Tips On How To Save Teeth In A Dental Emergency

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toothNew Albany cosmetic dental treatment authority Dr. Ronald Receveur is offering tips to anyone who has a dental emergency.

Those in Southern Indiana and Louisville, Ky., looking to find a dentist who does emergency dentistry can call Dr. Receveur at 812-945-SMILE to be seen right away or visit his website at NewAlbanyImplants.com/emergencies/ for more information.

“The most common dental emergencies are a cracked or broken tooth, knocked out tooth, toothache, and cracked or broken dentures,” Dr. Receveur said.

Those experiencing difficulty breathing due to swelling, a broken jaw, high fever or severe pain should go to the hospital or call 911, he said. Others should call an emergency dentist, such as Dr. Receveur, immediately upon discovering any of the following:

Cracked or broken tooth:
Call an emergency dentist immediately to get an appointment, even if you have no pain. A tooth can continue to break even without pain!
Rinse your mouth with warm water.
Use a cold compress to reduce any swelling before your appointment.

Knocked out tooth
Use water to rinse off the tooth if it is dirty, but don’t scrub it or remove any tissue.
Gently insert the tooth into its socket and hold it there, if possible.
If you can’t put it back into the socket, put it in a cup of milk.

Toothache
Rinse your mouth with warm water.
Use a cold compress to reduce any swelling before your appointment.
Don’t put alcohol, aspirin or any other painkiller against your gums near the aching tooth as doing so may burn the gums.

For a broken denture, look for an affordable dentist like Dr. Receveur who has his own lab. Dr. Receveur can usually provide someone new teeth in one day.

Dr. Receveur, who practices in New Albany, Ind., across the Ohio River from Louisville, Ky., offers Louisville cosmetic dentistry services and general dentistry such as teeth cleanings, X-rays, fillings, extractions, root canals, crowns, teeth whitening and veneers. Dr. Receveur also is an expert in more advanced implant dentistry like All on Four dental implants, All on Six dental implants, mini dental implants, One Day Smile Solution, dental implants in one hour, bone grafting and sinus lifts, all with IV sedation dentistry.

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– Courtesy of PRWeb

Four Ways To Save On Prescription Drugs From Harvard Women’s Health Watch

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Thank you to PRWeb for supplying this article from last months Harvard Women’s Health Watch, please share your thoughts in the comments section…..

pillsNavigating the annual health plan changes, figuring out insurance copays, and finding the pharmacy with the best buys can be daunting. Dealing with Medicare’s medication coverage gap, the so-called donut hole, adds to the challenge. Four basic strategies can help save money on medications, according to the November 2014 Harvard Women’s Health Watch.

Go for Generics – “Generics are just as good as brand-name drugs,” says Dr. Jerry Avorn, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and they are less expensive than brand-name drugs. Can’t find a generic version of a particular drug? A prescription for a generic in the same class of drugs may do nicely. For example, there isn’t a generic version of Crestor, a cholesterol-lowering statin. But there are five other generic statins that might work just fine.

Periodically re-evaluate drugs. Every year or so, dump all pill bottles in a paper bag—including over-the-counter medications and supplements. Ask a trusted doctor or pharmacist to review them. Some of the drugs may duplicate the actions of others, have harmful interactions with one another, or aren’t needed any more.

Forget about Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements – These are almost always a waste of money, and can sometimes jeopardize health.

Compare Drug Prices – Different pharmacies pay different prices to manufacturers and wholesalers. They also use different systems to mark up drugs. That can lead to big differences from one pharmacy to another. Several websites make it easy to comparison shop for medications. But trying to get the best deal on each and every drug could mean losing the advantage of having a trusted and knowledgeable pharmacist. A compromise: fill prescriptions at the pharmacy with the best price for the costliest drug.

Read the full-length article: “Four easy ways to save on prescription drugs”

Also in the November 2014 Harvard Women’s Health Watch:

* How to tell if palpitations signal a heart problem

* Tips for exercising in cold weather

* What to do about stiff, painful hands

* Dealing with the holiday blues

Harvard Women’s Health Watch is available from Harvard Health Publications, the publishing division of Harvard Medical School, for $20 per year. Subscribe at http://www.health.harvard.edu/womens or by calling 877-649-9457 (toll-free).

Save The Children, Save Ourselves

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By Paul J.Rosen, J.D., L.Ac., EAMP

kidsChildren, our most precious resource, deserve better. Our health care system is in a crisis what with skyrocketing cases of childhood diabetes, obesity, behavioral problems and allergies. As a child of the 50’s, I don’t remember many children with allergies, ADD or ADHD. I can’t recall one instance of a child shooting up a classroom ala Columbine. What’s going on?

It’s my contention that as a society we have lost our way. It’s all about profits before sense. SURE there have been some triumphs but at what cost? I believe there are some folks who want to take responsibility for their kids but the world around them has more power and influence, making it almost impossible. So, here’s a strategy to turn things around and it begins with what foods you put in your mouth.

To know where we are sometimes it helps to look where we’ve been. Let’s begin by exploring a bit of the past because it’s there you’ll find the clues to why nutrition is the solution and key to the future.

In the 1940s, Francis M. Pottenger, Jr., a medical doctor, researched cures for tuberculosis. Fatigue was a typical complaint of those with this disease. Dr. Pottenger pioneered the use of adrenal extracts and nutrition in the treatment of fatigue. Along the way his research made an additional startling discovery. While feeding his experimental subjects – cats – processed (or cooked) food, serious health conditions manifested. These included deformities, lack of physical coordination and infertility. In fact, within three generations the cats were so arthritic, they were unable to walk to the front of their cages to feed themselves.

chipDr. Pottenger discovered that eating processed foods caused chronic illnesses. The same chronic illnesses we see in our society exploding in all directions. The illnesses didn’t happen to all cats all at once. But, it took only three generations before the cats were unable to produce healthy offspring ~ offspring that were ultimately unable to survive.

Perhaps you’re thinking, “Is more recent research available backing up that of Dr. Pottenger.” As serendipity would have it, a PBS television report in the fall of 2007 revealed that food turned genes on and off in mice ~ changing the color of their fur as well as their tendency to gain weight and propensity toward cardiovascular disease.

Modern research proves food clearly alters genetic attributes and these altered traits can be passed on to future generations. Eating a daily diet heavy in processed and cooked foods not only puts your own health at risk, but the health of your children and their children too! This is headline news, but I’m certain many of you haven’t heard of Dr. Pottenger or his findings.

Not convinced? Other studies done in the early 1900’s revealed that bleaching flour created a powerful chemical, alloxan, which destroys part of the pancreas. The result is diabetes for life. Yet bleached flour continues to be sold without warning or restriction.

waistRecent studies have linked high consumption of refined sweeteners including high fructose corn syrup with insulin resistance, obesity and heart disease. Yet, these sweeteners are sold without warning or restriction. Is there any wonder that diabetes affects more and more people including our children? These studies are real and irrefutable.

So, what’s the # 1 thing you can do to improve the health of you or your child: eat fresh foods and remove concentrated sweeteners from your diet. Save your child ~ save yourself!

– Guest author, Paul J.Rosen, AcuNatural Family Healthcare