Dental Education
Online Dental Education Dental education lectures and videos Online dental ce Dental education articles Expert dental educators Dental products education Dental Community
 
Dental Publication / Article Details

Implications of Bisphosphonate Use for the Dentist Implications of Bisphosphonate Use for the Dentist

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, John Peden, DDS, Peter C. Shatz, DDS

Date Added:

1/2/2007


Summary:

The authors look into the research studies into bisphosphonates, the important classification of drugs for the treatment of bone diseases. Are bisphosphonates safe when used during or around implant treatment? The authors have some good news for us.

Related Articles
Antimicrobial Effect of a Single Dose of Amoxicillin on the Oral Microbiota

Antimicrobial Effect of a Single Dose of Amoxicillin on the Oral Microbiota
Amoxicillin is commonly used in oral surgery for antimicrobial prophylaxis against surgical-site infection and bacteremia because of its effect on oral streptococci. The aim of this study was to determine whether amoxicillin reaches the break-point concentrations in saliva and has any effect on the salivary microbiota, colonizing bacteria on mucosal membranes and on the gingival crevice after a single dose of amoxicillin. A single dose given as prophylaxis to prevent a surgical-site infection results in a significant reducing effect on the oral streptococcal microflora in the gingival crevice and may have an impact on bacteria spreading into tissues and the bacteria of streptococci.

Author(s): Cecilia Larsson Wexell, DDS, PhD; Henrik Ryberg, PhD; Wivi-Anne Sjöberg Andersson, DDS; Susanne Blomqvist, BSc; Pieter Colin, PhD; Jan Van Bocxlaer, PhD; Gunnar Dahlén, DDS PhD
View Article>>
Legal Considerations  in the use of Cone  Beam Computer Tomography Imaging

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.

Author(s): Edwin J Zinman, DDS, JD;Stuart C. White, DDS, PHD; and Sotirios Tetradis, DDS, PHD
View Article>>
Patients Treated with Oral and IV Bisphophnates & Periodontal or Implant Care

Patients Treated with Oral and IV Bisphophnates & Periodontal or Implant Care
When can patients who are being treated with oral and IV bisphosphonates receive periodontal, implant, and/or oral surgical care?

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Louis Rose, DDS, MD, Salvatore Ruggiero, DMD, MD , Peter C. Shatz, DDS
View Article>>
Related Videos
Effective Treatment for Herpetic or Traumatized Oral Lesions Premium Member Content

Effective Treatment for Herpetic or Traumatized Oral Lesions
In this tip of the week, Dr. Sergio Rubinstein shares his clinical experience with Proginicin in the treatment of herpetic or ulcerative oral lesions and soft tissue healing.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD;Sergio Rubinstein, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Cone Beam CT 3D Interactive Anatomy Premium Member Content

Cone Beam CT 3D Interactive Anatomy
In this interactive video presentation Dr. Rami Gamil outlines the basics of 2D MPR navigation through axial, coronal and sagittal sections in CBCT datasets, flythroughs and the techniques of 3D visualization including MIP (Maximum intensity projection) and VR (Volume Rendering) to be able to visualize soft tissue, airways, bone, impacted teeth, implants, surgical plates, root canal treatments which gives the clinician indispensable tools in his diagnostic armamentarium to be able to efficiently interpret, diagnose and plan taking the guesswork out of this equation.

Presented By:: Rami Gamil, BDS
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
David Garber at The Lounge Premium Member Content

David Garber at The Lounge
The Lounge at dentalxp.com by David Garber.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD;David Garber, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
OCCLUSION: Can We Possibly Simplify It? - Part 3 Premium Member Content

OCCLUSION: Can We Possibly Simplify It? - Part 3
Over the past 20 years, many of us have been confused, frustrated, unsure and crazy about ... “How do I get my occlusion philosophy on the right path?”. Using our SOT methods and Level 1-10 Occlusion Classification we can show you how to become successful in the “Occlusion” of your patients. Spend an hour with us and open up a whole new world of occlusion philosophy and understanding. This is the real deal!

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2
Many elements of the digital workflow including digital treatment planning using merged datasets, guided implant surgery, and CADCAM restorative design will be presented in the context of their current limitations and the opportunity for efficient and predictable esthetic restorative outcomes. The goal of treatment success is based upon the thoughtful application of these technologies to an patient’s specific needs.

Presented By:: David L. Guichet, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Communication Protocols with Photography Premium Member Content

Communication Protocols with Photography
Digital photography is a very important subject in dentistry. It is hard to know where to start, especially when applying to dentistry. This lecture serves as an ad aid for the clinician and technician during the process of approaching the patient from treatment planning presentation to the process of integration digital photography into the color-matching procedure.

Presented By:: Johan Figueira, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Download Now

Important!

To view this dental publication or article, you must be a registered user of Dental XP. If you are already a member, click here to login.

Registration is free and only takes several minutes. Dental XP will never spam you, or sell your information.

Join For Free







Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
©2021

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login · Register