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5 Great Dental Charities You Should Know About

Hey, I told you previously that I’m a sucker for good causes, and the fantastic dental charities that I’ve listed below are no exception. Sadly, the ironic thing about our poor economy is that more people are in need of these charities’ services than ever before, yet fewer people are in a position to ensure that these charities remain funded…

Periodontal Disease & Risk of Atherosclerotic Coronary Heart Disease

Periodontal disease and risk of atherosclerotic coronary heart diseaseIncreasing evidence supports the notion that periodontitis is associated with increased risk of atherosclerosis…

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Smooth Criminal: Michael Jackson Targets Dentists to Feed Addiction

According to, the gossip juggernaut, Michael Jackson frequented dentists to feed his anesthesia addiction.

As we have already reported, medical professionals have told TMZ Jackson was an “anesthesia addict,” who would would seek out Propofol and other drugs that would sedate him or knock him out. Law enforcement is aware of this, sources say, and dental offices are part of their investigation (

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The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) Makes Top 100 List

The Special Libraries Association has recently name The Journal of the American Dental Association, commonly known as JADA, to the list of the top 100 most influential journals of biology and medicine.

JADA was the only dental journal to make the prestigious list. JADA is joined by other well-known professional medical journals such as The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), The New England

Dentists: Raw & Uncut

Unfortunately, for those of you hoping to see something akin to “Girls Gone Wild” only with dentists instead of girls, then I’m sorry. You won’t find that here. But, if you find it elsewhere let me know. Only kidding. In fact, the reason I chose that title is because I found it rather fitting for […]

Daughter’s Tooth Decay Lands Florida Mother in Slammer on Child Neglect Charges

According to, a Florida mother has been booked on felony child neglect charges for failing to seek proper treatment for her daughter’s severe tooth decay…

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Oral-B Stages: Childhood Oral Health Initiative

The State of Tooth Decay If I asked you what the number one chronic childhood disease is, what would you say? Asthma? Diabetes? Heart murmur? Sleep disorders? Hay fever? No. The correct answer is – tooth decay. In fact, tooth decay in children is five times more common than asthma and seven times more common […]

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Does Mouthwash Cause Oral Cancer?

A review earlier this week in the Australian Dental Journal by a group of “dental experts” claimed that mouthwash containing alcohol has been linked to increased oral cancer risk. Certainly this comes as a shock to most of us who are routinely told that mouthwash is a great supplement to toothbrushing for the removal of plaque and warding off gingivitis…