Oral Medicine

Can Radical Treatment Sometimes Produce a Conservative Result?

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

Inflammatory Suppression: Rationale and Implications for the General Practice

During the past few years, the literature has been strongly supportive of a distinct...

Doctor, Why Wasn’t I Told This Before?

To set up the premise and discussion points for this article we will begin...

Atraumatic Extractions: A Biomechanical Rationale

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

Chronic Maxillary Sinusitis Associated With a Foreign Body: Case Report

Because the anatomic juxtaposition of teeth and the maxillary sinus increases the possibility of...

Bright, White, and Sensitive: An Overview of Tooth Whitening and Dentin Hypersensitivity

Cosmetic whitening treatments are here to stay, with more than 29% of American adults...

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...

Drug-Induced Black Hairy Tongue: Diagnosis and Management Challenges

“Black hairy tongue” (BHT), also known as lingua villosa nigra, hyperkeratosis of the tongue,...

Oral Cancer Detection: Be the Hero to Your Patients

This article is not intended to intimidate or scare any of my fellow dental...