7.19.2019

What To Expect When You Visit Dentists?



The 21 st century has reflected striking awareness and rapid growth in the rate of awareness development
regarding oral health and dental care. Today, people look up to regular brushing and flossing as a routine
dental care procedure. Media, internet, new channels have played a vital role in encouraging people about
dental care, routine visits to dentists. A regular visit to the dentist, and proper cleaning and oral health
maintenance can be your key to a healthy lifestyle.

Perspective of Dentistry

Earlier people had a common belief that visiting a dentist is relevant only after you have a visible tooth or oral
problem like toothache, bleeding gum, broken tooth, etc. But today the entire perspectives of dental care
have undergone a massive change. Today dentists believe in preventive care, routine checkup, regular
cleaning, tests are considered to be a part of a healthy life, even if you do not have any visible complaint with
your teeth.
However, even though the perspective has changed, there is a long way to go to improve awareness among
the mass. People still today tend to avoid and neglect routine checkups if they do not encounter a problem,
but ideally, even according to the Australian Dental Association, you must visit dentists in every six months to
12 months.


What to Expect at Dentists Visit?
Visiting a dentist means you will in general go through a necessary procedure of preventive care and checkup,
which can be segregated into two parts like:

  • Thorough check up of the oral condition
  •  Cleaning of teeth medically termed as oral prophylaxis.


Check Up

When you visit dentists, a dental practitioner generally conducts a thorough examination of your oral
condition to detect if there is any need for treatment.

  • Some of the most common routine checkup procedures include a check for cavities, dental cracks,enamels, gums, etc.
  • In case the dentist detects any sign of cavities yet no visible ones, X-ray can be advised and conducted to verify hidden cavities between teeth.
  •  The procedure of dental examination in any routine visit to dentists may also include test and check for plaque. Plaque is a common condition which happens from acidic food, accumulation of food particles and as a result, a sticky layer of bacteria grows over teeth this requires to be removed timely so that it does not harden to form tartar. Regular flossing along with brushing can help to avoid plaque in the first place.
  • Along with teeth, your gums are also checked for any signs of bleeding, diseases, etc.
  •  Checkup of the tongue along with gum is also conducted by some dentists to check for external signs of diseases like redness, swelling, lump formations, etc.

Common Advice from Dentists Visit

According to dentists around the world, regular dental care can save you from many major oral issues. Dental
care must be a part of your daily normal life. Apart from simple brushing, flossing is also equally important to
avoid the formation of plaque. However, you can always seek for additional is and advice from your dentist for
your oral health about the practices you should maintain. In general, these are some of the general guidelines
for good oral hygiene:

  • Brushing is must every day and brushing twice a day is recommended.
  • Wash your mouth thoroughly after every meal.
  • Use toothpaste, which contains fluoride.
  • Flossing should be a daily habit.
  •  Use a mouthwash daily to keep your oral ph balanced and avoid the formation of plaque.


Apart from this, check for common signs like bad breath, toothache, gum bleeding, swollen gum, etc. and
immediately get a dentist’s opinion before trying any DIY methods.

7.18.2019

After an accident how do you put your life back together

At some point in our lives, most of us unfortunately go through some sort of accident, whether that involves a car crash, slipping down a flight of stairs, or even something as simple as stepping off a kerb wrong and breaking an ankle. Recovery can be difficult, but there are some things you can do to make that tough time a little easier for yourself.

Talk To Your Boss


First of all, talk to your boss. You may feel fine with going back to work straight away, but you may need extra provisions in your office like a new chair, extra breaks so you can move around, or even half days so that you can go home in the afternoons to get some rest or miss the busiest part of your commute. Flexibility is key here: you may be able to work from home, you may be able to take some time off to recover, you may be able to change the specifics of your role for a while. You may be nervous about asking them, but it’s important to make sure that you’re comfortable at work while you recover.

Get What You Deserve
You may feel bad about getting compensation, but the truth is that you deserve to get what is owed to you. If you tripped over a poorly laid paving slab and broke your wrist, you may be entitled to compensation which you can use if you have to take paid time off work or if you have to take taxis instead of driving for a while. Talk to some personal injury lawyers to work out what you might be owed.

Take Some Gentle Exercise


Even if you are in a little pain, it’s important to keep moving, otherwise you will find that it takes you longer to heal. Take some gentle walks around the block, go to a yoga class and amend whatever exercises may be a little tricky for you, and try out swimming - this is a great option because it means that you won’t be putting any pressure on sore injuries or joints. It may be tempting to stay on the couch all day, but in the long run that isn’t the best option.

Talk To A Therapist
It’s important to talk to a therapist if you’re going through a rough time. It will help you develop coping mechanisms that talks with your friends and family won’t be able to help you with, and it will also leave you free during your social occasions to talk about other subjects that might be more enjoyable for not just the people around you but also for yourself. You may have to adapt to a new way of life and a therapist can help with that.

Be Gentle With Yourself


Finally, remember to be kind and gentle with yourself. Push yourself, but not past your limits, and try not to get frustrated with yourself. Remember that your limits may be different to what they used to be, that you will require plenty of rest as you recover, and that you should treat yourself as kindly as you would treat a loved one in a similar situation.

Recovery is never easy - take care of yourself, talk to a therapist, and make some amendments to your life, and you will find that it gets a little less difficult.

7.17.2019

Minimalist Packing for a Family Trip

 

Photo by Elaine Tu on Unsplash
Your long-awaited family trip is just around the corner and you’ve already started to panic because there are too many things you need to take care of? If that sounds way too familiar, be sure to keep on reading because we’re here to help you out! Here are four amazing minimalist packing tips you should take into consideration, so check them out and get down to business!


Always pack as lightly as possible

Packing as lightly as possible is essential, especially when it comes to long flights where you don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on baggage fees. Well, that’s why you should master the art of backpacking. Of course, packing in a backpack is radically different than packing in a suitcase, and the first step is choosing the right backpack. You can always pick one that comes with wheels, so that you don’t have to carry it on your shoulders all the time. Before you start loading it up, make sure to reconsider your must-have list and see if you really need every single item on it, so that you don’t end up with unnecessary weight on your shoulders. On the other hand, carry-on luggage is also a good idea if you want to travel light while saving some money at the same time, so pack your, your husband’s, and your kids’ stuff in two carry-ons and you won’t make a mistake!


Sun protection is a huge must…

Apart from the sunglasses, which are absolutely inevitable when it comes to any family trip, we also have to say that no vacation is complete without sunscreen. This is particularly true when it comes to summer holidays, but you should remember that applying sunscreen is vital throughout the entire year – and not only during summer. Getting a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or 50 is highly recommended, so don’t skip this step and protect your and your kids’ skin against the harmful sun’s rays. No matter if you’re traveling by car or by plane, you must know that sunlight that streams through the windows can lead to terrible sunburn. So, get properly prepared and don’t let anything spoil your family trip!



Wardrobe essentials for every family member

Photo by Jose Soriano on Unsplash
Needless to say, your wardrobe selection will largely depend on your preferred destination, but there definitely are some basics each family member should pack. Some of these are ordinary T-shirts, either monochromatic or printed, denim shorts, a long-sleeve shirt for chilly evenings, a lightweight cardigan, flip-flops, and a pair of comfy shoes appropriate for sightseeing. Of course, swimwear is a must, too, so pack your favorite high waisted bikini bottoms and the matching tops, as well as your husband’s and kids’ swimsuits. Caftan is also a good idea as you can wear it both at the beach and to a nice dinner in the evening. Such a garment is extremely pleasant to wear as it’s usually made from breathable fabrics (that don’t take up much space in your carry-on), so give it a try and you’ll see what we were talking about!


Paper products and first aid supplies



When traveling with your kids, it’s crucial that you have enough napkins, tissues, or paper towels. This is especially true when you have small kids who tend to mess everything up when they eat. Of course, family trips can generally be extremely messy, so get ready for all kinds of spills, sneezes, and calls of nature and pack enough aforementioned paper products – including a few rolls of toilet paper. As for the first aid supplies, you should get copies of all prescriptions, gauze, cotton balls, adhesive bandages, hand sanitizer, saline solution, antiseptic cream, tweezers, a backup pair of glasses, and other similar items. These will make your life much easier in some unforeseen situations and circumstances, so try not to skip any of these. Besides that, if any of you take vitamins or medications regularly, just keep them together with the first aid gear in order to find them easily and you’ll do a great job!


As you can tell, there are a lot of important tips and tricks you should bear in mind if you want to pack in a minimalist manner for an upcoming family trip. These four are certainly the best ones out there, so stick to them no matter what and you’ll accomplish your goal and travel as lightly as possible!




7.16.2019

Your former best friend

2 years ago to this very day I lost my  best friend.
Not to death or illness
since she got married and I was her matron of honor
we never speak like best friends should

She told me I ruined her wedding as it was "all" about me
She said she did not want me there but felt she had to
she asked me to be her MOH.

“miss to unhe Kiya Jata hai Jo dil se dur hote Hain"(you only miss people who are away from your heart.

So I wrote this letter, No I did not send to her as I do not want to make her feel that I am dying for her friendship back even though I am

I miss you. I miss texting you about every single stupid thing that happens in my life.  I miss sending you heinous Snapchats from the bathroom. I miss looking over at you and knowing exactly what you are thinking. I miss your family and the way you used to fill me in on their daily happenings. I miss knowing that at the end of the day I had you, that when push came to shove, no matter how bad the situation might be, I knew you would be there. I miss my person, my other half and my best friend.

I hate that when people ask me how you are doing, and I genuinely don’t know. I hate that our conversations that once used to be so natural and seemingly endless are now filled with awkward silences and formal "how-do-you-dos." I hate that your face, the face I was so accustomed to seeing every single day, has become just another one in the crowd. I hate that we can now go days at a time without speaking to each other and that most of our conversations now start with “I feel like I haven’t talked to you in forever!”.

I'm mad at us for letting our friendship become this far gone. I am mad at us for not fighting harder for the friendship that we had. It wasn’t like most friendships. It was the kind of friendship that neither of us could have anticipated coming to an end. It was us against the world, and now it is nothing. I am mad at us for letting it become nothing but a collection of memories.

I am sad because I don’t even know where to go from here. I don’t know what there is to be said. Nothing really happened to make it change, so how do we fix it? How do I make this horrible yearning for you go away? How do I shake the dreadful feeling of knowing that you are no longer just a phone call away? How do we find a way to fall back together just as easily as we fell apart?

However, even if that is the case, I will never give up hope that we will find our way back to each other, no matter how unlikely that now seems. I will never stop caring about you and wishing you well in life. I will silently smile from a distant sideline as you go out into the world and make a change You will always hold a special place in my heart even though I may no longer hold one in yours. I will never stop looking back on our friendship fondly and will always only have kind things to say.

I don’t know what the future holds for us, but I do know one thing is for certain, I will never find another friend like the friend I found in you. Thank you for everything. I miss you more than you could ever possibly know.

All the best,
Your Former Best Friend
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