Yearly Eye Exams: Visions of a Healthier You

by Jason 7/30/2015 7:00 AM

If you have perfect vision, there’s no need to have an eye exam.

MYTH.

This common misconception could put your health at risk. Believe it or not, eye exams do more than check for poor vision. They can reveal warning signs of other health diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. And if your optometrist detects signs of health conditions before they become serious, you’ll likely save on future medical expenses.... more...

I Scream, You Scream, Your Teeth Scream for Ice Cream!

by Jason 7/9/2015 7:00 AM

Ice cream is the cherry on top of the dessert sundae. In fact, ice cream is the most popular dessert in America. What makes a scoop so sinfully sweet? Most commercial ice creams are high in fat and loaded with added sugar.

Icy treats don’t have to be full of sugar and fat! While it’s true your pearly whites aren’t fond of sugar, they love calcium, a key nutrient for building and maintaining strong teeth and bones. And, if you don’t get enough calcium, you’re increasing your risk for gum disease. ... more...

Smart Snacks for Festival Foodies

by Jason 7/7/2015 7:00 AM

The sun is shining, the smell of funnel cake tickles your nostrils and music fills the air. It must be festival time!

We want to make sure your smile stays as bright as your style with these healthy festival eats and treats. Escape the wafting aromas and temptations of fried food, and opt for healthier options for better oral and overall health.... more...

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