This Week in Dental News: May 18, 2014

Reading about dental hygiene is probably one of the last things you want to be doing right now. Really, it’s quite more fascinating than you think and The Dental Card is on a mission to “put our money where our mouth is” and prove it!

Well not literally because, as we all know money, is disgustingly covered in millions of bacteria and other nasties!

Anyways, check out some of the coolest, weirdest and most interesting dental stories that came out this week:


Sports News

michael jordan dunking tongue out‘Garbage mouth’: Why many Olympic athletes have terrible dental problems – National Post

Why do Olympians and top caliber athletes get an F for dental hygiene? – Tech Times

IOC Dentist Says Michael Jordan Among the Many Olympians with Dental Problems – Bleacher Report


Celebrity News

michael buble dentistOuch! Michael Bublé Knocks Out A Tooth During Australia Show – ET Canada

 Jaws’ Teeth Creator Fined Over ‘Slip of Tongue’ – Sky News



Personal & Family News

child-smile-dentistLapses in kids’ dental care can cause health woes – The Leaf Chronicle

New report on dental sealants – Dentistry IQ

Good Question: Why Isn’t Dental Work Covered Under Most Health Plans? – CBS Minnesota (WCCO)

5 dental myths that may be hurting your health – Fox News


Interesting & Weird News

3d printer makes artificial dog jaw3-D Printers Help Grow New Jaws for Dogs At UC Davis – CBS Sacramento (CBS13)

‘Alien’ Catfish Baffles Scientists – Live Science



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