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2010-10-05 15:26:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthur C. Jee, DMD, of Laurel, Md., was voted president-elect of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons during the Association's 92nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois, September 27 - October 2, 2010. Prior to his election, Dr. Jee served a one-year term as the association's vice president, and from 2005 - 2009, he served two terms on the AAOMS Board of Trustees as the District II...

2010-07-15 06:45:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, the words diabetes, heart disease and cancer don't conjure up thoughts of the dentist. However, according to the new book Are Your Teeth Killing You? by Charles W. Martin, D.D.S. (ISBN 978-1-59932-179-0, BarberCosby), oral health and overall body health are inextricably linked -- and poor oral health can indicate or lead to serious systemic problems. In fact, says Dr. Martin, founder of the Richmond Smile Center...

2010-06-15 13:48:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's dental and oral health, inducted the new President and Officers for the AAPD Board of Trustees during its 63rd Annual Session at the Hilton Chicago Hotel & Towers on May 27, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AAPDLOGO) John R. Liu, DDS, President. Dr. Liu has a private practice in Issaquah, Washington and has been an AAPD member for...

2010-02-16 10:11:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral Health America, Trident® gum, and Maryland leaders are celebrating Children's Dental Health Month (February) and the expansion of the Deamonte Driver Dental Project, a school-based community oral health initiative in Prince George's County, MD. Oral Health America is honoring the Robert T. Freeman Dental Society Foundation's Deamonte Driver Dental Project with a $20,000 grant award. The grant is made possible through a...

2009-12-08 18:50:00

Experts pinpoint areas for further improvement Oral disease, primarily dental caries, is the most common pediatric disease and can lead to physical and psychological disabilities as well as significant morbidity in adulthood. In May 2000, Dr David Satcher's landmark report, Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, highlighted the state of oral health for children and adults in the United States and offered strategies to improve oral health outcomes. The November/December issue...

2009-10-02 11:23:00

Dr. Harold C. Slavkin receives award today for excellence in research, advancing oral health HONOLULU, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harold C. Slavkin, D.D.S., will receive the 2009 American Dental Association's (ADA) Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research this afternoon in a formal presentation during a meeting of the ADA's House of Delegates. Established in 1985 and presented once every three years, the award honors individuals who contribute to the advancement...

2009-09-25 12:20:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. R. Bruce Templeton, D.M.D., chief of oral surgery and dentistry at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis, has been elected president of the Minnesota Dental Association at the Association's annual House of Delegates meeting held this month in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Templeton has been deeply committed to organized dentistry over his professional career and has held numerous offices at local, state and national levels. He is a...

2009-08-26 11:39:00

Honor bestowed for excellence in dental research, advancing oral health CHICAGO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Noted educator and researcher, Harold C. Slavkin, D.D.S., is the 2009 recipient of the American Dental Association's (ADA) Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Dental Research. Established in 1985 and presented once every three years, the award honors individuals who contribute to the advancement of the profession of dentistry or who help improve the oral health of the...

2009-05-05 16:08:00

Assumes duties June 1 at ADA Chicago Headquarters CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathleen T. O'Loughlin, D.M.D., M.P.H, of Medford, Mass., has been selected by the Board of Trustees of the American Dental Association to serve as the next ADA Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer, effective June 1. Dr. O'Loughlin becomes the first female executive director in the ADA's 150-year history. The announcement marked the end of an 11-month search for a new executive director....

2008-11-13 15:00:28

After careful consideration, the California Center for Advanced Dental Studies' (CCADS) board is excited to announce that Dr. Peter Rinaldi has been appointed as a Mentor Senior Instructor and will be acting as Assistant Program Director, along with Dr. Thomas Dudney, Program Director, when needed. "We are thrilled to have Dr. Rinaldi as part of the team. He absolutely possesses all the qualities we look for. He is a premier clinician and an outstanding teacher," said Dr. Thomas Dudney....