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How Much Do Dentures Cost Without Insurance

According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about ⅓ of Americans are not covered by dental insurance. The reason for this is they see dental health as merely a “middle priority” says a Cigna study in 2014. Unfortunately, as we age, our need for dental health increases, particularly for dentures. Hence, it’s not surprising

Have Healthy Teeth and Gums Without Paying Too Much

Healthy teeth and gums are essential even if your pocket is quite unhealthy.  Taking it for granted just because you are broke is not a valid excuse and might even cost you so much in the long run. Unhealthy gums and teeth might lead to various diseases. Aside from potential deterioration of your dental health,

10 Delicious Food That Keeps Your Mouth Healthy

We have been taught right from the get-go that calcium is crucial for teeth and bone development. However, when the topic best source of calcium comes up, we automatically assume milk, cheese, and other dairy products. While there’s a lot of truth to that, given that dairy products provide about 20 to 30% of our

What Exactly is Wuhan Coronavirus and How Can We Prevent It?

17 years after the deadly SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and 7 years after the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) Coronavirus, the world is once again facing the threat of a deadly pandemic. What we know about the Wuhan Coronavirus Officially known as the 2019 – Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), Wuhan Coronavirus is a zoonotic virus

Dental & Medical Care for College-Ready Teens

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re the parent of a high school senior, you likely know that the stress of college applications and acceptance is high in the spring semester. Most college applications went out in December, and while your soon-to-be graduate is anxiously awaiting his or her acceptance letters this April, you can help them get a head

Welcome to Your DFW, Waco, & San Antonio Health Care Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Welcome to Medico M.D. We offer both medical and dental care in our family practices, so you and your loved ones will only need to make one stop for all of your necessary health care. This brings a whole new level of convenience for families in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, Waco, and San Antonio.

Battling Flu Season

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Our Best Tips to Protect Your Family from the Flu Like it or not, flu season is here. So what is the best way to protect your family this flu season?

Top Four Dental Problems For The Elderly

People become more vulnerable to several dental problems as they age. However, old age is not always the major cause of these issues. In fact, the major causes of dental problems for the elderly are cancer and diabetes. And to make matters worse, the use of certain medications to treat certain diseases contributes to the

How are Dental Sealants Applied?

We are taught from a very young age the importance of brushing and flossing our teeth to prevent cavities and we should all continue that practice throughout our lives. However, it’s not easy, especially as a youngster, to reach every nook and cranny to clean out stray food and bacteria. To help in that cause

4 Effective Flu Prevention and Treatment Tips

While catching the flu might seem like a minor inconvenience to some people, and others are fortunate to rarely encounter it, influenza is a very serious and highly contagious respiratory illness. Did you know that the flu pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than World War One? Today, the US sees about 9-32 million cases

The Importance of Seeing a Mercury-Free Dentist in San Antonio

The Importance of Seeing a Mercury-Free Dentist in San Antonio It’s not news that mercury is unsafe.  Although this metal was once used in medications, we now know that if ingested, inhaled, or absorbed through the skin in large enough doses, it can cause mercury poisoning.  This could lead to symptoms like headache, insomnia, weakness,

How do You Know if You Have a Thyroid Problem?

How can you tell if you have a thyroid problem?  Your thyroid is a gland in the neck that produces hormones responsible for regulating functions involved with metabolism.  When it malfunctions, it could start overproducing (hyperthyroidism) or underproducing (hypothyroidism) needed hormones, resulting in a slew of unwanted side effects and threatening your health. 

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