Monthly Archives: December 2012

What’s to drink?

With the advent of the holidays comes the inevitable promise to eat right and exercise more in the New Year. If you’re tempted to have a sports drink instead of water while working out; think again. Sports drinks may have … Continue reading

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Avoid the Health Risks of Gum Disease

Last week we discussed the signs of periodontal (gum) disease.  What many people don’t realize is that Gum disease has been linked to heart disease, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, low infant birth weight, osteoporosis, respiratory disease and cancer. How can … Continue reading

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Gum Disease on the Rise

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a survey that found almost half of Americans over 30 have some form of periodontal disease; the leading cause of tooth loss. Since gum disease isn’t painful, it’s possible that you … Continue reading

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Get a Great Night’s Sleep in the New Year!

Dr. Petrusha attended a Sleep Apnea and snore guard appliance seminar this week, and our entire office is excited about putting new knowledge and techniques to work. Sleep Apnea causes its sufferers to get poor rest, because they sporadically cease … Continue reading

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