Tag Archives: NPR

Marilyn Monroe’s Teeth

“The Story of My Teeth” is a novel by Valeria Luiselli. It’s, “an unusual novel-essay about art, identity and stories”, and after reading the review it certainly sounds interesting. You can check out the NPR review of this book with … 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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Prehistoric Plaque

I was listening to NPR in the car this weekend, and I heard this story about prehistoric dental plaque. You can check it out at http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/dirty-little-weed-may-have-cleaned-ancient-teeth. One of the things the story says is -“”[dental plaque] can calcify within about … Continue reading

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Music Not Muzak

When I first worked for Dr. Urban we listened to the regular radio – classical mostly. Then we got a CD player in the 90’s, but it wasn’t easy finding an entire CD that was dental office appropriate. I remember … Continue reading

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First Impressions

We all know the adage about not getting a second chance to make a good first impression. WAMU had an interesting story on this morning about just that. Michelle Trudeau reported about a University of Glasgow psychologist who did a … Continue reading

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Cent’ Anni!

NPR is often an inspiration to me in the morning and this morning was no exception. WAMU did a story about how there are a few hundred people in DC who are 100 years old or older. Forty or so … Continue reading

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Back Pain

Here in the dental office we deal with pain on a daily basis. Of course, there are many kinds of pain, and as I’ve mentioned in a previous blog dental decay, and the pain associated with it, is the number … Continue reading

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