glass of red wine tipping over and splashing out

Wine Stained Teeth & Other First World Problems

My wife’s friend texted her in a panic the other night saying that she had a black tongue and wanted to know if I could diagnose the cause/solution over the phone. As a healthcare professional, I always try to encourage patients to surf Google images first, that way there’s an

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Desperately Seeking Dr. Right

Choosing any kind of provider, whether it’s the person who cuts your hair, works on your car, or is responsible for the management of your health, can be a daunting task. In any profession, there are individuals who are good at what they do and individuals who are, well, not

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Peter Drews and Kristie Lake in the waiting room at Drews Dental

Please Be Upstanding…

Ladies and gentlemen, please be upstanding for our newest addition to the Drew Dental team, Dr. Kristina Lake Harriman, D.M.D. We are delighted to formally introduce her as our new Associate Dentist and we can’t wait for you to get to know her. Informally, she’s affectionately known as Dr. Lake.

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Setting the Table for a Dental Hygienist

Sure, this waiter knows what he’s doing as he’s setting that table for dinner, but I can admit that I have a borderline panic attack when I show up to a wedding reception and see that it’s a formal sit-down dinner with half the kitchen drawer at my place setting.

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aunt polly performing dentistry on young tom sawyer

5 Things to Avoid after a Tooth Extraction

It’s Like Pulling Teeth for Some People to Go to the Dentist “Your tooth, indeed! What’s the matter with your tooth?” “One of them’s loose, and it aches perfectly awful.” “There, there, now, don’t begin that groaning again. Open your mouth. Well—your tooth IS loose, but you’re not going to

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