Prophylaxis is the prevention of an occurrence. In surgery this is usually infection or thromboembolism (Occlusion of a blood vessel by an embolus that has broken away from a blood clot formed within a blood vessel). Prophylaxis used to prevent the occurrence of bacterial infection is quite different from treating an established infection. Continue reading →
Kids tend to show their feelings more than adults. Therefore, the dentist and the parents have to work their way out to understand and control the kids feelings and ensure that they are comfortable with all the dental treatments.
(Phuket) Dental tourism provides monetary savings, opportunity and convenience to travel to an exotic destination
Dental Tourism means traveling abroad for affordable dental care, dental treatment, dental surgery or dental procedures. These treatments generally are expensive in one’s own country. Dental tourism is gaining momentum and popularity as more and more people realize that the benefit of dental tourism besides monetary savings also provides for the possibility, opportunity and convenience to travel to an exotic destination. Dental care ordeal in the U.S. is causing many U.S. insurers, employers and dental insurance agents to take creative and innovate ways to reduce dental care costs whereby the U.S. Employers and Insurance Carriers are saving approximately 90% of the cost of their dental care expenses and hence find it extremely beneficial in taking up dental tourism. Continue reading →
Non pharmacological management of children s dental in the dental surgery
Non pharmacological means without the use of any drugs or medicine to manage or control a child’s behavior in the dental surgery so that dental treatment can be done. Most pediatric dentist will use this common method on your children. The method of using drugs or pharmacological methods are usually reserved for those really anxious or extremely uncontrollable children. A useful example would be the use of nitrous oxide in Pediatric dental clinics. Although it was not very popular 10 years ago, it is a commonly practiced now.