Greensboro dentist to be president of American Dental Association

Greensboro dentist to be president of American Dental Association
Now, Norman will be influencing dentists all across the country as the American Dental Association's new president. Norman … Norman was elected president over one opponent by the association's House of Delegates, a nearly 500-member body. He has …
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The city and schools have moved past partner schools conflict, but the issue
The refugees brought with them long-standing traditions and values that at times clashed with modern American society. But the biggest obstacle they faced was the language barrier. The Dec. 14 election ousted five incumbents on the Wausau School Board …
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SPOTLIGHT: Textbook revisions in Texas bring concern
A Journal News editorial: Housing foes embrace politics, shun history. Members of … McLeroy is a dentist from Bryan, Texas, a self-described Christian fundamentalist, and an outgoing member of state school board of education. Over the … But Jay …
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Dr. Tilman Richards Honors National Nutrition Month by Promoting Improved

Dr. Tilman Richards Honors National Nutrition Month by Promoting Improved
He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and Nueces Valley District Dental Society. Dr. Richards is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the LANAP® FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease …

Gum Disease Can Trigger Host of Problems
“When you're looking at people who have gum disease, they are suffering from a chronic low-grade infection,” said Jean Connor, a dental hygienist in Cambridge, Mass., and president-elect of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. “Your whole body …
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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 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — 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 …
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PIKE, Mary Elizabeth Upshaw
… Church; a member of the Junior League of Atlanta; a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution; and served as a board member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for 12 years; and was a Life Member of the UNC Alumni Association.
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Family troubles tied to poor dental health
… such as hitting, kicking, insults and threats create an emotional environment that undermines organised routines such as regular tooth brushing or promotes stress eating, according to the study, published in the Journal of the American Dental …

Ditch your hollow-head toothbrush
In a new study published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene, power toothbrushes with hollow heads were shown to retain significantly more bacteria compared to those with solid heads. In fact, researchers found up to 3,000 times the bacterial … The …
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ADA: Dentists can help detect diabetes

ADA: Dentists can help detect diabetes
A recent study in Journal of the American Dental Association found that 1 in 5 cases of total tooth loss in the U.S. can be linked to diabetes (JADA, May 2013, Vol. 144:5, pp. 478-485). Patients with diabetes have a lower resistance to infection …

ADA Approves Topical Prescription Fluoride for Home
The guidelines were published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. In another departure from the 2006 version, the new guidelines recommend that professionally applied gel should contain only acidulated phosphate …
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Dr. John's Candies Headed South for New Orleans American Dental Association
Dr. John's Candies will be exhibiting at the ADA Annual Session in New Orleans October 31 – November 2nd, 2013, occupying Booth # 3151 at the event. Dr. John will be introducing many new products including brand new flavors of Dr. John's Simply Xylitol …

Brush Your Teeth, Help Save Your Heart?
The findings were published online Oct. 28 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. "These results are important because … Regular visits to your dentist and daily dental care can reduce your risk of gum disease. More information. The U.S …

Health tests: Some can help, some can hurt

Health tests: Some can help, some can hurt
Recommendation: The American Urological Association, which supports the use of PSA testing, says that it should be considered mainly for men ages 55 to 69. The American Society of Clinical Oncology recommends against PSA testing for prostate cancer …
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Tufts opens Worcester dental clinic for special needs
People with intellectual, acquired and developmental disabilities need a vast range of special care and can require very personalized care. According to a 2012 Tufts research study published in The Journal of the American Dental Association, people …
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