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Dr. Christopher Zed on The Connection Between COVID-19 and Facial Pain
Every day doctors are learning more about COVID-19 and the varied impacts it has brought with it. Most recently, scientists have begun to look at the correlation between COVID-19 and facial pain. Concerning, it isn’t just patients with COVID-19 who have begun complaining of increased facial pain and dental symptoms. Scientists have begun to attribute these symptoms to the nature of the pandemic itself.
Dr. Christopher Zed on How AI Can Advance the Medical World
New technological advancements have changed the way we look at medicine, and in turn, that has saved countless lives. Yet, there is still a long way to go in the world of healthcare, and it looks like AI will bring with it the greatest leaps yet.
Dr. Christopher Zed on COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Technology
When COVID-19 hit, it changed the world as we know it. Humanity has worked hard to adapt to the changes and challenges it has brought with it, yet there will always be a lingering impact. It’s essential to know how COVID-19 will impact healthcare technology. In 2020 and 2021, telemedicine had never been so big. Yet, it was the only practical and safe way for many patients to
Dr. Christopher Zed on Teaching Children the Importance of Dental Hygiene
Proper oral hygiene starts young, and it all begins with the lessons our parents instill in us. It’s essential for children to learn good oral hygiene habits as early as possible. Ideally, these habits will carry long into adulthood — and prevent problems down the line.
Dr. Christopher Zed on Emerging Technologies in Dentistry
New innovations allow for dramatic changes across the board, resulting in a more comfortable trip to the dentist. While this venture may never be fun for some, it is still refreshing knowing that so much work is going into patient care.
Dr. Christopher Zed on The Dangers of Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard
When it comes to dental care, far too many people believe that as long as they brush their teeth twice daily that they are all set. The concept of proper brushing techniques never even crosses their minds. Unfortunately, brushing techniques do have an impact on overall oral health. There is such a thing as brushing too hard — and it is all too common.
Dr. Christopher Zed on Oral Hygiene Best Practices for Overall Health
Good oral health makes your smile more attractive. Strong teeth and gums also make it possible to chew your food and get proper nutrition. While you may already know a few things about brushing your teeth, it always helps to know more ways that you can continue to improve your health by caring for your mouth.
Dr. Christopher Zed on Choosing a Career in Technology
Technology plays an essential role in virtually every industry, including the healthcare and personal security industries. Because technology advances at such an incredible pace, people who are adept with it can enjoy rewarding careers that never become stale or uninteresting. Here’s what people entering the tech field need to know about careers in technology to make smart decisions about their future career paths.
Dr. Christopher Zed on The Damaging Effects of Jaw Clenching and Teeth Grinding
The medical term for clenching, gnashing, or grinding the teeth is bruxism. This can happen overnight while sleeping or when a person is awake. When a person deals with continual or acute bruxism, it can have a negative impact on their health. Here are some consequences of prolonged, untreated bruxism.
Dr. Christopher Zed on How Oral Hygiene Impacts the Whole Body
Although it may seem insignificant compared to other body parts, such as the heart or lungs, the mouth is one of the best indications of an individual’s health. The teeth and gums are heavily interconnected with other parts of the body, and as such, they can be used to determine non-mouth-related issues. Similarly, poor oral health can be a significant cause of seemingly unrelated health problems.
Dr. Christopher Zed on Why Small Businesses Should be Taking Advantage of Machine Learning
Machine learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are picking up steam in most industries. Most businesses hardly understand the value that the two techs can bring to their organizations. Machine learning involves analyzing data to make it more meaningful in solving complex issues. As a result, it helps organizations elevate their businesses to greater heights through improved performance and scalability.
Dr. Christopher Zed on Is There Such a Thing as Using Too Much Toothpaste?
Brushing our teeth is a relatively mindless part of the day. People usually don’t even notice how much toothpaste they are using. The CDC has recently released a study that children are prone to using too much toothpaste when brushing. Children and adults may need to be more careful.
Dr. Christopher Zed on What are Dental Veneers and Do They Work? | Vancouver, Canada
Dental veneers are thin shells made of natural materials, or “veneers” cemented over a tooth’s front. They are most often used to correct cosmetic flaws in teeth such as chips, stains, gaps between teeth, misshaped cusps, and canines. Veneers are so effective because they flawlessly mask imperfections in teeth by matching color and shape while also eradicating stains.
Dr. Christopher Zed on How Future Physicians are Trained with AI | Vancouver, Canada
The medical field is quickly evolving with the advent of AI. Physicians are being trained on how to use artificial intelligence in medical education. Artificial Intelligence Training in Medical Education discusses the benefits of using AI, changing healthcare, and what this means for physicians today.
Dr. Christopher Zed on How Does Dental Insurance Work? | Vancouver, Canada
Dental insurance is an additional type of insurance that helps consumers afford the high costs of regular and emergency dental care. An individual or family pays a flat rate to receive coverage for services up to that price. The customer is paying for peace of mind regarding dental treatments.