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2014-12-24 23:04:12

Friedman Dental Group is one of the only dental clinics in South Florida offering Zygomatic Implant Procedure. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) December 24, 2014

2014-12-24 23:03:35

Verde Pointe Dental Associates announces the winner of the 2014 Ugly Sweater Holiday Contest.

2014-12-24 23:01:45

Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is weighing in on the safety and

2014-12-24 12:21:21

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Dec. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agoura Hills dentist, Dr.

2014-12-23 23:00:09

Evident is a proud sponsor of the dental laboratory industry’s premier business management meeting, Vision 21.

2014-12-23 16:23:15

Former Chief Dental Officer at Delta Dental of Massachusetts Appointed Vice President of Carrier Relations and Insurance Operations SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec.


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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.