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2011-03-15 05:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to the Disney Channel Original Movie, "Lemonade Mouth" on April 12th. The album features original songs performed by the cast of Lemonade Mouth, the band portrayed in the film. "Lemonade Mouth" premieres on Disney Channel, Friday, April 15 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). The Lemonade Mouth soundtrack will receive its worldwide broadcast debut on Radio Disney's Planet Premiere feature with host Ernie...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Dr. Anne Gershkowitz : Cosmetic and Implant Dentist Nominated Three times in a row by the Consumer's Research Council of America as the Best Dentist in America Today Staten Island, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) March 10, 2011 Dr. Anne Gershkowitz is once again placed on the pedestal of dentistry as she was nominated top American dentist by Consumer's Research Council of America three times in row in "Guide to America's Top Dentists". Dr. Gershkowitz graduated with a degree in Doctor of Dental...

2011-01-18 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cold winter weather means flu season is top of mind from coast to coast. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2011 Flu season is fully underway, as 24 out of the 50 states have already reported widespread flu outbreaks since the start of the new year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/NY30955 ) To help minimize the spread of the flu, there are preventative measures that you can take to lessen the...

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2011-01-07 12:55:00

The federal government is scheduled to announce today its plans to lower the recommended levels for fluoride in water supplies "” the first such change in nearly 50 years, reports the Associated Press (AP). Getting too much fluoride causes spots on some kids' teeth, a recent government study reports. Health officials note that most communities have fluoride in their water supplies, and toothpaste has it too. Many dentists even recommend fluoride supplements. The standard since 1962 has...

2010-11-29 06:07:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Crest® Oral-B® is recognizing Registered Dental Hygienists who go above and beyond the call of duty daily with their new 'Pros in the Profession' award program. Throughout the year, Crest Oral-B will reward five deserving professionals, as nominated by their peers, who truly make an impact on patients and for the oral health cause. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-11-23 08:59:00

The effects of pregnancy on oral health CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even though most people are aware that good oral health is essential for the overall health of both mother and child, misunderstandings about the safety of dental care during pregnancy may cause pregnant women to avoid seeing their dentist. The fact is that dentists can create a treatment plan that is safe, effective, and essential for combating the adverse effects of oral disease during pregnancy....

2010-11-18 16:48:06

Dr. Rohan Walvekar, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Director of Clinical Research and the Salivary Endoscopy Service at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has reported the first use of a surgical robot guided by a miniature salivary endoscope to remove a 20mm salivary stone and repair the salivary duct of a 31-year-old patient. Giant stones have traditionally required complete removal of the salivary gland. Building upon their success with the combination of...

2010-10-27 15:50:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, welcomes dialogue and participation from organizations such as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in ensuring that everything is being done to improve the oral health status of at-risk children. Upon review of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's recent evaluation of U.S. dental therapists in Alaska, AAPD questions whether the report's findings that dental...

2010-10-14 13:27:35

Perception and digestion of starchy foods varies from person to person Creamy. Gritty. Crunchy. Slimy. Oral texture perception is a major factor contributing to each person's food preferences. Now, a new study from the Monell Center reports that individuals' perception of starch texture is shaped by variability in the activity of an oral enzyme known as salivary amylase. "Differences in starch perception likely affect people's nutritional status by influencing their liking for and intake of...

2010-10-07 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Crest® is proud to introduce the newest addition to the Crest Pro-Health family, Crest® Pro-Health® Complete Rinse, with fluoride for tooth care. Crest Pro-Health Complete Rinse provides six benefits in one: re-builds enamel, helps prevent cavities, cleans teeth & gums, kills bad breath germs, and freshens breath. It helps users achieve a better check-up at their next dental visit by strengthening...


Latest Mouth Reference Libraries

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2013-03-05 14:37:32

The mouth is the beginning of the digestive system which takes in food and mixes it with saliva produced by glands located in the mouth. Formation and Orientation The first part of the mouth is the mouth cavity which contains the teeth and is limited by the lips, the roof, which is the hard and soft palate, and the floor of the mouth. This is the space where food is kept before it moves on to the esophagus. The orifice of the mouth is the line between the lower and upper lips and is...

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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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