Author Archives: alisonlangford

Moonlight

This past weekend I watched Moonlight, which won the 2016 Academy Award for best picture. I enjoyed it, although it was super sad and poignant. And it has a dental scene which, of course, caught my attention. This image is … Continue reading

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Rosemary’s Dentist

As both of my readers know I love old movies. This week’s is Rosemary’s Baby. There are a lot of reasons that I like this movie. It’s scary but not gory, it’s got an all star cast, but most of … Continue reading

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Big Bad Breath

I love The New Yorker magazine. The fiction is delish and the cartoons always give me a giggle. This one of the big bad wolf giving himself a breath spritzer before huffing and puffing cracks me up. Even fictional, animal … Continue reading

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Feud

The FX mini-series Feud is the story of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford and their relationship as frenemies. I love that old Hollywood lore, and Susan Sarandon as Bette and Jessica Lange as Joan are really great. Toward the end … Continue reading

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Mountain Don’t

Holy cow, I don’t usually cringe at movie dental scenes, and I certainly didn’t expect a cringe-worthy dental scene from the movie That Sugar Film. However, I found this scene so disturbing I briefly forgot what movie I was watching. … Continue reading

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Monster

Wow, the Charlize Theron movie Monster is great. It’s so dark and disturbing it’s certainly not for everyone. However, the transformation that Charlize Theron makes from gorgeous movie star to bedraggled, homeless, abused murderer is amazing. The difference that good … Continue reading

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Trump’s Teeth

There is an article in The Washington Post published on Saturday the 13th in which a gal from the Eastern Shore says, “teeth are the telltale, visible sign of wealth.”  http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2017/05/13/the-painful-truth-about-teeth/?utm_term=.a835532e41bb The article is mostly about the haves and the … Continue reading

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Vaping

I am bummed to find out that, “Electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes” according to the study done by the University of Rochester Medical Center. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161116155511.htm I am bummed because as both of … Continue reading

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Stupid

That’s right I am going there. I am using the “s” word – stupid. I refuse to sugar coat it. This is stupid if it is true, and I bet it is. I found an article about how people hate … Continue reading

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Hovering

According to the Alaska TV station, KTVA, “Prosecutors say an Alaska dentist charged with Medicaid fraud pulled a sedated patient’s tooth while riding a hoverboard” http://www.ktva.com/ak-dentist-dental-procedure-hoverboard-prosecutors-say-230/. As an English major, I just love that sentence. There is so much packed in … Continue reading

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