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Debunking the myths about gum diseases

Sat, 2018-05-26 17:15

If there is swelling of gums or regular bleeding while brushing, then it is important that you see the dentist immediately. If there is swelling of gums or regular bleeding while brushing, then it is important that you see the dentist immediately.

Insurance card for cheaper services at Essa Dental Clinic

Sat, 2018-05-26 12:52

Al Essa Dental Centre launched a new dental insurance card called IBTISAMA, through which, a few key services can be availed of at a nominal rate. Al Essa Dental Centre launched a new dental insurance card called IBTISAMA, through which, a few key services can be availed of at a nominal rate.

The Dangers of Popular Teething Remedies

Sat, 2018-05-26 10:31

The FDA has some unsettling news for parents looking to soothe their babies' sore gums. The federal agency advised consumers on May 23 not to use over-the-counter teething products containing benzocaine-a popular pain reliever-on children under age two, and asked companies to stop selling those products.

Reevely: Ontario parties' plans for public dental care won't work...

Sat, 2018-05-26 05:53

Before the provincial government expands public health insurance to cover dentistry, it ought to pay more for the programs Ontario already has, the Ontario Dental Association says. "I think the real issue here is we have programs in place," says Dr. LouAnn Visconti, a Timmins dentist who is president of the association.

I'm definitely not for everyone

Sat, 2018-05-26 01:23

If you have any kind of history with me, you know that I request the same drugs from my dentist, before he even thinks about looking in my mouth, that Jeffery Dahmer gave his victims before attempting to turn them into sex zombies. If you do not have any kind of history with me, then you probably will choose never to have any kind of history with me after that last sentence.

Home of the Innocents opens children's dental clinic

Fri, 2018-05-25 21:00

Helping children in our community is one of the goals of the Home of the Innocents, and on Friday, helping kids' dental health got a lot easier. The Open Arms Children's Health Dental Clinic opened at 10:00 a.m. Friday morning in the 100 block of East Market Street.

Looking for an in-demand job in Canada? Try being a dental hygienist or barista

Fri, 2018-05-25 16:26

If working for a big corporation isn't your cup of tea, then you may be drawn more to jobs offered by small and medium-sized businesses . But if you're just starting out your career, or looking for a change, knowing where the jobs are might help you pick your new or budding career path.

Have You Seen This? Dentist's ma...

Fri, 2018-05-25 14:14

Going to the dentist can be scary, especially for little kids. When I was a kid, one of my first memories of the dentist was when I had to have a tooth pulled and I screamed and cried for about an hour before I let the dentist look at my teeth.

Murfreesboro dental office to provide free services on Free Dentistry Day

Fri, 2018-05-25 09:35

Murfreesboro residents will have an opportunity to receive free dental work and services on June 15 at Rivers Dental Care. The staff at Rivers Dental Care will provide free dental care to those who have no dental insurance as a part of Free Dentistry Day.

As hurricane season nears, New Orleans worries over flooding

Fri, 2018-05-25 07:09

Dr. Lauren Morris's dental office is in sight of one of the pumping stations designed to push water out of New Orleans. But despite that proximity, the roughly year-old business has already flooded.

Dentists can smell your fear - and it may put your teeth at risk

Fri, 2018-05-25 07:09

Keep calm! A study of dental students suggests that dentists can smell when a patient is anxious, and it makes them more likely to make mistakes and perform badly. The finding is the first real-world evidence that chemical signals hidden in our body odour can betray our emotions and influence the behaviours of those around us, says Valentina Parma at the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy.

Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the Michigan Board of Dentistry

Fri, 2018-05-25 02:31

LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Joshua Goodrich of Constantine to the Michigan Board of Dentistry.

Armenia, Artsakh to host first Armenian-American int'l dental congress

Thu, 2018-05-24 22:01

The First Armenian-American International Congress of Dentists will be held in Armenia and Artsakh from 24 to 28 May. The event organized through the joint efforts of the Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi and the Armenian Dental Association is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia, Chief Dentist Lazar Yesayan said on Thursday. "Those problems are generally inevitable across the world.

What causes pale gums?

Thu, 2018-05-24 17:25

Pale gums may indicate that a person has anemia, which is often the result of an iron deficiency. However, if the gums are white or painful, the cause may be more serious.

Leading the Way in the Fight for Human Rights

Thu, 2018-05-24 12:45

Advocate for Latino rights, leader of the #Not1More campaign and co-founder of Mijente, a social justice movement for Latinos. Marisa Franco spent years as a community organizer around homelessness and labor issues in New York and California.

Girl who can't feel pain battling insurance company

Thu, 2018-05-24 07:59

In 2004 the story of the 3-year-old girl from Minnesota who doesn't feel pain spread around the world. Now, about to graduate from high school, Gabby Gingras still can't feel pain - but that doesn't mean she's not hurting.

LSU School of Dentistry, inundated in Katrina, opens in raised, reimagined Gentilly facility

Thu, 2018-05-24 03:11

Dental hygienist Jan Nix, right, cleans the teeth of patient John Coman at LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry's newly completed Advanced Clinical Care and Research Building in New Orleans, La., Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The $31 million, 64,899 square foot facility is home to a 22-chair faculty dental practice, an oral and maxillofacial surgery clinic, an outpatient surgical center and more.

Dentists warn about do-it-yourself braces

Wed, 2018-05-23 22:27

A warning from the American Association of Orthodontists: IT's urging people to beware of internet videos and websites encouraging people to straighten their own teeth. Videos for "do-it-yourself braces" are easy to find online.

PIAA Changes Name to the Medical Professional Liability Association

Wed, 2018-05-23 20:07

May 23, 2018--PIAA, the leading association representing the medical professional liability insurance community, has announced that its members have voted to change the name of the organization to the Medical Professional Liability Association . The vote took place at the Annual Meeting of Members during the 2018 Medical Liability Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Dentists reveal the strangest questions they have been asked by patients

Wed, 2018-05-23 15:23

Despite us supposedly knowing more than ever about hygiene and how to look after our teeth, new research shows that maybe there are a few gaps in our knowledge. Simplyhealth, the company behind the Denplan dental payments plan, asked dentists around the UK the most common questions asked by patients.