Jennifer Perkins, DDS, MD, Joins UCSF Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 10 months ago - 6 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry SAN FRANCISCO, California – Jennifer Perkins, DDS, MD, has joined UCSF's Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Perkins graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2007 and the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in 2011. She completed her residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at UCSF in 2013.
AAPD Webinar – Making the Most of Your Facebook Community to Grow Your Practice Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 7 months ago - 6 Reads - 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.
Surgeon General Endorses Community Water Fluoridation Monday, December 21, 2015 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 9 months ago - 4 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry 2015 Marks 70 Years of Community Water Fluoridation in the United States WASHINGTON, DC – The American Dental Association (ADA) applauds U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., and his endorsement today of community water fluoridation. "Fluoride's effectiveness in preventing tooth decay extends throughout one's life," he said, "resulting in fewer – and less severe – cavities."
Global Oral Health Symposium Set for April 7, 2016 Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 10 months ago - 4 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry SAN FRANCISCO, California – The sixth annual UCSF School of Dentistry Global Oral Health Symposium will take place Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the UCSF Parnassus campus. This year's theme will be Oral Health Inequalities: From Measurement to Action.
ADHA Teams with Other Oral Health Professionals to Help Reduce Childhood Obesity Monday, January 04, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 9 months ago - 4 Reads - Dental News - WebDentistry WASHINGTON, DC – The National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) at Georgetown University has been awarded $747,689 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to identify opportunities for engaging oral health professionals (dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants) in reducing childhood obesity by using evidence-based recommendations and strategies. The project aligns with two RWJF goals: (1) to eliminate young children’s consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and (2) to ensure that children enter kindergarten at a healthy weight.
Women in Dentistry See Progress, Continued Challenges Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 1 year, 9 months ago - 4 Reads - 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.”