In 2018, Joe DiMeo fell asleep at the wheel. In the resulting accident, he suffered third-degree burns over 80% of his body. He was left without eyelids, ears and fingertips. But in August of 2021, a team at NYU Langone Health performed a face and double hand transplant on Joe. Was
S2EP1: Cognitive Bias Hazards, Minimizing Frailty Preoperatively and Is Penicillin Allergy a Risk Factor for Infection?
With oral operations, negative outcomes are bound to arise from time to time. Though, when we take the time to continue to stay informed of possible hazards and complications, we can better avoid these possible outcomes. On this episode of Dentist Brain Candy, I share three interesting articles from the the Journal
EP177: What Nerve Block Technique is Easiest to Learn, Jaw Fractures and Impacted Wisdom Teeth, BMP for Alveolar Cleft Grafting and more
This week we discuss some pretty interesting articles from the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery the first one discussing the Akinosi nerve block technique versus the inferior alveolar nerve block technique for beginners to see whether there's an ease in learning and decrease complication rates for beginners. I didn't
This week in Dental news to abuse will start off by discussing how dental offices can win back lost patience as well we'll talk about a new retraction paste that's made out of a combination of 15% aluminum chloride and kaolin Clay will also discuss a new product available called
This week we go over weight loss with jaw fractures and whether or not doing a closed reduction or an open reduction makes a difference in this weight loss. The average patient with a mandibular fracture loses approximately 5% of their body weight but if it made it to the
This week I discussed the latest release and new materials and implant and abutment surface from Nobel Biocare. This includes Xeal and TiUltra.
This week we are going to talk about enhancing your dental team's communication as well as using salivary diagnostics for your dental practice to assist in bacterial identification for Paragon it is as well as caries risk assessment and oral cancer screening. We'll also talk about how you can borrow
This week in Dental news to Abuse I discuss changes with coding occlusal night guards and how to bill them and make sure you get reimbursed for these little critters. In addition, I discuss the ins and outs of emailing patient dental records and making sure you protect Patient Healthcare
This week I discussed two interesting articles the first one is a discussion about the use of topical benzocaine and that's 20% benzocaine gel in the maxilla and specific of the anterior maxilla to decrease pain of injection and entry of the needle and deposition of the fluid as well
This week I have some dental news for you including what the US Congress has been up to in regards to dental bills what the projected size of the dental implant Market is by 2028 a little chit chat about an electronic syringe called dental pain as well as a