Tag Archives: Teeth

Kissing Cavities

Lately we have seen an increase in cavities in young people who are high school and college-aged. Kids who have had one or two cavities in their entire lives are coming in with five, six, seven, maybe eight cavities. The … Continue reading

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Planes Trains & Automobiles

I love, “Planes Trains and Automobiles” the Steve Martin, John Candy movie. It’s a holiday classic. I really enjoy the fact that it plays on TV often at this time of year. It always makes me chuckle, and I still … 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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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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Grush Gush

Wow, this new kid’s toothbrush is bound to put us out of business!  As both of my blog readers know I don’t often gush about new dental products. But I am gushing about Grush. Grush is so much more than … Continue reading

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Me First!

“I want to go first!” young Chase exclaimed.  “No me first!” his sister, Madison, protested.  “I’m oldest. It should be me!” insisted Andy, the oldest at 11. This is what I heard from the three kids that just walked in … Continue reading

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