Missing Molars Make Your Cheeks Sag? Lift Them With Dental Implants

Posted on: 3 March 2015

If your cheeks sag because you lost one or more molars, give them a lift with dental implants. Missing teeth anywhere in your mouth may make your face's skin look saggy or loose over time. Your teeth strengthen your jawbones and the muscles that cover them. Without your teeth, your muscles age faster. Here's how you tone and sculpt your facial profile with dental implants. What Happens to Your Cheeks When You Lose Molars? [Read More]

Jump On It: Protecting Your Knees During High-Impact Sports

Posted on: 20 February 2015

If you're involved in sports that require lots of running, jumping, or collisions, you'll have to pay special attention to your knees. If the body is under conditioned, or if you put too much stress on the joint, you will find yourself unable to perform. Instead of heading onto the field for a championship game, you'll be heading to the operating room for reconstructive surgery. This article will help you understand why your knees need protection and how you can provide it. [Read More]

Shift Work Sleep Disorder: If You Work The Overnight Shift, You May Be Affected

Posted on: 11 February 2015

Sleep disorders come in many forms. Typically, insomnia, narcolepsy and sleep apnea are most commonly known. However, if you've begun to work an overnight shift, during hours of which you're accustomed to sleeping, you may experience a different type of sleeping disorder known as shift work sleep disorder, often referred to as SWSD. Symptoms of shift work sleep disorder include fatigue, excessive sleepiness and insomnia. Forced to Be Nocturnal Most people are accustomed to sleeping during nighttime hours. [Read More]

Two Advances In Laser Surgery That Can Change Your Life

Posted on: 3 February 2015

The health and medical field is reaping perhaps the most life-changing results of recent advances in technology -- particularly surgical innovations. For many patients, traditional surgery was too risky a proposition to undertake due to age or health conditions. In the past few years, lasers have evolved enough to allow surgeons to perform "blood-free" operations that previously required general anesthesia or an extensive recovery. Read on to learn more about two recent advances in laser surgery that may be able to change your life. [Read More]