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Virtual Communication and Technology…

Join us at the SPEAKEASY for a **Free** 1 hour Continuing Education Zoom event Virtual Communication and Technology Collaboration A recent organizing collaboration between DocPatient, a healthcare business listing/digital campaign and advertisement company and , a private post-secondary vocational training school is opening up conversations in Zoom meetings using virtual communication and technology that are unlike any in the country. It is rare to see the merging of healthcare disciplines and stakeholders for such open and harmonious discussions. Lessons are being learned, friends are being made, and uncomfortable yet necessary discussions are being had. The SPEAKEASY is emerging as a group of leaders that need intelligent ears to share their wisdom and knowledge with. Virtual Communication and Technology made this..

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COVID-19 Zoom Meeting

Join us with your favorite drink for a relaxing evening at a SPEAKEASY COVID-19 Zoom meeting. Our last meeting was a great success with lots of sharing, laughter, encouragement, and empowerment.   This next meeting promises participant sharing of experiences and data surrounding COVID-19 such as infection rates, mobidity, mortality, socioeconomics, and the pyschological effects of this crisis. You will find all types at the SPEAKEASY! This is a place where you will rub elbows with: C-suite leaders of healthcare companies Operators and Administrators Doctors Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals Biomedical and Technical Services Environmental Specialists Compliance Officers Vocational Schools Students Remote Patient Monitoring Telehealth/Telemedicine Healthcare Vendors Financial Professionals Venture Capitalists Marketers/Liaisons People affected by chronic illness and/or COVID-19..

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What are the Benefits…

Misaligned and badly spaced teeth are a serious defect in one’s smile. A good smile is so essential in the modern society that people who do not possess one start losing self-esteem. Many start shunning social functions for this reason seriously handicapping their social life. A good smile is also a definite plus in landing a job. Misaligned teeth have other serious effects. They can affect your bite-you may not be able to close your upper and lower jaws properly because the teeth may not mate well. Apart from marring your smile, misaligned teeth can make chewing difficult. You may also not be able to pronounce some types of words properly.  Orthodontic Treatment with Conventional Braces Braces are an excellent..

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Comparing Porcelain Fused To…

When it comes to getting chipped or stained teeth restored with crowns, your dentist may give you an option between choosing a porcelain-fused-to-metal or an all-porcelain crown. However, this choice is not easy for many people as they are not aware of the pros and cons of each crown material. This article provides you with a comparison of both porcelain-fused-to-metal and all-porcelain crowns so that you can make an informed decision the next time you’re presented with a choice.  Porcelain-Fused-To-Metal Versus All-Porcelain Crowns To understand the difference between both these crown materials, it is best to make a comparison of their properties: Esthetics – porcelain crowns are prepared entirely from tooth-colored ceramic materials. Therefore, they provide the lifelike and naturally pleasant appearance to the teeth which they restore. In the case..

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Why is wisdom teeth…

Has your dentist told you that you need to get one of your wisdom teeth removed? If yes, then you might be wondering when, and why do wisdom teeth need to be taken out. This article explains everything you need to know about the removal of wisdom teeth.  The Wisdom Teeth The third molars or the wisdom teeth are the last ones among all the permanent teeth to erupt into the oral cavity. Usually, they come between the , when people have matured, and hence their name.  According to the  wisdom teeth help chew if they erupt in optimal occlusion and alignment with the other teeth in the jaw. However, this is not always the case, and wisdom often fails to eruptnormally. This can lead to various complication, some of which can cause severe damage.  Therefore, wisdom..

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What are the benefits…

After being used for decades, metal braces continue to be one of the most popular orthodontic treatments. Braces consist of brackets, bands, and wires, which work together to guide teeth into their proper positions. We can help you decide if braces are right for you. Traditional braces offer many benefits, including: • Affordability: conventional braces tend to be the least expensive orthodontic treatment. • Versatility: braces can be used to correct virtually any type of malocclusion or misalignment. • Strength: the metal of conventional braces is extremely strong and highly unlikely to break or become damaged. • No risk of staining: ceramic and clear materials can become discolored when exposed to tobacco or certain foods or drinks, but metal stays the..

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When should you take…

Children should have an orthodontic screening by the time they are seven, according to the American Association of Orthodontists. While not all children need orthodontic treatment, early interventions can help guide the growth of the jaw and reduce the extent of later treatment. Taking your kids to the orthodontist can be a positive experience for the both of you. At your child’s first orthodontic appointment, the dentist will examine their teeth and bite. Even though your child’s baby teeth might look straight, not all bite problems are obvious. Some symptoms that could indicate the presence of a bite problem, such as: • Losing baby teeth earlier or later than usual• Thumb-sucking or tongue-thrusting• Teeth that meet abnormally• Grinding or clenching..

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What are the different…

The term PPE has become so popular today because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But in reality, the term PPE has been around for ages and not only in the healthcare industry. PPE is also used in mining, emergency response, military and law enforcement, fire services and even in your common workplace. This is why you will find that the number of PPE types vary between industries. Some articles will write about the 4 types of PPE. Some will say there are 8 types of PPE. Here will talk about 7 types of PPE in the healthcare industry: Gloves Gloves cover the hands and wrists, and offer skin protection when exposed to blood, secretions, bodily fluids or excretions and when handling contaminated..

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What does PPE stand…

You may be hearing a widely-used term nowadays called PPE. Here's what PPE stands for: (PPE)  is an abbreviation for Personal Protective Equipment.                    Personal protective equipment in the healthcare field is used for infection control. PPE acts as a significant barrier between infectious materials and the skin, eyes, mouth or nose. This barrier has the possibility to block the transmission of contaminants from bodily fluids, blood or respiratory secretions to the person that wears it so this barrier decreases any chance of touching and being exposed to germs. PPE also helps to protect those people at a high risk of picking up infections, such as those with a medical condition, as an example immunodeficiency, from being exposed to potentially infectious..

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