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30 Day Challenge…Day 10

Day 10 10 days have passed since starting my 30 day Bikram Yoga challenge and since my Day 1 post detailing my Challenge within a Challenge.  This is somewhat consistent with the Detox theme of the challenge. OVERCOMING FEAR Until now, the most consecutive days I attended a Bikram Yoga class was 4 days in a.. read more →

A challenge within a challenge

DAY 1 100 Day Real Food Challenge:  Day 52 30 Bikram Yoga Challenge:  Day 1   Today I started a 30 Bikram Yoga Challenge at the Yoga studio I belong to in Dallas.  This is my first attempt since being introduced to Bikram Yoga nearly 2 years ago.  Briefly, this means going to class for.. read more →

Dentists are cheap…switch from Vonage to Google Voice

Dentists are notorious for being cheap.  In fact, when the American Dental Association holds its convention every few years in Las Vegas, they are prohibited from holding the event over the weekend.  Since the Las Vegas convention bureau does not see dentists as heavy gamblers, they are forced to hold the convention on weekdays.  I.. read more →

Teething: Now what should I do?

In 2006 the FDA issued a warning about the use of Benzocaine containing products for the relief on minor tooth and gum pain in children under the age of 2. Benzocaine is the main ingredient in topical anesthetics in such over the counter products as Orajel and Anbesol among others which are popular for relieving.. read more →

Childs First Dental Appointment

Your young child may require a dental exam prior to starting school. This; however, should not be the child’s first dental visit. The American Academy on Pediatric Dentists (AAPD) in agreement with the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) recommends the first dental visit occur after the first tooth erupts and no later than the first.. read more →

Give Kids a Smile

Give Kids a Smile programs were conducted on February 4th this year. This ADA sponsored initiative encourages dentists across the nation to provide free dental care to low-income children who typically don’t have access to dental care. As of February 15, 2011 the statistics are as follows: Number of events: 1775 Est # of kids.. read more →

National Children’s Dental Health Month

February marks National Children’s Dental Health month. In order to raise awareness to the importance of dental health, the ADA has sponsored National Children’s Dental Health month starting in 1949. The goal is to raise awareness for both children and parents of the importance of developing good oral habits at an early age. In an.. read more →