Mouthwash Wonders

Did you know that mouthwashes can do more than just give you good breath?! Some contain antiseptic agents that reduce plaque and prevent gingivits, both of which can cause bad breath, as stated by the American Dental Association. It is best to use mouthwash in the evening after you have flossed and brushed your teeth and [...]

By | 2013-04-10T00:59:21+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Dental, Dental Hygiene, General Dental Information|

Back Pain Relief

Are you routinely taking pills for chronic back pain? According to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, massage may be more effective. The study showed that 37% of people in the therapy groups receiving deep-tissue massages or relaxation massages experienced lessened or disappearing back pain after 10 weeks, as compared to only 4% [...]

By | 2013-04-01T14:15:15+00:00 April 1st, 2013|General Health, Massage|

Dentistry During Pregnancy

It is a common myth that pregnant women should not undergo traditional dental procedures because of high risk factors. However, this is far from the truth. According to Atlanta cosmetic dentist Ronald Goldstein, “It’s not only 100 percent safe for pregnant women to go to the dentist, it’s a must.  In fact, you’ll want to go more [...]

Tooth Wear

Are you wearing your teeth away? According to a post in NewBeauty, most people are totally unaware that they grind their teeth, either during the day or at night. Agoura Hills, California cosmetic dentist Jonathan Ziv, DDS, believes this is an issue for 75 percent of patients. Beyond causing headaches and neck aches, grinding can [...]

By | 2013-03-20T20:58:41+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental, General Dental Information|

Tea

All tea is good for you, but you may be surprised to learn of the benefits of these super-charged drinks: Black tea could be slimming. It could prevent your body from absorbing fat from food, according to a study in the journal Nutrition. But drink it plain, as adding milk or sugar may inhibit the fat-fighting [...]

By | 2013-03-17T21:22:10+00:00 March 17th, 2013|General Health|

Exercise

The November issue of Shape magazine reports that a study by the University of Missouri found that women who. Practice tai chi twice a week for two and a half months had less stress and more energy. Tests also showed improvements in visual and verbal memory. The flowing, meditative moves can promote flexibility, balance, and muscle [...]

By | 2013-03-15T21:35:33+00:00 March 15th, 2013|General Health, Stress Reduction|

Post-Workout Massage

For some, massages seem indulgent.  But, did you know, a study from McMaster University in Canada revealed that a 10-minute massage after a workout will actually reduce inflammation, lessen soreness and increase energy production in muscles?!  This can even help your muscles to perform at their peak during your next workout.

By | 2013-03-14T00:36:31+00:00 March 14th, 2013|General Health, Massage|