Healthy Smile – Healthy Eating! Great Fall Recipe – Enjoy!!

Wild Rice Pilaf with Cranberries & Apples Dietitian’s tip: Not a true rice at all, wild rice is the unpolished kernels of a wild grass native to the Great Lakes area. Wild rice is cooked differently from true rices — it requires boiling in a larger quantity of water.By Mayo Clinic staff Serves 8 Ingredients 1/4 cup slivered almonds3 cups …

“Tis the season for Farmers Markets .. enjoy!

 From: Judith Mabel, RD, PhD  NutritionBoston.com Farmer’s Markets Farmer’s markets will be opening soon. These markets will have on display beautiful arrays of fresh produce and also carry other items such as baked goods, fish, meats, and eggs that are locally made or produced.                                                                                                        Some of the produce will say “organic”, “natural”, or “integrated pest management (IPM)”. What do these …

Tips for traveling On The Road

Sharing some tips for On The Road summer travel … from NutritionBoston.com On the Road   Tips for Traveling: Well it certainly is that time of year again to travel. Whether you are going on a car trip, flying to see family, or staying in hotels, there will be many impediments to eating in your established healthy way. Here are …

Cheryl Burke’s .. the value of a smile

interview with Dear Doctor  Cheryl Burke The Dancing with the Stars professional talks about stepping up to life’s challenges on and off the dance floor, and the oral health tip that revitalized her smile As a professional ballroom dancer admired by millions of television viewers, Cheryl Burke of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars understands the impact of a bright and …

Tooth Erosion | Can Be Avoided

Great article from Smart Guy .. Tooth Erosion | Can Be Avoidedhttp://www.smartguy.com/index.asp?id=920&c=Tooth-Erosion Tooth ErosionEverybody remembers the urban legend about a glass of soda that if someone takes a tooth that he has just lost (the legend only works for the very young) and drops it in a glass of Coca – Cola, by morning it will be dissolved. Well, it …

The Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is the leading cause of adult tooth loss.  Its links to heart disease and stroke have been well-publicized. But did you know it’s also linked to diabetes? That means every time you pick up your toothbrush or wind that floss around your fingers, you’re saving a whole lot more than just your smile.  Here’s …

February is Heart Health Month

Healthy Gums- Healthy Heart Oral Health is Overall Health, from the MDS On Heart Disease and Stroke … “Did you know that the plaque that develops on your   teeth is the same plaque that causes heart attacks?” view this important publication from the MDS in  PATIENT INFORMATION on our website:https://www.longwood-dental.com/clinic/longwood-dental/forms/oral_health.pdf