Dental retainer is the means of special correction treatment that help achieve the final result of the orthodontic treatment. Let us see why it is necessary and why braces are not enough. We all know that a tooth has a crown and a root. We can see the crown, but we normally cannot see the root if it is not baring because of some disease. The jaw is the bone, so naturally the tooth root is surrounded by the bone tissue. But the tooth has no hard fixation on it. There is a little space between the tooth and the bone, the so-called periodontal hole. It contains the ligaments that hold the tooth on its place, and also nerves and vessels that provide it with nutritive elements.
The dandruff and the seborrheic dermatitis are one of the most widely spread pathologies of the head skin. Nowadays they are considered different expressions of the dermatitis. The seborrheic dermatitis is the disease that occurs because of the dysfunction of the sebum production and the change of its composition. The disease expresses itself the most in the places where are many sebaceous glands – hairy part of the head, face, chest, back. Also it occurs near the ears and inside of them, around the nostrils and eyebrows. It shows itself through the skin peeling, itch, reddening of the infected surfaces. The skin is covered with flakes, dry or greasy, that may have grey or yellow color. If it occurs on the hairy part of the head, these places usually itch.
Keratoconus is the pathological deformation of the cornea that has non-inflammatory nature. Under the influence of structural changes, the cornea is getting thinner and gains a cone shape instead of spherical, as it is supposed to have naturally. The disease occurs because the main substance of the cornea loses its natural mechanic abilities. Its structural fibers lose their strength. The pressure inside the eyes makes the cornea protrude. Usually the disease develops on both eyes.
Many people are complaining that they often have discomfort feelings in their eyes. It feels like the presence of a foreign body in the eye though when they examine it there is no any. This feeling is caused by the dryness of their eyes or, to be more exact, the dryness of the corneal surface. The membrane of tears produced by lacrimal gland protects our eye and provides the proper sharpness of the vision. It is a complicated system whose functionality depends on many factors.
Family values and traditions usually mean much for the people. They want to share something important with the future generations. The family traditions can be different – even little things mean a lot. And if one of the family traditions is taking care about health, it is a very good family. Especially it concerns dental health, because very often people neglect their problems with teeth and have a problem afterwards. The family plays a significant role in the attitude of people towards dentistry service. How does it happen? Let us see.
Laser hair removal became quite a popular beauty procedure nowadays. It is the removal of the hair follicles without damaging the skin. The laser influences on the follicle and makes the hair ruin, fall out and never grow again. The laser’s target is the melanin pigment in the structure of the hair. To remove the maximum of the hair one procedure will not be enough; you will need several of them.
The achievements of nowadays’ dentistry allow people solving multiple problems with teeth. Dental implantation is getting more and more popular and many people are having the implants. But sometimes there occurs a necessity to undergo an MRI exam. And not all the implants allow performing it. The magnetic resonance imaging is nowadays one of the most reliable means of diagnostics. That is why the question of compatibility with the dental implants is very relevant.
The cervical cancer is the second of the most frequent oncological diseases in women’s intimate sphere. The first place belongs to the endometrium cancer. The disease never develops in the unchanged epithelium. There are always the pre-cancer pathological changes in it. The modern scientists proved that 90% of the cervical cancer are provoked by the papilloma virus. This virus can also become the reason of dysplasia of the cervical epithelium. The absence of timely treatment makes this state transform into the cancer. It is important to know that any stage of the cervical cancer is possible to treat successfully.
Adenomyosis is quite a common disease of female gynecological sphere. Its frequency goes up to 60-70%. In most of the cases it is diagnosed in women after 30. It is a pathological state of the uterine endometrium when the endometrial cells grow into the muscle wall of the uterus. The muscle fibers around these ingrown cells are getting thicker. The entire uterus increases in size. Sometimes the ingrown endometrium even forms hotbeds in the uterine wall, sometimes it forms bundles. They look very similar to the myoma bundles. This is the reason that often they are difficult to diagnose during the ultrasound exam. However, they often go combined.
The mouth guards for kids can be not only for the teeth protection while doing sports, but with the orthodontic function. The special device serves to straighten the child’s teeth and fix the wrong occlusion. It can be used as independent device or as a part of retention after wearing the brace system. As the independent device an or4thodontic mouth guard can correct the slightly deformed occlusion. If the deformation is significant, it will be better to choose non-removable brace system. But after such way of correction your child will still need to carry a mouth guard for a while not to let the teeth go back to their wrong position.