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5 Things You Didn’t Know From Dental Care History in the U.S.

history of dentistry tube of toothpasteWe’ll bet the early history of dental care and dentists in the United States is far more interesting that you would have guessed, filled with famous names and genius innovations. While the technology and discoveries that led to modern dentistry happened all over the world, many notable firsts took place in the United States. Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know From Dental Care History in the U.S.

Dentist degrees DMD vs. DDS

What’s the Difference Between DDS & DMD?

Dentist degrees DMD vs. DDSAs dentists we know we sometimes speak a slightly different, more clinical, language than our patients. We try not to be mysterious, but sometimes what’s common knowledge to us could be confusing to our patients. One common thing that patients want to know is the meaning of the different letters you see after our names: either DDS or DMD. So what’s the difference? Is one better than the other? Continue reading What’s the Difference Between DDS & DMD?