Archive for February, 2011

Oral Sedation

Oral Sedation – Anti-Anxiety Medication Oral sedation dentistry is a medical procedure involving the administration of oral sedative drugs (usually in the form of a tablet), generally to facilitate a dental procedure and reduce patients fear and anxiety related to the experience. It is the most commonly used method in relieving anxiety before a dental […]

Apex locator

What is an apex locator? An apex locator (or electronic apex locator – EAL) is an electronic device used in endodontics/root canal therapy to determine the position of the apical foramen and thus determine the length of the root canal space. The apex of the root has a specific resistance to electrical current, and this […]

Semi-Adjustable Articulator

Coming Soon (Semi-Adjustable Articulator)

Digital SLR Camera

Coming Soon (Digital SLR Camera)

Infection Control

Coming Soon (Infection Control)


Coming Soon (Biopsy)

Gum Surgery

Coming Soon (Gum Surgery)

Complex (Surgical) Extraction

Prestige Dental Care Complex Extraction Unfortunately, not all extractions can be done by simply grasping the tooth with forceps and rocking it out.  What if there is nothing left above the gum line to grasp? Or what if the crown breaks off leaving the roots still in the bone? These things can and do happen, […]

Pre & Post Orthognathic Surgery

Coming Soon (Pre & Post Orthognathic Surgery

Lateral Cephalometric Radiograph

  Lateral cephalometric is a radiograph of the head taken with the x-ray beam perpendicular to the patient’s sagittal plane. This radiography image is useful for studying the dental and facial growth of a patient.     In orthodontic treatment, clinician/orthodontist use this radiograph to identified dental and skeletal deformity; the relationship between upper and […]