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2014-10-30 12:30:34

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Dental Association (ADA) is encouraged that preliminary data presented at the "Innovations in the Prevention and Treatment of Early Childhood Caries" conference on October 23 shows a downward trend in early childhood caries (cavities) in the United States and indicates progress in ensuring that kids are getting needed dental treatment. "This preliminary analysis may indicate a promising trend. We are encouraged that it...

2014-10-30 08:36:30

DENVER, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: BDMS), operators of PERFECT TEETH(TM) dental practices, will conduct a conference call to review nine month and third quarter 2014 results. In addition to nine month and third quarter 2014 results, the teleconference may include discussion of management's expectations of future financial and operating results. The call will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. MT....

2014-10-29 23:16:28

The Doctors and team at All About Beautiful Smiles are out to change lives by offering dental care to those in need that can't afford it. Dr Phllips, Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 All About Beautiful Smiles, dedicated to delivering healthy and beautiful smiles for the residents of Orange County, Florida and surrounding communities, announced that it will be offering free dental services to adults ages 18 and up who cannot afford dental care or dental insurance and who...

2014-10-29 23:14:12

Local Chicago Implant Dentist Dr. Irfan Atcha and staff from New Teeth Chicago Dental Implant Center gathered with other leading colleagues for the semi-annual MGE Benefit Dinner where funds were raised to provide hundreds of thousands of books to youth in a frontal assault on one of the major sources of economic destruction in America. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Irfan Atcha DDS and concerned leading dentists from across the nation gathered at the MGE Management Experts Benefit...

2014-10-29 23:14:05

Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging young, less educated and less affluent pregnant women to reverse a disturbing trend announced in a recent report. According to the report, pregnant women younger than 24, black and Hispanic women, and women with low family income or low education report their teeth to be in good condition far less often than other demographics, researchers found. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr....

2014-10-29 23:02:00

San Marcos dentist, Jeffrey Allred has been recently certified with Allergan to provide dental Botox injections to patients with dental problems. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Jeffrey Allred DDS at Allred Dental in San Marcos, CA is now providing therapeutic Botox injections. Botox till recently was known to be used mainly for cosmetic purposes, but now it is used in dentistry as well. “Innovative uses have been found for Botox in the dentistry field. Research has shown...

2014-10-29 16:30:23

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- INTRODUCTION This comprehensive study examines the US market for infection prevention products and services covering: - Protective Apparel & Textiles (medical and laboratory gloves, surgical drapes, surgical gowns, patient gowns, surgical and staff face masks, and other apparel and textiles) - Safety Enhanced Medical Devices (catheters, prefillable and clinical hypodermic syringes, blood collection tubes, and other devices such as surgical...

2014-10-29 16:30:21

Practice Treatment Plan Inc. - a company that specializes in helping Dentists and Doctors grow their practices through effective Healthcare Marketing - recently announced an enhancement to their Call Tracking Solution. DULUTH, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Treatment Plan Healthcare Marketing launched OpportunityTrack earlier this year, a fully integrated call tracking system that allows dentists and doctors to capture missed opportunities - potential patients who...

2014-10-29 16:26:35

National Brush Day is November 1 ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Halloween is around the corner, which for many children can mean a stockpile of sweets that put them at risk for cavities. To reinforce good oral health on National Brush Day (Nov. 1), the Georgia Dental Association offers the following tips to keep teeth healthy this Halloween. "Visiting your dentist twice a year and brushing teeth twice daily are great preventive measures, but what you eat can also make a...

2014-10-29 12:29:57

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Clara dentist, Dr. Alan Frame, is now offering treatments for gummy smiles. A gummy smile is a smile in which a disproportionate amount of gum tissue is displayed when a person is smiling. In most cases, this is not a dental health issue, but it can cause significant embarrassment or dissatisfaction. Past gummy smile treatments often centered on orthognathic surgery, which was used to adjust the bone of the jaw and could have...


Latest Dentistry Reference Libraries

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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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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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