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Root Canal

The Tell-Tale Tooth

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 10.28.2015 | Comedy
Lisa Smith Molinari

I was nervous, dreadfully nervous. True, the tooth had haunted me both day and night, but my senses were only sharpened, not destroyed. I was certainly not mad! In fact, my awareness was so acute as to render me excruciatingly sane.

The Identification of Josef Mengele

ADST | Posted 07.31.2015 | World

Stephen F. Dachi was a consular officer who was born in Hungary in 1933. His parents both died when he was three years old, leaving him in the care of his grandparents, who lived in Romania.

Filling the Cavity

Francis Levy | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Human beings are like dentists who find inventive ways of filling cavities. Sometimes when a loved one dies, you'll get lucky and find a replica, so...

Root Canal!

Roz Warren | Posted 01.25.2015 | Fifty
Roz Warren

"I can't wait to grow up and have dentures!" I told my mom. "Be careful what you wish for," she replied.

A New Way to Wear Your Pink Ribbon -- Really

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 06.10.2013 | Women
Julie Gerstenblatt

In October, my father-in-law walks with pride in the breast cancer walk. The rest of the year? You can bet he'll be talking the talk.

WATCH: Fake Dentists Perform Root Canals On Poor Patients

AP | Posted 12.19.2012 | Small Business

BRYN MAWR, Pa. -- Authorities say a pair of crooked Pennsylvania dental office employees ran an after-hours, word-of-mouth operation where they perfor...

Don't Be Afraid Of A Root Canal

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 07.14.2011 | Home
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

If there's any one dental topic that is misunderstood, it's root canals -- think of the expression, "I'd rather have a root canal." But it's nowhere near as bad as you think.

Teen Dies From Root Canal In South Suburbs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A routine dental procedure took the life of a teenager in Chicago's south suburbs Wednesday, as his shocked and outraged family tries to understand th...

Root Canal With Chopin

Howard Kissel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

I have one more session of root canal. I have no fear, only an eagerness for more musical discovery.

The F Word: In Defense of Root Canals

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

A few words in defense of root canals. In his State of the Union, President Obama scored some laughs early on with his comment that the bank bailou...