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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Closeup of a butler or waiter in a tuxedo setting a formal dinner table

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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man with a toothache - ouch!

Pain is a Great Motivator

Whether it’s the avoidance of or the onset of, pain is a great motivator. And let’s face it, toothache PAIN is one of the primary reasons people go to the dentist. When you have a toothache, you definitely need to visit a dentist – sooner rather than later. I’d like

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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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dog asleep under the christmas tree

We All Need a Little Therapy Over the Holidays

Aaaaaah, the holidays! My wife thrives on all things festive; decorating the tree, shopping for the perfect gift for everyone we are related to (as well as their dogs), poring through recipes to find which cocktail to serve for; present opening, before Christmas lunch, during the meal, with dessert (which

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