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by Leah Kinney, RDH, MS Dentistry in 1945 looked nothing like it does today – and this fascinating and somewhat prophetic 1945 Star Tribune article is proof. In 1945, the then Star Journal (today the Star Tribune) story about the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry proved to be a very accurate predictor of what… Read more »
So most of your holiday shopping is done, but you are still in search of a unique gift for the tech-savvy, health-conscious person on your list. Here’s a holiday buying guide to help you weigh the pros and cons of giving a high-tech dental product. Electric Toothbrushes (example) Worth it? Yes. Several studies have shown… Read more »
Need to find a way to sneak some healthier options into your children’s Christmas stockings this year? Here are six fun stocking stuffers to help kids keep their teeth and mouths healthy. Themed toothbrushes Superheroes, patterns, popular animated characters, personalize-able – you can buy almost any kind of toothbrush these days. Consider an extra-special toothbrush… Read more »
Dentistry has been around in some form or another for thousands of years. From embedding precious stones in teeth to brushing with hog hair, people have been (attempting to) care for and bedazzle their teeth for centuries. Many practices from the past range from bizarre to downright disgusting. Below are five ancient dental practices that… Read more »
November 25 isn’t just Black Friday, it’s also National Flossing Day! What better way to celebrate than to give your kids a little refresher on the best way to floss? Dental Hygienist Leah shows us how to make sure we are using the best strategies to clean between our teeth.