Author Bryan McLelland

EP091: Surgery 1st with Jaw Surgery, Meetings Suck Part IV, Ear Hematoma

In this episode, I start off with a wise quote from Dr. Suess and move quickly into a reminder that Gordon Christensen is coming to Spokane Oct 27, 2017.  The final part of Meetings Suck by Cameron Herold is done hopefully giving you the tools to make sure your meetings do not suck.  I met this nice fella through the emergency room from an ATV accident who sustained a right mandible fracture and right zygoma fracture as well as an ear laceration.  The ear laceration was repaired by the emergency room and I noted that after the sutures were removed and the head wrap was removed that there was a hematoma.  I proceeded to evacuate the hematoma and the patient did well with all of his injuries post operatively.

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EP090: Meeting Suck Part 3, Herd of Angry Women


A great QOD starts us off and a challenge to invite 3 people and show them this podcast to get our listenership to over 3000 by September.  Gordon Christensen is coming to Spokane WA and you are all invited to come by emailing me at info@dentistbraincandy.com

11 angry women, or classically referred to as an angry herd of women assaulted my patient and she sustained a right orbital floor fracture with entrapment.  I reconstructed it with a transconjunctival approach using Medpor with titanium mesh.  Check it out at www.dentistbraincandy.com

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EP089: Ketamine in Sedation, Part 2 of Meetings Suck, Custom Healing Abutments

This week I start off with no less than three Polish Proverbs!  That’s right three!  We then move on the Part 2 of Meetings Suck by Cameron Herold.  From there I discuss Safety Concepts in Anesthetic Management with an emphasis on Ketamine.  The interesting case is that of a custom healing abutment that I fabricated with extraction of number 8 and an immediate implant.

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EP088: SubOrbital Wisdom Tooth, Meetings Suck Part 1, Central Giant Cell Granulomas

In this episode, I start off with a Bulgarian quote of the day because I know one quote last week is just not enough. After a few I cemented in getting things started with a Bulgarian “of the day.  I then move on to Part 1 of the book review of Meeting Suck by Cameron Harold.  Anybody in a work environment either has to hold meetings Or go to meetings and everybody needs to listen and know this information.  I then move on to a literature review from the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery on central giant cell granulomas.  This gets us all up to date on some of the new novel approaches and factoids in a very direct, rapid fire manner.  The interesting case is worth a visit to the website to check out the pictures and radiographs.  This crazy wisdom tooth with a large cyst was up at the floor of the orbit on the right side and was removed, biopsied and came back as a dentigerous cyst.  Patient is fantastic during and after the procedure.

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EP087: Unusual Cases on Thursday


Thursday of last week was an interesting day and I thought I’d share what I was up to that day.  I completed a Le Fort I procedure and did a modification of her previously LeFort I that needed some expansion after some poor healing. The cuts of wisdom teeth as well and then I had an interesting trauma case that ATV accident with a right zygoma and the right mandible fracture.

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EP086: Socket Grafting Review, Burnout, Hospital Acuity with Public Aid

In this episode, I start with a Clinical Focus on Socket Grafting by Michael Block.  Anyone with patients who are getting socket grafting needs to listen to this podcast for a nice review by Dr. Block.  I will also discuss burnout with residents and one hospital’s experience with dental infections after Public Aid limited dental coverage to emergency-only services.  You will not be disappointed by this episode!

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EP085: DENTAL NEWS TO ABUSE: Ergonomic Chair, Teledentistry and More


This week we have more Dental News to Abuse. We will discuss what a Dental Practice Advocate is and how to make that happen in your practice. We’ll also talk about getting online patient reviews and the six steps required will also be discussed.  Teledentistry and the ergonomic saddle stool that will help with ergonomics and lower back health.  I also have a little update on a dentist that was arrested and incidental fun facts as well as an update on Tricare Dental Coverage that hits May 1st.

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EP084: Oral Lichen Planus, Third Molar Flap Design and Dental News to Abuse


This week I go over two articles that are very relevant to everyone in dentistry today.  Lichen planus, especially the erosive variety is very annoying and affects the quality of life for patients and we can help them.  Anyone doing 3rd molar surgery or seeing patients and referring them for wisdom teeth should and now will know that flap design does not affect the health of the second molar long term.

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EP083: Part V of Wheelbarrow Profits, Lip Cancer Review, Fractured #9


I start off with an Irish Proverb for the quote of the day just to get everyone loosened up and then discuss the fifth and final installment of Wheelbarrow Profits by Jake and Gino.  Right now the market is hot for Multi-unit Family Investing and so getting in may not be a good time but learning about this is never a bad time.  The article about lip cancer and specifically about squamous cell carcinoma is over a 25-year span and has some solid take home points.  The interesting case is that of a traumatically fracture tooth number 9 and a dentoalveolar fracture as well and how I approached the treatment with a significant gingival injury.

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EP082: Dental News to Abuse week of April 24th, 2017


In this episode, we talk about raising dental fees and the fear most dentists get from that and how to respond.  I discuss saving stem cells from primary teeth, a dentist who is charged with stealing from his patients, what dentists can do to assist with the opioid addiction and some dental fun facts.  Enjoy!

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