When we cannot optimize the position and appearance of the gingival tissues, we often want to recreate it with restorative material. Over the years this has been an incredible challenge. Today more often than not I will utilize pink dental composite material that I can hand sculpt and custom color directly in the mouth. Recently I switched to a new pink
Lee Ann Brady DMD
I utilize the Epworth sleepiness assessment routinely in my dental practice. It has become part of our routine screening for sleep and airway disorders. The Epworth is an incredible took for identifying patients with a symptom called "Excessive Daytime Sleepiness". If you are not familiar with, or already using an Epworth I highly recommend it.
One of the things I focus on in my dental practice is assessing functional risk and treating patients with TMD, from simple occluso-muscle disorders to joint issues. I'm always seeking to advance my functional diagnosis abilities, including adding technologies that will work well in my practice. I was considering getting an EMG to analyze muscle activity,
Oral cancer screenings are a quick and simple way to potentially save someone's life. We all learned how to do this screening exam in dental school, but often it gets lost or abbreviated in practice. In this video I will share what we do in my office to ensure we are thoroughly checking our patients for signs of oral cancer, through manual exams and with the