Narcotic Pain Medication in Dentistry. Dr. Karnakova with Dr. Zak Dental Care speaks about the administration of narcotic pain medications and discusses various medications addictive qualities.
Antibiotics in Dentistry. The use of antibiotic drugs in the United States has become a major healthcare issue. The best way to prescribe an antibiotic is to know exactly which bacteria are causing an infection and prescribe an antibiotic that will kill those bugs. In medical practice a sample of the infected tissue can be taken and grown in the laboratory.
Premedication with Antibiotics. Dentists prescribe antibiotics to the patients to take before dental procedures if they had different heart conditions. Antibiotics were taken several days before and after the dental procedures in these patients
Dr. Kopel speaks on the loss of vertical dimension as relating to adult aging. Dr. Kopel provides examples such as shorter facial proportion, crack at corner of lip, etc. as well as how to restore the patient back to a youthful appearance.
Posterior Dentition. Dr. Karnakova explains the importance of the teeth positioned on the back part of our mouth. Dentists call it posterior dentition. Usually people are concerned about their front teeth, but the back teeth are very important as well. If you lack posterior teeth, you are compromising the vertical height of our face that is supported by our back teeth. When the back teeth are missing the vertical size of the face...