The Importance of Periodontal Treatment for the Mitigation of COVID-19 and Other Systemic Diseases. A healthy oral cavity acts as a barrier against all kinds of diseases. Data shows that, in areas where poor oral hygiene causes diseases such as caries or periodontitis, there are also more fatal cases of COVID-19. … Read More
To date in the United States, no clusters of healthcare workers positive for COVID-19 have been reported in dental settings or personnel.
In the face of the worldwide threat of COVID-19, we must help our patients overcome any fear of contracting this virus in our offices.
Without regular dental care during this time, the progression of dental disease will likely worsen and lead to pain, infection, and tooth-loss… Read More
Integers are like letters: alone they are meaningless. But when integrated into therapeutic endeavors, they provide a relevant basis for procedural planning and execution of therapy. Tarnow’s e-book presents lists of numbers which clinicians should be acquainted with when performing implant dentistry — numeric parameters and guidelines for the treatment of teeth, placement of implants,… Read More
From Our Office to Yours… Dental implant maintenance is often a confusing topic and clear guidelines have been lacking. Many of the guidelines and protocols provide conflicting or out of date information, and/or are often not based on sound research. The American Academy of Periodontology has provided a position paper on dental implant maintenance, which… Read More
From Our Office to Yours… In November 2017, 175 researchers,educators and clinicians from around the world met in Chicago to update and standardize the definitions, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal and peri-implant diseases that will be used by dental professionals around the world. They produced 24 reports in 320 pages, which were collated and published… Read More
From Our Office to Yours… Many adults suffer from chronic temporomandibular jaw and tooth pain. Some common symptoms include pain in or around the ear, tenderness of the jaw, pain when biting, or headaches. Determining the cause of jaw and tooth pain can sometimes be challenging, since the pain can come from the muscles, nerves,… Read More
A Personal Invitation to You from: Dr. Maxim Belograd Dr. Maxim Belograd is a specialist in the field of advanced microscope dentistry, with a private practice in Kiev, Ukraine. His focus is on endodontics, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Belograd is co-organizer of MicroVision group, official trainer of Zeiss Dental Academy, an active member of… Read More
Dr Stefan Koubi graduated from the Marseille University School of Dentistry, France, in 1998. From 1998 to 2001, he worked as a Clinical Assistant at the Hôpital Louis Mourier (Hôpitaux de Paris) in the Department of Stomatology headed by Prof. Poidatz. In addition, he was Research Assistant at the University of Paris V, School of… Read More
From Our Office to Yours… As dentists specializing in treatment of diseases of the oral cavity and associated structures, we are often also called upon to treat painful oral lesions in the mouth. This issue of The PerioDontaLetter contains guidelines on how to treat these common oral lesions. The back page of this issue contains… Read More
Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDH, RDHAP, MS Noel Brandon-Kelsch is an international speaker, writer and Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice. She is passionate about oral health and has the uncanny ability to motivate and enlighten audiences through her unique humor and cutting edge information. She takes tough subject matter and presents it in such an interesting… Read More