Posts Tagged ‘dental exams’

What is Preventive Medicine for Men?

Men never seem to go to the doctor, but it is not because they should not go.  Preventive medicine, preventive screenings, preventive health applies to men as much as women.  Where does a man start?  He starts with his doctor, and regular checks of his health for those little problems that can develop into severe disease or debilitation later, if left unchecked.  Here is a list of necessary preventive screenings for men.

And, also get some tips on preventing medication errors.

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What is Preventive Medicine for Women?

There is a saying in medicine, adopted from Benjamin Franklin, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.  Deep thought is not required to interpret this famous quote.  You can ask yourself a simple question, a million different ways, and understand the meaning and importance of it.  Would you rather have one cavity or ten cavities?  Would you rather take blood pressure medicine or have a stroke?  Heart attack or Lipitor?  It goes on and on, but the point is always the same: catch a little problem before it becomes a big problem.  That is the idea behind preventive medicine, preventive screenings, and preventive health.

The Pros and Cons of Sealants used by Dentists

Author: Dr. Don Goudy

Wish List for your Dentist’s Office

Author: Dr. Don Goudy

As a dentist for 20 years, I have come to understand that there are different types of patients, with different levels of expectations. There are some people that want to avoid the dentist all together, but their conscious will not let them. They are smart enough to realize that taking care of their teeth is vital to their well being, so they grin and bear twice yearly check ups with follow up on cavities, doing only the minimal dental care necessary to maintain their teeth. Those patients still need a dentist that is properly educated and trained, experienced and has an experienced staff, maintains a clean and sterile environment for exams, uses rubber dams, and explains necessary procedures. Dental plans that are right for you.

Must Haves for your Dentist

Author: Dr. Don Goudy 

I know times are tight. I know that people are having a hard time making ends meet, and by now, if we all never hear the word recession again, it will be too soon.  But, even as we struggle to put the worst behind us, I, as a dentist, have to stand up for your teeth and oral hygiene.  Proper dental care is vital to your health, and little dental care left undone is guaranteed to become MAJOR dental care later.  So, save on something else and remember your teeth.  Below is my list of the MUST HAVES of every dentist.  Use it as your guide when searching for a dentist.  Ask questions, verify qualifications, get your money’s worth.

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