Category Archives: Editorial

The View Up There – Nobody Should Die From Colon Cancer

The basis for my provocative and seemingly bold title will become evident below. Ever since my appendectomy six years ago, I’ve had gastro-intestinal distress (belly pain), to some degree, on and off.  I’ve been to the ER twice, with CT … Continue reading

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The ADA “Values” My Opinion

Last night, I received an email with a link to a survey from the ADA.  Their records show I’m not a member and they want my input.  It was obvious they are becoming concerned about declining membership.   The questions … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Ortho Aligners? Same Thing, Right?

It’s been a long time since I have written a blog post.  No excuses.  Life is busy with family and other concerns, and I’ve not been inspired… until now. Tele-dentistry?  Tele-braces? Many of you may have already heard about online … Continue reading

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What a Long Strange Week It’s Been.

I haven’t written in a while… uninspired and busy with my family’s “new normal.”  But, here’s what happened last week… “I can’t help you with any discomfort.” A new patient came for a problem-related examination.  He found us through our … Continue reading

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Hashtag: Lions, Flags, and Dentists… Oh my!

What happened to critical thinking?  “Outrage” over a spoon-fed narrative has become increasingly contagious in this willfully ignorant culture. Groupthink, powered by the news and social media, has become epidemic.  While on an individual, intellectual basis, most of us would … Continue reading

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My Warrior Princess Lia

Today is June 19th, 2015.  Writing this blog entry may span several days.  I’m not sure when I’ll publish it. I’ve been offline for a while.  This is why. Last Monday, June 15th, my daughter had her annual “school physical.”  … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With the Greenbergs

It’s been a while since I’ve written, as I have been busy and rather uninspired.  But, two days ago, I was interviewed on Howard Farran’s podcast.  It was me… one-on-one with Dr. Howard Farran, the founder of DentalTown.  And, let … Continue reading

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Mommas, don’t let your babies grow up to pet strange puppies.

Have you REALLY taught your children to not talk to strangers? There is a video making the rounds on Facebook intended to illustrate how many children, despite being taught not to talk to strangers, will take the hands of strangers … Continue reading

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Lethal Force – But, he wasn’t armed!

Disclaimer:  I am not a lawyer.  Use the following information at your own risk.  I have studied this topic extensively.  But, that doesn’t make me an official authority.  Do your own homework / research.  I’ve linked to an excellent book … Continue reading

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Are You A Dentist or THE Dentist?

Seems like a strange question at best and an ego-driven rhetorical question at worst, right? Mandelbaum!  Mandelbaum!  Mandelbaum! “So, you think you’re better than me?” I couldn’t help working in a Seinfeld reference! What do I mean by the title … Continue reading

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