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2014-09-17 23:03:22

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today its grant of $50,000 to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) to support oral health services and education through NCOHF’s Orange County Oral Health Zone Program® in California. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today its grant of $50,000 to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF)...

2014-09-16 12:29:49

Delta Dental Had Highest Average Premium of Plans Examined SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more insurers selling dental insurance through government exchanges, HealthPocket examined premiums and out-of-pocket costs to determine the typical expenses facing consumers. For adults buying stand-alone dental coverage on government exchanges across the nation, HealthPocket found that the average monthly dental insurance premium was $31.81. However, HealthPocket also...

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...

2014-08-06 23:04:29

Nearly half of Americans have gone three years or more without seeing the dentist, according to a Delta Dental survey. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 While about two-thirds of Americans (65 percent) visit the dentist at least once a year, nearly half of them (47 percent) have gone three years or more without seeing the dentist at one time in their lives. 1 “According to the Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-Being Survey, most Americans visit the dentist at least once a year, and those who do...

2014-07-14 16:24:00

Minnesota Mission of Mercy Creates Massive Dental Clinic MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation are bringing the Minnesota Mission of Mercy to southern Minnesota on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 to provide free dental care to children and adults who face barriers to accessing dental care. The Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato was chosen as the site to accommodate the massive dental clinic...

2014-07-10 23:05:05

According to a survey conducted by Delta Dental, George Clooney has the best male celebrity smile, beating Brad Pitt who placed second. Julia Roberts narrowly edged out Halle Berry to earn the title of best female celebrity smile. Oak Brook, Ill. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 George Clooney has another win to brag about next time he’s hanging out with Brad Pitt. According to a survey conducted by Delta Dental1, Clooney has the best male celebrity smile, beating Pitt who placed second. Julia...

2014-06-17 23:14:06

Cynthia Carlos is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 NAPW honors Cynthia Carlos as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Carlos is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is...

2014-06-05 23:08:25

Nearly one-half of Americans (47 percent) cited smile as the most important physical feature, followed by eyes (27 percent) and physique (16 percent). Men and women agreed on the order, though women said they put more emphasis on a person’s eyes. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A new survey from Delta Dental finds more reasons to celebrate the smile during National Smile Month this June. According to the survey of more than 1,000 Americans nationwide, a smile is the most important...

2014-05-08 23:14:40

Spodak Dental Group is now a participating provider with illumisure®, which is a membership payment plan. This plan allows members to receive all the rewards of dental insurance without the hassle. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Are you one of the 131 million Americans without dental insurance? If so, Spodak Dental Group now offers a complete solution to help you get the dental care you and your family need. Spodak Dental Group is now a participating provider with...

2014-05-08 08:34:23

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Go to the dentist at least once a year and you are more likely to feel better about your life overall, according to Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-Being Survey(1) results announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85659 In fact, Americans who go to the dentist at least once a year are 22 percent more likely to report their overall well-being - their physical and emotional health - as good or better compared with those who...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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