Hello, my name is Gregory. When I was a young lad, I had to enter the health care world in an unexpected way. I developed a serious disease out of the blue that took doctors by surprise. I went through so many different testing procedures before my doctors could diagnose the rare disease. Everyone around me reeled as they tried to understand the purpose and process of the diagnostic tests. I hope to help others understand these important tests better through this website. Please come by often to learn all you need to know about medical diagnostics and working closely with health care professionals.
25 March 2016
When you are pregnant, going to countless doctor appointments and preparing for your new baby can take up a lot of your time. You have so many thoughts running through your head that you might neglect to properly take care of your teeth and gums. However, pregnancy makes you more susceptible to dental health problems, such as gum disease and tooth decay. These dental health issues can become serious if they aren not treated promptly.
25 March 2016
Dentures are an investment in your ability to eat and talk normally once complete tooth removal is required. Dentures that are made to personally fit your mouth are the best option for long-term comfort and durability. These types of dentures are likely to cost you about $4,000 to $8,000 for a full set. This means that you should do your best to make sure that you treat the dentures with care so you do not need to invest in a new set in the immediate future.
3 March 2016
Having dental work performed rarely makes anyone's list of favorite activities -- but if you've been putting off that much-needed restoration or repair work because you hate lengthy or multiple sessions in the dentist's chair, you could be sacrificing both your looks and your oral health. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers some enormous conveniences for helping certain common procedures fly by. Here are four smart strategies for streamlining your dental experience.
3 March 2016
Dental implants are permanent tooth replacement options that involve the setting of a metal root in the jaw. The process requires a surgical procedure where a hole is created first and the root is twisted down into the opening. While most dental implants contain tapers that help to set the dental implant correctly, there will be quite a few openings and holes around the root that will need to fill in over time.
2 March 2016
Many people, when they start experiencing early signs of gum disease, can just improve their brushing and flossing routine and watch those symptoms subside within a week or two. But what should you do when you've been thoroughly brushing twice per day -- and going through reams of floss – yet your gums are still bleeding and swollen? You should certainly not ignore the issue, since gum disease can eventually lead to loose teeth and tooth loss.