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11 months ago

Looking For Good And Reliable UK Dentists? by Thomas Sebastein

eDentics is the most comprehensive UK dentist directory with over 8,000 UK dentists, UK orthodontists, and UK cosmetic dentists listed, many with UK dentist reviews and ratings by patients. Our service is absolutely free!

As there are so many UK dentists, eDentics recognizes the difficulty in finding good and reliable UK dentists, UK orthodontists and UK cosmetic dentists who are experts in their fields. This is why we aim to maintain the most comprehensive UK dentist directory to provide you with UK dentist reviews from REAL patients. You should never trust testimonials on dentist websites!

There may be fifty dentists in your local area all offering similar services and p

11 months ago

Cure a Toothache without Dentistry



This remedy is NOT for cavities, but for teeth that have become painful because they are infected.

Sadly, its likely that every tooth that you have ever had filled will, in the next two or three decades, become infected, begin to die, and require a root canal.

Many people feel that it is dangerous to leave an infected tooth untreatedthat is, to treat it with natural remedies in preference to professional dental care. The infection can spread and become deadly.

However, I have often known people who had to wait several days for a dentist appointment to get a root canal, and Ive often kno

11 months ago

Couch potato to 5K: week 2

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- Ive never really liked going to the dentist. Im just one of those people. My teeth are sensitive and prone to cavities so Ive had my fair share of fillings and dental fear. My son started pre-school this year and with that we decided its time for the first dentist visit.

As a very involved mom who tries to stay on top of the trends, I knew that many children are encouraged to start going to the dentist as early as the age of 1 or 2. For my child I feared he wouldnt be able to sit still or follow directions at that young age. We were also experiencing behavior issues and I was afraid of him biting or god only knows

11 months ago

Tony Buzan and the Origin of the Mind Map

Tony Buzan

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Tony Buzan the man who created mind maps. He was born in England and has become famous as the creator of mind maps, and as a proponent of mnemonics. In fact, he made maps to be a visual representation of mnemonic memory palaces.

Buzan first became interested in memory when he went to University. One of his professors walked into class on the very first day and was able to recite all the names of the students who were attending class. The professor was able to recite names and take attendance from memory without any notes or paper. The professor claimed that he was able to do this because of mnemonics.

This feat impressed Buzan so much that he immediately delved into the study of the mind. He tried to go to the library and find a how to manual for how to work his brain. Unfortunately, he didn't find anything particularly suited to that task. He did, however, find some old books on ancient Greek memory techniques such as the memory palace.

Memory Palace

The memory palace is a mnemonic technique that allows its users to place items and suggestions into different mental places so that by just remembering the places, you also remember the items and suggestions (if they were vivid enough).

Memory palaces and other techniques have been used all over the world for hundreds of years to help people remember and share information. Once writing became more popular, however, the need for incredibly strong memory decreased and a lot of the techniques became outdated and unused. Except for a few enthusiasts, mnemonics had almost died out until quite recently.

Mnemonics and the Mind Map

Tony Buzan spent years training his own memory, and along the way he developed the idea to take the rooms of his memory palace and all the images in them, and put them on paper. This was the first mind map. And by mapping out ideas visually on paper, it was a much easier tool to use for people who didn't have the classical memory and mnemonic training that Tony Buzan had studied and practiced.

The mind map is such an easy and convenient tool that anyone can use it easily to organize and clarifytheir thoughts on paper. Mind maps have become so common place that there are a huge number of programs available for Mac, Windows, Linux, and mobile platforms.



Modern Mnemonics

In recent years (pushed strongly by Tony Buzan and several other benefactors), mnemonics have made a come back and a have been surging in popularity. Buzan and a few others made The World Memory Championship and have been holding it every year. And each year, the competition gets stronger and stronger. The champion features such events as:

One Hour Numbers 1 hour to remember as many random numbers as possible. Spoken Numbers Listen to numbers spoken at 1 second intervals, and then repeat them back in the correct order.

One Hour Playing Cards Remember cards in as many shuffled decks as you want.

Names and Faces Contestants are shown
Oral Care Plan - Some Tips pictures of random people with random names, and have 15 minutes to remember as many as possible.

And so on. So in the end, mind maps are a kind of light memory palaces that anyone can use once they get the concept. At the moment Buzan is independently wealthy and has been pouring his resources into bringing practical mnemonics to the world. At least with the Mind Map, he has had fantastic success in bringing applicable mnemonic techniques to the general public.

12 months ago

Killing of Cecil the lion triggers probe by U.S. agency: source | Reuters

The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife http://kikfo27k.livejournal.com/1572.html Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S. laws against illegal wildlife trading, a source close to the case said.

The service is probing the killing under the Lacey Act, which bars trading in wildlife that has been illegally killed, transported or sold, the source said on Thursday.

Palmer, whose practice is in suburban Minneapolis, has admitted to killing the 13-year-old lion and tourist attraction, in July. Questions

12 months ago

8 Non-clinical Career Options for Dentists



TipOne of the best non-clinical jobs for dentists is working in the challenging and interesting field of forensic dentistry. However, you will require to obtain a certification from the American Board of Forensic Odontology before you start practicing.

Many times, dentists like to explore new career options, which they find more fulfilling. The monotony of clinical career options often makes them look for non-clinical career opportunities. If you too are on the lookout for alternative dental career options, then you must

12 months ago

Once-homeless man starts over with free "million-dollar smile" from dentist

Harvor Davis was standing in line behind hundreds of homeless people waiting for his turn to get food when he noticed a man with a huge smile on his face.

He turned to a friend and asked, "Who is that?"

Davis was surprised to find out the man, who appears as if he was just like everybody else, was actually the executive director of the nonprofit SoupMobile -- a food service that brings food to the homeless in the Dallas area.

With a nervous grin and a mumble, Davis asked David Timothy if he could volunteer.

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