How I Became a Dentist. Dr. Kopel tells his personal story how he decided to be a dentist.
Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry. When Dentists use antibiotics? What type of antibiotic is best for the dental patients? About 10% of outpatient antibiotics prescriptions are prescribed by dentists which equates to approximately 25.6 million per year. And it has been estimated that 30-50% of the scripts written by dentists were not necessary. As a result, dentists need to familiarize themselves with instances and conditions that...
Mouth Guards in Sports. When thinking about what sports a mouth guard should be worn, the immediate answer is contact sports. When you think about it a bit more, you will come to the conclusion that all sports are associated with injuries and those injuries can also include damage to the teeth, mouth and surround/supporting soft tissue.
Sports Injuries in Youth. Sports for youth became far more competitive than they were in the past. That means that youth sports have taken on a more professional organizational style and competitive edge. As a result, sports teams/clubs can be seen actively scouting and recruiting athletes as well as asking for individual contractual commitments to that organization.