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Dental Byte

Many are noticing that the Dental offices they grew up with hardly resemble the high-tech powerhouse that present day dentistry has become. What is new and how does it benefit our patients? #1: Digital Radiography - how cool is it to see your dental radiographs pop up on the screen next to you , as soon as it gets taken- and in a large size that you can see? This technology has greatly decreased the radiation exposure by up to 70% compared with standard radiography of the past. It also helps with diagnosis! #2: Metal-Free Dental ...

HeartBeats

What are the best ways to avoid heart disease and live a long, healthy life?  The answer starts with the four basic characteristics of a healthy lifestyle: get adequate exercise, maintain a healthy weight, avoid smoking and eat a prudent diet.  Essentially following these four pillars is an individual choice: whether to exercise and how much to exercise, whether to avoid smoking and keep the pounds off and what one eats is largely up to each individual. What can be done beyond the individual? Does marital status affect the ...

Liz on Theatre

‘The Winter’s Tale’ makes sweeping shifts from drama to froth at Shakespeare Theatre By Liz Keill MADISON, NJ – From the chilly winter in Sicilia to the warmth and summer joys of Bohemia, the scene and tenor shift halfway through “The Winter’s Tale,” This convoluted plot involving Leontes, King of Sicilia and King Polixenes of Bohemia, circles around jealousy. Jon Barker as Leontes commands the stage in his anger when he thinks his wife, Hermione, is flirting with Polixenes, portrayed by John ...

The Tutor's Corner

Remember when your elementary school child brought home an acrostic poem assignment? You might have helped them complete it for homework. With their first name as the poem’s title, each letter of their name described a quality or an interest unique to them. When sharing the poem, you had probably thought it was clever, cute, and sweet, and rightfully so! Originality and following rubrics are required for writing assignments; however, equally as important is practicing the six steps of good writing: brainstorm, pre-write, draft, revise, ...

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