Day: May 17, 2021

DENTAL

Dentist Mankato | Cosmetic Dentistry

Welcome to Our Dental Office!

For more than fifteen years, Dr. Kalina has served families in the Mankato area with comprehensive, modern dental care and personalized service.

Our team is dedicated to the needs of the entire family, including children, teens, adults, and seniors. Using the latest research and technology, Dr. Kalina can perform many traditional procedures in a way that is comfortable and minimally invasive.  For example, using dental lasers, Dr. Kalina can treat tooth decay, prepare teeth for restorative care, and sculpt or reduce gum tissue – with utmost ease and comfort!

Building a foundation of trust is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits. Our entire team is committed to providing exceptional, personalized care in a relaxed environment in order to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

Our conveniently located Mankato office uses the latest

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DENTAL

Dental Offices | Gentle Dental of Pennsylvania

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    Before last week I had only ever gone to the same dentist since I was born. However, since they were only a pediatric dentist I had to stop seeing them once I turned 19 and had to find a new dentist that I could put all my trust into. When I found gentle dental on google, I read all the reviews and decided to give it a shot. I planned an opening patient appointment to see if I liked the office and…

    Takyra K.

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    The staff at Gentle Dentle remember all my family individually, we have a daughter who is special needs-they were great with her! It’s exactly what a great dentist office should be.

    Marie L.

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    I use to have dental anxiety until I started going to Gentle Dental of Springfield. From the minute I walked in the door until I checked out they were nothing

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    DENTAL

    Dental Implants Procedure, Cost, Types, Problems & Safe

    What happens before, during, and after dental implant surgery?

    During the consult and planning stage, the dental surgeon will visually examine the site in the mouth where a dental implant is being considered as well as look at dental imaging studies (X-rays, panoramic films, and/or CT scans). At this time, the quality and quantity of jawbone is assessed to determine if more bone is needed at the site. Once it has been established that a dental implant can be placed in the desired location, the patient will return for surgical procedures for the dental implant(s). During all surgical procedure appointments, the patient is usually given local anesthetic to numb the surgical area as well as any other sedatives necessary for comfort and anxiety.

    The first stage of oral surgery often involves a tooth or teeth extraction. Oftentimes, the site of a dental implant still has an existing damaged tooth

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    EXERCISE

    4 Options to Try for Relief

    Vertigo is the feeling that you’re spinning when you’re standing still. Or, it may feel like your surroundings are moving, even though they’re not. While vertigo can quickly become frustrating and get in the way of your day-to-day activities, there are exercises that can provide relief.

    Before reviewing these exercises, it’s important to note that there are two kinds of vertigo:

    • Peripheral vertigo is caused by a problem in the inner ear or vestibular nerve. It accounts for about 93 percent of all vertigo cases.
    • Central vertigo is caused by a problem in the brain.

    Vertigo exercises are designed to treat peripheral vertigo caused by benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).

    This is a condition that happens when small calcium carbonate crystals from another part of your ear enter the semicircular canal of your inner ear. These exercises help to redistribute those crystals.

    If you have central vertigo or peripheral vertigo

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    FITNESS

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    TREATMENT

    COVID treatment has improved, but many wish for an easy pill | National News

    If Priscila Medina had gotten COVID-19 a year ago, she would have had no treatments proven safe and effective to try. But when the 30-year-old nurse arrived at a Long Island hospital last month, so short of breath she could barely talk, doctors knew just what to do.

    They quickly arranged for her to get a novel drug that supplies virus-blocking antibodies, and “by the next day I was able to get up and move around,” she said. After two days, “I really started turning the corner. I was showering, eating, playing with my son.”

    Treatments like these can help newly diagnosed patients avoid hospitalization, but they are grossly underused because they require an IV. Other medicines for sicker patients can speed recovery, but only a few improve survival.

    While vaccines are helping to curb the pandemic, easier and better treatments are needed, especially as virus variants spread.

    “We’re seeing

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    TREATMENT

    What’s new | COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

    Last Updated: April 21, 2021

    The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Treatment Guidelines is published in an electronic format that can be updated in step with the rapid pace and growing volume of information regarding the treatment of COVID-19.

    The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel (the Panel) is committed to updating this document to ensure that health care providers, patients, and policy experts have the most recent information regarding the optimal management of COVID-19 (see the Panel Roster for a list of Panel members).

    New Guidelines sections and recommendations and updates to existing Guidelines sections are developed by working groups of Panel members. All recommendations included in the Guidelines are endorsed by a majority of Panel members (see the Introduction for additional details on the Guidelines development process).

    Major revisions to the Guidelines within the last month are as follows:

    April 21, 2021

    New Sections of the Guidelines

    Outpatient Management of Acute

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