Do You Want To Live Healthier in 2017? By Roger B. Parkes, DMD on December 28, 2016

2017 is right around the corner. When it arrives, people will make new year’s resolutions and promises that they will be healthier in the new year. As a team of medical professionals, the team at Periodontal Associates of Jackson want to help you be healthier. 

3 Tips For a Healthier 2017

1. Lose Weight

In America, roughly 36% of adults are considered to be obese. If you fall into this category, you should consider doing something to lose some weight. One key to successfully losing weight, is to not expect the pounds to fall off over night. Give it time, find an exercise you love, and eat healthy!

2. Quit SmokingStop Smoking Jackson

Along with losing weight, this seems all too obvious. However, smoking is one of the worst things you can do to your health. If you have tried to quit before, and failed, do not be afraid. Many people have failed and failed again before eventually succeeding. Try a different path and have a good support system. Quitting will also be healthy for your wallet. 

3. Get More Sleep

Sleeping for 8 hours a night is important for your health. Getting enough sleep will give you more energy, improve your mood, and help with your appearance boosting self confidence. In addition to this, if you are not getting enough sleep it can cause excessive weight gain and diabetes.

Dr. Parkes and the entire the team at Periodontal Associates of Jackson in Jackson, MS wish you a happy and healthy 2017! If you have bee neglecting your dental health in 2016 and think you may need an appointment, contact us today!

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Dr. Roger B Parkes and Dr. R. Clarke Stewart

Periodontal Associates of Jackson, P.A.

Our periodontists, Dr. Roger B. Parkes, Dr. R. Clarke Stewart, and Dr, Jamie Howard, are committed to providing patients in Clinton, Ridgeland, and Jackson, MS, with high-quality care in a comfortable setting. They are affiliated with several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Jackson Dental Society

To schedule a consultation at our periodontal practice, contact us online or call (601) 956-1230.

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"Thank you for everything! You have a very friendly office where people greet you by name. Everyone makes me feel at ease and welcome as if I'm the only patient you have. I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my periodontal treatment. Kudos to Dr. Parkes and his staff." Alex S.

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