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2015-02-24 23:01:12

In order to protect their patients, the dental office is placing all mercury-free fillings. Fort Walton Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 The office

2015-02-24 12:26:56

New oral care toothbrush using Bluetooth technology to promote better brushing habits. KALAMAZOO, Mich., Feb.

2015-02-23 16:29:44

Residents Offered Free Dental Screenings and Giveaways at February 23rd Grand Opening Event AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.

2015-02-23 08:28:51

Enhancing its position as the leader in infection prevention and control in the dental industry LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-20 23:03:53

February is National Children's Dental Health Month.

2015-02-20 23:03:00

While dental care in the United States is the best in the worst, there still are issues with accessing the care that many Americans need.

2015-02-19 23:10:49

Modern Family Dental Care in Concord, N.C. announces new location in Charlotte and unveils website redesign to better serve clients. Concord, N.C.


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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