There is no such thing as a simple tooth removal. A non-surgical extraction can have many challenges and can result in unwanted complications. Making it look “easy” requires knowledge, skill and experience. This case, removal of an erupted mandibular central incisor, illustrates a number of points. Duration 11:19.
One of the biggest mistakes a clinician can make is to “think” that they can successfully perform a surgical procedure. It is essential to KNOW that you can do it before you pick up the first instrument. This video discusses a case where the doctor had no plan, did not know how to handle a…
This video is not coupled with continuing education credits. It is important to properly clean, dry and sterilize and implant surgical kit. Improper technique can lead to oxidizing and dulling of the drills. Since a guided surgery kit generally costs about $5000-6000, not knowing the proper protocol can be expensive.
A common question that comes up in lectures to dentists who are just getting started on their journeys into implant surgery is how to set up the operatory to create an aseptic environment. Just how “sterile” does everything need to be, and where to I get the supplies to do this, and what instruments do…
Orthodontists frequently refer patients for removal of 4 erupted premolar teeth to alleviate dental crowding. Proper surgical technique is necessary to prevent root fractures and alveolar plate injuries that would hamper the orthodontic treatment. This topic is discussed in this video. Run Time – 7:23.
This video presents the surgical removal of a straightforward mandibular third molar tooth. The classification, strategy and procedure is explained. This is an example of a good case for a dentist who is starting to incorporate surgery into their practice. Duration- 5:13.
The technique of sectioning a mandibular molar in a 76 year old man, with a surgical handpiece is shown in this video. The roots are mobilized with an East-West elevator. Duration 7:00.
This video is not coupled with continuing education credits. This video shows how a mandibular molar may be split, to facilitate its removal, using the cowhorn forceps. Duration- 3:33.
A new design of exodontia instruments has been introduced that modifies the surgical procedure to minimize trauma to the extraction site. These instruments are demonstrated, and typical cases are illustrated. Run Time 15:00
Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws (BRONJ) is a recently recognized complication of a class of drugs that is used to treat osteoporosis and bone disease in a variety of cancers. Millions of patients have been exposed to these drugs. There is a lot of incomplete information and misinformation around regarding dental management of these patients.…
Knowing which instruments to use is a basic requirement of performing surgical extractions. The instruments you should have at your disposal are reviewed in this course. Run Time -18:35
Odontogenic infections are commonly seen in dental practice. When the infection spreads in to the soft tissue and forms an abscess, surgical drainage is frequently indicated as part of the management. This video demonstrates how to do an intraoral I & D procedure. Duration- 9:06