While FDA Reviews Amalgam Risks, NGO Applauds WHO 'Phase Down' Friday, December 17, 2010 - 07:33 AM - 6 years, 8 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – While an Food & Drug Administration (FDA) panel re-examines risks of amalgam over the next two days, the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to release a key report soon recommending that amalgam use be "phased down" globally, consistent with its earlier recommendations.(i)
Despite Research on Gum Disease Prevention, Treatment is Still a Priority Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 02:55 PM - 6 years, 8 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry BEVERLY HILLS, California – In spite of encouraging news about a link between gum disease prevention and the intake of omega 3's that was published recently in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Dr. Alex Farnoosh (www.thetotalsmile.com) says the priority at his practice remains gum disease treatment. Dr. Farnoosh is passionate about the science of dental care. As a cosmetic dentist and periodontist, his focus is on improving aesthetics and protecting health.
Pennsylvania Dental Association Launches Newly Redesigned Website Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 08:10 AM - 6 years, 8 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) has launched a newly redesigned website. The new site, still at www.padental.org, features a user-friendly navigation structure, as well as a more intuitive organization of information. A new color palette also was chosen to make the site more eye-catching. The patient section, www.padental.org/patients, contains a wealth of information for the public, and we encourage you to check it out.
Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. Declares $.20 Quarterly Dividend Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 08:07 AM - 6 years, 8 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry DENVER, Colorado – Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDMS), operators of PERFECT TEETH dental practices announced its regular quarterly dividend. The Company's board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share of common stock. The dividend is payable January 14, 2011, to shareholders of record December 30, 2010.