Just for Fun

Christmas in July

In honor of Christmas in July, I wanted to share some of my favorite classic Christmas movies.  Coincidence they have ties with dentistry?  Probably not. Anyone remember Hermey the Elf from the 1964 TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?  Hermey with his famous, “I want to be a dentist” outburst is ridiculed by the elf… Read more »

Do vegetarians have better oral health?

It’s an undisputed fact that healthy diets include vegetables. But, how does a meat-free diet relate to cavity-free living? I began to wonder about the impact of vegetarianism on my oral health when my husband and I gave up meat for Lent this year. It seemed like we were eating more carbohydrates, but I couldn’t… Read more »

Gifts for Grads

Many of you are graduating or just graduated in the last couple weeks. CONGRATULATIONS! How does it feel? You’ve spent 4 years of your life working around the clock for this degree. Every minute was either spent focused on work for dental school or stressing about dental school and sometimes even enjoying dental school. But… Read more »