In this episode, I discuss office lease renew and negotiation, critical areas for compliance in the dental office, promoting new technology in the practice, changes in dentistry in the next year or two, and a lozenge that is being sold to reduce cavities and populate the mouth with good bacteria.
This week I begin our discussion with a review of a case report of a 64 year old lady who acquired hemophilia A. This lady went in with no known bleeding disorders and had a mandibular third molar removed and found herself intubated for 5 days and near death but
This week I discuss facial infections and antibiotics and the indications for hospital admission and antibiotic resistance.
EP124: Dental news to abuse and brush your teeth in 10 seconds and oral health and colon cancer link
In this week's episode we discussed Dental news and we start off with a new barrier device for tablets and then go into common ways that insurance companies deny Dental claims Heparin your bottom line then discuss a new automated toothbrush that cleans the entire dentition in 10 seconds and
EP123: Articaine vs Lidocaine for palatal anesthesia, VSP vs CSP, Orbital Mirroring for Reconstruction?
In this episode, I discuss some excellent articles. We will look at the relative concentration of lidocaine vs articaine in the rabbit model to see if there is a reason why palatal anesthesia is better with buccal infiltration with Articaine. We also look at orbital fractures in the elderly vs
This weekend I was on call and so I discuss three cases that I came across. The first case had a history of a dental extractions approximately 3 weeks ago that did not resolve and was admitted with gas in the pterygomandibular and the buccal space. The second case was
In this episode, I discuss the pathogenesis of Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) and the staging of ORN and the treatment modalities available including surgery, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, pentoxifylline and tocopherol as well as dental management with these cases. 21 days should pass from the time of the last dental surgery before radiation
This week’s podcast is dedicated to the Pleomorphic Adenoma I was introduced to and treated over the last 3-4 weeks. I go over the history of this lesion, the initial treatment and definitive treatment and if you go to www.dentistbraincandy.com episode 120 Interesting Cases Section you will find some killer
In this episode, I start by discussing briefly the existence of the AAOMS white paper on prescribing opioids responsibly. Specifically, I discuss an article in the AAOMS Today publication that goes over CPT and CDT coding guidelines. Using an opioid-sparing technique in your office is expensive and has a significant financial
In this episode, I start by discussing antibiotic resistance and its implications in society as well as the reasons for this increase in antibiotic resistance. We discussed the causes including easy access in developing nations over administration prescription by healthcare providers as well as providing antibiotics to prophylactically livestock. I