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2014-06-17 08:30:26

LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles periodontist at PeriodonticsLosAngeles.com provides information about periodontal disease and available treatments and can help patients locate a Los Angeles oral surgeon who can meet their needs. Periodontal disease is one of the most widespread dental diseases in the country. About half of all Americans over the age of 35 have at least some degree of periodontal disease. The Los Angeles periodontal disease treatment expert...

2014-02-11 23:02:37

Fidelco veterinarian shares tips for Pet Dental Health Month. Bloomfield, CT (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Working dogs and pets give their human partners plenty to smile about all year round. During National Pet Dental Health Month in February, our pets’ smiles take center stage. Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation’s Dr. RuthAnn Solomon, DVM, says preventive dental care can increase your pet’s overall health and potentially decrease future veterinary bills. “Oral health maintenance is just...

2014-02-04 08:35:27

Pet Owners Spend More on Dental Conditions than Prevention BREA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their four-legged loved ones. In 2013, VPI policyholders spent more than $11.2 million on dental conditions and procedures, the fourth most common type of claim submitted to the...

2014-01-21 16:25:24

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is the worst part of cuddling with your pet its bad breath? This could be a sign of looming dental problems. Preventive veterinary dental care can save you money in the long run. Pet Dental Health Month, sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) every February, reminds pet owners that brushing their pet's teeth is good for both your pet's health and your budget. "It's something you do every morning, part of your...

Neanderthals Used Toothpicks
2013-10-17 13:07:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have discovered how the use of toothpicks to remove food scraps from between the teeth dates back all the way to as early as Homo habilis. Now, researchers examining the Cova Foradà Neanderthal fossil found this hominid also used toothpicks to ease the pain associated with oral diseases like inflammation of the gums. This discovery, reported in the journal PLOS ONE, is the oldest documented case of palliative treatment of dental...

2013-08-29 23:23:32

The recent treatment of Michael Douglas for throat cancer brought the connection between oral hygiene and health into view in a way that cannot be ignored. Dr. James Wells is taking initiative to educate his patients about preventive oral health practices that may reduce health issues. Charlotte, N (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Patients are sometimes at a loss due to the disconnect between dental health and physical health. Medical doctors aren’t taught much about the connection between...

2013-02-09 23:03:20

It's Mardi Gras time in the US, but you didn't have to be in New Orleans to have some authentic Mardi Gras fun! The sights and sounds of a Mardi Gras celebration were plentiful at "Celebrating Seniors Mardi Gras Style" at the Beaumont Civic Center. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 It's Mardi Gras time in the US, but you didn't have to be in New Orleans to have some authentic Mardi Gras fun! The sights and sounds of a Mardi Gras celebration were plentiful at "Celebrating Seniors Mardi...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.