Dentistry

3D Studies

Examples of 3D Studies

Dentistry

Tetranite-A Miracle on the Horizon?

LaunchPad Medical in, conjunction with Stryker, has just gotten approval for use of its resorbable bone glue-Tetranite.

Experience

Trust

Do you trust your doctor? I hope so. In today’s world of mass production and socialized medicine, sometimes I feel like a number when I go to a medical appointment.

Dental Implants

Teeth-in-a-day

You may see advertisements on TV now about how someone walks in with a bunch of bad teeth and comes out with new, fixed teeth on implants. This is indeed possible. But, it is not as easy as it looks.

Dental Implants

Dental Implants and Periodontal Disease

Dental implants are not a cure all. They are titanium (non-magnetic, don’t set off metal detectors and MRI scans are OK) and don’t decay, never need root canals, and are hard to break, unlike teeth.

Dentistry

I have TMJ!

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is a widely used term that is applied to disorders associated with this system. We have not figured out how to correct all the problems, so we just changed the name to TMD (temporomandibular disorders).

Oral Surgery

A New and Better World of Oral Surgery

Until we knew better, no one realized how brutal a tooth extraction was. Unless a tooth came out directly or you had massive pain to begin with, the treatment was worse than the problem.

Dentistry

Dry Socket, a Thing of the Past?

Dry socket is a term that is often misapplied to pain after a tooth extraction. This is a rare condition; an extraction site completely devoid of clot-scab equivalent on dry skin.

Dentistry

The Problem with Dentistry-Dentistry

A light bulb went off in my head several years ago. Every other patient I see my age, has spent their whole life in a dental chair with a continuum of treatments.

Dental Implants

When Space is Tight.

The old joke about dental implants is, you need bone and money. Bone can be created. Money is usually earned.

Experience

Experience Helps

Everyone knows the more you do something, the better you get-hopefully. Along with this come advances in technology. The combination of these makes for better outcomes.

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