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2014-08-19 08:29:44

Learn more about The Dental Store Discount Membership Program, which allows patients to pay one fee for services throughout the year. SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the top reasons why many people don't visit the dentist regularly is the cost -- the price of treatment seems prohibitive to people who don't have dental insurance. One Schaumburg, IL dentist office called The Dental Store is now offering a dental discount membership program that allows patients to...

2014-08-18 23:01:19

The Latest Phillips Zoom teeth whitening system now available at Herald Square Dental New York, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Herald Square Dental is proud to announce that the latest in teeth whitening techniques is now available at their state-of-the-art Midtown dental practice. In an effort to offer the best care and latest treatment techniques to their patients, Herald Square Dental continuously introduces new technology and methods of care. The latest update is the newest Phillips Zoom...

2014-08-18 12:27:58

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burbank Invisalign expert, Dr. Marine Martirosyan, is now offering Invisalign Teen in addition to Invisalign and other orthodontic treatments. Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that addresses abnormal alignment of the teeth and jaws. Invisalign is one of the most advanced orthodontic treatments that addresses orthodontic problems without using metal, wires or brackets. Invisalign Teen has been designed to meet the unique needs of younger...

2014-08-18 12:27:47

New Facility to Train New Dentists & Expand Access to Oral Care for the Community's Underserved Population MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the grand opening of a new headquarters building for its Practice Solutions business in American Fork, Utah, that will offer practitioners a state-of-the-art...

2014-08-18 08:29:36

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Lou Gehrig's Disease? It's a progressive neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The motor neurons connect the brain to the spinal cord and the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. When motor neurons break down and die, the brain is unable to initiate muscle control. Thus, a person with Lou Gehrig's Disease can suffer a number of symptoms, including: -- Muscle...

2014-08-17 23:01:42

A new, all-encompassing dental practice management platform is on the scene and dentists are taking notice. Northbrook, IL. (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 With more than 30 total years experience in healthcare and technology development, the executives of PracticeCompass knew that there must be a better way for dentists to manage all aspects of their business. What they developed is quickly becoming a leader in practice marketing and management by offering a simple practice administration app...

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...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.