Shawna Chesser, DDS - Welcome to Natural Smiles by Design  
 

A Healthy Mouth and A Healthy Body

Given the link between oral health and a healthy body we want to provide our patients with the information they need in order to be proactive about their health.

At Natural Smiles By Design our goal is to enhance our patient's quality of life through smile design and total health awareness.

We provide nutritional consulting and tips for a healthy lifestyle. We believe maintaining good health begins with total health awareness.

We hope you find our links helpful.


Total Health Campaign (Total Health Awareness)

American Heart Association (Healthy Lifestyle)

BLOOD PRESSURE AND CHOLESTEROL                                                                                              Know your numbers                                                                 

Blood Pressure

  • OPTIMAL:         Below 120 / 80
  • BORDERLINE:  120-139 / 80-89
  • DANGEROUS:  140 / 90 and up

Total Cholesterol

  • OPTIMAL:         Below 200
  • BORDERLINE:  200 - 239
  • DANGEROUS:  240 and up
LDL (Bad) Cholesterol

  • OPTIMAL:         Below 100 mg/dL
  • BORDERLINE:  130 -159 mg/dL
  • DANGEROUS:  160 mg/dL and up

 HDL (Good) Cholesterol

  • OPTIMAL:         60 mg/dL and up
  • BORDERLINE:  59 - 40 mg/dL
  • DANGEROUS:  Less than 40 mg/dL

Triglycerides

  • OPTIMAL:         Less than 150 mg/dL
  • BORDERLINE:  150 -199 mg/dL
  • DANGEROUS:  200 mg/dL and up