Is Your Ice Chewing Habit a Problem?
27 January 2019
Lots of people find it fun to occasionally crunch down on an ice cube when they have a drink. This is quite a satisfying thing to do. However, some people eat ice cubes all the time, whether they are having a cold drink or not. They don't do this fun; it is often a compulsion.
This habit, pagophagia, is not a good thing. Chewing on chunks of ice all the time is bad for the teeth, and it may be a sign that you have an underlying medical problem.
Typical Gynaecological Problems You Should Be Aware Of
19 December 2018
Gynaecological problems refer to any conditions that affect a woman's reproductive system. While this is usually associated with the vagina, it encompasses everything from the breasts, the uterus and the genitalia. The thing about gynaecological issues is that almost every woman will go through at least one of them in her lifetime. Thus, it is vital for every woman to know what the are conditions that she could be susceptible to developing, as well as ascertain when she will need medical attention from a gynaecologist.
Take-Home Bleaching Treatments: Is More Bleach Better?
5 November 2018
After a discussion with your dentist about ways to whiten your teeth, you opted for a take-home bleaching treatment. After a couple of days, however, you may be a little disappointed with the results so far. You thought your teeth would look a lot whiter than they do.
If you're really frustrated, you may be considering ignoring your dentist's rules on using the bleaching agent and trays. You've not had any problems so far so think this will be fine.
Is It Time To Get A New Prescription From Your Optometrist?
26 September 2018
For a good number of people, getting their first pair of eyeglasses means never having to go visit their optometrist unless their spectacles become damaged, but this is a gross misconception. Not only do you have to visit your optometrist for follow up check-ups, but also you will eventually need a new prescription for your glasses. Over time, your eyeglasses will not provide you with the same clarity that they did when they were brand new.