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In the News (Sat 20 Apr 19)

  Smash Mouth
Smash Mouth has been busy working on music for the upcoming Sony/Revolution Studios motion picture "ZOOM" which is scheduled for release in theatres 8/11/06.
Smash Mouth's new single "Story of My Life" (from their forthcoming CD Summer Girl) has been serviced to 600 radio stations across the country and is being added to playlists like crazy.
The release date for Smash Mouth's 5th CD "Old Habits" has been delayed in the meantime, and is now tentatively scheduled for a 2005 holiday season release.
www.smashmouth.com   (837 words)

  Mouth - MSN Encarta
Mouths are also typically used for making sounds, such as barks, chirps, howls, and in humans, speech.
Inside the mouth is the large, muscular tongue.
Other disorders affecting the mouth include gingivitis, a condition marked by inflamed, infected gums; trench mouth, a severe form of gingivitis that causes bleeding ulcers in the mouth; and thrush, a fungal infection characterized by white sores in the mouth.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761569969   (694 words)

  Mouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mouth, also known as the buccal cavity or the oral cavity, is the opening through which an animal takes in food and water.
The mouth of a planarium is in the middle of its belly.
The nasolabial folds are the deep creases of tissue that extend from the nose to the sides of the mouth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mouth   (420 words)

 Dental Health Mouth Guards
Mouth guards are coverings worn over teeth, and often used to protect teeth from injury from teeth grinding and during sports.
Generally, mouth guards cover your upper teeth only, but in some instances (such as if you wear braces or another fixed dental appliance on your lower jaw), your dentist will make a mouth guard for the lower teeth as well.
Mouth guards should be used by anyone – both children and adults – who play contact sports such as football, boxing, soccer, ice hockey, basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey.
www.webmd.com /oral-health/mouth-guards   (879 words)

 mouth - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
MOUTH [mouth] entrance to the digestive and respiratory tracts.
In humans, the mouth is defined in front and at the sides by the lips, jawbone, teeth, and gums; in the rear it merges with the throat.
The roof of the mouth is composed of the hard and soft palates and the floor of the mouth is formed by the tongue, a muscular structure that contains the organs of taste (taste buds).
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:mouth/mouth.html?refid=ip_hf   (209 words)

 Mouth Problems
Problems with the mouth are an occasional side effect of treatment because the tissue inside the mouth is composed of rapidly growing cells.
See that your child's mouth is rinsed at least 4 times a day and as often as every two hours while he or she is awake.
Many people swallow mouth gels or "throat coats" (a thick, jelly-like liquid) before meals and at bedtime, when the mouth is very sore because of the effects of chemotherapy.
www.hmc.psu.edu /hematology/homeguide/mouth.htm   (2505 words)

 Problems with the Mouth
Problems with the mouth are a common side effect of cancer treatments because the skin inside of the mouth is composed of rapidly growing cells.
Rinsing the mouth helps to moisten it and remove the feeling of being parched or dry, but don't use rinses that have alcohol in them because they dry the mouth.
If problems with mouth soreness or swallowing are getting worse, review this home care plan and ask yourself if you are doing everything you can to encourage good oral hygiene and to protect the mouth and throat against soreness and infection.
www.radiation-oncology.com /homecare/html/mouth_6.htm   (2803 words)

 Mouth ulcers - Better Health Channel.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A mouth ulcer is the loss or erosion of part of the delicate tissue that lines the inside of the mouth (mucous membrane).
Cold sores inside the mouth tend to be very numerous and spread around the gums, tongue, throat and inside of the cheeks.
A mouth ulcer is the loss or erosion of the delicate lining tissue of the mouth (mucus membrane).
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Mouth_ulcers?OpenDocument   (782 words)

to utter in a sonorous or pompous manner, or with excessive mouth movements:
She silently mouthed her answer so as not to wake her napping child.
to speak sonorously and oratorically, or with excessive mouth movement.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/mouth   (255 words)

 oneword.: mouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The mouth is the gap between what you think and what you want to say.It is wide open and shut with gates of teeth and walls of lips.
Your mouth is a gaping wound, echoing your alienated desire.
got your mouth got your pretty little kisses mwah mwah baby girl mwah and her feet pitter patter down the soft cold hallway and her legs twitch tickle down the soft cold sheets and I got her got her got her all shiny like the little red robots she loves to love.
www.oneword.com /mt/archives/000823.html   (3033 words)

 Mouth Sores   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is the mouth's reaction to chronic irritation of the mucous membranes of the mouth.
Lichen planus of the mouth and tongue most commonly affects 1-2% of the population, most of whom are middle aged women.
If a denture or your mouth can carry the fungus (which would be soaked in a nystatin mixture) than other items you use in your mouth can carry the fungus and you can reinfect your mouth by not cleaning these items or using new mouth care items.
www.dentalgentlecare.com /mouth_sores.htm   (2465 words)

 Mouth and Teeth
The mouth is also essential for speech: The tongue (which also allows us to taste) enables us to form words with the help of our lips and teeth.
Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects in which the tissues of the mouth and/or lip don't form properly as a fetus is developing in the womb.
People with this condition have small, painful ulcers inside their mouths that may decrease their desire to eat and drink, putting them at risk of dehydration.
www.kidshealth.org /teen/your_body/body_basics/mouth_teeth.html   (2119 words)

 mouth definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
She made a mouth at him and quickly turned away.
She mouthed a warning to the girl opposite as the teacher entered the room.
foam at the mouth to produce foam from the mouth as a result of exertion, illness, or anger
encarta.msn.com /encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861631538   (496 words)

 Gerald Fierst - Storytelling - MOUTH
Long-time friends in real life, in MOUTH they open that friendship up to the audience by sharing their hopes, fears, dreams, families and loves with an intimacy that is at once remarkable and intriguing-loaded with humor and deeply rooted in humanity.
MOUTH is a unique cabaret theater evening that follows the heroic journey of the common life through laughter and tears and into the recognition that all stories ultimately are the same: the pursuit of love, the dream of riches, and the inevitability of death.
“MOUTH with Nancy Donoval and Gerry Fierst is a verbal smorgasbord of wit and humor.
www.geraldfierst.com /storyteller/mouth.htm   (764 words)

 Dry Mouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems.
Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging.
Dry mouth is the condition of not having enough saliva, or spit, to keep your mouth wet.
www.nidcr.nih.gov /HealthInformation/DiseasesAndConditions/DryMouthXerostomia/DryMouth.htm   (644 words)

 Mouth care during chemotherapy : Cancerbackup
Damage to the cells lining the mouth is usually temporary, and most side effects will disappear once the treatment has finished and the number of white blood cells returns to normal.
The likelihood of developing a sore mouth varies from treatment to treatment and your doctors and nurses will be able to tell you how likely this will be with your particular type of chemotherapy.
Taking painkillers for mouth pain may be necessary for a while, but as the number of white blood cells in your blood increases and your immunity improves, the sores will heal and you will then be able to stop taking the painkillers.
www.cancerbackup.org.uk /Resourcessupport/Symptomssideeffects/Mouthcare/Chemotherapy   (1510 words)

 Some folks don't even like our name...
During the last ten years, it is fair to say, Mouth has lowered the level of discourse on the subject of the helping system.
Mouth brings the conversation down to street level, where well-intentioned "special" programs wreak havoc in the lives of ordinary people.
Although Mouth magazine is an official 501-(c)-3 non-profit with the IRS, you won't find its name on your United Way donor card.
www.mouthmag.com /abtmouthmag.htm   (397 words)

 Dry Mouth - Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Dry mouth is a decreased flow of saliva that may be associated with dehydration, radiation therapy of the salivary gland regions, anxiety, the use of drugs (such as atropine and antihistamines), vitamin deficiency, various forms of parotitis, or various syndromes (such as Plummer-Vinson syndrome).
Most cases of dry mouth are caused by failure of the salivary glands to function properly.
Finally, people with dry mouth often perceive the taste and quality of their food to be poor in general, which can curb their appetite and blunt overall interest in eating.
www.healthscout.com /ency/68/293/main.html   (840 words)

 Dog Mouth vs. Human Mouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Given a dog that just locked its jaws around a decomposing squirrel, we might say that the dog's mouth is, for the moment, less clean than a human mouth that has not recently housed a dead squirrel.
But insofar as a clean mouth means one that is less likely to cause disease, consider that germs tend to be species specific.
So a bite from a human mouth full of harmful bacteria may very well be more damaging than a dog bite, even if the dog's mouth is full of harmful dog germs.
amos.indiana.edu /library/scripts/dogmouth.html   (275 words)

 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry - AAPD Publications
A: Athletic mouth protectors, or mouth guards, are made of soft plastic.
A: Whenever he or she is in an activity with a risk of falls or of head contact with other players or equipment.
If a mouth guard feels bulky or interferes with speech, it will be left in the locker room.
www.aapd.org /publications/brochures/mouthpro.asp   (288 words)

[n] the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy".
[n] the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth".
[n] an opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge); "he rode into the mouth of the canyon"; "they built a fire at the mouth of the cave".
lookwayup.com /lwu.exe/lwu/d?s=f&w=mouth   (170 words)

 AllRefer Health - Trench Mouth (Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis, Vincent's Stomatitis)
Trench mouth is a painful bacterial infection and ulceration of the gums (gingiva).
Trench mouth is a painful form of gingivitis (gum inflammation).
Trench mouth occurs when there is an overabundance of normal mouth bacteria resulting in infection of the gums, which develop painful ulcers.
health.allrefer.com /health/trench-mouth-info.html   (336 words)

 Dry Mouth
When older people do experience dry mouth, it is because they suffer from diseases that cause the condition, or because they take medications that produce dry mouth as a side effect.
Dry mouth caused by malfunctioning salivary glands is associated with changes in saliva.
Severe cases of dry mouth can result in cracking of the lips, slits at the corners of the mouth, changes in the surface of the tongue, rampant tooth decay, ulceration of the mouth's linings, and infection.
www.drdavidfox.com /Dry_Mouth.htm   (1346 words)

 Do You have Dry Mouth?
Adequate salivary flow lubricates oral tissues, cleanses the mouth and begins the digestive process as foods are chewed.
Dry mouth also causes full dentures to become less comfortable, because there is no thin film of saliva to help them adhere properly to oral tissues.
Dry mouth also may result from radiation treatment for head and neck cancers, salivary gland disease, emotional stress and autoimmune diseases such as diabetes and Sjgren's syndrome.
www.webmd.com /oral-health/dry-mouth   (589 words)

 ADA.org: Oral Health Topics: Common Mouth Sores
A loose orthodontic wire, a denture that doesn’t fit, or a sharp edge from a broken tooth or filling may also be the culprit.
Mouth sores may be symptoms of a disease or disorder.
The initial infection (primary herpes), which often occurs before adulthood, may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth.
www.ada.org /public/topics/mouth_sores.asp   (669 words)

 BBC NEWS | Health | Mouth cancer increasing in young   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mouth cancer, which can affect the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat, kills 1,700 people in the UK every year.
The first sign of mouth cancer is often a non-healing mouth ulcer or a red or white patch in the mouth.
The BDHF said that people should visit the dentist as a precaution if they notice any changes in their mouth as early detection significantly increased the chances of survival.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/health/4282000.stm   (416 words)

 Cancer of the Mouth and Throat
The oral cavity (mouth) and the upper part of the throat (pharynx) have roles in many important functions, including breathing, talking, chewing, and swallowing.
The mouth and upper throat are sometimes referred to as the oropharynx.
Cancers of the mouth and throat do not always metastasize, but those that do usually spread first to the lymph nodes of the neck.
www.emedicinehealth.com /cancer_of_the_mouth_and_throat/article_em.htm   (711 words)

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