Types of thermometers

A thermometer is a device that is used to measure the body temperature. These days, with advancing medical technology, thermometers are available that of different kinds and varying accuracies. In this article, we shall briefly review the types of thermometers that are currently available on the market that are used to measure body temperature in patients who are ill.

1. The traditional mercury thermometer

The traditional thermometer is a small pencil shaped instrument with a mercury filled bulb and a thin glass column placed within a glass body that is graduated with both Fahrenheit and Celsius readings. When placed either...

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Recovery processes

The wisdom teeth can be troublesome if there is a persistent infection, gum problem, misalignment or deformity of the wisdom tooth. In any of such condition, it needs to be extracted.

The wisdom tooth is extracted by your dentist or maxillofacial surgeon at his or her office or clinic. If there are risks of complications it can be extracted at the hospital.

If there is an infection associated with the tooth, antibiotics are given to clear up the infection prior to the removal.

Wisdom teeth extraction procedure

1. Before the wisdom teeth extraction, the dentist gives a local anesthetic...

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Wisdom teeth pain and symptoms

Wisdom teeth removal Wisdom teeth are the ones that arise later on in life. Many a time, they do not cause any symptoms but in some cases they can cause a great deal of discomfort and pain to the patient. In such cases, the removal of the tooth may be required. In this article, we shall briefly review Wisdom teeth, removal of them along with the different symptoms that patients may experience when the teeth are erupting.

Wisdom teeth pain

Wisdom teeth are the third molars in our mouth. They tend to appear in the late teens and sometimes in...

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