Could mouth breathing be taking years off of your child’s life?

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  Dr. Jill Morris, dentist and co-owner of World Class Dentistry in Sarasota, is continually getting referrals for patients from sleep centers and doctors. She is a contributing author of the book “Stories that Heal.” In the book, she describes her own story of childhood mouth breathing and the many health issues it lead to in her own life and those …

Why maintaining a healthy smile is key to improving your overall well being

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Our mouths are a visual representation of our overall health and well being, but it’s what lies beneath the gum line that tells the real story. Eighty percent of American adults have periodontal (gum) disease and inflammation — they just may not know it. Gum disease forms underneath the gums, and more often than not, it’s completely painless. Our mouths …

Dr. Richard H. Bundschu uses groundbreaking research to help patients alleviate pain

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Growing up, Dr. Richard H. Bundschu was a self-proclaimed nerd. He excelled in science and math, and during his senior year of high school, Dr. Bundschu thought about becoming a doctor. Initially, Dr. Bundschu thought he wanted to work in the ICU. Dr. Bundschu earned his doctor of medicine from the University of Miami before completing his residency in anesthesia. …

Polo Grill and Bar will “Let the Good Times Roll” during its 10th annual Spyder Broussard Low Country-East County Shrimp Boil & Fish Fry

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It’s been a number of years since Polo Grill and Bar proprietor and chef Tommy Klauber worked in the Crescent City, but that doesn’t mean the sights and sounds of New Orleans isn’t still a rich part of his life. His good friend Spyder Broussard, a native of Houma, La., who also happens to be the uncle of his wife …

Polo Grill and Bar executive chef takes farm-to-table dining to a new level

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Jaryd Hearn has never been one to shy away from Mother Nature. As a child, that meant traipsing across acres of farmland and learning about the various livestock that called the area home. Years later, as an executive chef for the Polo Grill and Bar, a Lakewood Ranch-based restaurant specializing in American cuisine with a global flair, that means working …

How getting insight into your colleagues can improve team communication

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Communication is an integral part of our daily lives. It’s all around us; and yet many people don’t know how to communicate effectively with their colleagues. The problem lies in their inability to fully understand their audience. How can you expect to communicate effectively if you don’t know where the person is coming from? If you want to be able …

Top ten urban legends of intellectual property

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Kathryn A. Gromlovits, a partner and a board certified trademark specialist with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, practices trademark, copyright, unfair competition and trade secret law. She also handles all types of intellectual property disputes and litigation in the United States Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and federal courts. She shares her top ten urban legends on the …

Couple finds comfort of home in River’s Reach community

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Miguel Feliciano and his wife, Ileana Vargas, didn’t land in Manatee County, specifically River’s Reach, by accident. Having lived in Largo for the past 22 years, the couple was ready for a change of scenery. Miguel knew what it would cost, $500,000 give or take, to find exactly what they were looking for in Pinellas County. Miguel began scouring Zillow, …

Halfacre Construction Company completes Gasparilla Road improvements project

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Charlotte County residents and business professionals are enjoying a smoother commute following the recent completion of the Gasparilla Road (CR 771) improvements project. Halfacre Construction Company, the area’s oldest, most established, locally owned and operated private commercial construction company, started working on the $25 million project in July 2014. The improvements project was completed in December 2016. The Charlotte County …

The beauty and history behind Snaggletooth

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With a black scarred hide and symmetrically lined rows of bony ridges that cover most of his back, Snaggletooth, is the impressive, dominant bull alligator that calls this part of the Big Cypress National Preserve home. Measuring over 10 feet long, he may very well be over a quarter of a century old. He bares the distinctive feature of a …