How I Chose to Become a Dentist. Dr. Howard Kopel with Dr. Zak Dental Care shares his story how he chose to become a dentist.
Antibiotics and their indication in dentistry. When to use antibiotics? How much to use? What type of antibiotic to use? According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention more than 2 million people in the US are hospitalized and more than 23,000 die each year from superinfections caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Mouth Guards in Sports. Each year more than 5 million teeth are either avulsed or displaced due to a sports injury. In many cases the loss or damage to teeth can be attributed to the absence of a mouth guard or to a poorly fabricated or ill-fitting one.
Fabrication of Sport Guards. A sport mouth guard is an appliance. It is prescribed to an athlete to protect his teeth from being damaged from an accident.
Sports Injuries in our Youth. A question that crosses every parent’s mind, especially if their child is involved in any organized sports is, ‘will my son or daughter get injured playing? And because my child is young and still growing, is there any way for me to lessen the severity of a potential injury.
Sports and Dental Injuries in Children. Dental injury in sports is a commonly encountered issue for both children and adults. All sports carry a risk for injury while contact sports carry the highest risks for dental related injuries. Parents who actively enroll their children in sports must be aware of the potential risks for dental injury in order to make the necessary measures to minimize them.