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A Little Plastic In Your Toothpaste?

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you were to search for the definition of polyethylene in the Oxford Dictionary, this is what would come up: “A tough, light, flexible synthetic resin made by polymerizing ethylene,...

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2014-09-18 23:12:03

Patrick Broome, DMD, cosmetic dentist in Charlotte, NC, comments on the recent story revealing the prevalence of plastic in popular Crest toothpaste that may be detrimental to patients’ oral health. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 In a recent news story published by ABC on September 15th, Trish Walraven, a dental hygienist, describes her discovery of small, blue plastic beads in the gum line of some of her patients’ teeth. After asking other dental hygienists to confirm that...

2014-09-16 23:15:28

New Albany dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering the 90 million chronic bad breath sufferers in this country eight tips on serious issues that may be causing their problem. Dr. Receveur, a noted Louisville family cosmetic dentist said food is the number one reason for halitosis, but people shouldn’t assume it is the reason for bad breath that never seems to go away. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 New Albany dental expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering the 90 million...

2014-09-16 12:31:36

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pasadena Invisalign provider, Dr. Marine Martirosyan, now offers Invisalign Teen, an orthodontic treatment that is designed just for teens. According to research, healthy dental habits start early, but orthodontic problems can interfere with dental hygiene and cause abnormal stress on both teeth and jaw joints. Treating orthodontic problems in teens can help prevent many common dental problems and help protect their teeth for healthier...

2014-09-15 08:30:12

Kids Head Back to School with a Healthy Smile NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Colgate is proud to introduce its first line of kids' mouthwashes, expanding on its portfolio of toothpastes and toothbrushes designed specifically for kids. The new Colgate® Kids Mouthwash is an anti-cavity fluoride rinse that helps strengthen enamel and cleans the whole mouth, swishing away particles brushing may miss. The new Colgate® Kids Mouthwash helps make it easy for parents to develop a...

2014-09-14 23:00:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, B Lite, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Proper oral care requires about two minutes of brushing, so an inventor from Butte, Mont., found a way to teach children to brush their teeth for this long. The patent-pending B LITE toothbrush encourages an effective brushing habit by ensuring that he or she brushes for a full two minutes without overbrushing, eliminating guesswork and promoting...

2014-09-12 23:05:41

Main Street Dental Team (http://www.MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing the reasons why the dental hygienist is a key player in dental health. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Main Street Dental Team (http://www.MainStreetDentalTeam.com), Unionville’s first full-time dental clinic, is announcing the reasons why the dental hygienist is a key player in dental health. “Providing dental services in Markham, Main Street Dental recognize the...

2014-09-12 23:05:39

Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is acknowledging the efforts of the Indian Dental Association’s joint effort with the Indian Cooperative Oncology Network and Bicon Oncotherapeutics to conduct national oral cancer screenings. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Princeview Dental (http://www.PrinceviewDental.com), one of Etobicoke’s premier dental clinics, is acknowledging the efforts of the Indian Dental...

2014-09-11 23:02:26

CLEARsmile, a new complete oral hygiene device designed to replace the toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouth rinse and tooth whitening systems, has launched its new Kickstarter campaign. Founded by Dr. Igor Reizenson, a dentist in the industry for over ten years, the device will effectively clean mouths while being small, easy to transport and simple to use. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 CLEARsmile is excited to announce that its new Kickstarter campaign has reached its goal of...

2014-09-09 12:29:24

The only Chlorhexidine Gluconate/alcohol solution that has received market authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) intended for use to disinfect needleless access sites prior to use. ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, manufacturer of market-leading infection prevention products and solutions, announced the introduction of Prevantics(® )Device Swab, the only Chlorhexidine Gluconate/alcohol solution that has received market authorization from the...

2014-09-09 08:32:49

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Kicks Off Annual Smile for Picture Day(TM) with Actress, Best-Selling Author, and Education Advocate Danica McKellar to Promote Healthy Habits this School Year NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the new school year kicks off, parents across the country are helping their kids excel in the classroom by caring for their smiles. A majority of parents believe a healthy smile can contribute to academic success - 83 percent recognize that...


Latest Oral hygiene Reference Libraries

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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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