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2014-07-25 23:09:08

Residents in close proximity to Orange Park, FL ready to take advantage of leading dental practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman. Fleming Island, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Florida-based dental practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman, a top graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, has announced the extension of its services to the Fleming Island community. Being in such close proximity to Orange Park, where Park Avenue Dental’s...

2014-07-21 16:25:54

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report published in Medical Care, some young adults are enjoying extended dental coverage under the health care policies of their parents, whose employers are voluntarily expanding dental coverage in conjunction with expanded medical coverage. Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows parents to keep their children on their medical plans up to age 26, there is no similar requirement for dental coverage....

2014-07-10 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) provides several resources to patients and the public to ensure Pennsylvanians are informed consumers and assist in gaining access to quality dental care. PDA's website is a valuable tool, offering a wealth of information on a variety of oral health topics. It features a user-friendly navigation structure that allows you to easily browse the patient section. We encourage you to check it out...

2014-07-08 14:53:56

University of Colorado Denver Over 60 percent of children have untreated decay A new study from Colorado School of Public Health shows that despite some modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem in the Navajo Nation and among American Indians overall. "The oral health among Native Americans is abysmal with more than three times the disease of the rest of the country," said Terrence Batliner, DDS, MBA, associate director of the Center for Native Oral Health...

2014-06-26 08:25:20

Society partners with businesses to erect four molars - now works of art - on Michigan Avenue CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago Dental Society, a professional organization for dentists in Cook, Lake and DuPage counties, is marking its 150(th) anniversary with the placement of four, four-foot fiberglass molars in the Pioneer Court Plaza. A total of 10 molars were created in 2013 to kick-off the Chicago Dental Society's sesquicentennial celebration. The public was...

2014-06-25 23:05:22

Dr. Danny O'Keefe is pleased to welcome his niece, Dr. Jan Belote, to Family Dental Care. The addition will allow the team to provide an advanced level of care. Flowood, Mississippi (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Dr. Danny O'Keefe is pleased to welcome his niece, Dr. Jan Belote, back to the practice. Dr. Belote is a third generation dentist who has practiced in the Jackson area for 24 years. Dr. O'Keefe and Dr. Belote previously practiced together between 1990 and 1998. "Coming...

2014-06-24 12:23:49

The Journal of the American Dental Association to be published by Elsevier effective January 2015 CHICAGO and NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Elsevier to publish The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), the ADA's flagship publication and the nation's premier dental journal. Published for more than a century and with a monthly circulation today of nearly...

2014-06-10 23:13:32

Humble dentist recently announced a new dental website designed to reach out to the community of Atascocita with oral health care information Humble, Texas (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Dr. Edwin Coligado, DDS, recently announced the launch of a new dental website designed to reach out to the community of Atascocita in Humble, Texas with relevant information on dental cleanings, preventative treatments, cosmetic procedures, periodontal disease and treatment, and restoration procedures. Dedicated...

2014-06-04 08:33:50

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, Dr. Kevin Sands, offers mercury-free dental fillings that restore teeth and protect health. Mercury is becoming a major concern among dentists and patients alike. While amalgam fillings have been used for decades, many experts warn that the mercury vapors that can leach out of the fillings when they are damaged or as they are removed could have harmful effects on patient health. Amalgam fillings...

2014-06-03 16:24:58

Dean of King's College London Dental Institute Brings In-Depth Expertise in the Fields of Digital Dentistry, Dental Materials and Products, and Dental Education MELVILLE, N.Y., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the election of Professor E. Dianne Rekow, D.D.S., Ph.D., to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr....


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