Monthly Archives: December 2012

Love Your Smile with Dr. Sujata Bhatia

A report from Lahaina News: Question: I have two granddaughters, ages 9 and 11. I am trying to decide on a meaningful gift for them this Christmas. I want to know if orthodontia would be worth the money I would need to have them both treated. Thank you so much for asking a question that […]

California Inventor Develops Patent for Orthodontic Devices

A report from Dentistry IQ: ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 27 — Joon Won, San Jose, Calif., has developed a patent (8,313,327) for an orthodontic devices. The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: “Devices for applying orthodontic forces. A device includes an adaptor having a housing section configured to fit […]

Boomers live new dental care era

A report from Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Published: Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 9:13 a.m. There are two separate waiting rooms in Dr. Rael Bernstein’s orthodontia office in Santa Rosa. One features iPods and Xboxes. The other, with its own entrance, has a coffee bar, daily […]

Alison Werner, Orthodontic Products, Chief Editor

A report from Dentistry IQ: awerner@allied360.com Werner recently took the helm of the trade pub for orthodontists after the departure of Christopher Piehler. She previously served as associate editor of this pub as well as RT and Sleep Review, so she’s not new to the field. Her interests include new products and successful management techniques […]

Hess Orthodontics Breaks Ground on Their New Second Office Location to Open …

A report from Dentistry IQ: Lithia, FL, December 23, 2012 –(PR.com)– Hess Orthodontics second location will provide all of the same outstanding, quality orthodontic care, fantastic customer service and innovative technology as they do in their Riverview, FL location. They will continue to utilize such advanced technology as The Damon and Damon Clear bracket system, […]

Boomers live new dental care era

A report from Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Published: Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 9:13 a.m. There are two separate waiting rooms in Dr. Rael Bernstein’s orthodontia office in Santa Rosa. One features iPods and Xboxes. The other, with its own entrance, has a coffee bar, daily […]

Australia: Christopher John Farrell Receives Patent for ‘An orthodontic appliance’

A report from Dentistry IQ: Australia, Dec. 17 — Christopher John Farrell, Queensland, has filed an application (2010200550) on Feb. 12, 2010, for ‘An orthodontic appliance.’ The patent is effective from Oct. 14, 2005, till Oct. 14, 2025. Inventor(s): Christopher John Farrell Application Status: Sealed Acceptance Date: July 31 Paid to Date: Oct. 14, 2013 […]

Dentists, orthodontists brace for PPACA cost-shifting

A report from Articles – Employee … – Employee Benefit News: Among the many unknowns that come with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is one that could hit consumers right in the teeth: orthodontic reimbursement. Pediatric dental, says Evelyn Ireland, executive director at the National Association of Dental Plans, isn’t […]