Category Archives: Just for Fun

A Simple Toothbrush at the Middle of It All

Though the standard advice is to never (ever, ever, ever, ever) share your toothbrush, some people will do it anyway. One British survey, for instance, found that 24% would share with their partner (6% with a celebrity). Another found that … Continue reading

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Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue…Extracted? As a Matter of Fact, Yes!

Just the thought of getting all your teeth yanked out can be pretty horrifying – maybe even more nightmarish in light of our cultural obsession with youthful, toothy, super-white smiles. That might make it hard to wrap your head around … Continue reading

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Adventures in Dental Hygiene

You know there’s a National Month or Week of nearly everything. That includes dental hygiene. And hygiene’s month is this month. So saith the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. And the Wrigley’s Gum folks. And so to the usual tip list … Continue reading

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Clickbait, Anyone?

No doubt this was in response to epidemic of kale damage that dentists have been seeing: Among them, allegedly, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, apples, beans, nuts and granola (which isn’t usually all that “healthy” anyway, but this potential sugar bomb sports … Continue reading

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Pennsatucky’s New Teeth

***Spoiler alert*** Of course we binge-watched the new season of Orange Is the New Black as soon as it was released a couple weeks ago. For one, it is, in fact, that good. But we also had to learn the … Continue reading

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5 Toothy Idioms – & What They Mean

Mind if we chew the fat for a while? Not spend time gnawing on some chunky piece of lard, of course, but talk – and in particular, about some toothy idioms, such as…well, “chewing the fat.” An idiom is a … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Funny: There’s a Drug for That

As Dr. V likes to say, drugs don’t have side effects; they have effects. So what happens in a drug-driven model of medicine?

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