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April 2013 - Tips, eNews & More!
 
April is Oral Health Month
Oral health is more than just clean teeth and healthy gums. Your healthy smile is a source of confidence, comfort and joy. It is often the first impression you offer others and is a powerful focal point.

Did you know that your mouth can also offers early warning signs of health issues throughout your body? During your dental examination we look for warning signs sleep or stress issues (such as grinding), side effects of medications, effects of diabetes, body imbalances and even oral cancer.

Take some time this month to learn more about your oral health, visit the Canadian Dental Association's Health Month section and feel free to ask us about any oral health topic. You may also visit www.eatrightontario.ca for more info!

If you would like to come in for a 'Spring Cleaning' and Oral Health Exam, give us a call today or click here to request an appointment.

April Also Hosts:
National Dental Hygienists Week (April 7-13)
Daffodil Month in support of Cancer Awareness and Research
April 22 is Earth Day, visit this link , for events happening throughout the month.

Spring Cleaning!
This past winter was one for the books. Heavy snow and ice may have affected your home's exterior and has likely made some changes to your landscaping. While it is easy to see what has happened on the ground, we wanted to remind you look up! Damages eavesdrops can lead to future more expensive repairs and damaged tree limbs can lead to unexpected surprises or worse once the weight of leaves is added over the next month.

Until next month,

Dr. Modi and the Parkway Dentistry team


A DENTAL SMACK DOWN!

 
The Smackdown: Although Val and Dr. Modi remain the best of co-workers and friends, there has been an intense rivalry that has developed over their running abilities.

It all started when Val said 2 months ago that she ran 7km to which Dr. Modi said "Did it take you 2 hours?" Naturally Val took offense to this and has been training ever since. When they both decided to enter the Brantford Classic, Val then asked Dr. Modi "Are you doing the 1km walk?" Dr. Modi in response to this sarcastic remark, said they should compete in the 10km race to prove who is the best. Val accepted the challenge. Based on previous running times, an arbitrator (i.e. Mary) decided that Dr. Modi would have to beat Val by 5min 30sec to win the bet.

If Val wins, she will receive a spa day package.
If Dr. Modi wins, Val will have to wash his car.

And so The Smackdown was born! Now the question is , who do you want to win the race? For every vote, Parkway Dentistry will donate a $1 to The Boy's and Girl's Club of Brantford.

How to vote: Click here onto our Facebook page and "Like" either photo of Val or Dr. Modi. When you vote, you will be entered in a weekly draw to win Spa Dent Treatment at the office and a dinner at a local restaurant.

While you're voting, don't forget to "Like" our Parkway Dentistry Facebook page!

VOTE FOR DR. MODI VOTE FOR VAL

We will keep you posted on how their training goes as well as any further trash talk.



Is Your Smile in Shape?

 
Looking at old photos you think to yourself, why is that tooth longer than the other ones?
You're just not happy, despite that smile on your face. Your teeth are clean and healthy, yet something is odd with your smile. One of your teeth is a little... 'out of shape'!

Tooth Reshaping, or Contouring, is an on the spot cosmetic treatment available to you. Dental Reshaping is used to correct crooked, chipped, cracked or overlapping teeth in as little as one session. The procedure can be used to alter the length, shape or position of your teeth.

A few millimetres of reduction here and a few millimetres of tooth-coloured laminate there. Subtle changes can often create a beautiful smile.

Are you a candidate for tooth contouring and reshaping? Click here to find out!


Kale Slaw Salad

 
What's in it:
  • 1 bunch if kale (any variety), chopped into bite size piece with rib removed
  • 1 fennel
  • 1 head red cabbage, shredded2 carrots, shredded
  • 1 beet shredded
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • ½ cup olive oil or hemp oil
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2-4 tablespoons raw unpasteurized honey
  • 1 tsp sea salt
Click here know how it is made.

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