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Prominent black dentist latest to be honored with Laney-Walker Boulevard monument – The Augusta Chronicle

Prominent black dentist latest to be honored with Laney-Walker Boulevard monument – The Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta ChronicleProminent black dentist latest to be honored with Laney-Walker Boulevard monumentThe Augusta ChronicleCarter Jr., who died in 1993, was a dentist for 51 years. He was a charter member of the Georgia Dental Society and had served as its president. He served as president of the Stoney Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Society and the National Dental …

Nearly 600 VA dental patients may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis – The Hill (blog)

Nearly 600 VA dental patients may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis – The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Nearly 600 VA dental patients may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitisThe Hill (blog)A dentist at the Tomah VA Medical Center violated VA rules by reusing old medical equipment instead of using sterilized, disposable instruments, according to officials. “It was purposeful that he was violating VA regulations," Victoria Brahm, the …Hundreds of VA dental patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitisCNNTomah VA hospital dentist may have exposed veterans to HIV, HepatitisWLS-TVWisconsin VA dentist failed to meet proper cleaning standardsFox NewsNew York Daily News -Stars and Stripes -WEAU -La Crosse Tribuneall 74 news articles »

Most nursing home patients refuse dental care during stay, UB study concludes – University at Buffalo Reporter

Most nursing home patients refuse dental care during stay, UB study concludes – University at Buffalo Reporter

Most nursing home patients refuse dental care during stay, UB study concludesUniversity at Buffalo ReporterThe research, published recently in Special Care in Dentistry, found that the longer a patient stayed at a long-term care facility, such as a nursing home or assisted living facility, the more likely he or she was to use dental services. But even among …

Griffith research aims to reduce complications, high costs with nano-engineered dental implants – News-Medical.net

Griffith research aims to reduce complications, high costs with nano-engineered dental implants – News-Medical.net

News-Medical.netGriffith research aims to reduce complications, high costs with nano-engineered dental implantsNews-Medical.netHundreds of thousands of Australians need dental implants each year but the risks of infection and poor stability can be high, particularly if the patient has a condition such as osteoporosis or diabetes, which may compromise the dental healing process.and more »