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2014-05-09 08:26:38

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, is now offering full mouth implants. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that can be used to support prosthetic teeth and create a sturdy, natural-looking restoration. They are considered healthier than other types of restorations and are a great choice for most people who are missing one or more teeth. Single tooth dental implants are often used when just one tooth is...

2014-05-08 23:06:29

Thanks to a generous donation of over 100,000 toothbrushes from SmileMakers to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), at-risk youth will receive the tools they need to protect their smile. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Thanks to a generous donation of over 100,000 toothbrushes from SmileMakers to National Children’s Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF), at-risk youth will receive the tools they need to protect their smile. Valued over $48,000, the toothbrushes will be...

2014-05-07 23:06:47

Gum disease, afflicting 50 percent of American adults, is the primary cause of tooth loss in this country. PeriodonticsLosAngeles.com is now providing information about different types of periodontal disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Los Angeles periodontist at PeriodonticsLosAngeles.com now offers patients information about available periodontal treatments. According to the CDC, gum disease affects more than half of all American adults over 35 and is responsible for most...

2014-05-07 08:33:57

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark studies discover critical differences between dog and human plaque and explain why dogs are more prone to gum disease than tooth decay Results from two landmark studies that shed light on the bacteria associated with oral health in dogs were presented to the British Veterinary Dental Association (BVDA) in London, UK this month. The studies, conducted by the WALTHAM(R) Centre for Pet Nutrition in conjunction...

Connecting Genes To Hominin Teeth Shows Evidence Of Natural Selection
2014-05-06 03:18:44

Duke University Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives and forebears. A new study, published May 5 in the Journal of Human Evolution, offers insight into how evolution shaped our teeth, one gene at a time. By comparing the human genome with those of five other primate species, a team of geneticists and evolutionary anthropologists at Duke University has identified two...

2014-05-05 23:06:33

LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net now assists LA residents in finding their closest emergency dentist in their area. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The right emergency dentist in Los Angeles can treat dental emergencies when they develop and provide immediate toothache relief, restore broken or fractured teeth and preserve the function of avulsed teeth with emergency dental implants. Dental emergencies tend to happen when they are least expected. LosAngelesEmergencyDentist.net can now...

2014-05-03 23:02:00

Dr. Richard Goldin now utilizes digital x-rays to guarantee accuracy and optimal results during procedures such as tooth replacement. Patients who need dental implants in Vienna can especially benefit from this technology, which minimizes the minor risks associated with traditional x-rays and implant placement. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 Patients who visit Dr. Richard Goldin to receive dental implants in Vienna can now enjoy the benefits of digital x-rays, which provide Dr. Goldin...

2014-05-01 23:15:25

Dental office in Miami announces new porcelain crowns for tooth restoration that are virtually undetectable. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Dental crowns are versatile restorations used to rebuild many different aspects of the teeth. A dental crown can prevent further harm to a tooth in a variety of situations, such as when a tooth is fractured, has broken into segments, is severely decayed, requires root canal therapy, has become severely worn, or when dental filling damages the tooth or...

Faster Dental Treatment With New Dental Filling Material
2014-05-01 03:46:56

Vienna University of Technology A new dental filling material, developed at the Vienna University of Technology, is easier to harden. It makes dental treatment faster and easier. In modern dentistry, amalgam fillings have become unpopular. Instead, white composite materials are more commonly used, which at first glance can hardly be distinguished from the tooth. The majority of these composites are based on photoactive materials that harden when they are exposed to light. But as the...

2014-04-30 23:05:47

About two-thirds of the population will require removal of their wisdom teeth at some point in their life, and having a consultation is the first step to determining the best plan for maximized dental health. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 About two-thirds of the population will require removal of their wisdom teeth at some point in their life, and having a consultation is the first step to determining the best plan for maximized dental health. Generally, wisdom teeth try...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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