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August 24, 2021 Video Dental VideoDentistryEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Anaesthetising the “Hot” Tooth

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom, Dr Gary Glassman talks about the most difficult tooth to get numb, the lower second molar that exhibits irreversible pulpitis.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered

July 19, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Nitrous Oxide Found to Increase Dental Anaesthesia Success Rates

by Bite Magazine

Given that between 10 and 39 per cent of patients have reported ineffective pulpal anaesthesia, finding the correct local anaesthetic can increase confidence in dental visits and assist people in more regular oral healthcare, US researchers have found. In a

Paediatric Anaesthesia Neurotoxicity: Bring Back the Papoose Board?
January 7, 2020 Feature AnaesthesiaOral HealthPediatric dentistry

Paediatric Anaesthesia Neurotoxicity: Bring Back the Papoose Board?

by Gino Gizzarelli, BScPhm, DDS, MSc (Dental Anaesthesia)

Every day children of all ages are sedated or anaesthetized for dental treatment both in the hospital and more commonly now in the dental office. The use of physical restraint for a dental procedure in a child has largely been

August 22, 2019 News News

General Anaesthesia Can Aid Dental Implant Rehabilitation Among Anxious Patients

by KTVN

Dental phobia also known as dental anxiety has an enormous impact on patients’ oral health and it is not at all uncommon. Estimates say that at least 40 per cent of Canadians are strongly afraid of dentists and they avoid

February 2, 2017 Feature AnesthesiologyOral Health

Safety of Dental Anaesthesia – A Short Literature Review

by Alia El-Mowafy, BDS

Caleb Sears was a healthy six-year-old boy in California that went to his oral surgeon’s office for a routine extraction under general anaesthesia (GA). Unfortunately, Caleb did not survive the procedure. He suffered hypoxic brain damage and he was not

February 2, 2017 Feature AnesthesiologyEditorialOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Editorial: The Extinction of the Operator-Anaesthetist?

by Dr. Peter Nkansah

Recently the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario chose to update the Standard of Practice for the Use of Sedation and Anaesthesia in Dental Practice. While this was a semi-scheduled review (the document is revised roughly every five years),

August 3, 2011 News Anaesthesia

Dr. Bicuspid – Leaders in Dentistry: A conversation with Dr. Joel Weaver

by ken

Ahem Melissa, can we do this in Canada, huh, huh, can we, can we, please, please, pretty please. From Rob Goszkowski – Dr. Bicuspid August 2, 2011 — DrBicuspid.com is pleased to present the latest installment of Leaders in Dentistry, a series

April 4, 2011 News AnaesthesiaEndodontics

Effectiveness of Supplemental Cervical Plexus Anesthetic Technique for Achieving Anesthesia in Mandibular Molars With Irreversible Pulpitis

by ken

D. Uzbelger-Feldman et al The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a supplemental injection utilizing the improved intraoral cervical plexus anesthetic technique in mandibular posterior teeth diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis when the conventional inferior alveolar nerve

January 18, 2011 News Anaesthesia

Are you getting the Vibe?

by ken

by DentalVibe A savvy marketing guru has joined forces with Dr. Steven Goldberg, the inventor of DentalVibe. DentalVibe, a comfort injection system, utilizes patented VibraPulse pain blocking technology to send a message to the patient’s brain, intercepting the pain and