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When Dental Implant Placement Is Not an Ideal Treatment Option

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

In years past, when individuals lost teeth as result of accidents or dental disease, they resorted to replacing the lost or missing teeth with removable dentures, also known as false teeth. Nowadays, your cosmetic dentist will likely suggest dental implants. These are simply replacement teeth that are lastingly attached to your jaw. Whereas old-fashioned dentures served as replacements for your natural teeth, dental implants serve as replacement for the root of your teeth. In spite of the popularity of dental implants, there are situations...

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Why visiting a professional is important for you and your dentures

Posted by on Oct 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

There are many aspects to consider when you are getting a new set of dentures; it doesn’t matter if you’re getting your first set or if you’re simply going to replace the ones you already have. Fitting The most important thing to consider when getting your dentures is the fit. Both partial dentures and full dentures can cause irritation in the mouth if not fitted properly. The easiest solution, to make sure you are getting what you are in need of, is to go to a professional dental or denture clinic. There are many different...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Having a Tummy Tuck

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Carrying loose, excess skin on your abdomen can drastically affect your self-esteem and when years of dieting and exercise can’t seem to shift it, cosmetic surgery may be the next logical step for you. But how much do you really know about a tummy tuck procedure? If you’re considering abdominal surgery, read up on a few of these do’s and don’ts beforehand to ensure things don’t go belly up! When considering surgery: DO be close to your ideal weight before surgery For a tummy tuck to give you the best possible...

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What to Expect the First Time at a Bulk Billing Doctor

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have never been to a bulk billing doctor before, you may not know what to expect. You may wonder if you need to bring cash, how you assign your Medicare benefit or how you take care of other logistics. Luckily, the process is fairly easy and straightforward. Here’s what you need to know: 1. There are no co-pays when you use bulk billing doctors Although the government looked extensively at the idea of adding copays to the Medicare bulk billing system, no copays were added. As of early 2015, copays are not allowed as part of the...

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How Physiotherapy Can Support Those With Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Symptoms associated with cystic fibrosis such as a build-up of thick mucus in the lungs, a persistent cough and breathing difficulties can make simple daily tasks a challenge to complete. You doctor can prescribe medication expand your lungs and encourage mucus to clear, but these medications come with a range of side effects and patients are increasingly keen to avoid drugs. Physiotherapy can help you manage the respiratory symptoms associated with cystic fibrosis, so regular sessions with your physiotherapist should form part of your care...

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The Pros & Cons Of Photochromatic Eyeglass Lenses

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Photochromatic lenses are often advertised as sleek, futuristic devices, but in actual fact they were first developed back in the 1960s. Often sold as ‘transition’ or ‘reactive’ lenses, photochromatic lenses automatically darken in response to sunlight, and lighten in darken conditions. Naturally this a boon for people required to wear prescription glasses. How do photochromatic lenses work? A photochromatic lens may appear to be a simple piece of glass or plastic when not exposed to sunlight. However, embedded within...

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Taking the Sweat Out of Hyperhidrosis

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is a medical condition that is sometimes an indicator of a number of underlying medical problems, and as a result should not be trivialised. Additionally, excessive sweating is a potentially embarrassing condition that can lead to unpleasant odours, difficulty using electronic devises, and a clammy handshake. To be clear, hyperhidrosis is not a condition that is related to profuse sweat caused by exercise; that is just the body’s method of cooling you down as you heat your body through exertion. No,...

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What Are the 5 Types of Glaucoma?

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Glaucoma, a vision condition that tends to be hereditary, is one of the leading causes of blindness, next to diabetes. It is a progressive disease that is caused by too much fluid pressure in the eyes, which damages the optic nerve cells. In addition to being hereditary, there are other risks for developing this disease, including age (over 40 years old), nearsightedness, hypertension, and eye injuries. Once you get to a certain age, your optometrist will likely start testing you for glaucoma. While it is not something that can be reversed,...

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The Benefits of Regular Physiotherapy After Surgery or an Accident

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When a patient has had an accident or surgery, he or she may be prescribed regular physiotherapy sessions with a physical therapist. Unfortunately some patients may skip these sessions simply because they don’t understand the benefit of having their joints manipulated by someone else or of taking the time to get a professional massage as prescribed. Consider some of the benefits of regular physiotherapy after surgery or an accident and note why you should never skip these types of appointments when they’ve been prescribed for you....

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Utilising Wireless Technology to Get the Most out of Your Hearing Aids

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you currently removing your hearing aids each time you want to listen to music through headphones or use a hands-free kit for your mobile phone? It can be frustrating to have to lose sound quality when using certain devices and accessories, but wireless technology can enable you to hear clearly even when using headphones. You can link your hearing aids with a wireless streamer, which transmits sound from your personal audio devices straight to your hearing aids. Here’s what you need to know: Wireless Streamers Explained A wireless...

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