It’s Cheaper Than Replacing Teeth

Let’s face it: Periodontal treatment is expensive. And considering how many people suffer from some degree of gum disease – up to 75% of the US adult population – it’s an expense that lots of us may face at some point. Unfortunately, there are those who balk at the cost and decide to take their …

More Medicine ≠ Better Medicine, More Dentistry ≠ Better Dentistry

Regular readers know that one of our ongoing pet peeves is the idea that more medicine is always better medicine. As Melody Petersen, author of Our Daily Meds put it in a recent interview on AlterNet, “Many Americans don’t understand that all of health care has risks and that too much of it can actually …