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2014-08-28 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started with the World Wide Web, and has since grown with the addition of smartphones and tablets. The expanding world of technology has provided us with immediate access to an abundance of useful and educational resources. With this instant access, your oral health can greatly benefit. The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) encourages the public to explore the many available resources, specifically in the form of websites and...

2014-08-28 12:31:12

A new office in Flemington, NJ is available for patient convenience by the Flemington Family and Cosmetic Dental Group. FLEMINGTON, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Convenience and accessibility is a feature the Flemington dental group recognizes. That is why a new office has been opened for patients who live or work closer to Flemington, rather than East Brunswick. Both offices offer many services ranging from cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, Invisalign, bridges, veneers, and...

2014-08-28 12:30:55

Dr. Jeffrey Holland Is The Paducah Sun 2014 Readers' Choice Best Dentist PADUCAH, Ky., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the second year in a row, Paducah citizens have cast their votes for the dental practice of Dr. Jeffrey Holland in The Paducah Sun. Holland Dental Care took home a "Reader's Choice" award for "Best Dentist." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140839 "My entire staff and I are thrilled to have received this honor," Dr. Holland, a Paducah...

2014-08-28 12:30:52

Dr. Mayoor Patel joins Nierman Practice Management and the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine for a two-day course on Sleep Medicine for the Dental Practice. ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the United States alone, between 18 million and 20 million people suffer from sleep apnea according to the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Due to a lack of awareness among health care professionals and patients, up to 90% of sufferers are not properly diagnosed or treated. Photo -...

2014-08-27 23:13:43

A Gallup poll released earlier this year said that about 35 percent of Americans didn’t see a dentist last year, and Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ron Receveur wants those who don’t see a dentist regularly to know they are putting their overall health at risk. To help convince more people to see a dentist regularly, Dr. Receveur offers 6 health risks of poor oral health. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A Gallup poll released earlier this year said that about 35...

2014-08-27 23:11:32

Ellen V. Krieger, DDS of McLean, Virginia has recently released a new video describing her practices and philosophy. Washington DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Ellen V. Krieger, DDS released a new video describing her business and best industry practices recently. The video is meant to describe the business and industry best practices for Dentists in McLean VA. With over 28 years of cosmetic and family dentistry experience, Dr Ellen Krieger is passionate about her work and helps new patients...

2014-08-27 23:11:23

Two of Woodland Hills’ top cosmetic dentists, Dr. Mamaly Reshad and Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, deal with serious and complicated dental problems like cancer, missing teeth, diseased gums and complex oral surgery, so patients can be reluctant to bring up what they deem as small problems, such as sores left from biting their lip or gums. Dr. Mamaly Reshad and Dr. Saj Jivraj want to offer five tips of what to do if you bite your tongue or lip and develop (or...

2014-08-27 23:11:21

Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam and Dr. Alina Krivitsky, board-certified Brentwood periodontists and gum disease specialists, respond to a recent study that revealed dentists’ lack of consensus on the best way to brush teeth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 A recent University College London (UCL) study published early this month found that the dental community disagrees on the best way to brush teeth, resulting in confusion for their patients. Analysis of dental advice suggested that...

2014-08-27 23:09:46

Main Street Dental Team (MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing its advice on how long a toothbrush can be used before it has to be changed to assure the best oral care for teeth and gums. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Main Street Dental Team (MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing its advice on how long a toothbrush can be used before it has to be changed to assure the best oral care for teeth and...

2014-08-27 23:02:51

MouthWatch, the world’s first home dental monitoring system, is giving away a free intraoral camera system and a $100 American Express gift card to the best/funniest/craziest smile photo. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 MouthWatch, the world’s first home dental monitoring system, is giving away a free intraoral camera system and a $100 American Express gift card to the person who shares the best, funniest or craziest smile. Everyone has a great smile, and MouthWatch wants to see...


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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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'