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Dakosaurus maximus tooth fossil
2014-05-30 03:05:44

University of Edinburgh A fossilized tooth belonging to a fearsome marine predator has been recorded as the largest of its kind found in the UK, following its recent discovery. A team of paleontologists have verified the tooth, which was found near Chesil Beach in Dorset, as belonging to a prehistoric relative of modern crocodiles known as Dakosaurus maximus. The tooth, which has a broken tip, is approximately 5.5 cm long. Rare find Researchers and curators from University of...

2014-05-29 23:01:13

Patients of Dr. Justin Bordlemay can now enjoy the benefits of a minimally invasive treatment for periodontal disease, the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®). Patients who visit Dr. Bordlemay for LANAP® in Richmond Hill, GA, typically experience less bleeding, discomfort, and healing time than patients who undergo conventional gum surgery. Richmond Hill, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Dr. Justin Bordlemay now offers his patients an alternative to gum surgery, the Laser...

light and stem cells repair teeth
2014-05-29 10:12:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers led by a team from Harvard University have successfully used a low-power laser to stimulate stem cell differentiation within the body, according to a study published on Wednesday by Science Translational Medicine. [ Watch the Video: What Are Stem Cells? ] The study team used a laser to stimulate dental stem cells and cause them to form dentin – the hard tissue that makes up the majority of a tooth. The study was also...

2014-05-28 23:09:37

Dr. Kevin Sands announces he is now offering a special on dental implants. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Beverly Hills dental implants expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, today announces that he is now offering a promotion on dental implants. Dental implants have become the preferred option for replacing teeth because they replace the roots of teeth in addition to the crowns. Because of this, dental implants prevent jaw bone resorption and its complications, which include tooth shifting,...

2014-05-28 23:07:53

Dr. Choroomi is now offering complimentary consultations for patients interested in dental implants. Agoura Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Agoura Hills dentist, Dr. Amir Choroomi, is now offering complimentary consultations for dental implants. Dental implants have revolutionized the world of dentistry. In the past, the loss of one tooth could set off a chain reaction that ended with the loss of many teeth and declining dental health. Dentists today are able to preserve the function of a...

2014-05-28 23:06:53

DentalImplantsDrs.com now helps patients locate implants dentists in their areas. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Los Angeles dental implants doctors at DentalImplantsDrs.com now help area patients find the right dental implant dentist for their needs. Dental implants are artificial roots that are used to support prosthetic teeth, bridges or dentures. They can be excellent choices for patients who have lost one tooth or many teeth due to dental trauma, tooth decay or periodontal...

2014-05-28 23:01:01

Local residents interested in dental implants in Winter Park, FL can trust Drs. Richard Chace, Jr., Rodney F. Horvat, and Scott G. Cohen to give them a renewed opportunity of receiving All-on-4® implants to replacing missing teeth, attaining a new smile in a fraction of the time and with less impact and damage to surrounding tissue. The All-on-4® is a prosthesis that combines elements of both implants and dentures to deliver a highly stable and aesthetically pleasing solution for...

2014-05-28 20:22:34

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles dental implant expert, Dr. Kevin Sands, is currently offering a special promotion on dental implants. Few dental health problems can have as far-reaching effects as tooth loss can. When teeth are lost due to gum disease, dental trauma, decay or infection, patients can develop misalignments that interfere with the normal, healthy function of their smiles. As a result, they may be more susceptible to tooth decay, gum disease,...

2014-05-27 12:30:57

LOS ANGELES, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles dentist at Wilshire Smile Studio is now offering laser dentistry treatments. Laser dentistry has numerous applications and can allow for a gentler, more comfortable, highly effective treatment option for many areas of dentistry. The Los Angeles laser dentistry expert at Wilshire Smile Studio works closely with patients to determine if they are candidates for laser dentistry. Laser technology allows the Los Angeles dental...

2014-05-26 23:04:21

Local residents who want to save money on dental implants in Annandale can now receive the All-on-4™ technique as an affordable way to replace missing teeth. Dr. William Dougherty is pleased to make this effective and less expensive treatment option available to patients who need to keep their dental costs as low as possible. Annandale, VA (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Dr. William Dougherty is announces the availability of an effective treatment method, using dental implants in Annandale to...

Latest Tooth Reference Libraries

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...

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
  • 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.