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America Doesn't Have Enough Dentists - Reason (blog)

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-11-16 07:27

Reason (blog)

America Doesn't Have Enough Dentists
Reason (blog)
Ingram Publishing/NewscomWhen state Rep. Jason Sheppard (R-Lambertville) was a county commissioner in Monroe County, Michigan, the local community health clinic decided to start offering dental services. In one way, the effort was a success: "There ...

CDA supports dental communities in natural disasters - CDA (California Dental Association)

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-11-16 07:04

CDA supports dental communities in natural disasters
CDA (California Dental Association)
The CDA Foundation established a Disaster Relief Grant for individuals — a one-time, single-installment grant that provides financial assistance of up to $2,500 per California dentist, dental staff member or component staff member for immediate and ...

NPDS Seeking Patients needing Root Canal Treatment

Dentistry - Topix.net - Thu, 2017-11-16 05:56

The Endodontics Department at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, MD, is currently accepting new patients in need of root canal treatment by our residents. If your dentist has told you that you need a root canal or you are having tooth pain and you have been putting off having a root canal, contact us for a consultation.

Why A Dental Checkup Could Indicate Deeper Health Issues - OzarksFirst.com

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-11-16 05:35

OzarksFirst.com

Why A Dental Checkup Could Indicate Deeper Health Issues
OzarksFirst.com
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Your next trip to the dentist could be the first indication of a major health concern like diabetes. Lawmakers in Missouri are pushing for awareness on efforts like these, limiting illnesses that cost the state nearly $5 billion a year.

Henry Schein To Showcase Digital Solutions At Greater New York Dental Meeting, Nov. 26-29, 2017 - PR Newswire (press release)

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-11-16 05:10

Henry Schein To Showcase Digital Solutions At Greater New York Dental Meeting, Nov. 26-29, 2017
PR Newswire (press release)
#ScheinChats, a Social Media Series Exclusively Available Via Facebook Live, Will Feature a Discussion Between Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein, and Tanya Sue Maestas, President of the American Student Dental Association ...

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Flexible microbattery enables smart dental braces - Nanowerk (blog)

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-11-16 02:28

Nanowerk (blog)

Flexible microbattery enables smart dental braces
Nanowerk (blog)
(Nanowerk Spotlight) Researchers have demonstrated a novel approach toward smart orthodontics based on near-infrared red light from a mechanically flexible LED powered by flexible bio-safe batteries all integrated in a single 3D-printed dental brace.

A judge decided this Brampton dentist is allowed to practise despite...

Dentistry - Topix.net - Thu, 2017-11-16 01:06

A court has reinstated the licence of a Brampton dentist and part-time standup comedian who, according to the judge's ruling, admitted to police and a psychiatrist that he masturbated in front of teenage girls in Florida this year. In a decision that has left Ontario's dental regulator "very disappointed," Superior Court Justice Nancy Spies ordered last week that a suspension on the licence be lifted immediately and that the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario pay Dr. Ron Rohringer $20,000 in court costs.

Earlsgate Dental Practice in Folkestone closes

Dentistry - Topix.net - Wed, 2017-11-15 22:50

A dentist who suddenly closed his doors to patients was under investigation by dental and health authorities, we can reveal. The Earlsgate Dental Practice in Folkestone closed unexpectedly but it has emerged Dr Miodrag Mitic was issued with a warning by the General Dental Council earlier this year.

Wylie dentist found not guilty of child indecency charges

Dentistry - Topix.net - Wed, 2017-11-15 18:12

A Wylie pediatric dentist has been acquitted of child indecency charges by a Collin County jury. Allen Pearson, 49, had been indicted on two counts of indecency with a child by contact involving an underage relative.

Shout Out: Dr. Joy Poskozim, Park Ridge native, offers home dental visits for elderly patients - Chicago Tribune

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 16:13

Chicago Tribune

Shout Out: Dr. Joy Poskozim, Park Ridge native, offers home dental visits for elderly patients
Chicago Tribune
So my dental assistant and I went to see her together during lunch breaks. We made her a new appliance in five steps. The one place she would go to was church. The following Monday, I got a call from a parishioner asking if I could do the same thing ...

CBD College Launches Inaugural Dental Assistant Program Including...

Dentistry - Topix.net - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:49

CBD College, the Los Angeles-based non-profit education institution that has been providing quality education and training to students in the medical field for more than 30 years, has launched its newest offering to students-the Dental Assistant program. Classes are scheduled to commence Tuesday, November 14 under the direction of Dental Assistant program director Nicole Alvarez.

Smile Makers Dental hosts Free Dental Day on Friday - Idaho State Journal

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 13:41

Smile Makers Dental hosts Free Dental Day on Friday
Idaho State Journal
Smile Makers Dental will open its doors to community members that are in need of tooth extracts or fillings. You do not have a be a current patient at Smile Makers Dental to receive the free dental services. Father and son dentists, Dr. Greg Romriell ...
Bluebonnet Dental Care to host Free Dentistry Day on Dec. 2www.brproud.com

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Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic receives $25000 grant - BlueRidgeNow.com

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 13:38

BlueRidgeNow.com

Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic receives $25000 grant
BlueRidgeNow.com
CASHIERS — The N.C. Dental Society Foundation is helping a reginal organization fulfill its mission of restoring lives – one tooth at a time. Friday, the foundation presented a check for $25,000 to Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic in Cashiers. The clinic ...

CBD College Launches Inaugural Dental Assistant Program Including Courses Approved by the Dental Board of ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 11:26

CBD College Launches Inaugural Dental Assistant Program Including Courses Approved by the Dental Board of ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Classes are scheduled to commence Tuesday, November 14 under the direction of Dental Assistant program director Nicole Alvarez. Alvarez is a member of the California Association of Dental Assistant Teachers. She is also very active with the Dental ...

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Kids must travel to Oxford for tooth treatment

Dentistry - Topix.net - Wed, 2017-11-15 11:08

A national shortage in specialist dentists means that there is no-one able to do the work on the NHS in Swindon. Youngsters instead face a 70-mile round trip to Oxford, where the work is done by dentists employed by the John Radcliffe Hospital.

A story of love, courage, and how dental assistants can make a big difference - Dentistry IQ

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 10:33

A story of love, courage, and how dental assistants can make a big difference
Dentistry IQ
To say this registered dental assistant's first visit to the dentist was not pleasant is an understatement. But it was not enough to deter her from visiting another dentist later because of the kindness of the staff at the first office. Today she's ...

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Working in the dental field nearly four decades - Sierra Star

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 08:22

Sierra Star

Working in the dental field nearly four decades
Sierra Star
After graduating from Galen College for dental assisting in 1979, Nan Fairchild has been working ever since. She's survived the careers of three area dentists, and continues with her fourth. She's served in almost every dental auxiliary capacity ...

Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 500™ - Business Wire (press release)

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 07:13

Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 500™
Business Wire (press release)
NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Convergent Dental today announced it ranked 77th on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North ...

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OPM Underscores Limits on Dental, Vision Coverage in FEHB - FEDweek

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 07:09

OPM Underscores Limits on Dental, Vision Coverage in FEHB
FEDweek
Among the materials that OPM is making available in the open season is one underscoring that only limited dental and vision insurance coverage is available through the FEHB compared with those available through FEDVIP. OPM advises checking with an ...

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Shop for dental supplies with confidence - CDA (California Dental Association)

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-11-15 07:08

Shop for dental supplies with confidence
CDA (California Dental Association)
When The Dentists Service Company launched its online shopping site for dental supplies to CDA members earlier this year, it was with a commitment to make purchasing easier and more affordable for practices of every size. The TDSC Marketplace was also ...

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