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Univ. of Louisville Dental Researcher Gets Nearly $2M Grant - U.S. News & World Report

Google Dental News - Tue, 2017-09-19 00:42

Univ. of Louisville Dental Researcher Gets Nearly $2M Grant
U.S. News & World Report
Univ. of Louisville Dental Researcher Gets Nearly $2M Grant. A University of Louisville researcher who studies a dental disease that affects a large population of Americans has earned a nearly $2 million grant to further his studies. Sept. 19, 2017, at ...

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Univ. of Louisville dental researcher gets nearly $2M grant - Fresno Bee

Google Dental News - Tue, 2017-09-19 00:31

Univ. of Louisville dental researcher gets nearly $2M grant
Fresno Bee
A University of Louisville researcher who studies a dental disease that affects a large population of Americans has earned a nearly $2 million grant to further his work. Dr. Huizhi Wang earned the five-year grant for the study from the National ...

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Cost of dental care hinders many - The Daily News of Newburyport

Google Dental News - Tue, 2017-09-19 00:05

Cost of dental care hinders many
The Daily News of Newburyport
For those who do not have dental insurance, the cost of basic dental checkups and cleaning can be expensive and other more complex dental care can be so prohibitively expensive that the costs are so overwhelming that they elect to forgo care until the ...

Summer's bubbles could wipe the smile off your face

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-09-18 23:06

You are looking forward to those summer afternoon sessions on the bubbles, but it might come at a painful cost. Dentists warn that sweet fizzy booze could be stripping your teeth of enamel and triggering decay.

Medical, dental reps sought for Head Start committee - West Plains Daily Quill

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 22:08

Medical, dental reps sought for Head Start committee
West Plains Daily Quill
Professionals who serve in medical and dental fields are needed to serve on the committee as it plays an important role in ensuring children served by Head Start have medical and dental care providers who will continue to serve them after they leave ...

Dentist suspended for 15 months, fined $50,000 in third case of misconduct

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-09-18 18:25

A dentist currently suspended for misconduct has been handed another 15-month suspension and a $50,000 fine by the Singapore Dental Council , for yet another offence, his third in four years. In the latest case, Dr Sng Wee Hock had allowed two conditionally registered dentists under his charge to provide dental treatment without supervision at different clinics, and on multiple occasions in 2014 and 2015, said the SDC in a statement on Monday .

Dental office chain with Fall River location to repay $1.375 million for fraudulent claims - Fall River Herald News

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 16:42

Dental office chain with Fall River location to repay $1.375 million for fraudulent claims
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — A complaint of improper billing practices brought forward by a whistleblower in a Fall River dentist office has been resolved, attorneys recently announced. The U.S. Attorney and the Massachusetts Attorney General resolved the case ...

Community dental clinic to celebrate first anniversary - Temple Daily Telegram

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 16:09

Temple Daily Telegram

Community dental clinic to celebrate first anniversary
Temple Daily Telegram
Body of Christ Dental Clinic Executive Director Donna Dunn, left, Volunteer Register Dental Assistant Janet Hornecker and Board Chairman John C. Perry, seated, pose for a photo Thursday morning in one of the many treatment rooms at Body of Christ ...

Jackson College launches first-ever dental hygienist program

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-09-18 16:06

Through Sept. 17 Trn Money 1. Sung Hyun Park 18 $1,909,667 2. So Yeon Ryu 18 $1,786,524 3. Lexi Thompson 18 $1,663,957 4. Anna Nordqvist 15 Through Sept.

New office park planned for Marion; pediatric dental, orthodontics to be the anchor - McDowell News

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 14:07

McDowell News

New office park planned for Marion; pediatric dental, orthodontics to be the anchor
McDowell News
Based in Asheville, Great Beginnings Pediatric & Orthodontic Dental Specialists has offices at two locations in Asheville with one in Sylva and another in Waynesville. There are seven dentists in the group. Five of these doctors specialize in dentistry ...

Public Invited to Dental Gala and Open House in Kona - Big Island Now

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 14:01

Big Island Now

Public Invited to Dental Gala and Open House in Kona
Big Island Now
The public is invited to learn about local dental services and providers at a dinner gala and open house event in Kailua-Kona on Friday, Sept. 22, starting at 5:30 p.m.. Hosted at the West Hawai'i Community Health Center Kealakehe, the event will offer ...

Jackson College launches first-ever dental hygienist program - WLNS

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 13:56

WLNS

Jackson College launches first-ever dental hygienist program
WLNS
JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) — There's a lot to smile about on a mid-Michigan college campus as officials prepare to open a new dental hygiene program. 6 News got a close look at the program that's set to benefit both students and the community. The chairs ...

New method of dental imaging uses squid ink for a painless, non-invasive check-up

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-09-18 13:42

According to engineers at the University of California San Diego, people who are getting checked at their dentists' offices for gum disease need not worry anymore about pain and discomfort. Why? Because squid ink is the answer to their problems.

Dental Care of Greencastle to host free Dentistry Day - The Hendricks County Flyer

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 12:47

The Hendricks County Flyer

Dental Care of Greencastle to host free Dentistry Day
The Hendricks County Flyer
Drs. John Wadas and Samantha Blaha and team at Dental Care of Greencastle will be improving the oral health of the community as part of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the growing number of Americans without dental ...
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Upcoming Fundraiser Supports Free Dental Care for Students - FOX 21 Online

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 10:11

Upcoming Fundraiser Supports Free Dental Care for Students
FOX 21 Online
SUPERIOR, Wis. – Just Kids Dental is continuing its campaign of providing free dental care to children and an upcoming fundraiser will support that mission. The 8th Annual Sips & Slices is Thursday, September 21 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Superior ...

Free Dental Day Sept. 30 at Dental Care of Indiana - The Banner-Graphic

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 09:40

Free Dental Day Sept. 30 at Dental Care of Indiana
The Banner-Graphic
Dental Care of Greencastle dentists will be giving back to the community "one smile at a time" during Free Dentistry Day Saturday, Sept. 30. Patients will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis at the local office during the free dentistry ...

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Dr. Castro's dental office pledges to raise $50000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - WRIC

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 09:24

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Dr. Castro's dental office pledges to raise $50000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
WRIC
The dental office has mad a pledge to raise $50,000 for the hospital. It's raised $25,000 so far. Now, it's looking to the community to help reach its goal through the fundraising event. The event will include a sit-down dinner, silent auction and a ...

Proposal that sparked controversy approved; dental hygienists will be able to work in more settings - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Google Dental News - Mon, 2017-09-18 09:18

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Proposal that sparked controversy approved; dental hygienists will be able to work in more settings
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A vote by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry on Friday will expand the types of settings where public health dental hygiene practitioners can work. The issue had been a contentious one, with those in favor saying it would expand access to dental ...

Proposed New Jersey Regulation Would Restrict Pharma Gifts To Prescribers

Dentistry - Topix.net - Mon, 2017-09-18 08:51

Christie, who serves as the Chairman of President Trump's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, expressed concern that treatment decisions of all prescribers are being improperly influenced by pharmaceutical companies. According to Christie's press release, four out of every five new heroin users began by misusing prescription painkillers, and, in 2016, $69 million was paid to physicians in New Jersey by drug companies and device manufacturers, two-thirds of which went to just 300 physicians.

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