No Regrets

When you envision yourself years from now looking back on your life, what do you see?  Do you see a life well-lived, or are you filled with regrets? In the book The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing, author, Bronnie Ware, explores this very subject.  As a palliative … More No Regrets

Challenging “The Great Dental Hoax: Why Twice a Year Cleanings Mean Nothing”

Back in March my blogging friend, Carrie, wrote a post titled The Great Dental Hoax: Why Twice a Year Cleanings Mean Nothing.  Wow, what a compelling title!  Did she know some secret that I’ve been missing all these years?  I have to say that after reading her post, I was left speechless, digesting all that … More Challenging “The Great Dental Hoax: Why Twice a Year Cleanings Mean Nothing”

How Much Do You Really Want Your Patients to Know?

In recent decades the health care culture has changed from what it once was.  It used to be one in which the doctor was the authority, and all of his patients blindly trusted his word.  Now the culture has switched to one where we as patients have become independent thinkers.  We have realized the need to … More How Much Do You Really Want Your Patients to Know?