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  I happened across a great article  in the New York Times (readers of this blog may have come to the realization that I’m an avid reader of this publication) that sang the praises of the dental sealant.  It still comes as a shock to me to  hear of…
Why sealants matter.
Why sealants matter.
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What if you, as a parent who has a very young child with a cavity, is told that instead of a 30 minute long appointment consisting of the dreaded shot, drilling, and no small amount of drama, that we could very simply, in less than a minute paint a magic…
The magic liquid that makes cavities go away!
The magic liquid that makes cavities go away!
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  Lest we be accused of not being afraid of wading into controversial topics, a recent article in the Wall Street Journal caught our eye.  Not that it had anything to do with dentistry per say, but the title “Can You Sleep Train Your Baby At 2 Months” …
Sleep Training Lessons from Tribeca
Sleep Training Lessons from Tribeca
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What do Powerade, Gatorade, Vitamin water, Lemonade, Energy drinks, Snapple and Sprite have in common? They are all cavity causing if one consumes these popular  drinks in large quantities. Most people intrinsically realize that soda is bad for their…
Low pH = High Acidity = Cavities
Low pH = High Acidity = Cavities
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The New York Times is always a good read.  Recently, in honor of April Fools Day, it ran a  series   that highlighted common misconceptions and sought to debunk some of these common myths. Check out misconception #5. The misconceptions (in no particular…

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We’re   always on the lookout for the latest in dentistry, and this newish entry to the world of burgeoning oral health products caught our eye.  Developed by an orthodontist, it is a patented disclosing toothpaste (Plaque HD) which is designed to help…
How green toothpaste rocks!
How green toothpaste rocks!
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US News and World Report came out with their annual (2016) listing of the Best Jobs in America.  Notwithstanding the fact that any ranking is subjective, and easily manipulated by the criteria one uses to rank a job, but we must admit that it was…
Woo Hoo! We're #1 AND #2!
Woo Hoo! We're #1 AND #2!
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Oy! So your teenager wants to get a piercing.  And not just a cute little earring, but a cool one that expresses her individuality, and wait a minute, she wants it in her tongue. What’s a parent to do? It’s a well known fact that teenagers don’t think…
Why oral piercing is a bad idea
Why oral piercing is a bad idea
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Turns out people don’t read anymore.  Despite the incredible quantity of articles, links, news reports, texts, emails,  online op-ed pieces, listicles,  facebook     posts and blogging, sociologists have found that most of us don’t read beyond the…
Jumping into Instagram
Jumping into Instagram
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Sometimes the old is new again.  Or it can take decades for an idea to come to fruition.  Then again, maybe a fresh reboot on a concept that has been percolating for a long time is what’s needed to get things going. What am I going on about? When I was…
"Why is oral care separate?"
"Why is oral care separate?"
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