When girls reach the age of fifteen, a Quinceañera is often thrown. It is the celebration of her transition into womanhood, and has its origins dating back many centuries, mainly in Mesoamerica. In the past, rites of passage were far more common, and a Quinceañera is just one of these rites. Continue reading “What Is a Quinceañera?”
Having a clean mouth has been a very important part of healthy living for generations. Until early humans found out that hygiene is so important, gum disease and periodontal disease plagued humanity. Continue reading “Periodontal Disease and the Link to Heart Disease”
So you’ve decided to list your house for sale. You no doubt understand that this comes with many different obligations on your part. Beyond all of the obvious stuff like measuring its square footage, taking pictures that cast it in its best light and make it look the most desirable, and hyping it up on the internet, there’s a little something involved that most people dread: explaining what’s wrong with it. Continue reading “Selling Your House? Here’s What the Home Buyer Needs to Know”
You’ve probably heard of this ailment referred to as “gum disease”. That’s one of the more common terms it goes by. However, many people also refer to it as “periodontitis” or “gingivitis”, which are both stages in gum/periodontal disease. This problem is a painful inflammation of the gums which can lead to pain, excessive bleeding, tooth decay, and tooth loss. Periodontal disease often results from a lack of proper dental hygiene or seeing your dentist for dental services on a regular basis. Continue reading “What Is Periodontal Disease?”
You may have heard this referred to by a number of names, such as “natural dentistry” or “organic dentistry”. These names mean they same thing. Holistic dentistry is a form of dentistry that takes a holistic approach to dental work, and keeps in mind how it can affect the overall health of the body and mind of the patient.
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While dogs and cats are the most common pets, many people come down on one side as either cat or dog fans, and this usually correlates with certain personality types. That’s not to say dog lovers are masculine and cat lovers are feminine. It’s more about what they’re looking for in a companion.
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When it comes to cats, there is a lot of misinformation floating around. So in this post, we’ll be clearing up some misconceptions about cats and shining light onto how they think, and how they regard their human companions.
Continue reading “Cats – Myths, How They Think, and What They Think of Us”
Our canine companions are often pretty straightforward creatures. They wear their emotions on their sleeves, and we can generally understand them through a simple look they give us, or the tone of their bark, or the way they move around the room. Dogs are different than cats in this way, as cats are more secretive and less emotional.
That said, there are still questions many people have about these furry creatures. In this post, we’ll be answering some frequently asked questions about dogs.
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You’ve seen it before in movies. the star athlete whose life is put in danger from his numerous concussions he’s had throughout his career. His doctors and family are concerned about his well-being. It always seems like it’s such a huge deal. But, sometimes Hollywood tends to stretch the truth. So what is the truth about concussions? Are they bad for your health? What is being put at risk if you get one? They are common questions patients ask. It’s time they got addressed.
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As we go through life, driving can end up becoming second nature, and we often go long periods of time without any major driving events taking place. We become complacent, and for many, the occasional traffic ticket is about as exciting an event as they’ll ever experience while driving.
It isn’t surprising that most people report the experience of a car accident as highly surreal. Time slows down to a crawl because of the massive adrenaline rush this event triggers.
Continue reading “What To Do If You’ve Just Been In a Traffic Accident”