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Flu prevention face masks like the surgical masks, do they work?

Flu prevention face masks like the surgical masks, do they work?

They may, but.....: Masks help decrease the spread of colds/flu if the mask is worn by the person who is sick. If a person who is ill wears a mask, they will be less likely to cough, sneeze and otherwise spread the germs. ...Read more

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Does dental insurance cover a tooth extraction?

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Does dental insurance cover a tooth extraction?

Most likely: You can expect that most dental insurances will provide some level of coverage for routine dental extractions and there is no need for preauthorization. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does collagen nose mask work?

Does collagen nose mask work?

Topical Collagen: Topical collagen in any form does not work. It will do nothing for your skin. The skin is very good at its job of keeping things out, and this includes things like collagen. ...Read more

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Will medicare cover a chipped tooth?

Will medicare cover a chipped tooth?

Probably not: It will not cover routine dental services unless it is in the hospital or related to a systemic disease like cancer. ...Read more

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Will using cpap machine cause sinus infections?

Will using cpap machine cause sinus infections?

See below: If the water reservoir is dirty or not cleaned properly it is possible. Keep it clean by replacing the water every night in addition to cleaning it at least every week, otherwise bacteria and fungi can grow in it which may cause allergic rhinitis and sinusitis. So try to keep your CPAP machine in good shape and it will help! ...Read more

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How to deal with mask irritation from my CPAP device?

How to deal with mask irritation from my CPAP device?

Change the mask: Get a better fitting mask.You can try to make adjustment but it may be better to get a better fitting mask.Ask for it ...Read more

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Carrying a spartphone in front pocket safe?

Smartphone: No scientific evidence as to hazards of that, that i know of. ...Read more

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Can a dental ultrasonic scaler hurt?

Can a dental ultrasonic scaler hurt?

Ultrasonic scalers: Most of my patients find ultrasonic scaling slightly uncomfortable and then only for some of their teeth. Some patients use nitrous oxide\oxygen analgesia (sweet air) and with it are quite comfortable. A few request or require local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Is the irrigation deep teeth cleaning worth the hefty price tag?

Is the irrigation deep teeth cleaning worth the hefty price tag?

Can be: If you need it there can be a benefit. You want to be sure you have an accurate diagnosis indicating inflammation, pocket depths over 3 mm, bleeding on probing and possible horizontal bone loss. If not sure, get a second opinion from a Periodontist. After all, it is your mouth and you should be knowledgeable about and confident in any treatment and Provider. Due Diligence. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Wear a 2 unit nesbit. Will abutted teeth move out of position when near future involves gum grafting of an abutted tooth (cannot wear nesbit)?

Wear a 2 unit nesbit. Will abutted teeth  move out of position when near future involves gum grafting of an abutted tooth (cannot wear nesbit)?

Nesbit: It is certainly possible for your teeth to shift when you do not wear this device. Will you be doing an implant to replace your missing tooth? Replacing your tooth would be better than wearing a nesbit. ...Read more

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Where can I find asbestos respirator masks?

Where can I find asbestos respirator masks?

Most building stores: The proper respirator to protect against asbestos is a p100. Those are easy to find, but they need to be properly fit tested to offer protection. You also need to keep in mind that proper clothing has to be used along with procedures to minimize dust. The right and safe thing to do is to get certified in asbestos removal. ...Read more

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What benefit does a surgical mask have over simply using a handkerchief or shirt to cover ones face ?

What benefit does a surgical mask have over simply using a handkerchief or shirt to cover ones face ?

Some: A surgical mask has a few benefits. While it has not quite caught on here, in some places, such as japan, it is considered polite to wear a mask when you have a cold and prevents any incidental spittle, dry coughs, etc. From spreading infection. The mask is guaranteed to be clean and stay over face without using the hands. A hankerchief may need a hand to hold in in place, further spreading germs. ...Read more

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Will medicaid cover dental work (filling in cavities and wisdom teeth removal)?

Will medicaid cover dental work (filling in cavities and wisdom teeth removal)?

Location matters: Medicaid services are state services. With this said, every state is different. Most adult dentistry through medicaid is very minimal in its coverage. Call your provider to know the specifics for your particular needs. ...Read more

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Does a cpap breathing machine keep your throat airway open?

Does a cpap breathing machine keep your throat airway open?

Yes -that's the idea: Continuous positive airway pressure (cpap), in theory, acts like an "air splint" - keeping the soft, floppy part of the airway open when you inhale. The upper airway is like a floppy tube. If you inhale on one end, the tube will collapse. CPAP helps prevent this. The pressure, however, needs to be adjusted for each individual as the requirements vary from person to person. ...Read more

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How does a rubber dental dam work?

How does a rubber dental dam work?

Oral barrier: They are small thin pieces of latex (or other materials) that fit around tooth/teeth while the dentist is working. It enhances visibility when working, prevents saliva from seeping into the working field, and prevents aspiration of dental dental materials and tools. ...Read more

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Is it normal to snore with wearing a full mask on a CPAP machine?

Cpap: Cpap ensures oxygenation but does not correct the underlying structural causes of the snoring ...Read more

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I'm planning to buy a soft laser pen for tinnitus treatment. Does it work?

I'm planning to buy a soft laser pen for tinnitus treatment. Does it work?

Doubt it: I would be shocked if a soft laser pen would work. I would also be cautious and read hopefully real reviews and/or talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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When must I use a non-invasive mask ventilation?

When must I use a non-invasive mask ventilation?

If doctor prescribed: Only if a doctor prescribed it... Outside of a hospital, sometimes it is used for chronic failure of the respiratory system, other times for sleep issues. ...Read more

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How can dental hygienists remember periodontal pocket measurements without writing them down?

How can dental hygienists remember periodontal pocket measurements without writing them down?

I am sure recorded: I am sure that the measurements are being recorded, either manually, on computer or there are some programs where the instrument doing the measuring senses the reading and records. Need to have a record to compare on subsequent visits and protocol. ...Read more