The Boss Has Started Some New Ads

Of course I never thought about this sort of thing, but just about every car dealer in the country advertises on TV and my boss is the same as all of the others. However he is not the one who does that, he has all sorts of other stuff to do. At any rate he has a couple of really good looking women who have gotten the task. One of them showed up the other day and her teeth were unnaturally bright and shiny. She had been to a Denver cosmetic dentist and had something done to them. I think it is called bonding or something like that. We all started to make jokes about getting blinded, but the other girl realized that she was going to need to do the same thing. Continue reading “The Boss Has Started Some New Ads”

Trying to Determine if You Are Allergic to Gluren

We have been parents for a short time and right now we are wondering if Robbie has some sort of allergy. In particular it seems like he is displaying some of the typical gluten allergy symptoms and we are going to talk to our doctor about what we do to find out if it is true or not. In fact he could have these symptoms for other reasons and it is not an allergy at all. The same symptoms are quite common and could be caused by a lot of other problems. They are pretty worrisome since Robbie is so young and he has lost a lot of weight due to the vomiting and the diarrhea. It has been going on for some time and Lynn realized that it seems to have coincided with the time frame when we were starting to feed Robbie normal food. At least that is what we were told. Of course you do not want to just start a child on table food immediately. Continue reading “Trying to Determine if You Are Allergic to Gluren”

What’s All the Fuss About Phytoceramide Supplements?

One thing you notice as the years slip by is how much your skin starts to look like your mom’s skin. I noticed my mom’s skin losing its elasticity and firmness years ago. She actually got a facelift. It does make her look like she pretty much instantly took 20 years off of the look of her face, but that is too extreme for me. Since I am 22 years younger than my mother, I wanted to get started doing something to protect my skin’s integrity now. That is why I got interested in phytoceramide supplement choices.

I heard about them on that doctor show on TV. Continue reading “What’s All the Fuss About Phytoceramide Supplements?”

Causes of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

The precise cause of type 1 diabetes is not known. What has been determined is that the body’s immune system eliminates it’s own islet cells in the pancreas. The function of the islet cells are to produce insulin. Once the cells are destroyed, the body makes little to no insulin.

Without insulin, the body can’t provide adequate energy to tissues and muscles. When a healthy, non type 1 person eats the pancreas produces normal insulin and it is sent to the bloodstream. From that point, it makes the rounds through the cells in the body and provides the required energy vital for normal function. The liver also plays a vital role in storing and producing insulin. Whenever your insulin levels are running low, the liver will pick up the slack and change stored insulin into back into normal glucose. This lowers the blood sugar and keeps it a normal level.

Because type 1 diabetes there is not enough glucose for the conversion to occur, the normal functions mentioned above do not occur. Rather than being transported back into the bloodstream, the glucose increases to high levels. The high levels of glucose can lead to damaging and potentially fatal consequences. Often, people who have diabetes may have to wear special shoes, such as those found at, to encourage proper circulation and prevent issues related to diabetes.

The most common form of diabetes is type 2. Of all diagnosed cases, only 5 to 10% are non type 2. With this type, the body does produce insulin just not enough for proper use. There can be many causes related to this type of diabetes. It can be a single cause or several factors may contribute to the disease.

Anybody can get type 2 but there are certain factors that may contribute. For example, people who are overweight or morbidly obese are at a high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Also, people who are inactive or have a genetic predisposition are at risk. Certain ethnic groups are at a higher risk as well. Type 2 diabetes does not form overnight. You will go through an insulin resistant phase, also known as pre-diabetic, prior to full onset diabetes. It can take an individual years to discover that they have type 2 diabetes.

Getting Botox for the First Time

Last week, my friends and I went to a dermatologist. Many of them had gone before, but it was my first time. All of us decided to get Botox. It was kind of like a party in a sense. It was nice to go with people I knew, especially because it was my first time. We went to the Lancaster Skin Center, and I’m so glad that we did. It was the perfect place to go, especially for someone who is new to that type of experience.

I was really pleased with the way the doctors and nurses treated us. They were really friendly and knowledgeable. In addition to that, they spent extra time reassuring me that everything was going to be okay. To say that I was a little scared is an understatement. I was really nervous because I didn’t know what to expect. It turns out that all of that worry and concern was unfounded. I think I was just scared of the unknown. Continue reading “Getting Botox for the First Time”

Working on a Skin Care Blog

I have started to think about working on a little web page about skin care, that is something that I have been interested since I was in high school. I am not really sure how to go about some of the aspects of the job, but I have just finished looking at some revitol phytoceramides reviews. I just spent some time looking around the web for content and it is obvious that there is a lot of work that can be done to make it clearer how to go about the task of cleaning out your pores. It is not so difficult for you to figure out that you have to spend a lot of time trying to gauge what is effective in removing the greasy stuff from your face. What works for me is not necessarily going to work for you, so you have to figure that out for yourself.

In fact there is all sorts of stuff about this out on the web, but it is not easy to separate fact from fiction. The truth is that every person has a different type of skin and different complexions. The solution is going to change from person to person, so you are going to have to experiment and see what works best for you. I have seen this with my friends. One of them will claim that some method is awesome and for them it works perfectly. However when you try it the results are not anywhere near as great for you. That is just how it is going to be some of the time. You have to check out different things and see what is going to work for the skin that you have. I am trying to determine how you best know where to begin right now.

Boosting My Self Confidence with Teeth Whitening

I have been self concious about my teeth my entire life. I just never thought they were white enough. I always studied other peoples teeth and wondered what I was doing wrong. My teeth were just not that white. I brushed and flossed every day. I had all of the specialty toothpastes and mouth rinses. I did the tissue test after every brushing and was always dissapointed. As a final ditch effort, I decided to try teeth whitening in Singapore.

This was a great idea. My teeth are so much whiter. The appointment was simple. I called to set up a convient time for me. The staff made me feel so welcome. They were friendly and polite during the entire visit.

I got there a few minutes early and filled out all of the needed paperwork. The wait was brief and I was in the chair within minutes. Continue reading “Boosting My Self Confidence with Teeth Whitening”

Increasing Dental Patient Retention

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The key to running a successful dental practice involves a number of strategies, among them retaining your existing base of patients to ensure a promising future. However, this is never easy because studies have shown that it costs up to 6 times more to get new patients compared to retaining existing patients. Keeping loyal patients is also important because many of them are unlikely to switch to another provider. In fact a large majority will return back and tell friends and family about your practice. Below are 5 strategies that can help your dental practice retain patient’s:

1. Every encounter is important: Every encounter at the dental clinic is crucial in developing a lasting relationship between the service provider and patient. You can make all your encounters count by sharpening your communication skills and being skilled at what you do. Communication includes taking advantage of the social media to communicate with your patient’s.

2. Cultivate loyalty: Patient loyalty is highly critical, if you want to maintain a vibrant dental practice. Because loyal patients are more likely to respond quickly to reminders such as check-ups, teeth cleaning and other services. Loyalty involves a number of issues, including building positive feelings and creating a mutual connection between the dental staff and patients.

3. Treat patients with respect: a dental practice that wants to retain patients must cultivate a culture of respect by ensuring visitors, patients and their family members do not feel like they are interrupting operations in a busy dental office.

4. Pay close attention to your patient’s needs and concerns: successful dental practice should always pay attention to patient needs by listening to their concerns and offering practical solutions where possible, even if the issue at hand is trivial or less important.

5. Act proactively at your patients behest: It is very important to anticipate that problems and obstacles may arise at one time or the other and avoid the habit of constantly reacting to situations. Understanding this crucial fact will help you make a proactive move that will help you retain patients and cement trust. For example, if a group of patients from a particular company have an insurance that is about to change. It is important to act proactively, because failure on your part can impact your patient retention strategy.

Marketing Your Dental Practice
The whole strategy of retaining patients in a dental practice goes hand-in-hand with the marketing strategies. Some of the strategies that can help overturn a patient slump and turn it into growth over a short span of time include; ensuring patient convenience and training the front desk. To prioritize the needs of your patient to ensure treatment convenience, make sure your appointments do not greatly interfere with your patients jobs. Some of the best times to consider under such circumstances include weekends, early morning and after work hours. Lastly, first impressions can make or break a practice. For this reason, it is important to train the team at your front desk team on issues like telephone etiquette.

Contributed by Kelly Schwartz of Schwartz Consulting Group. Kelly Schwartz helps dentists across the country improve patient retention, front desk processes, and reduce expenses.

I Cannot Believe How Thick My Lashes Are

Thin eyelashes are not fun at all. I am not the type of person who spends a fortune at the hair salon and spa to make myself look beautiful, so it is even harder for me to have eyelashes that are hard to see unless I apply a lot of eye makeup to them. I don’t like doing that, so I used to just suffer through it. I no longer have to do that though after doing a search for Wimpernserum. A friend of mine told me about her cousin who used an eyelash serum, and the results were nothing short of amazing.

I tend to not go crazy over things that I cannot see firsthand for myself, but I trust this friend and knew she would not tell me that if she hadn’t seen the difference for herself. She wasn’t able to reach her cousin to see what kind of eyelash serum she used, which is why I went online to read up on the different kinds. Continue reading “I Cannot Believe How Thick My Lashes Are”

Pills Was a Smarter Choice for Me

I try to be positive about my body, but when I looked in the mirror, I was so very unhappy with the way certain parts of my body looked. But the issue is that plastic surgery is really expensive. Who has $1,000 to simply remove some freckles or $20,000 to change the size of your breasts when you have children and a home to take care of? I sure don’t. I was reading online about breast enhancement pills and I wondered if they would work for me. I wondered if I should go get some price quotes from a surgeon first and to see if they had a payment plan. I did not know the answer, and I was on the path to find out.

I did a lot of research to see who the best surgeons are in my area. If I was going to talk to anyone, I wanted them to be the best. Continue reading “Pills Was a Smarter Choice for Me”

What Helped Both of Us Lose Weight

When my coworker came back to work after her maternity leave, I was pretty surprised at how she looked. I have been around a lot of women who have been pregnant, and very few looked as good as she did. I couldn’t hold back my questions, but she did not take offense. I really did want to know how she managed to lose her pregnancy weight and come back looking better than ever, and she told me that all the credit goes to a free diet plan that she had downloaded from the Internet.

She told me that she had been feeling fat and ugly instead of happy, and she knew she needed to do something about it. Continue reading “What Helped Both of Us Lose Weight”

A Crack in the Tooth Filling

While eating one day, one of my tooth fillings became cracked. I had the tooth filled years ago after getting a root canal. I was hesitant to go back to the dentist because I didn’t have such a pleasant experience when I initially had the tooth filled. My hesitation caused the cracked filling to become infected, and at that point, I had no choice but to seek help. I didn’t want to go back to the same dentist, so I looked for Albuquerque endodontic retreatment.

The infection caused a lot of pain in my mouth. I was able to dull the pain a little bit with some over the counter medication, but it was still pretty bad. Continue reading “A Crack in the Tooth Filling”