Essays Tagged: "cavities"

Fluoridation of municiple water supplies, the risks and benefits

wn sugars and carbohydrates from the diet. Repeated acid attacks break down the tooth, which causes cavities. Fluoride also acts to repair areas in which acid attacks have already begun. The remineral ... ed with fluoridated water can count on an up to 40- to 50-percent reduction in the number of dental cavities they would have experienced without fluoridation. Fluoridation is an extremely cost-effecti ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Management techniques for the red-cocked woodpecker

gencies, wildlife managers attempt to accurately assess species abundance, alter woodpecker nesting cavities, and construct nest sites in an effort to enhance red-cockaded woodpecker habitat on limite ... al., 1991; Jackson et al., 1986; Rossell and Gorsira, 1996). Red-cockaded woodpecker clans excavate cavities in living pines, and have established a living and foraging routine in conjunction with the ...

(9 pages) 47 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Photonic bonds

eriodic length scales. Many exciting applications have been proposed for these materials, including cavities for thresholdless lasing, planar waveguiding, and photon localization. Our group's efforts ... cale features in semiconductor materials we have been able to realize this goal. By forming optical cavities in which light is trapped within modal volumes approaching the theoretical limit of a cubic ...

(13 pages) 64 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Fluorides.

FluoridesIn the past, cavities used to be the usual and frequent cause of a toothache or the loss of a tooth. Now cavities ...

(12 pages) 69 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Birds: Their Habits and Behaviour

The skin of birds are dry.7. They have light bodies.(As their bones are hollow and have air cavities.)8. Their hearts have 4 chambers.9. They are homothermous animals.10. ... organ called gizzard in theirStomach.11. The lungs of birds are spongy compact and have air cavities in them.12. They excrete semisolid waste in form of uric acid.13. Their syr ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Anatomy: The metacarpophalangeal joint a.k.a. the knuckle

a condylar joint that is formed by the reception of the round heads of the metacarpals into shallow cavities at the proximal ends of the first phalanges. The thumb is an exception and resembles more o ...

(11 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Plaque

the dental plaque and form a hard deposit called calculus.Tooth decay is the disease also known as cavities or caries. Tooth decay is the result of the reaction between dental plaque and the deposits ... which feed on the sugars in foods, and lactobacilli, which plays a lesser roll in the formation of cavities in the pit and fissure areas of the tooth. These bacteria digest the sugars left in the mou ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Persuasive

re cherish and love, turns out as one of the worst holiday. Every year, this holiday have furthered cavities from sweets, promoted unhealthy diets, and advanced littering. Due to these reasons, the No ... candies should be banned from the market on the Valentines Day.Because the chocolates cause so many cavities, it should be banned from the store for at least a day. Examples of these sweet chocolates ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

English Speech C/w Signs

ower tools, be warned, today is not the day to try to save on your dental bills by filling your own cavities! How often do we obsessively rummage through the leaves of a trashy magazine or tabloid new ...

(4 pages) 324 0 0.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cystic fibrosis

lungs and digestive systems. This mucus replaces healthy tissue with fibrous scars and fluid-filed cavities called cysts. Mucus builds up and clogs the breathing passages and the pancreas, an organ t ...

(7 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Northern Spotted Owl Versus Loggers

ly on these old growth forests because they provide cool, damp conditions, with plenty of holes and cavities to roost in. The forests structures and content is also valuable to the lumber companies. L ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Persuasive Paper

e, cherish and love, turns out as one of the worst holidays. Every year, this holiday has furthered cavities from sweets, It promoted unhealthy diets, and more littering. Due to these reasons, the Too ... candies should be banned from the store on the Valentines Day.Because the chocolates cause so many cavities, it should be banned from the store for at least a day. Examples of these sweet chocolates ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Kiss

ng its way around us. The frostiness swept inside me, chilling my nose and lungs; invading the warm cavities of my body. I drew up my knees, helplessly trying to force out the cold.Then, I felt warmne ...

(2 pages) 379 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Scientists claim that water = H2O. Suppose that a neuroscientist claimed that pain = the firing of c-fibres. How would a functionalist argue against the neuroscientist's claim?

, lacking c-fibres that when pinched, still writhes and groans as a reaction to the inflammation of cavities on his feet. Lewis states that we cannot doubt that this Martian is in pain, though identit ...

(4 pages) 765 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy