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2013-10-15 12:32:04

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As children decide what they're going to dress up as for Halloween, parents are looking for ways to protect their teeth from all the candy and sweets they collect. In addition to Halloween, October is also National Orthodontic Health Month, so Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) is providing parents simple ways to help protect braces, retainers/aligners and keep teeth safe from decay. "Kids love Halloween, especially because of all...

2013-10-11 23:19:48

Dr. Kanani knows that many look upon oral health as a secondary concern and this dentist in Woodland Hills wishes to change people’s minds about this. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Dr. Kanani , a top dentist in Woodland Hills, is pleased to offer patients advice and tips on how to make oral health a priority without putting too much effort into it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/aag/doh.htm),...

2013-10-10 23:01:02

Dr. Michael C. Stypula is now raising awareness of dental hygiene by focusing on patient education through the month of October in honor of dental hygiene awareness month. Offering advanced dental treatments in gum disease prevention and tooth replacement, Dr. Stypula guides patients back to optimal oral health. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 In recognition of dental hygiene awareness month, Dr. Michael C. Stypula focuses on patient education with gum disease prevention and...

2013-10-08 08:30:14

Oral Health America Launches First-of-its-Kind Website to Connect Older Adults to Affordable Dental Care and Resources CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The oral health of older Americans is in a state of decay, according to a new national report released today by Oral Health America (OHA). A State of Decay, a state-by-state analysis of oral healthcare delivery and public health factors impacting the oral health of older adults, reveals more than half of the country received a "fair" or...

2013-10-07 23:28:43

Xylitol - Natural Sugar Substitute Used For Sweetening Purpose Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 ZOFT, a Florida based company, is offering a range of sugar and sugar free products to large and well established companies that are looking to either use chewing gum, mints or candies as a new delivery system for their existing product line, create a new product, or bring their existing product manufacturing to the U.S. The company is now shifting their main focus to manufacturing....

2013-10-07 12:25:41

CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children's oral health, is reminding parents and caregivers that moderation is the key in keeping children, and their mouths, healthy for the Halloween holiday. According to an October 31, 2012 info graphic from Retail TouchPoints, "Americans spend nearly $2 billion on Halloween candy, which makes up 8% of the U.S. sweet sales." Given the popularity and prevalence of...

2013-10-04 12:23:09

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dental implants expert, Dr. Bijan Afar, warns that there are serious consequences associated with tooth loss. Nearly 5 percent of American adults under 64 have lost all their teeth, and about a third of retired adults are missing at least one arch. Most adults over 35 have lost at least one tooth. Dental health can be adversely affected by tooth loss. Each tooth stimulates the jawbone, so when a tooth is lost, the jawbone can...

2013-09-30 23:45:37

Oral health experts from Eludril and Elgydium are urging young smokers to quit after latest research revealed “soaring” mouth cancer rates. Smoking can also lead to a wide range of oral health problems such as tooth loss, gum disease, tooth staining, plaque and bad breath. Bournemouth, Dorset (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Oral health experts from Eludril and Elgydium are urging young smokers to quit after latest research revealed “soaring” mouth cancer rates. Mouth cancer is not the...

2013-09-30 23:02:22

Miami dental practice Assure A Smile announces new ozone therapy procedures for South Florida patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Assure A Smile excitedly announces the arrival of advanced ozone therapy technologies designed to deliver a cleaner, healthier, and safer patient experience during the treatment of tooth decay, root canals, periodontal disease, and more. Ozone therapy is one of the newest and most talked about developments in alternative medicine, primarily because...

2013-09-30 15:54:05

Many of the elite sportsmen and women who competed at the London 2012 Olympic Games had poor levels of oral health similar to those experienced by the most disadvantaged populations. 18 per cent of athletes surveyed said their oral health was having a negative impact on their performance. The research, which was led by Professor Ian Needleman at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, is published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The researchers recruited 302 athletes to take part...