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Move in May to Support National Fitness and Sports Month in Palo Alto CA

Did You Know May is National Fitness and Sports Month

Physical exercise is good for everyone’s health no matter what your age or body type. There is no better time to spread the word about the advantages of being active than National Fitness and Sports Month.

Let’s review the benefits of physical activity:

Kids and Teens – improves heart health, bone health, and muscular fitness. Active kids do better with 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. Research shows that when children are physically active, they achieve higher grades, record better attendance, [...] Read More

Mother’s Day – Kudos To Moms From Wu Orthodontics

Mother’s Day – Wu Orthodontics wants to shout out a great big, huge, humongous THANK YOU to Moms everywhere. Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 14th this year. So Dads…do not plan any golf that day and kids…do not plan a movie with your friends. Plan on spending the day doing whatever it is that Mom wants to do. Serving her breakfast in bed is always nice but wait until she is awake first. Flowers and homemade cards are also always a big hit so do not forget those.

 

History Of Mother’s Day

History.com writes that the celebrations of [...] Read More

Speech Disorders – Can An Orthodontist Help?

Speech disorders – Did you know that the alignment of your teeth can affect your speech? One of the first things people notice about you is your smile and how we communicate when talking. If you have issues speaking clearly, orthodontics can help!

Lisping, whistling or slurring, and mispronunciation of words with “s” and “t” are the most common offenders. Proper diagnosis and correction during a patient’s developmental years, by an orthodontist, makes it much easier to correct the tooth and/or jaw problems associated with poor speech habits. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children be evaluated by [...] Read More

Easter – Here Is Some History

Easter is not just about egg hunts, candy, Cadbury eggs and chocolate rabbits. For Christians, Easter celebrates the resurrection from the dead of Jesus Christ. It is a moveable holiday or feast since it does not occur on the same exact day every year. Most Christian churches in the Western part of the globe celebrate Easter on the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox on March 21st. Thus it usually falls between March 22nd and April 25th each year.

The exact origins for the name of this celebration are complex and there are many theories. Some [...] Read More