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The Ritual of the Electric Toothbrush

Before I became a dentist, I was a mechanical engineer for Tenneco Automotive, which meant I got to travel to our location in Japan. While the highlight for me was definitely the Kobe steak I had for dinner with some clients, one of the more interesting things I observed was

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rude dental patient

Dental Office Etiquette 101

As someone who slurps the last bit of milk from the cereal bowl instead of using a spoon (much to my wife’s horror), it reinforces how I will never become the poster child for acceptable social graces. Emily Post would have an absolute field day with me. However, I can

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Dr. Drews walking down the aisle of a Concord airplane

Sit Back, Relax & Enjoy Your Dental Implant Surgery

Dentistry is a lot like the aviation industry in that the priority is always a safe, predictable and routine experience for both the pilot and the passengers; the dentist and the patient. Our respective professions have been able to advance due to technology and engineering which have increased accuracy and

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Dental Resolutions; And a Naggy New Year to You, Too

I gave up on compiling a list of New Year’s resolutions a few years ago when my wife (and now employees) started making them for me . . . lose weight – stop leaving half finished cups of coffee all over the office – quit picking up and drinking other

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karey and mindy playing the mouthguard challenge game

“Come on, it’ll be FUN!” Our #MannequinChallenge

Our office is a big fan of social media (have you seen our Facebook page?!), so any excuse to do something “fun” that is pseudo-work related tends to be met with way more enthusiasm than when it’s CPR renewal time. For those of you who may not be familiar with

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zombie woman with good teeth lurking in the spooky woods

Why Zombies Don’t Get Cavities

I’ve had zombies on the mind lately. No, not literally, I mean I’ve been thinking a lot about zombies. We have a Halloween costume competition at the office every year, so I’m thinking about what I might be, and my wife won’t stop talking about the premiere of The Walking

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