In this second video about environmental and food allergies, I discuss the importance of knowing if your dental patients are allergic to tree nuts. A product many dentists commonly use may cause a reaction in patients with nut allergies. Also see 1st video in series: Dental Patients and Nickel Allergy
Lee Ann Brady DMD
Early in my career we worried about dental patients who were allergic to metal, specifically nickel. The concern was with the base metals we used in porcelain fused-to-metal crowns and the frameworks for partial dentures. You may think that due to the advent of implants and all-ceramic crowns this is no longer relevant. However, I will share why this is
I know we are all familiar with the devastating effects cancer therapy can have on our patient's oral health. We think of chemo and radiation and know this can increase the risk of caries and root resorption. A very common cancer therapy called Androgen Deprivation Therapy can have a significant impact on periodontal risk. In this video we will talk about
While visiting the dental office of a dear friend that practices in Charleston I learned a new trick for detecting old composite resin on teeth. In this video I will share this quick trick that can make the decision to continue to prep easier at chairside.