Author Archives: Steven Sanchez

Cone-beam computed tomography in dentistry and oral surgery

Inka, a five-year-old female jaguar, is placed in the cone beam CT scanner for assessment of dentoalveolar structures. Computed tomography (CT) has revolutionized our ability to detect subtle hard and soft tissue abnormalities of the maxillofacial region. Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is creating much buzz amongst veterinary dentists when it comes to dental/maxillofacial diagnostic tools. […]

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NYC health commissioner wouldn’t supply NYPD with masks

New York City’s health commissioner blew off an urgent NYPD request for 500,000 surgical masks as the coronavirus crisis mounted — telling a high-ranking police official that “I don’t give two rats’ asses about your cops,” The Post has learned. Dr. Oxiris Barbot made the heartless remark during a brief phone conversation in late March […]

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College of Dentistry Opens Center for Disabled | Washington Square News

NYU College of Dentistry opened an Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities. (Staff Photo by Min Ji Kim) People with disabilities that inhibit oral health treatment now have access to a new center — opened by the NYU College of Dentistry — that is uniquely tailored to their needs. The aims to create a […]

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Designing a Welcoming Orthodontics Office – Spear Education

With more adults being referred for orthodontic care, it’s necessary to create an office that is welcoming not only for children, but for older patients, as well. The first thing your patients notice when they walk into your practice is the design. With that in mind, use these office design techniques to make your practice […]

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Health Expert: Concerts Will Return in Fall 2021 At the Earliest

The coronavirus pandemic has already put a hurting on the live events industry. In a feature in New York Times Magazine, they polled five public health experts about when reopening businesses and it’s a grim forecast for concerts, which one expert predicts won’t return before fall 2021 “at the earliest.” Zeke Emanuel, vice provost for global initiatives […]

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Sanders and Jayapal Put Forth Bill to Provide No-Cost ‘Health Care for All During Pandemic’ | Common Dreams News

As the number of Americans without health insurance continues to rise rapidly due to ongoing mass layoffs across the nation, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Friday introduced emergency legislation that would empower Medicare to cover all healthcare costs for the uninsured and all out-of-pocket expenses for those with insurance for the duration […]

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Less Than One Week to Register for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

Without exception, medicine and dentistry affect everyone – and that means that 3D printing affects everyone. The technology is becoming such a part of the medical and dental industries that sooner or later, everyone who has a medical or dental concern find themselves acquainted with 3D printing – whether it’s through a 3D printed implant […]

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Army Asks Retired Soldiers in Health Care Fields to Come Back for COVID-19 Fight

The Army has a message for its retirees: Uncle Sam wants you to help fight the novel coronavirus. A message sent by Defense Finance and Accounting Services, which processes and dispenses retiree pay, asked troops who had previously served in specific health care specialties to consider “re-joining the team” to address the current pandemic crisis. […]

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Visiting an Orthodontist – Women Fitness Magazine

The Benefits of Visiting an Orthodontist The Benefits of Visiting an Orthodontist : When we know that something is going wrong with our teeth, a toothache or sensitivity perhaps, we generally think about making an appointment to see a dentist. However, what about when you have a dissatisfaction with your smile? If you have always been […]

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ADA president shares the story of dentistry, policy on opioids

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