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Choose dental health. It’s much cheaper.

I recently had a patient cancel her appointment at the [...]

By |2016-01-13T10:50:20-04:00January 13th, 2016|critical thinking, dental operating microscope, medicine and dentistry, prevention, risk, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Choose dental health. It’s much cheaper.

Gum disease and heart disease, dental x-rays and brain tumors…what’s the link?

Two weeks ago the dental community was in [...]

By |2012-04-23T13:05:33-04:00April 23rd, 2012|critical thinking, gum disease|Comments Off on Gum disease and heart disease, dental x-rays and brain tumors…what’s the link?

What’s the diagnosis?

Here's how it's supposed to work. The patient comes in with a problem. The dentist (that's me) looks at the patient, evaluates the x-ray, examines the tooth or teeth in question and tells the patient in no uncertain terms you need a filling, you need a root canal, or this tooth can't be saved. The doctor knows and tells the patient what they should do, right?

By |2011-03-17T09:00:00-04:00March 17th, 2011|critical thinking, medicine and dentistry|1 Comment