

Hoping to bring bright smiles to more kids this year, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County is teaming with More Smiles Wisconsin to open a new dental clinic in their Fitchburg office. Boys & Girls Club President/CEO Michael Johnson said children who miss school because they can't get proper oral health care is really a big issue.

7 important things all Ghanaian men should do before January ends

Sun, 2018-01-14 01:17

As men, the new year comes with new opportunities and other grave challenges that will need extra strength and stamina to overcome. Many of us men have specific things we do or plans we take whenever the year is about ending.

Sign up for mobile dental clinic, Scale the Strat this wek

Sat, 2018-01-13 20:59

Registration is underway for team and individual participation in the 10th anniversary of Scale the Strat Las Vegas, sponsored by the American Lung Association. Registration is underway for team and individual participation in the 10th anniversary of Scale the Strat Las Vegas, sponsored by the American Lung Association.

Medical credit cards can mean aches and pains for patients

Sat, 2018-01-13 16:36

Nearly a third of Americans report trouble paying their medical bills and many have taken on credit card debt to pay the expenses. Americans die with an average debt of $62,000.

Oman Wellness: Digital dentistry is helping patients in Oman

Sat, 2018-01-13 12:11

Computer-aided drawing and manufacturing which is also popularly known as CAD/CAM, is revolutionising the field of digital dentistry and is helping patients here in Oman with reduced treatment time making the dreaded chair time more manageable. Medical field is underdoing a major revamp in this age of digital revolution, with ground-breaking technologies in all aspect in the medical world.