Proper oral hygiene is vital to your overall health and wellbeing. When neglected, it can lead to several oral health concerns, including gingivitis and cavities. While gingivitis can be treated at home with correct daily brushing and flossing, many dental patients find themselves asking how to reverse cavities as well. Can cavities be reversed without… Read More »
Can You Reverse Cavities and not Get Fillings?
How to Get Rid of Numbness After Visiting the Dentist
Numbness from anesthetics after dental work is common, and it can be frustrating to experience a numbness that won’t go away. A report updated by the CDC in April 2021 states that more than 25% of people have untreated dental conditions. Many of these cases are due to fears associated with anesthetics. Some patients will forgo… Read More »
Pterygium vs. Pinguecula: What are the Differences?
Eye irritation and pain are two very common symptoms experienced by millions of patients globally. While most patients are dealing with common eye conditions, such as dry eye, it’s vital that you never self-diagnose or self-treat unless you are 100% sure you know what you are dealing with. This is because you could be dealing… Read More »
Guide to Photorefractive Teratectomy (PRK) Recovery: How to Best Manage Pain After PRK Surgery
After laser eye surgery, a patient can experience mild to moderate pain. As long as the pain is tolerable, it is a normal part of the recovery process. However, there are a few steps people can take to manage their pain after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery. These steps can also help them heal faster. According… Read More »
Reasons for Experiencing Burning Eyes After LASIK Eye Surgery
Often, people experience burning eyes after Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery. The reasons for this burning sensation depend on many factors, the main one being that during the procedure, the cornea is cut, and it needs time to heal. Patients often have concerns about how long they should expect to experience this discomfort. While there is… Read More »
A Guide on Intraocular Lenses, Implants, and Intraocular Lens (IOL) Surgery
The human eye is a sensitive and complex organ that requires precise care to maintain healthy vision. However, as you age, you may begin to notice that your vision simply isn’t what it used to be. This can be the result of many different conditions, one of them being cataracts. The prevalence of this condition… Read More »
How to Best Manage Tooth Pain When There’s No Cavity
Everyone knows what pain from a toothache feels like. It can be uncomfortable enough to keep a person up at night and make it difficult for them to eat or even smile. Most people would think a cavity in the tooth would be the creating the pain. But surprisingly, for many people who experience tooth… Read More »
Why are Teeth Crooked and Can You Fix Them?
It is no secret crooked teeth are a source of shame and ridicule for children and adults alike. Very few people were born blessed with perfectly straight teeth. Even the ones fortunate enough to have great teeth can sometimes end up with misaligned teeth. That said, having crooked teeth is not something to ignore. Besides… Read More »