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2010-08-25 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Keystone Dental, an oral healthcare company focused on restoring smiles, today announced that DynaMatrix(TM) Extracellular Membrane, the company's soft tissue regeneration product, will be featured on an upcoming episode of Health Heroes on the Discovery Channel. The episode will focus on innovative products in oral health, and will highlight DynaMatrix as an alternative to using a soft tissue graft taken from the roof of the patient's mouth to...

2010-08-02 13:02:00

Study indicates that weight control and physical fitness may help reduce the risk of severe gum disease CHICAGO, August 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health complications of being overweight, such as increased risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers, have long been reported. Health care professionals often urge patients to manage their weight and strive to get physical exercise each day to achieve and maintain overall health. And now, researchers have now uncovered...

2010-07-15 14:22:03

Today during the 88th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, in Barcelona, Spain, presenting author S. Pradhani, University of Delaware, Newark, USA, will present an abstract titled "Salivary Acinar Cells Regenerate Functional Glandular Structures in Modified Hydrogels." The goal of this research was to create an ECM modified hyaluronic acid (HA) based hydrogel culture system that allows for the growth and differentiation of salivary acinar...

2010-07-01 09:17:00

RENO, Nev., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 40 years experience as a Developmental Scientist and Formulator, Robert Heiman, Founder of the internationally acclaimed company Epicuren® Discovery, announces today the launch of his new holistic company Holocuren and its break-through lip treatment, Miracle Lips. Heiman has created a product with ingredients far superior to anything in its category, at a very competitive price. "Miracle Lips is one of the most exciting...

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2010-03-16 07:58:18

Augmenting the lips with grafts of muscle and connective tissue from the neck appears to result in improved appearance for at least two years, according to a report in the March/April issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "Since ancient times, women have used plant dyes and colored clays to enhance their lips," the authors write as background information in the article. As an individual ages, the groove on the upper lip flattens, the white lip...

2010-02-02 05:00:00

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Lips (www.ecolips.com), America's premium organic lip balm company, has created Cause Balm (www.causebalm.com), a program whereby non profits and service organizations can bring attention to their goodwill projects and raise funds at the same time. The program is simple: Eco Lips produces a high quality, organic lip balm branded with the organization's logo and messaging, offers it at www.causebalm.com and the organization earns $1 to $2 from...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

CANTON, Mass., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis, Inc. announced today that it has filed a Premarket Approval Application (PMA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its CelTx(TM), a living cellular construct for oral soft tissue regeneration. If approved, CelTx will be the first, living cell-based technology that is FDA-approved for use in the dental market. A pioneer in the field, Organogenesis is the world's first regenerative medicine company to successfully...

2009-11-02 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral-B® Stages, dentists' #1 recommended toothbrush brand for children, is providing parents with a unique and easy way to document key 'Smile-Stages' in their children's oral health development through multimedia scrapbooks. Smile-Stages are important milestones in children's lives and oral health development such as their first smile, the loss of their first tooth or their first visit from the tooth fairy. Additionally, a Smile-Stage is...

2009-10-27 10:26:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- They allow you to whistle, get attention and show affection. So, it's about time lips get a little love in return. With its latest innovation, Lip Massage, Blistex gives lips a new experience that might even be better than a kiss. Blistex Lip Massage offers a truly unique soft and textured applicator tip to stimulate lips and smooth away rough spots, plus an ultra-rich formula that softens while it hydrates. The gentle, pliant ridges on Lip...

2009-09-14 11:15:52

British scientists say their finding that computers are better lip-readers than humans may lead to improved lip-reading training for the deaf. A new study by the University of East Anglia compared the performance of a machine-based lip-reading system with that of 19 human lip-readers. The researchers found the automated system significantly outperformed the human lip-readers -- scoring a recognition rate of 80 percent, compared with only 32 percent for human viewers on the same task. The...


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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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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