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

Patients Treated with Oral and IV Bisphophnates & Periodontal or Implant Care Patients Treated with Oral and IV Bisphophnates & Periodontal or Implant Care

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Louis Rose, DDS, MD, Salvatore Ruggiero, DMD, MD , Peter C. Shatz, DDS

Date Added:

10/1/2007


Summary:

When can patients who are being treated with oral and IV bisphosphonates receive periodontal, implant, and/or oral surgical care?

Related Articles
An Expression of Your Vision: High-Quality Photography

An Expression of Your Vision: High-Quality Photography
Digital photography is common in many of today’s dental practices, and high-quality dental images are paramount for laboratory communication and marketing dentistry. The purpose of this article is to define what a high-quality dental image is, and to give an overview of what these images are used for. In this article I will briefly go over all the steps involved in making these images and review in detail the equipment, camera settings, techniques, and post-production workflow using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

Author(s): Steven H. Goldstein, DDS
View Article>>
The Lead Apron Dinosaur

The Lead Apron Dinosaur
Why is this outdated and useless piece of equipment in dental radiology still being used?

Author(s): Richard Erickson, MS, DDS
View Article>>
Oral Soft Tissue Laser Ablative and Coagulative Efficiencies Spectra

Oral Soft Tissue Laser Ablative and Coagulative Efficiencies Spectra
The key to the success of soft tissue lasers is their ability to cut and coagulate the soft tissue at the same time. Present work is aimed to derive the wavelength-dependent differences in photo-thermal ablation and coagulation efficiencies for oral soft tissue pulsed dental Near-IR Diode, Mid-IR Erbium and IR CO2 lasers. Even though the soft tissue photothermal ablation has been extensively studied, there remains a discrepancy between (a) the widely proliferated notion about efficient Near-IR 800-1,100 nm laser ablation of the oral soft tissue, and (b) studies reporting the inefficient soft tissue Near-IR absorption/ablation. Indeed, the notions about “the key to the usefulness of the Nd:YAG is that this wavelength is highly absorbed in oral soft tissue”, and “all currently available dental laser instruments and their emission wavelengths have indications for use for incising, excising... oral soft tissue surgery”, contradict an observation illustrated here...

Author(s): Peter Vitruk, PhD
View Article>>
Related Videos
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>>
Analogue vs. Digital Dentistry Premium Member Content

Analogue vs. Digital Dentistry
In the progressive world of modern digital technologies, it is more apparent than ever that there is always an analogue component to the restorative clinical process. This presentation will discuss the diagnostic aspects of restorative based digital dentistry as well as the accuracy advantages to the final outcomes. Digital Smile planning, smile mockups and their critical role in minimally invasive tooth preparation  will be highlighted. Lab communication with these digital templates relay all the necessary information and provide the lab technician with  a more manageable workflow.  Accuracy, better outcomes and less invasive dentistry are the winners in this evolution.

Presented By:: Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

The Expanding Role of DNA and Bacterial Identification in Perio Therapy - Part 2 of 2
This lecture will highlight the specific role of Salivary Diagnostics in a Clinical practice which includes an evaluation of PPT (periodontal pathogens), PST (genetic periodontal susceptibility) as well as the presence of HPV (human pappiloma virus) and how to best incorporate it into your clinical practice.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
Presentation Style: Lecture
Community Rating:
 
Watch Now>>
Related Courses
Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser Premium Member Content

Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser
The CO2 9.3um hard tissue laser has made restorative dentistry more acceptable to patients mainly due to the lack of local anesthesia required for most all restorations. Procedures will be shown on both virgin teeth as well as replacement of previous restorations. What has been most impressive is how the cutting speed can be varied in both enamel and dentin. Also the efficiency as well as the simplicity of operation will be included. Finally, you will see patient responses after the procedures showing the effectiveness of the laser in anesthetizing the teeth being treated.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS;David M. Fantarella, DMD, PC
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition Premium Member Content

Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition
This presentation covers the importance of differential analysis of the worn dentition, treatment plan and treatment sequence of the esthetic rehabilitation in severely worn dentition patients. Speakers will also explain how to harmonize the smile design of anterior restorations with the functional occlusion of posterior restorations, including the relation of temporomandibular component and the anterior guidance design with all-ceramic restorations as the material of choice.

Presented By:: Gerard J. Chiche, DDS;Somkiat Aimplee, DDS, MSc, FACP
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
Watch Now>>
Managing Technology for Best Outcomes and Productivity Premium Member Content

Managing Technology for Best Outcomes and Productivity
Digital technology provides tools to improve planning, clinical execution, prosthetic design, manufacturing, maintenance, and cost of care. Dental professionals need to understand the value of individual technologies as well as the benefit derived from linking them together. During this presentation, a business model and clinical cases will be used to illustrate how a number of digital technologies can impact outcomes and productivity.

Presented By:: Arnold Rosen, DDS, MBA
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
©2019

Preferred Language: English Flag
Contact Us · Login ·