Teens and the Advantages of Risk-taking

by Jason 6/30/2015 7:00 AM

If you think your teenager is dramatic, you may be right: dramatic brain changes experienced during adolescence may explain increased exploration and risk-taking.

So don’t fret, parents! It’s normal (and necessary) for teenagers to take risks. However, you’ll want to help them find healthy and safe ways to take risks.... more...

Warm up to Mouthguards this Winter

by Jason 1/15/2015 7:15 AM

Snow season is upon us! Ski areas, such as Hidden Valley and Snow Creek, make the state a winter paradise for any Missourian.... more...

How to Avoid the Stress Monster

by Jason 10/17/2013 8:00 AM

A little bit of stress is a normal part of daily life. When stress builds up though, it can be a real monster. High stress levels can lead to teeth grinding, jaw clenching and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. To dodge these dangerous side effects of stress, give these tips a try.... more...


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