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Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The health benefits of apple cider vinegar are well documented. Despite a growing body of research supporting these health benefits, many Americans are still unaware of this simple yet powerful type of vinegar. In this article, we review a few key health benefits and offer tips for anyone interested in making apple cider vinegar a bigger part of daily nutrition.

By | 2016-05-16T03:57:02+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Holistic Dentistry, Nutrition|0 Comments

The Heart Breaking Truth About Sugar and Soda

Almost everyone can agree that sugar tastes delicious. From candy to pastries and even cereal, sugar is added to many of America’s top selling foods in an effort to sweeten the deal for consumers. If you visit the dentist regularly, you are probably aware that too much sugar can cause tooth decay and eventually cavities. Most recently, however, a new study has been published that suggests an even more severe side effect to too much sugar consumption.

By | 2016-05-09T09:25:10+00:00 May 9th, 2016|News, Nutrition|0 Comments

The Surprising Link Between Oral Health and Happiness

There is a well-documented link between smiling, happiness, and overall quality of life. In one study, researchers found that healthy adults who reported high levels of life satisfaction also happened to be smiling in high school yearbook photos. Other studies show similar correlations between gum health, happiness, and life satisfaction. Read more to learn simple ways to improve health, strengthen teeth, and build happiness!

By | 2016-04-11T03:32:07+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Holistic Dentistry, Nutrition|0 Comments

Does Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?

Does gum disease cause heart disease? According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), there is strong evidence in support of the answer yes. And with 47% of American adults suffering with periodontal (gum) disease, the number of individuals at high risk for cardiovascular issues like heart attack and stroke is staggering.

By | 2016-01-17T21:59:20+00:00 January 17th, 2016|Gum Care, Holistic Dentistry, Nutrition|0 Comments

What is Breast Thermography?

Breast thermography is a non-invasive, non-radioactive, and painless procedure for detecting breast cancer. An estimated 1 in 12 women have breast cancer, according to statistics gathered by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Early detection is critical when it comes to identifying, treating, and surviving breast cancer. This January and February, Assure A Smile invites Miami residents to schedule a breast thermography appointment to remain proactive in the fight against this pervasive disease.

By | 2016-01-14T15:04:17+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Events, News, Nutrition|0 Comments

Healthy and Refreshing Summer Snacks

Summertime brings on a carefree aura, but that doesn’t mean you should let your diet fall to the wayside. Maintaining a healthy nutritional profile is pertinent to your health no matter the season. Consuming foods rich in vitamins and minerals helps keep your body running optimally regardless of the heat, which can promote dehydration and nutrient depletion. For a tasty yet wholesome summertime snack, consider one (or all) of the following delicious bites!

By | 2015-08-31T04:33:08+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Nutrition, Recipes for Healthy Teeth & Gums|0 Comments

Eat Right to Naturally Protect Your Skin This Summer

Summer is here, which means longer, sun-filled days and warm temperatures that lend themselves to outdoor activities. If you’re a fan of the warmer weather, then you’ll love this little known fact: Moderate sun exposure helps the body maintain healthy skin, bones, and teeth. Nourish and protect your skin this summer with these delicious foods, rich in vitamins and antioxidants.

By | 2015-07-06T08:34:18+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Holistic Dentistry, Nutrition|0 Comments