6 things to know to keep your kids' teeth healthy

6 things to know to keep your kids' teeth healthy
Kids should have their first dental visit within six months of when their first tooth breaks through the gums, or by age 1, according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Kids can see either a general dentist or a pediatric dentist …
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Children's Dentistry Celebrates Dental Health Month
Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children's Dental Health month to raise awareness about proper dental care for young children. Dr. Jerry Udelson, a long-time pediatric dentist in Forest Park and father of four, …
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Charter review reopens water fluoridation debate

Charter review reopens water fluoridation debate
Despite support from the American Dental Association, a portion of Americans still believe the chemical has dangerous side effects that were not well-researched. In 2013, tens of thousands of Portland, Oregon, citizens signed a petition rejecting …
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Residents petition for removal of fluoride from water in Topsfield
Dentists still apply fluoride during routine teeth cleanings, and the American Dental Association still supports fluoridated public water supplies. But "the objection is chronic exposure unknowingly," Coulon said. "You cannot count on how much you're …
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At the Hospitals: Aug. 10, 2014
A national 2013 American Dental Association study indicated that nearly 1 in 5 low-income adults reported that they or a family member sought treatment in an emergency room for dental pain. “One of our three focus areas of impact is health and this …
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Henry J. Heim, orthodontist

Henry J. Heim, orthodontist
Henry J. Heim, 85, an orthodontist who practiced in in the District’s Tenleytown neighborhood for 43 years and was a past president of the D.C. Dental Society, died Sept. 12 at his home in Bethesda. He had complications from a rare lung disease, said …
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Capitol Hill addresses oral health of Hispanics
WASHINGTON, DC — The Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) and Oral Health America (OHA), together with Crest and Oral-B, convened a day of advocacy on Capitol Hill Sept. 12 to address the urgent need for oral health education and prevention among …
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Donald Hardison, Prominent Bay Area Architect, 1916-2012
In the mid-50’s, after Harry Clausen and Rich Komatsu had joined the firm, it became Hardison & Associates. Projects completed or in progress included additional medical and dental offices and a pharmacy; Petaluma Inn; Bayo Vista, a 250-unit low-rent …
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American Dental Association's San Antonio conference economic impact

American Dental Association's San Antonio conference economic impact
According to American Dental Association officials, more than 75 million Americans won't visit a dentist this year, even though nearly half of people over 30 suffer from some form of gum disease and an estimated 25 percent of children under the age of …
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Hinsdale Dentist to Speak on Cancer Treatments and Oral Health at Local
He has lectured at a host of international and regional meetings, including for the California Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Chicago MidWinter. Dr. Morgan is considered an expert on …
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Looking a Dangerous Disease in the Mouth
The American Dental Association has resisted the idea for decades, arguing that it doesn't make economic sense and will consign some people to second-class care. “I always smile when I hear the term 'simple extraction,' ” said Maxine Feinberg, the …
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Vail Valley Dentist Uses State-of-the-Art Scanner to Provide Highest-Quality

Vail Valley Dentist Uses State-of-the-Art Scanner to Provide Highest-Quality
He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association and Colorado Dental Association. The staff of Vail Valley Dental Care understands that dental treatments can be financially …
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American Dental Association Encouraged by Soda Makers' Pledge to Promote
The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in …
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American Dental Association study bolsters value of fluoride

American Dental Association study bolsters value of fluoride
The study, developed by the staff of the VA Office of Dentistry and published in the May 2014 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, highlighted an inverse relationship between fluoride performance measures (PM) and the need for …
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American Dental Association Report to Congress Addresses Barriers to Access
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /True Blue Tribune/ – The American Dental Association (ADA) today released its inaugural “Action for Dental Health: Report to Congress” which recognizes the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Action for Dental Health …
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ADA Foundation research facility formally dedicated as Dr. Anthony Volpe
Members of the ADA Foundation Board of Directors and the American Dental Association Board of Trustees, along with representatives from Colgate-Palmolive Company and staff and researchers from the VRC, recently gathered for the ceremony.
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