Nutritious Food Groups

For a Healthy Diet These nutritious foods can build health, ward off disease, and taste wonderful! Fatty fish—broiled, baked, or grilled—may lower triglycerides and blood pressure, increase good cholesterol levels, and reduce the risk of clotting. Whole grains are full of fiber, flavor, and texture. They may lower your risk of heart disease, Type II [...]

Nutritious Food Groups2020-12-28T23:16:23+00:00

Baby Those Gums and Help Your Heart!

It started out as an unconventional theory. But now, more and more scientists, physicians and dentists are seeing the connection between gum disease and potentially fatal heart attacks. What would a problem with your gums have in common with an ailing heart? Researchers began by looking at heart attack patients and deciding what physical symptoms [...]

Baby Those Gums and Help Your Heart!2017-10-03T00:00:46+00:00

Alcohol and Your Health…

Just the Facts There's so much conflicting information regarding drinking alcohol blasting at us these days. A glass of red wine is good? Is even drinking at all a good idea? It's a matter of proportion. The facts are these. First, alcohol affects women more than men. Because men tend to be heavier in muscle [...]

Alcohol and Your Health…2017-08-15T00:00:01+00:00

Heart Healthy News

Do you have sore, bleeding gums? Are you worried about your heart's health, and how much time may still be available to enjoy your life and family? A visit to our office just might help solve all these worries simultaneously! Fighting periodontal (gum) disease through outstanding daily hygiene and regular dental appointments is a three-for-the-price-of-one [...]

Heart Healthy News2017-03-07T00:00:10+00:00

Stay Healthy in 2017!

With the new year upon us, it's again time we examine our health and lifestyles, and see how best we can improve and maintain them. Consider some of these easy resolutions that will help you lead a healthier life for years to come. 1. Stop smoking and make this New Year tobacco-free! If you smoke [...]

Stay Healthy in 2017!2017-01-03T00:00:46+00:00

Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation That Could Be Deadly Illness or injury to your body should trigger your immune system to heat up at that location and essentially smoke out the enemy. If your immune system is healthy, when the mission is accomplished, the inflammation subsides and healing begins. But sometimes an immune system doesn't know when to stop. [...]

Chronic Inflammation2016-06-07T00:00:33+00:00

Psssssssst—Secret Sugar

Lurks in Every Pantry Your sugar bowl sits on the table, and you lift its lid only to sweeten your morning coffee. You deserve a medal for exemplary nutritional behavior! Are you sure? Most folks eat more of it than they realize—150 pounds per year average. That’s 6 ounces—3/4 of a cup—every day. Two-thirds of [...]

Psssssssst—Secret Sugar2016-05-17T00:00:58+00:00

Dentistry—Early Warning for Disease

Your mouth is an early warning system. Changes in tissue color, persistent sores, chipped and eroded teeth, and excessive tartar buildup are certainly unattractive. But, more important, these variations from the norm can also be vital evidence of serious ill health. What you don’t see can hurt you You may miss early warning signals on your own; [...]

Dentistry—Early Warning for Disease2015-09-01T00:00:08+00:00

Periodontal Disease—It’s More Than Just Sore Gums

And periodontal health is more than a dazzling smile. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums has become more important than ever. Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammation of the gums that not only can lead to tooth loss but can even interfere with other systems of the body. Periodontitis, aka gum disease, has been associated with [...]

Periodontal Disease—It’s More Than Just Sore Gums2015-07-07T00:00:52+00:00