Columns by Dr. Michael Goldberg, D.M.D.
March 2016 - Burning Mouth
Discussing the causes and treatments
June 2015 - Speaking Up
11 things your dentist should always know about you
December 2014 - Sugar Does Not Cause Tooth Decay
A new look at an age-old piece of dental advice
October 2014 - Don't Go to the Dentist Every 6 Months
Debunking an old myth about dental visits
August 2014 — Can a Healthy Mouth Be the Key to Controlling Your Diabetes?
The vital role your mouth plays in diabetes management
June 2014 — I Have Diabetes So I Can't Get Dental Implants
Managing blood glucose paves way for safe procedure
Apr. 2014 — Diabetes, Sleep, and Your Mouth
Connecting the dots between getting rest and oral care
Feb. 2014 — Top 10 Tooth Fairy Tales for People with Diabetes
Taking care of your gums and diabetes should be a priority
Dec. 2013 — I'm Really Upset and You Should Be Too
Oral care more than a risk factor for people with diabetes
Oct. 2013 — You Are HOW You Eat
A breakdown at any stage of digestion process can affect oral health
Aug. 2013 — When Choosing a Dentist, Should Insurance Be a Criteria?
One doctor's perspective on the health insurance industry
June 2013 — Talk to Your Dentist
2-way communication vital in effective oral care
April 2013 — 5 Foods That Can Help Your Diabetes and Your Mouth
How we chew also makes lasting impact on oral health
Feb. 2013 — Word of Mouth
Asking right questions first step to good diabetes, oral care
Cinnamon Sirloin Chops w/Peach Sauce Hot and Spicy Three-Bean Casserole Chili-Lime Corn on the Cob Apple-Walnut Cookies Avocado Cottage Cheese Dip Raspberry Peach Triffle Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes With Poppy Seeds Italian Vegetable Soup Holiday Spiced Tea Sake Brined Pork
As I mentioned in an earlier post, one of the benefits that made it cost-effective for me to go with the real healthcare (HSA) plan rather than the phony (HRA) plan is that my company is now covering "preventative" medicines at $0 copay. The formulary for these, as stated by CVS/Caremark (my pharmacy benefits provider), covers all test strips, lancets, and control solutions. I dutifully get my doctor to write up prescriptions for all of my testing needs, submit...