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Painful Gums: Why You May Need To Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Do you suffer from painful gums that never seem to get better? It is possible that the pain stems from you having partially erupted wisdom teeth, and it is a good idea to get them removed by an oral surgeon as soon as possible. In this article, discover what you should know about wisdom teeth and how an oral surgeon can remove them. How Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Painful Gums? Read More 

Five Good Dental Habits For Maintaining Tooth And Gum Health

Brushing and flossing regularly are two of the best ways to take care of your dental health, but there are certain methods to each that work better than others. In addition, you can add other dental care products to your daily regimen to make sure your teeth and gums stay healthy and free of decay. This is especially important if you've ever had gum disease or tooth decay, because your mouth may be more sensitive or need special care. Read More 

3 Surprising Facts about an Independent Medical Exam for a Worker’s Compensation Claim

If you have recently been injured at work and you needed to file for a worker's compensation claim, you may be required to submit to an independent medical exam. It is often required by either the insurance company or the employer as part of initiating or continuing the claim. Because its results can impact the determination or continuation of your benefits, it is a good idea to know what the exam will consist of. Read More 

What You Should Do after a Loved One Dies

If you recently had a loved one pass, you understand how difficult it is to plan your next steps. However, there are certain things that need to be done, even though you might not feel ready to handle them. Here are some of the first things to do when someone passes. Keep Their Home Secure While it is the last thing you want to consider, your loved one's property might be at risk after they pass. Read More 

Quitting Smoking? Work With Your Healthcare Provider To Resist The Urge

One of the hardest parts of quitting smoking is resisting the urge when a craving comes. Many people fail in their attempt to quit smoking because they make the mistake of going it alone. Getting professional help from your local health clinic can help ensure success: Have a Plan Work with a health care professional at your clinic to develop a plan to deal with the cravings as they occur. Prescription nicotine replacement therapies can help you get beyond the worst of the cravings. Read More