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April 2012 - eNews, Tips, and More!

 
Spring is a crowd pleaser among many in the office. It is usually not too hot or too cold and it is a time of rebirth and rejuvenation. In the past we talked about spring cleaning around the home: this year we'd like to suggest a little spring cleaning for yourself! When was your last visit to your family doctor for a physical, your eye doctor, and …, our office. You've got a lot going on in your busy schedule, but you should always make time for your health.

April is Oral Health Month
Regular visits to our office for cleanings and dental exams are an integral part of your health care. Your mouth often presents early warning signs of health, and contributes significantly to your comfort, confidence and overall well being.

The Canadian Dental Association offers these five Steps to Good Oral Health:
 
  1. See your dentist regularly
  2. Keep your mouth clean
  3. Eat, drink, but be wary
  4. Check your mouth regularly
  5. Avoid all tobacco products
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If you are overdue for a check-up or want to discuss your oral health and beauty, give us a call today or click here to request an appointment.


Happy Oral Health Month,

Neil Hahn D.D.S. and
the High Park Dental Care Team





When was the last time you flossed your teeth?


 
If you answered, "this morning"or "before I went to bed last night" then keep it up. If you answered, "I think there may be some floss in my top drawer", then it's time to start flossing.

Flossing is a proven means of cleaning plaque and food debris from hard to reach places where tooth brushes are far less effective. Flossing promotes healthy gums by removing plaque and its associated bacteria. With healthy gums you will avoid gum disease - the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is associated with heart disease and other serious ailments - not to mention bad breath.

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Mac n' Cheeze Pleeze!

 
From spring cleaning to the endless outdoor activities we find in Ontario, the warmer temperatures are likely to get you moving. This month we wanted to share a high energy, health conscious, vegan recipe inspired by a Canadian classic...Macaroni and cheese!

Some of the ingredients in this recipe may not be readily found in your pantry. All of them should be easily found in your local grocer's organic section and all are worth having around for their nutritional value.

Click here for the recipe.

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