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3 effective ways to improve dental sleep medicine through teledentistry

3 effective ways to improve dental sleep medicine through teledentistry

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by the cessation of breathing during sleep, associated with the relaxation of the oropharyngeal muscles and the drooping of the tongue on the airways causing a temporary cessation of breathing. This cessation of breathing manifests in a variety of behaviors such as snoring, choking, gasping, and waking from sleep …

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Clinica Medicos Opens New Dental and Mental Health Facility in Chattanooga |  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Clinica Medicos Opens New Dental and Mental Health Facility in Chattanooga | Chattanooga Times Free Press

Clinica Medicos leaders and partners have begun renovations of a new 8,000 square foot facility designed to meet the dental and behavioral health needs of the Chattanooga area’s underserved and growing Latin American population. The facility will be located a quarter mile from Clinica Medicos’ main location on East 23rd Street in a former auto …

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CDC warns dental patients of rare bacterial infections via waterlines

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory on emergency response and preparedness for outbreaks of nontuberculous mycobacterial infections that have occurred via dental waterlines. The alert was issued through the agency’s health alert network. It reminds patients and dental professionals of the importance of hygiene during dental …

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Calculation of the return on investment of dental sleep medicine

Calculation of the return on investment of dental sleep medicine

Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) was discovered in 1965, it took about 20 years before knowledgeable dentists began to help diagnose and treat this disorder.1-2 Chances are you’ve attended a sleep apnea treatment seminar, just like tens of thousands of your peers. But despite all this training, it’s estimated that more than 80% of people …

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The arcane but expensive ballot initiative pitted dentists against dental insurance companies, with both sides pouring millions of dollars into their respective campaigns. (Catherine McQueen via GettyImages)

The voters of Mass. approve ballot question to force dental insurers to adopt new spending rules

Massachusetts dental insurance companies will soon have to comply with new spending rules under a law approved by voters on Tuesday. This is the first time a state has imposed such spending limits on dental insurers, and advocates hope it will serve as a national model. “This is a moment of dramatic change,” said Chad …

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Dentsply Sirona partners with NSU College of Dental Medicine to open state-of-the-art training center - Oral Health Group

Dentsply Sirona partners with NSU College of Dental Medicine to open state-of-the-art training center – Oral Health Group

On September 29, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dentistry held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its newly expanded International DMD Program at its Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. United States. The training center was designed in collaboration with Dentsply Sirona International Special Clinic Solutions – a leading manufacturer of …

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Yes to Question 2: Massachusetts Adopts Dental Insurance Regulations

Yes to Question 2: Massachusetts Adopts Dental Insurance Regulations

Policy Massachusetts is the first state in the nation to mandate dental protections for consumers. People fill out their ballots at Cathedral High School in Boston, Massachusetts on November 8, 2022. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images Massachusetts voters passed Question 2 of the ballot, making the state the first in the nation to introduce a …

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Question 2 could mean changes to your dental insurance

A ballot question initiated by a Somerville orthodontist will either result in better dental health for about 25% of Massachusetts residents without dental insurance – or result in higher premiums and cause employers to drop coverage for their workers. Question 2 of the Nov. 8 ballot “would regulate dental insurance rates by requiring companies to …

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Dental Consumables Market Expected To Reach USD 55,584 Million By 2023 |  5.2% CAGR

Dental Consumables Market Expected To Reach USD 55,584 Million By 2023 | 5.2% CAGR

Dental Consumables market was valued at USD 38,921 Million in 2016 and is projected to reach USD 55,584 Million by 2023 growing at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2017 to 2023. Dental Consumables are dental care products, which are used during various dental procedures such as dental implants, dentures, brushes, corbels and others. They are …

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The federal government takes a first step towards the creation of a stand-alone insurance program for dental care

OTTAWA – The Liberal government is moving toward providing dental insurance directly to eligible Canadians, rather than working with provinces and territories to bolster existing coverage. That will involve hiring an outside firm to handle claims for the new stand-alone insurance program, Health Canada officials told The Canadian Press. On Friday, the procurement department invited …

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