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Elyssa at WhirLocalWhat are "SAD Lamps" and How Do They Work?

What are "SAD Lamps" and How Do They Work?

Have you ever heard of SAD light therapy lamps? Light therapy is a treatment that uses a specific type of lamp to help relieve symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), or seasonal depression. But what exactly do light therapy lamps do, and how do they help? Let's go over a few of the basics. What is Seaso…
Elyssa at WhirLocal10 Simple New Year's Goals to Start Working Towards Right Now

10 Simple New Year's Goals to Start Working Towards Right Now

2022 is officially here, and New Year's resolutions are being made all over the world. For some, resolutions can feel overwhelming or unachievable, but they don't have to be that way. Let's go over 10 simple and attainable goals to work towards in 2022. Drink More Water Drinking more water is always a great …
Elyssa at WhirLocal4 Mental Health Benefits of Journaling

4 Mental Health Benefits of Journaling

Journaling is a form of self-reflection that has been shown to have many mental health benefits. Some people journal to process difficult events, manage anxiety or depression, or cope with loss and grief. Journaling helps them clear their minds and reflect on the past, process what is going on in the present, and plan…
Elyssa at WhirLocalAre "Hypoallergenic Pets" Actually Hypoallergenic?

Are "Hypoallergenic Pets" Actually Hypoallergenic?

For people with pet allergies, the idea of finding a hypoallergenic pet can be encouraging. However, are "hypoallergenic animals" really hypoallergenic, and do they really make a difference for people with allergies? Let's go into some of the basic information (and misinformation) about these animals. What Defi…
Elyssa at WhirLocalA Beginner's Guide to Kosher, Himalayan, Sea, and Table Salt

A Beginner's Guide to Kosher, Himalayan, Sea, and Table Salt

Salt is an essential ingredient in cooking, but the different kinds can be confusing if you're not familiar with them. Let's take a look at kosher salt, Himalayan salt, sea salt, and table salt to see how they are different from each other (and how they can elevate your cooking)! Table Salt Regular refined s…
Elyssa at WhirLocalRinse and Repeat: The Importance of Daily Flossing

Rinse and Repeat: The Importance of Daily Flossing

Dental flossing is an essential part of a regular dental hygiene routine, but many people tend to skip this step (no matter how many times our dentists tell us it's important). However, flossing remains one of the best ways to remove food and plaque from between your teeth and promote good oral health. Let's discuss t…
Elyssa at WhirLocal5 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Skin Care Routine

5 Mistakes You Might Be Making with Your Skin Care Routine

When it comes to the "perfect" skin care routine, there's no one-size-fits-all solution—which is why it's easy to unknowingly use methods or products that irritate your skin (even if they work well for someone else). Let's go over a few common skin care mistakes you might not even know you're making! Using Pr…
Elyssa at WhirLocalWhy It's Not Good to Hit Snooze Every Morning (and How to Stop)

Why It's Not Good to Hit Snooze Every Morning (and How to Stop)

Do you tend to hit the snooze button in the morning for "just five more minutes" of sleep? If so, you're likely doing more harm than good to your sleep cycle. While it can be tempting to want to get a few more zzz's, let's go over why it's typically better to get up right away, along with a few tips to stop pressing s…
Elyssa at WhirLocalDaylight Saving Time: 4 Tips to Prepare For "Falling Back" One Hour

Daylight Saving Time: 4 Tips to Prepare For "Falling Back" One Hour

It's that time of year again! Daylight Saving Time is about to end, which means most of us are about to change our clocks and "fall back" one hour on November 7th. While the fall time change means we gain an extra hour of sleep, it can still affect your body's routine (and it will be dark outside before the traditiona…
Elyssa at WhirLocalHow to Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween

How to Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween

If you go trick-or-treating with your children on Halloween, you may have started noticing bright teal pumpkins on your neighbors' doorsteps. What may seem like an interesting decoration choice is actually a nationwide movement called the "Teal Pumpkin Project," which aims to make Halloween a safer and more inclusive …

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Pinnacle Dental Associates

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(541) 928-9299
2200 14th Ave SE
Albany, Oregon 97322

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(541) 917-3488
1715 Hill St SE
Albany, Oregon 97322