General Dentistry

Common Dental Prescriptions

Dec 11, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Common Dental Prescriptions

Common Abbreviations Utilized in Prescription Writing There are many variations of abbreviations in writing prescriptions. One must be very cautious in using them. A few common ones to dentistry are…

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Private Practice

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Geraldine M. Weinstein and Mitchell T. Zientz (eds.)The Dental Reference Manual10.1007/978-3-319-39730-6_24 24. Private Practice Annelise Ydstebo Driscoll1   (1) Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, University of Florida, College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL,…

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Local Anesthesia Challenges

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Fig. 4.1 The trigeminal nerve distribution Hyperalgesia due to inflamed nerves and lowered thresholds (Byers et al. 1990). Low pH of infected/inflamed tissues reduces the amount of uncharged basic form…

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Caries Risk Assessment, Remineralizing, and Desensitizing Strategies in Preventive-Restorative Dentistry

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Fig. 3.1 (a) Table from the American Dental Association, this form and detailed instructions can be found at​www.​ada.​org/​en/​~/​media/​ADA/​Member%20​Center/​FIles/​topics_​caries_​instructions (Accessed on March 5, 2016) (“Copyright © 2009, 2011, American Dental Association….

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Gingival Lesions

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   In this section we focus…

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Oral Ulcers

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   It is not uncommon to…

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Pigmented Lesions

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   Pigmented lesions of the oral…

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White and Red Macules and Patches

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   It is not uncommon to…

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Papillary Lesions

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   A variety of papillary lesions…

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Oral Manifestations of Habits and Abuses

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and Angela J. Yoon1 (1) Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA   11.1 Physical Abuse Injuries to…

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Dental Practice

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1. Asking Dr Diamond to defend his policy 2. Consulting with other staff to see if they concur that the practice is unacceptable and jointly asking Dr Diamond to permit…

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Duty to Treat

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The AIDS epidemic has posed so many controversial ethical issues for dentistry that virtually all of the important problems of this book could be addressed in the context of bloodborne…

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