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FREE DENTAL CARE FOR TWO DAYS

June 23, 2015

Duluth, MN — For two days in July, the DECC could be the DDC — Duluth Dental Center. The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center will be set up July 17-18 to provide dental care to as many as 2,000 patients of all ages at no cost. Brought to Duluth by the Minnesota Dental Association and the […] Read More »

(locked)Modern Trends in Indirect Restorations

May 1, 2015

Use of lost wax investment and casting came into use as a modern industrial process in the late 19th century, when dentists began using it to make crowns and inlays, as described by Dr. D. Philbrook of Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1897. Dr. William H. Taggart of Chicago, whose 1907 paper described his development of the technique, accelerated its use. Read More »

Golden Valley Orthodontist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Stephen Litton Receives 2015 Guest of Honor Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Stephen Litton was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 Guest of Honor Award. He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals the Star of the North Meeting, the MDA’s annual convention, at the RiverCentre in St. […] Read More »

Saint Paul Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Howard Taylor Receives President’s Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Howard Taylor was chosen as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association’s President’s Award. He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the association’s recent annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at St. Paul’s RiverCentre. Dr. Taylor graduated from […] Read More »

Byron Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Frederick Nolting Receives 2015 Outstanding Service Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Frederick Nolting was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 Outstanding Service Award. He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre in […] Read More »

Minneapolis Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Dr. Teresa Fong Receives 2015 Humanitarian Service Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Teresa Fong was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 Humanitarian Service Award. She was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre in St. Paul. […] Read More »

Saint Paul Dentist Honored by Minnesota Dental Association

April 24, 2015

Samuel LaChance Receives 2015 New Dentist Leadership Award (Minneapolis, MN) – – Dr. Samuel LaChance was selected as the recipient of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) 2015 New Dentist Leadership Award.  He was honored by nearly 9,000 dental professionals in attendance at the MDA’s annual convention, the Star of the North Meeting at the RiverCentre […] Read More »

(locked)Recent Update on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Prosthetic Joints for Dental Patients

March 1, 2015

By Nelson L. Rhodus, D.M.D., M.P.H., F.I.C.D. From the March-April 2015 Issue of Northwest Dentistry A potential long-term complication of chronic rheumatoid arthritis (as well as osteoarthritis1 and other types, including fractures that do not heal and avascular necrosis) is the ultimate destruction of particular joint structures to the degree that the joint must be replaced with synthetic materials. Patients with prosthetic […] Read More »

(locked)The Incidence of Furcation Region Patency in Molars Before and After Simulated Periodontal Therapy

March 1, 2015

By Sandra Shambarger, D.D.S., M.S., Deborah Johnson, D.D.S., Daranee Versulius-Tantbirojin, D.D.S., Ph.D., Walter R. Bowles, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., and Scott B. McClanahan, D.D.S., M.S. From the March/April 2015 Issue of Northwest Dentistry Purpose: To determine if there is increased bacterial communication through the furcation region in molar teeth after simulated periodontal therapy. Methods: Sixty-five extracted first and […] Read More »