Teeth by Hominidae on Flickr

Jesus Statue Made with Real Human Teeth

Date: Aug 13, 2014

Restorers working on an 18th century statue of Jesus, called the “Lord of Patience,” were surprised when an x-ray revealed that the statue actually had real human teeth in its mouth. The statue had 8 human teeth which are perfectly preserved, right down to the…

Sleep Apnea Conversation with Doctor

You May Have to Start Sleep Apnea Conversation with Your Doctor

Date: Aug 06, 2014

Although awareness is increasing, 80% or more of people with are still undiagnosed. If you suspect you might be among them, you can’t wait for your doctor to discover the condition on their own–you have to bring it up. Doctor education is a little ahead…

Soda at a restaurant by Rachel Smith on Flickr

More Americans Trying to Avoid Soda, Sugar

Date: Jul 30, 2014

A recent poll by Gallup shows that Americans are trying to avoid soda and sugar in higher numbers than in the past. These are everyday hazards for your teeth, and hopefully in the future people will experience less decay as a result of avoiding them….

Street Dentists by Matthew Logelin on Flickr

If You Had a Choice, Would You Go to a Street Dentist?

Date: Jul 23, 2014

In the United States for the last hundred years and more we have had the privilege of having standards about who is allowed to practice as a , but this is not always the case for other countries. In India, street dentists are allowed to…

Dental Implant by Andrew55austin on Wikimedia

Dental Implant “Time Bomb” Overblown

Date: Jul 16, 2014

Whether it’s clicks, papers, or subscriptions, media moguls know there’s nothing like a health scare to sell their news, which is why they will always find one if they can, and make one up if they can’t. The latter is the case for some of…