Archive for July, 2015

IN MEMORY OF DR. PER-INGVAR BRANEMARK (1929-2014)

Last year we saw the passing of one of the great pioneers in dental care, Dr. Per-Ingvar Branemark. His research and innovations were not only a great service to dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and the progression of dental research, but these innovations have blossomed to wonderful treatments that have improved the lives of millions […]

THE RISK OF PUTTING OFF EXTRACTION OF ASYMPTOMATIC THIRD MOLARS/WISDOM TEETH

An article in the May 2015 issue of JOMS looks at the likelihood that wisdom teeth will need to be removed. (J Oral Maxillofac Surg 73:806-811, 2015). The conclusion is that in most cases the wisdom teeth do need to be removed. What the article does not show specifically and what we know from practice […]

CARE GUIDELINES FOR WISDOM TEETH (ALSO CALLED THIRD MOLAR TEETH)

The May 2015 Journal of the AAOMS (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons) contained an article delineating the recent care guidelines for Finland as it relates to third molar/wisdom tooth removal. (J Oral and Maxillofac Surg 73:804-805, 2015). Europe has, in general, been behind in the promotion of preventive dental procedures such as the […]

DENTAL ANESTHESIA

During my training, I had the privilege of also going through a one year anesthesia residency which was on top of the typical intensive anesthesia training that goes along with becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. With this residency, I was able to work for the Department of Anesthesiology at Metro Health Center in Cleveland […]

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