This video takes you through the removal of four impacted third molars. All four teeth are partial-bony impactions and the case if very straightforward. Surgical technique is discussed. Runtime: 17:19.
In this video, Dr. Reznick shows a technique to remove a tooth that was displaced into a fascial space. He also discusses how to avoid this from happening to you. Run time 14:15.
Bleeding from an extraction socket can occur during surgery or in the postoperative period. The management is basically the same. In this video, Dr. Reznick demonstrates what to do if you encounter bleeding while taking out an impacted third molar tooth. Pressure, pressure, pressure. Running time: 12:59.
One advantage a specialist has over a GP is exposure to, and experience with, a variety of surgical instruments that were designed to facilitate a particular procedure. There are many designs of elevators besides the straight design. One of Dr. Reznick’s favorites is the Cogswell B elevator. In this video, use of this instrument is…
Every surgical procedure has complications, no matter how experienced the surgeon or how routine the procedure. Knowing how to manage the most common complications is critical if you are doing surgery.
If you are going to do surgery, you need to understand what you are doing. This means knowing not just “how to do it”, but also the biology, anatomy and potential complications. This is what separates the clinician from a technician. If you are a technician, you should not be doing surgery. This case illustrates…
This is a straightforward case of four partial bony third molars. Patient examination, radiographic evaluation and surgical strategy are all discussed. Duration- 21:31
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.
This video shows the removal of a full bony horizontal impaction of tooth #32. The initial split was not successful. Re-evaluation of the root anatomy led to a favorable outcome. Run Time- 8:25.
Erupted 3rd molars in adults can be very challenging. This video discusses the removal of an ankylosed erupted mandibular 3rd molar in an adult male. Duration 7:11
If not managed immediately, a severe intraoperative bleed can lead to significant blood loss and morbidity. Dr. Reznick shows how he managed a sudden episode of bleeding while removing an impacted third molar. Duration- 4:44
In Part II of this 3 video series, Dr. Reznick discusses the risks of 3rd molar removal. The most common post-operative sequelae and complications are reviewed, along with the more significant ones to be aware of before performing surgery. This video also discusses the risks of NOT removing third molars in patients before they reach…