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2014-10-14 23:13:59

Futuredontics® has released a new whitepaper, “Calculating the Value of a New Patient.” Available as a free download, the report provides dentists with an easy step-by-step guide to projecting

2014-10-14 23:11:05

Two of the world’s leading experts in the All-on-4™ dental implants procedure have created a website to help other dentists around the world learn about the revolutionary procedure.

2014-10-14 23:02:04

AORN Provides Guidelines for Perioperative Personnel Denver, Colo.

2014-10-14 20:23:18

Harvard School of Dental Medicine hosts a groundbreaking symposium to highlight new economic research indicating that oral care can significantly reduce the total cost of health care while improving

2014-10-14 12:30:14

Studies Will Address Critical Role of Preventive Care in Improving Children's Oral Health LOS ANGELES, Oct.


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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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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.