Presidents Day – Leaders with Wary and Winning Smiles

Has your presidential vote ever been affected by a candidate’s smile? Often, we judge leaders by their appearance, especially their teeth. We tend to base our assumptions of intelligence, personality, success, and health on their dentition. In honor of Presidents Day, we review the dental records of presidents who had poor oral health. Many of…

Does A Turkey Have Teeth? Why Turkey Day?

Turkeys are certainly attractive birds, but they don’t have teeth. In fact, virtually all birds lack pearly whites. That tidbit begs the question: How do turkeys eat? Fowl Digestion When it’s mealtime, a turkey’s beak scoops up some delicious blades of grass, berries, grains, seeds, or other pieces of food. Next, its salivary glands get…