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Signs that It May Be Time to Book a Visit to a Dentist

Sometimes, fear of the dentist prevents many people from booking an appointment and showing up for a cleaning and exam. Unfortunately, not seeing a dentist on a routine basis can lead to many health issues, particularly if the person doesn’t practice regular brushing and cleaning. Professional dental care must not be avoided for a prolonged period of time. A dentist strongly advises people to schedule an appointment if they have any of the following signs:

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How To Find a Pediatric Dentist in Your Hometown

Even if you've lived in a community for years, you may not be aware of how to find certain services until you have particular need of them. For example, you had no need for a pediatric dentist until you had children, so now that you do have kids, you may not know where to find these practitioners within a community that is otherwise well known to you.

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Orthodontic Treatment for Invisalign

Many patients come to an orthodontist who are out of their teens and into their 20s, 30s, or 40s. They would like to realign their teeth, but don't want to wear braces. What is explained is that social ideas or judgments should never impede your decision to want a better smile. However, we understand that there may be reservations in getting braces. In this case, we may recommend Invisalign or another form of clear retainer. These are similar to braces in that they can realign your teeth, but they are clear and not visible.

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Dental Trauma/Accidents: Tips for Success

dental injuriesDental Trauma hits home, because I am an orthodontist that suffered a serious accident as a child during my routine bus ride to school.  It created a career passion and something that I am considered to be an expert in my profession, based on my specialized training to manage accidents.

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Congress Weighs in on Malpractice in 2017

In all the debate about the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, tort reform of medical malpractice has largely been overshadowed. Many are surprised to find this issue before Congress again because tort reform has failed five times there between 2002 and 2006. President Trump, despite never mentioning it during his campaign, has recently endorsed stripping away the rights of patients severely injured by medical malpractice, or capping compensation to catastrophically-injured children. In addition, costs in healthcare from medical liability make up just 2 to 2.5% of total healthcare spending.

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Medical STNL Remains Popular with Investors

The net lease sector of commercial real estate has seen increased attention and expansion over the past several years.  Of particular interest, has been the healthcare/medical sector. From the aging baby boomer generation, to the new technologies that change how we provide healthcare, this sector of the economy continues to grow and has become a favorite asset to investors over the past decade. 

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3 Common Dental Malpractice Claims

We trust dentists to provide safe and professional care, and most of the time they do. However, sometimes dentists commit malpractice, inflicting tremendous pain and possibly causing permanent damage. When this happens, it's important to hold the dentist accountable by filing a malpractice claim. Doing this gives the patient an opportunity to receive justice, and may also protect future patients from the unprofessional behavior of the offending dentist. When a dentist injures a patient by deviating from what is considered to be standard care in the dental community, malpractice has occurred.

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Do Doctors Need Media Training?

The recent global Ebola crisis showed the importance of media training for doctors and other medical professions. The crisis had media professionals calling for doctors to clearly communicate on how infected patients were being treated and monitored. In such scenarios, hospitals require the doctors to speak to reporters when the need arises. In addition, when physicians make themselves available for the media, they increase the chances of enhancing their brands and recognition. Doctors should take media training seriously.

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