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2014-08-13 12:28:56

Back in July, Dr. Anita Milici from Matarazzo & Milici Group promoted the importance of oral health to the Philadelphia residents who participated in the Navy Yard 5K PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Matarazzo and Milici Dental Group want Philadelphia area residents to understand how oral hygiene can be good not just for patients' teeth, but for their overall health. To do that, Dr. Milici stationed a table at the 5k to provide educational material and oral hygiene...

2014-08-12 23:08:28

Calling attention to a report in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Woodland Hills dental experts Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad urge diabetics to receive regular dental care. Other reports have shown that those with diabetes are two to three times more likely to develop gum disease than those without diabetes. WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Calling attention to a report in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine,...

2014-08-12 23:04:25

Introducing a new line of dental chews guaranteed by Pets Prefer®. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pets Prefer® announces the addition of KaNoodles® dental hygiene chews for dogs to its line of trusted pet nutrition supplements. KaNoodles’ patented shape provide a better cleaning by reaching to the base of each tooth to remove plaque and tartar build up. This pasta-based chew made with wholesome grains is easy to digest and supports both oral health and the immune...

2014-08-11 12:28:04

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills periodontist, Dr. Sharyar Baradaran, is now offering gummy smile treatments in his comprehensive suite of periodontal solutions. Periodontal treatments are often necessary in the presence of periodontal, or gum, disease, but even healthy gums can have cosmetic defects that detract from their appearance. Gummy smile correction procedures such as those offered by Dr. Baradaran can allow patients to improve their smiles using...

2014-08-06 23:11:37

A revolutionary improvement to the treatment of gum tissue recession has been developed that does not require surgery in the palate, is done through a tiny pinhole, and requires no sutures. This new procedure is being provided by Kenneth A. Peavy, D.M.D. M.H.S., a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Winston-Salem, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Gum recession is one of the most common dental problems and can lead to pain, poor esthetics, cavities, and tooth loss,...

2014-08-06 23:11:36

No scalpel incisions, no stitches, and great results are all features of the FDA approved Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) being provided by Kenneth A. Peavy, D.M.D., M.H.S., a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Peavy is celebrating his 25th year in practice and his fourth year providing the new laser alternative to treat gum disease. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 While gum disease is one of the most common infections in the world and can...

2014-08-05 23:12:59

The LANAP® procedure overcomes obstacles associated with traditional gum surgery. Dr. Alan Farber, with Long Island periodontist offices in Medford, NY and Hauppauge, NY, uses this laser surgery to provide the best gum disease treatment results by restoring gum health and bone density in the jaw. NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The LANAP® laser, guided by certified Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan Farber, allows him to treat the periodontal pocket by taking out the infected or...

2014-08-02 23:02:48

Midtown Dentistry in Houston is currently urging women to look after their oral health, especially during pregnancy, menstruation, and the menopause. Hormonal changes at these times increase the risk of gum disease, a potentially serious condition that can affect general health and for pregnant women the health of their unborn child. (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Although most people are aware of the need to take care of their teeth and gums, it is particularly important for women. Changes to...

2014-07-30 23:02:09

Dr. Shanelec, renowned for his innovations in periodontal microsurgery recently attended the Chao Pinhole Academy course for the minimally invasive treatment of gum recession, along with 42 doctors from around the world. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Over 630 doctors worldwide are now certified to perform the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique®, the revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for gum recession. Santa Barbara, CA periodontist Dr. Dennis Shanelec, considered by...

2014-07-29 23:07:22

Dr. Alex Farnoosh, gummy smile surgeon, now offers gummy smile and dark gums treatments to patients who are dissatisfied with their smiles. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Gummy smile surgeon, Dr. Alex Farnoosh, now offers gummy smile and dark gums treatments that can enhance and perfect gummy smiles and dark gums. The most attractive smiles have a balanced appearance that displays the teeth to their best advantage. Some smiles display a larger than normal amount of gum tissue or...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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