Dentistry News

Dental News – including dentistry, dentists, oral health, and related dental industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Selected to Participate in Covered California for Individual/Family Plans and for Small Businesses

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan is proud to announce its selection as a participating dental plan for the 2017 benefit year. LIBERTY will offer individual or family dental plans through Covered California this open enrollment period as well as coverage options for small businesses.

Gateway to Healthy Smiles: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers the Most Affordable Rates in Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan of Missouri (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for dental plans in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the “Health Exchange”). In fact, LIBERTY has the only Dental HMO being offered in St. Louis, Mo., and is the low price leader.

Free to Smile in The Sunshine State: LIBERTY Dental Plan Offers The Most Affordable Rates in Florida Health Insurance Marketplace

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan of Florida (LIBERTY) is proud to announce it is offering the most affordable rates for adult dental plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace (commonly called the “Health Exchange”). This marks the first year that LIBERTY, which covers most of the state, has added the offering of Family Dental HMO plans in the Florida Health Insurance Marketplace.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

Spodak Dental Group Partners with Tony Robbins and Feeding America for 40th Anniversary

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group (‘SDG’ or the ‘Group’), announced their partnership with best-selling author, Tony Robbins, and Feeding America today, with the mission to feed America’s hungry. In honor of Spodak Dental Group’s 40th Anniversary, Dr. Craig Spodak is launching a ’40 Days of Giving’ Campaign to raise $40,000 in 40 days, and will donate all monies to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Comments on Little Hoover Commission Report’s Recommendations on Improving the Oral Health Delivery System for CA’s Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

IRVINE, Calif., April 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) has reviewed the recommendations of the Little Hoover Commission Report, released April 1, 2016, which recognized the need for innovative, comprehensive and collaborative action, along with a vote of confidence for the preventive oral health care model of Dental Managed Care (DMC) program.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Advances Innovative Approach to Oral Health By Empowering Physicians to Provide Fluoride Varnish

IRVINE, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) continues to innovate and be a champion for whole health by partnering with the Center for Oral Health and medical providers to create a program that will help increase the number of children receiving fluoride varnish – a critical treatment that helps prevent further dental issues later in life.

Spodak Dental ‘Candy Buy Back’ Program for 2015 Helps Keep Kids Teeth Clean and Supports Troops

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Halloween, Spodak Dental Group wants to help you earn cash for your candy and support our troops. All trick-or-treaters are encouraged to bring their excess unopened and uneaten 2015 Halloween candy to the office and receive $1 per pound (five pound maximum). Candy will be collected through Nov. 14, 2015.

Illinois Dentist Says Smaller is Better for Oral Health Patients

WINNETKA, Ill., Nov. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the old adage goes, ‘Good things come in small packages.’ And, such is the case for Winnetka Dental Care, a small orthodontics and general dentistry practice that provides patients with personalized services in a close-knit and comfortable environment.

Spodak Dental Group and Giancarlo Stanton Partnership Provided All Star Smiles for Children in Need

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group and Marlins All-Star fielder Giancarlo Stanton provided free dental care to nearly 100 children this past Friday, October 30. The children are students of Marlins Ayudan Partner School Lenora B. Smith Elementary School in Liberty City, Fla.

Discover how a 10-Year Old Boy’s Allergies Were Relieved After Using a Revolutionary Fluoride-Free Toothpaste from UGLY by nature

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UGLY by nature, a chemical and fluoride-free toothpaste, is getting attention from its reviewers. Some say they’re ‘obsessed with it’ and others are simply ‘blown away.’ Doctor-formulated, it’s made with fair trade organic coconut oil and contains only natural and organic ingredients that were chosen for optimal oral health; nothing artificial is added.

Spodak Dental Group Named Top 1 percent Nationwide Invisalign Provider

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group has been named as a Top 1 percent Provider of Invisalign for 2015, which is the highest distinction in the field. Top 1 percent providers make up a select few of all North American Invisalign Providers and are among the most experienced.

Mauro Orthodontics Delivers Smiles for Festivarians and Pink Ribbon Girls

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trebius Promotions announces today that Mauro Orthodontics is an official sponsor of Miyelo Music Festival presented by Dave Arbogast, a day-long summer music event to be held in Tipp City, Ohio’s downtown merchant district this Saturday, July 18.

Dr. Samin Eftekhari Selected as Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., July 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Samin Eftekhari of Spodak Dental Group has been named the Freedom Day USA State Co-Director for Florida. As a Captain in the ARMY Reserve, he is dedicated to giving back to our nation’s personnel.

Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious General Dentist, Dr. George Sanchez, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include George Sanchez, DDS. He has a passion for excellence and is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

Spodak Dental Group Named as a Top Workplace in South Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is excited to announce that it has been selected as one of South Florida’s Top Small Workplaces 2015. The company was recognized for its strong team culture, encouraging work environment and professional development efforts. The winners were announced at the Sun Sentinel’s Top Workplaces luncheon on April 23, 2015.

Spodak Dental Group Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings In April

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Spodak Dental Group is offering free oral cancer screenings to the public during the entire month.

Spodak Dental Group Increases Patient Convenience with New Secure Online Payments

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is always looking for ways to provide patients with excellent care and service, and with the addition of a new feature on the website, it’s even more convenient for patients to manage their dental payments.

Spodak Dental Group Offers $2,200 off Invisalign and Wisdom Teeth Removal

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is offering a March “Lucky You!” special for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $2,200 off the cost of Invisalign(R) and wisdom teeth removal when they enroll in treatment of both during the month of March 2015.

Spodak Dental Group Offers $1,000 Off Invisalign

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is offering a February ‘sweet’ deal for patients who are interested in straightening their smile. Patients will receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign when they enroll in treatment during the month of February.

Spodak Dental Group Welcomes Prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Daniel Torres, to Dental Family

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group expands the team of eminently qualified doctors to include Daniel Torres, DMD. A local to Delray, Dr. Torres is committed to providing his community with superior dental care.

David Nour, Enterprise Growth Strategist and best-selling author, to lead the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2015 Emerging Leader Conference

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Nour, enterprise growth strategist, and best-selling author of Relationship Economics(R) and Return on Impact(R), will be leading the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at their 2015 Emerging Leader Conference on February 5, 2015 at the Loews South Beach Resort in Miami, Florida.

Spodak Dental Group Is Now Open On Saturdays

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group is now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is accepting current and future patients who are interested in routine, preventative and emergency dental care.

Spodak Dental Group Offers $1,000 Off Invisalign Treatment

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, give the gift of a healthy, straight smile and receive $1,000 off the cost of Invisalign(R) treatment. Invisalign(R) takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created personally for each patient. Spodak Dental Group is an Elite Invisalign(R) Provider, placing the company in the top 5 percent of providers worldwide.

Dr. Tiffany Peterson Wins 2014 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated business excellence and leadership at this year’s Luminary Gala ‘Dazzle Delray – Awarding the Stars in Our Town,’ held at the Delray Beach Marriott on October 24, 2014. The Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to Dr. Tiffany Peterson of Spodak Dental Group and presented her with the 2014 Ken Ellingsworth Community Service Award.

Spodak Dental Group Wins National Dental Office Design Competition

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 – America’s Dental Meeting this month.

Cash for Candy: Spodak Dental Group to Collect Halloween Candy for Troops Overseas – Third Year in a Row

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 5, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Halloween, Spodak Dental Group wants to help you earn cash for your candy and support our troops. All trick-or-treaters are encouraged to bring their excess unopened and uneaten candy to the office and receive $1 per pound (five pounds maximum).

Oklahoma Dental Organization Helps People in Need – Combined Gift of $400,000 will Buy a New 40-Chair Equipment Trailer

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans seeking help for dental-related pain at hospital emergency rooms is at a record high, says Delta Dental of Oklahoma. Dental ER visits increased from 1.1 million in 2000 to 2.1 million in 2010 and cost the healthcare system more than $2 billion annually.

TopProdeals.com Rises to Top as Discount Dental Supply Leader

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Velplex, LLC announced this week that after one year, TopProdeals, a technology platform that connects buyers and sellers of discount dental supplies, has evolved into being an industry leader.

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation Names Inaugural ‘Oral Health Hero’

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation is pleased to name D. Michael Spradlin, DDS, of Tulsa as the recipient of its first Oral Health Hero Award, a new program to recognize the contributions of volunteer dentists across the state.

South Florida Smile Spa Grand Opening Offers a Pleasant and Professional Dental Experience for the Entire Family

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida Smile Spa commenced its 2012 Grand Opening by launching a new dental office for families in the Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach neighborhood, which offers general and cosmetic dentistry, sedation, one hour whitening, oral surgery and root canal treatment; all procedures are done on the premises.

Pelton & Crane to Feature Hands-On Dental Lighting Display at Greater New York Dental Meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dental equipment manufacturer Pelton & Crane will feature a new competitive dental operatory light display at the 88th Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). The GNYDM, which takes place from November 23-28, is the largest healthcare and dental event in the United States.

Cosmetic Reconstructive Dentistry of North Miami Announces Free Diabetes Screening Days

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cosmetic Reconstructive Dentistry recently announced that they will be hosting free diabetes screening days at their Ives Dairy Road location in North Miami starting on October 18, 2012. Future screenings will be held on the third Thursday of each month.

Mobile Dental Unit Serves 10,000th Patient

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sept. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delta Dental of Oklahoma announces that The Oklahoma Dental Foundation Mobile Dental Unit has provided free dental care to more than 10,000 patients as of Sept. 6. Dafne Soto, 8, of Oklahoma City was the honored 10,000th patient served on the mobile unit as it made a stop at the Latino Community Development Agency. Soto was one of eight children and youth who had an appointment for needed dental care that day.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida County-Level ER Dental Visit Data Available

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pew Center on the States on Monday reported tremendous nationwide growth in emergency room visits for many easily prevented dental problems. In Florida, emergency room visits doubled between 2008 and 2010, totaling more than 115,000 visits and generating more than $88 million in medical charges. Pew obtained its Florida information from a Florida Public Health Institute (FPHI) study released in December 2011.

Dr. Craig Spodak of Spodak Dental Group Honored as Finalist Among Health Care CEOs in South Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Craig Spodak, of Spodak Dental Group in Delray Beach, FL, was recently honored by the South Florida Business Journal as a finalist among health care CEOs in South Florida. Leading health care professionals across Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties gathered to honor local organizations that are making a positive impact in their industry and community.

PreViser Corporation Launches myDentalScore.com

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, announced today the release of a Web based tool, myDentalScore, that allows individuals to calculate objective numeric scores for oral disease risk and severity. The tool is available for immediate use by dentists, companies and consumers.

Denver Dental Practice Protects Patients from Identity Theft with idBUSINESS FTC ‘Red Flag Rules’ Compliance Module

DENVER, Colo., May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A victim of identity theft himself in late 2008, Denver dentist Dr. Miles B. Collett this spring implemented a patient data security solution by Denver-based idBUSINESS. The solution, which ensures the protection of personal information and guarantees complete restoration of ‘prior to event’ status in the event of a patient data breach protects both his approximately 750 patients and his 25-year practice from the impact of identity theft.

idBUSINESS Receives Metro Denver Dental Society Endorsement for FACTA ‘Red Flag Rules’ Identity Theft Compliance Solution

DENVER, Colo., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — idBUSINESS, a Denver-based identity theft security expert and identity recovery services provider today became the preferred provider of the Metro Denver Dental Society (MDDS) for the provision of ‘Red Flag Rules’ compliance solutions to its more than 1,500 members.

PreViser Corporation and MacPractice Announce Cooperation Agreement

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., and LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a world leader in risk and disease analytic software designed to enhance treatment planning for patients affected by oral disease, today announced a cooperation agreement with MacPractice, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of dental practice management software running on the Macintosh computer platform.

PreViser Corporation Appoints Director of Medical Technology to Expand Further into Medicine

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., July 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a leader in oral health risk assessment and management, announced that Dr. Randy R. Nolf, DDS has been appointed as their new Director of Medical Technology. PreViser (www.previser.com) has the only patented, research-validated software that allows all dental professionals to accurately analyze patients’ current oral health and future risk of oral diseases or problems.

PreViser and Oral Health Innovations Ltd Form UK Partnership to Provide Oral Health Scoring and Risk Analysis

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment technology to the dental profession, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Oral Health Innovations (OHI) Ltd of Birmingham, England to market PreViser technology to dentists within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

PreViser and White Cross GmbH Partner in Germany to Provide Oral Disease and Risk Analysis

MOUNT VERNON, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with White Cross GmbH of Lindau, Germany, to market PreViser technology to dentists within Germany, Austria and portions of Switzerland.

Previser Launches New Website and Enhanced Version of its Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a world leader in risk and disease analysis software that enhances treatment planning for patients affected by oral disease, announced a simultaneous release of a new corporate website and a major upgrade to its software. PreViser’s version 3.0 software is now both Windows- and Macintosh-compatible.

The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation and Previser Announce Initiative to Reduce Oral Disease Among Disadvantaged Populations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), and PreViser Corporation, today announced a joint initiative to collaborate in an effort to improve the oral health of low income children nationwide. The NCOHF’s non-profit mission is to eliminate oral disease, and promote overall health and well-being for economically disadvantaged children.

PreViser and OralCare Corporation Partner in Japan to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease and risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with OralCare Corporation of Tokyo, Japan to market PreViser technology to dentists within Japan.

PreViser and Delta Chakir partner in Israel to Provide Oral Disease Risk Assessment

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation, a Washington State-based provider of patented oral disease risk assessment software technology to the dental industry, announced today the finalization of a licensing agreement with Delta Chakir, Ltd., sole distributor for Kodak Dental System in Israel, to market PreViser technology to dentists and dental insurers within Israel.

PreViser Offers Free Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool as part of the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)

MOUNT VERNON, WA – Nov 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation announces that effective November 1, 2005 it will no longer charge for use of its Internet-based tool to assess risk for oral cancer, a component of their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), software used by dental professionals worldwide.

Blood Clots, Heart Attacks, Strokes, Spontaneous Pre Term Births, Low Birth Weight, Rectal Cancer, Diabetes, are all Linked to Elevated C-Reactive Protein

CHICAGO, IL – Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first study of its kind, not only linking high C-reactive protein levels to periodontal (gum) disease but also the most effective new treatment to drastically and quickly reduce deadly C-reactive levels will be given by dentist Dr. Ron Schefdore at the prestigious Mid Winter Chicago Dental Society meeting in Feb ’06. Surprisingly the study analyzed C-reactive protein blood results from top dentists throughout the country in a study to find the least painful and inexpensive treatment.

PreViser Adds New Oral Cancer Risk Assessment Tool to the Oral Health Information Suite(TM)

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PreViser Corporation announces a major enhancement to their Oral Health Information Suite(TM), incorporating a new tool designed to assess risk for oral cancer. The number of new cases of oral cancer annually exceeds 28,000, and annual deaths total more than 7,000. The good news is that the likelihood of successful treatment is excellent if the disease is detected in its early stages.