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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Gum Disease (Definition)

Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your ...Read more


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What is the easiest way to describe gingivitis/periodontal disease to a person?

What is the easiest way to describe gingivitis/periodontal disease to a person?

Plaque buildup: Bacteria, when not removed regularly, irritates the margin of the gums and you may experience bleeding when you brush and floss. That is gingivitis. It becomes periodontitis when the inflammation causes separation of the fibers that hold the gum to the teeth the plaque may start to cause a reaction that leads to bone loss. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent scurvy?

What is the best way to prevent scurvy?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c is widely distributed in foods, so eating a balanced diet is perfect. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent kidney diseases?

What is the best way to prevent kidney diseases?

To know the risks.: Diabetes and high blood pressure are the biggest risk factors to know about causing kidney damage. Prevention is the key. Make sure to have a medical check up. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent colitis?

What is the best way to prevent colitis?

Colitis: There are different kinds of colitis. From a practical point, heating a diet that is high in fiber and low in fat may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What is the best way to avoid diseases?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What is the best way to avoid diseases?

Longevity: Stay active, eat healthy meals, life-style changes & cope with stress the best u can. ...Read more

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What is the best way for a woman to prevent osteoporosis?

What is the best way for a woman to prevent osteoporosis?

Supplements: At your age you should take calcium 1200 mg per day and vitamin d3 1000 units per day and do impaction type exercises like running. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent blood disorders?

What is the best way to prevent blood disorders?

This a BIG question!: Nature will take care of it if you keep good health. This requires healthy eating habits, maintain healthy weight and exercise daily. If you are concerned, get an annual check up from your family doctor. This will assure you in case you are heading for any such disorder which are rare...So do not worry right now(my advice: you should wait to worry!). ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent teeth cavities?

What is the best way to prevent teeth cavities?

Good home care: The best thing anyone can do to help try to prevent cavities in their teeth is to brush thoroughly at least twice a day(morning and night before sleep). Floss daily and do make regular visits to the dentists. The dentist also has thing he can do to help keep healthy...Like sealants. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent a burn from scarring?

What is the best way to prevent a burn from scarring?

Depends on depth: Superficial burns will generally heal with no scar, though you have to protect the skin to avoid pigmentary changes. Deeper burns may scar, but treatment with compression garments and silicone sheeting can help minimize scarring. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent balding?

What is the best way to prevent balding?

Balding Prevention: You can't change your genetics. These tips may provide some benefit. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent eye infections?

What is the best way to prevent eye infections?

Wash hands often: Best preventive is to follow good hygiene practices, particularly washing your hands often. ...Read more

Dr. Francine Yep Dr. Yep
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What is the best way to prevent trichomoniasis?

Dr. Francine Yep Dr. Yep
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What is the best way to prevent trichomoniasis?

Safer sex: Safer sex prevents trich, other diseases too. Use condoms. "no love without the glove.". ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a sore mouth?

What is the best way to treat a sore mouth?

It depends: There are many reasons for a sore mouth, so this question can't really be answered without a thorough examination in person. Possible causes may be a dental problem, canker sores, vitamin deficiencies, immune-mediated diseases such as lichen planus, adverse drug reactions, allergies, cancer...The list goes on. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent typhus?

What is the best way to prevent typhus?

Lice, ticks & fleas: Avoid lice, ticks and fleas when traveling in endemic areas. I could also tell you to get vaccinated, but to my knowledge, the typhus vaccine is no longer available in the U.S. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent hiv?

What is the best way to prevent hiv?

Abstinence, but ...: We are humans- what is interesting is that this virus has taken advantage of what makes us quite human- as sexual beings! otherwise, minimize exposure to body fluids (i.e. Use condoms), and get tested every 3 months if you are sexually active with more than one partner. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent blisters?

What is the best way to prevent blisters?

Difficult: Prevention of blisters is difficult if you are able to maintain a stress free lifestyle get plenty of sleep and eat properly getting sufficient amount of vitamins it is possible. However, most people are not able to do this in the hectic world we live in. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat dental cavities?

What is the best way to treat dental cavities?

Restoration: Traditional treatment involves removing decay and restoring with tooth colored material. Usually composite resin. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

A form of gum disease caused by bacteria and poor oral hygiene that ...Read more