Latest Mouth Stories

2011-05-04 21:26:25

For patients suffering from cancer in the mouth or throat, a recent study shows that a treatment called submandibular gland transfer will assist in preventing a radiation-induced condition called xerostomia.

2011-05-04 14:08:00

KENNEBUNK, Maine, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom's of Maine plans to bring back the natural beauty of smiles with its new, natural whitening toothpaste Simply White, and a fun partnership with Sheryl Crow's "100 Miles From Memphis" concert tour kicking off May 7.

2011-05-04 00:00:02

In March 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration strengthened its warning against the anti-consulant drug, Topamax, because new data suggests an increased risk of birth defects such as cleft palate or cleft lip.

2011-03-23 07:02:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While 91 percent of women choose to perform at least one preventative health and wellness measure in the morning to kick-off their day (e.g., taking a vitamin, exercising and applying an anti-aging facial product), only half apply lip balm to protect their lips from dryness and sun damage according to a national poll released by Blistex.

2011-03-18 00:00:26

At his New Jersey cosmetic dentistry practice, Dr. Harold Pollack performs a wide spectrum of general, cosmetic, and reconstructive procedures. However, for one patient featured in the Beautiful Smiles Winter 2011 Newsletter, a wedding smile makeover performed by Dr.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Mouth Reference Libraries

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...

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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