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2014-09-10 23:03:42

Our Coast Dental Jacksonville dentist offers affordable, comprehensive family dental services in the Julington Square Shopping Center, next to the Walmart Neighborhood Center in Fruit Cove/St. Johns. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Coast Dental is making it easier than ever for Jacksonville families to receive the dental care they need with the grand opening of its fourth location. Coast Dental Jacksonville opened in August at 445 State Road 13, Suite 22, right next to the...

2014-09-05 08:23:05

State of the Art Dental and Healthcare Services for 1,000 Patients COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) Terrapins' basketball court at the XFINITY Center (formerly the Comcast Center), will transform into a mobile dental clinic with 100 dental chairs, to provide $1 million of free dental care to more than 1,000 underserved, uninsured, and underinsured adults. The dental clinic is part of the two-day Mid-Maryland Mission of Mercy and...

2014-09-04 08:29:40

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) announced that they will host the 2015 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training in Atlanta, Ga. from Jan. 12-14, 2015. The conference will feature educational courses covering all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners and offer a total of 24 continuing education (CE) hours[1]. Registration is now open at http://bit.ly/OSAPBootCamp. Only four...

2014-08-28 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started with the World Wide Web, and has since grown with the addition of smartphones and tablets. The expanding world of technology has provided us with immediate access to an abundance of useful and educational resources. With this instant access, your oral health can greatly benefit. The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages the public to explore the many available resources, specifically in the form of websites and...

2014-08-26 23:05:29

OSA University sponsored the American Dental Association (ADA) conference on August 8-9, in Chicago, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 OSA University sponsored the American Dental Association (ADA) conference on August 8-9, in Chicago, IL. OSA-U’s presence at these meetings is to communicate the power of the dental team and to encourage team involvement. They strongly believe in a unified message throughout a dental sleep practice so that dental sleep team professionals can better...

2014-08-21 12:30:16

Tooth Decay, Poor Dental Health Linked to Low GPAs and School Absences ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As parents and kids gear up for a new school year, a trip to the dentist should be on everyone's back-to-school checklist, according to dentists from Kool Smiles, a children's dental provider expanding access to quality, affordable dental care in underserved communities nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130731/DC56507LOGO "Add the dental check-up to the...

2014-08-18 08:29:36

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Lou Gehrig's Disease? It's a progressive neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The motor neurons connect the brain to the spinal cord and the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. When motor neurons break down and die, the brain is unable to initiate muscle control. Thus, a person with Lou Gehrig's Disease can suffer a number of symptoms, including: -- Muscle...

2014-08-15 12:25:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porcelain veneers expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, now uses porcelain veneers to mask dental flaws and create attractive smiles. Though they are thin as contact lenses, porcelain veneers can effectively hide dental imperfections like chips, cracks, and discolorations. After receiving porcelain veneers from Dr. Sands, patients can see improved smiles that last up to 20 years. With new veneers from Dr. Sands, there is no need to hide a smile ever again. This...

2014-08-13 08:28:44

Supermint Fluoride Toothpaste Receives Coveted Seal of Acceptance MONTCLAIR, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello is thrilled to announce that its supermint fluoride toothpaste has officially been awarded the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance. Recognized by dentists and consumers alike as the gold standard for U.S. oral care, the seal acknowledges that the product has met ADA guidelines for fluoride-containing toothpaste used for the control of tooth decay....

2014-08-12 12:28:59

One of Fort Lauderdale's top dentists works around patients' schedules to get them the care they need at the most convenient time. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a recent study (published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene, 84 (3)), several people were asked to identify the primary reason they were not visiting a dentist regularly. Most respondents agreed that the two main reasons they avoiding the dental exam chair were the high cost of dental work and...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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