Author: Hilary Hamblin

  Oral thrush occurs when the fungus known as Candida albicans accumulates on the lining of your tongue. Also known as oral candidiasis by dental and medical professionals, the most common sign of thrush is creamy white lesions that form on the tongue and other areas...

March 4-10 is Dental Assistant Recognition Week. Operating a dental clinic without our wonderful dental assistants would be all but impossible. What does a dental assistant do, exactly? Dental assistants do a little bit of everything at the office. They assist the dentists during procedures, take...

Feeling sad is a normal part of the human experience especially in difficult times. Feeling persistently sad, anxious, hopeless, and disinterested in things you once enjoyed, however, are all signs of depression. Depression is not something to ignore and it’s not something you can just...

Malocclusion is the technical term for a bad bite, which means your upper and lower teeth are misaligned. Most cases of malocclusion are hereditary while other instances are caused by poor habits such as thumbsucking.   If left untreated, a bad bite can lead to a...

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), a mental condition characterized by an inability to recover after experiencing a traumatic event, can last for months or years. Sufferers of PTSD encounter triggers that bring back memories of trauma and intense emotional and physical reactions to those memories....

Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders make it difficult for our bodies to maintain the functional balance known as homeostasis. When we lose sleep, our various biological systems are affected in adverse ways. As a result, the health of many of our organs including our kidneys...

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