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Three Pediatric Dental Issues That Can Be Treated With Laser Dentistry

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Lasers are taking the world of dentistry by storm. With new treatments being developed and perfected every day, lasers may soon become a big part of dentistry due to their quick and almost painless approach. Below are three ways laser treatments can be used to treat your child’s dental problems. The Release of Tongue Ties Tongue ties can have a significant impact on a young child’s nutritional intake, as well as their speech development. Read More»

A Simple Guide To Choosing Dental Floss

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Dental floss is dental floss, right? If you’ve been relying on the samples that your dentist sends home with you after a cleaning and thus have not gone shopping for dental floss in years, you might be surprised by how many options there are in the tooth care aisle. There are different flavors, non-waxed and waxed options, a fancy variety known as “comfort floss” and even those little pick-floss things. Which one do you pick? Read More»

Saving Your Relationship With Couples Therapy

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Often, couples go through difficult times where communication breaks down and either one or both parties is unhappy. Whether you are married or just in a committed relationship, sometimes counseling or therapy is needed to help salvage the relationship. This type of counseling is usually performed by a licensed therapist who specializes in this type of help. While it may not save all marriages, it can be a useful tool in helping identify issues and correct them. Read More»

How To Keep Your Children From Getting Sick When Going Into A Children's Clinic For A Check-Up

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When taking your child in for a wellness check-up, the last thing that you want them to do is get sick. This can often be hard to do because the children’s clinic will likely be full of sick children coming in for doctor’s appointments. However, there are some things that you can do to try and make sure that your child doesn’t get sick while they are in the clinic. Read More»

Tips For Allergy-Proofing Your Bedroom

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Besides seeing your allergy physician for medications if you need them, you can take steps to manage your allergies at home by turning your bedroom an allergen-free zone. While it isn’t possible to totally eliminate every allergen in your home, you can greatly reduce them in your bedroom where you spend a great deal of time. Here are some things you can do. Reduce Upholstery And Fabric Fabric catches dust and becomes a breeding ground for dust mites that can irritate your allergies. Read More»

Hearing Loss Causes And Symptoms

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If you are suffering from hearing loss, even if it’s just temporary, it can be a very frustrating experience. Hearing loss may come on suddenly, or may be a gradual process. It can be a mild case, or it could result in difficulty having conversations, or even worse, permanent deafness. When you see your medical doctor, they will look to see how fast your hearing loss is progressing in order to determine the correct treatment for your hearing issues. Read More»

Jeep-Ers, Peep-Ers, Where'd You Get Those Creep-Ers? The 411 On Eye Floaters

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Although people don’t tend to get them until at least the age of 50, it seems that just about everyone has had them at some point: those little, translucent blobs that float through your field of vision like a feather on the breeze. Known as “floaters,” these seemingly insignificant specks tend to raise numerous questions, including: how do they form, and when should a doctor be seen about them? To answer these and other questions, take a look at the life of one such floater, Bob I. Read More»

Popular Diets And Their Effects On Cardiovascular Disease

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Many popular diets claim to be the only one that can help to prevent cardiovascular disease. Although their overall claims may be unproven, each popular diet has some food choices that are generally accepted as beneficial to heart health. Here are some examples: The Paleo Diet Advocates of this diet will only consume foods eaten during the Paleolithic period of human existence. This was the age before agriculture when humans were hunter- gatherers. Read More»

What Kinds Of Injuries Are Treated At A Sports Medicine Clinic?

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Sports injuries are no different than those occurring from other activities, but playing sports tends to cause damage to specific areas of the body. Twisting or repetitive movements, as well as impact and trauma, are major causes of sports injuries. These include: Tendinitis  This is an inflammation of a tendon, which is a fibrous material that connects muscle to bone. This often occurs at the elbow in tennis and golf, at the knee in running or jumping, and at the shoulder in baseball pitching. Read More»

The Three Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal

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In a hectic day-to-day lifestyle, personal grooming can sometimes take a back seat. However, science has made it where a simple procedure can help you take care of all your personal grooming needs. This is doubly true for those sensitive areas that are a painful and time consuming to take care of. Laser hair removal offers a permanent solution to these problems. Below are just a few of the benefits you can have by having laser hair removal. Read More»