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“Immediate Dental Implants”: What Exactly Does This Mean?

Dental Implants

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Many of our patients start their consultation for dental implants very confused from the numerous advertisements they have read.  Often times, patients are not clear exactly what a dental implant consists of or how it can be used to help replace a missing tooth or teeth. The Basics: Teeth consist of 2 …

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What Is Bell’s Palsy?

What Is Bell's Palsy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Bell’s palsy is a nerve problem that affects the muscles of your face. It causes weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles on one side of your face. With Bell’s palsy, your eyelid may not close properly and your smile may seem uneven. Bell’s palsy usually affects adults only. It is more likely …

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Silhouette Instalift – A Game Changer for Non-Surgical Facial Contouring and Body Contouring

A Game Changer for Non-Surgical Facial Contouring and Body Contouring

Looking for a natural looking way to combat sagging skin without surgery? Consider the Silhouette Instalift™. More and more patients prefer to avoid or at least postpone surgery, or simply are not a candidate for surgery due to medical reasons. This is a good alternative for those patients. First let’s discuss what aging really is in order to understand how …

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STRESS affects our bodies: HOW ACUPUNCTURE AND FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE IS HELPING?

STRESS affects our bodies:

Stress is something that cannot be avoided. In fact, a healthy stress-response mechanism plays a role in everything we do to survive and thrive. The original definition of stress by Hans Selye, who coined the term as it is presently used, was, “the non-specific response of the body to any demand for change”. This poses the very important questions: how …

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Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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Developing Discipline

Developing Discipline

Here’s a question for you: What is one thing in your life that you are not doing, that if you started doing on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference in your life? Here’s a follow-up question: why are you not doing it? Answer: most of us are not doing it because we lack discipline. In ancient times …

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Small Change With A BIG Impact

Small Change With A BIG Impact

Our body is made of 65% water, so staying hydrated is important to keep everything functioning properly. As adults, we lose more than 80 ounces of water daily just through daily normal activity. Elderly adults and diabetic patients are among the most at risk groups for dehydration. Dehydration is one of the most frequent causes of hospitalization after age 65. …

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Scared of Losing Your Hair? You Aren’t Alone

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Hair loss is commonly listed among the most feared symptoms of aging. Men and women are often so attached to their locks that they will go to great lengths to keep it for as long as possible. While you may find yourself one of the lucky ones who manage to keep a healthy head …

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What can you do for cellulite and stretch mark improvement?

What can you do for cellulite and stretch mark improvement?

Both of these conditions are very difficult to address, but I am using a combination treatment that yields very good results: combining carboxytherapy with radiofrequency and microneedling by Inmode “Morpheus 8”. Carboxytherapy is a treatment that uses carbon dioxide in controlled doses to treat a number of aesthetic conditions. It was first discovered in 1946 in France, when physicians noticed …

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Replacing Missing Teeth – More Options than You May Think

Replacing Missing Teeth – More Options than You May Think

It is astounding how many individuals live their lives with one or more missing teeth. When asked why they have not replaced their teeth, common answers include fear, cost, embarrassment and pain. What they may not realize is that living without a proper compliment of teeth often leads to malnutrition, excess chewing on the remaining teeth (often causing them to …

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Pot Crock? Marijuana has inspired many myths. Here’s the lowdown on what’s fact and what’s fiction.

Marijuana has inspired many myths

By Craig Tomashoff Sit too close to the TV and you’ll ruin your eyesight. Go swimming less than an hour after eating and you’ll cramp up. Make a weird face and it’ll stick like that. Whether they were meant to terrify us or soothe us, these urban legends and many more have long been a part of our lives. So …

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Having Trouble Getting in & out of the Bath?

Having Trouble Getting in & out of the Bath?

TubcuT® has the Answers Whether from injury or aging, getting in and out of a bathtub can be challenging. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on a bathroom renovation, you can easily convert your tub into a walk-in shower with the TubcuT® Company. The TubcuT® is the original tub to shower conversion, and it helps to improve accessibility, reduce accidents, …

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YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

YOUNG PEOPLE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

It’s hard to imagine sometimes, that children or young adults can suffer from anxiety. What do they have to be worried about? Without careers, bills, mortgages, and financial or family responsibilities, their lives are simple and easy. The truth is that anxiety is a pattern of neuron firing in the brain that can be present from birth. Brain neural patterns …

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Alzheimer’s Disease: How Acupuncture and Functional Medicine Is Helping Patients

How Acupuncture and Functional Medicine Is Helping Patients

By Maria Hidalgo-Thielen Unfortunately, we all know someone that has been diagnosed or has a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). More than 30 million Americans suffer from some type of dementia. It is estimated a total cost of $290 billion dollars will go towards healthcare for AD and other dementias in the year of 2019. It is the sixth …

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Retinal tear and retinal detachment

Retinal tear and retinal detachment

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of our eye. Light rays are focused onto the retina through our cornea, pupil and lens. The retina converts the light rays into impulses that travel through the optic nerve to our brain, where they are interpreted as the images we see. A healthy, …

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology Hearing loss is an increasing health concern in this nation. Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That’s more than four times the amount of people who live in New York City. The statistics are shocking, and even more so knowing that more than half of those …

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Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain: Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation/Rhizotomy

Pain Management for Facet Joint Pain

By Aaron Rosenblatt, MD The purpose of radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, also known as RF neurotomy or ablation, is to reduce or eliminate facet joint pain (arthritis) and related symptoms in the neck, mid back or low back. The goal of the procedure is to interrupt communication of pain between a specific medial nerve root and the brain. The medial nerve …

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Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By David A. Goldman MD – Dry eye is believed to be one of the most common ocular conditions in the United States. More common in women, one study estimated the prevalence of dry eye in women ≥ 50 years old was 7.8% or 3.23 million women in the US.  Called keratoconjunctivitissicca, the underlying pathology is a decreased production of …

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Selfie

Slefie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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Pain Management for Sciatica

Pain Management for Sciatica

SCIATICA TREATMENT Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one or both sides of your body. Sciatica most commonly occurs when a herniated disk, bone spur (arthritis) on the spine or narrowing of the spine …

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