Many people use the terms “family dentist” and “general dentist” interchangeably, but there is actually a difference – a subtle one, but one that can be important depending on your situation.
All dentists are required to have extensive education before they can begin practicing. Schooling for dentistry typically involves 3+ years of undergraduate education plus another 4 years of dental school.
Family dentists and general dentists are similar in this way. They also perform the same procedures on their patients, like: Continue reading “Family Dentist Vs. General Dentist – What’s The Difference?”
The brain and spinal cord contain nerves that send messages back and forth to each other. The body also contains nerves that carry messages to and from these nerves to and from the rest of the body – it is these nerves that are damaged or diseased in the case of peripheral neuropathy.
Continue reading “The Basics of Peripheral Neuropathy”
“One quarter of man’s misery is toothache.” – Thomas de Quincey
If you don’t hate going to the dentist, you probably don’t love it either. Many are wracked with a gnawing fear of any dental procedure – from a routine exam and cleaning to a full-on dental extraction – while the rest of us regard it as a routine chore or a necessary hardship.
Both demographics could benefit from some perspective on what dentistry used to be, and how far it’s come. Continue reading “Dentistry: Ancient Forms & Modern Frontiers”
Summertime: the kids have already been home for a couple of months this year, the days are longer and hotter, and your patience and energy seems about as small as last year’s shorts.
Summer is easily a favorite season for many of us, but it can also be one of the most dreaded seasons of the year, especially if you have already been feeling sluggish, rundown, and uncomfortable in your body for the last few months; summer seems to make everything feel heavier.
Continue reading “5 Ways To Improve Your Health This Summer”
Even before COVID-19, self-care was already trending. Putting our mental health first has been the theme over the past couple of years and for good reason–it is estimated that one in four people suffer from some type of mental health condition or issue, so taking care of our mental health, along with self-care is absolutely necessary in today’s world.
Continue reading “A Balanced Gut Equals A Balanced Mind: Foods To Improve Your Mood”
There are many types of auto accidents ranging from mild to severe. After being involved in one, many people would decide against going to the emergency room for anything short of a broken limb, open wound, or some pretty obvious brain damage.
This is a bad idea. Continue reading “Auto Accident Injuries – When Emergency Care Isn’t Needed, But Something Still Feels Wrong”
Whether it’s simply to get more fit or part of a weight loss program, missing out on your favorite exercise routines at the gym is probably on your top 10 list of frustrations during the 2020 lockdown. You can only go so long before the pent-up energy that normally would have been released at the gym starts to boil over, and it’s made even worse with so much time spent indoors. Continue reading “How To Exercise From Home The Right Way”
Social Distancing is the new way of life in 2020. At least for the next few weeks and maybe longer. That is what the experts are saying about how we can help to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. So, what exactly is social distancing?
Continue reading “Social Distancing: The Best Way To Do It”
The more time people spend stuck at home, the more time they are spending on their phones. In turn, this increases the number of germs that may be on your phone and the importance of keeping your devices clean. This is in addition to the extra precautions that we all need to take around our homes. This has never been more true than during this COVID-19 pandemic. What can you do to keep your phone, other devices, and home as clean as possible?
Continue reading “Keep Your Phone Free Of COVID-19”