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'Dentist to the stars' from Newlands found dead in Eaglesham

Dentistry - Topix.net - Tue, 2017-08-01 06:36

A Newlands dentist whose Glasgow practice catered for a string of celebrities has been found dead in a field in Eaglesham. Police told the Extra Jamie Newland's body was discovered on Greenfield Hill on Moor Road, Eaglesham, at around 8.45pm on Friday evening.

Arizona needs more dentists, US rankings say - East Valley Tribune

Google Dental News - Tue, 2017-08-01 05:08

East Valley Tribune

Arizona needs more dentists, US rankings say
East Valley Tribune
As the dean of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health in Mesa, Dr. Jack Dillenberg has spent the last 10 years turning out dentists who deal with more than just crowns, bridges and teeth cleaning. “It's not just about the tooth,” Dillenberg is ...

Study shows link between history of gum disease and increased cancer risk in older women

Dentistry - Topix.net - Tue, 2017-08-01 02:00

Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease also have a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study of more than 65,000 women. The study, led by researchers at the University at Buffalo, is the first national study of its kind involving U.S. women, and the first to focus specifically on older women.

5 New Minnesota Laws Taking Effect Tuesday

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-07-31 21:29

A new law will give insurance companies the go-ahead in limiting life insurance payouts to beneficiaries of suspected terrorists. If a person dies perpetrating a suspected terrorist-related act - they don't have to be convicted - the new law, sponsored by Rep. Joe Hoppe, R-Chaska, and Sen. Warren Limmer, R-Maple Grove, will allow insurance providers to only pay out the amount of premiums paid into a life insurance policy.

Start early with dental, eye exams - Lincoln Journal Star

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-07-31 21:04

Lincoln Journal Star

Start early with dental, eye exams
Lincoln Journal Star
Going to the dentist or eye doctor for the first time can be a scary experience for a youngster. The dentist is asking the child to open their mouths and then they look around inside. The eye doctor shines bright lights at them and sometimes puts drops ...

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Free dental clinic showed the acute needs of many - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-07-31 21:00

Free dental clinic showed the acute needs of many
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
I was particularly honored to be invited to participate in this past week's Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh (Free) Dental Care Event by Daniel Pituch, chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery of UPMC Mercy and UPMC Shadyside (“Dental Clinic Gives Hundreds ...

Five-year $1.5 million grant aims to support training of students in pediatric dental care - News-Medical.net

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-07-31 20:08

News-Medical.net

Five-year $1.5 million grant aims to support training of students in pediatric dental care
News-Medical.net
A $1.5 million, five-year grant recently awarded to Temple's Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry will support training of students in pediatric dental care and expand access to care for children in need. Through the Pediatric Patient Care ...

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Custom sports mouth guards with Strawbridge Dental on Coast Live - wtkr.com

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-07-31 19:06

wtkr.com

Custom sports mouth guards with Strawbridge Dental on Coast Live
wtkr.com
The experts at Strawbridge Dental can make custom mouth guards and have a special offer during the month of August: When you have Strawbridge Dental make your athletic mouthguard they will make a second mouthguard at no charge. Presented by

Experts question Yolanda Hadid's mercury filling claims

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-07-31 17:05

On July 22, "Real Housewife" Yolanda Hadid - matriarch of the Hadid brood of supermodels - shared via Instagram that she had undergone a controversial procedure to remove old fillings from her teeth. "I removed all my Mercury amalgams," wrote Hadid, referring to the mercury-based fillings known as dental amalgam.

Global Dental Diagnostics and Surgical Equipments Market - Expected to Be More Than US$ 10 Billion by 2022 ... - Business Wire (press release)

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-07-31 16:58

Global Dental Diagnostics and Surgical Equipments Market - Expected to Be More Than US$ 10 Billion by 2022 ...
Business Wire (press release)
The Global Dental Diagnostics and Surgical Equipments market is expected to be more than US$ 10 Billion by 2022. Dental equipments are the tools that dental professionals use to diagnose, manipulate, restore and remove teeth and surrounding oral ...

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Editorial: Got Medicaid? Good luck with your teeth - DesMoinesRegister.com

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-07-31 15:26

DesMoinesRegister.com

Editorial: Got Medicaid? Good luck with your teeth
DesMoinesRegister.com
For years, Iowa dentists have complained about the low rate of payment they receive from the Medicaid program. When treating a Medicaid patient, dentists can typically expect to collect just 30 percent of what they'd normally receive for providing the ...

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