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2014-10-30 23:18:10

The dentists at Verde Pointe Dental Associates announce the the 2014 Breast Cancer Pink Diamond Clean Sonicare toothbrush winners. Each will be awarded the toothbrush as a grand finale to Cancer Awareness Month. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Marietta Dentists, Kirk Kimmerling DDS, Suzanna Aguilera DMD and Garrick McGrath DMD have announced the winners of the 2014 Breast Cancer Pink Diamond Clean Sonicare Toothbrush Giveaway. The winners; Geralyn Chabucos and MaryAnn...

2014-10-29 16:26:35

National Brush Day is November 1 ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Halloween is around the corner, which for many children can mean a stockpile of sweets that put them at risk for cavities. To reinforce good oral health on National Brush Day (Nov. 1), the Georgia Dental Association offers the following tips to keep teeth healthy this Halloween. "Visiting your dentist twice a year and brushing teeth twice daily are great preventive measures, but what you eat can also make a...

2014-10-27 12:30:56

BasicBites Contain Breakthrough Technology Developed at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine ROSLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Halloween nears, children will once again flood the streets in pursuit of sugary treats. Yet, as they rejoice with satisfaction, these sugary confections can disrupt their oral equilibrium. "Trick or Treating" can be a thrill for kids, but a scary thought for parents worried about their children's teeth. New BasicBites(TM)...

2014-10-26 23:00:30

The National Rural Health Alliance has raised the alarm about dwindling numbers of dental practitioners in outback communities, resulting in more people suffering from dental diseases. A concerned Port Melbourne dentist has responded by proactively educating people on preventative dental care. Port Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 A recently published article on 7 September 2014 by news.com.au entitled “Dental Shortage in Rural Australia Sees People Remove Own Teeth” has...

2014-10-26 23:00:15

Patients looking for a dentist near Ballantyne in South Charlotte can now visit Dr. James Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry, who is now accepting new patients in honor of Dental Hygiene Month. Dr. Wells specializes in same day crown service which minimizes patients’ pain and maximizes their results. Charlotte,NC (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 As Americans increase their consumption of sugary sweets during the holiday season the potential for cavities and chipping a tooth also increases,...

2014-10-24 23:06:27

Goodwell’s campaign aims to develop a smarter, sustainable toothbrush. This modern dental toolkit will be high quality, open-source, upgradable, with an optional oral hygiene habit tracker. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 From now until Nov. 25, Goodwell will be running a crowdfunding campaign to develop the world’s first sustainable, open-sourced toothbrush. Hosted on Crowd Supply, the campaign’s goal is $12,500, and if successful, the first 100 backers will be guaranteed...

2014-10-24 12:25:52

Breakthrough Soft Chews Help Maintain Healthy Teeth and Support a Balanced Oral pH ROSLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortek Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that BasicBites(TM) are the official oral care product of the New York Islanders professional hockey club. BasicBites are breakthrough chocolate flavored sugar-free soft chews that help maintain healthy teeth and support a balanced oral pH. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154256 Today's...

2014-10-22 12:30:18

DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report The "Single Tooth Implants and Dental Bridges Market by Product (Single Tooth Implants, Dental Bridges), by Type (3-unit, 4-unit, Maryland, Cantilever, Partial), by Material (PFM, All Ceramics and Metal Alloys) - Global Forecasts to 2019", published by marketsandmarkets, analyzes and studies major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the...

2014-10-17 12:29:47

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agoura Hills dentist, Dr. Amir Choroomi, is now offering a special promotion on dental implants. Dental implants are the standard in tooth replacement and are appropriate for most dental patients who are missing teeth. They are the closest restoration to natural teeth and can be used with a variety of different restorations. The special treatment price is just $1,695, and this pricing includes not only the implant itself, which acts as the...

2014-10-15 23:03:33

Keep dentists happy by remembering to change toothbrushes monthly with 13 Clean NYACK, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 ToiletTree Products’ new toothbrush, 13 Clean, offers an easy way to keep track of toothbrushes’ ages and remind users when it’s time to replace old toothbrushes. The toothbrush consists of one starter head and 12 replaceable heads that are each clearly marked with a month of the year so that the user always knows their toothbrush is fresh. 13 Clean is now funding on...


Latest Tooth Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.