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Healthy Smiles for Active Lifestyles

July 20, 2012
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Posted By: Dr. Natasha

Excellent Oral Health Starts With You!

Did you know that exercise and a healthy diet can keep your teeth and gums disease free? In an article published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, researchers concluded that heart healthy behaviors including exercise and eating a nutritious diet not only build the body’s defenses against disease but also reduce the production of plaque biofilm – a major factor in the development of tooth decay.

Researchers went on the say “[since] oral health professionals may see their patients two or four times a year, it gives them several opportunities to promote these healthy behaviors.”

At Sporting Smiles Pediatric Dentistry & Family Orthodontics, we focus on a total body wellness approach to children’s dental health. Our motto is ‘Healthy Smiles for Active Lifestyles’ and we aim to establish healthy habits early by helping our patients make smart dietary choices and teaching them how to protect their teeth during sports and other recreational activities.

Eat Smart. Play Hard. Protect Your Teeth!

Natasha Khurana, DDS
Pediatric Dentist

About Dr. Khurana:

Dr. Khurana is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She earned her dental degree from the University of Maryland and attended New York University’s College of Dentistry for her specialty training. To this day, she maintains a profound interest in her work with children and adults who have rare health conditions, syndromes and genetic disorders. She enthusiastically collaborates with other dental and medical specialists, including occupational and speech therapists, to ensure that every patient receives the best comprehensive care possible. Raised in the DC Metropolitan area, Dr. Khurana is ecstatic to return home and takes immense pride in serving the children of Northern Virginia.

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