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With Virtual Reality Life's a Beach - Even at the Dentist

Dentistry - Topix.net - Thu, 2017-07-13 12:36

Chalcogenide Glass Molding Advances Precision IR Optics Today, infrared optics are mainly used in relatively high-priced technical devices. Thermal imaging cameras, for instance, help builders and surveyors identify leaks and thermal bridges in buildings,... Turning FLIR Optics To The Next Level With the latest generation of Nanotech's 450UPLv2 , Lambda can support all your FLIR... High Power, High LIDT Laser Optics - Understanding Optics for-High Power Lasers Catalog optics are fine for many laser applications but high power lasers require specified damage optical characteristics.

Mattoon native joins dental practice in his hometown - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 12:22

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Mattoon native joins dental practice in his hometown
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
The new dentist graduated in 2009 from Mattoon High School, where he played baseball, basketball and football. Gass said he remembers Kepp making customized mouth guards for the MHS football team when he was a player. Gass noted that he got to ...

Construction complete on $1.7 million project for Dental Care Alliance - Bradenton Herald

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 11:03

Bradenton Herald

Construction complete on $1.7 million project for Dental Care Alliance
Bradenton Herald
Halfacre Construction Company has completed the construction of a 12,000-square-foot building for Dental Care Alliance, 6250 Lake Osprey Drive. Construction on the more than $1.7 million project began in October 2016. The new building, the fourth on ...

Relieve the toothache of dental patient payments: 8 ideas to chew on - Dentistry IQ

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 09:32

Dentistry IQ

Relieve the toothache of dental patient payments: 8 ideas to chew on
Dentistry IQ
Studies have shown that 40% of adults have no plans to visit the dentist in the next 12 months because of the cost. Because I'm in the field of payment solutions, my interest is piqued when I see cost as a barrier. So, I dived in and called a friend ...

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3-year-old's death after routine dental surgery sparks parent concerns - AOL

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 08:58

3-year-old's death after routine dental surgery sparks parent concerns
AOL
"You need to use some kind of other technique to be able to manage the child so you can actually do the dental care, because if you try to do the dental care on a moving child, with our dental instruments, you can harm yourself or harm the child," said ...

Schools and dentists boost attempts to fight cavities, years after...

Dentistry - Topix.net - Thu, 2017-07-13 08:13

Calgary public schools and a non-profit are boosting their efforts to fight cavities, worried about children's declining dental health since city council voted to remove fluoride from water in 2011. The non-profit Brushing for Brightness works with the Calgary Board of Education to puts kits - containing a toothbrush, toothpaste and dental floss - into the hands of elementary school students to get them thinking about proper dental hygiene habits.

Thursday Troubleshooter: Dental assistants should not be performing some functions - Dentistry IQ

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 07:27

Dentistry IQ

Thursday Troubleshooter: Dental assistants should not be performing some functions
Dentistry IQ
Do you have a tough issue in your dental office that you would like addressed? Each week the experts on Team Troubleshooter will tackle those issues and provide you with answers. Send questions to megk@pennwell.com. QUESTION: The dentist I work for ...

EXCLUSIVE: Doctors and dentists can now perform medical procedures on animals under new laws

Dentistry - Topix.net - Thu, 2017-07-13 03:58

Doctors and dentists be allowed to perform medical procedures on animals under new laws recently signed into force by the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed. http://www.independent.ie/business/farming/agri-business/exclusive-doctors-and-dentists-can-now-perform-medical-procedures-on-animals-under-new-laws-35922404.html Doctors and dentists be allowed to perform medical procedures on animals under new laws recently signed into force by the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed.

Dental practice transitions: A closer look at a corporate sale - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

Dental practice transitions: A closer look at a corporate sale
Dental Economics
Let's face it - you will eventually stop practicing and “pass the torch” to a new generation. For some, this will mean the sale of your practice to another individual dentist. However, with the advent of corporate dentistry, dentists today face ...

The accessibility factor - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

The accessibility factor
Dental Economics
In order to be leaders in their communities, dentists need the best educational tools and resources to build upon their skills and knowledge. Continuing education has been a fundamental since Heartland Dental was founded, and for many years we have ...

Ask Dr. Christensen: What are the best techniques for electric dental handpieces? - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

Dental Economics

Ask Dr. Christensen: What are the best techniques for electric dental handpieces?
Dental Economics
MY LOCAL DENTAL DISTRIBUTOR, who frequently visits my office, has been educating me on electric dental handpieces. I have never had the opportunity to use electric handpieces other than on a trial basis, but it appears that I am missing some of their ...

Is dentistry the best job? - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

Is dentistry the best job?
Dental Economics
U.S. News & World Report published its 2017 “100 Best Jobs” list earlier this year, and guess which job was first on the list? Dentist! This is great news, and we should be celebrating. But if you talk to dentists every day like I do, one question ...

Using a partnership for a flexible transition - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

Dental Economics

Using a partnership for a flexible transition
Dental Economics
Most dentists know someone who has been in a partnership that ultimately failed. This has led many to overlook or dismiss what can be a very lucrative and fulfilling business model. Despite this, partnerships have risen in popularity for a variety of ...

The PPM guide to naming a dental practice - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

The PPM guide to naming a dental practice
Dental Economics
First and foremost, there was quite the divide over the issue of whether a practice should be named after the dentist. Many of you felt that it would be too cutesy or unbecoming of a health-care provider to call a practice anything other than the ...

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The dentist as inventor: Getting dental innovations out of the dentist's head and into the marketplace - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

Dental Economics

The dentist as inventor: Getting dental innovations out of the dentist's head and into the marketplace
Dental Economics
Throughout the years, I've had the pleasure of many discussions with dental professionals about their ideas for dental product innovations. I've tried to be a good listener in these situations, but I have to insist that we both sign nondisclosure ...

Exploring the business advantages of efficient instrument processing - Dental Economics

Google Dental News - Thu, 2017-07-13 00:35

Exploring the business advantages of efficient instrument processing
Dental Economics
Infection control and sterilization are often at the forefront of dental patients' minds and integral to their concept of quality health care.1-3 Patients' growth in awareness of dental sterilization has been observed in recent years, most likely due ...

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The Trusts million dollar fund is back again

Dentistry - Topix.net - Wed, 2017-07-12 23:47

The Well Foundation received more than $100,000 from The Trusts $1m fund which went towards a mobile dental health clinic. Nominees for the second allocation of The Trusts Million Dollar Mission will begin on October 2, and run until December 2. The first Million Dollar Mission was launched by The Trusts - the Portage and Waitakere licensing trusts - last year after criticism of the liquor seller's record of giving back.

Dental lobby prevails again in Legislature

Dentistry - Topix.net - Wed, 2017-07-12 19:53

It has become a familiar routine for the Sears family: Gather the medical experts, trek to Sacramento, and tell another panel of lawmakers how their 6-year-old son died from the anesthesia a dentist gave him to pull a tooth. Then watch as legislators water down the solution that pediatricians insist would prevent other California children from dying the same way.

The fight to fund dental care for seniors - KUSI

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-07-12 17:11

KUSI

The fight to fund dental care for seniors
KUSI
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Dental care for senior citizens is a hidden epidemic in San Diego County. Millions of seniors on fixed incomes have severe tooth loss, gum disease and decay became they have no access to dental care. Denti-Cal, the Medi-Cal version ...

Delta Regional Authority opens 3 no-cost medical, dental clinics through July 22 - WDSU New Orleans

Google Dental News - Wed, 2017-07-12 15:58

WDSU New Orleans

Delta Regional Authority opens 3 no-cost medical, dental clinics through July 22
WDSU New Orleans
A military operation -- of sorts -- underway now in three parishes across southeast Louisiana. The military has teamed with the Delta Regional Authority to provide no-cost medical services in St. John the Baptist, Assumption and Tangipahoa parishes.

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