Archive: October 13, 2014

Getting A Dental Filling Vs. A Facial Treatment

filling-vs-facial With costs ranging from anywhere from $45 to $150, it is a little bit easy to compare getting a facial treatment with a tooth filling. If you have an hour or a little more and some cash to spare, which should you go see first – your derma or your dentist? What happens if you don’t get a facial treatment? Most of us have survived throughout life without ever having had a facial treatment. This deep cleansing procedure is done tone, exfoliate and moisturize and revitalize skin on the face, neck and shoulders. Facials are helpful because they treat, correct and prevent common problems like excess sebum production, dryness or acne formation.

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Reasons to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

reasons-to-remove-wisdom-teeth For many years, the removal of the wisdom teeth has been considered a transitional phase. It used to be a rite of passage before someone enters college.  The rationale for this was that it's better to get rid of something mainly useless than to wait for it to cause any problem. Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are usually impacted and misaligned due to the fact that they come out only at seventeen to twenty-five years old, at the time when the jaw has already ceased growing and the mouth is already full of teeth. That was the belief in the past. At present, dentists would say that it is fine to keep healthy third molars, provided that regular tests and X-rays are undertaken to be able to immediately detect any sign of a problem. In addition, they point out that it is still better to retain the majority of the teeth than to subject oneself to the dangers of surgery and anesthesia.

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