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Fall is finally here, and the country is starting to cool off and open back up. The fall means fall sports and outdoor fun, but heading outdoors can have its downsides, too. If you plan on going outside into nature this fall, don’t forget to take some precautions. Here’s a […]

“Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes.” So said Christopher Bullock, way back in 1716 in The Cobbler of Preston. The same thing rings true today. We have taxes on all sorts of things these days, including in some areas, on sugar. The United Kingdom, […]

With the pandemic still raging, it’s hard to turn on the news or go on social media and not hear anything about COVID-19. Whether it’s new infection rates, new mutations of the virus, or some other data, the coverage of this sometimes-deadly virus has left many of us stressed and […]

When it comes to our DNA, there’s still a lot we simply don’t know. Not for lack of trying, but there just hasn’t been enough research into these fascinating building blocks of life. But recently, scientists sought to discover what role, if any, DNA has on our oral microbiome, and […]

It’s Healthy Aging Month, and as your dental practice, we want to see you in the best of health, no matter what your age is. Healthy aging can mean many things to many people but is especially important in older adults. From eating right to getting the right amount of […]

When you have sleep apnea, naturally you want to do everything you can to make your sleep apnea better, not worse. This may include treatment options such as sleep orthotics or CPAP therapy, or it can include lifestyle changes that may not eliminate symptoms altogether, but that can seriously reduce […]

If you have sleep apnea, chances are you’ve tried at least one thing to reduce or eliminate the side effects of this frustrating condition. Between the lack of quality sleep to the sluggish, tired feeling you may have become accustomed to, sleep apnea can upset your daily life, even when […]

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, 795,000 people have a stroke each year, with 130,000 of those causing death. In fact, stroke is responsible for one in every 20 deaths in the United States. But the good news is that strokes may be preventable, at least that is according […]

With sites like TikTok, Facebook, and Instagram hosting literally billions of users, it’s no wonder that social media has become such a big part of our lives. Social media influences everything from our dietary choices to our clothing and even health decisions, too. Recently, many young adults ‘went viral’ for […]

According to some data, approximately one in five Americans drinks at least one serving of soda per day, with many drinking much more. Soda, as you may have already heard, is packed with sugar and acids like tartaric acid, citric acid, and phosphoric acid, all of which eat away at […]