|May 2014: Tips eNews & More!
Spring has taken hold and the great Canadian Summer is upon us. With the days getting longer, most of us are spending more time in the sun. Aside from the obvious safety tips like putting on sunscreen and drinking plenty of water, there are a lot of precautions you can take to make sure you're safe in the great outdoors:
Make your Mom smile on Mother's Day on Sunday, May 11th and enjoy the Victoria Day long weekend and holiday Monday on May 19th. We hope that you make some great plans for the moms in your life.
- Wear a helmet when you cycle
- Make sure you wear supportive footwear when going on long walks and hikes
- Use a good mouth guard for playing sports such as soccer and football to protect your teeth.
- Contact our office and we can provide you with a high quality, properly fitted mouth guard.
Enjoy the warm weather and take care of your smile!
Until next time, keep smiling,
Dr. Ron Barzilay
|We Welcome New Patients!
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|Do You Brush Your Teeth Too Aggressively?
A common problem that patients complain about is sensitive teeth. One of the avoidable causes of sensitive teeth that is truly 'in your hands' is aggressive brushing.
Many people are under the misconception that brushing harder with a firm bristled tooth brush will better clean their teeth. This, coupled with an improper brushing technique (using a back and forth motion) can damage enamel, exposing dentin and resulting in tooth sensitivity.
Click here to learn about how to safely brush your teeth.
|Plant Powered Salad
Looking for a refreshing salad to keep you fueled? Opt for this salad instead of fries at your cookout and you'll be able to keep active all day long!
This recipe is easy to follow and you can be flexible with the ingredients; just use whatever beans and fresh greens you have on hand.
Each bite will provide you with a balanced dose of quality protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fat, leaving you feeling fully nourished.
Click here for the full recipe!