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2014-08-16 23:03:01

Healthy Grid's popular Dental Optimizer tools now offer more flexibility to their clients. Dentists and insurance companies can now use a “white label” version of the Dental Optimizer and select the applications that their users want. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Healthy Grid's popular Dental Optimizer tools now offer more flexibility to their clients. Dentists and insurance companies can now use a “white label” version of the Dental Optimizer and select the...

2014-08-15 12:25:26

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porcelain veneers expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, now uses porcelain veneers to mask dental flaws and create attractive smiles. Though they are thin as contact lenses, porcelain veneers can effectively hide dental imperfections like chips, cracks, and discolorations. After receiving porcelain veneers from Dr. Sands, patients can see improved smiles that last up to 20 years. With new veneers from Dr. Sands, there is no need to hide a smile ever again. This...

2014-08-14 23:10:34

New Albany Dentist Dr. Brad Frederick will attend sedation training in Atlanta, Ga., next week. Dr. Frederick joined the practice of Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receiver earlier this year. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 New Albany Dentist Dr. Brad Frederick will attend sedation training in Atlanta, Ga., next week. Dr. Frederick joined the practice of Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receiver earlier this year. “Sedation is the modern way of helping...

2014-08-14 23:09:00

TM Prosthodontics, a Miami dental office, has announced a new program for removing wisdom teeth (third molars). Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 One of the most common dental procedures is the removal, or "extraction," of the human third molar—the "wisdom" tooth. While, in theory, wisdom teeth were once necessary for chewing fibrous vegetables, the human diet has changed over the years, and as a result, people today have generally smaller jaws. This causes the...

2014-08-14 23:08:12

The expansion of SmartPractice’s dental supply selection provides practices with more choices from Crest + Oral-B and GSK and products by newly-added vendors Air Techniques and Denterprise. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In direct response to requests from dental practices, SmartPractice® recently expanded its dental supplies selection. More products from Crest + Oral-B and GSK have been added. Plus, products from Air Techniques and Denterprise as a result of new authorized...

2014-08-14 23:07:22

Most people know that stress is bad for their teeth, but the two prosthodontists at the Anacapa Dental Art Institute want the public to know it also may be bad for their teeth because it causes teeth grinding, or bruxism. Though there is no cure for bruxism, Dr. Reshad and Dr. Jivraj offer six tips to fight bruxism. OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Most people know that stress is bad for their teeth, but the two prosthodontists at the Anacapa Dental Art Institute want the public to know...

2014-08-14 23:00:54

Patients in the Forest Hills, NY and Queens, NY area have a new, no downtime, and more convenient way to treat gum disease. LANAP® (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) also supports bone tissue regeneration, an important breakthrough in the treatment of periodontal disease. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Certified Queens periodontist Dr. Prabha Krishnan announces that the FDA approved Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®) supports regeneration of bone tissue which is...

2014-08-14 08:29:40

Real-World Application of UV-C Disinfection Study Concludes DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This past week, a groundbreaking 28-month-long study funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examining the real-world effectiveness of automated UV-C disinfection robot's impact on infection outcomes concluded the data collection phase of the research, with results expected to be published in the second quarter of 2015. The study by the Duke University Prevention...

2014-08-13 23:10:52

A recent study revealing that overweight children gain weight even faster after having surgery to relieve sleep apnea has put the topic of sleep apnea treatments back in the news, and expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is concerned that many reports exclude a scientifically proven method for relieving the sleep disorder. Highly trained dentists offer a viable option to treat the condition – Oral Appliance Therapy. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A study published in the Aug. 1, 2014,...

2014-08-13 23:08:18

A rookie New York City police officer was punched in the face during a failed drug arrest last month, resulting in several broken teeth, according to reports by the New York Times, New York Post and New York Daily News. While the circumstances were unusual, the results were no surprise to Dr. Mamaly Reshad and Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, who offer three tips to anyone who may have a broken tooth. WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A rookie New York City...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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