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2014-04-15 23:09:50

Grush (Game-brush) Visualizes Tooth Brushing and Makes It a Fun Game for Kids San Francisco, California (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Tooth brushing is often viewed by children as an unpleasant chore. Parents have to spend a lot of time supervising their child’s brushing. There is a ‘battle in the bathroom’ over daily tooth brushing. Grush, Inc. has solved this problem by launching the connected gaming toothbrush to transform boring tooth brushing into a fun game for kids. April 3rd,...

2014-03-31 23:23:58

Awareness campaign sheds light on the importance of the oral healthcare routine, in light of the poor statistics concerning the state of oral health in the U.S. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Mediaplanet announces the launch of “Oral Health Awareness”, a cross-platform campaign distributed today as an 8-page print publication within The San Francisco Chronicle, and digitally across a network of online platforms, reaching over 3 million readers. Poor oral health is quickly...

2014-03-28 16:22:11

Five Tips to Prevent Facial Injuries with Simple Sports Safety Precautions ROSEMONT, Ill., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five of the nation's top dental associations want to remind young athletes to play it safe by wearing a mouth guard during recreational and organized sports this spring. Research estimates that about 2 percent of all children or adolescents who participate in sports eventually will suffer a facial injury severe enough to require medical attention[1]....

2014-03-21 23:27:28

Sedation Dentists of the Year Announced: DOCS Education’s judging panel selects Dr. Richard Gesker and Dr. Linda Blann. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 A general dentist who treats children at a nonprofit center that serves immigrants and a pediatric dental specialist who works with the handicapped have been named co-recipients of the 2014 DOCS Education Sedation Dentist of the Year Award. The annual honor recognizes dentists who exhibit outstanding commitment to safety and...

2014-03-11 23:25:14

Dr. Bradley Matthew of South Bay Smiles reminds patients about the importance of dental exams in preventing tooth decay in response to recent cavity study. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Westchester cosmetic dentist Bradley Matthew, DDS, FICOI, recently commented on a study which suggests that the bacteria which causes cavities, one of the most common issues that plagues the teeth, can in fact be transferred between individuals, most commonly between mother and child. Cavities are...

2014-03-11 23:00:38

Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry now provides general dentistry in central North Carolina. Johnston County (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry now provides general dentistry in central North Carolina. They offer a wide range of dental services and procedures throughout all 9 locations including veneers, Invisalign®, implants, dentures, sedation, ZOOM® teeth whitening and much more. The complete range of cosmetic dentistry services at Riccobene...

2014-03-06 12:27:43

Top Pediatric Dentist in New York, Dr. Barry L. Jacobson, says that regardless of whether a baby is bottle-fed or breastfed, oral care should start early in children. NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are some people who believe that there is a link between breastfeeding and tooth decay, according to Dr. Barry L. Jacobson, DMD, FAAPD, (www.949pediatricdentistry.com), a leader in New York pediatric dentistry. Although there is hard evidence that bottle feeding can...

2014-02-28 23:31:53

Juliano Family Dental emphasizes when a baby loses his or her tooth too early, permanent teeth may drift in and make it hard for the other permanent teeth to find room. This will cause an overcrowding which makes teeth crooked. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Many parents think that dental hygiene isn’t too important for their babies and toddlers. This is because many think that their baby teeth will fall out eventually and permanent teeth will take their place. However,...

2014-02-19 08:29:52

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoodMouth is pleased to announce that Dr. Joel Berg, Dean of University of Washington School of Dentistry, has joined its Advisory Board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/NY67439LOGO) "Our Advisory Board supports GoodMouth's goal of delivering exceptional subscriber experiences by bringing together highly resourceful and innovative experts. We are honored to be in a position to learn from Dr. Berg's vast experience as a...

2014-02-07 12:23:37

Kool Smiles Offers Resources to Families and Teachers during Children's Dental Health Month ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of February as National Children's Dental Health Month, Kool Smiles - a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities nationwide - today announced the launch of an online education campaign to promote good dental health among children, families, schools, and communities. Noting the release of a new study from the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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