Recovering from surgery can be difficult, and it can be hard to devote time to your recovery and not rush back into everyday life. It can take a long time, as explained by Weiss & Paarz, with a simply appendectomy taking up to a month and a spinal surgery taking up to six months. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make sure that your recovery goes as smoothly as possible. [Read More]
When Is a Broken Tooth a Dental Emergency?
A broken tooth can have a considerable impact on your appearance, especially when that tooth is in your smile zone. Depending on what you do for a living, this in itself could constitute a dental emergency—a cosmetic one. However, in terms of your dental health, breaking a tooth isn't necessarily a serious issue. It depends on several factors. If you have just broken a tooth, use the following information to determine if you need to book yourself an appointment with an emergency dentist. [Read More]
Better, Same or Worse—Comparing Branded and Generic Pharmaceuticals
When shopping for medication, it can seem like a tough choice between quality and budget. While branded medications appear to have the track record and the pull of a large marketing budget, generic medications are typically more affordable. Typically, when people talk about generic pharmaceuticals, they're referring to any branded or unbranded version of the medication that isn't produced by the company that initially researched it. This can get a little confusing because when discussing other products, the term 'generic' usually means only the unbranded versions. [Read More]
What Do You Need to Consider When Booking a Dental Patient?
Attending to patients and finishing with them on time is how you will be successful because you can project how many you will have that day. As a dentist, you need to schedule patients properly, and if not done properly, you can be under a lot of stress. There are a lot of things that go on in an office and you need to focus on them instead of a messed-up schedule. [Read More]