This week, "Your DNTO" presents highlights from our "tooth" episode
, along with your stories of toothy anxiety.Read on
to find out what's on the show...
If a stranger came up to you on the street and asked you to look into
your mouth, would you say yes? What if that stranger was Sook-Yin Lee,
and she had a microphone? Tune in to see who opens wide, and who
A perfect set of pearly whites... that's the image we're
sold in commercials. Everyone's supposed to want that. But what if you
don't? Lisa Rundle tells us her story of orthodontic rebellion.
A DNTO listener shares her story about her complicated relationship with her not-quite-straight teeth.
Former Maple Leaf Todd Warriner
tells us what it's like for a hockey player to lose his teeth... and sports writer James Mirtle
chats with Sook-Yin about the culture of "spittin' Chicklets" in hockey.
what is it like for the kids when those chompers drop out? Sook-Yin
talks with nine-year-old Max, who really just wants his two front teeth... and a young DNTO listener calls in with his story of losing his chompers.
the kind of thing that sounds like an urban legend: two teenagers with
braces share an innocent (okay, relatively innocent) kiss, and wind up
locked together by wires. But Jean Freeman
lived that particular story... and she'll tell us how she got out of it.
Whiter! Brighter! Straighter! Is our quest for "perfect" teeth really healthy? Kirsten Bell
has a unique perspective on that, since she's an Australian ex-pat...
and a cultural anthropologist. She'll tell us what she's observed about
Canadian teeth, and why she thinks a dentist's office is like a church.
Most people who have bad teeth try to hide them by keeping their mouth shut, even refusing to smile. But not Jason Jones
He'll tell us the story of his painfully bad teeth, and what happened
when they appeared on the front page of the biggest newspaper in Canada.
(And you can check out his before
And DNTO listener Ann phones in with her story of very expensive orthodontics and a poorly-swung baseball bat.And here's this week's playlist:
- "Kiss Me (While I Still Have Teeth)"Hawksley Workman
- "Hockey, The Greatest Game In the Land"Winter Gloves
- "Tooth Fairy"Evelyn Knight
- "Powder Your Face With Sunshine (Smile! Smile! Smile!)"