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Apr

Five Reasons to Scrape Your Tongue Every Day:

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1. Improves the breath: Removing the bacteria, food debris, fungi, and dead cells from the tongue significantly reduces the odor from the mouth.  You may have been told to use your toothbrush for this purpose, but brushing the tongue does NOT efficiently remove all of the film that develops on the tongue.  You will be blown away the first time you  do this by the amount of gunk that comes off of the tongue.

2. Improves your ability to taste: Removing build-up from the surface of your tongue will better expose your taste buds.  This will lead to better enjoyment of the flavors of your food.  Ayurveda teaches that the better we enjoy and savor our food, the better our bodies digest and assimilate, leading to better overall health.  Also, Ayurveda teaches that blocked taste buds and tongue receptors interferes with our body’s ability to communicate with our brain about what types of foods we need to maintain our health, leading to false cravings.

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10
Apr

Highland Heights Green Task Force

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We all have our different shades of green, some light green, some dark.  Regardless of what shade of green you are, you don’t have to do it all to have a positive impact on the Earth.

Goal:  To promote and organize community educational programs and projects with an emphasis on environmentally friendly living.

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02
Apr

Four Spring Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Mouth

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Annual spring cleaning rituals should also include taking inventory of teeth cleaning routines. The following are four habits we recommend that patients do each day to keep oral hygiene in top shape.

*Use an Electric Toothbrush - At more than 30,000 strokes per minute compared to an average 100 strokes per minute with a manual toothbrush, electric toothbrushes work harder by pushing fluid between teeth and around the gum line, which provides a more effective cleaning. 

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25
Mar

Dental Health Month

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Dr. Minadeo-Fox spoke to over 500 children in our community for dental health month.  Education starts early and so should your child’s first dental appointment. The American Dental Association recommends your child to be seen as soon as the first tooth erupts. 

Did you know?

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21
Jan

Happy New Year from Everyone on Our Team!

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It seems like only yesterday that we were inviting children to bring in their Halloween candy! Many thanks to those that did! We sent over 100 pounds of candy to our troops! A New Year is here and that always brings talk of New Year’s resolutions. Have you ever set a resolution only to lose momentum? How can we make resolutions that will last?

Here are three suggestions to help you increase your chance of success!

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