There are different perceptions as to why some of these laws are in place, some believing dental professionals are aiming to capture a greater share of the whitening market by banning anyone else from offering these services. Others feeling strongly that limiting this service offering to licensed dental professionals eliminate
Turns out that this book is actually really good to help you take your meetings from meetings suck to like meetings are beneficial, good, knowing what their purpose is, knowing what their value is, how to run, create, organize, and execute a meeting, so that you're getting your money's worth,
Texas dentist was threatened with a lawsuit for his website being noncompliant with the American Disabilities Act. Dental practices are taken by surprise when they find out that they can be sued if their website does not comply with the American Disabilities Act. This is not a scam. What can your
In this episode I discussed three interesting articles the first article discusses the quality of life of patients with jaw and facial deformities before and after jaw surgery and the notable unremarkable quality of life improvements from both a psychological and functional component. I also discuss whether antiplatelet drugs need
EP168: Predictors of ICU Admission for Dental Infections, Treatment of MRONJ, IntraOperative Imaging
In this episode I discuss the increasing use of the Intensive Care Unit for a. Digenic infections over the last decade in Australia. I also discuss the conservative treatment of medication-related osteonecrosis of the Jaws and the success rates and spontaneous resolution of this process that you can expect from
In this episode, I start by discussing the periodontal stability on the distal of the mandibular second molar after a coronectomy on mandibular third molars. This is a three-year study and over the last several years the popularity of a coronectomy for high-risk third molar situations with close proximity to
EP166: Most Accurate Way of Placing Implants, Clone Abutments Suck (maybe), Medications to Avoid in Elderly
This week I discuss navigation vs lab guides vs free hand implant bbn placment accuracy, medications to consider avoiding in those 65 years old or more and whether clone abutments are the same as branded parts in a lab.
This week I go through an article from the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery written by Bryan Bell that discusses the history of jaw surgery. Orthognathic surgery has an interesting progression through time that any dentist or surgeon should know about and will find well summarized in this podcast.
In this episode, I discussed an article titled office-based sedation and general anesthesia for COPD patients part 1. This is a good review of COPD it's pathophysiology its epidemiology and issues with IV sedation and general anesthesia with Dental patients.
This week I discuss the need for all of us to call Google at 1-844-491-9665 to get them to add the category of “dental implants” instead of the only option being “dental implants periodontist”. I also discuss how our National Association will help with an application for the American College
EP162: 3rd molars Damage 2nd Molars and Lasers Decrease Paresthesia and Surgery First is good for the Brain
In this episode, I start with a discussion about low-level laser light therapy and helping nerve recovery after a bilateral sagittal split osteotomy. There is a significant risk of permanent numbness after jaw surgery particularly lower jaw surgery and this study looks at a novel therapy of low-level laser light
EP161: Misdiagnosis of a Palatal Mass, OSA and Carotid Calcifications, dental implants in erosive lichen planus
In this episode, I discuss the misdiagnosis of a swelling on the roof of the mouth that turned out to be cancer. This was misdiagnosed twice and can have serious implications for patients. In addition, we talked about the incidental radiographic finding with a panorex showing calcifications in the Carotid
This week I discuss articles out of the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in December of 2018. We will discuss a pork larvae infestation of the oral mucosa in three separate patients including both the clinical presentation and management of these lesions. We shall discuss how to prevent periodontal