17 03, 2020

Someday Teeth May Heal Themselves (But We’ll Still Have To Brush) (Cool Weird Awesome 260)

By |2020-03-17T07:37:47-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

A team at King’s College London has found evidence that, with help from a prescription treatment, teeth may be able to repair themselves! Plus: parades are off this St. Patrick's Day, but we've still got Irish Potato Candies. (Don't worry, they only look like potatoes.)

9 01, 2020

The Dentist Who Put On A Vaudeville Show To Distract Patients (Cool Weird Awesome 212)

By |2020-01-09T06:24:33-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Dental history is, shall we say, complicated. Fortunately we have all sorts of ways to minimize pain today, but none may be as exciting as those used by Edgar "Painless" Parker, a dentist who would distract his patients by putting on a vaudeville show as he worked. Plus: V2P technology could help us keep cars and pedestrians from crashing into each other.