Tonight: Cloudy with some rain moving back in late. An overnight low in the upper 30s. Some brief mix in higher elevations.
Sunday: Cloudy with periods of rain. An afternoon high in the upper 40s.
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why is it so important that people don't postpone or neglect their oral health?
joining us today is Dr. Paul Gardner with aspen dental
-- When it comes to spending our heard-earned dollars these days people are dealing with difficult choices-even when it comes to taking care of themselves. Some people are inclined to put off medical care unless it's an emergency. This is often the case when it comes to our oral health**********The American Heart Association acknowledges the value of good oral hygiene to maintaining good overall health. This is especially true when it comes to keeping your teeth and gums healthy. ------- about 75 percent of us have gum disease and most people don't even know it. Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that support our teeth. If treated early gum disease can be reversed. If it isn't treated it can lead to very serious conditions...including tooth loss. Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults.***********some of the signs of gum disease is Persistent swollen, red or bleeding gums; tooth sensitivity; bad breath; bleeding while brushing, flossing or eating hard food; loose or separating teeth; a change in the fit of partial dentures
-------- if you are diagnosed with gum disease you need to treat it but there are some things you can do at home after treatment to maintain oral health
*******Brush teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
*******Clean between teeth daily with floss or an interdental cleaner.
******** Eat a balanced diet, limit between-meal snacks.
*********Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams
For your convenience, Aspen offices are open one Saturday a month and open extended hours during the week.
To make an appointment, call 1-800-Aspen Dental (1-800-277-3633) or visit our website at www.aspendental.com.
FACEBOOK FRIEND OF THE DAY
Congratulations to newschannel 9's Facebook Friend of the Day--Ernest Clark, He's an East Ridge, Tennessee, resident and a 1998 Central High School graduate. Take a trip to the Mellow Mushroom restaurant at Chattanooga's Waterside, and you may find more than tasty pizza. You just might find Ernest there, hard at work--congrats to ernest clark - newschannel 9's facebook friend of the day
Chattanooga hosts hundreds, maybe THOUSANDS of meetings every year, most of which you don't hear about unless you are directly involved.
But one kicks off ttomorrow and .because very few of our lives have not been affected by the topic of that meeting. we hace Joining us from the TN Cancer Coalition are SE Regional Coordinator, Paula Collier, and Coalition Member, Patricia Kassebaum.
event is to be held at the chattanoogan hotel wednesday june 6th beginning at 1130am and then again thursday from 7am-4pm - you can register at the door
SIX FLAGS OVER GEORGIA
Nothing provides more lasting memories than a great show or a thrilling ride
joining us today is Brad Malone, Communication Manager with six flags over georgia
celebrating the 45th anniversary with new shows highlighted by iLuminate, an incredible sensory experience that features glowing costumes with stunning visual effects.
We Got the Beat returns to the BUGS BUNNY World Theater.
also debuting Pop 40, a high-energy showcase of hits from the 70s to today and Rhythm & Grooves, a show paying tribute to R&B legends.
Six Flags Over Georgia's sister park in Atlanta, Six Flags White Water, is the South's largest water park.
Six Flags White Water is open May 21 - September 5.
Just minutes north of Atlanta, Six Flags White Water is rated one of The Travel Channel's top 10 water parks in the whole country. Enjoy nearly 50 attractions including Buccaneer Bay, containing one of the tallest freefall slides in the world, a one-of-a-kind family raft ride, an interactive tree house and a wave pool.
For more information on either six flags over georgia or white water go to www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia
MR FOOD - for todays receipe go to www.mrfood.com
WARREN AND GRIFFIN LAW OFFICES
Two Very Good Reasons to Wear Your Seat Belt.
joining us is attorney scott wesson with warren and griffin law office
-----TN, GA and AL all have "primary offense" seat belt laws.
-------Seat belts are still the most important and effective safety restraint in your car.
Warren and Griffin, PC
736 Georgia Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37402