3 Lines to Create Greater Treatment Planning and Case Acceptance During the Hygiene Appointment
Do you wish you could hear more hygiene patients say "YES" to perio therapy, restorative care and high-end treatment plans?How can you get these patients all set up during hygiene appointments so doctor completes the exam and does not need to spend a lot of time discussing treatment options, risks,...  Read More
Posted 4/5/2016 by RickPascoe in Sharpen Your Performance - True Edge Dental Insights   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 146
Antibiotics and Periodontal Therapy
Is There A Place For Antibiotics In Periodontal Therapy?The answer is yes but not early in treatment. What I mean is thatantibiotics are not a solution for incomplete or inappropriatetreatment. Antibiotics are more of, for lack of a better term, a lastresort.There are no short cuts to an...  Read More
Posted 11/19/2015 by RickPascoe in Sharpen Your Performance - True Edge Dental Insights   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 113
Periodontal Evaluation - Calculus
Analyze The CalculusIn a previous blog I mentioned three important examination findingsthat play an integral part in a periodontal evaluation and thedevelopment of a treatment plan. One is an assessment of the calculus.There are two things you need to know about the calculus. First is todetermine...  Read More
Posted 11/3/2015 by RickPascoe in Sharpen Your Performance - True Edge Dental Insights   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 179
Periodontal Disease - The First Appointment
A Periodontal AssessmentWhen someone says periodontal exam we think of periodontal probing.Measuring pocket depth is an important part of the examination but it’snot the whole story. In my opinion, it isn’t even the most importantpart of the story.What are we attempting to do at the...  Read More
Posted 6/17/2015 by RemedyLand in Dental village   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 114
Gingivitis is now considered a serious health risk that many people do not even know they have!ARE YOU ONE OF THEM?Here are the five things you should ask yourself about gingivitis: What is it? What causes it? How do I know if you have it? Is it damaging my health right now? And most importantly,...  Read More
Posted 6/3/2015 by RemedyLand in Dental village   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 150
Periodontal disease is an infectious disease that damages the gums and bone that supports the teeth. The bacteria that cause periodontal disease can get into the bloodstream and affect the overall health of the individual. In working closely with our patients to treat periodontal disease, we are...  Read More
Posted 5/12/2015 by RickPascoe in Sharpen Your Performance - True Edge Dental Insights   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 140
Root Planing-How Smooth Do They Need To Be?
How Smooth Do They Need To Be?I often asked myself the question regarding root planing, “How smoothdo they (the roots) need to be?” I’ve never had a good answer. I askedothers the same question and their answers weren’t any better than mine.I don’t remember ever...  Read More
Posted 3/12/2015 by RickPascoe in Sharpen Your Performance - True Edge Dental Insights   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 681
Root Planing & Scaling – Delivery of Antimicrobial Agents
Is Delivery of Antimicrobial Agents During Root Planing and Scaling Effective?The controlled release of antimicrobial agents can be used as anadjunct to scaling and root planing in the treatment of periodontaldisease.These agents are placed in periodontal pockets and result in a highconcentration...  Read More
Posted 2/9/2015 by Karoline Biami in Dental Hygiene Boost   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1019
7 Steps to Implement A Periodontal Treatment Program
If you are looking to boost practice revenues, raise the level of your patient care, and engage your team with a common mission then implementing a periodontal therapy program will certainly help you accomplish those goals.This periodontal therapy implementation checklist willget you and your...  Read More
Posted 2/1/2015 by Delia Tuttle in Follow the Pink   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 424
Vertical Perio infrabony defect - part 2
Vertical bony defects part 2 As I promised, here is the continuation of the Severe Perio Disease treatment of my 38 years old female .Upper right quadrant has altered delayed eruption - take a look at the bone level at the CEJ , especially canine area . Patient had excess of the facial bone but she...  Read More
Posted 1/30/2015 by Delia Tuttle in Follow the Pink   |  Comments: 8  |   Views: 1719
Vertical Perio infrabony defect-part 1 treated with A-PRF, I-PRF, Zimmer puros bone graft
Hello everyone , I love Perio surgeriesandI would love to share with you my firstposthere in Dental Town :)Female patient , 38 years old with aggressive generalized perio disease presented to my practice with CC:"My gums are bleeding andI have a bad taste in my mouth ". My patient had many times...  Read More
Posted 1/2/2015 by Karoline Biami in Dental Hygiene Boost   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 361
5 Reasons to Focus on Perio in 2015
The clock is winding down on 2014 and now is the time to reflect on where your dental practice is headed in 2015. New Year’s is a time when many of us make the resolution to take it to the next level. Unfortunately without athings are usually back to “business as usual” by mid...  Read More
Posted 12/15/2014 by Jill Kring Carter aka Practice Prudence™ in Practice Prudence ™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 195
Hygiene Drives Production
Hygiene Drives ProductionPERIO Eval/Diag/TreatmentExcerpt from a meeting with a practice today (3 November 2014).......ME - "I was invited here to help you construct and implement a plan to dramatically improve the perio evaluation, diagnosis and treatment program in your practice."RDH of 13years...  Read More
Posted 10/31/2014 by Mark Bonner dmd in Periodontal Cure   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 199
Periodontal cure with biofilm microscopic manadgment
Thank you for interest in periodontal cure.Therapy goes like this:See patient once a month for 8 month. Have him does all his hygiene in your presence, floss and bass modified. Have microscope monitoring every month from 3 deepest pockets, with saliva mounting. No brushing nor floss the day of the...  Read More
Categories: periodontal therapy
Posted 10/30/2014 by Mark Bonner dmd in Periodontal Cure   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 187
Periodontal cure treatment
A definitive cure for agressive and chronic gum disease is possible:Go back to a normal flora biofilm ! It takes about one year to accomplish. First supress gingivitis (no leucocyte to feed on), have the patient use H2O2 1% for brushing and baking soda (6) plus salt (1) tapping on the gum twice a...  Read More
Categories: periodontal therapy
Posted 12/20/2013 by DrElyassian in Laser in Dentistry   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4213
LASER TREATMENT FOR GUM DISEASEThe use of lasers as a non-surgical therapy used to treat periodontal diseases not only reduce s bleeding and swelling but it also significantly reduces the pain and discomfort to the patient during and after surgery. Laser therapy is amore modern approach in treating...  Read More
Categories: periodontal therapy
Posted 11/21/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 70707
Dr. Doug Thompson shares his perio protocol. An interview.
We had the great privilege to sit down and discuss a groundbreaking Personalized Periodontal Medicine approach that is taken at .Q: Dr. Thompson, why did you decide to start using the in your Personalized Periodontal Medicine protocol? What is it doing for you?A: Dr. Kutsch introduced the product...  Read More
Posted 11/21/2013 by Jason J Hales in The Endo Blog   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 7859
The Longevity of Teeth and Dental Implants
published in the Journal of the American Dental Association by Levin and Haperin-Sternfeld regarding the longevity of teeth and dental implants has raised some interesting, and long overdue questions. This review should have clinicians talking and hopefully talking among dental specialties.Levin...  Read More
Posted 6/30/2013 by MPerroneDDS in Marielaina Perrone DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6931
Periogen - New Weapon Against Periodontal Disease
– is a progressive inflammatory disease, that affects the tissues that support and anchor the teeth. These support tissues include, gums, bone, cementum, and ligament attachments.The main area in whichis diagnosed and treated is in “the pocket”. The pocket is the unattached tissue...  Read More
Posted 5/22/2013 by DrDanSindelar in Oral Health: The Tipping Point of Healthcare   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 305
The Number Dental Professionals Have Been Waiting For
What if I told you that one number could tell you more about your patients’ risk for heart attack and stroke than their?You’d probably be surprised to hear that over 50% of heart attacks and strokes occur in people with normal cholesterol levels. But the fact is that 75% of heart...  Read More
Posted 4/29/2013 by MPerroneDDS in Marielaina Perrone DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 517
Periogen + Waterpik = Ultimate Weapon Against Tartar?
. The treatment requires diligence on the part of the patient tomaintain regular hygiene appointments and meticulous home care. Professional cleanings go a long way to preserving your teeth and gums, but once patients leave the office they need to maintain theirso it does not progress further. Many...  Read More

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