Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 1:00am
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If administered properly, Botox could provide a more youthful, refreshed and relaxed appearance. It could aid in enhancing your facial features, while masking those annoying wrinkles and lines that you just can’t seem to erase with your arsenal of creams, oils and what-have-yous. However, it is completely understandable to be hesitant about Botox. To allay your fears, here’s what to expect before, during and following a Botox session: During Your Botox Session: Expect your first appointment to be around 30 minutes, because of the first...

Posted on Mar 20 2017 - 12:24am
Comments Off on Does Acupuncture Truly Work for Headaches?

Acupuncture is among the oldest healing methods for treating pain and other ailments. It’s a traditional Chinese healing method that involves stimulating certain body parts and has been used for a thousand of years in various countries and Asia. In 1997, however, the United States National Institutes of Health or NIH considered it a conventional medical therapy. Headaches are among the most common ailments that could be treated with acupuncture. The question is, does it work? Acupuncture and Headaches During an acupuncture session, the...

Posted on Mar 17 2017 - 6:21am
Comments Off on Kids’ First Dental Checkup: What Parents Need To Do

It is natural for kids to fear their first visit to the dentist. You might think it should not be a problem since you went through it in your childhood yourself. What you might be forgetting is that this is an entirely new experience for them. You may not remember it anymore, but you might have had troubles as well during your dental visit as a child. While there is not anything to fear anymore with new technology, it is still your job as a parent to guide your kids in the process. Here are some things to help alleviate their fear of the...

Posted on Mar 16 2017 - 3:09am
Comments Off on Straightening Teeth without Metal Braces

When it comes to straightening a crooked or a crowded smile, traditional braces are a common choice. These involve the use of metal brackets and wires that slowly move teeth into the right position. While these braces can give patients a more confident and beautiful smile, many are worried about the look of a metal mouth or the irritation caused by the brackets and wires. Many of those who wear traditional braces complain about pain, discomfort, mouth sores, tooth discolouration, and plaque build-up. There is also the difficulty of eating,...

Posted on Mar 13 2017 - 1:33am
Comments Off on Three Secrets to Aging Gracefully

Without adequate preparation, aging can have a devastating effect on your life. As the years go by, your body experiences drastic changes that could lower the quality of life. Some people age gracefully to lead a beautiful life in their sunset years. On the other hand, some seniors lead a challenging life combating various forms of illnesses. While it may not seem obvious, the key to aging gracefully hinges on how you spend the active days. Embrace a Healthy Lifestyle Hectic work schedules often lead to unhealthy lifestyles that endanger...

Posted on Mar 10 2017 - 1:48am
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If you have one or more missing teeth, you may be experiencing problems eating or even speaking. You may also be self-conscious about smiling and this can affect your social interactions and self-esteem. In the past, dentures or bridges used to be the only option but new technology has allowed patients to benefit from the many advantages of dental implants. They are more natural-looking, stable and comfortable so you can eat your favourite foods again and smile with confidence. They also improve the health of the jaw as they act in the...

Posted on Mar 9 2017 - 2:42pm
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The most important thing in life for you and your loved ones is your health. Though people spend a great deal of time on their bodily health, many are inclined to ignore their oral health. Forty-eight percent of people (Oral Health Foundation, 2016) are unhappy with their smile. So, why aren’t more people taking the steps to resolve their problems? People are often put off by what it might entail, whether that is the treatment, the cost or the time. However, a quality cosmetic dentist like Blue Sky in Belfast, can dispel any...

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 12:51pm
Comments Off on Danger at Home: Asbestos Contamination

Asbestos are minerals in rock formations that send homeowners into a panic. Asbestos used to be a building material in Australia from around the 1940s to the 1980s. Since then, asbestos has been made illegal in the country. Asbestos is very dangerous, so dangerous are the illnesses it can cause when a person is exposed to years of it. Asbestos at Home Asbestos is made up of microscopic crystals that can enter even the smallest of airway openings. These crystals can irritate the tissue in your lungs, and they stay there. Human lungs cannot...

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 6:18am
Comments Off on You Can Stew (Do) It: Making a Tasty Meal for You and Your Family

A soup can be a good appetizer or main course, but stews can definitely match what they have to offer. It’s one of the most important fares on the table. They’re also flexible, meaning you can have them any time of the day, any day of the year. If you think that your stew is already good enough, think again. There are still some ways you can improve what you already have in your hands. Famed chefs and foodies recommend the following: The Stock Although quite different from soups, stews are almost always served with some soup...

Posted on Mar 7 2017 - 1:00am
Comments Off on Teeth Whitening with your Dentist

Teeth whitening is an increasingly popular way for people to give their smile a boost. It helps to lighten teeth and make them appear youthful and healthy. There are a number of options for you to choose from if you want to brighten the colour of your teeth, ranging from a simple, whitening toothpaste all the way to having your teeth covered with veneers. We are going to look at the methods that fall somewhere between these two and why they might be the right path for you. You can buy over-the-counter products to whiten your teeth or you...