“When we tell little Johnny to stop sucking his thumb because blah blah blah will happen . . . he will undeniably look at us like we’re from another planet, because, in his mind, we most definitely are. When we say Oops! as we’re doing that root canal, the patient never perceives it as a good sign. How about, What the *%@! accompanied by raised eyebrows and worry all over the face of the parent because their kid has a humongous white mass on their radiograph. Intrigued? You should be.” Breakthrough Clinical’s Editorial Director Stacey Simmons, DDS, introduces the articles for the April issue of the newsletter.