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Nutritious Food Groups

For a Healthy Diet These nutritious foods can build health, ward off disease, and taste wonderful! Fatty fish—broiled, baked or grilled—may lower triglycerides and blood pressure, increase good cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of clotting. Whole grains are full of fiber, flavor and texture. They may lower your risk of heart disease, Type II diabetes and cancer. Tomatoes practically burst with B and C vitamins, minerals and lycopene, which may reduce your risk of cancer and heart attack. Berries (such as blueberries, blackberries, [...]

By |2020-09-22T08:00:57-07:00September 22, 2020|Nutrition|

Chronic Inflammation & Gum Disease

Gum Disease may be a sign of systemic inflammation Unlike acute inflammation (your body's defense against illness or injury) chronic inflammation simultaneously heals and destroys tissue. It's what happens when the immune system doesn't know when to stop and often leads to such diseases as heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and gum disease. Dentally speaking, chronic inflammation can manifest itself as periodontal disease. Initial warning signs include swollen, bleeding, or tender gums. If poor dental health continues, patients risk eventual tooth loss. Contact [...]

By |2020-09-01T08:00:27-07:00September 1, 2020|Periodontal Dentistry|