PennWell Dental Community
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Started Apr 29, 2008
Dental Home Day national volunteer coordinator Dr. Cavan Brunsden checks out the shined up smile of a happy patient.
I have not personally witnessed certain dental procedures. I’ve never had the ground-up view of an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orthodontist, or periodontist. I have…Continue
Posted on June 5, 2013 at 4:00pm
I happen to know a few people who quarrel over a bill. In one sense, I admire them, particularly when the bill contains a long list of surcharges that seem to border on insanity.
The closest I come to any sort of eruption are hotel bills. Every governmental entity within 200 miles adds a tax to the bill viewed when I check out. For environmental reasons, the hotel leaves a little placard out asking if I would mind using the same towel twice. I use the same towel multiple times at…Continue
Posted on January 14, 2013 at 4:00pm
A book I recently checked off against my bucket list was 2000’s “Me Talk Pretty One Day” by David Sedaris. I have been trying to read books nominated for the Thurber Prize for American Humor (Sedaris won the award for this book in 2001). The book certainly has my recommendation for anyone seeking a belly laugh or two, but I want to briefly refer to a couple of quotes from it.
The essays in “Me Talk Pretty One Day” come across as being biographical for the most part. There are many…Continue
Posted on January 10, 2013 at 4:28pm
The “Web Weaving” column by Lory Laughter in RDH magazine contains links to a variety of professional resources that are usually helpful. Sometimes, she will mention a website that will be merely fun or amusing to the dental professional.
We kind of forced Lory to be fun with the column that will be appearing in the February 2013 issue. The column kicks off a full year of the magazine’s columnists saying “Happy Birthday, dental hygiene!” since the profession turns 100 years…Continue
Posted on December 31, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment
I'm so old that I'm the one who told Robert Browning that he ought to write a poem to Elizabeth Barrett. I'm so old that Cupid practiced his archery with me as one of his first targets.
I'm so old that I have to pause for a minute when reading this article about how credit scores are an important component of contemporary dating.
Back in the day, credit scores were something…Continue
Posted on December 27, 2012 at 10:14am