Can Arthritis Be Reversed or Stopped?

 

Hands of a person suffering from arthritis pain.

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) estimates 23% of Americans have some form of arthritis? That is about 54 million people that suffer from inflammation in their joints that can cause debilitating pain. There are over 100 types of arthritis that can impact people of all ages and…

What Causes Ear and Throat Pain On One Side When Swallowing?

 

Man suffering from ear and throat pain on one side when swallowing.

Are you experiencing ear and throat pain on one side when swallowing? There are many possible causes of one-sided pain in the throat and ear, including viral infections, nerve problems, digestive issues and other infections. Some of these conditions may cause a sharp pain in the throat when swallowing on one side, while others also…

Treatments to Fade Dark Spots on Legs

 

Beautiful legs with perfect skin of a sunbathing woman.

Dark spots on legs are common, but that does not mean they are a welcomed skin blemish. People of all ages and skin colors can experience dark or brown spots on legs, arms and all over the body. While most skin spots are benign and harmless, many people want to diminish their appearance. Here is…

How Long Does a Root Canal Take to Complete?

 

Young woman with severe toothache in a dental chair before root canal procedure

Root canal therapy has a reputation for being a long and painful procedure. However, this perception is based on outdated information. Root canals can now be completed in very little time and without pain in many circumstances. If you wonder, “How long does a root canal take to complete?” the simple and honest answer is…

How to Tell If Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In

 

Young woman in a dental chair having her coming in wisdom tooth checked up

The third and final set of molars to come in are called the wisdom teeth. Nicknamed “wisdom teeth” due to their appearance around the time teens become adults, these large molars are known for causing oral health problems. While many sets of wisdom teeth emerge without problems, there are others that can become impacted or…

Did You Schedule Your First Pregnancy Doctor Visit?

 

A happy woman looking at positive home pregnancy test before first pregnancy doctor visit.

At the first sign that you are pregnant, your next move should be to schedule your first pregnancy doctor visit. Whether you had a positive home pregnancy test or missed your period, scheduling a pregnancy confirmation appointment is a wise move. It is important to have an OB/GYN confirm your pregnancy and get you on…

Cauliflower Ear Surgery and Treatments

 

boxing gloves with images of cauliflower ears

Have you seen ears that are deformed with lumps and bumps? Commonly called cauliflower ear, perichondrial hematoma is a condition caused by trauma to the ear. This malformation is common among wrestlers, boxers, MMA participants and any other types of contact sport athletes. Here is what you need to know about what causes cauliflower ear,…

10 Tips for a Patient-Centric Doctor’s Office Waiting Room Design

 

Young woman reading a brouchure while waiting for an appointment at doctor's waiting room

Making a positive first impression on patients can make a significant difference on a doctor’s practice. The doctor’s office waiting room should be welcoming and comfortable for patients, helping create that positive first impression. When considering the waiting room design for your medical practice, you want to implement some patient-centric traits. Here are 10 tips…

Importance of Finding the Ideal Location for a Dental Clinic

 

Dental Practice

So many details, small and large, must be determined when planning to open a new dental clinic. One of the most important will be the location. Where your dental clinic is located will impact how you market your business and the type patients you are likely to attract. To find the ideal location for a…

10 Tips on How to Run a Successful Dental Practice

 

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Every industry has key elements that are needed for success. Being a top professional in your field does not necessarily mean you will automatically have a prosperous business, especially in the medical industry. If you are a dentist or own a dental practice, there are specific areas of focus that can impact your business. Here…