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The Perio Patient Podcast

Sep 28, 2020

The biggest cause of tooth decay is refined sugar because bacteria can use it without effort to run their machinery. It is their favorite food. Once it has been used by these organisms, it is turned into an acid that begins to dissolve the hardest substance in the body, tooth enamel.

Sep 23, 2020

The thoughts and ideas of one periodontist on how technology is changing the practice of dentistry and periodontics. It has a lot to do with the digital revolution.

Sep 21, 2020

Today I talk about

The Least Expensive Appropriate Treatment Trick,

The Missing Tooth Clause Conundrum and

The We Cover This Procedure Except When We Don't Debacle. 

Sep 18, 2020

So… was water fluoridation a good idea?

How well did it reduce dental caries in children?

Finally! We obtain some answers…and a few more questions.

Ah, such is science.

Sep 16, 2020

A few thoughts about the value of listening to others and how challenging change really is.