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
Oral Pyogenic Granuloma in Pregnancy
An oral pyogenic granuloma can develop immediately following the first trimester of pregnancy. Usually an oral pyogenic granuloma is a slow-growing mass that does not, upon excision, leave a large defect in the periodontium requiring surgical repair. However an oral pyogenic granuloma often grows into a large mass in the gravid female, which generally emanates from a stalk, originating at an interdental gingival papilla. Although such lesions are commonly known as 'pregnancy tumors' or 'pregnancy epulides',…
Legal Considerations in the use of Cone Beam Computer Tomography Imaging
Cone beam computed tomography imaging represents a paradigm shift for enhancing diagnosis and treatment planning. Questions regarding cone beam computed tomography’s associated legal responsibility are addressed, including cone beam computed tomography necessity, recognition of pathosis in the scan’s entire volume, adequate training, informed consent and/or refusal and current court status of cone beam computed tomography. Judicious selection and prudent use of cone beam computed tomography technology to protect and promote patient safety and efficacious treatment complies with the standard of care.
Entropy in Dentistry
What’s the "trick" for dealing with life's difficulties and the effort that goes along with it?
CBCT / CadCam Restorative Technologies in Clinical Dentistry
This lecture will provide you with the background information on the rapidly changing digital dental technologies that allow you to make enlightened decision on what to use and how to gain the greatest benefit when incorporated into your practice. Recent advances such as three-dimensional dental radiography with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), virtual dental implant planning, clinical execution with guided surgery and new computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology for the implant abutment and restoration all play a role in the success of modern implant dentistry. While the benefits of CBCT scans for treatment planning and fabrication of surgical guides is well understood, this lecture will also illuminate and clarify the inherent potential problems found in some imaging data.
Photo/Video Documentation in Dentistry: The MicroVision Approach
In this webinar I will speak about correct choice of equipment, settings and protocol of photo/video documentation in every day practice of a dentist. Also we will describe benefits of using microscope for documentation goals.
The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 1 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.
Therapeutic Agents in Dentistry: Choosing and Utilizing Wisely
Latest in therapeutics presented by a speaker with oral medicine/pharmacology background. Covers antibiotic/antifungal/antiviral agents for dental/orofacial infections.
CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment
Radiographic imaging is essential in the diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up in endodontics. The interpretation of an image can be confounded by a number of factors, including the regional anatomy as well as superimposition of both the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. As a result of superimposition, periapical radiographs reveal only limited aspects, a 2-dimensional view, of the true three dimensional anatomy. Additionally, there is often geometric distortion of the anatomical structures being imaged with conventional radiographic methods. These problems can be overcome by utilizing small or limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging techniques which produce accurate 3-dimensional images of the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. This presentation will highlight the indications, advantages and considerations of the use of CBCT in endodontics.
Why CBCT Guided Implant Surgery & Treatment Planning for Your Patients: A Restorative Roadmap to Success
This presentation will discuss the advantages of using cbct, accuracy of guided surgery, and advantages of guided implant surgery to help achieve a predictable result for a patient driven treatment.
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