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2014-08-06 23:04:29

Nearly half of Americans have gone three years or more without seeing the dentist, according to a Delta Dental survey. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 While about two-thirds of Americans (65 percent) visit the dentist at least once a year, nearly half of them (47 percent) have gone three years or more without seeing the dentist at one time in their lives. 1 “According to the Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-Being Survey, most Americans visit the dentist at least once a year, and those who do...

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2014-08-06 03:30:35

University of Adelaide Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a "triple-threat" of permanent damage to young people's teeth. For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that lifelong damage is caused by acidity to the teeth within the first 30 seconds of acid attack. The researchers say drinks high in acidity combined with...

2014-08-06 08:30:35

Honor Recognizes Exemplary Support for the Dental Profession and Longstanding Partnership with the Association MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 6, 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 Steve W. Kess, the Company's Vice President of Global Professional Relations, is the recipient of the National Dental Association's (NDA) 2014...

2014-08-05 23:12:59

The LANAP® procedure overcomes obstacles associated with traditional gum surgery. Dr. Alan Farber, with Long Island periodontist offices in Medford, NY and Hauppauge, NY, uses this laser surgery to provide the best gum disease treatment results by restoring gum health and bone density in the jaw. NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The LANAP® laser, guided by certified Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan Farber, allows him to treat the periodontal pocket by taking out the infected or...

2014-08-05 23:06:24

LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net now provides patients with easy access to an array of emergency dental services. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Los Angeles Emergency dentists at LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net announce that they provide emergency dental care to patients in the Los Angeles area. With the range of procedures available from these dentists, patients can get relief from pain and other immediate symptoms as well as prevention of long-term complications. Dental...

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...


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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