Dr. Tortorich, his wife, Torre, daughter Allyson, and son in law Justin all traveled to Europe to visit four countries and 10 cities in twelve days. The trip was a great adventure, but very exhausting. Dr. Tortorich had to go back to work to get some rest.
Dr. Tortorich and Brandy, financial coordinator, wearing blue on National Autism Awareness Day April 2, 2018.
Brandy has a nephew who has autism.
Myth: Soft drinks don’t damage teeth.
You may be shocked to learn that drinking your favorite carbonated beverages can cause irreversible damage to your teeth. The acid content of all carbonated beverages can damage the enamel of your teeth. Try to limit your consumption.
Dr. Tortorich and staff treat patients at Arkansas of Mercy in Monticello. This charity event is held annually in different areas of the state.
Dr. Tortorich’s staff celebrates Halloween and dresses up as the Doctor himself!
Dr. Tortorich and staff use the most rigorous and up to date sterilization and disinfection procedures to ensure patient safety. Surgical instruments are autoclaved at high temperatures and pressures to achieve sterility. All surfaces which are potentially contaminated during patient care are disinfected in accordance with the recommendations of the CDC and in compliance with OSHA regulations.
The popular practice of placing a cap on a toothbrush actually favors bacterial growth. The moisture in a closed container is increased which favors bacterial proliferation. It is better to place your toothbrush in an upright holder to allow the bristles to dry out after use. This will decrease bacterial growth and the viable bacterial count on your toothbrush.