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Dental Discoveries of King Richard III Revealed

Dental Discoveries of King Richard III Revealed

Reconstruction made from the skull of King Richard III. It turns out that Shakespeare was fairly accurate when he described King Richard III to...

| 8 years ago
Periodontitis Frozen in Time

Periodontitis Frozen in Time

According to researchers from the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Ötzi the Neolithic mummy shows evidence of many modern...

| 8 years ago
A Brief History of the Toothbrush

A Brief History of the Toothbrush

Today it seems like people shuffle through hundreds of toothbrushes that line the market shelves, hoping that the latest and greatest model will deliver...

| 8 years ago
A Brief History of Dental Floss
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A Brief History of Dental Floss

Dental floss is considered a key element in proper oral hygiene. However, according to the ADA, only about 12 percent of Americans floss daily. The...

| 8 years ago
Dogs Take a Bite Out of Dental Office Anxiety
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Dogs Take a Bite Out of Dental Office Anxiety

With recent headlines alluding to dental phobias being passed on to children by their parents, a new concept known as dog therapy aims to ease the nerves...

| 8 years ago
A Brief History of Mouthwash

A Brief History of Mouthwash

As far as we have come in creating dental solutions that effectively treat and prevent various types of oral diseases, the mouthwash rinses our ancestors...

| 8 years ago
A Brief History of Toothpaste
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A Brief History of Toothpaste

Did you know that oral hygiene was a top priority in society as early as 5000 BC? Even though the brands of toothpaste that we have today are the...

| 8 years ago
MythBusters: Dentistry Edition [Part II]

MythBusters: Dentistry Edition [Part II]

We did it once before and now we're back for more – busting myths! Since your patients have unlimited access to some of the most bogus dentistry...

| 8 years ago
The Dentist's Guide to Twitter Etiquette
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The Dentist's Guide to Twitter Etiquette

Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms today with more than 500 million users. Commonly referred to as a 'micro-blog,' Twitter allows...

| 8 years ago
Halloween Candy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Halloween Candy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kids wait anxiously for Halloween every year in hopes of filling their pillow cases chock-full of sugar-packed treats. However, dentists and parents cringe...

| 8 years ago
So, Why Isn't Your Practice on Facebook?
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So, Why Isn't Your Practice on Facebook?

Do you think Facebook is just something 'kids' use these days to keep the world up-to-date on every single step they take? Sure, there are definitely...

| 8 years ago
Five Reasons EVERY Dentist Should Be On LinkedIn

Five Reasons EVERY Dentist Should Be On LinkedIn

It was recently revealed that one out of every three dentists is active on LinkedIn. This may seem like a good portion of your colleagues but compared...

| 8 years ago