Oral Health

DIAGNOdent

How to use the DIAGNOdent    What is DIAGNOdent?   DIAGNOdent is electronic device that aids in accurate and reliable caries detection.   More and more patients place value on healthy and attractive teeth. DIAGNOdent aids in the...

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Prophy Jet Air Polishing Technique

  Prophy Jet Air Polishing Technique   What is Air Polishing?   Air polishing is another important tool in our armamentarium. It also helps minimize hand, wrist, neck and eye fatigue like a cavitron tip, by helping to remove stain quicker than scaling and polishing...

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Taking X-rays on Gaggers

  Getting X-rays on Gaggers   Patients that have a sensitive gag reflex are very common in the dental office. This can be very challenging when you are trying to perform dental procedures.   What causes gagging? Gagging can be due to psychological factors, or...

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Sharpening Instruments

  Techniques for Sharpening Instruments   Why sharpen?   Sharp instruments are essential to effective and efficient patient care. They increase tactile sensitivity, lessen the pressure needed to scale, and reduce the chances of burnishing calculus deposits.   The...

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Using a Periodontal Probe

  Techniques for Using a Periodontal Probe   What is a Periodontal Probe?   A periodontal probe is the most reliable instrument used to consistently determine the depth of periodontal pockets.   Periodontal probes vary in design and are distinguished by the...

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ViziLite Oral Cancer Screeining

   ViziLite® Plus with TBlue   What is Vizilite?   ViziLite Plus with TBlue is oral lesion identification and marking system that is used as in conjuctuin with conventional head and neck examination to identify, evaluate, monitor and mark abnormal oral lesions...

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How to Use Arestin

  How to Use Arestin   What is ARESTIN? ARESTIN® is the first locally administered time-released antibiotic, encapsulated in Microspheres that effectively kills the germs that cause periodontal disease or periodontitis.   ARESTIN® Microspheres contain (minocycline...

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Premedication For Dental Treatment

  Administration of Premedication for Dental Treatment   What is Premedication?  Premedication is medication which is administered in advance of  invasive dental or medical procedures.  Premedication in the dental office is usually a prescribed dose of antibiotics...

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