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2014-03-23 23:03:01

March is National Nutrition Month, and in honor of this, Dr. Tilman Richards is seeking to educate his patients on the dangers of improper nutrition causing tooth loss. Though the doctor offers dental implants in Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas, Dr. Richards prefers that his patients take preventative measures to protect against missing teeth and weakened enamel. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Dr. Tilman Richards, in conjunction with National Nutrition Month taking...

2013-06-28 23:21:10

A May 28, 2013 article by Science Daily shows a link between the acid in soda, and tooth enamel damage (“Soda and Illegal Drugs Cause Similar Damage to Teeth: Acids Erode Enamel”). Patients should realize that many factors can be involved in tooth and enamel damage, says Woodland Hills dentist Dr. Kaveh Kanani, listing out five factors in enamel erosion leading to dental work. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Tooth enamel may be more prone to damage than dental patients...

2013-01-10 14:05:03

Study questions informative value of dental microwear for dietary habits of extinct species Dental microwear, the pattern of tiny marks on worn tooth surfaces, is an important basis for understanding the diets of fossil mammals, including those of our own lineage. Now nanoscale research by an international multidisciplinary group that included members of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig has unraveled some of its causes. It turns out that quartz dust is the...

Artificial Tooth Enamel Makes Teeth Whiter, Prevents Tooth Decay
2012-09-17 11:24:02

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from Japan have succeeded in manufacturing an artificial tooth enamel that can be applied over existing teeth, preventing decay, making the teeth appear whiter, or even end the sensation of sensitive teeth, says Shigeki Hontsu, professor at Kinki University´s Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology in Japan. The hard-wearing and ultra-flexible material is created from the main mineral in tooth enamel,...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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