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2014-08-25 23:10:59

Ritch's Pharmacy would like you to know that the health of your mouth may mirror your overall health. Good dental care helps prevent a buildup of bacteria and inflammation from gum disease that may help protect other parts of your body. Mountain Brook, AL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 As summer ends and the school year begins, Americans show more interest in their overall health. Did you know the health of your mouth may mirror your overall health. What’s the link? For one, good dental...

2014-08-25 12:26:58

Brident Expands its Reach of Affordable, Quality Oral Health Care for Texas Residents HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics - announced the opening of its newest office in Houston, located at 13327 Tomball Parkway, providing a full-range of dental and orthodontic services. The opening marks the first expansion of Brident outside of its Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio locations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137079 "We...

2014-08-23 23:01:36

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp, is working to submit the No-Brush to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Having been in the dental field for over 20 years, an inventor and dental hygienist from Arlington, Texas, saw a need for an effective way to clean the mouth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. "That’s when I came up with the idea for my design," she said. The compact and easy-to-use No-Brush provides an...

2014-08-22 23:08:40

New Albany Dentist Dr. Brad Frederick is attending sedation training in Atlanta, GA today through Sunday. Dr. Frederick is the associate dentist in Dr. Ronald Receveur's dental implant clinic, which Frederick joined earlier this year. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 New Albany dentist Dr. Brad Frederick is attending sedation training in Atlanta, GA, today through Sunday. Dr. Frederick is the associate dentist in Dr. Ronald Receveur's dental implant clinic, which Frederick...

2014-08-22 23:01:08

A new teeth whitening technique is now available at Japantown Dental. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Japantown Dental is excited to announce that they are now offering a new teeth whitening technique. Air polishing is a technique used to remove external stains during regular cleaning appointments. Dark teeth can be caused by a number of factors, which are separated into two categories: external stains and internal stains. External stains include coffee, wine, tea, smoking and...

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...

Antibacterial Soap Triclosan
2014-08-22 03:00:42

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 widely-used chemical currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a study led by researchers from UC San Francisco. Triclosan, a synthetic antibacterial agent, is found in thousands of consumer products, including...

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...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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