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Delta Dental/AARP pay for three cleanings
February 12, 2008 -- Breaking the cliché of two annual dental cleanings, AARP Dental Insurance Plans administered by Delta Dental now covers a third annual cleaning.
ADA Foundation offers $300K grant to train pediatricians
February 12, 2008 -- The American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) has announced a $300,000 grant -- to be issued in annual installments of $100,000 -- to fund oral health summits and other educational ventures for pediatricians.
Furor over no-drill technique
February 12, 2008 -- Can dentists safely place a crown over an untreated tooth? New research on the Hall Technique has ignited debate over one of the most fundamental questions in dentistry.
Biolase's Waterlase MD Derm cleared for dermatological and general use
February 11, 2008 -- A version of Biolase Technology's Waterlase MD Laser System has received 510k clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for dermatological, general, and plastic surgery use.
BCBS of Illinois launches new dental care service
February 11, 2008 -- Giving a nod to the oral-systemic link, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has launched a new service to help its members improve their overall health by improving their oral health.
Army offers bonus/scholarship to dental students
February 7, 2008 -- Most dental students would love an all-expense paid scholarship to dental school, but the U.S. Army is offering even more.
Inside the global dental market
February 7, 2008 -- Looking for a current overview of the global dental market? Research and Markets' report "2007 Dental Industry Review" could be the answer. This 255-page document provides information on key business transactions of 2007.
Yankee Dental Show Report: Dental practice market heats up
February 6, 2008 -- With dental office revenues rising sharply in the last five years, dentists are finding that their practices are worth more than ever these days. At the Yankee Dental Congress, experts shared tips for buyers and sellers.
Yankee Dental Show Report: Incisive tips on cosmetics
February 4, 2008 -- BOSTON - The latest in aesthetic techniques can make a huge difference when dealing with complicated cases, two doctors from Cambridge, MA, told an audience at Yankee Dental Congress 33. They shared a series of tips about cements, crown materials, color, smile proportions, and papilla formation.
Keep kids entertained in the chair
February 4, 2008 -- Looking for new ways to keep your munchkin patients relaxed in the chair? The ADA now offers booklets, videos, and other fun materials designed to do just that.
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