From Today's Featured Entry: Dentistry
Dentistry is the science concerned with the origin, development,
structure and function of the teeth, jaws, and mouth, as well as the
prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in these areas.
Someone who has the skills and a state license to practice
dentistry is known as a dentist. As part of their responsibilities,
dentists repair and restore teeth, replace missing teeth, fix
deformities and injuries of the teeth, and detect (Full article...)
Featured Blog Entry: Living with Disabilities: Ways to Live More Independently
According to statistics from England’s National Health Service,
around one in five adults in the UK are disabled and more
significantly, one million of these individuals live by themselves. As
particularly distressing as this latter statistic is, for many the
situation is further compounded by having the “obese” label added to
them. To qualify for this (if you’ll forgive this rather blunt term) your
Body Mass Index (BMI) needs to be above... (Full article...)
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