January 22nd, 2016
Dr. Paresh Patel joins us as a guest contributor, and he’s talking about his protocol for making injections less painful. Then, Megan is talking to the general manager of our All-Ceramics department about the precision and predictably we achieve with our BruxZir® Solid Zirconia crowns.
Volume 5, Issue 1
February 9th, 2010
Abstract In the case of the difficult-to-anesthetize patient, the inferior alveolar nerve can be particularly challenging. In those patients, other approaches may be necessary to achieve profound anesthesia. This article presents techniques that may be utilized in those efforts. The clinician can change his target slightly, or increase the dosage of anesthetic. Accessory innervation by […]
Volume 4, Issue 4
December 1st, 2009
The secret to preventing patient gagging is a solution called DYC rinse (formerly Cyclone DS rinse), which is a 1 percent dyclonine preparation available from Steven’s Pharmacy. Ask the patient to swish with a mouthful of DYC rinse for 45 to 60 seconds, and all the soft tissue it touches is anesthetized. I tell patients […]