Monthly Archives: September 2014

Junkies & Jocks

What do methamphetamine addicts and Olympic athletes have in common? More dental problems than the rest of the population, and weirdly it is seemingly for a similar reason. This morning I found an interesting article on the Atlantic.com website. It … Continue reading

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Twinkles

I’ve blogged a lot about people who have gold stuff stuck on their front teeth. Typically I am not a fan of any color but tooth color on teeth. I don’t know what’s come over me, but I saw this … Continue reading

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Sesquicentennial

This is my 150th blog post, my own little sesquicentennial, sort of.  I doubt I’d know that word except for Dr. Urban’s influence. You see, he’s big into the U.S. Civil War, and 2011 through 2015 marks 150 years since … Continue reading

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Bon Ami

Tooth sensitivity is a common complaint. One of the first things I ask a patient, if they are complaining of general tooth sensitivity, is whether or not they are using a whitening or tartar control tooth paste. They can be … Continue reading

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45 Degrees

Listening to NPR last week they had a story about my favorite topic – tooth brushing! Actually it was a story about inventions and inventors, but the dentist in the story is inventing a new tooth brush that places the bristles … Continue reading

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