Tag Archives: dentist

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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Spring Cleaning

We are back from spring break. Since we have some folks in the office who have school-aged children taking off the same week that the kids do makes sense for us. Beth went to Portugal. Tiffanie went to Atlantic City. … Continue reading

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Tooth & Nail

I love to get a mani/pedi. If I had my way I’d get a mani/pedi every three weeks. But then the credit card bill comes in, and I decide that I can do it myself. I go to a medium … Continue reading

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Good Time Teeth

I love David Sedaris. The first essay, “Dentists Without Borders” in his book Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls is a funny look at his own experience with socialized dentistry in France. When complaining to his French dentist about the gaps … Continue reading

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Silver Bullet?

Silver diamine fluoride, or S.D.F., has recently been approved by the F.D.A. to treat tooth sensitivity. However, according to the article in The NY Times (which my long time patient G.U. brought to my attention) http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/health/silver-diamine-fluoride-dentist-cavities.html?_r=0 some dentists are using … Continue reading

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45 Million

  Rudy Giuliani’s lower teeth need help. His uppers look fine, straight and white, (perhaps a tad artificial but O.K.) but those lower teeth, egad! A quick online search shows his estimated net worth at about 45 million bucks. So … Continue reading

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Don’t Floss

Everyone in the dental world is in a dither over the latest light news story claiming that floss has not been proven effective.  In case you missed it, here is a link to one of the thousands of stories about … Continue reading

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X-Rays

Radiation is a scary word, and here in the dental office we deal with it every day. Most patients are fine with having dental X-rays, but a select few are quite leery of the exposure to radiation. I found a … Continue reading

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Tab

Tab Hunter Confidential is a documentary about the 1950’s movie star, Tab Hunter. I found it pretty interesting. While I was aware that Tab Hunter was a matinee idol of the 1950’s, I had no idea that Tab Hunter also … Continue reading

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