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Gestational surrogacy--sick of hearing about rich nyc career women hiring poor women in rural america. Anyone?
Can't judge: I imagine the couple is more interested in a healthy surrogate. It so happens that candidates in poorer areas may be more willing or interested in being a surrogate. If both parties benefit, i see no harm. ...Read more
Are there any cardiac rehab phase 3 outpatient facilities in western suffolk county ny (islip, bayshore patchouge)?
Convenience: Doctors offices open generally from 9-5 and m-f. Medical conditions occur at all hours and an er might be the only thing open. Unfortunately er's are used as the family doctor for those without coverage, or have minimal coverage. So urban er's commonly are crowded with patients. A federal law termed emtala requires that they be seen even if they lack funding. ...Read more
I have di-amniotic monochorionic twin live intrauterine fetuses with avg ga 25w2d and 24w6d. What will be their sexes?
Unanswerable: I am sorry, but there is absolutely no way to guess the gender of your babies. That would be impossible here on the internet. ...Read more
Not always: They would be no more likely to look alike than any other siblings. ...Read more
Screening vs confirm: Blood screening is a relatively non invasive way to get information on significant problems but by definition it is screening. Screening is an effort to narrow down the list of people that need a specific confirmatory test.By example, for every 1000 screened, 10 may be positive, and offered the amnio to find 1 true positive. An amnio is more invasive & risky but gives more definitive results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check insurance site: Places to look for a doctor... Do a doctor search on healthtap by location and specialty, and look at his profile. Search for a doctor on the web at one's insurance company's site. Ask friends, neighbors, relatives for recommendations (but sometimes they'll ask "are you sick?"). Call the local hospital for recommendations, as the hospital will give out the names of doctors who use the hospital. ...Read more
I have two impacted teeth, im unemployed w/no insurance. Is there any dentists that offer affordable payment plans? Looking for dentists that can provide service thats needed and accept payment plans or offer income base service
Different items: Breast cosmetic surgery is simply that and is under the general rule for insurance plans to not cover cosmetic procedures. Note that they will cover breast reconstruction for injury and loss such as mastectomy for cancer. Some plans cover abortion under the umbrella of women's rights. These plans are aware that abortion is far cheaper than paying for pregnancy to term. But abortion is a choice. ...Read more
A patient of more than 10 years will be moving to Minnesota in January. Twin Cities area. Looking for referral options, names/locations.
Call Mayo clinic: for a referral when she gets there. good resource. ...Read more
Not really: I guess that all depends upon what your definition of wealthy is. Most orthodontists make a good living, but they wouldn't be considered wealthy. However, some orthodontist do make a great deal of money. There are many factors which determine what the orthodontist makes. I would place orthodontists in the upper middle class as far as yearly salary goes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be.: We like to think that all dentists are cosmetic dentists! cosmetic dentistry is not a speciality. Though some general dentists may place and restore dental implants, dental implants are often placed by specialists such as oral surgeons and periodontists. The general dentists or prosthodontist then places the crown on top of the implant. ...Read moreSee 49 more doctor answers
Are there differences in orthodontic/orthopedic outcome that can be expected using MARA appliance & braces vs. braces & elastics to correct an overjet?
Gold standard: Gold standard is braces. More important than the hardware, however, is the operating system.. A fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist would know, for example, that you can't do Orthopedic Treatment on a non-growing individual. Please don't try to self-diagnose and treatment plan. See an expert, an Orthodontic Specialist, who will be able to properly guide you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cosmetic Surgery: Who are two preeminent plastic surgeons with an office in Fort Lauderdale and/or Miami, Florida (there are too many to choose from)?
The one recommended: Speak to your friends ,family and your own family doctor who were satisfied by experience. they will recommend you the right surgeon. Make to go to a well trained cosmetic surgeon who had years of residency training not a wk course in a resort . ...Read more
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Both: When teeth and jaws are well aligned they function better, aiding digestion, are easier to care for, prevent excessive wear, protect the jaw joints, enhance the health and stability of the supporting gums/bone, results in less expensive/extensive maintenance, and incidentally the smile then looks better. Go see a qualified Orthodontic Specialist for an exam and opinion. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Extraction ortho: Teeth extractions may have the effect of augmenting (improving) the amount of chin contribution to the overall facial profile. However this should only be considered after an orthodontic specialist has thoroughly examined a full diagnostic workup of your condition. Tooth extractions in the wrong situation may produce and adverser result. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm wondering what is a coffin spring expander in orthodontics. How long does it take for treatment?
Removable: A removable appliance with an expansion spring designed to widen upper posterior teeth. It works by tipping teeth outward, which in turn can create problems in the way back teeth meet. It is not very effective at widening the upper jaw itself. Talk to your orthodontic specialist about pros and cons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello.. I am a student of dentistry in Indonesia and I am doing my assignment like "thesis or scription ( We call it in Indonesia )" . And I choose about orthodontics ! But I am confuse because I don't know what will be the title of my papers for scriptio
Molds of teeth: Each orthodontist does things differently. I personally take impressions of the teeth the day I place spacers. I place the braces the following week. In most instances, impressions for diagnostic study models are taken on a different day from when you get your braces on. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is orthotropics a real alternative for an overbite instead of surgery? The research and reasoning is pretty solid. Orthodontics does seem flawed.
Apples and oranges: Premolars extractions are usually required when there is moderate to severe crowding or when there is a large horizontal overbite. If your overbite was both skeletal as well as dental, jaw surgery plus braces is often the best treatment. See a qualified orthodontic specialist for options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Has anyone ever heard of dr. Donosaur dental medicaid insurance. Will they cover braces? Will they cover orthodontics like braces?
Mostly no: Medicaid does cover orthodontics in some states in our country. Therefore, ask your orthodontist. Medicaid also administers payment to providers for exception patients with craniofacial deformities such as oral clefts, etc. And even in rare cases of extremes of "normal". Eligibility is attained by attending by referral an oral cleft craniofacial anomaly team. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Please help! what is the difference between a orthodontics, endodontics and periodontics dentist?
I'm 24.my teeth aren't aligned.front two teeth are like Ronaldinho-football star of Brazil.is it possible to align by orthodontics?how long it'l take?
Yes: If you are interested in correcting the alignment of your teeth, orthodontic evaluation and treatment would be recommended. The length of time for treatment may vary from patient to patient, the type of orthodontic technique utilized, your ability to follow instructions during treatment, as well as the severity of your problem. The orthodontist providing treatment can offer you a time estimate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do our teeth shift during teenage years? My bottom incisors were completley straight when I was 14, but are now slightly crooked. No orthodontics.
Tooth Movement: Yes, your teeth can move through out your lifetime. That is why when you complete your orthodontic treatment, retention is the MOST important part of treatment. If a patient does not wear retainers or have fixed retention, I can guarantee that teeth will move. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers