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Can medicaid pay for medical massage therapy under any circumstances?

Can medicaid pay for medical massage therapy under any circumstances?

Unlikely/rare: It depends on your state medicaid regulations. The only condition likely to get paid for that is for lymphedema treatment because treatment effects are objectively measurable. ...Read more

Dr. Kyle Shank
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Dental Procedures (Definition)

Dental procedures describe a broad category of interventions performed by dentists, oral surgeons, and other dental specialties. The most commonly performed dental procedures are teeth cleaning, tooth polishing, tooth removal and root canal but can also include oral and facial surgery as well as placement ...Read more


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Are there any dental surgical procedures to cure overflowing gums?

Are there any dental surgical procedures to cure overflowing gums?

See dentist first: See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis. If the dentist feels it is warranted, you may be referred to a periodontist. First, why do you think you have to have this done? Sometimes, medication causes hypertrophy of the gingiva, other times it is neglect. Get to the root of the problem before it is addressed to avoid having to have this done repeatedly. Laser treatment is a viable treatment . ...Read more

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Is there any medical benefit to underbite surgery?

Is there any medical benefit to underbite surgery?

Yes: With combination of Orthodontic Care and Jaw Surgery teeth and jaws will be placed into correct relationships with each other, improving your chewing ability, reducing tooth wear and fractures, improving your appearance, making it easier to care for teeth and gums, and many other reasons. Start with a qualified Orthodontic Specialist who will already have an experienced Oral Surgeon on his team. ...Read more

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Could medi-cal cover any dental services?

Could medi-cal cover any dental services?

Good news!: Medi-cal dental coverage to be partially restored, but not until may. "medi-cal, the state-federal health insurance program for low-income people, will once again cover x-rays, cleaning, routine exams, some root canals, crowns and full sets of dentures. It will not, however, cover partial dentures and certain other procedures for adults." congratulation! ...Read more

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Is there any evidence that HCV has been spread during medical or dental procedures?

Is there any evidence that HCV has been spread during medical or dental procedures?

Hep C transmission: There have been several well-known instances of this occurring. Investigation always reveals a failure to follow standard precauations. Hep c outbreak in las vegas was due to crna re-using syringes. Elsewhere failure to clean scopes properly has led to issues. ...Read more

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In states with no HIV specific laws, are HIV poz. People still required required to inform future partners and face legal issues if they dont?

In states with no HIV specific laws, are HIV poz. People still required required to inform future partners and face legal issues if they dont?

That is beside: The point. Common human decency would require disclosure of that information but that requires people of conscience. The law can offer no consequence that would be worse than knowing you (rhetorical) were the cause of transmitting HIV to an unwitting person without regard. If you have any questions about an individual's status refrain from any sexual activity. ...Read more

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Might there be any options in cosmetic dentistry for patients with periodontal disease?

Might there be any options in cosmetic dentistry for patients with periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease: The periodontal (gum) situation must be stable or your cosmetic treatments won't last. Has your periodontal disease been stabilized? If so, depending on the strength of your supporting bone you may be able to have cosmetic procedures done very successfully. What cosmetic changes do you want to make? One tooth? A complete "smile makeover"? Whitening of the teeth? Please add more details. ...Read more

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Dds: ada 4240 was performed solely & as flap surgery on #2. No planing, etc., of any other quadrant teeth involved. 7140 necessary. Charge for each?

Dds: ada 4240 was performed solely & as flap surgery on #2. No planing, etc., of any other quadrant teeth involved.  7140 necessary. Charge for each?

Dr's Discretion: It depends on the amount of time in between procedures. It usually takes several weeks to see how tissues are going to respond after periodontal treatment. It is up to the discretion of the doctor as to whether or not an additional fee would be charged especially in the cases where implant or bridge placement was an option.. ...Read more

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Is there any medical benefit to underbite jaw surgery.

Is there any medical benefit to underbite jaw surgery.

Many: Yes, Better overal occlusion and chewing efficiency. Opens airway to decrease breathing problems. Helps maintain dental and periodontal health. Enhanced esthetic balance of face. Possible decrease in TMJ dysfunction. ...Read more

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Are there medical reasons for needing chin liposuction? Are there ever any medical reasons that would constitute a chin liposuction? .

Are there medical reasons for needing chin liposuction? Are there ever any medical reasons that would constitute a chin liposuction?

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Cosmetic Procedure.: There are no “medical necessary” reasons for chin liposuction surgery that i know of. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or meant for weight loss. ...Read more

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Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Why do so many medical offices ask for unnecessary & intrusive personal information (ssn, drivers licenses) unrelated to medical records?

Required by law: It is required by law & insurance contracts that they have with companies & that you signed with those same companies. They need to make sure you are who you say you are & that they have proof. Also, if there is any legal question in the future, they can prove that they verified your identity. Finally, insurance companies use this info to track your health & put it into a central database. ...Read more

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Is there any insurance for tooth shaping?

Is there any insurance for tooth shaping?

Dental Insurance: Tooth shaping can also be called enamelplasty, if you not adding any other man made materials to reshape the teeth. Usually this is considered cosmetic. Most insurances do not cover any procedures that are deemed cosmetic. ...Read more

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What dental procedures can general practitioners do?

What dental procedures can general practitioners do?

Dentist: My recommendation is for you to get most dental procedures performed at a dentist. Wishing you the very best! ...Read more

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Dental implants needed - any chances of getting medical insurance to cover it?

Dental implants needed - any chances of getting medical insurance to cover it?

Depends: That will be determined on the "why" the implants are needed. For instance if an accident cause the loss, of a tooth the implant is usually covered. Insurance companies are getting better at covering for them, but some still not with it. Use a predetermination with your insurance company to be sure prior to starting work if you can not afford the implant without the insurance. ...Read more

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Do abortion clinics provide any other services besides abortions?

Do abortion clinics provide any other services besides abortions?

Some do: Some offer birth control counseling and prescribe various birth control methods. Some provide routine gynecological care. This is going to depend on the clinic and the services the offer. Their website or front desk should be able to describe their services. ...Read more

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What regs ensure an aesthetics 'professional' doesn't expose you to hepatitis, HIV & other diseases?

Licenses: Each state has statutes that allow for governing boards - ie board of cosmetology. Aestheticians are licensed and often work under supervision of a physician or credentialed provider. These professionals are trained in universal precautions, if there are concerns, you should direct them to their supervisor or governing board. ...Read more

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Any other attractive treatment for heart without surgery?

Any other attractive treatment for heart without surgery?

Possibly: Cardiac surgery covers a broad range of procedures. Some problems can only be treated surgically while others may be handled w minimally invasive or non invasive procedures. Chelation therapy is an example of a non- invasive treatment for atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Do patients undergoing dental procedures require endocarditis prophylaxis

Do patients undergoing dental procedures require endocarditis prophylaxis

Some do...: Some people do. Patients with artificial heart valves, previous history of infective endocarditis, joint replacements in the last 5 years do require it (there are other conditions, these are the most common). Patients with mitral valve prolapse, heart murmurs, stents, and pacemakers do not need prophylaxis. If there is a specific condition you are asking about, let me know. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dental Care (Definition)

Dental care is taking proper care of your teeth and gums, which includes brushing, flossing, regular dental exams, and any necessary treatments such as fillings, ...Read more


Dr. Camilla Graham
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Hepatitis C (Definition)

An infection caused by the hepatitis C virus that attacks the liver and ...Read more