Tag Archives: Dentistry

Dentistry is not nonessential – Dentistry IQ

© Cindy Greaves | Dreamstime.com The decision to classify dental offices as nonessential during the coronavirus pandemic, and limit office visits to emergency care, puts us back 30 years or more—back when dentistry was considered necessary only when someone had a toothache. I am reminded of the statement some years ago by the US Surgeon… Read More »

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! CDA Presents brings exotic animal dentistry to Anaheim – CDA (California Dental Association)

From the wild lions roaming sub-Saharan Africa to the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans receiving care at the Sacramento Zoo, exotic animals around the world have been an intriguing topic for many years. While their habitats, diets and breeding practices are usually the conversation of choice, their unique dental needs are often left unexplored. A new… Read More »

School of Dentistry to offer free care to veterans, JPS kids – WLBT

WHY: Many veterans do not qualify for dental benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and cannot afford needed dental care, while the need for early dental care for children in Mississippi remains high. Dental decay is a significant health problem for Mississippi’s third grade children and many have limited access to dental care,… Read More »