Dental Implants

5 Benefits of Dental Implants

For many years, the only treatment options provided by your dentist for missing teeth were bridges and dentures. While both options are more than suitable for a number of people, dental implants can prove to be far more convenient – especially if you only have a few missing teeth. They are also more comfortable than a standard pair of dentures, and can remove the stigma that just elderly people have “false teeth”.

If you’re tired of having missing teeth and believe your confidence levels could improve as a result of having a full set of pearly whites, read about the five benefits of dental implants below. You might just realise that dental implants could be the very thing you need.

  1. They can improve your self-esteem

If you’re missing teeth – particularly front teeth – you can lose much of your confidence. Many people choose not to smile in photos, and some people are also less inclined to meet new people as it can involve showing their teeth. If your dentist provides dental implants, they can remove this problem altogether. As the implants are matched to your own remaining teeth, they look just like yours, and anyone you meet will be none-the-wiser.

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Dermal Filler

Botox Injections vs. Dermal Fillers

Botox injections are a popular way to have those wrinkles in your face smoothed out so you look younger and more pleasant. Frown lines can make you look like you’re in a bad mood even though you are not.  This can have a negative effect on your business and social life.  Besides, many people start to get wrinkles in their late twenties and early thirties, far too young to have a wrinkled face.

If you are considering wrinkle treatment, you may be wondering about the difference between Botox and dermal fillers.  The two are not the same, so here is some information that will help you make the right decision.

Botox

This injectable is made from botulinum toxin type A. It is a toxic substance that has been purified so it is suitable for human use so long as not too much is used.  Botox has been cleared by the FDA for treatment of lines and wrinkles at the outside of the eyes commonly referred to as crow’s feet, and those vertical lines between the eyebrow, but it is used for much more than that, with many other wrinkles on the face being treated with it.

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Disability Fitness

Staying Fit with a Disability

Anyone with a disability will know the importance of staying fit. The less you have to work with, the more important it is for it to be fit. For instance, if you have one leg, it will have to work twice as hard, so if you allow it to become unfit, your ability to move around will be reduced even more. That’s not to say the effort to stay – or get – fit is easy. But it can be done, as many amazing Paralympians will testify to.

Your choice of ways to stay fit will essentially need to depend on your disability. Some disabled people cannot move from a wheelchair, but this doesn’t preclude them from partaking in some kind of exercise. You just have to find something you can do, and there will be help available from physiotherapists and occupational therapists as well as friends and family who will help and cheer you on.

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Cosmetic Surgery

Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery for People with Disabilities

Many people undergo various types of cosmetic surgery to improve their looks in some way. It could be breast augmentation, liposuction or something as simple as a Botox injection or dermal fillers to get rid of wrinkles and make them look younger.

Cosmetic surgery has many benefits and would surely help many people with disabilities. People with a physical disability are just the same as everyone else; it’s just that they are missing a limb. Those with a disease that makes them disabled are not all that much different except that they may find it difficult to express themselves clearly, walk properly or do many of the things we take for granted.

Cosmetic surgery is not all about looking more youthful. In fact, it has been given this reputation by the many film stars and singers that pursue perfection of looks to the utmost – often at great cost. Disabled people often suffer a stigma that their disability makes them different from everyone else – to their detriment. Their concerns are much more likely to be trying to look like the average person in order to become more accepted in society.

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Liposuction

Is Liposuction Right for You?

Often, people who want to lose weight consider liposuction to be their magic wand. However, this procedure is not actually performed for this reason. It is a body contour procedure that takes fat from areas of the body that do not respond to dieting or exercise and makes those areas look more in line with the rest of the body.

For instance, if you’ve tried dieting and exercise but have found stubborn areas of fat still cause your thighs to look large in relation to the rest of your shape, liposuction may be the ideal way to solve the problem.  But if you haven’t dieted or exercised and want to lose fat from all over your body, or if you have lots of loose and flabby skin folds you want to get rid of, liposuction is not the right treatment and you’ll find your surgeon will not do it for those reasons.

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