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2014-03-11 23:28:20

OMICS Group International is pleased to announce its Dental-2014, international medical conference, to be held from April 21-23 at Dubai, UAE; OMICS Group Conferences expands to UAE in 2014. Henderson, NV (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 2nd International Conference on Dental & Oral Health is announced by OMICS Group International. Dental-2014 will be held from April 21-23, 2014 at Dubai, UAE. OMICS Group Conferences, a leading international scientific event organizer, is announcing Dental and...

2013-02-28 04:21:48

YOKNEAM, Israel, February 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking educational partnership with several of the most experienced laser dentistry educators Syneron Dental Lasers (http://www.synerondental.com), the leading provider of innovative dental laser technologies is pleased to announce the launch of its global LiteTouch(TM) Training Academy, with a groundbreaking concept that opens more than 8 academic institutions around the...

2012-08-16 06:25:08

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Loma Linda School of Dentistry (LLUSD) is opening the Hugh Love Center for Research and Education in Technology, a state-of-the-art dental clinic that will provide dental students with hands-on experience using the latest dental equipment and products for oral health care for the community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/NY58695 ) This is the first of a series of planned dental centers being opened by the Center...

2012-06-22 02:22:16

SAN ANTONIO, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soumava Sen, D.D.S., this month will open the first SmileBest Dental office in southern Texas with a San Antonio practice designed to deliver affordable, high-quality oral health care to patients of all ages. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/LA74525LOGO) Located at 7970 Fredericksburg Road, near the intersection of Interstates 10 and 410, the high-tech San Antonio SmileBest office offers the latest dental innovations --...

2012-05-02 10:26:24

HERSHEY, Pa., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) on April 28 installed Dr. Bernie Dishler of Elkins Park (Montgomery County) as its new president at its 144th Annual Session. Dr. Dishler replaces Dr. Dennis J. Charlton of Sandy Lake (Erie County) for the one-year position as president. Dr. Dishler stressed the need for oral health education as a way to reduce tooth decay. He noted that PDA's Access to Oral Health Care Committee is...

2012-04-30 06:24:38

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During American Stroke Month in May, United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, reminds adults that taking care of their oral health may help improve their overall health. "The connection between oral health and other medical issues is well known," said James Bramson, D.D.S., chief dental officer for United Concordia. "Years of research show that gum disease is associated with conditions such as...

2011-12-22 14:11:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Delta Dental of Tennessee announces seven grants to local nonprofits totaling $300,000. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111222/DE27042 ) These grants are part of a larger initiative providing grants to organizations that provide oral health care to children and those in need across the state. Throughout 2011, Delta Dental has awarded more than 20 percent of its...

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2011-07-14 10:55:00

New analysis from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) finds that fewer than half of all Americans see a dentist each year and millions live in areas where access to dental care is limited at best. A severe shortage of dentists, especially in rural areas and minority settings, is contributing to the "persistent and systemic" barriers to oral health care, IOM's report notes. Various factors create barriers, preventing access for vulnerable and underserved populations, such as children and those...

2011-05-05 05:18:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This is the point of a new report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Advancing Oral Health in America, which underscores a public health crisis that has persisted more than a decade after the U.S. Surgeon General called for aggressively reversing the "silent epidemic" of America's oral health disparity. Many of the most pernicious oral health diseases are highly preventable and treatable. The IOM study, urging the federal government to launch a...

2010-12-25 00:01:26

Association honored for outstanding contributions in support of oral health Sacramento, CA (Vocus) December 23, 2010 The California Dental Association is the recipient of a 2011 William J. Gies Award for exemplifying dedication to the highest standards in support of oral health and oral health education. The Gies "Vision Award" honors CDA and the CDA Foundation for extensive work in support of dental education, member practices, service to the public and promotion of good oral health...