Patients Treated with Oral and IV Bisphophnates & Periodontal or Implant Care
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Louis Rose, DDS, MD, Salvatore Ruggiero, DMD, MD , Peter C. Shatz, DDS
Prosthetic Considerations with Periodontal Root Resective Therapy Part 2
The treatment of advanced furcation lesions may require the removal of a portion of the crown and its associated root, or resection of only one root from a multi rooted tooth. This resective-type of therapy is a definitive treatment because it predictably enables clinicians to better access the remaining tooth structure for periodontal and subsequent prosthetic therapy. The morphology of tooth preparation for hemisective periodontal therapy is critical to facilitate the patient's ability to perform…
Oral Hygiene and Maintenance of Dental Implants
Long-term predictability of dental implants and their associated restorations has been demonstrated. As the number of patients treated with dental implants continues to grow, dentists must accept the challenges of maintaining these sometimes complex restorations. Proper monitoring and maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity of the dental implant and its associated restoration through a combination of appropriate professional care, evaluation, and effective patient oral hygiene. The value…
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.
Utilizing the Front Surface Mirror
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Treatment of TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Dental Practice
An informative lecture on the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ dysfunction and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Traumatic Injuries to Primary Teeth
Diagnosis, treatment as well as prevention of traumatic dental injuries.
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.
The Art of Clinical Photography
This program is designed to introduce you to the exciting world of Dental Digital Photography, showing how to take photos and images like a true professional! Gain practical hands-on experience that will demonstrate to you the benefits of including Digital Photography in your 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.
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