Using Botox for TMJ

When you hear someone say they’ve had Botox®, you expect to see smooth eyes or maybe some frozen foreheads. While Botox is most popular for smoothing away fine lines and wrinkles, it’s also widely used for pain management for an ailment that affects millions of people - temporomandibular joint dysfunction, better known as TMJ. If you’ve ever heard someone complain…

Spring Cleaning For Your Smile!

Spring is right around the corner which means you’re getting ready to clean out the junk drawers and give away everything that doesn’t spark joy. But are you ready for your teeth cleaning too? Spring is a great time to give your dental hygienist a visit.

The Orange Zone

So what would it take to motivate you to move off of the couch and into the workout zone? Like most people who wish to get in better shape or lose a few extra pounds, it comes down to visible results. And not just the physical changes but mental ones as well must be a part of that pitch to…

Helpful Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with Seniors

It’s easy to forget the needs of our elders during the holidays. They may feel burdensome and not able to contribute to the festivities. Remind them of how important they are in your life with these easy tips.

Why At-Home Teeth Whitening Doesn’t Sparkle!

 Article Dr. Mark Davis  Enter our drawing for a free professional whitening treatment by clicking the banner Ad when you visit (valued at $99). Expires September 30th.    

Tulsa’s Place For A Goody Two Shoes

 Article C.L. Harmon | Photography Kathy Slemp  If the shoe fits, wear it. If it doesn’t, well you should have gone to Kicks for Kids where they custom measure the shoes for every child.  For over seven years, owner Amy James has been providing quality shoes for children in Tulsa at their location 81st & Harvard in the Walnut Creek…

Be Fit for Life

 Article Dr. John Owens  About the Author: Dr. John Owens is a chiropractor with degrees in biomechanics, anatomy & physiology and health & wellness. He has been a certified personal trainer for more than 10 years and spent two years in California working with professional and Olympic athletes. Working with elite performers and their families has allowed Dr. Owens to…

Making Beautiful Art Through Dentistry

If dentistry is an art form, then Dr. Jan Cobble at Masterpiece Smiles is a craftsman. Nearing forty-five years of practicing dentistry in Tulsa, he has not only transformed patient's smiles, but made many friends along the way. “I don't work on strangers; I work on friends.”  

The Head And The Heart

It’s February, which means it’s Heart Health and Gum Disease Awareness Month. The reason we acknowledge these two diseases in the same month: heart health and periodontal (gum) disease are linked. Although we don’t have a definitive understanding as to exactly how one affects the other, we do know that gum disease can exacerbate existing heart conditions and increase the…

Pain Killers Don’t Always Come In A Bottle

Have you got a pain in the neck…and no not your in-laws or the next door neighbors? And yes, I know those can be real pains too. But I am talking about the actual physical pains that keep us up at night or take us away from the activities that we love doing. Most everyone out of childhood knows about…

Inside Out Chiropractic

Tulsans looking to stay or get back on the road to good health have a new tool to help them achieve their goals. Inside Out Chiropractic, which opened June 26 at The Vineyard on Memorial, 7891 E. 108th St., offers practice members the latest in research-based chiropractic care in a caring, family-friendly environment.

Weight Loss Secrets

We've all tried fad diets to lose weight. Maybe it's for a big event like a class reunion or a milestone birthday, or simply because the doctor says, "yes, it's time." Whether it's Atkins or Paleo, or even the lollipop or cabbage soup diet, each one promises a way to shed some extra pounds. And guess what? It works! For…

Summer’s Almost Over

New shoes, new clothes or uniforms, notebooks, pens, pencils … what about the BEST confidence builder … A BEAUTIFUL, HEALTHY SMILE! Nothing builds self-esteem like being able to smile with confidence. The wardrobe is important with the latest styles, but “the look” can be dashed with an unhealthy, unattractive smile.

You’re Not Crazy

It's January and it's cold outside. Are you burning up? Are you plagued with hot flashes, feel depressed, forgetful, and are exhausted all the time? It's not your fault. It might be your hormones causing all that havoc. Caleb Meacham, a pharmacist with Apotheke Rx Pharmacy, says, "Weight gain, low energy, and low libido are just a few of the…

Look! I Can See!

Parents, a comprehensive eye exam should be on your child’s back to school list to ensure they are able to maximize their potential to learn. More than 80% of what we learn is through vision.

Backwoods Takes You Back to Nature

TL: Is there a reason the business was started? Richard: The founder was unable to find the equipment he needed for his outdoor adventure trips in one convenient place and realized that many would feel the same so he started a business to address those needs.

Dr. Raj M. Patel

The dentist. Oh, that lovely dreaded yet necessary appointment you are obligated to attend every six months. The only way I can get my 5 year-old to go to the dentist and not cower in fear is if I tell her it’s time to get your “teeth glittered.” Glitter always wins; remember that. Luckily for me, on this day, my…