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Tooth Buried In Bone Shows Prehistoric Predators Tangled Across Land, Sea

Rosaire Bushey, Virginia Tech About 210 million years ago when the supercontinent of Pangea was starting to break up and dog-sized dinosaurs were hiding from nearly everything, entirely different kinds of reptiles called phytosaurs and...

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2014-09-29 16:26:04

ROSLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortek Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that Shannon M. Nanne, RDH has joined Ortek as Director of Professional Relations for BasicBites(TM), the company's breakthrough oral care product. Ms. Nanne, with over a decade of experience managing professional education for major oral care companies, has been practicing dental hygiene since 1994 when she graduated from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. She has...

2014-09-26 12:25:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glendale laser teeth whitening expert, Dr. Martine Martirosyan and Pacific Dental Care are now offering a special promotion for Zoom whitening that makes it more affordable than ever. Zoom Whitening is a one-hour laser-assisted whitening treatment that dramatically lightens the color of teeth by bleaching stains even deep inside the structure of the tooth. For a limited time, patients can take advantage of this offer, which reduces the price...

2014-09-25 23:12:18

Louisville All-on-4 dental implants expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is warning the public that it is not only foods that can damage their teeth, but drinks as well. The New Albany cosmetic dentist offers four tips on drinks that can damage teeth. NEW ALBANY, IN (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Louisville All-on-4 dental implants expert Dr. Ronald Receveur is warning the public that it is not only foods that can damage their teeth, but drinks as well. The New Albany cosmetic dentist said the effects...

2014-09-25 23:04:32

Nearly seven of 10 Americans (69 percent) brush their teeth at least twice a day, according to the Delta Dental survey. However, that means more than 30 percent of Americans aren’t brushing enough OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Most Americans do it twice a day – once at bedtime and once after getting up in the morning – for an average of one minute and fifty-two seconds. These are some of the findings on tooth brushing from the Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-Being...

2014-09-24 23:01:46

Patients can now get dental crowns for $699 in just one visit. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Restore Dental provides their patients with excellent service, cutting edge technology, and the healthier smiles they deserve at a rate they can afford. Restore Dental is currently offering dental crowns for just $699, a price well below the national average. In just one visit, Restore Dental can restore patients' damaged teeth using the finest materials in the world and CEREC...

2014-09-20 23:01:50

Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells says enjoy your coffee and wine along with good dental hygiene. New study reports coffee and wine are good for oral health. (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Traditionally dentists have advised their patients against drinking coffee and wine. Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry is re-visiting that advice and changing his stance after considering two recent studies on the effects that coffee and wine have on oral health. “There’s good news and great...

2014-09-19 12:25:55

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, now offers a natural-looking solution for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants offer the most accurate replacement of missing teeth in terms of appearance as well as function and, with proper care, can last for life. A variety of benefits related to oral health and protection from cosmetic facial issues are also included when patients receive dental implants. Total absence of hardware above...

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2014-09-19 05:30:07

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, chiefly used for plastic bags, food containers, and other packaging.” In other words, polyethylene is plastic. Most people are comfortable with plastic in their food containers, their trashcans or even in their hair brushes, but not many would...

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...

2014-09-15 23:07:00

Hawthorne dentist, Dr. Yashari, is now offering a special on dental implants that will look natural, and if the implants are properly maintained, they will last a lifetime. Hawthorne, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Hawthorne dentist, Dr. S. Yashari, is now offering special pricing on dental implants. Although now considered the standard in tooth replacement options, dental implants may also be one of the oldest dental restorations. The recently discovered remains of an Iron Age Celtic...


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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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2009-10-16 17:56:55

Heterodontosaurus, meaning "different toothed lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Jurassic Period of what is now South Africa. The type species, H. tucki, was found in the Upper Elliot Formation of the Hettangian age (199 to 196 million years ago). Two species are known. This herbivorous dinosaur ate mostly plants despite having canines. It was a small ornithischian reaching a total length of 3 feet. It had a long, narrow pelvic bone which was like more advanced ornithischians....

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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'