I just found out on short notice that I have to travel, should I still see my doctor?
It is a good idea to see your doctor even at short notice before your travels. Their advice will be of help and some vaccines may provide rapid protection.
Who can perform dermabrasion?
Dermabrasion can be performed by a surgeon or dermatologist. Microdermabrasion requires less skill and thus can also be performed by nurses and beauty therapists.
Do I still need to wear a mouthguard for sport if I have braces?
If you play a contact sport that normally requires a mouth guard, then wear one even if you have braces. Your orthodontist or dentist may need to specially mould one for you to fit over your braces.
Is there an alternative to root canal treatment?
The alternative to root canal treatment is to have the tooth removed. However, removing a tooth can have an effect on the rest of your teeth, putting them under more pressure and causing them to drift…
What are the symptoms of anterior cruciate ligament injury?
Symptoms of anterior cruciate ligament injury include: • Swelling, pain and tenderness in the knee or the surrounding area; • Reduced movement of the knee; • A popping or snapping sound, which is so…
Is a botulinum toxin injection safe during pregnancy?
Botox so far appears to have no harmful effects during and after pregnancy, but proper medical trials have not been performed on pregnant women to fully evaluate the risks. Women who are pregnant, abo…
Why do I need to brush my teeth?
Over time, dental plaque, a soft deposit that contains bacteria, tends to develop on the surfaces of teeth. This can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
How long does a botulinum toxin injection last?
The effect from the injection of the toxin lasts between three and six months.
How long does the dental implant procedure take?
The length of dental implant surgery varies according to the number of implants and the type of surgery being performed. Your dentist will discuss all the details of your surgery, including the time i…
What is breast augmentation?
Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that involves the insertion of breast implants or transfer of fat (from elsewhere in the body) to the breast, for the purpose of enhancing the shape or siz…