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Most dentists who graduate go into private practice to work on people. There are animal lovers who dream of working on animal teeth. Read this article featured in The New Yorker about a dentist who works on the teeth of several types of animals.

http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-lion-dentist

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There has been new research published by a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital to show there is a link between Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Oral inflammation. The article looks at patients who have RA and the prevalence of certain bacteria which causes inflammation in RA and the oral cavity. The bacteria found to cause inflammation in both was Phorphymonas Gingivalis. This emphasizes the importance of controlling your oral health for your overall health and vice versa.

Read more: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150312123526.htm

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A frequent question we receive is about the radiation exposure patients get when they get exposed for radiographs. This infographic is great at explaining the amount of radiation you are getting from a single radiograph (x-ray).

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