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2014-08-21 23:11:28

Prosthodontists Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute is returning to India next month to provide workshops on full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Jivraj said he will speak in the southern India city of Bangalore in late September. OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Prosthodontists Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute is returning to India next month to provide workshops on full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Jivraj said he will speak in the southern India city of...

2014-08-21 23:10:59

Dental laboratories in more than 40 states in the U.S. are unregulated. Restorations made at these facilities could contain harmful material that can lead to a range of health consequences for patients. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Poorly-made dental restorations – whether produced in America or abroad – can lead to a range of health consequences for patients. To ensure better outcomes for safe dental restorations, it is extremely important that dentists and patients have a...

2014-08-21 12:30:16

Tooth Decay, Poor Dental Health Linked to Low GPAs and School Absences ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As parents and kids gear up for a new school year, a trip to the dentist should be on everyone's back-to-school checklist, according to dentists from Kool Smiles, a children's dental provider expanding access to quality, affordable dental care in underserved communities nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130731/DC56507LOGO "Add the dental check-up to the...

2014-08-20 23:13:33

Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is now an amalgam-free dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from the very latest white fillings that can safely repair and restore teeth. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Midtown Dentistry in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce it is now an amalgam-free dental office. All patients with cavities, or with old fillings that need replacing, will benefit from the very latest...

2014-08-20 23:13:01

Dr. Joseph Nemeth provides a proven program to permanently eliminate chronic bad breath. The program has a 98% success rate and can help freshen breath for a lifetime. Metro Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The awkward, distracting situation of having a close conversation with somebody who has a foul smelling mouth is something most people have experienced at one point or another. Bad breath can be the ultimate deal breaker and can be unpleasant for both the person who has it and...

2014-08-20 23:11:11

Dr. Ron Receveur was horrified to hear about the New York City Police rookie who was punched in the face last month during a failed drug arrest and had several of her teeth broken. If the situation were to happen in Southern Indiana, Dr. Receveur said he would offer the officer four tips on deciding what to do about the broken teeth. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 New Albany cosmetic dentist Dr. Ron Receveur was horrified to hear about the New York City Police rookie who was...

2014-08-20 23:09:50

Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Nierman Practice Management team up to provide a unique education program for dentists wanting to set their dental sleep medicine practices apart. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 As the dangers of sleep apnea and sleep disorders in general become more recognized and understood, the emphasis on receiving proper treatment is simultaneously increasing. Dentists are uniquely placed as primary care clinicians to be instrumental in the screening,...

2014-08-20 23:08:58

Dr. Patrick Broome, cosmetic dentist at the Charlotte Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, provides insight into maintaining oral health and explains the recent confusion highlighted by a new study about the most effective method for brushing teeth. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In a recent article published by the BBC, findings from a University College London (UCL) study showed that dental experts from around the world drastically disagreed on what method of brushing teeth...

2014-08-20 23:08:50

Oxnard dentist and noted international speaker Dr. Saj Jivraj, founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, is presenting at the Spectrum Day Vancouver conference next month. Dr. Jivraj will be speaking on All-on-4 dental implants in a presentation called “Clinical and Laboratory Aspects of Graft Less Solutions” at 12:40 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Empire Landmark Hotel & Conference Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. OXNARD, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Oxnard dentist and noted...

2014-08-20 23:03:07

The Academy of General Dentistry gives Fellowship award to Dr. Lokhandwala of Starbrite Dental. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Munira Lokhandwala, DDS, FAGD of Starbrite Dental in Fremont, California, recently received the association’s Fellowship Award during the AGD 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, which took place June 26-29 in Detroit. The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide 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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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