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Being Overweight Linked to Higher Risk of Gum Disease



CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Impacting approximately one-third of a U.S. population, plumpness is a poignant health regard for Americans. It’s a risk cause for building form 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain forms of cancer, and now, according to an essay published in a January/February 2013 emanate of General Dentistry, a peer-reviewed clinical biography of a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), it also might be a risk cause for resin disease.

“We know that being overweight can

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Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 General Dentistry No Comments

Tips for Tots' Teeth

February Is National
Children’s Dental Health Month

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/  More than 16 million children in a U.S. humour from dental decay, and investigate shows that many relatives miss simple information about their children’s oral health. In fact, according to a consult of relatives conducted by a Ad Council, fewer than half of children in a U.S. brush their teeth twice a day or more. In tact of National Children’s Dental Health Month, a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) encourages relatives to deliver good verbal health habits to their children at

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013 General Dentistry No Comments

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and AGD Foundation Provide Nearly $150,000 in Free Dental Services to …

To: CITY AND HEALTH EDITORS

CHICAGO, Jul 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 240 proffer dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and University of Pennsylvania dental students and expertise supposing free dental care to 325 Philadelphia residents during a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and AGD Foundation third annual outreach project, “Nation of Smiles, One Smile during a Time.” The event–the largest donated dental day in Pennsylvania history–was hold during a University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine during a AGD 2012 Annual Meeting Exhibits in Philadelphia, on Jun 23.

In total, AGD volunteers

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

Consumer Advocacy Coalition Protests MERCURY FILLINGS during UPENN's "Nation of Smiles…" Day

To: HEALTH AND STATE EDITORS

PHILADELPHIA, Jun 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Members of a Pennsylvania Coalition for Mercury-Free Dentistry will PROTEST a use of silver/amalgam dental fillings, containing 50% MERCURY during a “Nation of Smiles…” giveaway dental eventuality treating 600 underserved Pennsylvanians. Although free, a consumer advocacy classification is endangered about patients receiving toxic MERCURY dental fillings. The co-sponsors, University of Pennsylvania Dental School and a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) have been put on notice to belong to Philadelphia’s “informed

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Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and AGD Foundation to Provide Free Oral Care to Hundreds of Philadelphia's …

To: HEALTH AND STATE EDITORS

CHICAGO, Jun 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Saturday, Jun 23, 2012, a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and a AGD Foundation will partner with a University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to reason a third annual village overdo project, “Nation of Smiles, One Smile during a Time.” The eventuality will take place during a AGD 2012 Annual Meeting Exhibits, from Jun 21 to 24, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Hundreds of proffer dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and University of Pennsylvania dental students and expertise expect providing giveaway dental

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Thursday, June 14th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Sets a Record Straight on Dental X-Rays

To: HEALTH, MEDICAL AND NATIONAL EDITORS

CHICAGO, Apr 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012, in a biography Cancer, a American Cancer Society published an essay entitled “Dental X-Rays and Risk of Meningioma,” that epitomised a investigate that sought to rise a association between dental radiographs and mind cancer.

According to a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a professional association of some-more than 37,000 ubiquitous dentists dedicated to providing peculiarity dental care and oral health information to a public, a study’s commentary are not germane to complicated dentistry since a investigate was

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Thursday, April 12th, 2012 General Dentistry No Comments

Give Yourself a Gift of Good Oral Health this Holiday Season

To: HEALTH, MEDICAL AND NATIONAL EDITORS

Contact: Lauren Henderson, Academy of General Dentistry, +1-312-440-4974, media@agd.org

While a continue outward is frightful, keep your teeth delightful

CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — ‘Tis a deteriorate for giving, though remember to give yourself a many critical present of all this holiday season: a healthy smile! Maintaining good oral hygiene during a holiday deteriorate is some-more critical than ever, advises a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

“Holiday get-togethers tend to lead people to devour sweetened treats and splash alcoholic beverages some-more than usual,” says AGD orator George Shepley, DDS,

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Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 Dentistry No Comments

The Best (and Worst) Candy for Your Teeth

To: HEALTH AND NATIONAL EDITORS

Contact: Lauren Henderson, Academy of General Dentistry, +1-312-440-4974, media@agd.org

Saving your grin this holiday season

CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As any Oct creeps adult on Cindy Flanagan, DDS, MAGD, orator for a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), her mind always wanders to a volume of candy both children and adults will be immoderate during a final few months of a year.

“Too many candy can means a scary mouth,” says Dr. Flanagan. “People have a bent to graze on a sweetened treats fibbing around the

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 General Dentistry No Comments

Dental Organization to Provide Free Oral Care to Homeless Military Veterans

To: HEALTH AND STATE EDITORS

Contact: Stefanie Schroeder, Academy of General Dentistry, +1-724.612.6612, media@agd.org

CHICAGO, Jul 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Friday, Jul 29, and Saturday, Jul 30, 2011, a Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), a veteran organisation of some-more than 37,000 ubiquitous dentists dedicated to staying adult to date in a contention by stability preparation to improved offer a public, along with a AGD Foundation, will group adult to reason a second village overdo project, Nation of Smiles, One Smile during a Time. The eventuality will be hold during a AGD Annual Meeting Exhibits, Jul 28

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Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 General Dentistry No Comments

Equine Dentistry Bill Passes in Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas, Jun 6, 2011 –

AUSTIN, Texas, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As of May 30, a conflict over who can perform dental work on Texas horses, veterinarians or non-veterinarian tooth floaters, was resolved when a Texas Legislature changed to professionalize a use of non-veterinary equine dentistry by flitting House Bill 414. This check defines and establishes training and educational mandate so that persons who are not veterinarians might legally perform certain aspects of equine dentistry underneath a organisation of a veterinarian as a protected “equine dental provider” or EDP.

Veterinarians know that equine dentistry is most some-more than

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Monday, June 6th, 2011 General Dentistry No Comments


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