Invisalign Invisible Braces for Treating Dental Inconsistencies Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 07:44 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry JACKSON HEIGHT, New York – Invisalign invisible braces are the perfect solution for treating even complex dental inconsistencies found in teenagers and adults. The greatest advantage of Invisalign is that it does not have the metal wires and brackets of traditional braces, and is therefore a more comfortable orthodontic solution.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Announces Plans for Dental School Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 07:29 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry ERIE, Pennsylvania – The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced plans to open a dental school with the help of a $1 million grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The process to develop a school of dental medicine began with a vote by Erie City Council in support of the state grant.
Chicago Dentist, Dr. Ted Siegel, Buying Back Halloween Candy To Send Overseas To America's Troops Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 07:03 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – Dr. Theodore Siegel, a cosmetic dentist in Chicago, is currently collecting leftover Halloween candy from Chicago area children to send to America's troops serving overseas. Children can bring up to three pounds of unwanted Halloween candy to the Chicago dentist and earn $1 for every pound. The program is a part of a national program, called 'Halloween Candy Buy Back.' Dental offices around the country participate and then send the candy to Operation Gratitude, a program put on by the California Army National Guard. Operation Gratitude then packs and sends the candy to deployed soldiers overseas.
DALSA Announces Argus Scanning X-ray Detectors for Dental and Medical Imaging Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 04:42 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry WATERLOO, Ontario – DALSA Corporation , a global leader in digital image sensing technology, today announced its Argus platform of CCD/TDI-based X-ray image scanners developed for use in the medical and dental fields. Argus modules include high resolution scintillation technology and standard Ethernet connectivity, allowing images to be ported directly to the host computer for image processing. Assembled with advanced MEMs fabrication techniques in DALSA's own wafer foundry, they also provide unmatched resolution by joining multiple silicon detectors for large fields of view up to 44 cm wide.
Reportlinker Adds Global Dental Supplies Industry Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 04:27 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry NEW YORK, New York – Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Dental Supplies in US$ Million by the following product segments: Orthodontic Supplies, Dental Implants, Prosthetic Supplies, Infection Control Products, Endodontic Supplies, Restorative Supplies, and Preventive Supplies.
Stress Moves Michigan Dentist to Invent Life-Changing Device Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 03:27 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry LAKE ORION, Michigan – Stress produced by our uncertain economic times and continuing warfare has caused an increase in teeth clenching and grinding that is reaching epidemic proportions. "Stress is responsible for teeth clenching and grinding," says Dr. Joe Pelerin of Lake Orion, Michigan who has practiced family dentistry for three decades, "and what most people don't realize is that teeth grinding and clenching not only damages teeth and fillings and leads to receding gums and root canals, but also can be the cause of migraine headaches and pain in the shoulders, neck, back and ears."
One Physician Is Changing The Face of Outpatient Surgery Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 07:36 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry MobiSurg® Brings the Anesthesiologist, Medications & Expertise Directly to Your DoorLAGUNA HILLS, California – MobiSurg®, a new concept in mobile anesthesiology and outpatient surgical care, now makes it simple and convenient to perform routine dental and surgical procedures in the comfort and convenience of your office – even on the most high risk patients.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Supports Efforts in Five States to Add Dental Therapists Programs Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 07:20 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry BATTLE CREEK, Michigan – As a pioneering program in Alaska attracts attention for bringing sorely needed dental care to underserved communities, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced that it will support efforts in five states to pursue a similar model, using dental therapists as part of an expanded dental team to end severe dental care shortages across the U.S. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will invest more than $16 million by 2014 in the Dental Therapist Project, which includes efforts in Kansas, New Mexico, Ohio, Vermont and Washington, as part of a larger effort to build awareness of oral health access issues and bring quality dental care to every community.