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May 28, 2013

Diet Soda Habit as Bad for Teeth as Meth Addiction, Study Claims

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There is an interesting article in today’s philly.com about a recent study from Temple University that showed rampant cavities in patients on large amounts of diet soda similar to rampant cavities in patients on methamphetamines or “meth mouth.”

The bottom line: limit diet or regular soda consumption. Whether you drink soda or not, practice excellent oral hygiene and schedule regular check ups to minimize dental problems.There

May 21, 2013

Dr. Jean Wahl Named a Top Dentist of 2013

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Congratulations to Dr. Jean Wahl, who was named one of 2013’s Top Dentists in the June 2013 issue of Delaware Today Magazine. Our patients at Wahl Family Dentistry feel lucky to have Dr. Jean as a wonderful combination of caring, competence, and compassion.

From the article:

So part of Wahl’s professional mission is to put patients at ease. As the readers’ choice for gentlest dentist [and] it seems she has succeeded.

May 10, 2013

Kyle’s Wisdom Teeth are Removed by Oral Surgeon

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Our patient (and Sherry our assistant office manager’s husband) Kyle had his wisdom teeth removed recently by Dr Goodwill. You can see that the lower wisdom teeth (all the way back on each side) were horizontally impacted. Dr Goodwill said it was one of the most difficult cases he’s done — and he’s done a lot of them! But Kyle is doing great. Great job Dr Goodwill and Kyle!

May 7, 2013

New York Times Article: Obstacles for Pregnant Women Seeking Dental Care

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There is an interesting article in today’s New York Times about pregnant women and dental care. Some dentists are reluctant to recommend needed dental care for pregnant patients but there is no evidence that needed dental treatment is harmful to pregnant women or their fetuses.

“Too many pregnant women like Ms. Caseres are not getting timely dental care, experts say. There are plenty of reasons: Some dentists are reluctant to treat pregnant patients, in no small part because of outdated thinking.”

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/06/obstacles-for-pregnant-women-seeking-dental-care/?ref=health