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2013-10-29 23:26:33

National Program Brings Needed Oral Health Care to Children Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease for American children, with 42 percent of children ages 2-11 experiencing cavities in their primary teeth, according to a National Health and Nutrition Examination Study. Oral Health America's Smiles Across America® (SAA) program aims to address this chronic problem, recently distributing $300,000 in grants to organizations across the...

2013-08-26 23:03:20

University of New England’s new College of Dental Medicine welcomes 64 students on August 28. The inaugural class will make history as members of the first dental school in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 University of New England will open the first dental school in northern New England on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 when it welcomes the inaugural class of 64 students. Classes will be held in the Oral Health Center on Stevens Ave. on the...

2013-01-25 23:00:12

Dental Office will be the 37th in the Houston Market Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Smile Brands Inc., the nation´s leading provider of business support services to dental groups in the United States, based on the number of dental offices, is announcing the opening of its newest affiliated Castle Dental office today in Spring, TX. This office will mark the 37th Castle Dental office in the Houston area. Located at 2129 FM 2920 Road #240, Spring, TX 77388, this new dentist...

2010-09-03 05:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Peek has been named president of Baylor Medical Center at McKinney. The facility, which is currently under construction, will open in July 2012. Peek will serve double-duty, continuing his role as chief operating officer for Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine while also assuming the Baylor Medical Center at McKinney mantle until July 2011, at which point he'll dedicate 100 percent of his time to his role as president of Baylor...

2010-01-28 11:29:00

DALLAS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Sammons Breast Center at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has been recognized by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for its "firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease." The center has now received a three-year, full accreditation from the NAPBC. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to...

2009-12-08 06:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourteenth consecutive year Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) has earned the Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals that consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in 250 markets throughout the U.S. This is the fourteenth year NRC has recognized and honored Consumer Choice Award winners and the...

2009-10-01 05:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas has been recognized as one of 25 hospitals in the nation achieving exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) recognized 25 participating hospitals for achieving exemplary outcomes related to at least two out of five clinical areas: DVT (deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis and pulmonary embolism); cardiac...


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