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2015-03-09 23:06:48

The American Diabetes Association Expo will take place in New York City on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Center. Dr.

2015-03-06 23:04:48

Dr. Mark Sowell, a Plano, TX dentist, is a visiting faculty member at Spear Education in Scottsdale, AZ.

2015-03-06 23:02:29

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on the Dental Prosthetic & Implant Consumables.

2015-03-06 23:00:40

Dr. Dental shared tips on how good oral hygiene can positively impact heart health. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2015 Last month, Dr.

2015-03-06 08:27:15

Company to Debut its OncAlert Oral Cancer Risk Assessment System for Assessment and Intervention of Early Stage Oral Cancer MIAMI, March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-06 08:27:11

Dr. John Schiro DDS Transforms Smiles AUSTIN, Texas, Mar. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr.

2015-03-05 23:03:53

Nearly half of parents (45 percent) say getting kids to brush their teeth is one of the most challenging things to get their kids to do.

2015-03-05 00:23:07

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statistics released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show promise in the fight against dental caries (cavities).


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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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