quip | Blog | Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?
Brushing your teeth and eating breakfast are dawn-non-negotiables, just like watching 30 minutes of Instagram Stories before finally getting out of bed.
Bittner Dental Clinic | How To Eat Sugar
It’s less a matter of how much of a cavity-causing food you eat — what matters more is how long it takes you to eat it. The […]
Bitter Dental Clinic: 2018 Oral Health Checklist
The New Year is all about setting goals, fresh starts and healthy living. While we tend to focus on the gym and cleaning up our diet, an important […]
Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Smile
Dusting the baseboards, cleaning the carpets, emptying out the closets and garage may all be on the spring cleaning checklist this year. But, as your dentist , we’ve come […]
Zirconia Dental Implants Vs. Titanium Implants
Dental patients are becoming increasingly concerned with the materials coming into contact with their bodies and the impact this can have on their health. When placing dental implants, it is always ideal to use the […]
DIY Braces – Can you Straighten Teeth Without Braces?
Other than brushing, flossing, tongue-scraping, and in some cases oil-pulling, it is very rare (if ever) we recommend “DIY” for any dental treatment. That is why when we heard that people are […]
How Often Should You Get Dental X-Rays?
A frequently asked question at our office is, “How often should I have x-rays taken?” This is a great question! As a general rule of thumb, you should get a set of bitewings taken […]
7 Very Scary Conditions Caused by Lack of Sleep
Despite the mood swings, grogginess, and lack of focus associated with chronic sleep loss, several scary conditions can result from long-term sleep loss and sleep deprivation. According to a bevy of health […]
Why You Need to Sleep to Lose Weight
You can be doing everything right with your diet, but if you’re skating through every day on 5 hours of sack time and three cups of coffee, you’re sabotaging yourself. For anyone trying […]
Lose weight by sleeping more
Sleeping longer may reduce how much control your genes have on your BMI.
Sleeping in won’t make you fat. In fact, a new study shows that more hours in the sack could help you slim down by […]
Sleep Is the No. 1 Most Important Thing for losing weight
Imagine two women you know: One is your model of fitness success (She clearly knows how to slim down correctly and has the body to show for it), and the […]
Sleep Cycles for Healing
Dr. Jason Gordon, a back specialist with a practice in Manhattan, explains the importance of deep sleep cycles for healing.
“Basically, we live our lives in four cycles — alpha, […]
Confessions of someone with a snoring partner By 2:00 AM I love my husband. But some nights that love turns to seething, irrational hatred. Not because I am a psychopath. But because his insanely loud snoring keeps me awake… Here are [...]
Talk with Your Family Surveys have found that parents of teens find it more difficult to talk about weight with their child than talking about sex, drugs, alcohol, or smoking. Weight is a hard topic for your child to [...]
Women filling more ADHD prescriptionsThe percentage of reproductive-aged women who filled a prescription for an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication rose by 344% from 2003 to 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.In 2003, 0.9% of women aged [...]
The role of alcohol use as a risk factor for dementia is complicated. At different times, alcohol has been seen as protective, harmful, or incidental to the risk of dementia. Each of these views is partially correct, and the [...]
Here’s Why Men Don’t Like Going To The Doctor Of course, the Patriarchy is at least partially to blame. Men tend to die earlier than women, are more likely to die from eight out of the ten top causes [...]
Why Should You Think About Bedtime Routines? We all know that turning a routine into habit takes time, but ultimately yields positive results. Hitting the gym, flossing, and eating healthier all require adhering to a routine to make them [...]
New statistics show one of every three U.S. deaths caused by cardiovascular disease | American Heart Association
New statistics show one of every three U.S. deaths caused by cardiovascular disease DALLAS, December 16, 2015 – One of every three deaths in the U.S. in 2013 were from heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, while heart [...]