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Headaches as a Result of Menopause

July 26, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Headaches can be triggered by the hormonal changes of menopause. Women who have a history of headaches during their menstrual cycles, during pregnancy or when taking oral contraceptives may be at an increased risk of suffering from headaches during perimenopause or menopause. Even though some women notice a substantial decrease in the number and severity …

Eye Injuries due to Accidents

July 9, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Eye injuries caused by trauma from accidents are among the most common kinds of eye injuries. Many of these eye injuries are caused by sports or traffic accidents, but they can also happen as the result of flying debris from wind, from working in an industrial environment or around woodworking equipment, or from other causes. …

When are Porcelain Dental Crowns Used?

July 4, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Porcelain crowns are restorations that fit directly over the tooth’s crown. They are designed to restore the appearance, size and strength of the tooth and cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. Your dentist may recommend a porcelain crown under a variety of conditions. If you have had a root canal treatment, have severely …

Do Lumineers Need any Dental Preparation?

July 2, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Lumineers are a special brand of dental veneers that use Cerinate porcelain, an ultra-thin, reinforced ceramic that is pressed into the proper shape to restore or enhance the appearance of teeth. Cerinate porcelain has incredible tensile strength that allows Lumineers to be made just a fifth of a millimeter thick, which is as thin as …

Menopause and Weight Gain

June 18, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Many women notice a marked increase in weight as they near or enter menopause. The weight gain is often concentrated in the abdominal area, and it may be associated with an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes, colorectal cancer, heart disease and breast cancer. Even though menopausal weight gain is extremely common, it is not …

Effects of Tooth Grinding on Your Teeth

June 7, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Tooth grinding is one of the most problematic habits that any person can have. Not only does tooth grinding cause negative effects on the jaw, but it is also hard on the teeth. Fortunately, there are several solutions to halt tooth grinding. Tooth grinding rubs the teeth together, causing them to become worn down. Once …

Protecting Eyes Against Harmful Sun Rays

June 4, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

When summertime is upon us, residents of California like nothing more than to be enjoying the great outdoors. Whether you prefer playing in the surf or hiking one of the region’s many trails, you have to protect your eyes from the sun to prevent future problems with your vision. The best way to prevent damage …

Which Cosmetic Treatments Can Enhance the Color of the Teeth?

May 30, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

Brighter, whiter smiles are usually considered more attractive and youthful. If you have stained teeth, you have several options for getting a whiter smile, including take-home whitening kits, in-office teeth whitening, dental bonding and porcelain dental veneers. Improved dental hygiene and professional dental cleanings can help eliminate many superficial stains, but deeper stains caused by …

How Whiter Teeth Can Affect Your Self-Confidence

May 30, 2013 | Author: | Posted in Health and Fitness

A bright, beautiful smile can really brighten your day. Sadly, stains and discolorations are holding some individuals back from sharing their unique smiles. Yellow, gray or brown teeth can leave you unhappy with your overall appearance. You may even be less successful at work or struggle with social situations as you lack confidence in your …