Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Laser Dentistry: A New Way to Ensure a Happy Patient

Many pediatric dentists, including myself are using a powerful dental laser that replaces the dental drill in the majority of procedures in our practice....

Repairing Sun Damaged Skin

Differentiating Between Freckles and Sunspots is the First Step. What are freckles and are they genetic? Freckles are small, concentrated spots of a skin pigment called...

Healthy Gums Are For More Than Just Looks

Periodontal disease, or gum disease as it is commonly referred to, affects fifty percent of adults over the age of 30! Yes, that’s right,...

Understanding Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

Any time I talk to patients about diverticular disease I make sure to clarify some terms. Diverticulosis is a common and benign condition that tends...

Pelvic Physical Therapy: Stop Leaking and Stay Dry

Do you leak just a little bit when you laugh, cough or sneeze? Or maybe you only leak when you run and jump? Sometimes...

A Smart Face

Depending on your current age the signs of Smartphone Face may differ. Naturally, in our 30’s and 40’s we would be starting to see...

Ask Bra Lady – Pam Rowell

Helping women feel confident underneath it all is Pam Rowell, a Certified Bra Fitter and Senior Stylist with Essential Bodywear. She started as a...

Mom Boss

Founder of Alexandria Children’s Dentistry, Dr. Angela Austin embraces the challenges of work and family balance, one day at a time. "Relish” is the word...

Brave New Curl

A moment of inspired action is worth a lifetime of great expectations. Mona Harb is magical. When she speaks, it seems as if she’s sharing...

Clean Beauty Favorites

From cleansers to makeups, moisturizers to serums and sun protection, the new clean beauty industry offers a less harmful alternative to pretty much anything currently...

Meet the Doctor: Dr. Kate Khalifeh

FIND OUT WHAT DRIVES DR. KATE KHALIFEH IN OUR PHYSICIAN Q&A Why did you choose a career in health care? I actually started my career...

Chronic Disease Prevention

More than one-third of the American population is chronically ill. That doesn’t factor in the idea that you can be 80 percent unwell before...

Meet the Doctor: Dr. Roberta Gartside

FIND OUT WHAT DRIVES COSMETIC SURGEON DR. ROBERTA GARTSIDE IN OUR PHYSICIAN Q&A What drew you to becoming a surgeon? The honest answer is I...

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

An Inconvenient Truth About Cosmetics Safety

Listen up, ladies! I’m as excited about perusing the drugstore makeup and cosmetics isles as the next girl, but lately I’ve discovered that what...

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Age-old wisdom tells you to put your best foot forward in order to succeed in just about anything you set out to do. And,...

Lessons Learned from Successful Women I Know

As I approach my 30th birthday, I have taken some time to reflect on the lessons that I have learned over the past decade...

The Value of Aging Well

Aging is inevitable, but how you age is not. Longevity Wellness Center is your gateway to next-generation medical science… a comprehensive, evidenced-based approach to...

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What’s Your Pediatric Dental IQ?

Babies get fevers when teething. True False Baby teeth are important. True False Sugar causes cavities True False Malocclusions/bad bites aren’t serious. True False Energy drinks don’t cause cavities. True False Getting a...

Local Folk Art, Water Color Painter: Marni Manning

At not even 30 years old, Marni Manning’s life experiences so far would be enough for the average person to cross off a lifetime...

Growing Together at Rowan Tree

Rowan Tree co-founders Amy Dagliano and Kate Viggiano Janich intend for their coworking space to be more than just a practical solution for working...