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R.I.P. Flo

2016 has seen more than its share of celebrity deaths. Last week I posted a cold war cartoon of Fidel Castro. I didn’t mention his death; I just figured everyone knew he had died a few days before. I blogged … Continue reading

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VOTE!

It’s election eve, the night when delegates come down the chimney and leave ballets for us all to cast tomorrow. Which explains low voter turnout – not everyone has a chimney.  However, even with low voter turnout we will certainly … Continue reading

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Salivary Stone

Yikes! This video is sort of disturbing. So click on it at your own risk. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3783645/The-uncomfortable-moment-man-pushes-unpleasant-looking-salivary-stone-mouth.html I showed this video to Dr. Urban and he said he thinks it is indeed real. While we haven’t seen a salivary stone like … 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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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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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!

We have a winner! One of my long-time, favorite patients initials, V.G., has claimed all previous double top secret discounts.  We now owe her 10% off her next three visits, and 15% off the fourth, as well as a dozen … Continue reading

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Corny

This past week some friends and I were at a cookout. Our host grilled corn on the cob. Everyone raved about how delicious and sweet it was. I passed on it, even though I love corn on the cob. When … Continue reading

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Vay-K

We will be on vacation next week. Dr. Urban is going to a family reunion. I will be in the office a few hours each day to return phone calls and check the mail. Beth will be going to Mexico. … 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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