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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may the floss be with you

Why You Should (Still) Floss

Inquiring minds want to know what Dr. Drews and Dr. Lake think about the recent associated press report that states studies don’t support flossing. The AP article has certainly made its rounds. Here’s the general gist: The AP looked at the most rigorous research conducted over the past decade, focusing

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middle aged couple relaxing

The Affront of Middle Age; “But I’ve Never Had A Cavity!”

We all know that one person who says, “I haven’t eaten at McDonald’s in about 15 years” or “I don’t watch TV at all. Ever.” Obviously, they’re just massaging the truth, because Five Guys Burgers still counts as fast food, and streaming old episodes of ‘American Idol’ on a laptop

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dr. drews brushing his dog's teeth

You Can Lead a Child to a Sink . . .

But You Can’t Make Him Brush His Teeth! We’ll you could, technically, but you wouldn’t want to. Broccoli, bath time, and tooth brushing are some guaranteed ways to get into a power struggle with a toddler (or a strong-willed Labrador). Obviously I can make my Labrador Retriever, Axel, brush his

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woman whispering a secret to her friend

How To Tell Someone They Have Bad Breath

The plague of bad breath; sometimes it’s hard not to put your foot in your mouth, especially if someone else’s mouth smells like feet! As a general dentist, I have immunity when it comes to discussing halitosis with my patients – or my wife, who eats enough garlic to fend

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