Selective Root Retreatment

Selective Root Retreatment failure

Selective Root Retreatment of an endodontic failure Selective root retreatment is an endodontic retreatment procedure of a failing root canal. The difference is that in selective retreatment we only treat the root(s) that shows evidence of failure. When is it advisable to do selective root retreatment? Typically this will be a tooth with a root […]

G6PD deficiency

G6PD deficiency

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD deficiency) in dentistry G6PD deficiency is a genetic condition that causes the red blood cells to lyse more easily. It is likely an evolutionary development to malaria, as we find the trait in individuals whose ancestors are from parts of the world with malaria. G6PD deficiency impact on dental care There […]

ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY INTERNATIONAL

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Dr. Bryan Bauer was awarded a Fellowship with the Academy Of Dentistry International At a recent dental conference in Honolulu Hawaii Dr. Bryan accepted his Fellowship in the Academy of Dentistry International. What is the Academy of Dentistry International? The Academy of Dentistry International is the concept of Albert Wasserman, DDS, of San Mateo, California. […]

Spring cantilever bridge

spring cantilever bridge

What is a spring cantilever bridge? A spring cantilever bridge is one of those things that you might run into once in your career. They were never popular even in pre-dental implant days, but had their place. Spring cantilever bridge rationale The spring cantilever bridge replaces a single upper tooth that is lost. It can […]

Radiopaque jaw lesions

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Radiopaque lesions of the jaw Radiopaque lesion or area found on an x-ray? What is it? I’m going to slowly update with more interesting finds. Be aware most of these are bet guesses and not biopsy confirmed, as most do not warrant that. An unknown radiopaque area or lesion is regular find in dentistry. So […]

Soft tissue graft

periodontal plastic surgery terms

Soft tissue graft – Periodontal soft tissue grafting Soft tissue graft procedures can fix many tooth and implant issues. Free gingival graft FGG Subepithelial connective tissue graft Coronally advanced flap or coronally positioned flap You can treat a class I Miller recession with a coronally advanced flap, add in a SECTG or FGG for class […]

Single implant two teeth

single implant two teeth

A single implant for two teeth? Single implant with two teeth on top is an option in some areas of the mouth. Usually we reserve this option for the anterior where the forces are lower. The single dental implant is often a choice in these areas due to the small mesial distal area available. Where […]

Brown spots on teeth near gums

Brown spots on teeth near gums

Brown spots on teeth near gums? What are the brown spots? Brown spots on teeth near gums is something we hear from some potential patients. So what are they? Browns spots on teeth near gums can be one of several things. The most common thing that these brown spots end up being is decay. The […]