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New Web Tool for Savvy Dental Shoppers

On a recent flight, I was pleasantly surprised to receive a complimentary toothbrush and toothpaste. The miniature tube of paste was a lovely gesture, but something held me back from fully embracing it. I couldn’t put my finger on it right away, but then realized that it was missing an important symbol of trustworthiness: the… Read more »

Do you like ASDA?

This blog is not ASDA’s only form of social media. We also have a Facebook page! Like us and leave a comment on our wall. If you’re reading this blog but haven’t subscribed, do so today! Click “subscribe by email” in the upper righthand corner. We post 3 times a week and promise content that… Read more »

Athletes at higher risk for caries

I was reading the top news on Dr. Bicuspid this morning and came across this article: “Elite Athletes at Higher Risk of Caries.” I’m a runner and I’ve spoken with countless ASDA members who run marathons and triathlons. The research study was conducted with triathletes and it critiques cyclists more than swimmers and runners (phew!)…. Read more »

RE: Breakfast with Dr. Gist

As I posted earlier, I was fortunate enough to be invited to a breakfast with A DA President, Dr. Gist. He was in Minneapolis for a few days to attend the Class of 2011’s Senior Banquet and to speak at their commencement ceremony on Friday, May 13th. Dr. Gist discussed with us issues that we… Read more »

Paging Dr. Ke$ha?

Here’s another great comic from Since Ke$ha is still making it to the top 20 pop charts, I hope this comic is just as relevant as when TiK ToK was constantly looping on the radio. What are your favorite musical lyrics related to oral health (or disease)? ~Colleen Greene, Harvard ’13, Editor-in-Chief

Flaunt Your Chapter!

Have you noticed the Chapters page on the toolbar above? Nestled between Home and About Mouthing Off is a page dedicated to posts about specific chapters. Find your chapter and see what they’ve been featured for or snoop on a neighboring chapter! Don’t see your chapter listed? This means that no posts have been written… Read more »

You sound like you’re from London!

Ever heard of “Foreign Accent Syndrome”? Yeah, neither had I. My mom recently sent me a link from a news station in Oregon (my home state) with a woman who says she woke up from oral surgery and now has a British accent. Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS) is caused by damage to the brain, similar… Read more »