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2014-11-11 23:08:42

The American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID) announced Dr.

2014-11-11 23:03:39

As Chronic Inflammation Is Being Suspected In The Link Between Gum Disease and Other Diseases Found in the Body, Anthem Periodontics Is The First In Las Vegas To Incorporate The Whole Body Health

2014-11-10 23:10:36

Alexander Dentistry of Jacksonville, Florida continues its commitment to excellence in dental care with new products, services and staff. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB)

2014-11-10 23:08:27

After 27 years with the same look and feel, Spring Mountain Dental now has a contemporary, fresh, and easily readable sign and a fantastic new website. Las Vegas,

2014-11-10 23:07:36

New issue of Lab Perspectives magazine, the multimedia publication of Glidewell Laboratories with a dental laboratory focus, now available in print and online Newport

2014-11-10 16:31:30

Dr. Mahek Mehta, DMD, and Team to Offer Full-Service Dental Care, Personalized Treatment Plans SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov.


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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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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.