Oral Surgery

Simplifying Extractions With a Power Periotome

INTRODUCTION Extractions can be time-consuming and also stressful for the practitioner and the patient....

Less Than Four-Minute Extraction of Any Tooth

I am often asked by patients and other dentists “How did you do that...

An Efficient Approach to Full-Mouth Extractions

INTRODUCTION In today’s economy, we are finding more and more patients presenting with severe...

Primary Chronic Osteomyelitis Associated with Extraction of a Periodontally Involved Tooth

INTRODUCTION Osteomyelitis (OM) is an inflammatory condition of bone that involves the medullary cavity...

Extracting Teeth With Less Trauma

CASE REPORT Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Dan came to my office for a second...

Can Radical Treatment Sometimes Produce a Conservative Result?

There have never been more treatment options for dental patients than there are today....

Atraumatic Extractions: A Biomechanical Rationale

Over the last decade there has been an increased interest in atraumatic tooth extractions...

Mucocele Resection: A Comparison of Two Techniques

A mucous cyst is a benign, mucous-containing cystic lesion of the minor salivary glands....

Oral Surgery Simplified With Radiosurgery

The general dentist, oral surgeon, and periodontist are all faced with a variety of...

Intentional Extraction and Reimplantation of the Same Tooth

Preservation of natural dentition is the primary goal of any conservative treatment modality. Although...