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2014-07-18 08:24:56

New findings by the SYSTEM Initiative suggest that placing high-viscosity glass-ionomers as sealants and posterior load bearing tooth restorations may not lead to clinically inferior results. JOHANNESBURG, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to appraise the current clinical evidence regarding the merits of glass-ionomers as tooth restorations and sealants, the SYSTEM Initiative of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, has conducted a...

2014-07-03 23:09:39

Beacon Cove Dental announces they have become a green dental clinic in the South Melbourne Area promoting sustainability. The clinic is now powered by 100% renewable energy; wind and hydro power from Tasmania. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Beacon Cove Dental are pleased to announce their full support to sustainability as they become a green dental clinic powered by 100% renewable energy. The Clinic moves toward carbon neutral dentistry as patients' treatments power usage...

2014-06-08 23:02:11

Hatton Garden Refinery is offering a dedicated dental scrap buying counter in Hatton Garden. This new business opened its doors on the 2nd of June 2014. Rising prices for two of the most common metals in dentistry; platinum and palladium mean that there is strong demand for this new service (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 What Dental Scrap Items Are Bought By Hatton Garden Refineryal? “Hatton Garden Refinery buys all forms of dental restoration material - as long as they contain metal”, states...

2014-06-04 08:33:50

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, Dr. Kevin Sands, offers mercury-free dental fillings that restore teeth and protect health. Mercury is becoming a major concern among dentists and patients alike. While amalgam fillings have been used for decades, many experts warn that the mercury vapors that can leach out of the fillings when they are damaged or as they are removed could have harmful effects on patient health. Amalgam fillings...

Faster Dental Treatment With New Dental Filling Material
2014-05-01 03:46:56

Vienna University of Technology A new dental filling material, developed at the Vienna University of Technology, is easier to harden. It makes dental treatment faster and easier. In modern dentistry, amalgam fillings have become unpopular. Instead, white composite materials are more commonly used, which at first glance can hardly be distinguished from the tooth. The majority of these composites are based on photoactive materials that harden when they are exposed to light. But as the...

2014-04-25 23:01:23

Stephen C. Hale, DDS, announces the availability of the CEREC procedure for patients in Texas City, TX. This procedure creates solid, tooth-colored fillings, dental crowns, and tooth restorations. Texas City, TX (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Dr. Stephen C. Hale offers an alternative to traditional dental crowns in Texas City, TX with the CEREC procedure, all-ceramic tooth restorations that look and feel like natural teeth. CEREC creates perfectly fitted ceramic tooth restorations from 3D models...

2014-04-16 16:26:16

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:U.S. Market for Dental Materialshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/dental/u_s_market_dental_materials.htmlAbstract:The U.S. market for dental materials is a dynamic industry with a market value of over $1 billion as of 2013, after the inclusion of direct sales. This market will grow substantially to approach $1.5 billion by 2020. The dental material market is composed of segments...

2014-03-11 23:29:16

As a new service for its users, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com now provides custom literature retrieval and compilation on biological, geographical and health subjects. The publishers of the site conduct such custom searches across its database containing nearly 37 million references and over 20 million summaries. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 As a response to increasing requests for literature search services, the Life, Earth & Health Sciences...

2014-02-05 12:28:06

CHAMPION'S GATE, Fla., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT): Dental amalgam may cause mercury poisoning in genetically susceptible children, according to a report published February 1 in the peer-reviewed journal, Biometals. Ironically, this finding arises from several reanalyses of a key clinical trial that is cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as evidence for...

2014-01-23 12:23:56

GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the world welcomed the adoption of a new resolution by the World Health Organization's Executive Board (WHO EB), agreeing to both endorse and lend support for countries to address the health-related aspects of the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. They also applauded WHO for encouraging governments to "promptly sign, ratify and implement" the Convention. "Prompt ratification...


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2005-05-26 08:49:14

Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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