Columns by Dr. Michael Goldberg, D.M.D.
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
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What's the first thing you do, after opening a new vial of test strips? Run a control test, right? (Well, that's what you're supposed to do, even though it "wastes" one or more of that precious commodity.) Every vial of test strips has a reference range for one or more control solutions. (If there's more than one range, our vials of control solution usually tell us to look for the "normal" or "low" range.) What...