This is a guest post by Dr. Kent W. Davidson, M.D who works with our Doctors Online partners at eDocAmerica.
Urban legend would indicate that knuckle cracking leads to arthritis of the joints of the hand. It would be a gross overstatement, however, to say that the medical literature has thoroughly explored this connection. This is one of those quasi-medical issues that is scarcely mentioned in medical school curricula.
Have you ever watched an older TV show or movie and noticed how yellow the actors’ teeth are? With all the whitening products on the market these days, we’ve turned into a nation obsessed with the perfect smile. But, should we be concerned about all these whitening products? Do they really work?
To help answer these burning questions, I spoke with Dr. Chad Park, DDS of South Texas Dental who helped answer these and more!
Ah, the month of February! Let's see...you've got Valentine's day, the day after Valentine’s day (otherwise known as “1/2 Off Chocolate Day”) and did you know it's also National Children’s Dental Month? Coincidence? I think NOT!
To celebrate, we thought it would be great to give some advice to help prep your kids for their next dental visit.
How many times a week do you work out? This question often stirs up a mixed bag of feelings and responses. Most people I know find the task of working out to be quite difficult to accomplish. Many of us are successful in our career pursuits; however, we face tradeoffs when it comes to our physical fitness.
Are you ready for 2017? I recently read the most common resolutions have to do with saving money and being healthy. At freshbenies, we like to write simple, fun articles that help our readers save on healthcare (and more). The healthcare roller coaster had a few twists in 2016 (with more to come in the year ahead)! While we’re reminiscing on 2016, let’s take a look back at the most popular blog posts. Ready?