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2014-04-15 14:45:09

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled "Rare Bone Diseases and Their Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Manifestations." The complete review by researchers Sunday O. Akintoye, Andrea B. Burke, Alison M. Boyce, Michael Collins, Brian L. Foster, Rachel I. Gafni, Janice S. Lee, Mary Scott Ramnitz, Martha J. Somerman and J. Timothy Wright is published in the OnlineFirst portion of the IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research (JDR)....

2014-04-13 23:01:48

Dental caries, or cavities, have reached epidemic levels in the United States and become the most chronic disease for people five to 17 years of age. Dr. Todd McCracken, a Denton, TX dentist, now offers an innovative new screening test that predicts a patient’s risk for developing a dental cavity. Denton, TX (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Dr. McCracken recognizes a need for change when it comes to cavities, and is now offering a specialized new screening test to help access a patient’s...

2014-04-11 08:25:02

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, compares dental implants to bridges as more patients consider the latter option for replacing missing teeth. Although dental bridges offer permanent tooth replacement, they do not replace the roots of teeth as dental implants do. Dental bridges also include hardware above the gum line, complicating daily dental hygiene and increasing risks of future oral health problems. For these reasons,...

2014-04-10 11:17:19

Should dental health now be considered a marker of coronary heart disease? Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study reported today. More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health, with results showing that indicators of periodontal disease (fewer remaining teeth, gum bleeding) were common in this patient group and associated...

2014-04-08 23:30:23

Dr. Ronald Receveur is now offering zirconium crowns among his New Albany and Louisville cosmetic dentistry services. Because so much information (and misinformation) is available to the public, Dr. Receveur wants to provide correct information to anyone looking for New Albany aesthetic dentistry. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur is now offering zirconium crowns among his New Albany and Louisville cosmetic dentistry services. “Zirconia, which is also known as...

2014-04-07 23:00:29

When placing dental implants in Jacksonville, Dr. Walter Wood utilizes one of the newest technological viewing procedures. Cone beam technology assists Dr. Wood to view the dental anatomy of his patients more precisely, thus allowing for a more accurate method to replace missing teeth. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Dr. Walter Wood now utilizes the latest cone beam imaging technology to aid with dental implants in Jacksonville. Cone beam imaging is a more accurate imaging method...

2014-04-06 23:01:44

Periodontist Dr. Adam Weaver now offers Teeth-in-a-Day dental implants in Greenwood Village. In only one office visit, Dr. Weaver can now replace missing teeth with this timesaving dental implant procedure. Greenwood Village, CO (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Dr. Adam Weaver believes that cosmetic dentistry and dental implants in Greenwood Village should be available to fit every patient’s schedule, whether busy or laid back. Utilizing the Teeth-in-a-Day dental implant procedure allows Dr....

2014-04-05 23:03:05

Dr. Kaz Zymantas is now offering laser gum surgery in Naperville, IL for those patients suffering with gum disease symptoms. The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is a type of laser gum surgery that can both treat gum disease and help prevent bone loss. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Dr. Zymantas treats patients suffering with gum disease symptoms with laser gum surgery in the Naperville, IL area. Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, or LANAP, utilizes an FDA...

2014-04-04 23:25:49

TM Prosthodontics, a dentist in Miami FL, is offering ways to align and brighten smiles using porcelain veneers. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Porcelain veneers are routinely used to fix discolored teeth caused by root canal treatment, stains from excessive fluoride or other causes, or the presence of large resin fillings that have caused discoloration. Worn down, chipped, misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped or gapped teeth can all be treated with porcelain veneers. TM...

2014-04-04 23:01:51

During Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Herald Square Dental & The Denture Center is partnering with the American Oral Cancer Foundation for an Open House on 4/30/14 and offering oral cancer screenings at a reduced cost during the entire month of April 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 This year for Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Herald Square Dental is partnering with the Oral Cancer Foundation for an Open House offering complimentary oral cancer screenings on Wednesday, April...


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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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