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A General Dentist on Nitric Oxide and Overall Nutrition


Among the many benefits of being a general dentist is the ability to focus on the holistic elements of the human body, including being able to tell patients about things that will help improve their overall physical performance. It is […] Continue Reading


News from Your Dentist: Diet Soda Increases Your Risk of Stroke and Dementia


As a dentist, we are interested in the overall health of our patients. Fox News recently reported that drinking one diet soda a day can increase a persons’ risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or having a stroke, http://video.foxnews.com/v/5407818718001/?#sp=show-clips. This is alarming […] Continue Reading


Taking the Stairs May Boost Energy More Than Drinking a Soda By Madeline Kennedy April 28, 2017


(Reuters Health) – For young women running on little sleep, 10 minutes of stair walking increased energy more than the amount of caffeine in a soda or half a cup of coffee, according to a small study. This energy boost […] Continue Reading


A Sleep Apnea Dentist in Longview Can Fit You for an Oral Appliance


When you need a sleep apnea dentist in Longview to fit you for an oral appliance, we can help. Our oral appliances fit comfortably and securely in your mouth to provide you with an uninterrupted, much needed night of sleep.Learn […] Continue Reading


Pregnancy Impacts the Teeth, Making It Important to Stay Healthy: Tips from a Family Dentist


Pregnancy is one of those conditions that actually works to make teeth weaker, and many patients come in to see their family dentist during or after a pregnancy with significant problems. The good news is that being pregnant does not […] Continue Reading


Sleep Apnea Can Harm Your Sex Life


It turns out that your quality of sleep could be impacting your sex life. If you are an adult that is struggling with a lack of sleep due to sleep apnea or another health condition, you have probably noticed some […] Continue Reading


A Family Dentist Explains How to Prevent Acid Erosion


When patients visit our family dentist office, we talk a lot about acid erosion, how it impacts the teeth and ways to prevent it. The exterior of the tooth is made of enamel. The enamel is hard and durable but […] Continue Reading


Visit a General Dentist if You Are Sleep Deprived


Most medical practitioners will tell you that it is critically important to get sleep during the night and if this is not happening, a trip to our general dentist office can help. While many people may feel like they can […] Continue Reading


A General Dentist Discusses How Food Can Impact Sleep


As a general dentist, it is important for me to tell patients how to improve their overall health and well-being. Many patients suffer from an inability to sleep through the night, lack the ability to fall asleep or wake up too early […] Continue Reading


Coca-Cola Sued for Misleading Public: More from a Family Dentist


As a family dentist, I regularly warn patients of the dangers of drinking soda or any beverages with a low pH level. Now, Coca-Cola is under fire for marketing these same sodas in a misleading way. Per Fox News, the […] Continue Reading