Reportlinker Adds Global Dental Supplies Industry Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 04:27 AM - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - 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 - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - 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."
FDA Approves Amgen's XGEVA™ (Denosumab) For Patients With Bone Metastases From Solid Tumors Friday, November 19, 2010 - 03:28 AM - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry THOUSAND OAKS, California – Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved XGEVA™ (denosumab), the first and only RANK Ligand inhibitor for the prevention of skeletal-related events (SREs) in patients with bone metastases from solid tumors. XGEVA was approved following a 6 month priority review by the FDA, a designation reserved for drugs that offer major advances in treatment or provide a treatment where no adequate therapy exists. XGEVA is not indicated for the prevention of SREs in patients with multiple myeloma.
North Carolina Launches Head Start Dental Home Initiative Friday, November 19, 2010 - 02:47 AM - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry GREENSBORO, North Carolina – The North Carolina Head Start-State Collaboration Office and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), today announced the launch of the Head Start Dental Home Initiative to improve oral health for North Carolina children.
Invisalign Invisible Braces for Treating Dental Inconsistencies Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 07:44 AM - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - 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 - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - 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 - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - 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.
One Physician Is Changing The Face of Outpatient Surgery Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 07:36 AM - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - 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.
FDA Recall - Propoxyphene (Darvon and Darvocet) Taken Off the Market Monday, November 22, 2010 - 05:48 AM - 6 years, 9 months ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending against continued prescribing and use of the pain reliever propoxyphene because new data show that the drug can cause serious toxicity to the heart, even when used at therapeutic doses. FDA has requested that companies voluntarily withdraw propoxyphene from the United States market.