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How Long These Bite Will Be Available
What is it doing: Bite plates are used for a variety of dental purposes. If it is used to enable teeth to erupt you wear it until the teeth contact with the plate in place. If it is worn to control grinding it may be used from now on. Check with you doctor to see how long your treatment is anticipated as different appliances get different results in different people. ...Read more
3 to 5 years: Since the FDA published draft guidance for artificial pancreas research was released clarifying the research necessary for FDA approval, research has accelerated. There are numerous academic research centers studying this. Trials moved from in hospital to outpatient over this past summer. Ed Damiano PhD hopes to have a device on the market by the time his son goes to college in 2018. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can an orthodontist determine how long you will need braces? Isn't everybody's teeth different?
Training/experience: You are absolutely correct, malocclusions are like snowflakes, no 2 are absolutely identical. Orthodontists train for 10+ rears after high school graduation in disciplines such as anatomy, growth and development, physiology, endocrinology, biology, metallurgy, physics, dental materials, occlusion, neurology, etc, to answer how their treatment can help you. See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How long will dental bonding last? I want to have some dental bonding done to correct some wide gaps in my teeth, and am wondering how long i can expect the bonding to last. Are there certain types that last longer than others?
Are there any products that can be injected to reduce or modify lip augmentation? I am concerned about the lip augmentation procedure failing to produce the expected results. Can it be reversed if necessary? If not, how long will it take to fade?
Lip : Lip augmentation with an injectable is most commonly done with a hyaluronic acid product such as juvederm. The result typically lasts for 9-12 months. It can be reversed to some degree with an injection of hyaluronidase which will dissolve the product--however this is almost as expensive as the juvederm. A well trained facial plastic surgeon will augment your lips very conservatively in order to avoid an overfilled, fake look. The best lip augmentations are the ones you don't even know are injected. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends which type: Of surgery you are having? Generally the scope surgery is outpatient surgery; a knee replacement surgery would probably require at least 3-5 days of hospitalization, in those who require it; about 2-3 days for fracture fixations. Your orthopod would be better placed to tell you how long your surgery would take or the length of stay? ...Read more
In fridge: Hi. Insulin kept in the fridge, prior to opening, is good for years past the expiration date. Remember, the expiration date DOES NOT mean a drug is bad after that date. That's just the date the company that makes the drug presented to the FDA. Once the vial or pen is started, it will be good as long as it's kept in the fridge until it's finished. ...Read more
Are there doctors that have crohns/ulcerative/IBS problems themselves? How can they work long hours if they face this?
I don't know: But what I know is that lots of these problems can be allergy related and we have treated lots of IBS by treating the cause and similarly crohns and ulc colitis. To learn how to treat the cause visit us at www.ehacstl.com. Our goal is to educate you to look for causes so that prevent misery and brings relief On YouTube search for Majid Ali md and Bowel disease ...Read more
How long do oral appliances for apnea usually last? It looks like i'm going to be getting one of these to help with my snoring and sleeping, and would like to know how long i can expect it to last. Will it have to be replaced often?
As : As with any dental appliance, maintenance is key. Acrylic (plastic), of which most dental appliances are made is designed tip last about five years. However, as the other doctors started, the biggest variable in the life spam is the patient. Get the appliance if you need one. Use it properly, and have it cleaned and maintained by your dentist. I require all my patients to bring their appliances with them for every cleaning appointment. We inspect and clean them as part of the cleaning appointment. I don't even charge for it. Best of luck, dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
For what?: The duration of therapy necessary to eliminate the communicability of a disease obviously depends upon the condition, the therapy chosen and the immune status of the individual receiving it. There is no specific answer to this question without further details. ...Read more
Pain might go away: Many women have ovarian cysts at some time during their lives. Most ovarian cysts present little or no discomfort and are harmless. The majority of ovarian cysts disappear without treatment within a few months.However, ovarian cysts — especially those that have ruptured — sometimes produce serious symptoms. The best ways to protect your health are to know risky symptoms and see gyn doc regularly. ...Read more
For how long can human scabies live on (be alive) a cat's or dog's body without any treatment? Do they need treatment?
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