Dissolvable stitches are a type of suture that physicians insert into the mouths of patients after certain types of oral surgeries. They are especially formulated to be decomposed by the body either rapidly or slowly, de... More »

According to HowStuffWorks, dissolvable stitches sometimes do not dissolve when portions of the stitches are located outside of the body. In these cases, patients should see a doctor about possibly having the exposed sti... More »

According to the brand’s official website, Oral-B is a global leader in the toothbrush market. Oral-B, a Procter & Gamble product, was founded by Dr. Robert Hutson in 1950. The need for toothbrushes with softer bristles ... More »

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To recover from hammertoe surgery, patients may need to use crutches or special shoes, keep their feet elevated at heart level and take care of the stitches, according to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. St... More »

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Medicare patients can determine the Medicare coverage for particular surgeries by using a search engine for services on the Medicare website, reports Medicare.gov. They can also consult a list of covered services on the ... More »

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Doctors prescribe nystatin, an antifungal mouthwash, for adults who have mild cases of thrush, according to MedicineNet. Commercial over-the-counter mouthwashes sometimes disrupt the balance of the mouth's micro-organism... More »

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To find a good oral surgeon in the region, ask for recommendations, check reputation and experience, consider payment plans and verify professional associations. Oral surgeons are basically doctors that diagnose and trea... More »

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