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Human immunodeficiency virus, better known as HIV, is a virus that attacks a specific T4 cell in the body called CD4. Without treatment, HIV will attack so many CD4 cells that your body will eventually no longer be able to fight off disease and infections...

We know many of the ways diabetes affects diet and health but what kind of effects does diabetes have on sleep? Let’s take a look. Sleep issues do not necessarily occur in all people with diabetes. However, problems during sleep can be the result of...

[caption id="attachment_1153" align="aligncenter" width="589"] Image by Sarah Johnson, Blacknote[/caption] What do your e-cigarettes and the leftover bowl of Halloween candy stashed in your pantry have in common? More than you think. A recent study reveals a link between sweet-flavored e-cigarettes and an increased risk for dental cavities....

They affect weight. They affect mood. They cause hunger, they cause fatigue. We’re talking about hormones, particularly female hormones. If you’re a woman, you know all too well the effect hormone surges can have on your everyday life. But did you know hormone surges also...

Halloween season is here and with it comes the temptation to indulge in sugary treats. While we understand that everyone wants to oblige their sweet tooth with Reese’s peanut butter pumpkins or old-fashioned candy corn, we encourage you to be careful with the amount of...

Did you know you can have perfectly straight, pearly white teeth and still be at risk for gum disease? Gum disease is a silent condition with little to no symptoms appearing until the disease has progressed into more advanced stages. Gum disease is easily prevented...

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...

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