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2011-07-20 08:04:00

CINCINNATI, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Your mouth is more than just teeth and gums, it's your most important feature when it comes to expressing yourself and engaging with the world. To help celebrate how important a healthy mouth is to living life to the fullest, "The Biggest Loser" host and author of "The Mommy Diet," and "Days of our Lives" star Alison Sweeney is joining Crest® and Oral-B® to announce the launch of the "Life Opens Up Project," a...

2011-05-12 04:20:00

CINCINNATI, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MS --Those who faithfully brush their teeth each morning and night might feel as though they're doing enough to achieve a healthy smile. However, even people with good oral care habits may hear from their dentist or hygienist that they have signs of gingivitis, an early form of gum disease. Arming yourself with a better understanding of gingivitis and tools to help fight it can help improve the health of your mouth and make your next dental visit a...

2011-03-23 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crest® Pro-Health® family introduces Invigorating Clean. The newest additions to the Crest Pro-Health family include Clinical Gum Protection Invigorating Clean Mint Toothpaste and Invigorating Clean Multi-Protection Rinse that deliver a sensation that helps you feel confident that you are taking the right steps to ace your next dental check-up. Crest Pro-Health offers an invigorating signal to help...

2011-02-28 08:30:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How much plaque is left behind on your teeth? Consumers at the Crest® and Oral-B® "4X Cleaner Crusade" were given the opportunity to find out. Check out their responses and thoughts in the new "4X Cleaner Crusade" testimonial video! To view the multimedia assets associated with this story, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/47427-opening-americas-eyes-to-plaque/ Inspired by startling...

2011-02-03 09:07:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crest® and Oral-B® are giving mouths of Americans a makeover! Inspired by startling statistics on the state of America's oral health, Crest and Oral-B have started a cross-country crusade, the "4X Cleaner Crusade," to educate people on how they can achieve better oral health, including four times better plaque reduction with regular use of the Crest and Oral-B Pro-Health system of products compared to a regular...

2010-12-07 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plackers, makers of the first disposable dental flosser, expands its line of family-friendly oral care products with Brush & Learn by Plackers Kids, a series of unique musical toothbrushes for children. Utilizing original melodies and upbeat, catchy lyrics, each toothbrush plays an entertaining, educational song that encourages healthy dental care habits by making brushing fun for children. Parents can choose from four Brush & Learn...

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:...

2010-11-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- To help make the holiday season easier, Oral-B Glide along with "General Hospital" star Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo, today will kick off the "Glide Into The Holidays" program benefitting Operation Smile, with a free skate day at New York City's Wollman Rink in Central Park. At the event, families are invited to Glide on the ice to raise money for Operation Smile, an international children's medical charity that provides free surgeries to repair cleft...

2010-11-02 11:13:00

CINCINNATI, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday, step out with a brilliant smile just in time for the season's hottest affairs with the Crest and Oral-B 3D White smile collection. A smile that sparkles is also one that beams with confidence, so stop waiting and light up the holidays with a dramatically whiter smile. In celebration of the holiday season, Crest and Oral-B 3D White is teaming up with Katie Cassidy, (who plays the intriguing character Juliet on the CW's "Gossip Girl"),...

2010-10-28 10:26:00

WESTPORT, Conn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diabetes is a disease that affects every part of the body, and for people with unstable blood glucose levels there is a higher risk than normal for developing serious complications from poor oral hygiene. In a study by dLife, the world's largest diabetes community, and SoundView Research, Inc., 66 percent of active diabetes managers had not changed their oral care habits since being diagnosed and over half have not been advised by their...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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