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Health, Lifestyle and Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Everyone wants and values great health, and proper orthodontic treatment will certainly help provide this. The success of great orthodontic treatment is promoted both by healthy lifestyles and by the absence of diseases and disorders, including the mouth, jaws, jaw joints and chewing muscles. Diseases and disorders encompass anything that’s wrong with our bodies, including the physical, psychological and spiritual. These undermine the optimum state of well-being.

Stressors to health can come from internal sources such as genetic influences and psychological stress from a poor self-image related to crooked front teeth. There are external stessors such as improper diet or lack of sufficient health habits such as good regular physical exercise and getting sufficient rest. Paying attention to these will help achieve great orthodontic health.

Orthodontic Health

Optimal health promotes a successful orthodontic result. Proper nutrition helps the teeth and jaws develop properly and can keep them healthy. Controlling emotional stress will reduce wear and tear on the jaw joints, chewing muscles and teeth by reducing grinding and clenching habits. Having successful and complete orthodontic treatment supports keeping the teeth, jaw joints and chewing muscles happy. This helps you keep your teeth and your smile bright and beautiful your whole life.

Focus on Lifestyle

Lifestyles become the focus for optimum health and success in orthodontics. Include great orthodontic treatment in your lifestyle for optimum health. For reduced stress consider these options: First, get
regular strenuous physical exercise. This is great for body tone and cardiac health and even can help get good rest at night.

It works the mental stress out through your muscles. Second, find time regularly for quiet reflection, perhaps opening your heart to some Bible verses, for example. Finally, pay attention to how you feel about yourself. If this could be better, be sure you’re not holding back your smile because you’re concerned about how your teeth look. We can help you get a beautiful, aligned smile to enjoy your whole lifetime.

Such a positive change will help empower you to bring great habits into your life. Also include a lifestyle of smart nutrition for health and great orthodontics. For healthy teeth, whether you’re wearing braces or not, it’s best to avoid sugary drinks and soda. These promote harmful bacterial growth and reduced calcium in the tooth surface, leading to decay and white spots on the teeth.

A diet sufficient in protein, minimizing sugars and other carbohydrates (particularly at snack time), along with regular thorough brushing with a fluoride toothpaste is a great way to bring oral health to your lifestyle. Add great orthodontic health to this and you’ve got a winning combination.

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LET’S DEFINE WELLNESS AND LIFESTYLE

well-being

Wellness incorporates spirituality, psychology, and the physical wellness. All these influence our general well-being and can have effects on the health of our teeth, chewing muscles, and jaw joints- our chewing mechanism.

This article shows how the characteristics of our lifestyle and wellness are balanced and help to define what we mean by “wellness”.

Wellness Characteristics

There is no universally accepted definition of wellness, so here are some of the characteristics that help describe wellness:

State of well-being
State of acceptance or satisfaction with our present condition
Meeting high standards for quality of life and a sense of well-being.

Wellness is an active process of learning to make choices that lead toward a longer and more fulfilling life. Wellness is a process always needing attention and looking for opportunities for improvement. Maintaining awareness of our health keeps us continually improving and seeking more knowledge about how we can improve our health choices. We actively choose from among many options that could affect our health, but what we have to do is pick the “best” options.
The choices we make to support our wellness is our lifestyle- our style of life. Don’t you want to have a style of life that keeps you healthy and happy? Let’s look at some specifics of our lifestyle.

Lifestyle Issues

Wellness is the freedom from disease –not being sick—it means you are healthy and well. Every individual is responsible for themselves and making choices for maintenance of their level of well- being. Here are the main areas to pay attention to: proper weight, good nutrition, ample physical activity, and get proper exercise and rest.  Also and very importantly we need to take control of health risks factors like the use of tobacco, alcohol and drug use/abuse.  Eliminate tobacco and elicit drug use and limit or eliminate alcohol use in order for the healthy habits to be effective.

Research studies show that Americans who make smart lifestyle choices are healthier, happier, more productive, miss less work, have lower health care costs and even live longer.

Lifestyle choices are important in determining overall health, so it’s important for you to be educated about your health, “take charge” of your life, and have healthy lifestyle-related goals.

The focus is not in the healthcare, but the healthy self-care. While traditional western medicine is focused on alleviating disease, the wellness approach to health encourages you to be responsible for your own well-being. Wellness is a proactive and preventative approach that is designed to provide optimum level of health, with fulfilling emotional and social functioning.

Wellness involves recognition that we have psychological, physical, spiritual and social needs that are all necessary for us to enjoy life to the fullest. Wellness emphasizes the whole person. It brings together spirit, mind, and body; and the understanding that all we do can be impacted by the choices we make.

Dr. Bert and his staff want all their patients to pay attention to their wellness. Dr. Bert wants each of his patients to know that they have the ability to influence their wellness thru healthy lifestyle choices. The great smiles he and his patients create together are a revelation of a happy and well inner self. They let everyone know that you are good inside and out. You are able to have a healthy lifestyle and make good choices for your own well-being. Achieving your full wellness potential will give you the bright, happy smile you’ll love to show off.

We will share more about health and wellness and how your teeth, jaw joints and chewing muscles are important to wellness as we continue our blogs. We hope to see you soon in our office for a visit or follow-up.

For information about Dr. Bert and his practice please contact him by email at this website: Raleigh Orthodontics

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