See How to Deal with a Chatty Dentist

We’ve all been there…your dentist is what seems like shoulder deep in your mouth when they start asking questions.

So, how’s the family?
Have you been flossing daily?
How does my wristwatch feel on the back of your throat?
Yada, yada, yada…


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It’s April Fools Day!

 
Toothache Treatments Throughout History
 
This first day of April brings us a chance to examine a few of the most harebrained (see #9), funny, or downright demented toothache remedies throughout history.

Now maybe humans didn’t take such good care of their teeth in the Middle Ages, and maybe dental hygiene wasn’t the biggest worry on the block, but all of these are more fitting of an April Fools punchline than a legitimate dental health toothache treatment plan.

For your reading enjoyment, we’ve compiled a list of the most ridiculous dental health toothache treatments of yore. In the interest of not wasting any time, let’s get right to it…
 

10 Toothache Treatments Throughout History


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Loose Tooth Removal Tricks
 

Somerset NJ Dentist Shares 3 DIY Loose Tooth Removal Videos

Do you remember how much stress and energy you expended as a kid when you came to the realization that you had a loose tooth?

Some common removal tactics ranged from tooth twine to downright trickery…but however we struggled, that loose tooth just wouldn’t snug up and stay in there, no way – it HAD TO COME OUT!

The worry surrounding exactly when and how the loose tooth in question was to be removed approached epic proportions.

A little wiggle here or maybe a tug there was all that was really needed to pull the loose little bugger, but the mental anguish that surrounded such an ordeal was monumental.

The funny thing is it was ALWAYS way less painful than expected, and we loved showing off our gap tooth grin with a smile!
 

Which Is Your Favorite Loose Tooth Removal Video?

Enjoy these three short tooth removal videos, then vote on which one you think makes the best DIY method for removing a loose tooth!


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As we put a bow on 2014 the dawn of a new year brings us a time for change, a chance to take stock of the past 365 days and an opportunity to better ourselves by improving our quality of life.

But how many of these New Year’s resolutions actually manage to see the first breath of Spring?

Being that this isn’t a motivational blog post, let’s sink our teeth into some more manageable universally simple New Year’s resolutions to improve our oral health and maybe save some dough while we’re at it.
 

4 Simple New Year’s Resolutions to Shape Up Our Smiles

Here are four simple dental health resolutions that will help us achieve optimal oral health in 2015!


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Summer is definitely the smile season; there are just too many reasons to smile during summer more so than any other time of the year.

Sure Halloween is great, and the Holiday season surely brings on the smiles before the winter doldrums set in, but let’s examine some of the top reasons why summer is the smile season…

Summer is the smile season
 

4 Reasons Why Summer Is The Smile Season

 
Smiles come in all shapes and sizes and we certainly don’t need any reason to smile more, so what is it about summer than has the corners of our mouths turning up more so than any other season?


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Dr. Joseph Haddad is listed at DentistDig.com