Farhoumand Dentistry
8150 Leesburg Pike #920
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 636-2442

(703) 636-2442

Category: Dental Health

March 31, 2017

Have you wondered why there is a separate National Doctor’s Day, and another one dedicated to Dentists?

In addressing why dentistry is separate from medicine, The Atlantic magazine reviews the newly published book “Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America“. Stating that “Doctors are doctors, and dentists are dentists, and never the twain shall meet”, the Atlantic ponders why “your doctor doesn’t ask you if you’re flossing, and your dentist doesn’t ask you if you’re exercising”?

“Specializing in one part of the body isn’t what’s weird—it would be one thing if dentists were like dermatologists or cardiologists. The weird thing is that oral care is divorced from medici

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