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Toussaint column: The closed-mouth secrets of American dentistry – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Recently, I read a heartbreaking plea on a local Facebook group. A Glenwood Springs resident (I’ll call her Mary) asked for a dentist to volunteer to pull her husband’s tooth. It had been aching for six-plus months, causing fevers, nausea, fatigue and sleeplessness. I could have (tritely) posted back, “I feel his pain.” I was… Read More »