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2014-04-11 23:22:52

With April as Cancer Control Month, leading periodontist for Shelton, CT-area residents, Dr. Richard Amato, is highlighting the relationship between healthy gums and a decreased risk of pancreatic cancer. Research has shown a potential link between periodontal infection and this form of cancer, making the need for effective gum disease treatment for Shelton sufferers an important part of patients’ overall health. Shelton, CT (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 April is Cancer Control Month and Dr....

2014-04-11 23:04:30

Dr. Richard Champagne, an innovative New Jersey cosmetic dentist, now offers his patients Fastbraces, an effective alternative to Invisalign. Morganville, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Renowned for his customized cosmetic dentistry care and innovative cosmetic restoration treatments, New Jersey cosmetic dentist Dr. Richard Champagne now offers the Fastbraces system as an effective alternative to Invisalign and other orthodontic techniques. What Is Fastbraces? The Fastbraces system is...

2014-04-11 08:25:02

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, compares dental implants to bridges as more patients consider the latter option for replacing missing teeth. Although dental bridges offer permanent tooth replacement, they do not replace the roots of teeth as dental implants do. Dental bridges also include hardware above the gum line, complicating daily dental hygiene and increasing risks of future oral health problems. For these reasons,...

2014-04-10 23:31:42

CEDR HR Solutions CEO Paul Edwards will be presenting at the Excellence in Dentistry and the Dental Townie conferences. Edwards is a well-known speaker in the dental industry, with over 20 years’ experience as a business owner and manager. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 CEDR HR Solutions, the nation’s leading provider of individually customized, legally compliant medical and dental employee handbooks, will be speaking at two dental conferences this month. The presentation,...

2014-04-10 23:28:31

Louisville dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging patients not to let the fear of pain, smells or recovery prevent them from getting much-needed dental work. Dr. Receveur, who practices in New Albany, Ind., across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky., now offers radiofrequency ablation (RFA), or radiosurgery, which allows him to forgo a traditional medical scalpel and sutures when doing oral surgery. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Louisville dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur is urging...

2014-04-10 23:27:49

Colin Receveur, founder and CEO of SmartBox Web Marketing in New Albany, Ind., will educate more than 300 of the nation’s top dentists about how to maximize their web-marketing efforts during a presentation Thursday, April 10, in Destin, Fla. Receveur, an expert in dental web marketing, is speaking on the first day of the Excellence in Dentistry’s 23rd Annual Spring Break Seminar, “The Godfathers of Dentistry.” NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Colin Receveur, founder and CEO...

2014-04-10 23:27:37

With April designated as Cancer Control Month, Austin, TX dentist Dr. David A. Baker of Westlake Family Dental Care is encouraging all area residents to schedule a preventative oral cancer screening. As with any disease, early detection of oral cancers is critical to the ability to successful treatment, making the need for regular dental care in Austin, TX an important part of taking care of yourself and your health. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. David A. Baker of Westlake Family...

2014-04-10 23:27:29

Dentist Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman of Advanced Dental Techniques in Wayne, NJ is raising awareness this April about the relationship between healthy gums and cancer prevention in honor of Cancer Control Month. Through his use of the gum surgery alternative, the Laser Assisted New Attachment Protocol (LANAP®), Dr. Breiterman offers area patients an improved way to lower their risk of contracting pancreatic cancer and other serious health conditions. Wayne, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2014...

2014-04-10 23:26:10

Dr. Vikas Puri joins the periodontal team at Stoner Peridontic Specialists to treat patients in Dublin, Grove City and New Albany. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Dr. Vikas Puri joins Stoner Periodontic Specialists as a board certified periodontist. His specialties include periodontal disease treatment, soft tissue grafting, dental implants and tissue regeneration. Dr. Puri will be consulting with and treating gum disease patients in the Columbus, Ohio area at the Dublin, Grove City...

2014-04-10 23:25:35

Oral cancer kills one American every hour, every day. Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills and Oxnard, Calif. want to remind everyone to schedule an oral cancer screening. Oxanrd, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Oral cancer kills one American every hour, every day. Since April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills...


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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