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2014-08-11 08:27:47

Dr. Bryan Jacobs Offers Latest Treatments for Replacing and Restoring Missing Teeth CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prosthodontist Bryan Jacobs, DMD, MS, has joined the Dental Professionals team, offering a full range of advanced services to replace and restore missing teeth. As part of the Chicago area's leading dental practice, he brings the highest standards of care to treat complex dental and facial problems. Dr. Jacobs' specialties include comprehensive tooth...

2014-08-08 12:25:22

Ronald E. Inge, D.D.S. Welcomed to Western Dental as New Chief Dental Officer LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare, named two senior leaders in dentistry to their organization. Ronald E. Inge, D.D.S., a nationally respected dental professional, is named Chief Dental Officer and Louis J. Amendola, D.D.S. will lead the company's new Office of Oral Health Care Research as Senior Vice President...

2014-08-05 12:32:09

Leading Lansing, MI dentist eagerly engages with patients using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and blog posts. LANSING, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a world where 56% of Americans have a social media profile (Edison Research) and 74 percent of adults online use social media (Pew Internet Project), it's no wonder that dental professionals like Lansing, MI dentist Dr. Holly Scott-Hetchler are using the Internet more than ever to reach and teach patients about oral health and their...

2014-08-05 12:32:06

Southwest Family Dentistry stresses the importance of teaching children how to care for their teeth from a very young age. LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that as many as one out of five children have untreated cavities. Additionally, about 39% of dental injuries happen to kids who play sports or roughhouse on the playground. Many children suffer from dental pain and lose their teeth due to poor dental care and...

2014-08-05 12:31:52

An Increasing number of Eau Claire patients are choosing dental implants when teeth are missing. EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The average American adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has at least three or more missing or decayed teeth, according to the American Dental Association. When Eau Claire, Wisconsin patients have a missing tooth or teeth, Christopher Poss, DDS, can help. Dr. Poss offers several tooth replacement options, including dental bridges and...

2014-08-05 08:35:34

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque is offering a new certificate program that aims to improve access to dental care for people who need it most. The college is currently accepting students for the Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) program, initiated by the American Dental Association (ADA). The first entering class will accept only registered dental hygienists and certified dental assistants. Classes start Aug. 24....

2014-07-25 23:09:08

Residents in close proximity to Orange Park, FL ready to take advantage of leading dental practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman. Fleming Island, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Florida-based dental practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman, a top graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, has announced the extension of its services to the Fleming Island community. Being in such close proximity to Orange Park, where Park Avenue Dental’s...

2014-07-21 16:25:54

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report published in Medical Care, some young adults are enjoying extended dental coverage under the health care policies of their parents, whose employers are voluntarily expanding dental coverage in conjunction with expanded medical coverage. Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows parents to keep their children on their medical plans up to age 26, there is no similar requirement for dental coverage....

2014-07-10 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) provides several resources to patients and the public to ensure Pennsylvanians are informed consumers and assist in gaining access to quality dental care. PDA's website is a valuable tool, offering a wealth of information on a variety of oral health topics. It features a user-friendly navigation structure that allows you to easily browse the patient section. We encourage you to check it out...

2014-07-08 14:53:56

University of Colorado Denver Over 60 percent of children have untreated decay A new study from Colorado School of Public Health shows that despite some modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem in the Navajo Nation and among American Indians overall. "The oral health among Native Americans is abysmal with more than three times the disease of the rest of the country," said Terrence Batliner, DDS, MBA, associate director of the Center for Native Oral Health...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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