November 25, 2015
You trust your doctors and dentists to take care of all your medical needs, and now they are taking it one step further. While they are taking care to keep you safe and healthy, they are also helping the planet do the same. Through the Omega Planet Ocean “Goodplanet Edition”, the professionals who buy these timepieces are helping to raise the funds needed to restore mangroves and seagrasses in Southeast Asia. Through this foundation, the local population is also being educated on how to preserve these quickly fading natural wonders. Omega has dominated the world’s competition in accuracy. It has set and broken records across the globe because of its outstanding performance as a leader in the field. Just like the professionals who wear it are breaking their records.
While the timepieces are stunning in beauty, they are also some of the most reliable, sturdy and trusted timepieces in the world. Through their innovative designs that boast scratch-resistant sapphire crystals and cutting edge mechanics, the Omega Planet Ocean line of watches is innovative, practical and reliable in any situation. Whether it’s another day at the dental office or deep sea diving, the collection fulfills the company’s long-standing tradition of combining art and technical excellence in all their creations.
The Omega Planet Ocean watches are reliable enough to set your heartbeat by. They are relied on by dentist to know how much time you have before sedation wears off and to help stay on schedule. More than that, though, they offer a unique piece of history to those who chose them. The Ocean collection of watches is more than just a watch for divers; it’s a line for trendsetters and fashion icons alike. They offer multi-color options all in 18 karat gold with dramatic bezel throughout the collection. Truly, a timepiece for the generations.
When you buy from the collection, you are buying a piece of history. For over 160 years, Omega has been the leader in watch design. Their watches have gone from the depths of the ocean into space. They are trusted by the men and women who serve, divers, rescue teams, and astronauts. Professionals use them every day because the Omega brand is synonymous with durability, class and reliability. Medical professionals require precision, patience, and commitment that are all qualities that the Omega Planet Ocean collection prides itself on. As one of the world’s most influential brands who holds records in precision, it’s befitting that these outstanding timepieces should be on the wrists of the world’s medical teams.
November 11, 2015
So I’ve definitely heard of some unusual wedding entertainment ideas, but when I heard that two of my dentist friends from college were going to wed, I fetched my diary and was checking if I had time to attend the friends’ wedding when the informer added: They are going to have a completely tooth health-themed wedding. I closed the diary without checking my schedule and resolved to attend in spite of any appointments I was going to have that day. It wasn’t so much out of love as it was out of curiosity. Dentist-themed weddings are clearly unheard of, so I wanted to know what kind of craziness had come upon my friends.
The first bout of surprise was when I saw ribbons hung from the fibers of toothbrush imitations. The ribbons themselves looked like a spurt of toothpaste and were in different colors- yellow, white, orange, purple et cetera. Beside each ribbon hung a balloon. On each balloon was an immaculately done drawing of a couple with sparkly, well-aligned teeth, kissing. There was a burst of colors outside, a harbinger of the splendor and immaculate themes inside.
Similarly done balloons and ribbons hung from the ceiling of the chapel. Looking around, the chapel bore the aura of a dental clinic. On the aisle, the couple sat as dental patients would waiting for an appointment with a dentist.
Across them, a giant tooth cake stood on a pedestal with a male-looking tooth beside a female-looking tooth, both showcasing radiant smiles. On top of the cake, where cake toppings should be, were the bride and groom as teeth. I would later be told that the cake didn’t have a lot of sugar as sugar spoils teeth.
The couple had asked a dentist who was also a church minister to preside over the occasion. He wore a dentist’ overalls that had the typical clergy’s collar tab. He looked amazing, albeit unusual, in that attire.
I sat there mesmerized by the creativity and passion of the couple. They had surpassed expectations already. I had come here cynical of a dentist-themed wedding, but now I was awed beyond expression. The couple looked fantastic in their wedding attire. The bridegroom and his grooms were dressed impeccably in well-done grey suits while the bride was gorgeously clad in a snow-white overflowing wedding dress. Her bridesmaids were just a gorgeous. Surprisingly, there was nothing dental in their various attires save for breast pocket handkerchief in men’s coats that hung from the pockets as would a tongue out of the mouth, though not as goofy, but in a stylish, decent way.
The height of this dentist couple’s ingenuity showed when the minister stood to have them take their vows. I cannot remember exactly what happened, except for a few interesting snippets, but I can firmly attest that it was one of the most spectacular things I have ever witnessed. It was unusual, genius and spectacular, to say the least. For instance, in the vows he asked the couple to stick together as teeth does to gum. When the teeth falls off, he said, it is to its own destruction. The minister asked them to seek counselling whenever they have marital problems just as people seek dental care whenever they have dental problems. When the couple partook of the cake, they brushed their teeth before the audience amid rapturous cheers.
As I drove off from the wedding, I looked at the diary: I was to meet the state’s governor the very time I was attending the wedding. I smiled to myself, thankful that I didn’t look at my diary in prior as I would have been compelled to go to the meeting with the Governor and miss the spectacular wedding.
November 8, 2015
If you are a dentist, it’s highly recommended that you consider creating an app for your business. In this age wherein most people are connected to the internet, it makes complete sense that you reach out to your clients online. There’s a lot of benefits that you can reap from a simple app that’s available for both desktop and mobile users. With that said, now is the perfect time to develop an app for your dental clinic and separate yourself from your competitors. If you still have doubts about getting an app, the following reasons should help you understand why you should have one.
1) It will be a lot easier for clients to book for appointments.
If you have an app, a client can set up an appointment without visiting your clinic. It doesn’t matter if you and your clients are miles away from each other, business will continue as usual. Most apps these days are automated which means you don’t even need to move a finger to manage your appointments. Everything will be handled by the app. Apps are usually equipped with a scheduling system which enables clients to see what times the dentist will be available for appointments.
2) It’s a great way to build your brand and improve your reputation.
An app is very effective in getting the word out about your clinic and your dental services. In effect, your established clients will market and promote your business by simply using your app and recommending it to their friends and families. That’s like hitting three birds with a single stone. Additionally, people are known for having more trust in businesses that are active and visible online.
3) It’s very affordable.
Whether you are creating the app yourself or you are hiring someone to create it for you, the total cost won’t cut deep into your wallet. The investment you make is small compared to the benefits that you are going to reap once your app is launched. With the growing number of developers today, the cost of having an app created will likely go down in the coming months.
4) It’s a good way to attract more clients.
As we mentioned earlier, a lot of people these days are now using their laptops and mobile phones to search for products and services online. Needles to say, if you are not visible online, then you are not getting a slice of this growing online market. However, if you have an app, there’s a way for potential clients to find you and the dental services that you are offering.
5) It cultivates customer loyalty.
You can also use your app as a portal for customer service. Your current patients can use it to contact you about problems they may be having with their teeth, gums, or dentures. This connectivity builds loyalty among your customers. This means they are more likely to use your services again and even recommend you to people they know.
In conclusion, you need an app to market and promote your clinic and your dental services. It’s a good way to get ahead of your competitors.
November 6, 2015
Fluorine is a naturally occurring element mostly found in water bodies for instance seas, lakes, rivers and even swimming pools. Fluorinated swimming pools in Arizona expose the swimmers into various health risks even though fluorine as a chemical is credited for reducing tooth decay thus many dentists recommends for its use in toothpastes. Pool Resurfacing Phoenix company offers a solution by eliminating all health risks posed by fluoride in Arizona swimming pools. Below are the top 10 health risks that are likely to originate from fluoridated swimming pools.
Top 10 health risks of fluorinated water
1. Reproductive problems
High levels of fluorine in the body reduce sperm count in males and ultimately leads to infertility. This is a proof that has been provided by scientists after research.
2. Brain damage
Fluorine is among the top 100 chemicals that are known to cause neurotoxicity to humans as depicted in the US Environmental protection Agency. Brain damage alters normal brain function.
3. Lowered IQ
When 1.9 parts per million accumulates in the body system, then chances of mind retardation is very high and ultimate lowered IQ happens.
4. Bioaccumulation of fluorine in the body
When ingested, fluorine is excreted through kidneys. But small quantities of fluorine tend to accumulated in the bones. This reduces the integrity of the bones in terms of strength. Pool resurfacing Phoenix helps to prevent such incidence from happening by cleaning fluoride elements from swimming pools.
5. Dental fluorosis in bottle fed children
Bottle fed children consume liquid foods. They thus have high chances of developing dental fluorosis due to fluorine contained in their meals.
6. Reduced thyroid function
Fluorine reduces the activity of thyroid hormone and increased used of it causes hypothyroidism causing a serious health effect. Swimming pool maintenance by Pool Resurfacing Phoenix can halt this health risk.
7. Arthritis condition
Fluorine creates bones and joint diseases which are similar to rheumatoid arthritis. This condition is associated with pain in the joints.
8. Bone damage
The calcium matrix in the bone structure is interfered with by fluorine making the bone weak. This problem is caused by high accumulation of fluorine in the bones.
9. Hastens osteoporosis amongst the elderly
Fluorine causes hip fracture in elderly women. Consumption of fluorinated foods by old women accelerates the rate of developing osteoporosis.
10. Early onset of puberty in teenagers
Accumulation of high levels of fluorine in pineal glands reduces production of melatonin which in turn leads to early onset of puberty.
How to avoid fluoride
The best step to avoid dangers of fluoride is to clean the swimming pools as well as carrying out maintenance tasks.
Pool Resurfacing Phoenix is equipped with swimming pool cleaning experts who chemically balances the pools and reduces the dangerous levels of flouride that is harmful to humans. The company also does maintenance work to ensure healthy pool water is guaranteed. Filtering of piping systems that feeds the pool is of importance in elimination of fluoride in the swimming pools.
October 27, 2015
Have you been trying to hide that missing tooth which happened because of an accident? Or do you feel forced to cover your teeth because they are too yellow? And if you have multiple problems with your teeth, can they be all dealt with under one roof effectively?
These are problems which many people face everyday. So, what is the solution?
Smile Matters is an organization which offers solutions to such problems and claims much more. Let us now try to find out if it is really worth your while.
Dentist’s office is perhaps the most detested place by most people. This is so, not only because of the severe pain associated with dental problems, but also because of the attitude of the doctors and other staff. Smile-Matters seems to have grasped the import of this well. They have made it their motto to make the patient feel comfortable and welcome in their office. This definitely helps you to relax and also minimizes your discomfort during any procedure.
This is by far the most important consideration when choosing your dentist. Smile-Matters offers a very wide range of services, all under one roof. Right from fillings and root canals to complicated cosmetic procedures, all are being provided in one place. So you do not need to worry about having to go to a different dentist for each of the problems that you may have. The place also seems to enjoy a good reputation among the patients, most of whom are quite happy with the quality of work and the work ethos. They are willing to go back again for any problem they may have in future. This is surely the biggest compliment that any doctor can ask for, and it is more true in the case of a dentist.
The importance of technology in today’s world cannot be over-emphasized. Therefore, it is important that the dentist’s office is well equipped with the latest machines in order to be able to tackle all kinds of dental problems easily and effectively. Smile-Matters appears to be keeping pace well, having such recent technologies like lasers, digital radiography among others.
Many doctors, while practicing their profession, tend to forget that they are dealing with real people and think of them only as their patients. This restricts the view of the doctor and prevents him from thinking about other regions of the body which could be responsible for the patient’s symptoms. Unless the doctor is open to such reasoning, the real cause and thereby an accurate diagnosis is often missed. Smile-Matters lays claim to a holistic approach to patients’ problems, and as much emphasis is laid on prevention as on treatment in the case of any individual patient.
In spite of best efforts, it is always possible that a patient may have certain problems. This can happen to anyone and at any place. However, the important thing is that a patient is properly heard, and a genuine attempt is made to sort the problem out quickly and to the patient’s satisfaction. Smile-Matters is one organization which does indeed endeavor to put this into practice.
Your smile is an important aspect of your persona. It helps you to befriend people and also elevates your own mood. But your smile is only as good as your teeth and therefore your teeth deserve the best possible care. Smile-Matters definitely seems well equipped for providing this.
Preet K. Sahota, D.D.S.
39572 Stevenson Place, Suite 131
Fremont, CA 94539
October 27, 2015
If you are from Fort Worth, then maybe dentist H. Peter Ku, D.D.S., PA may already be familiar to you.
This is simply because he is known to be the best dentist in Fort Worth. When I say the best, I really do mean the best. Dr. Ku as we call him has been attending to his patients for a very long time now that is more than fifteen years and the type of experience he has on this job is simply fascinating. On top of having the best knowledge to take care of your dental problems, Dr. Ku has embraced technology hence he uses the latest technology there is in dentistry to make sure that all his patients are satisfied with his work.
Whatever your dental problem, Dr. Ku can make sure that you go back home with a different story. The type of service you get when you choose to visit Dr. Ku is special and all the patients are treated with respect and honor. Booking for a session with Dr. Ku has also been made available to all patients interested in his high quality services. All you need to do is make a call or visit his website through which you can easily send a message. When it comes to the cost of Dr. Ku’s high quality services, you need to know that you do not have to spend a fortune. Dr. Ku offers his services at pocket friendly prices.
Dr. Ku offers all sorts of dental care services. These include care such as dental implants and sedation dentistry. If you can take time to talk to some of the patients who have been served by Dr. Ku, you will realize that this doctor sure is the best. Families from all over the world have been served by Dr. Ku and the number of patients and families being served by this doctor is always rising. This can only mean that the type of service being offered by Dr. Ku is both of high quality and affordable.
What people say about you is very important especially if you are a professional and up to now, I have not heard anything negative about Dr. Ku. If you look at his website, you will realize that it is quality and very simple to navigate. This is one of the main reasons why people from all over the world have come to learn about Dr. Ku. All the information you need is made available on the website including the number to call. The “send message” command available on the website has been use by so many people around the world who have been facing various dental problems because they have been able to get online assistance.
Dentistry has come a very long way and technology has become a better part of this practice. A good dentist should be able to use the latest technology to make sure that his or her patients are properly served. Dr. Ku on the other hand knows the importance of technology in dentistry and how it has managed to improve dentistry services. When you walk inside his clinic, you will see all sorts of equipment that can be used to restore that wonderful smile. It is also important to note that Dr. Ku does more than just treat dental problems. This doctor also provide his patients with tips and advice on how to maintain healthy teeth.
There is more to dentistry than just plucking out rotten teeth. You need to understand that even little children face dental problems and according to how children are, the type of environment in which a dentist operates should be suitable. At Dr. Ku’s office, you will find an environment that is suitable for both the children and adults. This is one of the main reasons why so many families have trusted Dr. Ku for their dental problems.
There are so many dentists in this world but there are some dentists who you cannot compare to others and Dr. Ku is one of them. He believes in client’s satisfaction and he respects his profession. Take a look at his website and see what he has for you. Feel free to contact Dr. Ku as he is always waiting for you.
October 27, 2015
How do you determine what a reasonable cost for dentures would be? Like many orthodontic services, this depends on exactly what you need and where you are willing to go for these dentures. The typical cost of dentures is between $300 to $5000 per plate and many high-end denture models can cost between $1000 and $5000 depending on precisely what you’re looking for, so there is a bit of a trade-off between getting highly functional dentures that look like your natural teeth and finding a more “affordable” denture that costs $300 but may not be as durable or aesthetically pleasing. However, that doesn’t mean you need to overpay for denture options that you can’t afford and don’t really need if you can find a workable denture within your preferred price range.
That makes setting a reasonable budget worth the extra effort even though you might think that it’s “just” a denture. When you shop for dentures, you want to decide how much you are willing to spend when discussing options with your orthodontist so that you don’t get talked into something you won’t be able to afford. Ask for prices up front and the ones that are within your set budget are going to be your real options. While it may be worth it to spend an extra $100 for a more realistic looking denture or one with reduced maintenance needs, this eliminates the hidden sticker shock involved in shopping for dentures.
The amount of money that the orthodontist charges can be one major factor in the total cost of your dentures. You’d be surprised by how much this can vary between orthodontists in your area and those costs may even vary between region due to variances in the cost of doing business that orthodontists have to factor into the amount they charge. While you always want to makes sure you’re comparing apples to apples when looking around for an orthodontist and that includes asking for reference or looking for reputable review sites that feature orthodontists, it pays to get a few quotes from orthodontists in your area before you get dentures.
Most of us who have health insurance also have insurance that covers routine visits to the dentist, but is that insurance policy going to cover dentures? This is one common insurance “gotcha” for people who need dentures or any other kind of specialized orthodontic service. Making sure your dentures are covered before you go to the orthodontist can help to keep your out-of-pocket expenses down.
Dentures are not cheap, but shopping for orthodontic procedures like denture installation using many of the same tactics that you would use while shop for any other major purchases will help to keep the costs under control. That means knowing what you need in advance and what a reasonable price range would be regardless of whether you’re just looking to have a single tooth replaced by a denture or need a full bridge. It might also include visiting several orthodontists in your area to collect quotes and following up on the references they provide to see whether other real clients were happy with their work.
For more information please visit the American Dental Association.