Build healthy habits for a better life

6 Harmful Health Habits and How to Change Them

By Bruce Sexton / February 5, 2022 /

Nurture healthy habits for a longer, healthier, and happier life. Living a long, healthy life is an ideal that most of us strive to reach in one way or another. We only get one life on this beautiful earth, so we need to take care of our health and build healthy habits so it lasts…

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New Year's resolutions that will last

5 Best New Year’s Resolutions Toward Long-Term Health

By Bruce Sexton / January 21, 2022 /

5 Self Care Tips to Prioritize in 2022 for Long Term Health Want to make New Year resolutions you can actually stick to in 2022? Instead of thinking of things you need or changes you must make to have a “better” you, why not focus on doing more of the things that not only make…

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Build habits for lifelong health in your kids

5 Ways To Start Your Kids on a Path to Lifelong Health

By Bruce Sexton / November 9, 2021 /

Set your kids on a path to lifelong health. They say it takes a village to raise a child, and it’s partly true. After all, the more positive, loving people in a child’s life, the better. Parents often stress about whether they are doing the right things to raise their children, and figuring out how…

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It's important to love your smile

How to Love Your Smile Well

By Bruce Sexton / June 19, 2021 /

Have you ever asked a loved one what they love about you? In many cases, family members and friends will tell you that it is your smile that they love (among other traits, of course). Smiles provide so many benefits to us and the people that we see and meet every day. Smiles welcome you.…

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Facts about your smile

10 Surprising Facts About Your Smile

By Bruce Sexton / June 19, 2021 /

Discovering the extraordinary behind the ordinary. Since you use it every day, your smile might feel ordinary—but it’s actually incredibly interesting and surprisingly powerful! We usually connect smiles with happiness or joy, but we use them to express a wide range of emotions. Since smiles carry the same meanings across cultures, people have been studying…

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Keep stress from running your life

6 Ways to Beat Stress

By Bruce Sexton / April 15, 2021 /

Understanding stress and its impact on our lives is now more important than ever. We all experience stress at some point in our lives, and for some of us, stress is more common than others. Since March 2020, in particular, many of us have experienced stressors that we could never have imagined. We’ve had to…

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Ways to beat the winter blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues: 10 Things You Should Do

By Bruce Sexton / February 13, 2021 /

Keep yourself busy until spring arrives! Spring is just around the corner, and with it, the hope for brighter, sunnier, and longer days. Though winter has its charms, the gloomy weather and the cold temperatures can make us all a bit unmotivated. A lot of us refer to this as the winter blues. Whether you…

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At home time is the best time for fun family activities!

Kid-Friendly Activities to Do at Home With the Whole Family

By Bruce Sexton / March 31, 2020 /

Staying indoors doesn’t have to be a chore. Sometimes, life throws you for a loop and all your family activities are in a pile. You’re working from home, and the kids are all out of school. This is a challenge under any circumstances! If this is the case right now for you, you’re probably all…

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7 Things You Might Not Know about Me, Your Dentist

By Bruce Sexton / July 27, 2019 /

Dr. Bruce Sexton — Wayland, MI Dentist Dr. Bruce Sexton has been practicing in the Wayland, MI area since 1984. Having experienced the tragedy cancer can bring, he is a strong proponent of oral cancer screening. He also believes it’s important to always be learning and growing, both personally and professionally. As a compassionate dentist…

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How Self-Care Truly Pays Off

From Spa Days to Dental Hygiene: How Self-Care Truly Pays Off

By Bruce Sexton / February 20, 2019 /

Self-Care is More Than a Trend Though the concept of self-care can be found throughout human history, it’s fairly new to the mainstream scene. In fact, the Oxford English Dictionary only added self-care to the dictionary in 2017, defined as: The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health 1.1 The practice…

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