Monthly Archives: April 2013

State legislators seek action on Medicaid dental, orthadontic fraud measures

A report from LubbockOnline.com: AUSTIN — After the discovery that the state was spending millions of dollars on fraudulent Medicaid dental and orthodontic care, state lawmakers held hearings ahead of the legislative session to identify what went wrong and how to prevent future fraud. And this session, lawmakers have filed a handful of bills to […]

Cypress-Fairbanks Dentists at Tadros Dental Offer Six Month Smiles Orthodontic …

A report from Beaumont Enterprise: Six Month Smiles offers adults an alternative to traditional braces. CYPRESS-FAIRBANKS, TEXAS (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Tadros Dental now offers the Six Month Smiles orthodontic program to patients in its Houston office. Six Month Smiles is the orthodontic program of choice for adults looking to straighten their teeth because it […]

Cypress-Fairbanks Dentists at Tadros Dental Offer Six Month Smiles Orthodontic …

A report from San Antonio Express: Six Month Smiles offers adults an alternative to traditional braces. CYPRESS-FAIRBANKS, TEXAS (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 Tadros Dental now offers the Six Month Smiles orthodontic program to patients in its Houston office. Six Month Smiles is the orthodontic program of choice for adults looking to straighten their teeth because […]

Chicago Dental Society Foundation Appoints Interim Executive Director

A report from Orthodontic Products: Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 10:53 The Board of Trustees of the Chicago Dental Society Foundation (CDSF), Chicago, has appointed Carolyn M. Van Eck as its interim executive director. Van Eck formerly served as a trustee on the CDSF Board of Directors and as chairman of the Dental Trade […]

UDM Dental and DHS Team Up to Provide Orthodontic Care for Foster Children

A report from Dentistry IQ: University of Detroit Mercy issued the following news release: As of this month, 31 children and teens who are permanent wards of Michigan’s foster care system received the gift of a lifetime: screening for orthodontic treatments that may well change their lives. The new program is a partnership between faculty […]

Minnesota Orthodontist Protects Athletes’ Smiles

A report from Orthodontic Products: Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 17:08 In an effort to protect athletes’ smiles, Minnesota-based orthodontist Trudy Bonvino, DDS, MS, has donated mouth guards to 300 lacrosse players in the Lakeville Lacrosse Association. “The last thing you want is to be in orthodontic treatment and well on your way to […]

The Roundtable: Orthodontics and CBCT

A report from Orthodontic Products: Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2013 11:44 Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has now been available in North America for more than a decade, and in that time it has become a vital part of many orthodontic practices, bringing added value to pretreatment diagnosis and treatment planning. The fact is CBCT […]

Maine Orthodontic Practice Gives Back Monthly

A report from Orthodontic Products: Published on Monday, 15 April 2013 15:39 Smile Docs, an orthodontic practice located in Brewer, Maine, has made a commitment to donate $ 1,000 a month to 12 local non-profit organizations. Anthony Liberatore, DMD, started the grant program to honor his father. Talking to local TV station ….. Read more […]

Faces Orthodontics Announces Availability of AcceleDent Technology that Cuts …

A report from Dentistry IQ: Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Scottsdale orthodontist Dr. Shawn M. Bader is excited to announce that Faces Orthodontics is now providing the new AcceleDent System technology to their Scottsdale and Peoria Arizona patients. The orthodontic micropulse device reduces the time that a patient wears their braces by half. Faces […]

Coast Dental Launches Affordable Braces and Comprehensive Orthodontic …

A report from Dentistry IQ: Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 11, 2013 Coast Dental has a new way to help people smile now that it’s adding a comprehensive orthodontics program to three practices in Melbourne, West Melbourne and Merritt Island. Orthodontist Danny Bass, DMD, MS, will offer a wide variety of services including early treatment, traditional […]