This week I discuss new legislation that mandates dentists disclosing what lab they use and the lab to disclose materials and suppliers to increase consumer awareness of potentially harmful products and lead containing metal ect. Ten marketing tips are discussed as well as. Codes for interproximal Phocal disc fluoride application is given as well. We have a nice little chat about Emojis as well.There are some dental fun facts that talk about as well.
Finding the right medication to take for a clinically depressed patient used to be a process of trial and error and could take months to years to find the correct medicine to provide some relief for this condition. Up to 17% of the US population is depressed and Shaun is going to highlight a fantastic new solution for these people. Through genetic testing, CNS Dose can show the correct medication to take to help.
This interview with Shaun Sorenson goes over his company and the process of online review collection. Patients need your help to know where the right place to put an online review is and they must use a unique IP address or Google will crack down on the office. Online data must be coherent and this company will help with that too. Your reputation matters even online.
Scott Oyler, my Nobel Biocare implant rep, and I discuss two of the latest and greatest innovations from Nobel. We discuss the use of the Omni-Grip screw for multiple unit restorations and the indications and precautions with this tech. The Multi Unit Abutment has been updated and we discuss what these updates are and what the advantages are of the MUA plus.
The episode tears off a big bite of the book review on Beat the Heart Attack Gene by Bale and Doneen and will not disappoint. There is quite the section on Hormone Replacement Therapy for women that everyone should hear. I then discuss a large oral antral communication that took two attempts at closure. The first attempt was with a simple buccal sliding flap and that quickly broke down and failed. The second successful surgery including using a buccal fat pad flap to advance over the opening. Check out the cool pics!
This week I talk about the chatty patient that just won’t shut up and what to do about it, rhythmic entertainment to help relax and calm anxious dental patients, Digital Shade guide, 9 common reasons for dental LAWSUITS and some dental fun facts.
In this episode, I go into part 2 of the book review by Bale and Doneen and really get into some interesting facts and statistics that will help you understand the risks our patients are at everyday and the risks we have for strokes and heart attacks. Understanding these risks takes us one step closer to reducing those risks. I do have a quote from Winston Churchill for you as well as an interesting case with pictures and all of a C02 laser frenectomy and a great picture showing the gingival stripping and bone loss that a high frenum pull call lead to.
This week in addition to reminding you to have 4 of your friends subscribe to the podcast to get our downloads to over 3000 by September, I go over a case that presented to me on the day that I write this. This gal had a seizure and dislocated her jaw on both sides! Next week I will give you an update as to how the procedure went.
In this episode, I start a new book review that might save your life. Beat the Heart Attack Gene is a really interesting, meaty book about systemic inflammation caused by many different sources including oral sources and how to prevent heart attacks and strokes through a scientific comprehensive approach. This is a must read for all Americans. I discuss and interesting article about surgical site infections with jaw surgery and come away with actionable points to help prevent those. The interesting case shows a cool radiograph of an impacted #20 that destroyed #19 and the challenge of that extraction.