MYTH #1 “Some sugars are healthier” Let’s take a look at Agave, maple syrup, organic raw sugar, and table sugar. On the glycemic index, which measures a carb’s impact on blood sugar, maple syrup hits 54—close to table sugar’s 65. Agave is lower, at 19, but it’s high in fructose, and fructose is tied to metabolic syndrome and hypertension. Research... read more »
Norman Coates, DMD, is a board-certified dentist with over 30 years of clinical experience. He provides comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages at Dentistry Optimized, his private practice in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota.
Dr. Coates attended Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, for his undergraduate degree. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in dentistry from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. Since graduating, he has had extensive experience in both private and group practice settings.
Dr. Coates combines compassion for his patients with experience in dentistry. He delivers precise treatment with state-of-the-art technology and is an expert in restorative and general dentistry. He is proud to uphold a reputation of excellence at his practice.