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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...

2014-08-13 12:28:56

Back in July, Dr. Anita Milici from Matarazzo & Milici Group promoted the importance of oral health to the Philadelphia residents who participated in the Navy Yard 5K PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Matarazzo and Milici Dental Group want Philadelphia area residents to understand how oral hygiene can be good not just for patients' teeth, but for their overall health. To do that, Dr. Milici stationed a table at the 5k to provide educational material and oral hygiene...

2014-08-13 12:28:51

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Poneh Ghasri, one of the best cosmetic dentists in Los Angeles, is now offering several special promotions for the summer season. The promotions cover a variety of avenues towards dental wellness and optimal appearance, including teeth whitening, straightening and examination. Patients can have a free consultation for Lumineers, or they can consult with Dr. Ghasri on Invisalign for free, a $2,495 value. New patients can have their teeth examined...

2014-08-13 08:28:44

Supermint Fluoride Toothpaste Receives Coveted Seal of Acceptance MONTCLAIR, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello is thrilled to announce that its supermint fluoride toothpaste has officially been awarded the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance. Recognized by dentists and consumers alike as the gold standard for U.S. oral care, the seal acknowledges that the product has met ADA guidelines for fluoride-containing toothpaste used for the control of tooth decay....

2014-08-12 23:12:21

Compelling new data on what consumers don't know about dental mercury and who's responsible for this major gap in patient awareness. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 After decades of hearing their mercury-based dental fillings called “silver” and “amalgam” by their dentists and the FDA, it shouldn’t be surprising that Americans are feeling more than a little misled about what’s being put in their mouths. A new report released today by Consumers for Dental Choice,...

2014-08-12 23:11:17

Dr. Ronald Receveur has added yet another piece of state-of-the-art equipment to his dental implant clinic. Dr. Receveur last month added a Pelton & Crane Helios 3000 LED Dental Light to his second surgical suite, which opened in March. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur has added yet another piece of state-of-the-art equipment to his dental implant clinic. Dr. Receveur last month added a Pelton & Crane Helios 3000 LED Dental...

2014-08-12 23:10:10

Futuredontics® is offering a live encore presentation of founder Fred Joyal’s popular webinar, “Yelp! The Dentist Survival Guide,” on Wednesday, August 20th, at 11am PST / 2pm EST. The free hour-long presentation is open to all dental professionals. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Futuredontics®, the nation’s leading provider of dental marketing services, is offering a live encore presentation of founder Fred Joyal’s popular webinar, “Yelp! The Dentist...

2014-08-12 23:08:28

Calling attention to a report in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Woodland Hills dental experts Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad urge diabetics to receive regular dental care. Other reports have shown that those with diabetes are two to three times more likely to develop gum disease than those without diabetes. WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Calling attention to a report in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine,...

2014-08-12 16:28:28

Dr. Michael Flatley is waiving the fee for dental sedation to new patients with dental anxieties. GIG HARBOR, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Are you one of the 30-40 million Americans who have a phobia about the dentist? While it's normal to have some anxiety regarding an upcoming dental appointment, those with medical phobias have so much built-up anxiety that it can often lead them to cancel their visit. This can easily put their health in jeopardy as many with dental...

2014-08-12 16:28:16

Dr. Joseph Sales, DDS, and Team to Offer Full-Service Dental Care, Personalized Treatment Plans SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Hiram, GA on Thursday, August 14. Located at 4373 Jimmy Lee Smith Parkway, the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. Dr. Joseph Sales, lead dentist at the Hiram office, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery...


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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