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2014-08-05 23:04:44

Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of business support services to dental groups in the United States, announced today that Bright Now! Dental® has partnered with Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® to provide free oral health education, dental screenings and treatment referrals to children. Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Smile Brands Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of business support services to dental groups in the United...

2014-08-05 23:01:05

Beacon Cove Dental, the top dentists in Port Melbourne, now provides mindful dentistry in order to calm the patient and to reduce their stress and fear. Special techniques are applied; such as yogic breathing, meditation for mindfulness and the Alexander Technique for posture and jaw alignment. Port Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Visiting the dentist can be a traumatic experience for anyone. Beacon Cove Dental is now the pioneer in mindful dentistry in Australia; applying...

2014-08-05 16:27:29

Dr. Craig Blogin wants to invite patients and the general public to view his blog often to learn more about dental care, dental myths and good oral health habits. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Blogging has been around for many decades, but it really began to become popular with the growth of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Today businesses like Dr. Craig Blogin, DDS and his Ann Arbor dental office use blogging to educate people about dental...

2014-08-05 12:32:09

Leading Lansing, MI dentist eagerly engages with patients using Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and blog posts. LANSING, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a world where 56% of Americans have a social media profile (Edison Research) and 74 percent of adults online use social media (Pew Internet Project), it's no wonder that dental professionals like Lansing, MI dentist Dr. Holly Scott-Hetchler are using the Internet more than ever to reach and teach patients about oral health and their...

2014-08-05 12:32:06

Southwest Family Dentistry stresses the importance of teaching children how to care for their teeth from a very young age. LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that as many as one out of five children have untreated cavities. Additionally, about 39% of dental injuries happen to kids who play sports or roughhouse on the playground. Many children suffer from dental pain and lose their teeth due to poor dental care and...

2014-08-05 12:32:05

Dr. Greg Herzler encourages his patients to explore all of their cosmetic options, including dental implants, invisible braces and cosmetic bonding. SAGINAW, Mich., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The interest in cosmetic dental procedures -- to modify, update or improve a person's smile -- has grown significantly over the past 20 years. A report by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) found that Americans spend around $2.75 billion every year on cosmetic procedures, like...

2014-08-05 12:31:59

Limestone Dental Group, that has been open for 60 years, is happy to offer emergency services to local residents in urgent need of dental care. IPSWICH, QLD, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Officials estimate that as many as 12 percent of the population have a severe dental phobia that prevents them from going to the dentist on a regular basis. This is an issue of major concern to dentists because these patients often experience dental emergencies at some point due to lack of...

2014-08-05 12:31:52

An Increasing number of Eau Claire patients are choosing dental implants when teeth are missing. EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The average American adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has at least three or more missing or decayed teeth, according to the American Dental Association. When Eau Claire, Wisconsin patients have a missing tooth or teeth, Christopher Poss, DDS, can help. Dr. Poss offers several tooth replacement options, including dental bridges and...

2014-08-05 08:35:34

CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque is offering a new certificate program that aims to improve access to dental care for people who need it most. The college is currently accepting students for the Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) program, initiated by the American Dental Association (ADA). The first entering class will accept only registered dental hygienists and certified dental assistants. Classes start Aug. 24....

2014-08-04 23:09:27

Tickets Now on Sale for Public to Play in Sept. 8 Event Organized by University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Golfers have a unique opportunity to play one of the nation’s premier golf courses while raising money for a good cause. Tickets are now on sale for the 17th Annual Kids in the Klinic Golf Classic on Monday, September 8, 2014 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco. Net proceeds from the event will benefit the Kids in...


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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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