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News from the 2015 AAOSH Meeting: Part 2 – Nutrition

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH) recently gathered dental and medical professionals for their 2015 meeting which focused considerable attention on the power of diet and nutrition in chronic disease prevention. Dentists learned about diet changes that can help … Continue reading

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Sitting is the New Smoking

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Obesity was one of the top topics at the AAOSH (oral systemic) Scientific Session again this year. Speakers discussed the cumulative cost of obesity in America, the relationship between food, nutrition, and dentistry, the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and … Continue reading

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One Easy Thing You Can Do to Increase Your Value to Patients

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Take every patient’s blood pressure! Hypertension affects nearly 50 million people in the United States and underlies most cardiovascular disease. Because of this, the American Dental Association believes that the detection, diagnosis and control of hypertension should be of concern … Continue reading

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