Posts Tagged ‘ #Oral_Surgerydc ’

Temptation to Bite…

It’s a hot and sticky day.  You stop in at the Sonic Burger primed for an ice cold Lime Aid.  They serve it poured over their famous ice nuggets.  As your lips press the straw and begin to suck, you feel the draw of a cube into your mouth.  Delicious coldness begins to fill your […]

ICOI – International Congress of Oral Implantologists

2016 ICOI Winter Symposium. Dr. Guttenberg has spent his life as an educator, and is speaking this weekend at the Winter Symposium for the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).  The symposium brings dentists, students and staff from all over the world to come together to discuss the ever advancing world of dentistry, specifically the world […]

Risk of Death Doubles for Edentulous Heart Disease Patients

Coronary heart disease patients with no teeth face twice the risk of death as those with all of their teeth, according to a study in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Its review of 15,456 patients from 39 countries found that levels of tooth loss were linearly associated with increasing death rates. – See more […]

Washington DC Is Actually Peaceful In The Morning

Needed … …. …. Some Jail House Rock

Suicide leading cause of death in jails after natural illness The AP (7/24, Merchant) reported, “Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails after natural illness.” People who are incarcerated “take their own lives three times more often than the average population, according to a 2010 study cited in the National Study of Jail […]

Will Obesity Soon Plateau?

Average calorie consumption declining, data show. In a front-page story, the New York Times (7/26, A1, Sanger-Katz, Subscription Publication) reported that calorie consumption is beginning to “decline” for average adults and down by “at least 9 percent” for the average child. In turn, obesity rates “have stopped rising for adults and school-aged children” as well, […]