February 21, 2019

Blood pressure control a focus of American Heart month

It’s often called the silent killer. Why, do you ask? Because it has no warning signs or symptoms. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  75 million people or about one in every three US adults have high blood...

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Dental emergencies

Accidents happen.  From a broken tooth to even a broken jaw, certain steps can be taken to lessen the pain and damage while seeking dental treatment.  First, it is important to remain calm and contact...

Children’s dental health month

If you asked a pediatric dentist what their favorite month of the year was, my guess is most would say Feb. Why Feb? Well, for starters, it has been designated as National Children’s Dental Health...