Latest Mouth Stories

2012-02-01 08:00:00

Petco hosts free dental health event Feb. 11-12 San Dieg, CA (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 WHAT: Eighty percent of dogs and seventy percent of cats show signs of oral health disease by age three. In honor of February´s National Pet Dental Health, Petco is helping proactive pet parents take care of their dog or cat´s dental health by providing free oral health seminars. The event, which is sponsored by Greenies, NutriDent and TropiClean, will demonstrate how to prevent dental plaque...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

One way Redwood City Dental continues to ensure quality services for patients is with its new Kodak 9000 3D for CT scan and panoramic radiographs. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 The Peninsula´s family dentistry office, Redwood City Dental, located at 20 Birch St. in Redwood City, delivers top-quality dental services for patients in San Francisco, and will continue to ensure high-quality care with the installation of the Kodak 9000 3D, which conducts CT scans and panoramic...

2011-12-01 08:00:00

Dr. Rothstein takes pleasure in announcing that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted him registered trademark status for his invention of OJW--Orthodontic Jaw Wiring, and his office is now celebrating that fact with an offer patients will find appealing. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 The United States Patent and Trademark Office has approved Dr. Rothstein's application to trademark the term "OJW", the acronym for Orthodontic Jaw Wiring--a method for weight control....

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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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.