Month: August 2020

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Exercise

You’ve decided it’s time to start exercising. Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step on your way to a new and improved body and mind

“Exercise is the magic pill,” says Michael R. Bracko, EdD, FACSM, chairman of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Consumer Information Committee. “Exercise can literally cure diseases like some forms of heart disease. Exercise has been implicated in helping people prevent or recover from some forms of cancer. Exercise helps people with arthritis. Exercise helps people prevent and reverse depression.”

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And there’s no arguing that exercise can help most people lose weight, as well as look more toned and trim.

Of course, there’s a catch. You need to get — and keep — moving if you want to cash in on the benefits. This doesn’t necessarily mean following a strict, time-consuming regimen at the gym — although that can certainly reap benefits. The truth is you

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Dentist: Closure of practices impacts patients’ oral health

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) ─ A Johnston dentist believes dentistry is an essential business, but argues that it hasn’t been treated as such throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Rupesh Udeshi, dentist and co-owner of Dental Associates of Rhode Island, said the months his practice was closed had a big impact on the health of many of his patients.

“We’ve had a great backlog and problems that were minor, that have become major. The patient may have just had a cavity or needed a filling, but we haven’t seen them and it’s now more severe and it’s a root canal, and some people who maybe needed a root canal ─ now they need to have the tooth out,” he said.

The World Health Organization recently recommended delaying routine dental care because of the pandemic. But the American Dental Association says they “respectfully yet strongly disagrees.”

“Oral health is integral to overall health. Dentistry

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Dentist in Ridgewood | Dental Office in Ridgewood

We do not accept Medicaid

Welcome to the Ridgewood, New York dental office of Dr. Dennis Block. For more than thirty years, Dr. Dennis Block has been providing the finest dental care to the members of the Queens community and its surrounding environs. Exemplary patient care, outstanding aesthetic results, compassion and integrity are the cornerstone of our dental practice. Incorporating the latest technology, our state-of-the-art practice specializes in preventive, cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry.

Your visits with us are all about you – your happiness, your comfort and your dental health. Our patients expect and receive the finest care with a gentle touch each and every time they see us. In the 21st century, dentistry has evolved into a science that maintains function, form, health and a beautiful smile for a lifetime. The more you know, the better equipped you are to make wise decisions about your health care. Among

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Avoid dental cleanings and other routine visits to the dentist for now

You should delay your routine dental cleaning until the coronavirus pandemic eases, according to new guidance from the World Health Organization. Dentists, hygienists, and other oral care providers have a heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and passing it to patients because “they are in close contact with their patients’ mouths, use spray-generating equipment that produces airborne particles, [and] are exposed to saliva, blood and body fluids,” WHO said.

“WHO advises that routine non-essential oral health care—such as check-ups, dental cleanings, and preventive care—be delayed until there has been sufficient reduction in COVID-19 transmission rates,” the U.N. agency said.

Almost three-quarters of countries surveyed said that the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted dental services—higher than for any other type of essential service,

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Whiten Teeth at Home or in the Dentist’s Office?

You can get the shine back on your smile with a variety of teeth-whitening methods. There are pros and cons to brightening up at the dentist’s office or with an at-home kit.


At-Home Products


Whitening rinses. They’re easy to use. All you do is swirl it around in your mouth for a minute.

The whitening agent in the product is in contact with your teeth for just a short time, so your choppers get brighter gradually. Rinses can help prevent new stains after you whiten your teeth.


Whitening toothpaste. It has ingredients that remove surface stains with gentle brushing and may provide gradual brightening. But some people get sensitive teeth if they use these products.


Gel strips. You usually put them on your teeth once a day for up to 2 hours. Depending on how strong the product is, you may need

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Dentist Salary | Salary.com


How much does a Dentist make in the United States? The average Dentist salary in the United States is $158,227 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $141,285 and $185,019. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 


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Cavities – How to Tell if You Have One

 





 


What Is a Cavity?


A cavity is what you get from
tooth decay — damage to a tooth. Decay can affect the outer coating of a tooth (called enamel) and the inner layer (called dentin).


Cavity Signs and Symptoms


The symptoms of a cavity will depend on how large it is and where it is in your mouth. You may not have any symptoms at first. They’ll get worse as the cavity gets larger, including:


  • Pain or a toothache that happens without warning


  • Sensitive teeth


  • Pain when you eat or drink sweet, hot, or cold things


  • Holes or pits in your teeth


  • Black, white, or brown tooth stains


  • Pain

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Dentist Issaquah, WA | Issaquah Dental Care

Providing you pain-free dental visits for 18 years

Patient-Centered Issaquah WA Dental Practice

Our Issaquah dentists, Dr. Nguyen and Dr. Okino have focusing on patient-centered dental care for both adults and children for 18 years. Specializing in both periodontics and family dentistry, we combine exceptional patient care with the latest dental technologies.

Here at Issaquah Dental Care, we treat patients of all ages in a comfortable setting. When our dentists Issaquah see you, we always try to identify the cause of your health concern and explain the possible treatment options. This comprehensive approach sets patients of Issaquah Dental Care on the road to recovery and long term oral health.

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Issaquah Invisalign

Invisalign® Certified


Straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health according to American Dental Association. With our Issaquah Invisalign certified dentist, Dr. Scott Okino, you can have a confident smile and reduce your risk for tooth

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How to Become a General Dentist