health--medical

3 Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

You can tell your kids that it's important that they brush their teeth daily. That doesn't mean that they are going to go cheerfully to the sink to brush their teeth. Kids quite often refuse to do things that are good for them. They would rather do their own thing. But, since you know that it's important, you keep doing what you can to make sure that they do brush their teeth. Read More 

Lying Through Your Teeth? Reasons Why Lying To Your Dentist Is Never A Good Thing

Most people think a little white lie doesn't cause any harm. However, when it comes to the health of your mouth, teeth and gums, a seemingly innocent lie can have serious ramifications. Even if the truth is embarrassing or reveals your lack of at-home oral care, it's important to tell your dentist the truth. Remember, your beautiful smile and oral health may just depend on it. "I'm Not a Smoker" Read More 

3 Health Problems Braces Can Help Prevent

One of the key goals of orthodontics is achieving occlusion in a child's mouth, which refers to the perfect alignment of the bite and jaw. Anytime a child does not have occlusion it results in malocclusion, which is a condition that can lead to a number of different problems. To avoid the health risks and problems of malocclusion, you should consider getting braces on your child's teeth. Here are three problems that you could potentially avoid by doing this. Read More 

4 Ways To Better Cope With Chronic Back Pain

Your chronic back pain can keep you frustrated and isolated from people and activities you love. Sometimes it feels like the pain is your only focus and it's a struggle to live a "normal" life. Working with a pain management center is key to creating a life where you are in control, not your pain. Along with the clinic's recommendations, here are four ways to help you live a normal life in spite of the pain. Read More 

3 Reasons To Get A Sinus CT Scan

If you are experiencing frequent problems with your sinuses, you might want to consider getting a sinus CT (Computed Tomography) scan. A CT scan produces images of the inside of the body, much like an x-ray or MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). CT scans are helpful for viewing any area of the body, but they are particularly beneficial for viewing the sinuses. A sinus CT scan can help diagnose infections, birth defects, inflammation, and other problems that may be affecting you. Read More