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Latest Pediatric Dentistry Stories

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...

2014-02-03 08:28:32

HOUSTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston dentist, Dr. Behzad Nazari, is offering comprehensive cosmetic dental treatments to help patients transform their smiles and enhance their overall appearances. Cosmetic dentistry is the field of dentistry that is focused on smile aesthetics, but many treatments also offer preventative or restorative benefits. Patients who have concerns about the way their smiles look or feel may benefit from a consultation with Dr. Nazari. About Dr....

2014-02-02 23:02:22

Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island Pediatric Care Center, says dental hygiene should be started as young as infancy to ensure good overall health. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 In response to a January 25th article published by the Miami Herald, Dr. Michael Gabriel encourages parents to teach children good dental hygiene as early as possible to ensure good overall health. According to the January 25th article published by the Miami Herald titled “Good...

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...

2014-01-28 08:29:24

Approximately 60 Percent of Kids Have Tooth Decay By Age 5; New Report Shows Significant Gaps In Knowledge About Children's Oral Health CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's (AAPD) first-ever "State of Little Teeth Report" underscores the significant threat that tooth decay has to the health, welfare and future of children in the U.S. And while studies show that delaying the first dental exam until the age of 2 or 3 can have an adverse impact on...

2014-01-19 23:02:44

Dr. Teresa Mixon Perkins is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 NAPW honors Dr. Teresa Mixon Perkins as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in oral pathology/pediatric dentistry with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, the National Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking...

2014-01-15 12:23:18

Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives Introduce First Free Mobile App, Toothsavers NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives announced today the release of the new mobile gaming app, Toothsavers, available online and for Android and iOS devices. Created on behalf of the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, the free mobile game is the first developed in-house by the Ad Council -- the nation's largest...

2014-01-08 12:29:23

-Dr. Ben Burris, DDS, MDS Leading Nationwide Campaign to Heighten Licensure, Disclosure Requirements on Primary Care Dentists Masquerading as Dental Specialists- FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the tragic death of Finley Boyle, a 3-year old girl in Hawaii who passed away after a Primary Care Dentist attempted to perform advanced procedures and sedation on a child despite having no formal training to do so, Dr. Ben Burris today lambasted the...

2013-12-20 23:01:45

Orthodontist Geoffrey Kopecky, DDS, and eight SmileCare offices were proud to participate in this year’s San Diego Regional Law Enforcement Teddy Bear Drive. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 SmileCare’s dental team and patients joined together to make the holidays brighter for hundreds of sick children this year. They donated almost 200 teddy bears to children undergoing treatment at Rady Children’s Hospital. Orthodontist Geoffrey Kopecky, DDS, teamed up with San Diego...