Author: Hilary Hamblin

School is in full swing and now afternoons are filled with homework and after-school activities. Unfortunately, as school life makes real life busier, our children’s healthy diets often go down the drain. As parents, it’s easy to grab a pre-packaged snack cake or bag of...

As dental professionals, there are a number of mouth healthy habits we promote to our patients to help improve and maintain dental health. In addition to those good habits we encourage are a list of bad habits we strongly advise our patients to break. Take...

We know water is the most mouth healthy drink in the world. But what about sparkling water? After all, sparkling water is just water but some worry the carbonation could have harmful effects. In today's blog, we're solving this much debated mystery.   A Healthline article concerning...

According to the American Dental Association, about ⅓ of all dental injuries are sports-related. Another statistic shows that 75% of high school sports injuries occurred when a mouth guard was not in use.   Mouth guards are often forgotten when parents are gathering helmets, knee pads...

As parents, we know how important practicing good dental habits is to maintaining great dental health, like brushing our teeth twice a day. Convincing our kids of this idea, however, can be a battle. Luckily, you can make brushing teeth more fun for your kids. Make...

With continued advancement in dental technology, the amount of children with bright, healthy smiles is increasing. However, poor dental health among children and adolescents is still quite prevalent and negatively impacting their lives. Poor dental health is linked to a number of concerns in children...

  Dental implants are replacement tooth roots used in combination with dental crowns or dental bridges to restore missing teeth. Unlike removable dentures, dental implants are permanently placed and offer a number of long-term benefits.   Perhaps the most visible benefit of dental implants is the restoration of...

Training and healthy diets are just a couple of ways athletes prepare their bodies for competition. As researchers have learned more about what helps the body achieve maximum performance in recent years, getting enough sleep has been added to the list of things athletes should...

  According to the National Sleep Foundation, up to 90 percent of people’s moods and energy levels are affected by the changing of seasons. Without question, these effects on mood and energy directly affect sleep habits.   The Huffington Post attributes five major factors to changes in...

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