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2014-09-15 23:07:00

Hawthorne dentist, Dr. Yashari, is now offering a special on dental implants that will look natural, and if the implants are properly maintained, they will last a lifetime. Hawthorne, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Hawthorne dentist, Dr. S. Yashari, is now offering special pricing on dental implants. Although now considered the standard in tooth replacement options, dental implants may also be one of the oldest dental restorations. The recently discovered remains of an Iron Age Celtic...

2014-09-15 20:21:59

Actress, Musician and Celebrity Mom Hilary Duff Kicks Off Trident Sales Drive Week In Retailers Nationwide EAST HANOVER, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral Health America (OHA), a national non-profit organization working to educate Americans about the importance of dental care to overall health and well-being, along with original sponsor Trident®, is expanding its 10(th) anniversary celebration for the Smiles Across America® (SAA) program. Trident has supported Oral Health...

2014-09-15 12:27:49

Office is Second Location in the Rio Grande Valley MCALLEN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brident Dental & Orthodontics opened its new McAllen office today at 1001 S. 10(th) Street, Suite S., offering a full-range of dental and orthodontic services to patients in the Rio Grande Valley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140818/137079 "Brident Dental's new office in McAllen makes oral health care more accessible and convenient by removing traditional obstacles to...

2014-09-15 12:27:30

Brain Trust of Respected Industry Leaders to Informally Guide Company Strategy and Growth Plan ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DentalPost, the dental industry's premier online and mobile job board, announces the creation of an advisory board to help guide the company's future growth plans. The 11 person advisory board, which will informally steer DentalPost's strategic direction, brings together a diverse group of extremely respected professionals from the dental industry as well as...

2014-09-15 08:30:12

Kids Head Back to School with a Healthy Smile NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colgate is proud to introduce its first line of kids' mouthwashes, expanding on its portfolio of toothpastes and toothbrushes designed specifically for kids. The new Colgate® Kids Mouthwash is an anti-cavity fluoride rinse that helps strengthen enamel and cleans the whole mouth, swishing away particles brushing may miss. The new Colgate® Kids Mouthwash helps make it easy for parents to develop a...

2014-09-15 00:20:27

World leader in innovative implant-based dental restorations will be a cornerstone of Danaher's global dental business CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation announced today that it has entered into a definitive transaction agreement to acquire Nobel Biocare Holding AG, the world leader in implant dentistry. Over the past 40 years, Nobel Biocare has established itself as a pioneer in nearly every aspect of implant dentistry -- from PI Branemark's...

2014-09-12 23:05:41

Main Street Dental Team (http://www.MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing the reasons why the dental hygienist is a key player in dental health. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Main Street Dental Team (http://www.MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing the reasons why the dental hygienist is a key player in dental health. “Providing dental services in Markham, Main Street Dental recognize the...

2014-09-12 23:05:39

Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is acknowledging the efforts of the Indian Dental Association’s joint effort with the Indian Cooperative Oncology Network and Bicon Oncotherapeutics to conduct national oral cancer screenings. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is acknowledging the efforts of the Indian Dental...

2014-09-12 12:25:39

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Invisalign provider, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers Invisalign Teen and Express to adolescents and patients who need very minor orthodontic corrections, respectively. These newer Invisalign options are specialized versions of the increasingly popular Invisalign system, which uses clear aligners instead of metal brackets and wires to straighten teeth. With more options at the office of Dr. Sands, more patients can take advantage of the...

2014-09-12 12:25:38

Oral Health America Gathers Oral Health Leaders to Discuss Importance of Oral Health for All Americans CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of oral health leaders gathered on Capitol Hill Wednesday to shine a light on the disparities that exist when it comes to oral healthcare in the United States. Hosted by Oral Health America (OHA) and Oral Healthcare Can't Wait, an initiative of the Dental Trade Alliance, "Communities Matter: Does Your Neighborhood Determine...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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