Author: Isreal Olabanji DST RN

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Am Isreal olabanji a dental assistant and public health professionals and has years of experience in assisting the dentist with all sorts of dental issues. We regularly post timely and trustworthy medical information and news. My goal is to enlighten everyone in all aspects of health towards participating in fitness, Dental care, healthy recipes, child health, obstetrics, and more.

                    Male Shaving      The average beard grows about two-tenths of an inch a day. However, the density of male facial hair varies a great deal depending on skin and hair color, In all races, the concentration is usually greatest on the chin and in the area between. The nose and upper lip.   There is no proof that an electric razor is safer or better for all types of skin than a safety razor. Both types result in nicks and cuts of the living skin tissue, depending on the closeness…

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The nurse acts as a public relation officer of the hospital. Being the first to be seen as one enters the hospital, her attitude towards patient portrays the hospital either in good light or in a bad light. If her behavior towards the patients is good, such patients will not only come back when they are sick but will also speak good of the hospital to other prospective patients. This will boost the image of the hospital within the community where it is situated and its environment. However, if the nurses behave ruly to the patients, the image of such…

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The process of medication delivery includes several components: prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring. One-third of all medication errors occur during the administration phase of medication delivery. Nurses need to recognize the challenges they face when administering medications to their patients. Because nurses consistently administer medications, they're well-positioned to prevent medication errors. Nurses must be prepared to not only catch their own errors, but also the errors of healthcare providers, pharmacists, dentist, and others in the chain of medication administration. Nurses can also ensure a safe environment by reducing distractions, improving lighting, and minimizing noise levels. The area where nurses prepare medications should be quiet and…

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The gums may bleed due to tooth brushing and this is such a common observation, that some people mistakenly take to be normal. In cases where gum bleeding occurs more often and becomes noticeable then there must be a Problem. The gums could bleed on any slight touch with a sharp instrument. GUM BLEEDING CAUSES For the gum to bleed implies there is inflammation. Inflammation of the gum is characterized by pain, swelling, redness, and bleeding. This condition if left untreated will gradually progress to periodontitis (destruction of the supporting structures of the teeth). The causes of gum bleeding include…

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   To a layman, avulsed tooth simply means a tooth that has fallen out from its position in the socket. The treatment of avulsed tooth is called replantation. Replantation is the replacement in its socket of a tooth that has been avulsed. The tooth usually becomes firm within a few weeks, but the long-term outcome is depended on many factors. The outcome is most favorable if the tooth is replanted within half an hour of avulsion and if, before replantation, the periodontal tissues attached to the root are kept moist and not disturbed. Under ideal conditions, normal healing occurs and…

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Periodontal abscess ( also called gum boil) is a disease that occurs in the mouth characterized by an accumulation of pus within the tissues of the gum. It is a type of dental abscess. The periodontal abscess can be easily prevented by doing basic things: Good oral hygiene. Balanced diet. The proper method of brushing and good fluoridated toothpaste. The normal routine check-up at least twice a year to the dentist. If there is a change in your mouth consult your physician or dentist as soon as possible.       The dietary and nutritional intake of refined carbohydrate. If…

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A dental abscess is a localized, circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the tissues surrounding the teeth. There are three types of dental abscesses:        Gingival        Periodontal        Periapical These dental abscesses may resemble each other from a clinical standpoint, differ only in point of origin and the specific path of infection. Gingival abscess: It develops through a break as the gingival tissue surface as a result of an acute injury or localized infection of the gum. It is a response to irritation caused by foreign materials such as toothbrush bristles and toothpicks being…

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 teething is an eruption of the primary or milk teeth usually begins in the 5th or 6th months of a child's life. The first appearance of normal teeth is eagerly awaited by the parents. In most cases eruption of teeth causes no distress to the child or parents but sometimes the process causes local irritation which is usually minor but which may be severe enough to interfere with the child's sleep. The primary teeth or milk teeth usually come out without difficulty, "Teething" problems are commonly associated with the eruption of the relatively large last teeth i. e molars of…

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What does post-operative instruction mean?  post-operative instruction simply means a medical instruction given to a patient after oral surgical extraction. This is a piece of very vital information that you must follow or else it could lead to complication of extraction. In dental clinics, every patient that comes for treatment is expected to be given dental post-operative instructions at the end of your treatment. The patients are advised and encouraged the need to adhere and comply with the instructions given. Only when you successfully carried out the instructions that the patient is said to be complying. Conversely, research studies have…

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malaria fever is a life-threatening disease. This is the commonest endemic disease in the tropics. It is caused by Plasmodium infection as a result of a mosquito bite. It is the commonest cause of fever in our environment. The female Anopheles mosquito is the vector.  There are four species of Plasmodium namely ;  1. Plasmodium Falciparium ; 3. Plasmodium Ovale ; 2. Plasmodium Malaria ; 4. Plasmodium Vivax. If a female Anopheles mosquito bite and suck the blood of a person having malaria fever, the mosquito becomes infected. The male and female gametocytes in the infected blood grow and mature…

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Certain bad oral habits cause or create damage to the teeth and the mouth in general. Every day we make choices, big and small, that affect our teeth.   Every day we make choices, big and small, that affect your teeth and overall oral health. Some of the small ones seem, well, small – but they still make an impact. These are referred to them as bad oral habits because they are not part of the normal use or function of teeth or the mouth. At Healthsoothe, We've have listed 17 common bad oral habits that could be harming your teeth…

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Cannabidiol (CBD) is a kind of oil that is being recognized the world over for the health benefits it offers and it is natural in form. It is gaining wide acceptance due to it being non-intoxicating in nature and also non-psychoactive (does not give the high associated with drugs like marijuana) which makes it safe for usage by patients and common users. Here is a Medterra coupon, which can be used to get a discount. What is CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid, a class of 120-plus compounds that interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, or ECS. ECS is a…

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