3 Dental Conditions That Can Lead To Jawbone Deterioration
23 July 2015
Lifestyle choices and poor oral healthcare can both threaten the health and stability of your teeth. But those choices and resulting damage can also threaten the health and stability of your jawbone, which in turn puts teeth at even more risk. While tooth damage is often immediately noticeable due to a change in appearance, jawbone threats are often overlooked in favor of the dental and gum symptoms. This means that the jawbone can deteriorate before you even know it's at risk.
Laser Treatment For Cold Sores: How An Oral Surgeon Can Help
29 June 2015
After you have tried pills and creams and you just want your cold sores to go away, you might want to try laser therapy. Although the lasers will not prevent you from ever getting a cold sore outbreak again, they will kill the virus in the sores you have and decrease the virus's ability to spread and mutate. An oral surgeon can help you with this process in the following ways.
5 Ways To Help Protect Your Eyes From Cataracts
26 June 2015
Cataracts are common, but the incidence of the disease continues to rise. In fact, a study conducted in 2010 projects that by 2050, the number of cataract sufferers in the United States will have doubled from 24.4 million to almost 50 million. Here are five ways to help protect your eyes from cataracts:
Get Your Vitamins
Vitamins are important to the health of your eyes. Research indicates that vitamins C and E may help you avoid cataract development and progression.
Lighten the Load And Get Moving: Reduce Your Child's Back Pain with These Tips
8 June 2015
If your child has back pain, the last thing thing you want is for the pain become so excessive that he or she needs an operation from an orthopedic surgeon. Luckily, you can avoid this scenario by taking steps to reduce your child's back pain. Check out these back-friendly tips:
1. Choose a quality backpack
The backpack your child uses impacts how their homework sits on their back. Ideally, according to most orthopedic surgeons and back pain experts, you want a backpack with padded shoulder straps and possibly a belt around the waist that can transfer the weight to the legs of the backpack.