Treating Abnormal Frenum Attachments in Infants
Fred Margolis, DDS
Use of Midazolam to Modify Children's Behovior in the Dental Setting
One of the most common challenges that the dentist who treats children faces is the behavior management of the difficult child. Most children react favorably to the traditional behavior management technique of "tell-show-do." Some children are not accepting of treatment due to fear, pain, anxiety, maturity or a combination of these. Pharmacologic methods of modifying children's behavior are sometimes necessary to accomplish the necessary treatment for the child. Nitrous oxide is a commonly used…
Gingival Zenith Positions and Levels of the Maxillary Anterior Dentition
The information presented in this article can be clinically applied to reestablish the proper
intratooth GZPs of the maxillary anterior teeth during periodontal crown lengthening or root
coverage procedures. In addition, the intra-arch gingival level of the lateral incisor gingival
zenith relative to the adjacent central and canine teeth can be appropriately established.
The Erbium Laser: The Star Wars of Dentistry
Dentistry has a new weapon in the fight against tooth decay. This "light saber" of dentistry is the erbium laser. The dental laser is the latest in modern innovations for the 21st century. The erbium lasers have proven safe and effective for the removal of tooth decay and cavity preparation in addition to many soft tissue and hard-tissue surgical procedures. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the erbium laser for marketing in the United States as of 1997. The erbium laser offers an alternative…
Techniques for Treating Pediatric and Special Needs Patients – Part 4
Dr. Fred Margolis discusses the treatment of special needs patients, including challenges faced in administrating anesthesia.
Periodontally-Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics – Part 3
Advantages of PAOO in clinical practice.
Traumatic Injuries to Primary Teeth
Diagnosis, treatment as well as prevention of traumatic dental injuries.
Pediatric Esthetic Dentistry for Teens: Do Not Miss Treating The Future Gens' Smiles
An expert discusses easy-to-implement clinical applications for teens that fully meets the esthetic needs of this dental practice population.
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