Pork Chops with Balsamic Roasted Vegetables and Gorgonzola

Hands On Time 20 Mins Total Time 55 Mins Yield Serves 4 A quick balsamic vinaigrette doubles as a marinade for the vegetables and a sauce for the pork. Taking the roasting pan from stove to oven jump-starts cooking so the pork, potatoes, and onions finish at the same time. Ingredients 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 12 ounces small red potatoes, halved 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 medium red onion, peeled
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New Years Resolutions for Better Oral Health

Laying out goals for the New Year is a great way to inspire yourself to make positive changes that can improve your health. For example, many habits—both good and bad—affect the health of your teeth and gums. Here’s a list of risky habits to kick, and mouth-healthy habits to adopt: Habits That Risk Oral Health Smoking. As if oral cancer weren’t enough to worry about, smoking also promotes gum disease and tooth loss. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, smokers have double the risk of gum disease compared to nonsmokers. And according to the Academy of General Dentistry, smokers
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FAQs About Children’s Dental Development

Watching your newborn develop into a toddler, then an elementary schooler, a teenager, and finally an adult is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences there is. Throughout the years, you’ll note the passing of many physical milestones — including changes that involve the coming and going of primary and permanent teeth. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about children’s dental development. When will I see my baby’s first tooth come in? The two lower front teeth usually erupt (emerge from the gums) together, between the ages of 6 and 10 months. But your baby’s teeth may
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