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2014-07-08 23:06:50

Dr. Afar, Los Angeles periodontist, announces his offering of consultations for periodontal disease treatment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Los Angeles periodontist, Dr. Bijan Afar, today announces that he now offers consultations for periodontal disease treatment. Periodontal disease, a common cause of tooth loss that has been linked to heart disease risk, affects millions of Americans without their awareness. While early treatment can reverse the disease, professional screening...

2014-07-07 23:04:14

Dr. Baradaran, Beverly Hills periodontist, now offers crown lengthening for qualifying patients. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Beverly Hills periodontist, Dr. Sharyar Baradaran, is now offering crown lengthening. Crown lengthening is a procedure with functional, restorative and cosmetic benefits. Patients who have gummy smiles, decay below the gum line or severely damaged teeth may benefit from crown lengthening procedures. The crown is the part of the tooth that extends above...

2014-07-07 08:28:31

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gummy smile surgeon Dr. Alex Farnoosh offers treatments to correct gummy smiles. Gummy smiles are a common cosmetic concern that can be associated with a variety of factors, including hyperactive lip muscles or an overgrowth of gum tissue. Dr. Farnoosh has specialized in periodontics, or the branch of dentistry concerned with the gums and the supporting structures of the teeth, for more than 25 years. His primary focus is on cosmetic...

2014-07-03 23:06:06

Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam of CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy was invited to Syfac to present on soft tissue applications of Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin for treating gum recession. Brentwood, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients suffering from gum disease often develop gum recession, wherein the gum tissue pulls away, exposing more of the tooth and tooth root. Gum recession can cause sensitivity to hot and cold food and liquid, and also makes the patient self-conscious...

2014-07-02 23:12:07

North York Dental understands that visiting the dentist is, for many patients, a stressful, anxiety-ridden time and the more they know the more relaxed they will be. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 While some are afraid of the pain that is often (incorrectly) associated with all visits to the dentist, others are anxious because they don’t understand the procedures that well. To help put his patients more at ease and educate them about what will happen during their procedures, Dr. Eli...

2014-07-01 23:05:07

In case of an emergency tooth extraction, patients can now turn to a Los Angeles emergency dentist at LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net for treatment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Emergency dentists at LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net today announce that they now offer dental treatments for patients looking for emergency tooth extraction. When patients suffer accidents or sudden problems from existing dental problems, they can visit their Los Angeles emergency dentist for procedures...

2014-06-30 23:17:22

Board-certified Brentwood periodontists Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam and Dr. Alina Krivitsky of the CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy comment on Columbia University study that found that aggressive periodontitis cases are often diagnosed after irreversible damage has already occurred. Brentwood, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 A recent Columbia University study endeavored to find a way to classify periodontal or gum disease based on the gene expression of the affected gum tissue....

2014-06-28 13:23:32

University of Sydney A simple non-surgical gum disease treatment markedly reduces the thickness of the wall of the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease, according to a first of its kind study among Aboriginal Australians. The study findings may be of particular importance to Aboriginal Australians, who in general have poorer oral health and higher rates of cardiovascular disease. Published in the latest issue of Hypertension, the study reports a significant decline in...

2014-06-25 23:06:37

Patients who wish to get their teeth whitened during the month of June can now do so at no charge, thanks to Hollywood dentist, Dr. Ghasri. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Hollywood dentist, Dr. Poneh Ghasri, today announces that she is offering a summer teeth whitening special. During this promotion, patients can visit her office for a complimentary teeth whitening session worth $400. The special expires June 30, 2014, giving patients plenty of time to get their teeth sparkling in...

2014-06-23 12:28:25

TAMPA, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Dental Partners Group (DDPG), a leading dental services organization (DSO), announced today results from its recently concluded first annual Dental Hygienist Symposium in Tampa, Fla. The DDPG Symposium attracted nearly 90 hygienists from across the company for three days to stress the conference's theme, "Lifetime Partnership...for Lifetime Care." "The opportunity to bring all of DDPG's hygienists together was extremely exciting...


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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