AAPD Webinar – Making the Most of Your Facebook Community to Grow Your Practice Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 12 months ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – With 75% of parents logging into Facebook daily, the well-established social platform is an ideal – and affordable – channel to build awareness of and promote your practice. Join global public relations firm Weber Shandwick on April 21 for a 60-minute webinar to better understand why the social platform should be considered a cornerstone for your practice’s online presence, and how to best use the page to engage with families you care for on a daily basis.
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 2 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – This February, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month by hosting the Tournament of Tooth Care, showcasing how parents and caregivers can help their kids fend off the Mouth Monsters –a.k.a. tooth decay. Parents and caregivers can tune in to the Mouth Madness to learn how to help little teeth take on the Mouth Monsters one big game at a time.
AAPD Included in Associated Press Article Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 08:43 AM - 2 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – An online story by the Associated Press on Jan. 25, reports that three out of four children covered by Medicaid in four states (California, Indiana, Louisiana and Maryland) didn’t receive all required dental care over a recent two-year period, according to a report from the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office. The report states that one in four children didn’t see a dentist at all, citing such reasons as too few dentists accepting Medicaid patients and a lack of education about the importance of proper dental care.
Women in Dentistry See Progress, Continued Challenges Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 2 years, 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – When Dr. Harriet Seldin studied dentistry in 1978, she said it wasn’t uncommon for a patient to tell her she was the first woman dentist he or she has seen. “I look back at that time, and I’m amazed at how few of us there were,” said Dr. Seldin, of San Diego. “In my class, it was about 20 percent women, and that was considered very high.”
Rhett Berg: Persevering Through Past Challenges Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 2 years, 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry SAN FRANCISCO, California – First-year dentistry student Rhett Berg has just embarked on his health care career, but he already has years of experience as a caregiver – often in extremely challenging situations. Growing up in Roseburg, Ore., Berg struggled through a difficult childhood: his parents' divorce, an abusive stepfather and then an accident that left his stepfather severely disabled. Berg began caring for his mother and siblings early on, and worked fulltime through college to financially support his family.