Author Bryan McLelland

EP136: A discussion of 3 relevant dental implant articles


In this episode, I go over last month’s International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial implants and discuss three articles that I thought were relevant.  One article was on the effectiveness of platform switching to preserve bone levels. Another article was on whether or not bone levels and success rate of implants were affected by moderately controlled diabetics and the third article was on two different sized elevation techniques one using a trephine and one using an osteotome and bone grafting material to see if there was a difference in success rates and the amount of bone that was generated.

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EP134: Financial and Tax Planning with Patrick Jenkins P2


This is the second part of a 2-part episode where I have a very lively discussion with Patrick Jenkins from wealth advocates. Patrick Jenkins is a friend of mine and a fantastic financial planner with a wealth of knowledge and today he will eliminate the changes in the tax code as well as Financial investment options and a discussion on 529 plans and planning for your children’s education. I know you will find this insightful educational and I would encourage you all to contact Patrick to enlist him for his services.

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EP133: Financial and Tax Planning with Patrick Jenkins P1


This is the first part of a 2-part episode where I have a very lively discussion with Patrick Jenkins from wealth advocates. Patrick Jenkins is a friend of mine and a fantastic financial planner with a wealth of knowledge and today he will eliminate the changes in the tax code as well as Financial investment options and a discussion on 529 plans and planning for your children’s education. I know you will find this insightful educational and I would encourage you all to contact Patrick to enlist him for his services

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EP132: Text Message from your Practice Phone Number Increasing Efficiency


This week I talked to the founder of Clario I thought their new offering taking their product to the next level using text messages. This change is so revolutionary that it comes with the rebranding and name change to Kinect. Now with one sweet you can increase the number of reviews that you get for your practice as well as communicate with your patients decreasing no-shows and increasing appointments made even after hours.

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EP131: IN YOUR FACE YOUTUBE; 3rd Molars and Antibiotics, Tramadol for Local


This week I announce the YOUTUBE channel IN YOUR FACE which you just have to check out!  In addition we talk about decreasing inflammatory complications after third molar removal with postoperative antibiotics.  There was a 40% decrease in those complication with the use of post operative oral antibiotics with only marginal statistical significance.  I also talk about using tramadol as a local anesthetic and compare that to Lidocaine without epi

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EP130: MOTO CROSS VS MAXILLA

In this episode I discuss a recent trauma case were a young man riding his motorcycle took a beating to his premaxilla fracturing tooth numbers eight causing a maxillary dental alveolar fracture a partial lefort fracture and an avulsed tooth numbers 11 up into the maxillary vestibule lateral to the nose.

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EP128: ADSA Journal Review Spring 2018 What? YUP!

This week I pick out the best articles from the Spring 2018 ASDA Journal and discuss them.  I start with the editorial on Checklists and then slide on over to patterns of Dental Anesthesiologist on practice.  I then answer the age-old question of one carpule or two for a block and finish with a meaty discussion on Antidepressants and anesthesia considerations.

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