The DMD Top 5 for the Week Ending July 28, 2017

July 28, 2017
DMD Staff

A dentist who died protecting the wounded, shark week’s shark teeth and hidden factors that affect your performance: These stories are among the most popular on our website this week. Catch up on what you missed while you were filling cavities.

A dentist who died protecting the wounded, shark week’s shark teeth and hidden factors that affect your performance: These stories are among the most popular on our website this week. Catch up on what you missed while you were filling cavities.

1. After 5 Decades, One Army Dentist's Valor is Recognized Captain Ben Salomon, a commissioned dental officer, served in the 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Division, during World War II. He was recommended for the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in defending wounded soldiers under his care on Saipan on July 7, 1944. Fifty-eight years later, he became the first dentist to receive the award.

2. Weekly Tech: Software Technology is quickly transforming dentistry. From digital record-keeping to machines that seem straight out of a SciFi feature, the 21st century has gifted the medical industry some amazing devices. Dentists are especially proactive about adopting new technology in their practices, so DMD is bringing you a weekly spotlight on some of the best products on the market. Continue below to read about this week's focus, software.

3. What Sharks Reveal About Tooth Regeneration Sharks are known for their ability to regenerate thousands of razor-sharp teeth in their lifetime. But according to a new study, everyone’s favorite ocean predator can tell us something about our own species. Continue below to learn more.

4. Everything You Need to Know About Red Wine Red wines are bold and bright — making them a great addition to a lunch outing or dinner out at a restaurant. But the type of red wine you buy accentuates different flavors in your meals, so it’s important to pair wine with your meal accordingly. Continue below for an informal education on some crowd-favorite crimsons.

5. 6 Ways to Ruin Your Credit Score Credit is necessary to accomplish your goals in life and in dentistry. Be it to pay employees, purchase new technology or equipment, absorb a practice, attend industry conferences or earn continuing education credits, a credit score is a determining factor in getting approval for funding.

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