These days, the cost of dental care is one of the top concerns people have. It keeps more people from taking care of their teeth than any other concern, including dental anxiety. When you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, it is understandable that you might worry about the cost of dental care. […]
Chances are that you don’t usually get into long conversations with your dentist, considering that for much of any given appointment, their hands are in your mouth. But while your dentist is always happy to talk to you about the benefits of flossing or the lovely weather, there are a few things your dentist probably […]
The 2016-17 NBA season kicked off this week, and hope springs eternal for the New York Knicks, who made some key additions in the offseason.
One of those acquisitions was facilitated by a New York dentist.
Joakim Noah: All Smiles in NY
A two-time All-Star and the 2014 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, center Joakim Noah spent […]
On a recent episode of NPR’s Weekend Edition, host Scott Simon and author Dave Eggers—whose new novel, Heroes of the Frontier, follows the adventures of an out-of-work dentist and her two children—had a difficult time naming other literary protagonists who are dentists.
There are, however, a number of major fictional dentists (not all, alas, are heroes). […]
What exactly is the difference between a doctor and a dentist? While dentists have knowledge and education about the whole body, they are only licensed to treat ailments of the face and oral cavity. General physicians, on the other hand, are licensed and educated to treat illness relating to the general health of their patients.