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
This episode is a must-listen for every dentist and the team. Botox originally was used for noncosmetic purposes for 13 years and then transitioned into cosmetic uses for lines and wrinkles of the face particularly in the glabella frontalis and crow's-feet areas on the face to eliminate wrinkling and specifically
In this episode, I discuss the all on four concepts and exactly what that means and review an article from the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial implants 2018 titled the biomechanical comparison of different implant inclinations and cantilever links in All-on-4 treatment concept by three-dimensional finite element analysis. I