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Teacher Retirement System of Texas Cuts Holdings in Patterson Companies, Inc.

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-03-04 15:20

Teacher Retirement System of Texas lessened its stake in Patterson Companies, Inc. by 64.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The institutional investor owned 29,731 shares of the company's stock after selling 52,833 shares during the period.

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital helps set up dental clinic in Laos - Adventist News Network

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-03-04 11:33

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital helps set up dental clinic in Laos
Adventist News Network
Late last year, a dental clinic sponsored by the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital (HKAH) began its operation in Lao People's Democratic Republic. Several high-ranking government officials, including the ones overseeing religious affairs, attended the ...

"I have to learn to smile again," John Shannon said after he finally replaced his missing teeth

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-03-04 10:59

Shannon, who is 59 years old and lived six years in the Santa Ana River bed, collected the $500 needed for new teeth through the crowdfunding site, gofundme . Last month, a dentist gave him a full set of top and bottom teeth, which Shannon inserts into a mouth that lost nearly all his teeth over the years.

Methadone may be shedding its stigma in light of nation's opioid epidemic

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-03-04 06:22

Ever since methadone clinics began curbing the cravings of heroin addicts in the 1960s, the treatment has held onto its seedy stigma. But that could be changing in light of the nation's opioid epidemic, killing tens of thousands of people each year.

What Were George Washington's Teeth Made Of?

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sun, 2018-03-04 01:57

Dentures worn by George Washington are not made of wood, as one tale suggested. Here, they are on display at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.

Free dental screenings available for kids in Southwest Colorado - The Durango Herald

Google Dental News - Sun, 2018-03-04 00:35

The Durango Herald

Free dental screenings available for kids in Southwest Colorado
The Durango Herald
The American Dental Association recommends kids get an oral screening by the age of 1. If a baby has teeth, he or she can get cavities. It is important for children to get an early start on dental care and begin good habits at a young age to prevent ...

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access - San Francisco Chronicle

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 23:44

San Francisco Chronicle

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access
San Francisco Chronicle
Less than a third of Wisconsin children on Medicaid got dental care in 2015, the lowest rate in the U.S., according to federal sources. Many adults end up in the emergency room for dental care. "In 2016 there were over 32,000 emergency department ...

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Dental coalition honors supporters - The Daily Nonpareil

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 22:07

The Daily Nonpareil

Dental coalition honors supporters
The Daily Nonpareil
The Dentist by 1 Coalition celebrated its successes and talked about its future Wednesday night as part of the Oral Health Champion awards dinner at Pizza King. The coalition was formed in 2015 with a three-year, $160,000 grant from the Delta Dental of ...

Dental chief defends waiting list figures

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-03-03 21:41

An NHS dental chief says the waiting list in Brae is falling - following criticism from a patient who has instead had to take private care. Brian Chittick said 87 adults were waiting for examinations at the Delting practice, which has fallen by about 20 in the last two weeks.

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access - CT Post

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 21:34

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access
CT Post
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin dentists say some patients have a hard time getting treatment because the state hasn't given the industry the same funding when compared to other health services. A four-county pilot program launched in October 2016 that ...

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For those on Medicaid, it can be a struggle to find dental care in the Twin Ports - Duluth News Tribune

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 18:08

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For those on Medicaid, it can be a struggle to find dental care in the Twin Ports
Duluth News Tribune
A News Tribune examination of the dental industry in the Twin Ports found some truth to Bekteshi's claim. Local dentists don't seem to like Medicaid, as sources say there are only a handful of private practices among the dozens locally that accept it ...
United Way, DOH partner for National Children's Health MonthSuwannee Democrat
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Dental Visits Around Age One Can Beat Odds of Tooth Decay in Children

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-03-03 17:18

Tooth decay is common among children, but the good news is, it can be avoided especially if parents introduce good dental care and healthy eating habits to their little ones at an early age. Dental visits around age one when baby teeth emerge is another good thing to do to finally say bye bye to tooth decay.

BiS in brief: Hotel job fair, Comcast donation, Howard Dental program, Landings certification - Business In Savannah

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 17:14

BiS in brief: Hotel job fair, Comcast donation, Howard Dental program, Landings certification
Business In Savannah
Howard Family Dental Foundation, the charitable foundation of a dental office group based in Coastal Georgia and South Carolina, donated $30,000 to St. Joseph's/Candler Foundations. The money will be used to provide support, education and guidance to ...

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United Way, DOH partner for National Children's Health Month - Suwannee Democrat

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 14:09

Suwannee Democrat

United Way, DOH partner for National Children's Health Month
Suwannee Democrat
United Way of Suwannee Valley partnered with the Department of Health in Suwannee County for the distribution of dental care kits to all county elementary school students for Children's Dental Health Month. Presenting the kits to Suwannee County School ...
Big Issues & Providers in HealthcareHawaii Business Magazine
Global and Chinese Dental Treatment Unit Industry – 2017 – Dental, Healthcare, Healthcare Services IndustriesMilTech
UK Dental Devices Market Trends Forecast Through 2020 – Dental, Healthcare, Healthcare Services IndustriessatPRnews (press release)

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Holy Cross host Mankato State University Dental Doctors

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-03-03 12:44

Holy Cross Anglican School's Smile Dental Clinic hosted Dental Doctors and senior students from Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota, USA from Monday February 26th through to Thursday, March 1st. The Mankato State University team consisted of four dental doctors and 20 senior students that came to provide their service to the school.

UCFS' Give Kids a Smile focuses on dental hygiene education - Norwich Bulletin

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 10:39

Norwich Bulletin

UCFS' Give Kids a Smile focuses on dental hygiene education
Norwich Bulletin
NORWICH – Inside an examination room at The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center, Colchester resident Devin Zamarron, 17, reclined in a dentist's chair as Dr. Beth Goodin examined the teenager's mouth. Zamarron, along with her brother, Brandon, were ...

Dentist accused of groping colleague's breast and buttocks ordered to work with chaperone

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-03-03 08:18

Dr Aviva Riley, a partner at the Fourways Dental Practice in Borough Green, near Sevenoaks, Kent, was hauled before the General Dental Council after being accused of sexual assault. The GDC was also told that the 46-year-old, who has been a dentist for 20 years, was facing a criminal trial later this month.

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access

Dentistry - Topix.net - Sat, 2018-03-03 08:18

Wisconsin dentists say some patients have a hard time getting treatment because the state hasn't given the industry the same funding when compared to other health services. A four-county pilot program launched in October 2016 that gave some dentists in the state a boost with higher Medicaid rates, Wisconsin Public Radio reported.

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access - Sacramento Bee

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 08:04

Sacramento Bee

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access
Sacramento Bee
Wisconsin dentists say some patients have a hard time getting treatment because the state hasn't given the industry the same funding when compared to other health services. A four-county pilot program launched in October 2016 that gave some dentists in ...
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Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access - Sacramento Bee

Google Dental News - Sat, 2018-03-03 08:04

Sacramento Bee

Wisconsin sees issues in dental care access
Sacramento Bee
Wisconsin dentists say some patients have a hard time getting treatment because the state hasn't given the industry the same funding when compared to other health services. A four-county pilot program launched in October 2016 that gave some dentists in ...

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