A New Article on Colgate!

A new article is out on Colgate Oral Care Center!

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Find out all about the Glossopharyngeal Nerve.

CLICK HERE to read the latest article and share it on your social media platforms!

© 2019 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

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We Came, We Brushed, We Smiled!

Wait a minute?! Your dentist didn’t let you in on the trade secret?!

But I must admit, this secret is so good, that the students, faculty, and staff at Harvard School of Dental Medicine just couldn’t keep it quiet any longer!

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Click Here To Read More On The Huffington Post!

© 2017 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

Consider the Evidence: Fluoride for Healthy Futures

Hot off the HuffPost Press . . .

On February 1, 2016, in the late hours of the night, my jaw fell to the floor. I just couldn’t believe what I was seeing . . .

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And so my class of 2019 DMD Candidates at Harvard School of Dental Medicine joined together to respond.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESPONSE.

© 2017 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

Fluoride-Fresh Comedy

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Medical-dental integration is real, and the importance is no laughing matter.  But who doesn’t like a little humor in the dental chair?

CLICK HERE to read a May 2016 reflection about the importance of medical-dental integration, and stay tuned and alert for updates on why the mouth truly cannot be removed from the body.

© 2016 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

An Open Letter To You, My Patients

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I can’t remember.  The silence

that came before your whispers in the hospital halls.  How

many arteries per hour

my blood surged, sitting

beside a patient without knowing.

CLICK HERE

to read more of An Open Letter to You, My Patients

Thank you to the Doctors Who Create team for creating such a wonderful platform for clinical humanities, and thank you for the gift of an opportunity to learn.  Be sure to explore the rest of the wonderful pieces on Doctors Who Create before clicking away!

© 2016 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

Talk. I am listening.

While the city sleeps
tucked beneath a dark embrace
my mind hears yours.
Talk. I am listening.
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Click here to read more of this poem, Cadaver 4, from Doctors Who Create, and be sure to stick around the site to explore what other creative ponderings are going through the minds of your physicians and physicians-in-training.

© 2016 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

I Didn’t Think Katrina

Issue 6 Has Arrived!

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And I am honored to be included as a poet alongside such great talents.  Thank you to the fabulous team at Ink In Thirds for selecting my piece and crafting such an inspiring publication.

CLICK HERE to pick up your own copy of Ink In Thirds Magazine, and be sure to turn to page 23 to read “I Didn’t Think Katrina.”

© 2016 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.

Sleep Makes SENS: My Adventures Through A Sleepless Night

Whatever you do, don’t set a bedtime. You’re not a little kid anymore! When the sun sets and people start to fall asleep, don’t turn off your TV. What would you do with the silence? When your eyelids grow heavy and your head starts to bob, definitely don’t rest your neck on the ground. It’s a trap! A trap, I tell you!

Whatever you do, don’t go to sleep.

Do you think I’m kidding? Does this sound like a game?! Well, I wish I were so deceived. But let me take you back to my college years, to the days of head-bobbing exhaustion, to the days when this sleeplessness wasn’t a game.

CLICK HERE to read more of this Huffington Post article and find out exactly why

“Sleep Makes SENS!”

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What’s in this article?

(This blog post was featured as runner-up in The 2016 Blogging Competition on the inspirational, mutli-interest blog, According to Greta.)

© 2016 Mirissa D. Price: A Dental Student, A Writer, A Journey to Share.