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2014-11-14 23:05:12

Those who think a facelift is the only way to look 20 years younger will be amazed by a new technique being offered by the prosthodontists at the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Woodland Hills

2014-11-14 23:03:55

The team of professionals at Encino Dental Care is proud to now offer several oral health care solutions to patients who are in need of realignment. Encino,

2014-11-14 12:26:02

OHA Wraps Up Successful Annual Campaign CHICAGO, Nov.

2014-11-14 12:26:01

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington Beach Invisalign dentist, Dr.

2014-11-13 23:13:07

Dr. Ronald Receveur, a premier New Albany cosmetic dentist, is reminding patients to maintain a healthy oral routine during this year’s influenza season.

2014-11-13 23:07:06

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Dental Infection Control Products markets.

2014-11-13 23:05:31

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Endodontic Supplies markets.


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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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