Three Tips To Survive Spring Allergies While Wearing Contact Lenses

As someone who suffers from seasonal allergies, you already know how miserable spring can be. However, when you start wearing contact lenses, spring gets downright irritating. There are three easy ways you can tone down the effects seasonal allergies will have on your contact lens wearing experience. Don't Itch Taking allergy medication is not always enough to keep the itchy eyes at bay. However, rubbing your eyes when you are wearing contact lenses must be avoided. [Read More]

Thumb Sucking and Orthodontics: Why Won't an Orthodontist Fit Braces?

While most people who suck their thumbs give up the habit naturally when they are children, some find it harder to stop and may carry on sucking their thumbs into adolescence. From a dental perspective, persistent thumb sucking can cause teeth to become misaligned, and so you may be considering having your child fitted with braces to straighten their teeth. While braces can do this, an orthodontist is not typically likely to recommend bracing if your child is still sucking their thumb. [Read More]

Reasons to Consider Implant-Supported Dentures

Patients with missing teeth would typically gravitate to conventional replacement methods such as dentures. This alternative was popular for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it was economical making it available to a majority of people who have lost their teeth. Secondly, it provided you with a removable alternative in the event that you would not want a permanent solution. However, despite these benefits, dentures came with their own set of drawbacks such as looking unnatural and having the propensity to slip out of place if you are not accustomed to them. [Read More]

The First Steps To Take When Someone Passes Away

When someone close to you dies, it is obviously an extremely sad occasion for everyone connected with them.  However, there are some practicalities that must be attended to before you can begin to think about funeral arrangements or arranging a memorial service. Here's a brief overview of the matters that require attending to immediately following a loved one's passing. What to do first The first thing you must do is notify all close family and friends of the deceased. [Read More]