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2014-10-01 12:31:28

Focus on Affordability and Convenience Makes Oral Health Care More Accessible WACO, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics announced the opening of its first affiliated office in Waco at 4215 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137079 "We are pleased to join Waco as its newest provider in affordable oral health care," said Dr. Soumava Sen, D.D.S., P.C. "Whether patients require emergency care, specialized...

2014-10-01 12:31:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emails released by freedom-of-information requests reveal a too-close relationship among members of the Centers for Disease Control's Oral Health Division (CDC), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Pew Foundation. It appears they protect fluoridation while dismissing, insulting and marginalizing those who raise valid health concerns, reports New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation, Inc (NYSCOF). Attorney Paul...

2014-09-30 23:24:21

All on Four dental implants dentist Dr. Ron Receveur encourages all persons who have received dental implants to vigilant in the fight against gum disease in a recent blog post. The post, which can be found at http://www.newalbanyimplants.com/dr-rons-blog, reminds those with dental implants that if they don’t brush and floss diligently, they could lose their implants in the same way people lose their natural teeth: the bone will deteriorate and the implants will come loose. New Albany,...

2014-09-30 23:19:40

Dr. Patricia Takacs, of Lexington, KY, is now a part of Snoring Isn't Sexy to promote oral appliance therapy for snoring and sleep apnea patients. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Up to 45% of the population snores and 20 million people in the United States alone have sleep apnea. Of these, only 10% have been diagnosed and treated; and of those treated, many cannot tolerate their prescribed medical device known as CPAP (continuous positive air pressure supplied through a nasal...

2014-09-30 23:18:33

Teeth replacement and restoration expert Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Thousand Oaks, Calif., is in the southern India city of Bangalore today and tomorrow to provide training on full mouth rehabilitation. The trainings are part of an ongoing educational effort that includes worldwide online education. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Teeth replacement and restoration expert Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Thousand...

2014-09-30 23:14:45

Gummy smile dentist, Dr. Alex Farnoosh, is now offering gum depigmentation for dark gums. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Gummy teeth treatment expert, Dr. Alex Farnoosh is now offering gum depigmentation treatments for dark gums. Dark gums are usually considered a cosmetic issue, but they can make people feel extremely self-conscious about their smiles. Dr. Farnoosh has pioneered a procedure to treat discolored or dark gums. “I am one of the few dental professionals...

2014-09-30 23:11:30

An $11.8 million NIH grant will support research efforts to explore the genetic roots of cleft lip and cleft palate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine have been awarded a $11.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, to continue their exploration of the...

2014-09-30 23:09:41

Coast Dental Clovis dentists offer general dentistry services, preventive care, pain relief, cosmetic dental services, braces, and oral surgery services including wisdom teeth removal. The team also strives to provide same-day emergency dental appointments. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Coast Dental and Orthodontics is proud to announce the grand opening of its newest practice, located at 1010 Shaw Avenue in Clovis, CA. The fully-renovated practice offers digital x-rays, general...

2014-09-30 23:07:58

Dr. Salisbury joins a select number of dentists in fighting gum disease with LANAP and Chao Pinhole Surgical techniques, the newest ways to treat the condition. West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Two revolutionary procedures now being utilized by Dr. Salisbury of Florida make the treatment of gum disease a far less painful and far more effective remedy than traditional treatments of the past. “If you’ve ever felt electric shock waves surge through your teeth as you...

2014-09-30 23:05:28

Dentistry office in San Marcos offering quality emergency services day and night. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Allred Dental, located in San Marcos, California offers dental emergency services 24/7 at 760-571-9866. Lead by Jeffrey Allred DDS, the Allred team works in a heavily equipped dentistry office in order to accommodate dental emergency services. “You never know when an emergency will strike, but when dental situations do arise, it is important to keep calm and act...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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