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2014-02-06 23:00:23

Dr. Robert Mokbel is announcing that Fountain Valley residents who are looking for a permanent solution for missing teeth in adults can schedule a consultation for dental implants as their resolution in 2014. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Dr. Robert Mokbel offers dental implants as a solution for patients who have made it their New Year Resolution to replace their missing teeth. It has been estimated that up to 69 percent of adults between the ages of 35-44 will lose at...

2014-02-05 23:30:42

At the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on February 7, 2014, an estimated 1,500 children from local low-income families will receive free dental services ranging from screenings, fluoride varnishes and sealants as part of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) national Give Kids A Smile® day. Dr. Grace Hsu and her staff at Long Island Dental Spa will be volunteering all day to help these families. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 --Dr. Grace Hsu joins in as Long...

2014-02-05 12:29:06

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) kicks off its 12(th) national Give Kids A Smile® program Friday, Feb. 7. Dental professionals from across the nation are mobilizing to provide free oral health services to children and adolescents from underserved families throughout this year. As of this date, approximately 350,000 are registered, with more expected to register throughout the year. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2014-02-04 16:28:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good oral health is something worth celebrating. That is why each February marks National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM), an oral health campaign designed to educate children about the importance of good oral health and developing healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Tooth decay affects more than one quarter of children ages two to five, half of those ages 12 to 15 and countless adults in the United States. In fact, tooth...

2014-02-04 08:36:35

Over Two Million Underserved Children Treated To Date CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral Health America, a national non-profit organization working to educate Americans about the importance of dental care to overall health and well-being, today announced the 10(th) anniversary of their Smiles Across America® (SAA) program. Thanks to generous donations from founding partner Trident®, SAA has delivered oral care to underserved children across the country. SAA is kicking off...

2014-02-04 08:35:27

Pet Owners Spend More on Dental Conditions than Prevention BREA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their four-legged loved ones. In 2013, VPI policyholders spent more than $11.2 million on dental conditions and procedures, the fourth most common type of claim submitted to the...

2014-02-04 08:34:22

Partnership Helps Improve Oral Care For At-Risk Kids BUENA PARK, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Fresh(®) LLC today announced a partnership between its Firefly(®) kids toothbrush brand and Oral Health America (OHA). The partnership will promote regular toothbrushing through accessibility and fun while benefitting OHA's Smiles Across America(®) (SAA) program. Firefly will donate thousands of its signature Firefly Light-Up Timer toothbrushes to at-risk children, and make...

2014-02-03 08:27:56

February Is National Children's Dental Health Month CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) reminds parents to take care of their children's teeth. Every child should visit the dentist by his or her first birthday and promote at-home oral health habits to prevent future problems. "During a child's first dental visit, the dentist can carefully examine the development of the child's...

2014-01-29 12:27:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands DDS, suggests dental implants to patients with missing teeth to improve their appearance and reduce major health risks. Dentists have long known that tooth loss can negatively affect oral health. However, recent research linking missing teeth and memory loss has highlighted the importance of tooth replacement for avoiding broader health problems. Patients who choose dental implants receive a...

2014-01-28 23:32:33

Sad to say, not all children have regular dental habits. This is something Dr. Juliano, a Webster NY family dentist, and his team would like to change. Webster NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Children’s National Dental Health month is just a few weeks away. And, with February just around the corner, dental clinics and dental care organizations are getting ready. In a recent study, it is told that American students lose 51 million hours of school due to oral and dental problems. Those who...