Health & Wellness

More than 2.7 million Americans age 40 and older have open-angle glaucoma, a 22 percent increase from just 10 years ago, according to the 2012 Vision Problems in the U.S.

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Dr.-Megans-picTMJ Disorders
By Dr. Megan Mazzawi

Growing up I often heard the advertisement stating, “orange juice isn’t just for breakfast anymore.” My mind often wanders back to this commercial when I think of Botox. While most people conjure up an image of a wrinkle-free face, that is just one of several benefits. I think one of the most promising and exciting uses involves TMJ disorders and the headaches associated with muscle tension around the joint.

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Dr.-DarinHealthy Beautiful Smiles
By Dr. Darin Wasileski

As dentists, we are always focused on creating healthy beautiful smiles. For several years I have completed successful cosmetic cases only to have something that continues to nag me as I look beyond the teeth.

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Smiles By Simmons
By Beth Volpert

Local dentist, Dr. John Simmons considers his practice more than traditional dentistry. The building, both inside and out expresses the artist and humanitarian who uses his talent to bring a smile to many faces.

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Heart attacks and most strokes are triggered when a blood clot blocks a blood vessel in the heart or brain

May is Stroke Awareness Month, and learning how to recognize and respond when someone has a heart attack or a stroke, can make you a hero. Here are the basics from Gwinnett Medical Center, the region’s leader in cardiac and stroke care. 

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