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Oral Health Problems In Elite Athletes Must Be Addressed

Oral Health Problems In Elite Athletes 'Must Be Addressed'

Provided by Harry Dayantis, University College London Poor oral health affecting athletes’ general health and performance shows ‘no signs of improvement’ and must be remedied, say a group of UCL-led health experts and sporting bodies....

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2014-10-19 20:21:02

Transaction Marks Henry Schein's Entrance Into World's 2nd Largest Dental Market MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has invested in Iwase Dental Supply, Inc., a leading full-service provider of dental consumables, implants and equipment in Japan. The transaction marks Henry Schein's...

2014-10-18 23:01:46

Dr. Divya has been voted “One of the Leading and Top Physicians in the World Today” and “America’s Top Dentist” in the Dentist Today Magazine. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The sudden closure of a major provider of orthodontic dental care in the community has left hundreds of patients scrambling for oral health care. Patients who may have started their care with the two closed offices of another provider now have incomplete orthodontic care. Other patients may have been...

2014-10-17 20:21:53

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After spending her childhood following her father to different military installations, Col. Christensen Hsu decided to join the Armed Forces herself after earning a Doctorate degree in Dentistry from the New York College of Dentistry in 1997. Today she practices as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the U.S. Army Dental Corps, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. Hsu served four years on active duty and...

2014-10-17 12:29:47

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agoura Hills dentist, Dr. Amir Choroomi, is now offering a special promotion on dental implants. Dental implants are the standard in tooth replacement and are appropriate for most dental patients who are missing teeth. They are the closest restoration to natural teeth and can be used with a variety of different restorations. The special treatment price is just $1,695, and this pricing includes not only the implant itself, which acts as the...

2014-10-16 23:14:00

Learn why Hydro Fluorosilicic Acid should not be added to the Dallas water. Activists for Truth has sponsored this event at Winfrey Point 950 E Lawther, Dallas White Rock Lake 75218 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 "This is an opportunity to hear from a thirty year practicing dentist that now opposes Fluoridation after 25 years of supporting it. I will be at this event and I will explain why I want to stop adding this by-product of the fertilizer industry and save a million...

2014-10-16 23:12:03

A new dental assistant with Dr. Ronald Receveur’s highly regarded Southern Indiana dental implant clinic recently completed a three-day course on sedation dentistry in Atlanta. Dana Reuter, who began with Dr. Receveur’s office in the summer, has been a certified expanded duty dental assistant for more than 10 years. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 A new dental assistant with Dr. Ronald Receveur’s highly regarded Southern Indiana dental implant clinic recently completed a...

2014-10-16 16:20:50

Third Annual 'Operation Troop Treats' Offers Kids Toys in Exchange for Halloween Candy, which will be Donated to Troops Serving Overseas ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities, is coordinating for the third year 'Operation Troop Treats', a nationwide program designed to promote dental hygiene during the Halloween season and give kids the opportunity to send overseas troops a sweet reminder of...

2014-10-16 12:30:29

Fellowship Recognizes Outstanding and Meritorious Contributions to Dentistry MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, was presented with Honorary Fellowship in the International College of Dentistry - USA...

2014-10-16 12:30:11

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) wants to know What Makes You Smile? Maybe it's your family, the Texas Two-Step, a walk in the woods, yoga class, your favorite fishing hole or whipping up a gourmet meal. If you are currently seeing an orthodontist or have completed orthodontic treatment, you are invited to take a smiling selfie and post it to mylifemysmile.org. "A visit to this online gallery of happy faces may...

2014-10-15 23:12:00

Dr. Ronald Receveur, a New Albany dentist who has served the community for more than 30 years, recently hired an expanded duty dental assistant and lab technician who has experience developing dental implants. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, a New Albany dentist who has served the community for more than 30 years, recently hired an expanded duty dental assistant and lab technician who has experience developing dental implants. Joanna Condra, the Center for...


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2011-04-26 23:21:38

Streptococcus mutans is a Gram-positive cocci, Facultative anaerobic bacterium commonly found in the human oral cavity and is a significant contributor to tooth decay. J Kilian Clarke first described the microbe in 1924. The first colonizers of the tooth surface are mainly Neisseria spp. and streptococci, including S. mutans. The pioneer species changes the local environmental conditions through growth and metabolism thus allowing more fastidious organisms to further colonize after them,...

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2010-09-16 16:15:29

The toothbrush, consisting of a head of tightly clustered bristles mounted on a handle, is a tool used to clean the teeth and gums. The long handle allows for cleaning of hard-to-reach areas of the mouth. Usually toothpaste is used with the toothbrush to increase the effectiveness of the toothbrush. Toothbrushes are made of various sizes, bristle textures, etc. Most dentists suggest using soft bristled toothbrushes due to harder ones damaging enamel. Pre-dating toothbrushes people used a...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
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