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Be Good to Your Heart All Year Round   Every Valentine’s Day, hearts become popular again. From heart-shaped candy boxes to heart-covered Valentine cards, to pink and red colored everything – this is the time of year to acknowledge that pumping muscle in the middle of our chests and feel the warm glow it gives […]

Five Ways to Stay Healthy (and Sane) During the Holidays

Every year, we look forward to the mellow, relaxing, slow-paced few weeks leading up to the holidays….said no one ever.   Starting with the madness of Black Friday and ending with the crushing hangover of New Year’s Day, the season brings over-eating, over-drinking and the stresses of family drama, last-minute shopping and holiday traffic. Since opting […]

Holiday Engagements-Don’t Forget About Your Smiles!

Planning your wedding? Many young women spend years of their lives dreaming of the day they will walk down the aisle. Just imagine it: all eyes on you, your hair and make-up perfect, wearing the dress of your dreams, as everyone “oohs” and “ahhs” watching you enter the room while they take a million pictures […]

Concierge Dentistry – Only for the Rich and Famous?

Think about the word ‘concierge’ and you’re bound to imagine a visit to a swanky hotel, during which you might call upon the services of a polite and accommodating hotel employee to arrange restaurant reservations or give site-seeing advice on how to take advantage of where you are staying. And, the notion of having a […]

Does Your Breathing Affect Your Looks?

They say ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and when it comes to our physical features, there is never a one-size-fits-all definition of beauty. Our faces are usually reflections of the family characteristics passed down from our mothers and fathers – who assure us from an early age that we are beautiful, despite […]

Do You Need a Sleep Appliance?

In the day-to-day hubbub and stresses of life, we all have mornings that find us feeling less rested than we’d like to be. Even if you went to bed at a reasonable hour, job or family worries weighing on your mind can keep you from getting that kind of restful and restorative sleep we all […]

Chew Your Way to Better Health

  How many times this past week did you glance at your watch, realize you were late for something, grab a snack or meal on the run and wolf it down while hurrying to your next appointment? Although we can acknowledge that our society is too fast-paced and harried at times, the idea of eating […]

Your Mother Was Right: Good Posture is Important

Are you a sloucher?   In these times of intently staring down into laptops, mobile phones and electronic devices, many of us have become a generation of slouchers, slumpers and hunchers. And, although our mothers may all be waving their fingers in disappointment, we might roll our eyes and shrug it off with hunched shoulders. […]

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Despite the advances in dental and oral health care in this country over the past century, many Americans lose their teeth because of tooth decay, illness or injury.  In fact, 178 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth and over 35 million people in this country do not have any natural […]

What is Oil Pulling and Should You Try It?

If you’re responsible about your oral health and strive to keep your teeth clean and bright, you hopefully brush at least twice a day. You probably use floss daily and you might even use mouthwash on a regular basis to keep your breath fresh and your pearly whites looking…well, pearly white. What you may NOT […]