What You Need to Do After the First Stage of a Dental Implant

Dental implants are a remarkable way to replace missing teeth, but it's important to remember that the process is not immediate. The actual implant is a small screw, generally made of titanium (due to the material's biocompatible nature). This screw is implanted into your jaw bone, and then a process known as osseointegration takes place. This is when your jaw bone essentially fuses to the titanium screw to secure it into place. [Read More]

Private home care for amputees

For people who have needed to have an amputation, there is often a large period of adjustment in working out how to perform day-to-day tasks again. Younger amputees, such as vehicles accidents, cancer victims or military personnel, often want to live at home rather than moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility.  Here are some ways that private home care can help amputees.  Wound healing Straight after the amputation, there is a period where there is a wound that needs to be regularly redressed and the wound monitored. [Read More]

A Spoonful of Compounding Services Helps the Medicine go Down

If you are allergic to particular ingredients within a medicine or struggle to take pills orally, then your doctor may be required to approach your local pharmaceutical company and request the use of their compounding services. This is a service that requires additional training for individual pharmacists but allows them to create tailored medicines for individual patients to increase the effectiveness and digestibility of the medicine. It is one of the oldest aspects of creating medicine stretching back thousands of years and is still an important part of medical development, yet compounding is growing less common because of the additional training required. [Read More]

Dental Procedures: Treatments Your Child May Require

Every parent would want their child to have healthy teeth. However, it is not uncommon to find that some parents will overlook paediatric dental care and maintenance as they assume since the baby teeth will eventually fall out their children do not need an extensive dental plan. The reality is that children's teeth are more susceptible to decay and damage since they are not equipped to take good care of their own teeth. [Read More]