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What is preventative health care?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
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In brief: Proactive

This would be proactive versus reactive.
Included are things like regular visits to the Dentist to prevent dental problems instead of waiting for problem to occur. Yearly physical exam with blood work to check health status before you have a problem. Eating properly and regular exercise to help prevent things like diabetes and high cholesterol, etc. Your wise choices and actions prevent conditions

In brief: Proactive

This would be proactive versus reactive.
Included are things like regular visits to the Dentist to prevent dental problems instead of waiting for problem to occur. Yearly physical exam with blood work to check health status before you have a problem. Eating properly and regular exercise to help prevent things like diabetes and high cholesterol, etc. Your wise choices and actions prevent conditions
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Preventive Care

lets your health care provider find potential health problems before you feel sick.
Good examples are: immunizations, lab tests, imaging, physical exams and prescriptions.

In brief: Preventive Care

lets your health care provider find potential health problems before you feel sick.
Good examples are: immunizations, lab tests, imaging, physical exams and prescriptions.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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