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After hepatitis accusation: Oral surgeon permanently surrenders license Aug 29, 2014 | News Americas

After hepatitis accusation: Oral surgeon permanently surrenders license

TULSA, Okla., USA: An oral surgeon from Tulsa accused of exposing patients to HIV and hepatitis has lost his license to practice. Investigations against the 66-year-old were launched in summer 2012, after notification from dental licensing agencies of alleged unsafe injection practices in his office. Authorities found numerous violations of health and safety laws, and major violations of the State Dental Act of Oklahoma.

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Survey uncovers disparities in dental assistant salaries Jul 25, 2014 | News Americas

Survey uncovers disparities in dental assistant salaries

ATLANTA, USA: The findings of a recently published survey have suggested that full-time dental assistants earn less per year than the median pay figure provided by the Department of Labor. Overall, the data indicated that dental assistants earn up to 20 percent less than the recommended average.

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Henry Schein helps raise awareness of oral cancer Jun 2, 2014 | Business Europe

Henry Schein helps raise awareness of oral cancer

GILLINGHAM, UK: Henry Schein UK, the UK-based division of Henry Schein, is participating in 500 Miles 4 Smiles, a month-long walking event in the UK that raises awareness of mouth cancer. From 19 May to 19 June, participants walk from Kirriemuir in Scotland to Brighton in England, passing through 32 destinations. The walk coincides with National Smile Month, the UK’s largest and longest-running oral health campaign.

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Changing grey–white back to red–white Aug 27, 2014 | Cosmetic Dentistry International

Changing grey–white back to red–white

When meeting someone for the first time, a dental technician or dentist automatically glances at the person’s mouth and teeth. Generally, the unnatural grey- or purple-coloured gingival attracts more attention then the quality of the crowns. As detailed in the following case report, anterior porcelain fused-to-metal (PFM) crowns or bridges are the main reason for this unsightly gingiva.

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