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Can a Better Smile Increase Your Salary?

Clearwater dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins of ClearWhite Dental is commenting on a recent article where social scientist Malcolm Gladwell commented on the importance of attractive teeth.

“Mr. Gladwell spoke about teeth in an interview with the British press.  He said that  people will be judged more and more by their teeth,” says Dr. Jergins.  “The article went on to say that having a great smile could increase earning power.”

Here is more from the British article:

The survey showed that people with whiter teeth were thought to earn £10,000 more on average than they actually did. 

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Clearwater Dentist says, “Happy Mother’s Day!”

Happy Mother’s Day, from Clearwater Dentist, Dr. M. Bradley Jergins, of ClearWhite Dental.

“We want to wish every mom and grandmother, a very happy Mother’s Day,” says Dr. Jergins. “We hope you feel appreciated and loved on your special day.”

We’ve included a photo of Dr. Jergins’s mother in this post.  She is proudly showing her veneers, done by, who else, Dr. Jergins.

“Before I got these veneers, I thought my teeth looked pretty good,” she says.  “But after I got the veneers, I could not believe the difference.  People would compliment me on my smile, and say that I looked ten years younger.  I might be a bit … Read the rest

La Bete Noir — Dr. Jergins’s favorite ganache cake ever!

This is the oh-so-good cake that Dr. Jergins loves to make for special occasions.  It originally appeared in Bon Appetit.  The only additional directions Dr. Jergins would add is to include raspberries for an extra festive touch — and of course, to brush and floss after all meals and desserts!  😉

INGREDIENTS

CAKE

  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 9 tablespoons (1 stick plus 1 tablespoon) unsalted butter, diced
  • 18 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 6 large eggs

GANACHE

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • Lightly sweetened whipped cream

PREPARATION

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FOR CAKE:

  • Preheat oven to
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