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Dental Geek

Dental Geek

Target Stalking

One of the most fascinating forms of research for my job is definitely consumer observation. At least a couple of times a year, I take an hour out of my day and either investigate or observe the oral health product aisles in megastores like Target® or Wal-Mart®. I must admit that I feel somewhat awkward…

Dentists’ Teeth

Would you get your hair cut by a hair stylist who had terrible hair? Then why would a dental patient see a dentist whose own dentition was less than enviable? Walk the floor of any trade show; check out just about any dental journal: they exist. Bad-Teeth Dental Professionals! I know that some of you…

Time, time, time

OK, so I am really buckling down and trying to change my bad habits. So, I brush twice a day, every day, that is a good thing. I rinse with an alcohol-based rinse once a day, Good? Not good? I floss with a flossing device about three times a week. I am a comparative type…

RDH = Lifesaver

One of the reasons that I am a proud Dental Geek lies in the fact that an RDH has saved my life twice! Ann Battrell, the Executive Director of the ADHA, is a dear friend of mine. We were having a quick lunch in San Antonio along the River Walk and catching up with each…

Welcome to The Dental Geek

Howdy! My name is Mike McCarthy and I am a Dental Geek. Yes, it’s true; I am passionate about most all things dental. Teeth, floss, CAD/CAM, marketing, hygiene, periodontal disease all of it! I wanted to create a blog/portal where I could write about topics within the dental arena and have people respond, if only…

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