Good dental hygiene is part of good bodily health. Making the effort to ensure that your teeth and gums remain clean and without problems of any kind is an important feature of keeping fit and healthy. It is important for you to schedule regular check-ups with a qualified dentist. And the best way to do this is to establish a permanent relationship with a dentist that you can get to know and trust. Continue reading
Kirkland-based Dr. Thomas Seal is a respected dentist offering a full line of cosmetic dentistry services. With the help of his highly trained staff, he carries out several procedures that include teeth whitening, veneers, and tooth bonding, among others.
To fully understand the particular need of a patient, Dr. Seal conducts a thorough oral examination to determine the kind of treatment required. From this assessment, he will then present the patient with the appropriate treatment plan moving forward. His main concern, in general, is to help every patient attain a beautiful smile that will help boost their confidence. Continue reading
The cheapest way for anyone looking for a way to improve the appearance of stained or discolored teeth is through teeth whitening. The Longmont Teeth Whitening Dentist uses a combination of treatments that can be done in the office or by the patients at home.
Teeth whitening done by a dental professional in their office provides many benefits. Take-home kits are also effective and help maintain the effects provided by professional tooth whitening. Continue reading
A new study reveals that a compound could potentially treat migraines by blocking light sensors in the eyes. The series of compounds called opsinamides can block a receptor in the eye called melanopsin which is a receptor found in the neurons connecting the brain and the eyes.
The researchers discovered that melanopsin is responsible for sensing light on its own, away from normal vision. This receptor is responsible for maintaining sleep cycles and various other sensitivity functions. It is also responsible for constructing the pupil within the eye when it is exposed to bright light, and causes the light- sensitivity that is generally linked to migraines. Continue reading
Today patients are more concerned with preserving their teeth than they were in the past. Extracting teeth and replacing them with substitutes is no longer a viable option for many, which creates a need for professional predictable treatment such as root canal therapy.
Our Office utilizes the most advanced dental technologies such as surgical microscope and digital radiography to ensure best and painless endodontic treatment also known as root canal therapy. Continue reading
Acne is a widespread condition among adolescents and adults alike. In fact, it is the most common skin disease in the entire country today. Acne and acne scars leave marks on the face and other areas of the body that may dramatically alter an individual’s appearance or affect self-confidence, that does not, however, mean those affected have to live with these disfiguring marks.
Acne can occur anywhere on the body, but it is usually concentrated in places like the face, neck, shoulders, back, or chest. Specific symptoms may include nodules, scarring, blackheads, whiteheads, redness, pustules, cysts, and various other forms of inflammation. These symptoms are not always constant, and often come and go in flare ups due to things like hormones or environment. Continue reading
Millions people consume statins to diminish their stroke and heart attack dangers, but new research proposes that the drug may tender another health benefit: curbing the odds of developing Parkinson’s disease. Examining nearly 44,000 patients, the researchers discovered that those who stopped consuming fat-soluble statins such as atorvastatin or simvastatin were about 58 percent more likely to evolve Parkinson’s than those who kept taking the drugs.
Fat-soluble statins are believed to cross the blood-brain barrier, disparate water-soluble statins such as rosuvastatin (Crestor) and pravastatin (Pravachol). The drugs may decrease inflammation and even alter dopamine pathways in the brain, which are associated to Parkinson’s. Continue reading
According to the researches, blocking dietary sugar and its activity in tumor cells may minimize the cancer risk and progression.
The study, purveys intuition as to why metabolism-related diseases such as diabetes or obesity are linked with certain types of cancer including breast, colon, pancreatic, and liver cancers. In this study, the researchers used fruit flies to understand the effects of diet and insulin resistance on cancer progression. Continue reading
A very large study of self-employed people revealed that those who retired later had a lower risk of being diagnosed with dementia. The study also discovered that the risk of being diagnosed with dementia went down for each year of working longer.
The study seems to confirm earlier research that suggests lifelong mental stimulation and challenge may protect against Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The data also revealed strong evidence of a significant decline in the risk of developing dementia linked with older age at retirement, in line with the ‘use it or lose it’ hypothesis. Continue reading
Pistachio, the delicious salted dry fruit, is a nutritious snack choice. It is an ideal snack for the calorie conscious. It helps in increasing the nitric oxide levels of the body. It is important because, nitric oxide prevents the buildup of blockages along the arterial walls of the body. Arginine, also known as L-Arginine, is noted as the miracle molecule, which helps in amending functioning of many body processes.
The consumption of it reduces the stress related, high blood pressure levels, by as much as 10%. This is one of the most important nutrition facts that you come across. It has been found that, consumption of it minimizes the amount of cholesterol in blood. Continue reading