3 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Toddler Healthy During The Winter

The winter months are often riddled with sickness, and many parents find that their toddlers and young children get sick often. In order to prepare for the winter months, here are 3 things you can do to help your toddler stay healthy. Add Probiotics First off, your child needs to have a strong immune system and a strong digestive system. You can encourage a strong body by adding probiotics to your child's diet. [Read More]

Loneliness For Seniors Can Be Deadly – Here's How To Address It

Social interaction is one of the most important parts of an elderly person's life. Many people, unfortunately, focus almost exclusively on the medical aspects of well being. Of course it is important to be physically fit; however, it is just as important to have a healthy social life. Many elderly persons become shut-ins and are isolated from beneficial human interaction. If you have an elderly person in your family, then it is important to recognize the importance of a social life. [Read More]

Keep It Clean! How To Properly Clean Your Hearing Aid

It is estimated that nearly 30 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. Those with hearing loss often use hearing aids to improve their hearing. The small device sits in the ear and amplifies the sound so that is it louder and clearer. Because of its placement and small parts, a hearing aid requires routine cleaning and maintenance in order to function properly. Here is a quick guide to cleaning the most essential parts: [Read More]

Gum Grafts In Your Future: Early Detection And Treatment Of Gum Recession

You've heard of skin grafts, bone grafts, even tree grafts...but gum grafts?  Many patients have never heard of this common oral surgery--that is, until they find themselves in need of the procedure.  Used to treat severe gum recession, grafting replaces unhealthy gum tissue with healthy tissue taken from elsewhere in the mouth.  Sometimes the gum tissue in need of replacement isn't just unhealthy: it's completely absent, exposing the root of the tooth and contributing to potential bone loss. [Read More]