Good vs Bad food for your teeth

January 9, 2017

Top Foods for healthy teeth!

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Good Food

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  1. Tea

Antimicrobial catechins fight inflammation

  1. Onions

Sulfur is raw onions kills mouth bacteria

  1. Kiwi & Strawberries

Vitamin C slows collagen breakdown.

  1. Nuts & Seeds

Protein and calcium protect tooth strength.

  1. Mushrooms

Lentinan, a natural sugar in shiitakes, fights gingivitis.

  1. Apples & Celery

Stimulate saliva and scrub enamel

  1. Dairy

Cheese generates saliva. Plus the calcium in dairy products help strengthen teeth.

Bad Food

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  1. Candy

With so much sugar, candy (especially sticky candy) can wreck your teeth!

  1. Soft Drinks

Besides tons of sugar, most soft drinks contain phosphoric and citric acids that erode tooth enamel.

  1. Wine and meds

Alcohol and many medicines dry your mouth, increasing your chances of developing dental decay and other infections in  your mouth.

 

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January 8, 2017

What’s the Difference between Cosmetic&Plastic Surgery? 

Cosmetic&Plastic Surgery-the same thing or not?

If you’ve always thought cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery were one in the same, you’re not alone. Cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery are closely related specialties, but they are not the same.

Main difference is in a fact that the Cosmetic surgery is Focused on Enhancing of Appearance, while the plastic surgery is Focused on Repairing Defects to Reconstruct a Normal Function & Appearance.

The scope of cosmetic surgery procedures includes:

  • Breast Enhancement: Augmentation, Lift, Reduction
  • Facial Contouring: Rhinoplasty, Chin, or Cheek Enhancement
  • Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift, Eyelid Lift, Neck Lift, Brow Lift
  • Body Contouring: Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Gynecomastia Treatment
  • Skin Rejuvenation: Laser Resurfacing, Botox®, Filler Treatments

Improving aesthetic appeal, symmetry, and proportion are the key goals. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of the head, neck, and body. Because the treated areas function properly, cosmetic surgery is elective

Examples of plastic surgery procedures:

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Burn Repair Surgery
  • Congenital Defect Repair: Cleft Palate, Extremity Defect Repair
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Scar Revision Surgery

The difference is the best illustrated in the graphic below:

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Source Graphic Provided By: ABCS (American Board of Cosmetic Surgery)

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January 8, 2017

Halitosis reflects your hygiene and care of yourself.

Solve problem easy, just follow some inputs.

In Brief:

  • Unpleasant breath (halitosis, oral malodor, foetor ex ore) is a major problem of modern man. It is an unpleasant phenomenon, not only for those in whom it occurs, but also for their environment.
  • Most likely, you will not notice bad breath, yet you will be notified by the family, colleagues or friends
  • Bad breath is caused by many physiological and pathological factors: food, smoking, dental caries, gum disease, diseases of the sinuses and respiratory tract, diabetes, leucosis, the use of certain drugs …
  • In most cases, it can be eliminated by maintaining good oral hygiene

Causes of bad breath

  • All diseases of the respiratory system affect the breath, because the nose is associated with the oral cavity
  • The diet affects on the breath. It is interesting that in some individuals hunger can cause bad breath, which ceases after eating. If you eat mostly fat and protein and have low-carb diets, bad breath may be caused by the products of their degradation in the intestines. Bringing some foods cause a distinctive breath
  • This is because the smell of food is mainly eliminated from the body through the lungs, and is present in every breath.
  • Due to the similar ways of elimination through the lungs, some medications also interfere with the breath. The smell of the drug feels after using certain antibiotics, chloral hydrate, iodine and morphine preparations.
  • Inform your dentist
  • If the dental hygiene is not maintained regularly, ie. if you do not wash your teeth/if isn’t used dental floss, food scraps is going to linger, causing the production of bacteria between teeth, around the gums and on the tongue. This causes bad breath.

Mouthwash can also help in reducing bacteria. Smoking or chewing gum on the basis of tobacco may be the culprits of bad breath and stains on your teeth, irritated gums or reduction of taste

  • Bad breath that is gritty or bad taste in the mouth can be a warning sign of periodontal disease (gum disease)
  • They are caused by the buildup of plaque on the teeth and the bacteria that produce toxins that irritate the gums. If this condition is not treated on time, can permanently damage the gums and jaw
  • Problems with the breath can also be caused by poor swept dental restorations such as crowns and bridges, or the formation of dental caries
  • Dry mouth (xerostomia) can also cause bad breath. Saliva is necessary to wet the mouth, neutralize acids produced by plaque, and washed away the dead cells that accumulate on the tongue, gums and mucous membrane of the mouth.

If not removed, these cells will disintegrate and cause bad breath. Dry mouth can be a side effect of some medications, salivary gland problems or constant mouth breathing

  • Decayed and broken teeth, residual roots and periodontal pockets are the perfect place for keeping food, which decay time, which creates a very unpleasant odor.

How to eliminate bad breath?

Four simple tips for effectively removing odor:

  1. At least twice a day to clean the underside of the tongue, because here to develop bacteria that cause bad breath. This can be done with a toothbrush and toothpaste enriched fluorine
  2. Use a regular mouthwash containing chlorine dioxide. Vodice without these chemicals do not kill bacteria. Excellent eluent is St. John’s wort.
  3. Eat solid foods such as fresh vegetables, because it causes friction in the mouth and thus managed to “scrape” bacteria from the tongue
  4. We should not skip meals, because when it does, compounds called ketones build up in the blood and take to the mouth with a very unpleasant smell
  • There are a number of opportunities to eliminate bad breath, and it all boils down to the discovery of its cause,
  • If it is caused by some systemic disease, it can be removed only by treating the underlying disease
  • If the pathological process in the oral cavity, or the reason for the occurrence of odor rotten and broken teeth should contact the dentist as soon as possible
  • If the cause is poor oral hygiene, tobacco or alcohol, serving with these bad habits will solve and breath.
  • Solutions for mouthwashes often contain alcohol, which can further dry out the oral cavity, however, recommend the use of non-alcoholic preparations
  • Herbal medicines which can be used for rinsing the mouth are: sage tea, mint, St. John’s wort, a cup of green or black tea refreshes your breath because it contains polyphenols, which prevent the formation of bacteria which causes odor
  • in order to maintain dental hygiene it is important what kind of toothbrush we use. It is recommended to use interdental brush (used to clean between the teeth) and oral showers Waterpik
  • For dry mouth it is recommended to take a lot of liquid and acidic juices (squeezed lemon, orange), candy and other acidic foods to stimulate the secretion of saliva.
  • To remove the odor can be used different means in the form of deodorant spray or mouthwash.

Fresh breath is a measure of personal hygiene and self-care.

Therefore, do everything in your power to be remembered after a pleasant breath of mouth.

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January 8, 2017

Quick Facts – Women vs Men

There were more than 21 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures performed worldwide in 2015, an increase of over 1 million reported cosmetic procedures from 2014.

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  • Botulinum Toxin, (including BOTOX® Dysport and Xeomin) was ranked the most popular cosmetic procedure overall.
  • 9.6 million surgical procedures were performed in 2015.
  • The cosmetic surgical procedures performed most frequently were:
  • Breast Augmentation (up 10% vs. 2014)
  • Liposuction (up 2% vs. 2014)
  • Eyelid Surgery (down 11% vs. 2014)
  • Abdominoplasty (up 11% vs. 2014)

Women had more than 18 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures, 85.6% of the total. The top five surgical procedures performed on women in 2015 were: breast augmentation, liposuction, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty, and rhinoplasty.

Men had more than 3 million surgical and nonsurgical procedures, 14.4% of the total. The top five surgical procedures performed on men in 2015 were: eyelid surgery, liposuction, gynecomastia, rhinoplasty, fat grafting and ear surgery.

Info: ISAPS Highlights of 2015.

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January 8, 2017

 

Quick Facts – Fillers

 

  • Over 2 million men and women had injectable filler treatments in 2014
  • Instant results, quick treatment, and little to no downtime contribute to filler treatments’ popularity
  • Results last 6 months to 2 years or longer, depending on the product & treatment

Fillers Quick Facts

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January 8, 2017

Why Should you love your heart?

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body to keep you alive. As a result, aerobic activities like jogging, biking, and swimming chalenge your heart and make it stronger. The longer and harder you excercise aerobically, the more heart-protective benefits you will earn.

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As a result, experts  recommend you to burn a minimum of 1000 calories per week through moderate to vigorous-intensity excercise (equivalent to brisk walking or jogging, respectively) as the single best way to reduce your risk for heart disease through excercise. But if that sounds like a lot, consider this – they say also – even small amounts of excercise can help, with some studies showing heart-health benefits when you burn as few as 500 calories per week.

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