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Dental Implants: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Dental Implants - Pros and Cons
Dental implants have taken dentistry by storm! If you go to a dentist with a missing tooth looking for a solution, chances are they will recommend getting a dental implant. They look, feel and even function as well as your natural teeth. Plus, they give you back the confidence in your smile. In this article, I'll review the pros and...

5 Skin Care Myths You Should Avoid

Do you want beautiful, glowing skin? I know I do! In fact, most people do and will go to great lengths to get rid of any and all skin imperfections. When faced with a breakout or continually problematic skin (like I have), you'll try anything. However, there is a lot of misleading information out there that could cause more...
Home Chef Review
Recently, my family and I tried Home Chef on a recommendation from a co-worker. I was a bit hesitant because I have become accustomed to doing my own grocery shopping and thinking up dinner on my way home from work. Choosing what to have for dinner a week in advance, and having the ingredients show up at my door,...
Demodex Mites (Eyelash Bugs) - Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments
Do you every experience dry, itchy, or crusty eyelashes? How about red or irritated eyes? If your symptoms seem to never go away, it might not be the usual dry eye or pink eye you have always thought. In cases like these, I highly recommend discussing Demodex mites with your eye doctor. In this video, Dr Gabriela Olivares discusses what you need to...
Therapist: "Hello, my name is Brittany. I received an order from your doctor for occupational therapy. Is now a good time to meet for your evaluation? Patient: "Occupational therapy? I don't need any of that. I'm retired, so I'm not looking for a job!" As an occupational therapist, this is one of the many age-old responses I am used to hearing....
Nervous About Getting Dentures? Here Are 5 Reasons Not To Be!
If you’re nervous about getting dentures, you shouldn’t be. There are many more options for dentures today than there were in the past, and if you are nervous, it might due to some misconceptions you have of dentures. By talking with your dentist and doing a little research, you will soon find that the benefits of dentures far outweigh...
8 Ways To Avoid Bad Breath Throughout the Day
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a constant curse for some people. Even if you skip the garlic and other smelly foods, you might still find yourself struggling with stinky breath. The go-to solution for many is to simply pop in a piece of minty fresh gum. And while that might provide some short-term relief, gum won’t address the...
My Personal Top 5 Natural Stress Relievers
It seems like the older I get, the more stressed out I become. When I was a kid, I thought I had problems. In high school, the world nearly ended when a girl I like publicly rejected me. And then, in my 20s, I started learning about anxiety. And the most important thing I learned is that it gets...
6 Postpartum Warning Signs For Moms To Look Out For
Giving birth is one of the most physically transforming events most women will go through in their lifetime. Some compare it to running a marathon. While it’s exciting to meet and care for your new baby, it’s important to pay attention to what’s going on with your own health. While most mothers leave the hospital without any problems, here...
Do you or someone you know have shoulder pain? Have you had shoulder treatment that hasn’t worked in the past? Was your pain labeled as having something like a rotator cuff tear or shoulder impingement? As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, I am here to say that while you might have shoulder pain, your shoulder might not be the...