Power of A: Arizona Dentists Give The Gift of a Smile

Power of A: Arizona Dentists Give The Gift of a Smile
Such is the level of local enthusiasm generated by the Central Arizona Dental Society (CADS) Dental Mission of Mercy, an annual event where dentists, hygienists, lab technicians, and other dentistry professionals volunteer their time and skill to treat …
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Dr. Bruce Nelson Brings Laser Gum Disease Treatment to Scottsdale, AZ
Dental patients who want to take advantage of the latest in gum disease treatment in Scottsdale, AZ can now look to Dr. Bruce Nelson's use of the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®), a laser gum treatment cleared by the FDA. This …
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Arizona charities see no drop-off in demand since recession

Arizona charities see no drop-off in demand since recession
St. Mary's Food Bank became the largest statewide charitable group after the decision of the Muscular Dystrophy Association to move its national headquarters to Chicago from Tucson. The health-research group reported the highest revenue among Arizona …
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On the Fridge
The Guam International Film Festival, or GIFF, will run from Sept. 23 to 28 at the Agana Center Stadium Theatres. This year, GIFF will showcase over 50 films, including selections from the 2014 Festival de Cannes, Sundance, Busan, Toronto, SXSW and more.
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Controversial microbeads removed from Crest toothpaste
While dental professionals support this view, American Dental Association (ADA) disputes it with intensive studies that show the beads are harmless. Dentists and dental hygienists in the US have reported a large number of patients had beads under their …
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Movers & Shakers 09/21/14
Cindy Rombach, executive officer of the Kenai Peninsula Builders Association, has received the Small Office Honor Award from the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders. The award was … Originally from Arizona, Straus …
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How Big Sugar Steered Research On A 'Tooth Decay Vaccine'

How Big Sugar Steered Research On A 'Tooth Decay Vaccine'
"As a result of industry influence, [the federal government] mis-spent a lot of taxpayer research funds on cures for dental disease that would never pan out." The Sugar Association, in a statement, says it can't comment directly on documents and events …
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Tempe Dental Care Announces the Second Year of Dental Membership Program
Dr. Ward is a certified IV sedation dentist and a member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association. Tempe Dental Care offers services in IV sedation dentistry, family dentistry, teeth whitening, smile makeovers, dental crowns …
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SmartPractice Donates $33000 to American Dental Association's Give Kids a

SmartPractice Donates 000 to American Dental Association's Give Kids a
“We are thrilled to continue our support for Give Kids a Smile via the Arizona Dental Association Foundation by hosting the 2014 edition of the SmartScramble,” shares Dan Nahom, SmartPractice CFO. “We could not have done it without collaboration from …
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American Association of Endodontists selects new leaders
Robert S. Roda, DDS, MS, President. Dr. Roda runs a private endodontic practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., and serves as a visiting lecturer at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and as an adjunct assistant professor at Baylor College of …
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Dr. Michael A. Smith, DMD, of Phoenix, AZ Receives the Dentist of the Year Award
He has served as Central Arizona Dental Society President, President of the Phoenix Esthetic Study Club, and President of the Rotary Club of America Squaw Peak Chapter, and as an Adult Leader for the Boy Scouts of America. Currently he holds a dual …
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ASU's nutrition program: 100 years in the making
Walk through the glass doors of Arizona State University's Kitchen Café and you will find a sleek, modern kitchen staffed by ASU nutrition majors. This is a far cry from a time when students sat at wooden desks, wrote on chalkboards and used miniature …
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Updates Industry

Updates Industry
Charles H. Norman III, DDS of Greensboro, North Carolina, was recently installed as the 2013-2014 president of the American Dental Association (ADA) during the annual session of the ADA in New Orleans. Maxine Feinberg, DDS, has been chosen as the new ADA …

politicians scandal plagued by natural disasters, a look back at 2013
6 – The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have reached an agreement in principle for 10 years to end lockout 113 days, allowing the league to save the season with a schedule of 48 games truncated. 8 – After more than 13 years of legal battle, the Federal Court …

AZ better jobs for 2014 and beyond
… for cosmetic dental work, dental technicians will be in high demand along with a range of health professions. According to the Australian Dental Association, the demand for dentures is decreasing, but specialized areas such as crowns and bridges are in place.

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Urgent-care dental clinic in Phoenix fills need
The Arizona Dental Association said between 2009 and 2011, emergency-room treat-and-release visits for oral-health problems increased by 29 percent. From 2009 to 2011, in-patient admissions where oral heath was the primary or secondary diagnosis …
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ASU student from Ahwatukee works with top scholars in anthropology
Faye McGechie of Ahwatukee is one of many Arizona State University undergraduate students engaged in research projects under the direct guidance of top-level faculty. In this case, she has … McGechie is measuring more than 250 dental specimens for …
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Still time to donate a turkey
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program in Arizona is seeking volunteers to prepare taxes for seniors and low-income families during the 2014 tax-filing season. Greeters, client facilitators and … Those interested may make donation at boxes located at …
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