Health

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Irrigation: Not Just for Farmlands but for the Human Body Too

Ask anyone and they’re likely to tell you that irrigation has something to do with agriculture. Very few might know that irrigation is also practiced in medicine. There are many kinds of medical irrigation, which are all meant to benefit the human body. Here, we shall define this practice and explore its purposes. What is …

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Electrosurgery and Electrocautery: Differentiating the Two Techniques

The use of electricity in medicine dates back as early as the 18th century, with the advancements in the field progressing simultaneously with the development of electricity. Scientists, during the period discovered how to transfer currents through the human body without causing pain, spasms or burns. Medical uses for electricity developed further in the early …

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The Different Orthodontic Appliances and Their Uses

Most of us want to achieve the perfect smile and orthodontics can help with this. Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that deals with correcting  irregularities in the teeth and jaws. Having patients wear appliances specially made for their condition is the usual treatment for orthodontic patients. Here are some of the common orthodontic applications …

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How Poor Oral Health Affects Your Child’s Development / How Poor Oral Health Affects Your Child’s Ability To Learn

Oral hygiene is a must to ensure that our teeth will last. However, proper oral hygiene affects more than our oral health. Daily Trust says that children who suffer from poor oral health find it twice as hard to socialize with others.  Pepsodent  says that oral health has a hidden impact on children’s lives. Those …

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