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Spight scores 40 as Northern Colorado thumps Southern Utah 97-80

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight had 40 points and Anthony Johnson added 25 as Northern Colorado completed its home schedule with a 97-80 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.The Bears were slow getting started, taking their first lead 16-14 after a Spight layup with 8:01 remaining in the first half. They never trailed again, taking a 38-33 lead into the break. They pushed their advantage to 58-43 following a Kai Edward’s layup at the 14:15 mark. Northern Colorado (18-10, 9-6), which is in fifth place in the Big Sky Conference standings, maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way.Spight was just one point short of his career high, hitting 12 of 25 field-goal attempts and making 13 of 15 from the line. He also dished out six assists with four steals. Johnson drained 5 of 9 from long range. Jordan Davis added 11 points.Southern Utah’s James McGee moved to No. 6 on SUU’s all-time scoring list. The Thunderbird senior has totaled 1,253 points in his career with his 17 scored …

The Sacramento Dentistry Group Talks Benefits Between Interdental Brushes and Floss

Sacramento, CA, February 9, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Patients often ask whether they should use dental floss or interdental brushes for oral hygiene. The problem with this question is that these two different tools are not mutually exclusive — if a person uses one, they can still use the other. For the best oral health, the dentists at the Sacramento Dentistry Group recommend that their patients use both, as needed and according to their preferences.Looking at the ResearchFirst, a study presented by the respected Cochrane Review concluded that interdental brushes and dental floss produce very similar results, when used in conjunction with toothbrushes, for cleaning the teeth. They are essentially equally effective at preventing gum disease. Unfortunately, none of the studies considered researched the effect of using both interdental brushes and dental floss. From the perspective of the practicing dentist or dental hygienist, this is the ideal practice.Whether they start with floss and en…

World-Renowned Dentist Frank Spear Releases Debut Book

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ One of dentistry’s top clinicians and educators, Frank Spear, shares his wisdom and real-life cases from his 30-plus years of dental experience in his debut book, "Case Acceptance in the Modern Dental Practice."This book is designed to help today’s practitioner overcome a common roadblock in any dental practice: Getting patients to say "yes" to treatment more often. Spear members get the additional benefit of exclusive digital content that further explores the lessons learned by the authors while writing this book.This new content builds on Spear’s extensive patient communication and case acceptance resources available to members through the online platform.Using real cases from his own practice, Dr. Spear illustrates his various tried-and-true methods for working with patients presenting a number of different scenarios, from malocclusion cases to full-mouth restorations. Along with real-world case studies and extensive …

The Power List 2018: Denny Marie Post

denny marie postThe annual NRN Power List is the definitive list of people setting foodservice trends today and shaping them for tomorrow. See the full list >>The Inked LeaderDenny Marie Post became CEO at Greenwood Village, Colo.-based Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. in August 2016, after joining the 560-unit casual-dining chain as CMO in 2011. Before that, Post was CMO at T-Mobile USA and worked in leadership at Starbucks,Burger King and Yum! Brands Inc. She’s treasurer of the Women’s Foodservice Forum board and a member of the Culinary Institute of America Society of Fellows.Known for: A focus on guests, shareholders and especially team members, even putting her leadership challenges in ink. Last February, Post had a Red Robin burger tattooed on her left arm after surpassing a challenge and more than doubling guest satisfaction scores.Power move: Post has helped create what she calls “best in class” employee retention in a period of near full employment in the U.S. economy. Th…

Colorado man’s body found encased in concrete

The Colorado home where a man’s body was found encased in concrete Jan. 10, 2018 CBS DenverDENVER — A woman has been charged with murder after her father’s body was found encased in concrete in the crawl space under his home in a Denver suburb.KUSA-TV reported Tuesday that 69-year-old William Mussack’s body was found Jan. 10, a month after friends and family stopped hearing from him.Court records say Mussack texted his son Dec. 7, saying he might have been drugged by his daughter, 45-year-old Dayna Jennings. CBS Denver reports the man said he took a single bite of hamburger and slept for 15 hours.Investigators on Dec. 27 received a call from concerned family members who hadn’t heard from him. Authorities obtained a search warrant for the home where she lived with her father and executed in Jan. 10.Investigators say Jennings asked for a lawyer and stopped talking as they broke up concrete in the house’s crawl space.She was charged with first-degree murder after deliberation and tamperi…

4-year-old dies from infection after routine visit to Arizona dentist

Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content.Video courtesy of CNNYUMA, Ariz. (KRON) — An Arizona mother has filed a wrongful death complaint against a dental office in Arizona after her child died following a routine visit.“They took half of my heart,” her mother Francisca Lares said. “They took something from me that will never come back.”The family attorney, Marco Mercaldo, said the four-year-old girl “had cavities and had a dental abscess.”In January 2016, Francisca took her young daughter Liseth to the Kool Smiles in Yuma. One day later they were back in the office.“The mom called back reporting signs of fever from her daughter, the dentist looked at the child, did in our view a relatively cursory exam, sent her home, told the mom essentially there is nothing to worry about she’ll be fine. Unfortunately the infection spread and she died of infection,” Mercaldo said.Attorneys preparing their case against Kool Smiles say if the office gave Liseth the pr…

Pence greeted by “Make America Gay Again” sign in Colorado

ASPEN, Colo. — Neighbors of the home where Vice President Mike Pence has been staying in Colorado this week have a message. They’ve placed a rainbow-colored banner reading "Make America Gay Again" on a stone pillar at the end of the driveways to both homes near the posh ski resort of Aspen.Pitkin County sheriff’s deputy Michael Buglione tells the Aspen Times that Secret Service agents weren’t bothered by the sign.Pence has described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order." He has opposed legislation prohibiting discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in the workplace.Pence and his family arrived in the Aspen area Tuesday and plan to leave Monday.Source ArticleThe post Pence greeted by “Make America Gay Again” sign in Colorado appeared first on FREEWEBSPACE.
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