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Contagious Cavities?

Nov 23, 2015

Question: Can cavities be spread through saliva? Answer: Yes! Bacteria that causes cavities is contagious and can be spread through the saliva. As said by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, “It’s likely common knowledge that illnesses such as the flu and the common cold are contagious. But many parents might be surprised to find out […]

Halloween Candy

Oct 16, 2015

With Halloween fast approaching, find out what happens to Stella when she hides all of her Halloween candy under her bed! (Although I am naturally biased since I’m the author, I think the book teaches the importance of moderation and honesty!) You can preview the first half of the book here and/or purchase the book here. […]

Facts vs Myths

Sep 21, 2015

The Huffington Post recently chronicled some of the most common dental myths encountered by orthodontists and pediatric dentists. Some of my favorites include: Myth: Use a hard bristle toothbrush to best remove plaque. Truth: Don’t—the abrasiveness can damage your gum line! Myth: Baby teeth all fall out eventually, so there is no need for dental […]

Published! Waahoo!

Aug 31, 2015

(American Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, V37, No 4, Jul/Aug 2015) As most doctors can attest to, during your long days of residency, you are often required to a complete a research project of some sort. Being the psychology major that I was during my college days at Harvard, behavior and temperament has always been something […]

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