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5 Ways to Care for Your Teeth and Prevent Dental Health Problems

I brush my teeth regularly, isn’t that enough? Holistically taking care of your oral health requires a bit of a checklist. Yes, brushing and flossing are important, but what are some other methods of oral health care? Proper dental prevention and regular check-ups are your best bet for a healthier, pain-free, beautiful smile. Here are 5 ways to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental health problems: 1- Invest In an Electric Toothbrush Electric… Continue reading

Pumpkin Cookies (Paleo)

For this month’s recipe, pumpkins had to be the star of the show. These paleo pumpkin cookies are gluten-free, vegan, and grain-free. They’re perfect for fall or whenever you’re in the mood for a nutritious pumpkin spice treat. Healthy and delicious, this recipe is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Ingredients 1 cup canned pureed pumpkin 1 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup almond butter 1 flax egg (see instructions below) 1… Continue reading

Spring Risotto with Asparagus and Peas

When asparagus and peas start to appear at your local farmer’s market, you know that spring is just around the corner! Check out this healthy risotto recipe that is comforting to make and to eat. There are lots of room for customization, such as substituting asparagus for zucchini or mushroom, or use this recipe to compliment a main dish like grilled chicken breasts or pan-seared salmon. Ingredients: (serves 4) 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth (can… Continue reading

Are You Afraid of the Dentist?

As comfortable as we try to make our patients, there are always those that just fear the dental chair. It could be the needles, the drills, the noises or the lollipop when you’re done. If you’re one of our patients that just dreads coming in, we may have a solution for you. Have you ever wished there was a way you could just close your eyes and have it be over? Maybe you can! What… Continue reading

Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Salad

Brussels sprouts are in season during the colder months, so here is a quick and easy dish to take advantage of this delicious vegetable. You can prepare it as a side with your holiday meals to share with your friends and family. Ingredients: 5 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 5 tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 cup freshly chopped parsley Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 lbs. brussels sprouts, halved and thinly sliced (about 8 cups) 1/2… Continue reading

Tips for Maintaining Your Smile during the Festive Season

The holidays can be a busy time and we can often lose track of our daily routine. So we will just cut to the chase and tell you 8 quick tips to make sure you keep your holiday smile this festive season! Schedule a pre-holiday check-up Get a head start with planning your holidays by booking an appointment with us so we can make sure your oral health is on point. We know with a… Continue reading

Straighten Out Your Smile With Clear Aligners!

Why Use A Clear Aligner? To correct malocclusion, a growing number of patients and doctors prefer clear aligners to traditional wires and brackets, due to advantages such as: Nearly-invisible appliances No dietary restrictions No obstructions to flossing or brushing Controlled single-tooth movement Remote monitoring options Our Partnership With ClearCorrect After more than 12 years in business, ClearCorrect has helped hundreds of thousands of patients achieve better smiles. Every piece of manufacturing and diagnostic know-how that… Continue reading

Leftover Turkey and Nachos Salad Bowl

Given that it’s Thanksgiving month, we know you have your family turkey dinner recipes covered. So here’s a recipe that’ll put your leftovers to good use! Try this leftover turkey and nachos salad bowl – wholesome, healthy, and easy to make (works with chicken, too!) Who better to provide you with tasty, good-for-your-teeth recipes than your own dentist? This delicious bowl will make sure your post-Thanksgiving Day meal is quick and easy to whip up…. Continue reading

Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal Pudding

As days become longer during the summer, it’s important we are all getting enough nutrients and calories that our bodies need to conquer the day! This recipe is quick and simple, packed with nutrient and healthy sweeteners to keep you energized in the morning. Blueberries can be highly effective at slowing down the rate of tooth decay. Whilst, oatmeal is filled with beneficial vitamins, fibers, minerals and antioxidants; as a bonus, they’re gluten free! Prep… Continue reading

Tips to Tackle Quarantine!

We bet everyone learned a new phrase recently, ‘social distancing’! We cannot stress how important it is to stay home and stay safe so that we can get through this difficult pandemic as quickly as possible. In this stressful and uncertain time, it helps to establish some new habits while maintaining old ones to gain a sense of control and normalcy over your life. If you are fortunate enough to be able to work from… Continue reading

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--Leslie Dawson