Primary Teeth – Teeth Whitening Ireland http://teethwhiteningireland.com/ Fri, 18 Nov 2022 18:32:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-1.png Primary Teeth – Teeth Whitening Ireland http://teethwhiteningireland.com/ 32 32 Don’t Breathe 3 Theories About What’s Next https://teethwhiteningireland.com/dont-breathe-3-theories-about-whats-next/ Fri, 18 Nov 2022 17:46:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/dont-breathe-3-theories-about-whats-next/ Stephen Lang shocked crowds as the blind man in Fede Alvarez in 2016 don’t breathe. don’t breathe was a horror-infused thriller from the hand of Norman Nordstrom, a lean, mean, and ruthless killing machine. Neither remorse nor regret was part of his vocabulary, and Lang nailed the role. However, this came as little surprise to […]]]>

Stephen Lang shocked crowds as the blind man in Fede Alvarez in 2016 don’t breathe. don’t breathe was a horror-infused thriller from the hand of Norman Nordstrom, a lean, mean, and ruthless killing machine. Neither remorse nor regret was part of his vocabulary, and Lang nailed the role. However, this came as little surprise to Alvarez.


And he proved that to be true. Stephen Lang didn’t just play a character. He turned into a Nordstrom character. And audiences have paid handsomely to see this caliber of talent on the big screen. Variety Noted don’t breathe the opening raised $26.1 million from a production price of $9.8 million.

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The success of the first film followed by a sequel. Don’t breathe 2 hit theaters on August 13, 2021. However, given the rather conclusive nature of the initial film, some fans were curious as to what might happen in the sequel. In the end, while Nordstrom was essentially the same, his life kind of took a turn. In the first film, Norman, a Navy SEAL vet, lived a life of isolation after returning home an injured man.

However, the war isn’t the only thing that would take something away from Norm. He brandishes a scar on his heart, the result of an inexplicable tragedy. This is how he became an emotional mine. But, unfortunately for those who met him, the tragedy had dulled his vision and his sympathies but not his senses. He was the epitome of the book that couldn’t be judged by its cover.


Where no breathe 2 left

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Don’t breathe 2 takes place several years after the conclusion of the first. However, in this movie, Nordstrom seems to be in a happier place. Why shouldn’t it be? He has made a family. And he fiercely protects his new charge. Viewers of the first film know that Lang lost her child to an accident. So, given these details, the existence of a child who called him dad was curious.

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But it doesn’t take long before everyone finds out who young Phoenix (Madelyn Grace) is. And it is this unveiled truth that triggers action. As the action progresses, one thing remains true; Norman is always vicious. He still possesses a deadly skill set allowing him to take on anyone in any situation, no matter the cause. But considering all factors, the slight change in character, purpose, and Lang’s ability to execute this makes the sequel as compelling as the first.

Anyone who has invested 98 minutes of their time understands that in all practicality, Don’t breathe 2 sealed the fate of Nordstrom. Thus, of equal surprise is the speech of a third film. One can imagine that the jaws parted when it was announced that Stephen Lang is preparing a sequel. And indeed, with such an announcement comes a new set of questions, the main one being where a third installment might take its fans.

Don’t Breathe Theory 3: A Backstory

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Viewers got a bit of backstory in Don’t breathe. Most have an idea of ​​how Norman lost his sight. We know how he lost his family. However, moviegoers didn’t get a full story. How did Norman turn into a super survivor with sadistic tendencies? What was Nordstrom like as a NavySEAL? Was he ruthless by nature or pushed there by circumstances? Another episode might just answer those questions.

It is possible that the third episode will pick up the story instead of moving forward. Lang’s loyal fans would love to see how he would pull off a younger Nordstrom. It could be quite intriguing. And that would fill in some holes.

Don’t Breathe Theory 3: Rocky Returns

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Rocky (Jane Levy) is the survivor of the first segment. Unfortunately, she took quite a few hits like Norm brutally showed her no mercy. In one particularly gruesome scene, she seems to mean nothing more to Norman than a meaty punching bag. You could say that Rocky survived by the skin of his teeth and with the help of his friend and some survival instincts. However, she is also a mother herself. Unfortunately, she and her crew have found the wrong house.

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But now Rocky knows something the world doesn’t: Lang’s secret. Not only was he holding captive the woman responsible for the death of his child, he was going to force her to carry his baby. So now she has to live with that and her friend’s death, so maybe the trauma is too big to ignore. Although she flew off into the sunset with her daughter, there might be more to review here. Rocky could very well come back to face old Norm.

Don’t Breathe Theory 3: Phoenix Needs Help From Her Dear Old Daddy

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Phoenix made it clear that she had an affinity for the old man which, in some ways, held her captive. Given Phoenix’s family dynamic, some may view Norm’s caring for the young child as kindness. Buy, take away these dynamics, then exactly how loving and sane the old man’s demeanor. However, knowing that Tara has taken on the name Phoenix indicates that she has a special place in her heart for Norm. He became like a real father to her. Is it the Stockholm syndrome at stake? Well, the jury is still out on that one. But his willingness to go all the way to death’s door to protect her had caused many to gush, including the young Phoenix.

For now, all Phoenix knows is that those old ties are dissolved. She left behind what she thought was a dead Nordstrom. But Phoenix might find that Norman is still kicking in the future. And she could enlist him to join forces when she has to face bad guys.

While any of these may seem doable, it’s theoretical at best. And there’s no real way to determine what a third segment would entail aside from breadcrumb clues that Lang or other members of the project might drop. So for the moment, a third component has only been sketched out. But if things fall together, it’ll be worth seeing how Lang could pull off another stellar performance from a story that many believe is already over.

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Mitch McConnell faces his first mutiny. https://teethwhiteningireland.com/mitch-mcconnell-faces-his-first-mutiny/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 02:00:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/mitch-mcconnell-faces-his-first-mutiny/ Senate Republicans’ weekly Tuesday luncheon typically lasts about an hour and a half, with members in and out as they please. A week after the 2022 mid-sessions, it lasted three and a half hours. There were no hobbies to be had. Republicans, of course, failed to retake the Senate this election cycle, and in their […]]]>

Senate Republicans’ weekly Tuesday luncheon typically lasts about an hour and a half, with members in and out as they please. A week after the 2022 mid-sessions, it lasted three and a half hours. There were no hobbies to be had.

Republicans, of course, failed to retake the Senate this election cycle, and in their long-running and “living” discussion — to use one of the senators’ own euphemisms — about why, Florida Sen. Rick Scott made an announcement: He would challenge Mitch McConnell for Republican leader.

It’s the first challenge McConnell has faced in his 16 years at the top of the Republican conference. And if McConnell is to be believed, he doesn’t stand a chance.

“I think the outcome is pretty clear,” McConnell said at a post-lunch press conference that was notably absent from a member of management. (Scott is chairman of the Republican National Senate Committee.) “I have the votes, I will be elected, the only question is whether we will make it sooner or later.”

It’s all part of a post-election scramble that has Republicans across Congress pointing fingers at each other. In the House, where Republicans are poised to hold a narrow majority, there is much gnashing of teeth over who will lead and how. But in the Senate, it is more surprising to see such a scene of mutiny.

No one had really predicted that Tuesday’s protest-fueled lunch would stretch until 4 p.m. But, as McConnell is not. 2, South Dakota Sen. John Thune predicted on Monday that it would feature a “grievance broadcast” from senators like Scott, Ted Cruz, and Josh Hawkley, who have leaned on McConnell persistently in recent days. (Coincidentally, they’re all known to have presidential ambitions. And say, former “Washington establishment” Mitch makes a pretty good foil in a Republican presidential primary.)

“‘Feisty’ is a good word,” Texas Sen. John Cornyn said in his expected tone on Tuesday morning.

Outside the room where Senate Republicans were meeting, dozens of reporters crowded the elevator bank hallway, awaiting news of the disarray inside. The senators who came out were a little ashen and particularly tight-lipped about what was going on. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley reached out to stop reporters from hounding him for gossip during a break. Grassley, 89, has just won another six-year term. One wonders if he was jealous of incumbent senators, like Ohio’s Rob Portman, who got away early.

You can’t often hear much of what’s going on in private Senate Republican meetings. But at one point, you could definitely hear Cruz’s raised voice.

Since the half-terms, Cruz has been “so pissed off that I can’t even see straight”, as he said on a Monday podcast. He blamed McConnell for not putting money into Blake Masters’ Arizona bid and said that if there was a Republican who could win, who wouldn’t support Mitch, the truth is he’d rather that the Democrat wins. (That’s one man theory. McConnell’s super PAC, the Senate Leadership Fund, would have said that Masters had “the worst focus group results of any candidate” he had ever seen, so instead he diverted his money to candidates who were not the worst they’ve ever seen as… Dr. Oz. They really didn’t have much to work with.)

Cruz was a bit more diplomatic after Tuesday’s lunch conference.

“We just finished a three-and-a-half-hour lunch where we had the most vigorous discussion on the subject of leadership that we’ve had in my 10 years in the Senate,” Cruz told reporters.

That, I can believe. The question of McConnell’s leadership, at least inside the Capitol, has never been asked. Of course, there are always gripes about errant tactical decisions here and there: whether to obstruct this bill, whether to vote on that one, and so on. But McConnell has been the unopposed Republican leader for so long precisely because Senate Republicans trust his strategic acumen. Now there is at least one bloc ready to say he is no longer the right person to lead them to another election.

Rick Scott, however, is a curious choice for a replacement. If the problem is that the Senate leadership missed the election… well, again, who is the leading member heading the Senate Republicans’ campaign committee? There was a reason, after all, that Scott originally past on the idea of ​​a hostile takeover after last week’s poor results.

“I really like Rick. I think he’s a great senator,” North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer told reporters. “But if you’re going to assess blame for election losses, I don’t know how. you trade the chief for the president of the NRSC. It’s just kind of a base for me.

Scott and McConnell had a simmering feud all year. In February, Scott released a controversial Republican platform against McConnell’s wishes that would have raised taxes on the poorest Americans and put Medicare and Social Security in place. renewal after five years. Scott, meanwhile, accused McConnell of privately bashing Republican Senate candidates and diverting NRSC donors to his PAC. Their respective henchmen were publicly plead this dispute since the election, even as Senate Republicans are still trying to win a seat in Georgia. (Wyoming Sen. Cynthia Lummis, at least, was doing her best Tuesday to keep things focused by answering reporters’ questions about Republican infighting with the mantra: “Georgia, Georgia, Georgia.”)

Scott and McConnell settled their differences in person over lunch. But Scott throws his challenge on more than the races that McConnell has or hasn’t put money behind this year. This is McConnell’s own way of, well, governing. In a lengthy letter announcing his candidacy, Scott offered a long list of complaints he’s heard from fellow Republicans since entering the Senate in 2019: how Senate Republican leadership should empower more members to give their opinion, how he’s not prioritizing spending cuts, how he’s not coordinating better with House Republicans, how he’s “constantly caving in to Democrats and has no backbone” or cutting the agreements with Chuck Schumer, how he opposed Democrats this cycle instead of advancing a more detailed agenda, and so on.

“And then there are some who are happy with the way things are going,” Scott concluded.

Indiana Sen. Mike Braun said he would support Scott, barring the entry of another candidate for office: “I think when you keep getting the same results – in presidential elections , we’ve won a popular vote since 2004 or something, it should make you think hard about what you’re doing differently.(Republicans have won the presidential popular vote exactly zero times since 2004.)

McConnell’s supporters at the conference, of which there are many more, are completely unmoved by Scott and others who are advocating for a leadership change. McConnell helped them a lot.

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds noted that because of McConnell’s leadership, “we have a Supreme Court that is conservative in nature” and pushed through tax reform. “And I think the leaders have done in this particular case” – the 2022 election – “what they could do with the resources at their disposal.

Utah Senator Mitt Romney pointed out that McConnell had literally paid for the re-election of one of his mutinous members, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson. Johnson, whose oxen with McConnell date back to the 2016 election, would have talked for 30 minutes into lunch.

“Mitch has raised an extraordinarily large amount of money,” Romney said. And when a “top challenger to his leadership was in a race, he provided $30 million to Wisconsin.”

In some ways, Romney was saying the quiet part out loud, again. Because what earned McConnell the most criticism from fellow Republicans, including Scott, was his choice in August to say that “candidate quality” issues could be a factor in Republicans’ ability to retake the Senate.

McConnell, who never admitted fault for anything, never admitted fault for it. And, as he looks forward to beating Scott in his first internal challenge since the Bush administration, McConnell doubled down on that sentiment.

“The lesson is pretty clear,” McConnell told reporters, of his takeaways from the losses, after explaining how independent voters were particularly deterred by GOP Senate candidates in Arizona and New Hampshire. “Senate races are different. The quality of candidates, you will recall that I said in August, is important.

If the leadership election is delayed until after Georgia’s runoff, Scott could earn an honor worthy of his tenure as NRSC chairman: In a game against Mitch, Scott would be the last Republican Senate candidate to lose big in 2022. election.

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The whole tooth: pliers, shame and the biting cost of dental care in New Zealand https://teethwhiteningireland.com/the-whole-tooth-pliers-shame-and-the-biting-cost-of-dental-care-in-new-zealand/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/the-whole-tooth-pliers-shame-and-the-biting-cost-of-dental-care-in-new-zealand/ Rotten teeth don’t always come out easily. When Carl took his with a pair of pliers, he was surprised at how hard it was to rip the rotten things out of his swollen gums. Two quickly died out, but the other two held on as he twirled the clamp back and forth, agony cutting off […]]]>

Rotten teeth don’t always come out easily.

When Carl took his with a pair of pliers, he was surprised at how hard it was to rip the rotten things out of his swollen gums.

Two quickly died out, but the other two held on as he twirled the clamp back and forth, agony cutting off the numbing effects of a bottle of whiskey.

Eventually his cousin took over and the job was done. Carl, a self-confessed tough bastard, cried tears of pain and relief. Cold and shivering, he thinks he must have been in shock.

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“I was never able to drink whiskey again because it brings back those memories.”

Auckland’s dad talks about his experience on the condition that his last name is not used. Walking around with a mouth full of rotten teeth was shameful enough and resorting to pulling them out yourself is almost as bad, he says.

He had been quoted over $3,000 to fix them; the kind of money Carl said was impossible to find.

“I had gone to the hospital for help, I had gone to WINZ…in the end there was no other choice, I just had to do it.”

Brunton said that while the results of this study were positive, a larger clinical trial was needed to validate the technique.

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Brunton said that while the results of this study were positive, a larger clinical trial was needed to validate the technique.

Carl is just one of millions of New Zealanders who are going without dental care due to high prices and a nationwide shortage of dentists.

A new report, produced by the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS), calls for a series of changes in the industry, saying dental care is prohibitively expensive, undersupplied and directly fuels global health inequalities. Eventually, he wants free care for all Kiwis.

“In 2020, it was estimated that over 1.5 million or 40% of adults had an unmet need for dental care due to cost. Among Maori and Pasifika adults, this figure is over 50%,” the report said.

Rotten teeth pulled from a young child who had drunk large amounts of sugary juice.

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Rotten teeth pulled from a young child who had drunk large amounts of sugary juice.

The concept of free dental care for all is not new. Long debated by various governments, initiatives were launched and then abandoned and while free basic care for children has been in place for decades, which ends at the age of 17, leaving charities to fill gaps.

In 2018, the Ministry of Health estimated that it would cost $148 million extending free dental care to everyone up to their 27th birthday; low-income pregnant women; low-income parents and caregivers and a one-time dental exam for everyone who is 6 years old.

The Tooth Be Told report states that each year around 250,000 adults and one in 10 children have their teeth pulled due to cavities, and Aotearoa recorded the highest unmet need for adult dental care among 11 comparable countries in 2020.

Our workforce of dentists and dental specialists is one of the lowest per capita in the OECD and continues to decline, he continued.

The report also revealed that New Zealanders spend $2.45 million a day at eftpos dental practices and, although this does not include credit card or Afterpay spending, this amounts to $896 million per day. last year.

The average transaction was $353 per swipe, which is about 50% of a minimum wage adult’s weekly income.

“Compared to national average rents in New Zealand, an average dental visit is $120 more than the median weekly rent for a bedroom in an apartment,” says ASMS.

The shortage of dentists adds to the problem, as pointed out by Hawke’s Bay, where the 9,000 residents of Wairoa have been without dental service since the beginning of 2020.

South Canterbury dentist Fraser Dunbar says no one is listening to warnings about the state of dental care.

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South Canterbury dentist Fraser Dunbar says no one is listening to warnings about the state of dental care.

South Canterbury dentist Fraser Dunbar says adults often come to the emergency room after taking tools from their own teeth.

“The pliers are used every day; it has almost become the norm. Anyone can pull a tooth, and these poor buggers do it without anesthesia. It must be extremely painful.

Dunbar says there has been a heartbreaking increase in the number of people in their twenties who need all their teeth because they cannot afford treatment.

“The beneficiaries are not so badly paid, they are the working poor. Without a community service card, discretionary dental spending is out the door and the number of these people seems to be on the rise.

Poor dental health makes life a misery, says Dunbar, and her job can be devastating at times.

“There used to be a joke about people pulling their teeth out as a wedding gift and we’re almost back to that. It’s not a joke anymore, it’s soul destroying.”

Pediatric waiting lists for general anesthesia in hospitals are skyrocketing, with a colleague in Auckland recently telling him he had seen 800 cases this year.

“The thing is, there are 1,300 kids on the list, so they’re already 500 behind.”

The report’s recommendations include fully subsidized dental care for everyone, suggesting this could be done gradually starting with low-income adults.

Health Minister Andrew Little said the government in this year's budget allocated $125.8 million over four years to increase dental subsidies.

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Health Minister Andrew Little said the government in this year’s budget allocated $125.8 million over four years to increase dental subsidies.

It also calls for a “dental workforce plan” ensuring services are fairly distributed nationwide; the localization of dental services alongside other primary providers and the implementation of a sugar tax.

In a statement, Health Minister Andrew Little said the government in this year’s budget allocated $125.8 million over four years to increase dental subsidies.

“This means that starting December 1, the grant will increase from $300 to $1,000 per year. It will also be available for preventive dental care and not just for emergencies, and it will be available for low-income workers as well as beneficiaries.”

These changes are expected to help some 50,000 people a year get the dental care they need, he said.

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Pākehā couple babysit 7-year-old girl after failed appeal by Oranga Tamariki and her mother https://teethwhiteningireland.com/pakeha-couple-babysit-7-year-old-girl-after-failed-appeal-by-oranga-tamariki-and-her-mother/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 04:03:55 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/pakeha-couple-babysit-7-year-old-girl-after-failed-appeal-by-oranga-tamariki-and-her-mother/ The girl lived with the couple in rural Hawke’s Bay for more than half her life. Photo / 123rf A Pākehā couple who spent four years caring for a young girl in OT care can continue to do so, after courts rejected an appeal by the girl’s mother and Oranga Tamariki ( TO). The girl, […]]]>

The girl lived with the couple in rural Hawke’s Bay for more than half her life. Photo / 123rf

A Pākehā couple who spent four years caring for a young girl in OT care can continue to do so, after courts rejected an appeal by the girl’s mother and Oranga Tamariki ( TO).

The girl, who is now 7, has lived with the couple in rural Hawke’s Bay for more than half her life in what has been described during court proceedings as a safe, healthy and loving environment.

She was removed from her caregivers in September 2018, with case notes from Oranga Tamariki saying she was traumatized and neglected.

OT then changed its mind, deciding it wanted to place the child with a Maori wahine and his daughter who live in Wellington and have the girl’s younger brother in their care.

Oranga Tamariki said the Pākehā family could not provide for the cultural needs of the girl.

Napier Family Court Judge Peter Callinicos last year ruled the child should remain in the care of her adoptive Pākehā parents, saying it would destabilize her development as she had bonded with the family.

Call for cultural disconnection

However, the girl’s mother, OT and the proposed foster family challenged Callinicos’ decision in front of Judge Helen Cull.

“When you consider that time against a lifetime of cultural disconnection, then that risk of potential issues with a properly managed transition becomes insignificant,” the mother’s attorney, Janet Mason, told the court on appeal.

According to Richard Laurenson, the Pākehā family attorney, the girl’s mother, three siblings, nieces, nephews and grandmother all live in Hawke’s Bay.

He refused to accept that his relocation to Wellington would improve his ties to his whānau, hapū or iwi.

“When she came into their care, she had no teeth to speak of. Her first teeth were rotten and she had a clubfoot,” Laurenson said, referring to the OT notes.

“She showed indications that she had been sexually abused, and she flinched at the sight of men… Now she is described as a happy, healthy, stable young girl, living where for the first times she has a father,” he said. .

Mana tamaiti ‘misunderstood’

Lawyers Bernadette Arapere and Amy Chesnutt, representing the Wellington whānau, said Callinicos misunderstood and misapplied mana tamaiti – the inherent worth and dignity derived from the child’s whakapapa and membership in whānau, hapū and iwi, in accordance with the tikanga.

The appeal was dismissed by Judge Cull on all counts.

Cull emphasized that the welfare and best interests of the child are the paramount and paramount considerations of the law.

“Preference should be given to placements of children within their family group where they are able to meet the child’s needs for a safe, stable and loving home as soon as possible,” she said.

“Where such placement cannot take place as soon as possible, the welfare and best interests of the child will have to be respected outside the matrix of kinship.”

Cull confirmed Callinicos’ conclusion that the child had become attached to the Pākehā family and that the effects of further placement at this stage would have the potential to cause him further psychological harm.

Judge Cull endorsed Callinicos’ proposal for a partnership approach between the parties and emphasized that the priority for all parties should be to cooperate in the best interests of the child, rather than fighting in the courtroom. hearing.

“There is no one size fits all. The facts and circumstances surrounding [the child] determined the outcome in this case,” Cull said.

Originally posted by Whakaata Maori

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10 Dumbest Anime Weapons Ever, Ranked https://teethwhiteningireland.com/10-dumbest-anime-weapons-ever-ranked/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 21:00:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/10-dumbest-anime-weapons-ever-ranked/ Chainsaw Man has finally arrived, and it’s only been the past few decades of animated series that have introduced wildly silly (but incredibly entertaining) weapons for its characters to wield. In fact, a big draw to the genre for some fans is finding out what absurd creations the masterminds have come up with to tell […]]]>

Chainsaw Man has finally arrived, and it’s only been the past few decades of animated series that have introduced wildly silly (but incredibly entertaining) weapons for its characters to wield. In fact, a big draw to the genre for some fans is finding out what absurd creations the masterminds have come up with to tell their story.


From talking weapons to weapons that literally transform into clothing, the anime world is full of unique ideas that no other medium really has. Some of these weapons range from silly but practical to sheer silliness that only confuses the user.

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Gintoki’s Bokuto

Gintama

Gintama is an anime that is already full to the brim with absurdity, but for some reason an unbreakable wooden sword is one of the heights of absurdity the series has to offer. What’s even weirder is how easily the sword is swapped out despite its seemingly rare invincibility. At least in the anime, there doesn’t seem to be a more powerful handheld weapon than Gintoko’s wooden sword.

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The sword known as “Toyako Bokuto” was adopted by Gintoki after the sword was banned in Edo due to alien overlords who sought to erase samurai from the world. Its origins are a bit vague, considering it’s Gintoki, who isn’t exactly the most truthful person, who tells it. He supposedly bought it on a school trip, but every time it breaks, he pretends to buy another one from a teleshopping show.

Neko Neko Knuckles

Okami-san and his seven companions

Simply put, the Neko Neko Knuckles are a pair of black and white boxing gloves themed around two smiling cats. The user doesn’t exactly have a reason why they’re themed as such other than that they’re cute. However, despite their looks, both packs literally pack a punch. Besides their theme, they have special abilities other than just punching.

Each glove has a dial to adjust the level of volts the gloves produce when hitting an enemy. Essentially, the boxing gloves double as tasers to incapacitate enemies while leaving a cute cat print wherever they’re hit. Although they are not in the running for some of the most powerful swords in animeboxing gloves can instantly defeat an enemy several sizes larger than the user with ease.

Yo-Yo by Killua

Hunter X Hunter

Unlike Gon’s fishing rod, Killua’s Yo-Yo manages to remain a prevalent tool for the majority of the series. Coming from a prominent clan of assassins, Killua can turn any tool in his hands into a weapon. Even his hands themselves are weapons that can elongate and whose fingernails can be sharp enough to rip out another human’s heart.

In Hunter X Hunter, Killua’s mastery of the nen ability enhances his strength with the pair of Yo-Yos. The two Yo-Yos who weigh 110 pounds each are seen easily leaving a huge gap in the trunk of a tree, ensuring they can rip enemies’ heads off effortlessly. With his other nen ability, he can envelop Yo-Yos in electricity using the conductive strings by passing current through them.

School and office supplies

Monogatari

Hitagi Senjougahara is probably the most ruthless character in the Monogatariseries, which is saying a lot in a series full of spirits, ghosts, gods, and vampires. She’s the kind of person to threaten a god despite being a high school girl whose biggest weapons are the supplies she probably stole from school.

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Stablers, scissors, sharp protractors, pens and pencils, Senjougahara does not hesitate at all to use these weapons which require the user to be close and personal. Her cruelty is especially visible when she staples the inside of a classmate’s mouth as a threat. A big mystery, however, is how she stores them, because with a wave of her hand, dozens of tools appear in her hands.

Speedwagon Saw Hat

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood

Forget vampires and the concept of magical energy that popped up out of nowhere, perhaps the weirdest thing about all of Jojo Part 1 is the Speedwagon dexterity held on his circular saw-constructed bowler hat. He only appears in one scene, and yet his entry into the series is the most memorable. Really a shame given that, throughout the series, the famous bowler hat never flew again.

Back when Speedwagon was a rogue, he created a bowler hat with hidden buzzsaws making up its brim, and with a precise throw, the saws curved into the air to attack an enemy’s blindside. It may draw inspiration from James Bond villain Oddjob, but it was memorable and unique nonetheless.

Segway machine gun

Aria the Scarlet Ammunition

Aria The Scarlet Ammo is a classic anime with an interesting world with its system of armed detectives, but in the first episode, a particular scenario occurs; the main character gets on a bus armed with a bomb and threatens to maintain the same speed lest it explode, and to top it off, remote-controlled segways paired with a camera, speakers and machine guns the follow.

Honestly, it’s a ridiculous tool that’s pretty amazing that anyone has spent time designing it. In theory, that sounds pretty cool, but it seems like a big waste of resources when it might have been cheaper to send in some goons with guns instead. Also, it’s a stretch that a segway can keep up with a full-throttle bus on a high-speed road.

Hidden Functions of Nano Shinonome

Nichijou

With regard to robots, the discussion on whether they should be classified as tools or weapons has been going on since the beginning of the 20th century. Nano Shinonome was created to be neither. Its creator, Hakase, an apparently 8-year-old girl, invented it so that someone would accompany her to her empty house. Also, just for fun, she has fun modifying Nano’s body with random weapons and gadgets.

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Nichijou is already a show with absurd occurrences, but even in a show like this, Nano stands out as particularly odd. She can explode if she stumbles, her hand can become a machine gun, sometimes food comes out of her body, one of her fists gets rocket propelled randomly, her feet are also armed with rocket boosters, and finally, she possesses both super-strength and reflexes.

The Death Note

Death threat

There is only some non-animated shows like Death threat, as the show is considered one of the best anime shows of all time. As serious and compelling as the show’s storytelling and drama is, one thing that has to be admitted is the concept of the main character’s favorite tool, the death note. Throughout the show, its rules are explained, but the working process remains a mystery.

All the death note requires is a person’s name and a mental picture of what they look like. That’s all the user needs to take a life. The shinigami possess the death notes, but it doesn’t seem like they’re the ones who compel those written in them or the world around them to kill the intended victim. It is also never explained what would happen to a person if they changed their name between the time their old name was written and their death.

tail gear

It’s going to be the Twin-Tail!!

It’s going to be the Twin-Tail!! is definitely one of weirdest tv shows aired ever. As the title suggests, It’s going to be the Twin-Tail! is a show heavily centered around one boy’s obsession with the two-tailed hairstyle. He’s so obsessed with it, in fact, that he barely hesitates when asked to defend the world from monsters using a device that turns him into a girl with two tails.

The device that can accomplish such a feat is called the Tail Gear, a weapon that until its existence could only be used by women. When the device is activated, the wearer is granted superhuman abilities such as super strength, speed, and reflexes. They also have access to an element that corresponds to the respective Tail Gear, such as the protagonist being able to fight using fire thanks to the Tail Gear “Red Courage”.

Shizuku’s vacuum cleaner

Hunter X Hunter

If there is a similarity between Hunter X Hunter and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure series, it would be the fact that both have the great potential to grant their characters the weirdest abilities. Although for anyone interested in either series, they are both considered the best anime on netflix. Shizuku’s nen ability was his main reason for being allowed to join the Phantom Troupe.

To be specific, Shuzku’s ability is to create a vacuum with a mouth, teeth, and a ridiculously long tongue that can consume an infinite amount of inanimate objects. Along with him, she is usually tasked with cleaning up the corpses the group leaves behind in its operations. She can even remove poison and gases from a human body and draw blood from a wounded enemy.

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Mathew Perry arrives in Princeton this Friday evening https://teethwhiteningireland.com/mathew-perry-arrives-in-princeton-this-friday-evening/ Tue, 01 Nov 2022 22:01:09 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/mathew-perry-arrives-in-princeton-this-friday-evening/ If you watched Diane Sawyer’s interview with Matthew Perry last Friday, you might have seen her refer to Princeton. That will happen on Friday, Nov. 4, when the former “Friends” star hits the Hyatt Regency for “An Evening With Matthew Perry” hosted by Penn Medicine Princeton Health. During the sold-out event, Perry will host an […]]]>

If you watched Diane Sawyer’s interview with Matthew Perry last Friday, you might have seen her refer to Princeton. That will happen on Friday, Nov. 4, when the former “Friends” star hits the Hyatt Regency for “An Evening With Matthew Perry” hosted by Penn Medicine Princeton Health.

During the sold-out event, Perry will host an in-person discussion about his new book “Friends, Lovers, and the Bog Terrible Thing.”

Perry, who played Chandler Bing on the hit sitcom “Friends,” will delve into his addiction and tell behind-the-scenes stories about his time on the show.

At one point he had the number one Bruce Willis movie ‘The Whole Nine Yards’ as well as the number one sitcom ‘Friends’ he tells Sawyer on the show ‘This is the time I should have to be the toast of the town” says Perry “I was in a dark room having a meeting with drug dealers and completely alone”.

Perry begins his book “Hi, my name is Matthew, although you may know me by another name. My friends call me Matty and I should be dead.” From that gripping start comes a memoir that Perry says he wrote to try to help others.

Perry announced the publication of her memoir in February on Twitter, saying, “So much has been written about me, it’s time people heard from me.”

Perry goes on to say, “The highs were high. The lows were low. But I lived to tell the tale, even though sometimes it seemed like I wouldn’t and it’s all there”.

As it will be, with Perry on Friday night at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton.

For Perry’s book “Friends, Lovers, and the Terrible Thing”, click here.

The views expressed in the above post are those of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Steve Trevelise only. Follow him on Twitter @realstevetrev.

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DentaFend Review – Legit Dental Supplement for Healthy Teeth and Gums? : The India Tribune https://teethwhiteningireland.com/dentafend-review-legit-dental-supplement-for-healthy-teeth-and-gums-the-india-tribune/ Sat, 29 Oct 2022 09:58:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/dentafend-review-legit-dental-supplement-for-healthy-teeth-and-gums-the-india-tribune/ How often do you smile? Are you confident enough to flaunt your dazzling whites? Or maybe you refrain from smiling because your teeth are unsightly. For a healthy smile, you need to follow several oral hygiene practices. Maintaining oral health will make you smile more frequently. If you had the chance, wouldn’t you want to […]]]>

How often do you smile? Are you confident enough to flaunt your dazzling whites? Or maybe you refrain from smiling because your teeth are unsightly.

For a healthy smile, you need to follow several oral hygiene practices. Maintaining oral health will make you smile more frequently. If you had the chance, wouldn’t you want to show off your dazzling, blooming teeth? However, this is not the only advantage. A dental routine is a great investment not only for your oral health but also for your well-being.

Harvard researchers have revealed that people with periodontal disease are more likely to develop heart problems. This study shows that periodontitis increases the body’s inflammatory response. As a result, chronic inflammation can affect nearly every aspect of the body, including blood vessels. It would therefore be helpful if you take care of your teeth, as oral health may affect your lifestyle.

How to make teeth and gums strong and healthy? DentaFend is one of the most effective solutions for natural therapies in this situation.

What is DentaFend?

DentaFend is a revolutionary product incorporating the most powerful ingredients in the world to treat many dental problems. Whether you have tooth decay, cavities, or swollen gums, you need to treat these conditions immediately. This all-natural blend improves the look of your smile and boosts your confidence every day.

DentaFend Ingredients

According to the manufacturers, DentaFend contains 29 active ingredients responsible for its benefits. All are extracted from pure sources with no possibility of contamination. Here are some of the main ingredients and their respective benefits:

Berberine

It contains a lot of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, reducing the risk of inflammatory damage, pathogenic infections and lack of immunity. It can help treat certain conditions, such as gingivitis caused by gum inflammation, disease, and damage.

Jujuba seed extract

This unique ingredient in the DentaFend recipe is used to boost immunity. It improves the body’s ability to fight microbial damage and maintain a healthy oral microbiota.

milk thistle

Milk thistle helps people with diabetes to safely manage their blood sugar levels. It can protect the brain from age-related deterioration and help the liver. In addition, it stimulates the immune system.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a South Asian spice with various medical applications, including dental health benefits. It is an antibacterial agent, for example, which reduces the risk of oral diseases. It also removes plaque and tartar from the mouth without the need for medication.

Chanca Piedra, Artichoke and Red Raspberry

This combo is rich in micronutrients like vitamin C, folate, magnesium, and vitamin K. These nutrients boost immunity and prepare the body to fight harmful microbial diseases.

Beet

Beetroot is a highly nutritional substance that is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and eliminator of toxins. It’s high in folate and fiber, along with vitamin C, potassium, and manganese, all of which help with blood flow, blood pressure, and workout performance.

Yarrow extract

It helps repair cells and tissues that have been damaged by inflammation and toxins. Thus, the body gradually heals itself without the use of expensive drugs or treatment plans.

Other ingredients include grapeseed, ginger, alfalfa, yellow dock, and zinc.

None of DentaFend’s ingredients are derived from synthetic sources; they are derived from natural sources. The manufacturers guarantee that their formula does not contain fillers, toxins or other contaminants. For these reasons, all DentaFend users can benefit from its oral health benefits.

How DentaFend works

DentaFend can help improve the health of your gums and teeth in three main ways:

Eliminate dangerous microorganisms from your mouth

An accumulation of germs is responsible for damage to the gums and teeth. Although not always the case, poor dental hygiene is often to blame. When harmful bacteria accumulate in the mouth, they cause inflammation of the teeth and gums, leading to swelling, redness and bleeding when brushing your teeth. DentaFend contains several plant extracts with antibacterial qualities that help eliminate bacteria and prevent their future buildup.

By healing current damage to teeth and gums

DentaFend contains polyphenols, a class of plant-derived compounds. These powerful antioxidants help tissues (like your gums) heal. They serve as a “barrier” against future damage, preventing tooth decay and gum inflammation.

By removing inflammation of the gums

Each DentaFend capsule contains a dozen effective anti-inflammatory herbal extracts that reduce gum inflammation that causes pain, redness and swelling.

The three essential benefits prevent gum and tooth damage and improve overall health. Your oral health will improve significantly within a few weeks after taking DentaFend. Thus, DentaFend is an indispensable supplement even for the most serious gum diseases and dental caries.

Advantages of DentaFend

● DentaFend is an easy-to-swallow, once-daily capsule.

● Prevents gum bleeding and gum recession

● Protects against gingivitis and periodontal conditions

● Relieves pain and oral infections, avoiding costly dental operations and dental treatment costs.

● Eliminates bad breath

● It is 100% secure, flawless and of the best quality.

● Each DentaFend capsule is produced in an FDA approved and GMP certified facility under sterile, strict and rigorous standards.

● Does not contain harmful substances or chemical additives

● DentaFend capsules are non-GMO.

Disadvantages of DentaFend

● It is exclusively available for purchase on their website.

● It takes a little longer to start producing profits.

● Some may find the 60-day warranty period insufficient.

DentaFend Pricing and Warranty

Visit DentaFend official website if you are ready to eradicate tooth decay and gum pain for good. Here you will find three main purchasing alternatives for DentaFend depending on your budget and specific needs:

● 30-day supply costs $69

● 90 day supply is $59 per bottle for a total of $177

● 180 day supply is $49 per bottle for a total of $294

DentaFend offers a 60-day money-back guarantee, regardless of the package purchased. If you are unhappy with your order, haven’t seen results, or don’t like the product, email support@dentafend.com for a full refund.

Conclusion of DentaFend

DentaFend has a plethora of substances that help improve teeth and gums. Most of these components provide additional benefits to the body, such as blood sugar regulation and inflammation. Each ingredient is derived from natural sources, and consumers can choose from three packs, ensuring they receive excellent value for their needs. There is no need for a prescription and users are recommended to continue brushing and flossing as usual. Visit the official website and try DentaFend today!

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NJ State Workers’ Union sues Murphy, demanding raises https://teethwhiteningireland.com/nj-state-workers-union-sues-murphy-demanding-raises/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 20:59:09 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/nj-state-workers-union-sues-murphy-demanding-raises/ TRENTON — A public workers union announced Wednesday that it is suing Governor Phil Murphy in state court, alleging racial and gender discrimination for not giving its members the same raises given by law to police officers. state corrections. The lawsuit was brought by the AFSCME New Jersey Council, 63 which represents approximately 6,000 state […]]]>

TRENTON — A public workers union announced Wednesday that it is suing Governor Phil Murphy in state court, alleging racial and gender discrimination for not giving its members the same raises given by law to police officers. state corrections.

The lawsuit was brought by the AFSCME New Jersey Council, 63 which represents approximately 6,000 state employees, including frontline workers at New Jersey veterans’ homes, psychiatric hospitals, Development, Department of Children and Families and others.

The union says its members have faced the same conditions and dangers during the COVID pandemic and therefore deserve the same increases as prison guards, whose salaries were increased in March following the enactment of a law in January that sets their minimum annual salary at $48,000.

“We fully support the raises given to state CPOs,” said Steve Tully, executive director of AFSCME New Jersey Council 63. “They deserve it, but so do other staff in similar positions.”

Tully said Murphy “ignored some of the most dedicated and hardworking employees in the state.”

The lawsuit says the disparate treatment of the two unions will widen race and gender pay gaps, as corrections officers are 82% male, of which 43% are white males, while AFSCME members are 67% of women and 82% of minorities, including 47% who are black women.

“We are frontline workers who deserve equal pay,” said Sandra Hebert, president of Paramus Veterans Home Employees. “We had to work with limited staff and because of this all our planned holidays were canceled due to lack of staff. We couldn’t use sick leave.

“It touched all of us,” she said. “Some of us are currently seeing therapists, just to deal with the trauma of pandemic working conditions. It was very stressful, we worked in very bad conditions with not enough PPE. In my establishment, we even lost a colleague due to COVID.

Murphy’s office declined to comment, citing its policy regarding ongoing litigation.

Starting salaries for correctional officers have been increased by 20%. The state also provided 8% increases at all other pay scale rungs for other officers.

A bill unanimously approved by the Legislature and signed by Murphy in January raised the starting salary of correctional police officers to $48,000 and directed that salary adjustments be made to the remaining ranks as well. ‘wage scale.

This pay increase was added to the bill through an amendment four days before it passed, at the end of the two-year legislative session.

The law earmarked $10.3 million to pay for salary increases.

Michael Symons is the Statehouse Bureau Chief for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at michael.symons@townsquaremedia.com

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The very last thing the UK needs is a more ‘mature’ policy. This is what got us into this mess | Nesrine Malik https://teethwhiteningireland.com/the-very-last-thing-the-uk-needs-is-a-more-mature-policy-this-is-what-got-us-into-this-mess-nesrine-malik/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/the-very-last-thing-the-uk-needs-is-a-more-mature-policy-this-is-what-got-us-into-this-mess-nesrine-malik/ IIt won’t be Boris Johnson, but whoever the new Prime Minister is, he will have been dragged into power by ‘economic orthodoxy’ and his cronies. Their mandate is pre-written in the data that has overwhelmed you on the impact of unfunded tax cuts, from the depreciation of the pound to interest rate hikes, and the […]]]>

IIt won’t be Boris Johnson, but whoever the new Prime Minister is, he will have been dragged into power by ‘economic orthodoxy’ and his cronies. Their mandate is pre-written in the data that has overwhelmed you on the impact of unfunded tax cuts, from the depreciation of the pound to interest rate hikes, and the unsustainable upward effect that has had on mortgages and rents. The charts have spoken – an ideological experiment gone horribly wrong and must be reversed.

But this is the story of two crises, and only one is told. Attracting much less fanfare is another set of Cold and Hunger stats. It is expected that more than one million people will be pushed into poverty This winter. Their slide into deprivation will test an already strained informal support network. Last week the food bank charity Trussell Trust made an emergency call for donations because the need for food banks has now exceeded donations. Charities like this, private citizens and schools are stepping up to bridge the gap.

The hole is too big to be plugged. Half of all primary schools in England try to feed poor children who are not eligible for free school meals because their parents’ incomes do not meet the threshold. But there is 800,000 of them. It can sometimes be difficult to grasp the magnitude of the problem with simple statistics, but startling and haunting details can flesh them out. The children are eat gummies at school to line their stomachs and dull the pains and nausea of ​​hunger. Others bring in empty lunch boxes and then pretend to eat their ghost food away from their classmates, too ashamed to reveal they have nothing to eat.

If the families of these children cannot afford to eat, they certainly cannot afford to keep warm as winter approaches and energy prices soar. How can children expect to learn with their spirits weakened by hunger and cold? Over the past year, the reading ability of seven-year-olds from poor families fell at double the rate of those from well-to-do families, their future prospects dwindling before they even started.

People burn their utility bills during cost of living protests – video

But my God, the Westminster scenes! Kwasi Kwarteng sacked on plane, Suella Braverman left for data breach, reported bullying, shoving and shouting outside the polling hall. And if that wasn’t already enough to drown out the rumbling of stomachs and the chattering of teeth, Liz Truss threw in the towel, setting off another attention-grabbing vortex of new leadership speculation and haggling.

“I worry,” Naomi Duncan, chief executive of Cooks in schools, told me, two hours after Truss resigned, “that ongoing political unrest will distract.” The solution for her is simple: give all children one meal a day based on need, not an income calculation that has long since ceased to be relevant.

Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But the kind of government that tackles poverty, hunger and cold is not the government that those who matter want. As the emergency escalates, politicians and opinion makers aren’t calling in a firefighter to treat this crisis like the crisis it really is, but an “adult” to make those economic charts read better.

“The greats are back” said Liam Fox, following Jeremy Hunt and Penny Mordaunt’s performance at the Shipping Box last week. “If Truss can’t get by quickly,” the Sun (of all newspapers) told us, “adults need to come into a room” and “agree on a peaceful transition to a sane figure.” This trope exemplifies the detachment of watchers from Westminster and Westminster. As the country enters the winter crisis proper, executives are looking for a leader with unspecified technocratic skills who, like a contracted management consultant, will be able to ‘stabilize’ UK plc. It is not children’s mouths that need food, but markets.

If this new leader is to have an ideology, it should be one that aligns with the goal of “fiscal responsibility,” itself synonymous with cutting state spending. They should “look like a leader” and embrace whatever ruthless cuts they have to, preferably while showing appropriate regret at having to make “tough decisions.” The result of this settlement is a frightening absence of politicians able to voice the exceptional pain the public is going through. Also missing is any policy that would tackle the cost of living and the energy emergency by raising taxes on the rich, or an economic stabilization program that meets the goals not only of those who want to prosper, but also of those who need to survive.

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Even among furious opposition, there is a kind of bloodless anger. “Damage to mortgages and bills has been done,” Keir Starmer tweeted as if the economic impact was felt by pieces of paper rather than people. It seems everyone has understood that injecting feelings and channeling the fear and deprivation that stalks people every day disqualifies you from being taken seriously as a politician. The ‘adult’ approach seems to keep markets happy and achieve abstract ‘growth’, rather than also prioritizing the safety of those who are so marginalized that they cannot benefit from that growth; those who will suffer the most when the next round of soberly dictated cuts arrive.

Including in your economic vision the importance of benefits, subsidies or improvements in public services for the well-being of those who are unable to participate fully in the housing or labor market is somewhat outside the parameters acceptable policy.

But it is the fact of staying on this path of acceptable politics that has led to our political and social crises. The illusion is that if we just try one more time with someone like Rishi Sunak, a man who complains outright about funding being “pushed into underprivileged neighborhoods”, the right or the right of the center will make it crack. Despite being the tribe that over the past two decades has pursued the agenda of big business deregulation, allowed working conditions and wages to be wiped out, slashed benefits and has not invested the money saved from painful cuts in, to name just one example, any perennial green energy that would have alleviated this winter crisis.

I wonder, even if attention is constantly drawn back to the spectacle of Westminster, how much of a chance can adults still get away with it when every day another adult or child starts starving themselves, or another family snuggles up at night instead of putting the heat on. How much longer can people endure a consensus that appeases the financial system with an “acceptable” number of losers? Adult politics is literally this: ignoring those who “don’t matter,” viewing the economically marginalized simply as collateral damage, excluding their passions from the cold corridors of power, and cultivating resignation to ever more suffering. But with their numbers growing and their pain intensifying, it could become an impossible task.

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13 Reasons Why Panama Is The Perfect Caribbean Destination For Expat Retirees https://teethwhiteningireland.com/13-reasons-why-panama-is-the-perfect-caribbean-destination-for-expat-retirees/ Fri, 21 Oct 2022 17:42:25 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/13-reasons-why-panama-is-the-perfect-caribbean-destination-for-expat-retirees/ I’m an expatriate and I love it! I spent the majority of my working years in the United States, but the Caribbean was calling me into retirement. My life partner, Doug, and I moved to Panama to enjoy our golden years. Between us we have four adult children and five grandchildren who love visiting us […]]]>

I’m an expatriate and I love it! I spent the majority of my working years in the United States, but the Caribbean was calling me into retirement. My life partner, Doug, and I moved to Panama to enjoy our golden years.

Between us we have four adult children and five grandchildren who love visiting us and our home on the water and off the grid in this tropical paradise.

Before choosing Panama, we traveled to several other countries to find our place in the sun. Here’s what we learned in the process and why, after 12 years of living here full time, we would choose Panama again for our retirement.

Our original location options

Hawaii

I thought we’d like Hawaii, but it turned out to be too far from my family and very expensive, and the temperature of the Pacific Ocean was too cold for me.

Mexico

The beaches in Mexico are beautiful and it was certainly close and easy to get to, but I found it difficult for a non-citizen to buy property.

Guatemala and Nicaragua

Guatemala and Nicaragua were too underdeveloped and didn’t have the expat communities I wanted.

Belize

In Belize, I thought I was in heaven at Ambergris Caye. I loved the beaches and that English was the main language. Unfortunately, the prices there were out of reach at the time.

Costa Rica

When I arrived in Costa Rica, I thought, That’s it. I have been there three times and had friends there. However, the prices where I wanted to be in Manuel Antonio were too expensive and the other areas I could afford were too far away. I never found the right thing at the right price.

Waterfront buildings in Bocas Del Toro

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Visit Panama before retiring there

Bocas del Toro and beyond

Finally, I was flipping through a magazine for those looking to retire in awesome places around the world that are emerging markets. A classified ad read “Cheapest land in the Caribbean” along with a phone number. I called and after a 45 minute conversation with the gentleman on the other end of the line, I decided to cross the border into Panama.

I took a small plane to a place called Bocas del Toro, took a quick look around and realized, It is the place. By the time my 4 day trip ended I had put a deposit on land on a small island called Solarte. On my second trip, I purchased commercial property in town. It would take a few years before they could move and build. I never looked back.

After years of exploring different countries, here are the reasons I recommend Panama to adventurous travelers and people looking for their perfect retreat time and time again.

1. The People

You won’t find warmer and more welcoming people than in Panama. They are modest, kind and very family-oriented. You will often see generations of the same family working together in small businesses.

2. The landscape

Beautiful beaches abound along both coasts with crystal clear, turquoise blue water. The rainforest is lush and green all year round with amazing hiking trails. The views of both are to die for. On a clear day from Volcan Baru you can see both oceans. Panama City is modern and charming. it’s not just about the channel, which is amazing in itself.

Restaurants at a fish market in Panama City, Panama.

Restaurants at a fish market in Panama City

Photo credit: Angela N Perryman / Shutterstock.com

3. Food

Fresh and delicious, you can enjoy amazing restaurants serving local dishes in both cities and rural areas. Fresh-caught fish, juicy vine-ripened mangoes and pineapples, coconuts, bananas, avocados and other organic vegetables. The coffee is second to none.

4. Activities

You will never be bored in Panama. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Panama has something for everyone, whether you like charming cities with opera and theater, rugged mountains for adventure, or beautiful beaches for all your water sports.

If you love festivals, there are myriad throughout the year with colorful costumes, parades, music and dancing. Many volunteer opportunities are also available, whether you are traveling or living here.

5. Security

Panama is a safe place to travel and live. I always felt safe here even when traveling alone. Violent crime is low. We have petty crime and you have to lock doors, bikes and boat motors.

6. Quality of life

One of the things that impressed me was the expat quality of life at half the price it costs in the US, including services like housekeeping and gardening. Your feel-good factor increases and your stress decreases when you can enjoy nature outdoors every day.

7. Government

A stable democracy since 1989, Panama remains closely linked to the United States. The currency used is the US dollar although they also have the Balboa. The economy also remains stable thanks to the Panama Canal. The laws make it easier to buy property and obtain a residency visa.

Blue skies over Panama City in October.

Blue Skies Over Panama City in October

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8. Weather

Panama has perfect weather in my opinion, unless you like snow. I’d rather fly somewhere for a few weeks to ski than living through a whole winter in cold weather. Tropical beaches are 70 to 85 Fahrenheit year round with warm trade winds. The highlands have temperatures ranging from 50 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit, so cool, spring-like weather all year round. It can be hotter in cities due to population and roadway. Even the rain is nice and warm. The absence of hurricanes is a big plus.

Pro tip: With tropical weather, unfortunately, come the bugs. Bugs aren’t my favorite thing to deal with. Considering all the positives, I make it work, though. The main pain is what’s called a no-see-um: tiny bugs that come out at dawn and dusk and pinch themselves. Some people have a minor reaction and some have a major reaction. We treat it by:

  • Do not go out at dawn or dusk
  • Put on insect repellent and/or long sleeves and pants
  • Screening porch areas with “chitre” screen, which is readily available here

9. Health

Panama is known for its cheap and good quality medical care. A visit to the doctor for me with a specialist costs about $45, x-rays $15, teeth cleaning $50, hernia operation about $2,000. Insurance is cheap too, but I just go to the US and use my Health Insurance for the big things.

10. Character and Culture

Panama has character. Panama City is well developed and reminds me of Miami. Bocas and Boquete are quaint and charming. There are lots of open spaces and agricultural country.

11. Development

Twenty years after Costa Rica, Panama is ripe for investment and other opportunities with its growing middle class. There are small airports all over the country, so you can choose to fly, drive, or take a private bus or charter to get where you want.

12. Language

You do not have to to learn Spanish unless you want. It’s handy for conversing with blue-collar workers and gaining the respect of locals. It’s a work in progress for me.

13. Vibrant Expat Communities

Retire in Panama and you will meet wonderful people from all over the world and can exchange stories with them. Many of them also speak English.

There is something for everyone in Panama. Pacific and Caribbean oceans, tropical climate, mountains and cool climate, and a modern city.

You know, each person has their own version of what heaven is. My partner and I have lived here full time for 12 years and still love it. In my opinion, the many positives far outweigh the negatives for us. I found my paradise and I believe you should check it out too.

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