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Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan

Antibacterial Soap Exposes Health Workers To High Triclosan Levels

Steve Tokar, UC San Francisco UCSF-Led Study Finds Exposure to Hormone Disruptor from Soap Exceeds that from Toothpaste Handwashing with antibacterial soap exposes hospital workers to significant and potentially unsafe levels of triclosan, a...

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2014-08-22 12:25:51

Dr. John Krupka offers patients a selection of tooth-straightening solutions for their orthodontic problems to help them achieve a better-looking smile at his Kaukauna, WI dentist practice KAUKAUNA, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When most people think of orthodontics they think of standard metal braces that have to be worn for a number of years. But advances in modern dental technology have expanded the definition of orthodontic dental medicine. Dr. John Krupka DDS, SC...

2014-08-22 12:25:20

Dr. Ronald Morse expands the network of insurances accepted at his dental office in Lakewood, CO. LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ronald Morse, DDS, and his dental partner Dr. Justin S. Petracek have expanded their network of insurances accepted at their Lakewood, CO dental practice. While Dr. Morse does not require dental insurance to receive treatments, his patients with the policies accepted can now utilize their insurance when selecting Dr. Morse as their...

2014-08-21 23:14:19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that nearly half of all Americans over age 30 have gum disease with that number ballooning to 70 percent for those 65 and older. Dr. Receveur wants parents to put their children on the path for good oral health by offering four tips to parents to help their children maintain healthy gums. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that nearly half of all Americans over age 30 have gum...

2014-08-21 23:11:28

Prosthodontists Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute is returning to India next month to provide workshops on full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Jivraj said he will speak in the southern India city of Bangalore in late September. OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Prosthodontists Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute is returning to India next month to provide workshops on full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Jivraj said he will speak in the southern India city of...

2014-08-21 23:10:59

Dental laboratories in more than 40 states in the U.S. are unregulated. Restorations made at these facilities could contain harmful material that can lead to a range of health consequences for patients. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Poorly-made dental restorations – whether produced in America or abroad – can lead to a range of health consequences for patients. To ensure better outcomes for safe dental restorations, it is extremely important that dentists and patients have a...

2014-08-21 12:30:16

Tooth Decay, Poor Dental Health Linked to Low GPAs and School Absences ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As parents and kids gear up for a new school year, a trip to the dentist should be on everyone's back-to-school checklist, according to dentists from Kool Smiles, a children's dental provider expanding access to quality, affordable dental care in underserved communities nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130731/DC56507LOGO "Add the dental check-up to the...

2014-08-20 23:13:33

Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is now an amalgam-free dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from the very latest white fillings that can safely repair and restore teeth. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is now an amalgam-free dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from the very latest...

2014-08-20 23:13:01

Dr. Joseph Nemeth provides a proven program to permanently eliminate chronic bad breath. The program has a 98% success rate and can help freshen breath for a lifetime. Metro Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The awkward, distracting situation of having a close conversation with somebody who has a foul smelling mouth is something most people have experienced at one point or another. Bad breath can be the ultimate deal breaker and can be unpleasant for both the person who has it and...

2014-08-20 23:11:11

Dr. Ron Receveur was horrified to hear about the New York City Police rookie who was punched in the face last month during a failed drug arrest and had several of her teeth broken. If the situation were to happen in Southern Indiana, Dr. Receveur said he would offer the officer four tips on deciding what to do about the broken teeth. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dentist Dr. Ron Receveur was horrified to hear about the New York City Police rookie who was...

2014-08-20 23:09:50

Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Nierman Practice Management team up to provide a unique education program for dentists wanting to set their dental sleep medicine practices apart. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As the dangers of sleep apnea and sleep disorders in general become more recognized and understood, the emphasis on receiving proper treatment is simultaneously increasing. Dentists are uniquely placed as primary care clinicians to be instrumental in the screening,...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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