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5 Things You Don't Know About A Dentist

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Adeyemi Adetilewa

A dentist is simply a doctor in charge of your oral hygiene. So, let me ask you a question: How many times have you visited a dentist this year? Alr...

6 Ways to Ease Your Child's Anxiety at The Dentist

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents
Stephanie R. Caudle

"It's time to go to the dentist," are seven words no adult or child wants to hear. While these are not words most people like to hear they are words you need to hear if you care about your smile. Sadly, many children are terrified by even the thought of going to the dentist.

4 Things Your Mouth Can Tell You About Your Health

Health.com | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

Problems with your gums, teeth, and tongue can hint at health concerns deeper in the body, says Betty Haberkamp, DDS, a dentist at the Cleveland Clinic. Here are four oral signs you should see your doctor or your dentist.

Doctor's Orders: Why Every One Needs To Visit The Dentist Every Six Months

Sam Cohen | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Sam Cohen

Screnshot: Huffingtonpost I am among the group of people who would prefer to have no business within the four walls of a hospital or any medical rela...

When Your Teenager Is Handed A Prescription For Vicodin

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 07.21.2016 | Parents
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

According to a survey by the National Safety Council, ninety-nine percent of primary care doctors routinely prescribe potentially addictive opioid painkillers for longer than the three-day period recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Can Your Dentist Help Your Sleep?

David Cunnington | Posted 04.17.2016 | Healthy Living
David Cunnington

Dentists working in the area of dental sleep medicine usually have a good working relationship with local sleep physicians who can assist your dentist with investigating and managing sleep disorders if needed.

JoJo The Dog Comforts Kids At Dentist, Makes Appointments Less Ruff

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.06.2016 | Good News

Going to the dentist isn't exactly the kinda thing that'll make you wag your tail, but one pooch is making the daunting task a little less scary. JoJ...

Your Dentist Is More Important to Your General Health Than You May Realize

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

Most people view their twice-yearly visits to the dentist as little more than a cleaning and a check-up. But in reality, those visits are much more important than you probably realize. That's because your dentist is looking inside your mouth for a lot more than cavities.

The Science of Genuine Smiles

Alina Lukashevsky DDS | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Alina Lukashevsky DDS

The Duchenne smile is perceived as more sincere, honest, friendly, and approachable. Cultivating such a smile would have a positive influence on a person's feelings, state of being, and may influence his or her interpersonal relationships.

Dentist Dubbed 'The Butcher' Accused Of Mutilating More Than 100 Patients

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 03.08.2016 | Crime

PARIS (Reuters) - A dentist dubbed "the butcher" by French media appeared in court on Tuesday accused of mutilating over a hundred patients. Jacobus M...

7 Ways To Save At The Dentist

MoneyTips | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
MoneyTips

Dental care is important to your overall health as well as your smile. Failure to take care of your teeth and visit a dentist regularly can lead to gu...

Calgary Removed Fluoride from Water and Saw an Increase in Tooth Decay

Dan Arel | Posted 02.24.2016 | Science
Dan Arel

When Calgary, Alberta decided to remove fluoride from its drinking water in 2011, the rate of tooth decay in Calgary children increased found a new st...

An Interview with Growth Management Marketing

Sam Rivman | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Sam Rivman

Minal Sampat is the CEO of Growth Management Marketing, LLC. She is a marketing consultant, public speaker, registered dental hygienist, and digital m...

Boy, Oh Boy, Do I Love Radiation! -- By Your Dentist

Steven Shehori | Posted 02.08.2016 | Comedy
Steven Shehori

Great to see you again! Wow, hard to believe it's been six months already. Time sure flies between check-ups, don't you think?

Blizzard: The Day My Dentist Extracted Me From the Snow

Connie Lawn | Posted 01.25.2016 | DC
Connie Lawn

Monday was a beautiful snow day for Washington, D.C. It was also beautiful for the suburbs, if you had the right attitude. We are blessed to live in...

Iggy Azalea Informs Fans She Peed Her Pants At The Dentist

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment

So much for being "fancy." Entertainer Iggy Azalea revealed that she's the least elegant of them all in a TMI-filled Twitter story on Wednesday. Azale...

Watch The Most Insane Ways Kids Are Pulling Their Loose Teeth

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.18.2016 | Weird News

Pulling out a wobbly tooth used to be a simple rite of passage for kids. But now it's ultra-competitive, as children see who can do it in the most spe...

7 Resolutions to Help You Up Your Oral Health Game in 2016

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

It's a new year -- time for a new smile! Here are seven resolutions you can make to ensure your mouth is healthier than ever!...

All I Want for Christmas Is a New Front Tooth

Liza Long | Posted 12.22.2015 | Divorce
Liza Long

On the first day of Christmas vacation 2015, I shivered in a dentist's chair, trying not to throw up. The day I had been dreading for more than 23 yea...

An Interview Regarding "Give Kids A Smile" Charity Event

Sam Rivman | Posted 12.17.2015 | Impact
Sam Rivman

I recently found out about a charity event called Give Kids A Smile from my father, a dentist. Dentists across the country provide free dental care fo...

10 Successful Career Women and Mothers -- Drawing Some Conclusions in 2015

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2015 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

How a Trip to the Dentist Illustrates America's Healthcare Problems

Jeff Wald | Posted 12.04.2015 | Business
Jeff Wald

I wanted to bring to your attention my recent experience at one of your offices. As a fellow business owner, I would want to know when one of my customers had a bad experience since transparency and feedback are great remedies. In that spirit I wanted share my recent experience at your office.

Dentist Had Child Porn, Spread HIV Intentionally, FBI Says

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.21.2015 | Crime

A standard FBI drug investigation led authorities down a darker path than they could have imagined -- to a New York City dentist, accused of possessin...

A Professional Woman Is a Role Model for Her Children - The Life of a Dentist

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Everything You Need to Know About Baby Teeth -- Infographic

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

Last month, I told you everything you need to know about baby teeth. Here's an infographic I created with some of that information.