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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...
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...
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...
Eyelid ptosis (droopy eyelid)
Are you interested in learning about droop eyelids, otherwise known as eyelid ptosis? Truth be told, this condition can cause your upper eyelid to block the vision in one or both of your eyes. Unfortunately, this can create a problem when you try to read, drive, or watch TV. In this article, Dr. Paul Johnson talks all about eyelid ptosis, including causes, symptoms,...
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...
Understanding Medicare Coverage For Eyes and Vision
The risk for vision loss or developing optical impairments as you age becomes much greater. To maintain healthy vision and prevent vision problems from occurring later in life, it’s important to be proactive. Having routine eye exams once every couple of years, or as often as your healthcare professional recommends, is key to maintaining the most optimal vision health possible....
Recurrent Corneal Erosion (RCE): Causes and Treatment Options
Have you ever woken up with extreme eye pain, where it felt like you scratched your eye? Did the pain gradually subside as the day went on? If so, you may have had a recurrent corneal erosion (or RCE). In this video, Dr. Jaclyn Garlich reviews the main causes, risk factors, and treatment options for a recurrent corneal erosion. https://youtu.be/BGGh7Fqxdrc If you...
Natural Pain Relief - My Personal Quest (Including What I Discovered)
As a student, I was a sponge for learning! I took in any and all information about medical conditions and treatment methods in the process of becoming a occupational therapist. A few years later, I was diagnosed with a chronic condition and adopted a similar outlook. Coping with my diagnosis of endometriosis was tolerable. However, the longterm reliance upon prescription...