Cleft Lip & Palate - A Quick Primer

Posted by Sarah Schuman on 8/13/2018 to Cleft Lip & Palate
What is a cleft lip? What is a cleft palate? What causes these openings to occur? What are the risk factors for cleft lip/cleft palate? What are the health implications? Learn more, including diagnosis and treatment options.

Why can't I Suck out of a Straw after Wisdom Teeth Removal and Oral Surgeires?

Posted by Linda Shafto on 8/15/2013 to General Medical and Dental Information
Why Your Oral Surgeon Tells You Not To Use A Straw After Oral Surgery Procedures?

Recovery Advice for having your Wisdom Teeth Pulled.

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 8/12/2013 to General Medical and Dental Information
Preparation Advice from the Tooth Fairy for after your wisdom tooth or third molar Extraction. Tips,

Constipation? Popeye’s Power Smoothie

Posted by Linda Van Rossen on 6/26/2013 to Dysphagia & Oral Motor Control
As a surgical nurse for many years a common patient complaint is “constipation,” an extremely common side effect of pain medications.

Hopefully Popeye’s power will do the trick with lots of fiber, and most importantly: great taste!

Very Berry Nutritious Smoothy

Posted by Linda Shafto on 7/18/2012 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
very Berry Nutritious SmoothyThis smoothy is always a big hit for a breakfast on the go, with a whole frozen banana and wheat germ to help jump start your day!

Cool and Easy Summer Nutrition: Smooth Tomato Gaspacho Soup

Posted by Linda Shafto on 7/6/2012 to Liquid & Soft Diets and Recipes
Smooth Tomato Gazpacho SoupSoup anyone?  :)  My favorite any time of year! The more adventuresome the better. This recipe is from Martha Stewart's Living Magazine Aug. 2011. It is a really easy chop and blend recipe with no cooking required. So full of goodness and flavor...  click ahead for full recipe.