3 Things Parents Should Know About Cleft Palate Surgery

If prenatal ultrasounds have determined that your child will be born with a cleft palate, or if you've recently given birth to a baby with a cleft palate, you probably have a lot of questions about your child's surgery and how to cope with it. Take a look at some important things that parents should know about what to expect with their child's medical treatment. Cleft Palates Are Becoming More Common Read More 

Repairing Sun-Damaged Skin: Medical Procedures That Can Help

As an older, middle-aged person, you probably did not hear about the bad effects of the sun on your skin until you were a teenager or young adult. By then, the lack of prevention and protection to your skin had already set the stage for the future health and appearance of your skin. If you want to turn back the clock and make your skin a little healthier, there are medical procedures that can help. Read More 

Beyond Braces: Two Serious Conditions That Orthodontists Treat

Orthodontists are most commonly known as the dentists who install braces. Yet, crooked teeth are just the beginning of the many issues an orthodontist can help treat. If would like to learn more about the true scope of orthodontic dentistry, read on. This article will introduce you to two little known disorders that orthodontics can solve. Speech Impediments When a case of dental malocclusion--the technical name for crooked teeth--is mild, it is generally considered merely a cosmetic issue. Read More 

Understanding Different Types Of Prosthetic Limbs

Prosthetic limbs allow people with missing legs or arms to function normally on a day-to-day basis. One may be disabled because of a congenital defect present at birth, an amputation, or a war wound. For people without the need for a prosthetic limb, they might not realize the different options available. If you have recently suffered from an injury that requires a prosthetic limb, read on to learn more about your options. Read More 

3 Tips For Sleeping After Shoulder Surgery

After major shoulder surgery, such as a rotator cuff repair or a shoulder replacement, it's going to take some time to recover. And during that recovery period, one of the most difficult things that you'll have to deal with is figuring out how to sleep comfortably – especially if you're used to sleeping on your stomach or on the side that you had surgery on. And even if you're a back sleeper, getting used to settling down with your arm in a shoulder sling is no easy feat. Read More