26 February 2015
If you've recently started wearing contact lenses, what you don't know about lens care could lead to an eye infection. You might think that all you need to do is put them in and let them go. However, your contacts will need special care and handling if you want to keep your eyes healthy. Here are some simple tips for taking proper care of your contact lenses. Wash Your Hands
15 October 2014
Saliva is one of those overlooked aspects of our everyday bodily functions. You know it's there, but you never really knew much about it. This article will discuss 3 facts about your saliva that you probably weren't aware of. It will also give you some tips to promote good salivary health. What Is Saliva? Saliva is the liquid that is produced inside your mouth by your salivary glands. Saliva is actually 99% water.
14 October 2014
Are you experiencing chronic back-pain? If so, there are some steps that you can take at home, and on your own, that can assist and improve your lower back pain. On top of visiting your chiropractor, there are other ways that you can improve the pain in your back without having to rely on constant pain medication. So, to reduce the pain in your back, you may want to take it upon yourself to do the following:
13 October 2014
Your gums hold your teeth in place, making them a pretty important part of your mouth. If you have gum disease, waiting to seek treatment increases the risk that your gums will recede, making it more likely that you will lose some of your teeth. One of the available treatment options is laser gum therapy, a less invasive alternative to gum surgery. Here is what you need to know before discussing this procedure with your dentist.
13 October 2014
Your chiropractor will probably give you a talking to about vitamin D — it's critical for your bone health. Without adequate vitamin D, your body can't absorb calcium efficiently, which leaves your bones weak. However, vitamin D is also important for how you feel between visits and how quickly you recover afterwards. Since you're likely to be a little sore and have some pain after your chiropractic service, you want to make sure you get your vitamin D to minimize those inflammatory markers.
8 October 2014
Going to the dentist used to be for a cleaning or to have a cavity filled, but more and more dentists are now offering cosmetic procedures that can transform your smile. If you feel like your smile could use some improvement, ask your dentist about the following: Teeth Whitening A gorgeous white smile is very desirable, and your dentist can help you obtain it. There are several ways to get noticeably whiter teeth, and your dentist may offer an in-office and at-home option.
8 October 2014
Root canals are relatively routine dental procedures, but they are still quite serious in nature. When a person needs a root canal, the pulp of the tooth has become seriously infected to the point that it needs to be entirely removed in order to save the tooth. This could have happened as a result of severe tooth trauma, a cavity, or even an abscess. Read on to learn about the common signs that you may need a root canal and what to expect if you do need one.