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Dentist sentenced to jail for illegal prescriptions
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Dentist sentenced to jail for illegal prescriptions

USA: A dentist in Missouri was recently sentenced to 18 months in prison for making false statements to Medicare and illegally issuing prescriptions for narcotic opioid drugs without a legitimate medical purpose. Bradley Seyerof Florissant, provided about 14,000 doses of antianxiety and opioids to a woman who he had a personal relationship with for more…

Coronavirus: WHO declared a Global Health Emergency
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Coronavirus: WHO declared a Global Health Emergency

The UN health agency recently declared an international emergency over the deadly novel coronavirus from China – a rarely used designation that could lead to improved international co-ordination in tackling the disease. “Our greatest concern is the potential for the virus to spread to countries with weaker health systems,” World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros…

Dentist set patient’s mouth on fire
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Dentist set patient’s mouth on fire

Las Vegas: A lawsuit was recently filed against a Las Vegas dentist who set a 5-year-old girl’s mouth on fire while she underwent a routine dental procedure. The incident took place about a year ago, the Las Vegas girl’s parents took the child to ‘Just For Kids Dentistry & Orthodontics’ to have multiple crowns placed…

Green Dentistry- A new revolution in Dentistry
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Green Dentistry- A new revolution in Dentistry

“Green dentistry” or “eco-friendly dentistry” has been defined as efforts by oral health professionals to reduce the environmental impact of dental practices. The newly evolving arm of green dentistry involves a dedication to sustainability. Green dental health practitioners must take general safety precautions like changing masks and gloves for every patient and careful hand-washing. However…

Dental Breakthrough: Dentists can now make braces in-house
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Dental Breakthrough: Dentists can now make braces in-house

BEIJING- According to sources, Chinese start-up has created a system that allows dentists to make braces in their clinics, a development that could drastically reduce the cost of orthodontics for patients. Transparent and easy-to-carry braces are gaining popularity over traditional and bulkier braces. But such new mouthpiece treatments that use 3D modelling come at hefty…

11 easy steps for healthy teeth
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11 easy steps for healthy teeth

To achieve healthy teeth can take a lifetime of care. It is crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems. This involves getting the right oral care products, as well as being mindful of one’s daily habits. Following are some ways to keep ones pearly whites stay…


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