Monthly Archives: June 2015

Licensed?

Monday I blogged about an unlicensed ‘dentist’ in Australia. Really it seems more like some joker just claiming he’s a dentist as opposed to a real dentist working without a license. This made me start to wonder how any of … Continue reading

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Fugazzi

In discussing dental credentials here at the office one thing led to another, and viola I am now a licensed dentist. As you can see below it’s not difficult to forge a dental license. I spent about ten minutes on this one. … Continue reading

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Dental Deception

Apparently there is a fake dentist in Australia, and one of his victims is quoted as saying, “‘My teeth are ruined. My gums bleed every day. It is very bad.’  He said his first appointment was for a clean, but … Continue reading

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Tiger’s Tooth Trouble

“Dude with a video camera on his shoulder, right in front of me, kneeling, stood up and turned and caught me square on the mouth. He chipped that one, cracked the other one” http://espn.go.com/golf/story/_/id/12236540/tiger-woods-explains-how-lost-front-tooth. That is Tiger Woods’ account of … Continue reading

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Orange & Black Teeth

Orange is the New Black has just come out with season three, and I spent a few hours yesterday enjoying it. One of the characters, “Pennsatucky” had meth mouth in the first season. Later on the character had her rotten … Continue reading

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Geographic Tongue

Geographic Tongue is a new term for me. This came up in the office today as one of Cerina’s friend’s kids has a spotted tongue. Dr. Urban mentioned that it could be Geographic Tongue, so I had to look it … Continue reading

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Wine & Cheese

“Eat more cheese with your wine!” is the solution posed by a Time.com article entitled, “5 Surprising Things That Are Ruining Your Teeth” http://time.com/3907886/teeth-damage-causes/.  The article goes on to explain that cheese is, “rich in protein, calcium and phosphorus, all … Continue reading

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Light Show

We’ve all seen the dental whitening kits and programs that use special lights to supposedly increase the power of the bleach, and/or decrease the amount of time necessary to get a brighter smile. Bleaching products that are recommended by your … Continue reading

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Haiku

Yesterday one of our key team members had a family emergency in Portugal, so she is out for the week. Since I have been on a poetry kick this week I thought I’d write a quick Haiku for her.   … Continue reading

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Tooth Ache Sonnet

Unacknowledged square pearls gleaming white Enameled treasures, saliva glistening When in a line and uniform all’s right When pain occurs there will be no kissing. Guarding the tongue, a fence made in two parts Mandible and Maxilla keeping watch. When … Continue reading

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