By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles Feeling guilty about how long it has been since you last saw a dentist? How long HAS it been? Do you avoid this vital part of your family’s health? Dr. Sheila Shah, DMD Let’s face it. You know you should. But often you don’t. Yet there’s no need to […]
By Jim BeallBeall Financial Planning My son is in elementary school and participates in Cub Scouts. In the last two years, he will have made two significant transitions in his young life. In school, fourth grade is where students generally transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” It is a difficult transition for […]
The new year is upon us, and now is a good time to stop and take stock of our legal health. Consider if any of the following apply to you:
So maybe this is a good year to consider giving those intangible “things” which they say money can’t buy – and which won’t later add to the landfill.
For many parents, an amicable divorce includes a decision to seek joint physical custody of their minor children. Although it can be given different names, joint physical custody generally means a custody arrangement where children spend an equal amount of time with both parents. Most commonly, the children spend one week at one parent’s house, then the next week at the other parent’s house, and so on, alternating households on a weekly basis.
By Shelia Shah Macon Smiles With all the candy coming from October’s Halloween holiday harvest, it can be an excellent time to consider some hard facts about your teeth – which may not be as “hard” as you think. Teeth are susceptible to wear and to erosion associated with acidic candies. In addition to traditional […]
By Beverly Adams UGA Cooperative Extension Just the other day I received an email from a Forsyth County resident about a cucumber plant that was in decline. He wanted to know what to do to get it back to “normal.” My response was, “There is nothing to do. It’s the end of the season for […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Do you suffer from persistent headaches? Do you ever experience facial pain, perhaps have difficulty with chewing, or have soreness or sounds coming from around the jaw joint near or in front of your ear? If so, you are not alone. Some studies estimate that 20-30% of people complain of Temporomandibular […]
By Dr. Sheila Shah Is there a snorer in your house? Have you been looking for an answer to your sleepless nights? Are you tired of your family complaining that you keep them awake “sawing logs”? There are real solutions to your snoring problems. Snoring is a sign of the upper airway being partially obstructed […]
Guest post by Dr. Shelia Shah Dental veneers are a popular cosmetic treatment. But often, patients aren’t sure what the care and maintenance procedures are after getting veneers. In case you are considering veneers or already have them and were wondering, we thought we’d offer some helpful information. First, let’s get one thing on the […]
Guest post by Dr. Shelia Shah How long HAS it been? Do you avoid this important part of your family’s health? Let’s face it. You know you should. But often you don’t. Yet there’s no need to feel guilty. A large percentage of the rest of the population sometimes falls short here too, despite the […]
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. Remember that old playground saying? It may have been a way to make bullies stop taunting you when you were younger, but when it comes to the law, it’s rarely true. Words often hurt us, in a legal context. Most of my […]
Guest article by Shelia Shah If you notice some discoloration in your teeth, the likelihood is you’re not alone. Discoloration and staining are extremely common, since many foods and drinks have pigment that can stain our teeth. Our teeth also naturally become discolored over time. Despite it being a natural process, we can’t help but […]