Tag Archives: oral galvanism

Is There A Battery In Your Mouth? (Guest Post)

Our thanks to the office of St. Louis biological dentist Dr. Michael Rehme for letting us share his article on an often overlooked dental condition: oral galvanism. Is there a battery in your mouth? That’s a strange question to ask … Continue reading

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“Saving” Teeth by Destroying Them

Say you take your four year old child to the dentist. During the examination, the dentist tells you he found four cavities. You consent to treatment. Afterward, you take your sedation-groggy daughter home and let her nap. So later, when … Continue reading

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As Hip Implants Come Under Scrutiny…

Could this be the beginning of the end for metal-on-metal hip implants? Metal-on-metal hip implants are more likely to fail than devices made from other materials and should be banned, U.K. researchers said after reviewing the world’s largest database on … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of a (Dental Kind of) “Clip Joint”

Here’s a minor but attention-grabbing dental horror story: “A former dentist in Massachusetts has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud for using paper clips instead of stainless steel posts in root canals.” Um. Okay. Technically, though, posts aren’t used in root … Continue reading

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