Category “Dental”

Ensuring A Practice Is Health Fit

November 9th, 2012
Ensuring A Practice Is Health Fit

In general, patients visiting their dentists will assume that the surgery is clean as well as efficient. However there have been cases in the past where hygiene has not been top of the priority list by those working in a practice. This fact was recently brought home when health officials made some startling suggestions regarding […]

USA Based Dental Management Company Leads The Way

October 12th, 2012
USA Based Dental Management Company Leads The Way

A dental management company founded in Texas was recently included in the Inc Magazine’s top listed businesses. It is apparently one of the fastest growing businesses in 2012. Productive Dentistry Academy is also one of the USA’s foremost providers of dental marketing and dental consulting services; the last 3 years has seen a 73% growth […]

New law could shift the burden

September 10th, 2012
New law could shift the burden

The new law passed by the US federal government called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act while designed to help the poorest in society could shift the burden of health insurance costs onto employees. That’s the view of a number of experts who believe that the new legal framework could usher in a new […]

Dentists Serve The Day

August 20th, 2012
Dentists Serve The Day

Dentists in Texas have once again stepped up to the challenge to offer local residents free dental treatment via the annual Serve Day event in Austin, Texas. Dentists from the area gave up their time and joined forces with other groups and not for profit organisations such as churches and youth centres to offer free […]

New Cosmetic Tourist Destination Identified

August 8th, 2012
New Cosmetic Tourist Destination Identified

The growth in cosmetic surgery tourism sees yet another country offering this as part of holiday packages. It appears that Colombia has become a premier destination for those looking receive cosmetic treatment while still finding the time for a holiday. What’s more it has become a centre for those looking for more complex procedures such […]

Israelis Embrace Cosmetic Surgery

June 27th, 2012
Israelis Embrace Cosmetic Surgery

The number of Israelis deciding to get plastic surgery has grown massively – up by a third on last year. While two-thirds of patients are women, men are beginning to catch up as they too see the value of going under the knife. Interestingly a lot of the growth is cosmetic dentistry and not just […]

Preventative Dentistry Month

June 25th, 2012
Preventative Dentistry Month

In a novel twist to health promotion a dentist from New York has declared that July is Preventive Dentistry month. Although it could be argued that this is more of a marketing ploy, nevertheless preventive dentistry is vital in trying to combat a growing problem of dental decay and poor oral hygiene. As a reward […]

Increased Financing To Help Dental Patients

April 25th, 2012
Increased Financing To Help Dental Patients

Unlike the UK dental treatment in the USA is paid for either by a fee or insurance. However many people in the country are often unable to pay for treatment or even afford to pay insurance premiums. But one practice in the town of Gulfport in Missouri has come up with a new idea to […]

Dentists Still Lead the Way in Offering Free Treatment

April 16th, 2012
Dentists Still Lead the Way in Offering Free Treatment

It seems dentists are still leading the way in the USA in offering free examination and treatment for people who can’t afford insurance. A practice in Columbus, Ohio recently donated one of its days to offering free services to members of the local community who do not have dental insurance. The services offered including examination, […]

US Children at Risk of Cavities

March 9th, 2012
US Children at Risk of Cavities

A report published in the New York Times suggests children under school age are showing up with 10 cavities or other dental problems when visiting the dentist. Some conditions are so bad the children have to be anaesthetised prior to treatment. What is causing such an alarming increase in dental decay? Dentists believe that pre-school […]

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