Prescribing Antibiotics
Nov18

Prescribing Antibiotics

Prescribing Antibiotics . Dr. Kopel explains when and why the dentists prescribe antibiotics prior to dental procedures.

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Narcotic Pain Medication in Dentistry
Nov16

Narcotic Pain Medication in Dentistry

Narcotic Pain Medication in Dentistry. Dr. Olga Karnakova speaks about the administration of narcotic pain medications and emphasizes these medications addictive qualities.

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Premedication with Antibiotics
Nov09

Premedication with Antibiotics

Premedication with Antibiotics. For many years patients have been routinely prescribed antibiotics before dental procedures if they had some health conditions.

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Loss of Vertical Dimension
Nov04

Loss of Vertical Dimension

Dr. Kopel discusses the loss of vertical dimension as relating to adult aging and 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.  

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Posterior Dentition
Nov03

Posterior Dentition

What is posterior dentition? Dr. Olga Karnakova discusses the problem with missing back (posterior) teeth. When you lack of posterior teeth, it may have many negative consequences on your oral health.  Your back teeth support the vertical height of your face, and if your miss the back teeth, this may lead to a posterior bite collapse.

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