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Richard Lipscomb Jr.
Dental Product Evaluator Profile: Dr. Lipscomb

The one thing that attracted me to dentistry is the immediate gratification that comes from helping others. I worked in community health centers for 9 years, providing dental services to underserved populations in Washington D.C. and Maryland. It was a lot of hard and meaningful work.

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Jason Schwartz
Dental Cool: Keep 32 Molecule Kills Bacteria that Causes Tooth Decay
Date: 07/09/2012 11:48am

Because many in the world of dental were on vacation this past week, Dental Cool ventured out and found a 'Geek' in searching for a Cool blog. In an article from Geek.com, a new molecule called Keep 32 has been discovered that might make tooth cavities a thing of the past.

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Bob Alaburda
Grave Robber Steals Teeth of Famous Composers
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 07/03/2012 01:55pm

Once upon a time, there was a man who dared to dream. This man was called Ondrej Jajcaj. Go ahead, just try and pronounce that name. I dare you. This is a story of a man who saw perfectly good teeth wasting away 6 feet underground with their rotting former owners and said, “No, this will not do. They belong in a museum.” Indiana Jones would be proud.

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Jason Schwartz
Dental UnCool: The Urgent Situation-Pediatric Dental Decay
Date: 07/03/2012 08:52am

This week's Dental Cool isn't very cool at all. In fact, the subject matter is very un-cool and discusses a serious problem concerning the rise in the number of preschoolers winding up in the operating room for treatment of multiple cavities.

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Monica Barudin
Medspa Combines Cosmetic Dentistry with Plastic Surgery
Date: 07/02/2012 01:42pm

As a follow up to my previous blog post "New Dental Spa Aims to Create A Relaxing Dental Experience," I'd like to share another Medspa that 2 dentists recently opened in New Jersey called Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey.

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Gail Weisman
Move over swimming, archery, and campfires...here come cavity prep and endo!
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 06/28/2012 01:12pm

The University of New England hosted its third annual Dental Careers Exploration Camp for 20 high school students from Maine and New Hampshire earlier this week at its Portland, Maine, campus.

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Jason Schwartz
Dental Cool: Is There Ever a Bad Time to Brush your Teeth?
Date: 06/28/2012 10:16am

A little Did you Know (DYK) is always cool. So for this week's taste of Dental Cool, we found a DYK that many of you in the dental world might not know about, but it would be a lot cooler if you did… how long you should REALLY wait to brush your teeth after eating or drinking.

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Bob Alaburda
“Breakfast Drink” Mountain Dew A.M. Combines Soda with OJ
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 06/26/2012 03:37pm

What has science wrought? In what I’m certain is a violation of the Geneva Conventions, Taco Bell’s new Mountain Dew A.M. marries orange juice and the titular soft drink in a singular, enamel-devastating concoction.

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Monica Barudin
New Dental Spa Aims to Create A Relaxing Dental Experience
Date: 06/25/2012 09:30am

Some people just don't like dentists' offices. They might prefer to be on the beach, skiing the Alps, or "anywhere but here."

But what if the trip to the dentist included luxury seating and your very own flat-screen television?

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Fred Joyal
How Patients Use Google and Facebook to Review Dental Practices
Author: Fred Joyal
Date: 06/22/2012 08:28am

After a speaking engagement last week in Atlanta, a dentist asked me how I would rank the various places where patients can review his practice. I thought my answer would be of general interest. #1: Google. No surprise there. 80% of business search is done on or through Google or Google Maps.

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