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February 25, 2018

The third week after my double jaw surgery (maxillary and mandibular advancement) to treat my sleep apnea has been an eventful one.  I started back to work on my normal schedule as a periodontist, so healing is no longer my full time job.  Plus, I've been going to the...

February 4, 2018

I woke up feeling like my face had been broken apart and put back together in a different location.  Oh wait, it had. 

We'll just call this my ouch day.  Or a giant-chipmunk-ate-my-face day.  You decide.

As you can probably imagine, this is not a great feeling....

August 27, 2017

My husband, Tuan, and I decided to perform our first extended fast.  Four days.  The only liquids we drank were water and a cup of coffee per day (with either heavy cream or butter if we felt that we needed it).  

We've done some intermittent fasting before, b...

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About Dr. Sarah

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As a periodontist, I went to 3 extra years of training after dental school to specialize in treating periodintitis, a condition affecting the bone and gums around teeth.  I learned so much about disease and surgery, but suprisingly little about nutrition and health, and how best to support your body as you recover from surgery.  Due to my own personal journey through IBS and major back surgeries, I have since become slightly obsessed about these topics, listening to literally thousands hours of health podcasts, going to health conferences, and reading many books on the topic.  I have found that many of my patients are also starving for this information, but don't know where to start.  I hope this can be the place!

I cannot say it better than               Hippocrates...
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