You may recognize this image. It’s the emblem of dentistry. Ever wonder if there’s more to this image than meets the eye? There certainly is! Read on to find out what the leaves, berries and snake all mean.
Just for Fun
Think you know your food? Here are some dental facts related to a few everyday foods. Read on and let us know what dental-y food facts you’ve read in the comments section.
For most, Valentine’s Day means elegant dinners, roses and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates tied with a velveteen bow. A “day of romance” is what they say–a day that begins with a smile and ends in the perfect kiss.
Two years ago, award-winning director Steven Spielberg, and cast members Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, spent a few weeks in Richmond, VA filming blockbuster “Lincoln.” During their time here, the city was abuzz with changed traffic patterns, gentlemen in top hats, and rumors of where Spielberg and crew were having dinner. Admittedly, I made several trips by Richmond’s Capitol Square on my way home from school to see if I could catch a glimpse of filming. Since then, I’m interested in all things Lincoln.
Today we celebrate the 205th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth—read on for tales of Lincoln’s oral health.
The American Dental Association is the premier business resource for dentists, offering dozens of guides on subjects we don’t often learn in dental school. These practical guides are available at catalog.ada.org. Leave a comment on this post to win one of the ADA Guides mentioned.
Do you remember what inspired you to pursue dentistry?
Many of us in dental school get asked this question often. Among my other favorite Milton Bradley games such as “Hungry Hungry Hippos” and “Go To The Head of the Class,” was “Crocodile Dentist.” Read on to find out how you could win a free Crocodile Dentist game.
This summer, we featured an infographic on the history of the toothbrush. Today, we bring you the history of dental advances! From Egyptian dentistry to nanotechnology, the profession continues to advance. Leave a comment below if you have an idea for an infographic you’d like to see on Mouthing Off!