Healthcare Professionals Required to Care for Patients With Bones and Spinal Problems

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According to a new study, healthcare professionals are required to care for patients with bones and spinal problems. The research, which the University of Southampton conducted, found that nurses and doctors often do not have the necessary training to deal with such patients. Orthopedic surgeon Orthopedic surgeons care for patients with bones and spinal problems. … Read more

Teeth straightened with Invisible braces Clapham

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Decade after decade the only real type of dental brace available was the traditional metal brace which was effective but looked and felt uncomfortable. This type of dental appliance was also anything but inconspicuous. Over the years and with ongoing research and development those original metal braces have been improved and are now far more … Read more

If I have Invisalign will I need IPR?

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In some cases when patients opt for Invisalign in St John’s Wood, it may be that their dentist says they need IPR. This is usually because there isn’t enough space in your mouth for the teeth to be moved into the correct positioning, that’s where IPR comes in. What is IPR? IPR stands for interproximal … Read more

The advantages of dental veneers

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Are you looking for a way to whiten your smile without the use of bleaches? Or perhaps you want to conceal a gap in between your teeth without undergoing extensive orthodontic treatment? Luckily, if you have a mild case of dental misalignment, then there is an easier way to close gaps than with orthodontics. And … Read more

How a straight smile can improve job prospects

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Many may raise their eyebrows at the fact that by straightening crooked teeth, one can improve one’s job prospects. Factor in the results from a YouGov study on smiles in the workplace and it can easily be seen why this is so. Out of the employees who participated in the UK study, 75 percent felt … Read more

Caring for Your Patient with a Rare Disease

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In a hospital, you might see many people with illnesses. Some are more common than others; some are rarer and maybe even less understood by doctors. There is nothing worse for the patient than being sick and not knowing what to do about it. Rare diseases come in different shapes and sizes, and they can … Read more

9 Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Dentistry

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The boring drill is gone! Did you know that in the not-too-distant future, dentists won’t use exercises? Instead, they will use something called a dental laser, which emits heat and light energy to precisely cut away tooth decay. Laser surgery will make drilling obsolete because lasers are much more precise than old-fashioned drills. So what’s … Read more

Managing Obesity in Old Age

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Obesity is an increasingly serious and widespread problem not just in the United States, but many places around the world. An estimated 32.5 percent of all American adults are overweight, and another 36.5 percent are obese. Globally, the World Health Organization says that, globally, more than 1.9 billion adults over the age of 18 are … Read more