Latest Tooth Stories
Most people are comfortable with plastic in their food containers, their trashcans or even in their hair brushes, but what about their toothpaste?
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
Hawthorne dentist, Dr.
WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept.
CLEARsmile, a new complete oral hygiene device designed to replace the toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouth rinse and tooth whitening systems, has launched its new
Arthur Glosman DDS now using Invisalign® teeth aligners as a cost-effective, comfortable, and subtle alternative to metal braces
Coast Dental teamed up with the Smile Angel Foundation, Hope for North Brevard, Inc., The Kiwanis Club of Titusville, and other groups to improve the oral health and well-being of families in
CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A survey of 2,088 U.S.
Solid-head power toothbrushes retain less bacteria compared to hollow-head toothbrushes, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry.
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...
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....
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.