The DMD Top 5 for the Week Ending Jan. 20

These 5 stories were the most popular on Dentist’s Money Digest last week.

The 14 Worst Airplane Behaviors: commissioned the study, conducted by GfK. The research company interviewed and analyzed the responses of 1,005 U.S. interviewees aged 18-years and older.

2. How to Dig Out of Student Loan Debt: The average dental school graduate in 2016 left school with $261,149 in student loans, according to the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). More than 30 percent of grads reported debt of more than $300,000.

3. Which Anesthesia Do Dental Patients Prefer? Study Offers Insights: The study, performed by researchers at the Tokyo Dental College, looked to determine whether dental patients preferred propofol or sevoflurane.

4. Alzheimer's Drug Could Change How Dentists Treat Large Cavities: Researchers have shown a way to stimulate new dentin growth following infection or trauma involving the use of stem cells contained in a tooth’s pulp.

5. A Pearl of a Destination: Savor Charleston's Oyster: A bucket of oysters — or about 36 of the briny treats – will cost you about $12 dollars. If you don’t feel like shucking them yourself, there are plenty of food trucks and restaurants to take care of it for you.


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