MTM & the DDS

Alison

As I’ve mentioned previously I love Mary Tyler Moore. I thought her 1970’s TV show was just great. I was watching season 1 episode 4 entitled, “Divorce Isn’t Everything” in which Mary ends up going to the dentist.

The thing I found interesting is

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Floss or Alzheimer’s

Alison

“Periodontal disease bacteria may kick-start Alzheimer’s”, is the headline and finding of Dr. Keiko Watanabe, professor of periodontics at the UIC College of Dentistry. If you’d like to read more about this you can with this link

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Halloween Candy

Alison

October means candy and boy-oh-boy the stores are full of it. We love candy here in the dental office and a little bit, in moderation, as long as you have good oral hygiene is no problem. However, I was dismayed to see that one of my favorite kinds

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R.I.P. Burt

Alison

I loved me some Burt Reynolds. He was the 1970’s hunk of the decade. I was bummed to hear of his passing.

Burt had a great smile, but he didn’t show his teeth a lot. At least he didn’t in the still images I was able to find online. However, I was

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Red Wine

Alison

Many times when I see new dental news I am skeptical. This is one story for which I will save my skepticism. This one says that red wine might be good for your oral health.
While it’s not certain yet they think that some chemicals in red wine might

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Tooth Monster

Alison

 

I saw this on Facebook the other day. I thought they were cute. Although I can say that the “monster” in orange appears to have adult upper front teeth.

Little kids teeth are square; they are usually as wide as they are long. Adult teeth

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