Oral Cancer Screening and Identification
This lecture describes current oral cancer screening techniques and adjunct diagnostic techniques. It is intended to help clinicians incorporate oral cancer screening into their practice.
Managing the Furcation in Periodontal and Restorative Therapy
Dr. Daniel Melker describes, in great detail, the management of molar furcation involvement in preparation for crown and bridge therapy.
Sutura Periodontal Básica - en español
La sutura Periodontal es extremadamente importante para el resultado final de una cirugia, es por eso que en esta oportunidad presentamos distintas tecnicas de sutura periodontal.
Tooth Extraction Revisited - The Utilization of the Physics Forceps
This short clinical video will use animation and a clinical case to highlight the Physics Forceps for tooth extraction.
Smoking - A Risk Factor for Periodontal Disease (in Spanish)
Tobacco is a major risk factor in the development and severity of periodontal disease, as well as in the response to periodontal therapy. It is essential that methods be employed to increase awareness of the adverse effects on the oral cavity directly related to smoking, specifically the relationship between the latter and its impact on periodontal tissue.
Healing of Gingival Recessions Using a Collagen Membrane with a Demineralized Xenograft
A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Periodontal Probing: Probe Tip Diameter
Background: Periodontal probing is one of the most common methods used in diagnosing periodontal disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the importance of the diameter of periodontal probing tips in diagnosing and evaluating periodontal disease. Methods: The literature discussing periodontal probe diameters in human, dog, and monkey studies was reviewed and compared. Tip diameters varied from 0.4 to over 1.0 mm in these studies. Probe advancement between the gingiva and the tooth is determined…
Clinical and Microbiological Effects of Local Tetracycline Irrigation on Periodontitis
This investigation was conducted on seven individuals referred for treatment of moderate adult periodontitis. Twenty-eight sites with an average probing depth of 5.6 ± 0.9 mm were evaluated. One tooth per jaw quadrant was randomly assigned to receive one of the following treatments: (I) no treatment, i.e., control; (II) saline irrigation; (III) tetracycline irrigation and (IV) scaling and root planing (SC/RP). A plaque control program was instituted one week prior to the experimental period and reinforced…
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.
Crowns and Bridges