Sometimes vacations can be as simple as sitting by the pool or beach and just relaxing. And sometimes vacations can be go go go. My trip to New York was mostly go go go but there were some memorable moments and some learning on my part that was pretty incredible.… read more
Time for a blog on a personal experience I recently had.
Until Tuesday of this week I have never even heard of the American Contemporary Ballet. In fact, anything to do with ballet wasn’t even on my radar. I know that I saw parts of Swan Lake or The Nutcracker at different times in my life, but I can’t remember going to the theatre just for a ballet.… read more
Last month I wrote about what happens to your body right after you drink a soda. This month some other interesting facts about sodas.
If you think moderation is the key sip on these facts. One soda a day can double your chance of developing type 2 diabetes and according to The Nurse’s Health Study which followed 90,000 women for 8 years, drinking a soda a day added about 10 pounds of fat in 4 years.… read more
The following list is what happens when you drink a sugary soft drink kept simple.
- 10-12 teaspoons of sugar enter your system (your stomach doesn’t react to the extreme sweet because of everything else in the soda) Can you say hello cavities and acid erosion
- 15-20 minutes later your blood sugar spikes and this causes your insulin levels to react helping promote fat storage in your body.
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At Southern California Dental Health Associates we take a strong stand against gum disease. We believe that the mouth is a gateway to the rest of the body and the American Heart Association has said that gum disease is the same risk for heart disease that smoking is. … read more
I have a confession to make, I hate to stretch. Maybe because it hurts since I don’t do it, or maybe because I was told when I was young I would never be that flexible, but most likely because I am lazy about it. … read more
Nike has a really good tag line don’t they…”Just Do It” It can apply to so many places in our lives. For those of you who have followed my blog I have been advocating for everyone that when it comes to their individual health.… read more
I have to admit it, I didn’t come up with this headline. It is the title of a book I have been reading by Carol Vander Stoep, RDH, BSDH. The cover of the book says it all, Healthy Mouth Healthy Body. … read more
It has already started in our office, full force holiday spirit. If you were to come in Maria and Natasha have outdone themselves this year with beautiful holiday decorations at Southern California Dental Health Associates. There are so many ways people share the holiday spirit, including parties, family get togethers and of course all the little goodies that get passed around.… read more
It’s been a while since I have blogged so I wanted to get down and dirty right away with a subject that as a dental health care professional I have a bone to pick with….and that is SUGAR
Sugar, the bitter truth was a phrase that I first heard from a Dr.… read more