Their recent victory at the World Treatment Planning Championships affirms the fact that our doctors are the best in the business. Doctors Wooddell and Passaro were part of a team of six Anne Arundel County-based dental practitioners who won the first-ever Seattle Study Club World® Team Treatment Planning Championships. At the end of an intense… Read More »
Having trouble wetting your whistle? You’re not alone. Dry mouth, or xerostomia, commonly affects older adults. It results from the inadequate flow of saliva, and is a symptom of various medical conditions and a side effect of more than 400 medications. Normal salivary flow is important for digestion, cleansing and moistening of the oral tissues,… Read More »
This is the second in a three part series from the Chesapeake Dental Education Center (CDEC) covering the topic of treating the worn dentition. Treating the Worn Dentition – Part I” reviewed the etiology of tooth wear and problem of aberrant tooth position that often occurs as a result of the adaptive changes with wear. … Read More »
This is the first in a three part series from the Chesapeake Dental Education Center (CDEC) covering the topic of treating the worn dentition. Part I will focus on diagnosis and etiology. Part II will cover esthetics – the first phase of treatment planning, and Part III will discuss occlusal issues relative to treatment planning. Classically, in… Read More »
Even though there has been a 10% decrease in edentulism each decade for the last three decades, the huge increase expected in the population group over 55 years of age will actually increase the demand for denture fabrication. And when patients desire dental implants to assist or support their prostheses for the treatment of edentulism,… Read More »
When it comes to choices about care, the more involved a patient is in the decision making process, the more likely the patient will understand and accept treatment. That’s why we spend more time with our patients.