Question: Dr. Pastrell graduated from dental school in 1983 from where?  The answer is: University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California.  Read more about Dr. Pastrell’s dental education. 

Reno Dental Trivia this month has to do with Dr. Pastrell! April Trivia Question: Where did Dr. Pastrell graduate from dental school in 1983? Thanks to everyone who participates in our monthly trivia game! We are enjoying the fun responses! First person to email the correct answer to dpastrell@gmail.com wins a $10 Starbucks gift card!  

We had a patient come in a few months ago. She was grinding her teeth in her sleep to the extent that she actually ground through her night guard. We suggested making our new type of night guard – the RiPPLE. She was hesitant at first. But this is what she has to say now!…

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  Some truth about dental hygiene from your Reno Dentist!  There are many myths circulating about good oral hygiene. This article from EverydayHealth.com mentions some of these myths and gives the truth. Take a look and see which ones you have heard! If you need to schedule a dental appointment call Dr. Pastrell’s office today at…

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Question: There are several other sayings about March. Perhaps the best known is “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a —-?”  The answer is: “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a LAMB.”  Explanation: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. In the 19th century it was used…

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March Trivia Question: There are several other sayings about March. Perhaps the best known is “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a —-?” Thanks to everyone who participates in our monthly trivia game! We are enjoying the fun responses! First person to email the correct answer to dpastrell@gmail.com wins a $10 Starbucks…

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Many people struggle with sleepless nights or snoring. This may be the first sign there is a problem. A recent article entitled “Snoring is NOT Normal” goes into detail about how this is a common sleep struggle but should not be your normal. If you struggle with sleepless nights or snoring, this could be a…

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Charcoal Teeth Whitening?

We have had several patients ask us about charcoal teeth whitening. There are some differing views out there about this new method of getting those teeth whiter. This article from Fox News is entitled Dentist Warns Against Charcoal Teeth Whitening Trend.  It might be best to stay away from this trend until more is known…

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Question:  In Splash Mountain at Disneyland there was a cave with the sign “Rufus.” Who is Rufus and what is he doing? The answer is: Rufus is a hibernating bear. He can be heard snoring. The “Rufus” mailbox has been changed to “Brer Bear.” But Rufus can still be heard snoring inside.  Do you snore?…

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Question: February Trivia Question:  In Splash Mountain at Disneyland there was a cave with the sign “Rufus.” Who is Rufus and what is he doing? Thanks to everyone who participates in our monthly trivia game! We are enjoying the fun responses! First person to email the correct answer to dpastrell@gmail.com wins a $10 Starbucks gift card!

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