Monthly Archives: February 2013

Trouble seeing up close?

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Is your vision not quite what it used to be?   Presbyobia is the inability to focus on close objects and is part of the natural aging process. It usually occurs after the age of 40 and affects nearly 90 … Continue reading

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Obesity and Oral Health

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Being obese is not only bad for your body, it’s bad for your oral health as well.   Obese individuals between the ages of 18 and 34 were found to have a rate of periodontal disease 76 percent higher than individuals … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy: Potassium

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It’s lunch time! Have you had your potassium today?   Research suggests that people whose diets are rich in potassium may be less prone to high blood pressure. Besides reducing sodium and taking other heart-healthy steps, eating potassium-packed picks such … Continue reading

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.   Most children begin to show teeth around 6 months old and those teeth are at risk for … Continue reading

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