The 3-D printing revolution gets most of the attention, but 3-D carving has already added a very real bite to modern healthcare. Dentists (and engineers) are leading the way. A considerable number of people are strolling the streets, smiling, chewing the fat, and eating lunch — sporting dental crowns made through a process of 3-D scanning and then 3-D milling. The […]
The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice blog discusses “the battle of the tooth worm“: This is a depiction of the infamous tooth worm believed by many people in the past to bore holes in human teeth and cause toothaches….Tooth worms have a long history, first appearing in a Sumerian text around 5,000 BC. References to tooth worms […]
Begin playing the soothing music video, below. Listen to it as you read this item from the Bibliolore blog: A 28-year-old woman urgently needed a tooth extraction, and local anesthesia was not an option. The patient was offered all of the other anesthetizing options, but she chose music instead. A recording of a Rām dhun […]
A good time will be had by all, one way or another, at the British Homeopathic Dental Association’s “Come and hear the PROOF of HOW Homeopathy works” shebang. (Thanks to Annabel Bentley for bringing this to our attention.) Behold their enticing promotional graphic:
The US government produced this consistently dull, depressing training film for people who work in dental offices and have dull, depressing problems with other people who work in dental offices.
I have a new dentist who either delights me or disturbs me—I am trying to decide which, and I hope you can help me make that decision. In her waiting room, she has an enormous display, on three walls, with many kinds of toothbrushes. The display also includes a row of some things that I […]