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22 01, 2015

Simple Habits to Help Achieve Life Long Health

2015-01-22T08:09:55-06:00Dental Health, Diabetes, Food Choices, Health Resolutions, Healthy Activities, Heart Health, Reasons To Smile, Summer Activities, Type II|

What are a few simple things that you can do this year that have a cumulative and positive impact on your life-long health? To help get you started we are suggesting two very simple practices to put into place that anyone can do and they do not require gym memberships [...]

14 01, 2015

Healthy Detox Recipe for the New Year

2015-01-14T08:32:45-06:00Better Breath, Diabetes, Food Choices, Good Sugars, Health Resolutions, Healthy Dental Recipes, Healthy Fats, Heart Health, Type II|

A popular term this time of year as we revise our New Year’s Resolutions is to pursue eating the types of foods that will help us detox.  However, the word detox implies that our body is filled with unwanted toxins.  This may or may not be true. So, in the [...]

18 09, 2014

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – What You Need To Know About Fats

2019-09-12T11:33:37-06:00Dental Health, Healthy Dental Recipes, Healthy Fats, Heart Health, Unhealthy Fats|

The term “Fat” is sometimes correlated with other derogatory terms such as ugly, disgusting, and bad. However, fats have proven to provide unbelievable health benefits that include the following: Weight loss Reduction in bad cholesterol Increase in good cholesterol Reduction in fatty liver and kidney enzymes Better brain function Better [...]

30 07, 2014

Oil Pulling for Holistic Dental Health Benefits

2014-07-30T08:45:53-06:00Better Breath, Brushing Teeth, Dental Health, Gum Health, Healthy Teeth Tips, Heart Health, Oil Pulling, Teeth Cleaning|

When most people hear the term “oil pulling” they immediately associate it with the practice of oil drilling which can cause the subject to be quickly overlooked. Let’s take a closer look at this easy to apply treatment to your daily dental hygiene practices. Goodbye Mouthwash…Hello Oil Oil Pulling (a.k.a. [...]

5 06, 2013

Dental Health: More Than Just Your Teeth

2020-04-15T08:33:59-06:00Dental Health, Heart Health, Oral Health, Periodontal, periodontist|

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), in collaboration with the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), recently published a series of consensus reports that analyzed the scientific evidence linking periodontal disease, specifically periodontitis, to other systemic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes. These reports conclude the following important [...]

8 08, 2012

Healthy Gums Help to Create a Healthy Heart

2012-08-08T07:27:44-06:00Gum Disease, Heart Health, Oral Health, periodontist, Periodontist of Niles|

Gum disease and cardiovascular disease are two major public health issues that impact a large number of Americans every day. Cardiovascular or heart disease contributes to 2,400 deaths per day, while gum or periodontal disease affects nearly 75 percent of Americans. Despite impacting separate areas of the body, research has [...]