Obesity and Oral Health: The Connections

by Jason 1/31/2013 8:00 AM

Today, many people are overweight. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 percent of Missouri adults self-reported themselves as obese in 2011. Not only is that bad for your body, it is bad for your oral health.... more...

Mentoring Month: Teaching Children About Oral Health

by Jason 1/29/2013 8:00 AM

It’s Mentoring Month, and February kicks off Children’s Oral Health Month, too. So, what better time to chat about how you can help set little ones on the right path, because good dental habits can be fun ― if taught correctly!... more...

Four Rules for Living Longer

by Jason 1/24/2013 8:00 AM

“Live long and prosper.” Even those of us who are not “Trekkies” have heard the famous Vulcan quote. I think Mr. Spock had the right idea. Who doesn’t want to live long and prosper, right? The good news is that if you take charge of your life now, you can fulfill the Vulcan legacy.

There are plenty of simple things you can do to live longer. If you incorporate these four ideas into your daily life, you will lead a healthier life, and your body will last longer.... more...

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