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Straine-On-Success — Why Is America Obsessed With Perfect Teeth?

Published on September 30, 2015

“Start check!” a technician called, and Dr. Ben Burris stood up from his MacBook in an anteroom of one of his 22 offices, a recent acquisition in the unlikely empire he’s building around the State ...Read More »

Straine-On-Success — Why Orthodontists Love Perfect Smiles

Published on September 28, 2015

The perfect-smile industry is famously huge in America, but you might not realize just how huge until you read Dan P. Lee’s “Metal-Mouths” story in New York magazine’s health issue. It’s a “capitalist ...Read More »

#MakeLove — The Student and the Stranger Who Helped Pay for College

Published on September 17, 2015

Christopher Robinson, a 20-year-old college junior from a small town in upstate New York, is indebted to a stranger, Luzie Hatch, a little-known German Jewish woman who escaped the Holocaust and died in ...Read More »

Straine-On-Success — Eye Candy? Scientists Debate the Value of Lutein Supplements

Published on September 16, 2015

The Claim: Lutein, a plant antioxidant, is critical for maintaining good vision and may even help keep brains healthy as they age. The Verdict: A large government study found that a daily cocktail of dietary ...Read More »

#MakeLove — Grandmother Drives Across Her County Every Day To Help Feed 200 Children

Published on September 15, 2015

During the summer, when there aren’t any free or reduced priced lunches from school, this grandmother and her team of volunteers found a way to make sure kids in their community don’t go hungry. During ...Read More »

Did You Know? — Laws may prohibit texting and calling dental patients

Published on September 10, 2015

The ADA Center for Professional Success offers tips on texting and calling patients and information on federal laws that may prohibit such acts. Dentists may need to obtain written consent and take other ...Read More »