Month: April 2019

10 Weird and Wacky Dental Facts
Weird Dental Facts for Odd Fact-lovers Did you wake up this morning thinking about teeth? Maybe you jumped out of bed, stretched, and proceed to the coffee pot with a little skip in your step just imagining the opportunity to spend the day in a dental office. Does the thought of poking and prodding pearly…
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What’s All This About the Mouth Body Connection?
The Mouth and Body and Its Connection “There is no greater asset to a policeman than a good, sound, clean set of teeth” touts the booklet, “Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body” dispersed to New York City police officers in 1922. The booklet was a part of NYC police commissioner Richard Enright’s campaign to “ prevent and…
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The Juanita Building and the Humble Beginnings of Dallas Dental History
The Juanita Building in Dallas, Texas Texas has a long and unique history. It has been an independent nation, a territory, a state, and something less defined but equally important to the indigenous people who called it home long before anyone “discovered” its existence. In the Wild West days, Texas held a draw to a…
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Dr. Alhadef: Why I Practice Dentistry
My story starts with a love for repairing. When I was young, I was always inquisitive about how things worked. I would take things apart—from stereos to electric can openers to the air conditioner. The trick was getting them back together again. It was gratifying to be able to put them back together and even…
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