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2011-06-03 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smile Brands Inc., the nation's leading provider of business support services to dental groups in the United States, today announced the grand opening of a new Bright Now! Dental office in Casselberry, FL - the first office in the Orlando-Area. This new office marks the 21st office in Florida; existing offices are primarily in the Tampa-area. The opening of this new office continues the growth and mission of Bright Now! Dental which is to...

2011-06-02 23:54:07

The research could lead to advanced therapies for patients with dry mouth University of Louisville researchers are one step closer to helping millions of people whose salivary glands no longer work because of disease or damage from treatment of diseases. The scientific finding of Douglas Darling, PhD, professor, Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation, UofL School of Dentistry, and his team identified a protein sorting mechanism used by the salivary gland. The National Institutes of...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

On Sunday, May 15, the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center opened its new hospital at 1501 Trousdale Avenue in Burlingame. Beginning at 7 a.m., more than 100 patients receiving care at the existing, adjacent hospital were moved, one by one, to the new 241-bed hospital until all were comfortably relocated in their brand new rooms. Video and photos available Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 It was a historical moment "“ for some people, once in a lifetime "“ when the new 241-bed...

2011-05-17 06:00:00

HOUSTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Snoring Center(SM), the nation's leading provider of minimally invasive, office-based treatment for snoring and sleep apnea, is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Paul Fulmer, MD as head of The Snoring Center's Houston office and its new Austin office, which is slated to open in October of 2011. "We are very proud of the work we do at The Snoring Center," said Dr. Craig Schwimmer, MD, MPH, FACS, founder and medical director of The Snoring...

2011-05-12 00:00:48

Dr. Ted Rothstein's documentary is primer for dental professionals who are prepared to help the obese. It airs June 7, 2011. It was produced to bring to the attention of dental professionals the protocol for providing this service as well as making it broadly known to the public at large in order that they may become aware that dental professionals are willing and able to help them overcome compulsive eating habits. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Dr. Rothstein's documentary is primer for...

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. Also known as dry mouth, xerostomia occurs when salivary glands stop working. University of Alberta researcher Jana Rieger likens the feeling of xerostomia to the experience of the after-effects of having surgery and anesthetic"”but the feeling is permanent. While the importance of...

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. The project involves greening the concert tour, beautification events in key markets, a live chat with Sheryl Crow and an exclusive free song download for fans while supplies last. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

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. O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath is accepting clients from across the United States who may have suffered a dangerous side effect due to Topamax. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 O'Hanlon, McCollom & Demerath reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently...

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. Without the proper defense, lips can become sunburned or chapped which can lead to infection and puts...

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. Pollack was the final step to a perfect wedding experience. Millburn, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 As a cosmetic dentist in New Jersey, Harold Pollack, DDS has been practicing for more than 30 years, performing a wide range...


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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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