Navigation Links
Governor Rendell Declares Senior Smiles Day in Pennsylvania; Goal is to Improve Oral Hygiene for Senior Citizens
Date:10/5/2007

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today joined the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) and the Alliance of the Pennsylvania Dental Association (APDA) in recognizing October 5, 2007, as Senior Smiles Day in Pennsylvania.

"Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential to an individual's overall health and quality of life," Rendell said in his proclamation on Senior Smiles Day. "More than two million adults over the age of sixty-five reside in the commonwealth and many of them do not see a dentist on a regular basis and would benefit from receiving educational materials concerning oral health."

The PDA and the APDA are collaborating today to reach as many senior citizens as possible with information on oral health care.

"It is so important for the senior citizens in our community to be aware of the preventative measure that can be taken to make sure they keep their mouths healthy," said PDA President Dr. Jon J. Johnston. "Maintaining good oral hygiene is a key factor in maintaining overall good health."

The PDA and the APDA will provide 1,300 Senior Smiles dental kits to senior citizens residing in Pennsylvania. Many of the dental kits are being distributed at two senior expo events, one in Plymouth Meeting and another at the Butler County Airport. There will be many other local events across Pennsylvania.

For example, Dr. Season Rose, President of the Lehigh Valley Dental Society Alliance, will be visiting nursing homes in Allentown and the YWCA Adult Day Care program in Bethlehem. "Our goal is to share an important message with senior citizens," said Dr. Rose. "The message is that, at any age, you need to take care of your teeth and mouth."

Rendell noted that the PDA also created the Senior Dental Care Program to offer dental services from member dentists at a reduced cost to adults over sixty-five who meet income guidelines and do not receive federal, state or other dental assistance.

"
'/>"/>

SOURCE Pennsylvania Dental Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Vermont Governor steps in with a new health insurance plan.
2. Arkansas Governor Explains New Health Plan Insurance On Radio Show
3. Massachusetts Governor To Sign Health Coverage Bill
4. Aids Seems More Prevalent Among Goan’s – Governor Visiond
5. Tamil Nadu Emerging As Model State In Public Health Care: Governor
6. The National Governors Association Releases Guidelines For Outbreak Of Bird Flu
7. New York Governor to Introduce Bill to Strengthen Abortion Rights
8. Maverick Gay Ex-governor Turns a New Leaf - Accepted at the Episcopalian Seminary
9. Maverick Gay Ex-governor Turns a New Leaf - Accepted at the Episcopalian Seminary
10. Gov. Ed Rendell Plan Would Widen Health Insurance
11. WHO Declares Vietnam First Country to Control SARS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/2/2015)... Kare Visits LLC. launched in Chicago in response to the ... offers relief for caregivers by visiting loved ones in nursing ... the Caregiver Action Network, eight in ten caregivers are employed. ... caring for an elderly or disabled loved one. For ... caregiver is now empowered to schedule an on demand visit ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... 2015 With the success that Veatch Dental ... to welcome Neida Miranda and Alex Shields to the team. ... over 41 years of combined experience working with dentists to ... dental field for 8 years. She was certified as ... Customer service, positive attitude and showing the importance of oral ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Pioneer Millworks, the largest reclaimed wood company ... reclaimed wood products at the 27th annual International Contemporary ... NYC this May. Their newest offerings, Vat 35, Mushroom ... and color to North America's platform for global design. ... color in the design world and we're excited to ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... May 01, 2015 The Workgroup ... nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to ... key contributing resource to the United States Government Accountability ... electronically readable cards in Medicare. The report, “ Potential ... ” was released to the public on Apr. 24, ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... 2015 Hope For The Warriors® thanks ... For The Warriors® and military families. All American Ford ... For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring ... restoring hope for our service members and our military ... Ford collected and matched small autograph fee from fans ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Chicagoan Seeks to Transform Industry by Launching an Innovative Elderly Care Solution 2Health News:Veatch Dental Consulting Services Welcomes New Team Members 2Health News:Intensely Textured Reclaimed Wood to be Unveiled at ICFF in NYC by Pioneer Millworks 2Health News:Intensely Textured Reclaimed Wood to be Unveiled at ICFF in NYC by Pioneer Millworks 3Health News:WEDI Contributes to Newly Released U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Study on Potential Use of Electronically Readable Medicare Cards 2Health News:WEDI Contributes to Newly Released U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Study on Potential Use of Electronically Readable Medicare Cards 3Health News:All American Ford Presents Donation to Nonprofit Hope For The Warriors 2
... Sept. 11 At a press conference held in Coral Gables ... of the organization,s alliance with Navarro Discount Pharmacies. Centro Mater is ... from six weeks to 12 years of age. The organization ... County - two in Hialeah, two in Little Havana, and one ...
... 11 During its 2009 Annual Conference in Washington, DC from September ... of the most pressing issues facing private care registries in the country ... include: , , , ... The program will cover PCA,s actions in the effort to hold ...
... GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 11 Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review ... , , Belotero(R) Balance is a ... a cohesive polydensified matrix (CPM(TM)) technology. This application seeks ...
... , LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11 ... with singer/songwriter/actress/philanthropist Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, ... against ovarian cancer. The campaign,s purpose is to educate ... of this deadly disease, support research and advocate for increased ...
... , LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., Sept. 11 They,re BAA-AACK! ... nationwide, the teeny, insidious bloodsuckers--which feast on sleeping humans--are making a ... being spotted in hotels from coast to coast. And not just ... a recent study of 700 mid-priced hotels, 25% were found to ...
... , , DALLAS, Sept. 11 ... (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP) has entered into an ... North American distribution. One or more U.S. market seeding studies could ... In a comparison of cancer patients receiving standard oral mucositis ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alliance Between Centro Mater and Navarro Discount Pharmacies 2Health News:Private Care Association to Tackle Major Issues Impacting Home Care Industry 2Health News:Merz Pharmaceuticals' Belotero(R) Balance PMA Filing Formally Accepted for Review by the FDA 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Coalition Partners With Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin 2Health News:Rest Easy, the Safe, All-Natural Bed Bug Travel Spray 2Health News:Access Pharmaceuticals Signs Agreement to Manufacture Its FDA-Approved MuGard in the United States 2Health News:Access Pharmaceuticals Signs Agreement to Manufacture Its FDA-Approved MuGard in the United States 3Health News:Access Pharmaceuticals Signs Agreement to Manufacture Its FDA-Approved MuGard in the United States 4
(Date:5/1/2015)... ATLANTA , May 1, 2015 At ... May 2-6 in Washington D.C. , ... a solution that enables clinicians to leverage the enormous ... Knife radiosurgery treatments conducted each year – to advance ... "Gamma Knife Registry is a cloud-based solution that allows ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... 2015 Braeburn Pharmaceuticals announced today ... focus beyond addiction and pain to include ... has acquired an implantable, six-month formulation of ... treatment of schizophrenia from Endo Pharmaceuticals. With ... to other potential applications of the implant ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015  Legendary actor and ... in a new PBAFacts campaign designed to educate and ... learn more about Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) and to speak ... that an actor has the ability to cry and ... lack of control experienced by people living with PBA ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Elekta to showcase Leksell Gamma Knife Registry at AANS Annual Meeting 2Elekta to showcase Leksell Gamma Knife Registry at AANS Annual Meeting 3Braeburn Pharmaceuticals expands pipeline to include two schizophrenia treatments 2Braeburn Pharmaceuticals expands pipeline to include two schizophrenia treatments 3Braeburn Pharmaceuticals expands pipeline to include two schizophrenia treatments 4Danny Glover Joins PBA Facts Campaign, to Educate and Build Awareness of Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA), a Little Known but Widespread Neurologic Condition 2Danny Glover Joins PBA Facts Campaign, to Educate and Build Awareness of Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA), a Little Known but Widespread Neurologic Condition 3
... Sheets: MDBX ) ( www.thedispensingsolution.com ) announced today ... secure medicine storage and retrieval system. This ... their filled prescriptions from a convenient self-serve system that could ... process is as simple as it is ingenious: When a ...
... WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 The Personalized Medicine ... its landmark report, The Case for Personalized ... commercially available personalized medicine products from 13 in ... the continued development and adoption of personalized medicine ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MedBox Develops Patent-Pending System for Storage and Retrieval of Prescription Drugs 272 Prominent Personalized Medicine Products Available; A Five-Fold Increase in Five Years 2
... Featuring up to ... allows examination in the ... sections plus the option ... for corneal transillumination., ,Filters ...
... to 20 tilting tower ... the vertical, horizontal and ... option to offset the ... ,Filters include Cobalt blue; ...
... outstanding optical system of the Keeler SL-40H, ... fibre optic illumination system with diffuser added ... camera. The result is an excellent digital ... option of capturing stills or video clips ...
With a high lens and filter range this ophthalmoscope is ideal for the Primary Care Specialist...
Medicine Products: