You’re Doing It Wrong

7 Basic Things You Won’t Believe You’re All Doing Wrong is an interesting read about daily things most of us do wrong, including (among others): Tooth Brushing Traditional wisdom […] is that we should brush twice a day, after meals. …dentists are now recommending that people, especially small people between the ages of five and 10, not brush their teeth after every meal. The reason is that the acidity in

A Bottle Of Teeth

A friend’s dad used to make dentures or something. He collected teeth. Lots of teeth. They’re probably worth something on e-bay. (click image for larger view)

What’s The Going Rate For Teeth?

From CNN, Tooth Fairy economics ain’t nickel-and-dime: According to a 2006 survey of 150 mothers conducted by, an online toy store, the Tooth Fairy is giving an average of $2.64, with 60 percent of respondents reporting that they give less than $3 per tooth. Three bucks?! 30 years ago I was ecstatic to get a quarter. I wouldn’t have guessed that the Tooth Fairy got so generous over the

Visiting the Dentist

I have a dentist appointment in 30 minutes. I haven’t been to a dentist in about 10 years, maybe longer. I have no cavities and have never had any problems with my teeth. But I have a wisdom tooth that seems to get infected around the gums every couple years. I end up eating on one side of my mouth for a week. Then it goes away. That’s the only