Health and Nutrition

You Shouldn’t Lie to Your Dentist About Flossing

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently surveyed Americans about a number of oral health-related topics, including flossing. They found that more than a quarter (27%) lied to their dentist about flossing.

The survey asked the question of more than 2000 individuals in the top 10 US markets (probably not including Corpus Christi), and was administered
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By |June 30th, 2015|Dental, Health and Nutrition|Comments Off on You Shouldn’t Lie to Your Dentist About Flossing

Does Eating Fruit Damage Your Teeth?

Fruit provides you with vital nutrients that keep your body healthy. Despite their benefits, consuming excessive amounts of these foods can damage your teeth. Past studies have shown that consuming 17 servings of fruit every day can increase your risk for dental caries (tooth decay). Although most people do not eat 17 servings, a recent
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By |June 17th, 2015|Health and Nutrition|Comments Off on Does Eating Fruit Damage Your Teeth?

Disruptive Behavior Affects Hospital Financial Health

Disruptive Behavior Affects Hospital Financial Health.

FYI:

1.5 million preventable drug "events" occur each year
1 out of every 10 patients suffers as a result
adverse drug events increase the hospital stay 2.2-4.6 days
hospital acquired infections result in 99,000 deaths each year
and an estimated 1.7 million infections

Don Lowrance, MS, DDS, CCN via Medline

By |December 12th, 2010|Health and Nutrition|Comments Off on Disruptive Behavior Affects Hospital Financial Health

New Study: Vit. D decreases Risk for Stroke

Over the last 5 years, I have posted articles relating to Vitamin D deficiency many times. Each time, I have encouraged increased doses of Vit D for various reasons. The new unofficial standard is 2000 IU of Vitamin D daily (old suggested dose was 400 IU daily) and the the new blood test
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By |November 22nd, 2010|Health and Nutrition|Comments Off on New Study: Vit. D decreases Risk for Stroke

Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy

Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy.

Good supporting article on the cardiovascular benefits of taking antioxidants: in this case Vit C, E, coenzyme Q10 and Se (selenium).

Don Lowrance, DDS

Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Neuromuscular Dentist treating Sleep Apnea and TMJ

By |July 5th, 2010|Health and Nutrition|Comments Off on Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy
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