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2014-07-10 23:09:41

Kelowna dentists at Okanagan Smiles warn against brushing right after consuming the fruits and drinks so popular in the summer. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Most of the time, your dentist is reminding when you should brush your teeth, but with summer indulgences ahead and the popularity of energy drinks on the rise, one Kelowna dental clinic is warning people about when not to brush. “A lot of patients don’t think about how brushing your teeth after drinking a pop...

2014-07-10 23:08:48

The recent news of baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn’s passing due to mouth cancer landed hard on Dr. Saj Jivraj, prosthodontist and founder of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute, who lost his mother to mouth cancer as well. To see the early signs of oral cancer, Dr. Jivraj offers these seven tips. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The recent news of baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn’s passing due to mouth cancer landed hard on Dr. Saj Jivraj, prosthodontist and founder of the Anacapa...

2014-07-10 23:08:29

High school students get unique hands-on experiences at UNE's high-tech Oral Health Center in this not-so-traditional summer camp in Maine. Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Maine’s shortage of dentists, especially in rural areas, is expected to grow over the next 10 years as many dentists retire. To inspire the next generation of dental professionals, the University of New England (UNE) is hosting its fourth annual “Dental Careers Exploration Camp” for high school students on...

2014-07-10 23:08:21

The creation of a dental rewards club reinforces SmartPractice’s mission of creating Healthier Practices and Healthier Patients. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A passion to help make it easier for dental practices to attract new dental patients and exceed patient production goals inspired SmartPractice® to create the Expect More Club. “More Savings, More Patients and More Smiles are the tangible objectives SmartPractice has for every one of our dental customers,” explains...

2014-07-10 16:25:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) provides several resources to patients and the public to ensure Pennsylvanians are informed consumers and assist in gaining access to quality dental care. PDA's website is a valuable tool, offering a wealth of information on a variety of oral health topics. It features a user-friendly navigation structure that allows you to easily browse the patient section. We encourage you to check it out...

2014-07-09 23:13:24

Dental patients for years have complained of having to see multiple specialists if they needed extensive dental surgery, including going to a hospital or imaging center for a computed axial tomography (CAT) scan. But a select few dentists are beginning to get computed tomography (CT) machines, which are the same as CAT scanners, in their office for their patients’ convenience, according to New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur, who offers 10 tips on ways the Galileos 3D CAT Scan...

2014-07-09 23:11:28

With the help of the NADL, Evident was able to respond to the Board of Dentistry requirements that come with State registration to ensure that the new requirements didn’t affect the production in the lab and minimize the time required for compliance. Kentucky (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Scheduled for the 7th of July, the Kentucky Board of Dentistry will finalize the new legislation requiring dental laboratories in Kentucky and who submit to Dentists within Kentucky to register. Following...

2014-07-09 23:09:33

Oxnard All on 4 dental implants experts Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute are prosthodontists, meaning they are experts in rebuilding natural teeth and restoring missing and damaged teeth with prosthetic replacements. However, despite offering a Ventura contemporary dental implant center, the two elite dentists want denture users and others with missing teeth to know that dental implants are not right for every patient. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) July 09,...

2014-07-09 23:03:15

Dr. Prabha Krishnan is pleased to offer LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) as a periodontal treatment option to patients in the Forest Hills and Queens NY area. This minimally invasive surgery provides the most advanced gum disease treatment solution and lowers the effects of other health complications such as diabetes and heart disease. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Prabha Krishnan, DDS, of Queens, NY now performs the latest non-invasive treatment for gum disease where there is no...

2014-07-09 20:22:31

West Hills Smiles offers kid-friendly amenities and family-friendly scheduling to help avoid school preparation craziness at the end of summer. LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School's out and all is seemingly well for parents - except that idle time for kids means more potential for mishaps. Now is the time to seek the care of a trusted San Fernando Valley dentist for the chipped or broken tooth, soft tissue injuries inside the mouth, or just the classic knocked-out tooth that...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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