If you are searching for general dentistry Greenwood Village, there are many things to consider before picking the right dentist for your family. Ideally, general dentistry would focus on routine services and preventive maintenance. Their services will help prevent tooth decay, gum diseases, and other oral health problems in the long run. But you should be cautious when picking the right general dentist in the area since there are too many dentists operating out there. This article provides information on what you should consider when searching for general dentistry Greenwood Village. Continue reading “Searching For General Dentistry Greenwood Village?”
Doolin Haddad Advanced Dentistry, a Rochester, Michigan, dental practice focusing on cosmetic, implant and restorative dentistry, is pleased to continue its support of the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) as a silver sponsor of the Senior Expo on Wednesday, October 4. The OPC is one of the nation’s largest senior centers serving residents age 50+ from Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township.
According to Dr. Jeff Haddad, the dental practice will showcase an exhibit about the importance that consistent and positive dental health practices can have on an aging population.
“Overall quality of life depends on good oral health. Regular dental check-ups and preventative measures keep one’s teeth and gums healthy and high functioning,” Dr. Haddad said. “If that hasn’t been a lifelong practice, individuals need to reconsider the role that regular dental visits should play in their health and well-being as they age.”
In addition to sponsorships, Doolin Haddad Advanced Dentistry has presented to OPC members about specific topics in dental health. In June, Dr. Marco Tironi spoke to the OPC “Low Vision Group” about the overall health benefits that can be derived from good oral health. Dr. Tironi, along with Dr. Kurt Doolin and Dr. Haddad, have another presentation planned at the OPC on the evening of Wednesday, November 29 about what modern dentistry entails. Details of that event will be released closer to the date.
“Our Doolin Haddad dentists enjoy engaging with the ‘senior’ residents in our community through the OPC. It’s a great community forum for educating individuals who want to learn more about maintaining their health and well-being as they grow older,” Dr. Haddad said.
Visit the Doolin Haddad exhibit at the 50+ Senior Expo on Oct. 4, from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at the OPC, 650 Letica Drive in Rochester. The Expo, which is free and open to the public, will feature more than 70 exhibitors on health and wellness, nutrition, retirement living, financial planning, technology, travel and more. Click here for more information.
The OPC is Michigan’s premier community center dedicated to the physical, intellectual and emotional well-being of residents who are 50+. In addition to “Meals on Wheels,” the OPC offers many resources through its Health and Wellness Department, Adult Day Services, support groups and much more. All of the services offered by the OPC are designed to help individuals 50 and older age in place, stay connected to the community around them, and maintain their independence. For more information on the OPC, visit www.opcseniorcenter.org, become a fan on Facebook or call 248-656-1403.
Doolin Haddad Advanced Dentistry was founded in Rochester in 1990 by Dr. Kurt Doolin. Dr. Jeff Haddad joined the practice in 2002. In addition to their dental school training, both Drs. Doolin and Haddad are fellows of The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and lecture nationally on implants, TMJ, and restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Marco Tironi, D.D.S. joined Doolin Haddad Advanced Dentistry in 2013; the practice has 13 team members. Discover Health. Discover Happiness. Discover How. DiscoverDH. To learn more, visit www.discoverdh.com.
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GREENWOOD VILLAGE – Firefighters worked to protect a Greenwood Village home from damage after a water main broke on Wednesday morning.
The water main broke shortly before 9 a.m. at Crestridge and Pemberton drives, according to South Metro Fire Rescue.
Video from the agency shows firefighters using dirt and shovels to block the water from a home’s driveway.
Firefighters working diligently to protect a home in Greenwood Village from a water main break at Crestridge Dr and Pemberton Dr. pic.twitter.com/dCmwxzWphT
— SouthMetroFireRescue (@SouthMetroPIO) August 30, 2017
Denver Water has since shut off water supply to the break, causing water to recede in the area.
No injuries, or damage to homes was reported.
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According to healthcare group Bupa, around one in 10 UK adults suffers from extreme dental anxiety – the kind of fear that makes you tremble, sweat, feel sick and can bring on panic attacks.
Ondontophobia, to use the correct medical term, is a serious condition that increases the sufferer’s risk of gum disease (gingivitis), tooth decay and oral cancer, simply because they avoid going to the dentist unless it’s absolutely essential – and a proportion of these, who are known as dentally phobic, never go at all, choosing to endure the pain of cavities and chipped or broken teeth rather than take their chances in the dentist’s chair.
"For those with who are dentally phobic, it’s unlikely they’d get near the surgery, let alone allow a dentist to look in their mouths," says Professor Gerald Humphris, a clinical researcher into dental phobia from the University of St Andrews. "It can be a problem that’s very deep-seated, often triggered by a bad experience in childhood, and requires sensitive and careful handling from a sympathetic dentist who’s prepared to spend time with a nervous patient. Sufferers may also need sessions with a clinical psychologist or psychotherapist to uncover the root of the problem and help change they way they think about dental treatment."
Professor Humphris is part of a research team who devised the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS), a five-point questionnaire designed to screen for and assess levels of dental anxiety. "The score can range from five to 25, with a score of 19 or more indicating someone who is extremely dentally anxious," he says. Nearly 12% of the 11,382 adults who participated in the survey showed levels of high dental anxiety, indicating it’s a problem for a significant number of adults across the population as a whole – in other words, if this sounds like you, you’re not alone.
There are ways to overcome the distress of extreme dental anxiety, however, without having to resort to sedation every time you go for a check-up (some nervous patients do request this, "but the risks attached to general anaesthetic and the fact it does nothing to address the root of the fear means it’s not an appropriate option," says Professor Humphris). "It’s vitally important that you discuss your anxiety with your dentist, and build up a relationship of trust," he continues.
"A sympathetic dentist will stage the treatment. That means you’ll talk about what will happen during a check-up or appointment first and simple, easy procedures come next, to help break through the fear hierarchy. With time and patience more complicated treatments can be successfully completed."
5 ways to overcome dental anxiety
Not knowing or understanding what’s going to happen during a certain procedure will only add to your fear, so research as much as you can and make sure you have all your questions answered by your dentist, says consultant health psychologist and hypnotherapist Dr Sue Peacock, from BMI The Saxon Clinic. "If needs be, book in a 10 or 15 minute phone consultation before your actual appointment," she adds.
Retain an element of control
Agree signals pre-treatment that will help you feel less anxious in the chair – for instance, if you feel panic rising, you’ll hold up your hand and be able to take a break until you feel calmer again. "It helps to know that you can take things at your pace, and encourages you to trust your dentist," says Dr Peacock.
Use breathing techniques to help you feel calmer
"There are many breathing techniques which can help you but this is one of my favourites," says Dr Peacock. "Breathe in through your nose, pushing out your tummy as you do so, for the count of seven. Then breathe out through your mouth for the count of 11. Keep going for a few minutes. It will slow your whole system down and you will feel calmer."
Relax tense muscles
This simple exercise works wonders, and the more you do it, the more effective it is. "Starting with your feet, tense all the muscles and hold that tension for 10 seconds before suddenly letting go," says Dr Peacock. "Move up to your calves and repeat, then your thighs, bottom, abdomen, shoulders and arms. By tensing and releasing all the major muscle groups you become aware of just how much tension you’re holding in your body and how much more relaxed you feel physically and mentally when it’s released."
Go on a mini mind holiday
Ah yes – the good old happy place. "Conjure up in your mind the place where you feel happiest and at your most relaxed," says Dr Peacock. "It can be a memory of somewhere you love or you can create your very own utopia. Use all your senses to make it as real as you can – make the colours bright, the sounds clear and set the temperature to how you feel most comfortable. When you’re completely happy with your environment, imagine yourself stepping into it. Make yourself enter the scene so you are now central to it. Spend some time there. Enjoy yourself on your mini mind holiday. Practice this for a couple of weeks before an appointment you’re nervous about and it will be easier to transport yourself there when you’re in the dentist’s chair. The time will fly by and you will feel calmer and more relaxed."
The San Francisco 49ers have a “No Tweet” policy during practice, but there are a flurry of updates before and after practice that will be important to see. The bay area media members were completely unimpressed by the Denver Broncos quarterback situation and one noted that Jamaal Charles looks ‘done’ out there.
Meanwhile, the Denver media said Paxton Lynch won the practice yesterday, although Trevor Siemian finished strong. Hopefully the Broncos offense looks a little better today than it did yesterday.
The Denver Broncos are one night away from their first preseason game of the 2017 NFL season, looking to bounce back from a disappointing finish seven months ago. The team followed up their Super Bowl season by missing the playoffs, unable to defend their championship in the postseason.
Denver faces an even greater challenge to reach the 2018 NFL playoffs. With both the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs going 12-4 last season, the AFC West is probably the best division in football, and the odds are against the Broncos making it back to the postseason.
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The Broncos are currently projected to finish in third place in the AFC West. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook gives Denver +210 betting odds to make the playoffs and -260 odds to miss the postseason. Oakland and Kansas City are odds-on favorites to reach the playoffs, and the Los Angeles Chargers have almost the exact same odds as Denver, though they are ranked as the No.4 team in the division.
A playoff run for Denver certainly isn’t out of the question. The team managed to finish above .500 with a 9-7 record in 2016, and the Broncos’ season likely would’ve lasted more than 16 games if they played in the NFC.
It was an unfamiliar feeling for Broncos’ fans since the team had been in the playoffs in each of the previous five years. Denver had won at least 12 games in four straight years, reaching two Super Bowls and winning the title in February 2016.
With Peyton Manning’s retirement came a setback. Trevor Siemian took over the reins at starting quarterback, finishing in the bottom third of the league in several major categories. Denver’s defense took a step back from being one of the most dominant units in recent memory, and the result was a single-digit win season.
It isn’t clear who will be Denver’s starting quarterback in Week 1. After throwing for 3,401 yards, 18 touchdowns, 10 interceptions and an 84.6 passer rating in 14 games, Siemian will compete with Paxton Lynch for the No.1 spot on the depth chart.
After Lynch was taken No.26 overall by the Broncos in the 2016 draft, he posted a 79.2 passer rating in three games. If Denver wants to return to the playoffs, one of the two quarterbacks will have to be improved in 2017.
Trevor Siemian, pictured walking off the field after defeating the Oakland Raiders 24-6 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Jan. 1, 2017 in Denver, will need to be improved if the Denver Broncos want to make the NFL playoffs. Photo: Getty Images
“I can’t tell exactly when, but probably a week or so I just kind of felt a little more comfortable, like things were clicking for me and I got a big-picture thought of how we’re trying to attack scheme and defenses,” Siemian said Tuesday, via The Denver Post. “I just felt comfortable … getting going and also getting a feel for all the guys. First, second, third (team), it doesn’t matter — just getting a feel for how guys run, what they do well and I think we’re all in a good spot right now.”
Denver certainly doesn’t need a superstar quarterback to win games. Just look at what happened in 2015 when Peyton Manning was a shell of his old self and arguably the worst starting signal caller in the league.
The Broncos’ defense will be good enough to keep them competitive in most games, though exactly how dominant they are will decide how far they go.
Von Miller is arguably the best defensive player in the league. Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr. might give Denver the NFL’s No.1 starting cornerback tandem. Even after taking a small step back in 2016, the Broncos still ranked fourth in both points allowed and total defense.
Siemian and Lynch have plenty of weapons to work with on the offensive end. Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders are coming off three straight 1,000-yard seasons, and the combination of C.J. Anderson and Jamaal Charles should give Denver a formidable backfield.
Denver is scheduled to play in the last game of Week 1, visiting the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday, Sept. 11.
Whether you are a resident of Colorado or a visitor, you may be wondering what fun things there are to do around the place. Here are some of the most fun things to do on Colorado.
Enjoy The Botanic Gardens
If you are a lover of plants then you will enjoy the Denver Botanic Gardens. This place has a wide range of flowers in the area. You can stroll in the large garden feeling the breeze through the daisies and the lillies.
Benson Park Sculpture Garden.
This park is ideal for art lovers. It has a numerous collection of sculptures by various sculptors. You can walk through the place to get a sense of the life-like sculptures in the garden and appreciate the art. If you plan on visiting the place in mid-August then you will be glad to know that there is a sculpture show involving sculptors from all over America.
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
This place has tunnles and shafts from the late 19th century. It is a good place for an adventurous soul and any lover of history. The best part is that you get to go down a thousand feet below ground and see the conditions. There are several tour guides whose families have been in the area for generations and they will be glad to take you back in time to the mining days.
Telluride Mountain Village
This place is amazing especially since it has different types of transportation through the village. During winter you can ski and snowboard. There is also an option of mountain bike riding. The view from the top is amazing.
This is a place that tells of a romantic story of a man who built a castle for his bride in the forest. It is definitely worth the tour.
LIFESMILES, a group of qualified cosmetic dentists from Houston led by Dr. Randy Mitchmore provides world-class cosmetic dental services to restore patients’ natural and healthy smiles. They have been named as “Trusted Dental Authority” by the Montrose Star newspaper.
Houston, Texas – July 25, 2017 – A great name in the dentistry, LIFESMILES has been specializing in offering innovative and successful dental treatments including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, dental implant surgery, invisalign, and TMJ treatment. They are the only certified top dentist in Houston to perform IV Sedation for any dental procedure from cosmetic dentistry to implant surgery.
Dr. Randy Mitchmore, an experienced and qualified cosmetic dentist from Houston, Texas stated, “Our trained and qualified staff takes pride in providing you with dentistry worth smiling about. That is not just the motto at LIFESMILES, but it is firmly entrenched in the culture here as well. We have been rated as the “Trusted Dental Authority” by the Montrose Star newspaper. Since 2003, our dental practice holds the title of “Top Dentists” by the American Registry annually.”
Dr. Mitchmore specializes in all areas of dentistry including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, dental implant surgery, Invisalign clear braces and TMJ treatment as well. He has also received the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Presidents Award (AACD).
He also added, “Our team is the heart of our practice. We want every single patient to feel right at home. We go to work each day remembering all this. Also, we are the Only Houston dentist certified to give IV Sedation for any dental procedure. We offer light to deep sedation including general anesthesia when necessary. We only employ advanced dental technology to screen for early signs of periodontal disease, oral cancer, TMJ and even the earliest signs of tooth decay.”
The group of best dentist in Houston uses the latest technology such as intra-oral cameras, the Cavitron®, digital x-rays and Oral CDX Brush Bio® and ViziLite® for oral cancer screening.
Being recognized as the top dentists in Houston, the professionals at LIFESMILES specializes in all areas of dentistry including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, dental implant surgery and more.
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Tooth care is a long-term issue and must consistently be monitored. Choosing the right dentist is important to meet your specific needs and problems.
(Newswire.net — June 20, 2017) — Finding a good dentist locally isn’t an easy chore for many people. In today’s world, there are more specific needs and preferences for every potential patient.
Choosing the right dentist is important for many because tooth care is a long-term issue and must consistently be monitored. You eat and speak with your mouth and life can become difficult if that mouth is suffering from some sort of pain caused by problems with your teeth.
Usually, you want one that is both convenient and has a high professional reputation. However, there are other qualities which you want to think about when picking the right dentist. Often a person chooses based on location, a solid reputation, and whether the person is in their dental plan according to some leading dental sites found online.
While things such as word-of-mouth support, online reviews, and the proximity of a dental office is, sometimes even that shouldn’t be enough when evaluating the right dentist. Other sites suggest that, in addition to understanding your benefits and accessibility, meeting with the dentist should also be involved in the decision. You want to make sure you have a good rapport and comfort level at the dentist’s office.
This leads to other qualities a good dentist’s office should have and here are five such qualities.
1) Strong Conversational Skills
A dentist with good conversation skills can help put a patient at ease. This is particularly helpful with nervous children. Nobody wants to be at the dentist’s office, but a person who is confident and able to put people at ease can make patients feel more comfortable in a dentist’s chair.
2) Passion and Concern
A dentist that shows good passion for his profession is viewed as more trustworthy by clients. They believe that someone who believes in the field and expresses concern for a person can be counted on to provide good service and takes pride in their work.
3) Interest in a Patient’s Health
The mouth is only a small part of a person’s body. A dentist needs to show interest in a patient’s overall health and the oral connection of teeth to the rest of the body. Issues in the mouth can lead to other bodily ailments such as diabetes or heart disease. A good dentist should be worried about more than what is going on in a patient’s mouth.
4) A Helpful and Friendly Staff
Many people, especially children, are nervous about a dentist’s appointment. Before they meet with the dentist themselves, people tend to get a preview of the hospitality from the front desk or the receptionist of the office. A friendly staff that can respond to a patient’s questions and settle issues over payment and insurance with relative comfort can go a long way toward impressing potential customers.
5) An Advanced and Modern Office
People want the best care possible and that means the dentist should try and provide them that. Having the latest dental equipment and technology can help in that regard. A dentist’s office that has advanced equipment such as the latest in digital x-ray technology can help a dentist give his patients better care compared to a generation ago.
And don’t stop with your medical equipment, provide patients with advancement scheduling and appointment services. People find text appointment reminders more convenient that traditional calls, since there is both a visual reminder and a minimized interruption.
Technology can also help you locate a good dentist by actually outsourcing the search. Web sites such as Solution Reach offer services that can pair you with the ideal dentist. For dental practitioners, these sites can allow you to find the ideal patient who desire matches your specific services. In this scenario, it is a case of the ideal patient meeting the ideal dentist.