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Cancer’s Sweet Tooth

17 Dec 2021

To the surprise of many, however, cancer cells are defective at producing the very fuel they need to grow and spread, but manage to overcome the innate “disability” and out-compete normal healthy...

Mama Seals Are Asking; “Where’s my Ice?”

30 Jul 2021

The Gulf of St Lawrence is a large area of saltwater and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Cabot Strait in the southeast and the Strait of Belle-Isle to the north. Surrounded by land masses...

Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gas and the Impact of Our Changing the Composition of the Atmosphere

10 Mar 2021

British Petroleum [BP] is a giant, global fossil fuel [oil and gas] company. Its 2019 sales were >$282 billion dollars, and with headquarters in London has over 70,000 employees worldwide. It...

Parents and sleep: The struggle is real... and long

8 Feb 2021

There used to be a time when I not only fell asleep quickly, but I stayed asleep the whole night. I used to tell people “I excel at sleeping.”...

Dentists and Suicide: A Look at the Numbers

11 Aug 2020

While a career in dentistry can be very rewarding, it has been characterized as being highly stressful. Though occupation alone is not generally considered a major predictor, the notion that...

Dentistry in the Age of COVID-19

6 May 2020

It’s definitely a lousy time to have a toothache. The recent pandemic has severely restricted access to dental care with most practitioners limited to practicing tele-dentistry, which surprisingly...

The Great Floss Debate

19 Feb 2020

Dental patients around the globe were ecstatic following a 2016 Associated Press article disputing the merits of flossing in preventing cavities and gum disease. No more shaming during routine...

Holistic Dentistry; Full of……Wholes

31 Jan 2020

Definition of Holistic UK /həˈlɪs.tɪk/ US /hoʊlˈɪs.tɪk/ dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and not just a part.

Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Dentistry

8 Jan 2020

As most dentists can attest, the mouth can be a scary place. Despite impassioned assurances from patients, we know that not all flossers are created equal. Lurking in this often-hostile environment...

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