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Get to know Jen!

My name is Jennifer and I am the Patient Care Coordinator at Russell and Bode Family Dentistry. I am sure at one point or another we have either texted back and forth or talked on the phone about an appointment. I wanted to take a moment and acknowledge my daughter. My oldest daughter Brandi lives […]

Making the best of time at home!

Over the past six months, we have been spending a lot more time at home. The extra time has allowed for my daughter and I to spend more time doing activities we normally don’t have a lot of extra time for. We have tried Youtube dance tutorials, fitness programs, created and edited animated videos, played […]

Have you taken a deep breath today?

Have you taken a deep breath today? I practice and teach yoga. One of the main components is breathing. I have had people say, “I can’t do yoga” and my reply is “If you can breathe then you can do yoga.”  I have also taught classes at Rady Children’s Hospital for a program called “Yoga […]

Get to know Jainee!

I enjoyed my time off from work with my dog and husband exploring trails and being outdoors. My dog, Nala, is going to be 4 years old in September and her name is Nala. She was my main focus during our time off. Coming back to work has been filled with many changes for us […]

The Importance of CPR Training, it saved my husband’s life.

The dentists and clinical staff members are required to have a current and valid healthcare provider basic life support (BLS) certification. We have training every two years, so needless to say I have attended many of these training sessions. As an administrator I am not required to have a valid certification; but I am so […]

Get to know Allison and Clyde!

Name: Clyde Axle Rose Answers to: Clyde, Clydee Boy and Baby Dog Likes: Chasing butterflies, eating peanut butter and digging holes Dislikes: Baths, trips to the vet and strangers Hidden talent: Saliva bubbles Adoptiversary: April 4, 2016 Once I had settled into my new house, I knew it wouldn’t feel like a home until I […]

Mouth or Nasal Breathing – Why does it matter?

Mouth Breathing or Nasal Breathing-Why does it matter? As we all know, breathing provides our bodies with oxygen which is critical for survival. Most people don’t give much thought to how that oxygen enters their body. Are you breathing through your nose or your mouth or a combination of both? Well, studies suggest that close […]

Rock climbing with Kaden

My son Kaden has really inspired me through this pandemic and I wanted to share the inspiration! Kaden and I were both not working due to the stay-at-home order. I became overwhelmed with different feelings of uncertainty, fear and the unknown. I was having a hard time keeping busy and adjusting to my new routine, […]

The importance of nasal breathing

The healthy balance of carbon dioxide, oxygen, and nitric oxide present- not JUST OXYGEN – in our blood cells that determines how much oxygen our muscles, organs, and tissues can actually utilize. Allowing for carbon dioxide to increase improves oxygen utilization of the cells in the human body. Nitric oxide – which is created through […]

Get to know Katie!

Although I missed my work family and patients while our office was closed, I enjoyed spending the extra time with my husband and sweet dogs Cooper and Speckles. We got a lot of projects done around the house and my dogs played a ton of fetch. It is so fun watching my dogs get so […]