Guide to Diagnosing & Treating Endodontic & Periodontal Lesions
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Peter C. Shatz, DDS, Albert L. Amato, DDS, David Kurtzman, DDS
Digital Radiography: Asset for the Hygienist
The hygiene practitioner plays an integral role in the evaluation of the cosmetic, as well as the functional, needs of the patient. Since time is a valuable commodity for both patients and the dental team, it is imperative that the armamentarium available assists in obtaining an accurate diagnosis in the timeliest fashion. One of these tools—digital radiography—is changing the face of patient care, contributing to safer, faster, and more effective means of dental treatment. The incorporation of…
Learn to lead your staff and they’ll work like sled dogs and love you at the same time!
Bisphosphonates and Their Impact on Patient Treatment
There has been increasing discussion concerning a variety of implications for patients who have been administered bisphosphonates, which are FDA-approved chemical agents used in the treatment of osteoporosis, metastatic cancer involving the bone, and Paget's disease. I The first report of the biological characteristics of bisphosphonates was published in 1968, when scientists discovered that bisphosphonates have a marked ability to inhibit bone resorption. Bisphosphonates suppress or reduce bone…
Sleep Disorder Dentistry: Snoring & Sleep Apnea – Part 1
The diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.
Sleep Disorder Dentistry: Snoring & Sleep Apnea – Part 2
The classification, diagnosis and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.
The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 2 of 2
This lecture will highlight the specific role of Salivary Diagnostics in a Clinical practice which includes an evaluation of PPT (periodontal pathogens), PST (genetic periodontal susceptibility) as well as the presence of HPV (human pappiloma virus) and how to best incorporate it into your clinical practice.
From 2D to 3D: The Benefits of 3D-X-ray in the Different Fields of Dentistry
CBCT(Cone Beam Computed Tomography) has developed in the last years from a highly specialized used subject used mainly by specialized surgeons and implantologists to a wide field of indications, used mostly by general practitioners, periodontists, endodontists, general implantologists and orthodontists. The picture quality has increased drastically so the 3-D X-ray techniques are able to show aspects that 2-D X-ray-techniques are unable to present. 3-D X-ray systems are linked today to other diagnostic and electro-mechanical systems as there are automaticised software measure and diagnostic tools, intra and extra-oral scanning systems and CAD-CAM-milling-systems. That increases the diagnostic and treatment possibilities this systems offers to the users.
Integration of 3D Digital Technology: The Advancements in Today’s Dentistry
So in this Webinar Dr. Gamil will discuss the concept of Total digital solution, and how to understand, integrate and implement it in everyday practice, starting with the phase of scanning: CBCT, Intraoral or in lab optical scanners, face photos, digital models, impression scans and their integration.
Then going through the phase of planning using the acquired data using specialized software, showing the added benefit and amazing potentials and ending with the different type of manufacturing such as: 3D printing, Laser sintering, Milling and their applications and how this pool forms together what we call the total digital solutions and how to be familiar with the workflow, implement and ride this wave of tomorrow becoming a reality today.
Comprehending Maxillofacial Anatomy and Related Pathology with CBCT
The advent of CBCT has brought a great deal of excitement to the dental professionals. For the first time, we have a diagnostic tool which has overcome the known disadvantages of the traditional projectional dental diagnostic images (periapical and panoramic radiographs) with the provision of sharp sectional images at any desired plane (multiplannar imaging). However, the interpretation of these images is somewhat challenging mainly due to the anatomical complexity of the maxillofacial region and the lack of familiarity of the profession with multiplannar imaging. This course will review in detail the anatomy of the certain challenging sites (neck, paranasal sinuses etc) of maxillofacial region and discuss the related pathological entities. Often times these may be simply incidental findings fact that raises the degree of the responsibility of the dental professional.
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