Surgery to correct prominent ears has evolved throughout recent years.
It’s all change on the smear front these days!
From an early age we are quickly institutionalised into the age-old routine of brushing our teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste. To this day, this regime remains the basic pillar of general oral health. Now add mouthwash into the mix and you will find it difficult to come by someone with the exact same routine as you! Furthermore, its hard to get a solid answer from anyone when asking about mouthwash use whether it be a friend or your dentist.
When one thinks of having a surgical procedure an immediately association with being put to sleep comes to mind. A lot of patients considering plastic surgery procedures such as Facelift, Breast Augmentation, Liposuction etc envision themselves asleep on the operating table whilst the surgical team are at work. Times have changed and more and more you will start to hear about the ‘Twilight Facelift’ and ‘Twilight’ Sedation. A safe and effective way to receive anaesthesia, remain conscious and experience less risks and/or post operative issues in comparison to a general anaesthetic.
Or is it a convenient hook on which to hang lots of issues?
All patients undergoing injectable procedures should anticipate a certain degree of injecting related side effects like swelling also known as oedema and bruising.
Before comparing traditional fixed braces and removable braces also known as as ‘aligners’ (Invisalign), I should mention that the most important factor is first to decide what the treatment goal is before the system (fixed or removable) is chosen.
No one enjoys pondering the possibility of cancer and bowel cancer is not a pleasant prospect at all. However, there is no doubt that there is a recent sharp increase in the number of cases of bowel cancer and inflammatory bowel disease in adults under the age of 50. The figures are alarming : cancer of the colon or rectum have increased in number by 45% in the under 50s since 2004 in the UK. In the USA this figure is 75% !
You’ve done your research, you know everything there is to know about Invisalign, the only thing left to do is book the appointment and start your treatment. At FACEmed we know that every case and experience is different but we’ve spoken to patient Suzie about what tips and tricks she has picked up along the way that will help make anyone’s Invisalign journey as smooth and carefree as possible. Suzie is now 6 months into her treatment and currently wearing aligner 15 of 23.
Brushing your teeth is something you have been doing twice a day for years, but are you brushing as effectively as you could be? For effective oral hygiene, here is our guide to using either an electric or manual toothbrush and how to floss correctly.