Ask a Dentist: Facts To Sink Your Teeth Into

23:32 minutes

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. And, it turns out, the dentist — because that fibery skin is good for your teeth. Dentists Mark Ryder of the University of California San Francisco and Mark Wolff of New York University answer your toothy questions in this episode of our “Ask an expert” series.

Segment Guests

Mark Ryder

Mark Ryder is professor and chair of periodontology at the University of California, San Francisco in San Francisco, California.

Mark S. Wolff

Mark S. Wolff is professor, chair, and associate dean for pre-doctoral clinical education in the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care at New York University College of Dentistry in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.