ADA Asks Dentists to Enlist in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

ADA Asks Dentists to Enlist in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse
25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The American Dental Association today expressed its support for the Drug Enforcement Administration's fifth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, and urged dentists to counsel their …
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Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2012-13 Officers

Minnesota Dental Association Announces 2012-13 Officers
27, 2012 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Minnesota Dental Association recently held its annual House of Delegates meeting at the Hilton Airport Hotel in Bloomington where new officers were elected. The newly-elected 2012-2013 officers include: Dr.
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National Dental Association and Tom Joyner join forces to promote oral health
The National Dental Association (NDA) partners with award-winning radio personality and community activist Tom Joyner for a signature health event on Oct. 19-20, 2012, for the year-long "Take A Loved One to the Doctor" (TALOTTD) campaign. … NDA …
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Washington State Dental Association approves an alternative to dental midlevel
… which will safeguard not only patient safety, but that of the entire dental team. Note: On September 20, 2012, I requested an interview with representatives of the Washington State Dental Association about the measure. I am currently awaiting their …
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Sintering Your Way To Dental Implants And Hip Replacements

Sintering Your Way To Dental Implants And Hip Replacements
From 3D printers that can quickly print prototypes to advanced metal laser sintering processes, everything from hip implants to that dental bridge or crown, are being “printed” from 3D modeling tools and software. The medical “parts” industry is a …
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New approach to dental health

New approach to dental health
THE International Association for Dental Research is fostering global health inequalities to identify issues that hinder patients from having access to proper oral health care. IADR president, Professor Mary Macdougall said this was a new initiative …
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WV Oral Health Program Creates Dental Workforce Loan Reimbursement Program
The WVU School of Dentistry is offering a new incentive to graduates to keep them in state. The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded a $ 1.5 million grant to the West Virginia Oral Health Program. Part of that grant will be used for …
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Billboards, radio ads deliver effective oral cancer message

Billboards, radio ads deliver effective oral cancer message
… print, radio, billboards, and mailed surveys was effective in raising public awareness of oral cancer and influencing healthcare providers to screen for the disease, according to a new study (Journal of the American Dental Association, September …
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Leaders in Dentistry: Dr. John Buzzatto
A recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association reported that even though white-spot lesions are a common complication of orthodontic treatment their presence can result in a negative perception of the treating orthodontist by the …
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