Month: May 2020

Dental trauma – Wikipedia

Dental trauma refers to trauma (injury) to the teeth and/or periodontium (gums, periodontal ligament, alveolar bone), and nearby soft tissues such as the lips, tongue, etc. The study of dental trauma is called dental traumatology.[1]

Dental injuries[edit]

Dental injuries include:[2][3]

Periodontal injuries[edit]

Injuries to supporting bone[edit]

3D CT of mandible fracture.

This injury involves the alveolar bone and may extend beyond the alveolus.[5][6] There are 5 different types of alveolar fractures:

Trauma injuries involving the alveolus can be complicated as it does not happen in isolation, very often presents along with other types of tooth tissue injuries.

Signs of dentoalveolar fracture:

  • Change to occlusion
  • Multiple teeth moving together as a segment and are normally displaced
  • Bruising of attached gingivae
  • Gingivae across the fracture line often
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Hospital Jobs, Employment in Los Angeles, CA – May 2020

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Los Angeles, CA 90015 (Downtown area)

  • Minimum Education: • High school graduate or equivalent evidence in file required Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • One year of hospital experience preferred.


San Fernando Post Acute Hospital

Sylmar, CA 91342

Easily apply Urgently hiring
  • Observe and report medical and/or behavioral changes in residents immediately.
  • Answers call lights to determine and meet resident needs.


Front Porch/Villa Gardens

Pasadena, CA 91101 (West Central area)



$14.25 an hour

  • Assists with cleaning work-station after each meal and at the end of the shift.
  • You must be able to work weekends.*.
  • Must speak, write and understand English.


Dignitana

Santa Monica, CA



$20 – $22 an hour

Language: English

Associate

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  • As part of a trained and qualified team you will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate delivery of DigniCap Scalp Cooling services to patients with cancer…
  • 2 years of experience working as
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Dentistry – State Directory

Learn more about Dentistry Practitioners

A general dentist, or simply dentist, specializes in primary dental care: the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity (mouth, teeth and gums) and the maxillofacial area (head, neck, face and jaw). Dentists also maintain the function and appearance of these areas. The overall goal is to help people keep their teeth, mouth and gums healthy.

A dentist typically: 

  • Evaluates the patient’s dental and medical history and performs an oral exam
  • Teaches patients about dental conditions and diseases, good oral hygiene, and oral disease prevention
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests, such as X-rays and saliva tests, and prescribes medications including antibiotics and pain medications
  • Diagnoses oral and maxillofacial diseases and conditions based on an evaluation of tests and exams
  • Provides preventive oral and primary dental care including dental cleanings and fluoride treatments
  • Treats various oral and maxillofacial diseases
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100 years ago in Spokane: Dentist confronts gas thief as shortage riles city

Spokane’s gasoline shortage was becoming critical, and it resulted in an action-packed early morning confrontation on a Spokane street.

A Spokane dentist foiled a gasoline thief in “an encounter that would put the ordinary movie thriller to shame,” proclaimed the Spokane Daily Chronicle.

Dr. Charles D. McBean said he was called out for an emergency visit to a patient at an apartment house on Howard Street and Sinto Avenue.

He left his auto in front of the place. After treating the patient, he exited and heard “the rattle of a tin can” and saw a shadowy figure run away from his car toward a neighboring car.

Dr. McBean raced toward the man, who was trying to get a way with a can of gasoline. The dentist and the thief grappled for a while until the thief got the upper hand and knocked the dentist down.

The thief then jumped into

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Meet our Bellevue Dental Team | Bellevue Dentist, Dr. James Choi, DDS | Bellevue Westlake Dental

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James Choi, DDS.

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James Choi, DDS.

Dr. James Choi

Dr. James Choi is our skilled and caring dentist at Bellevue Westlake Dental. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California Los Angeles before graduating from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Prior to practicing as a restorative and cosmetic dentist in Bellevue, he was part of a group practice in Seattle.

He is active in his church and over the past several years he has participated in mission trips to Vietnam, Thailand, Mongolia and China. It is his mission as a dentist to provide his patients with the best dental care possible.

Dr. Choi is a participating provider for most major dental insurances.

Donald Blair, DDS., ND.

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Donald Blair  DDS, ND

Dr. Donald Blair

Dr. Donald Blair DDS, ND: I have been practicing dentistry for over 40 years. After dental school at the University of Washington (1972)

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Going to the Dentist During Covid-19: 10 Hygienist Tips

Dentists and Covid-19

Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Dental Association have asked dentists to forego routine and elective procedures in favor of emergency situations. This helped minimize the risk of infection to patients and staff and reduced the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE); dentists do, after all, have to get up close and personal to do their job.

Now, along with other establishments, some dental offices may be opening up for more routine procedures—the cavity that needs filling, or the cleaning you’ve been putting off. With contact comes the risk of Covid-19. “There are always risks because the coronavirus is highly infectious,” says registered dental hygienist JoAnn Gurenlian, PhD, chair for the American Dental Hygienists Association’s (ADHA) Task Force on Return to Work.

So, when should you schedule your dentist appointment? These tips will help you decide when

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The national network of Delta Dental companies protects more smiles than any other insurance company.

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How Edward Pierce, Broadway ‘Wicked’ Designer, Fought COVID-19—and Made Medical History

One of the first things Edward Pierce asked his wife, Pixie, when he woke up after five weeks in a medically induced coma was, “Is Broadway still closed?” Pixie laughed, recalling the moment. “My husband is a workaholic,” she told The Daily Beast.After a marathon 46-day stay at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, New Jersey, critically ill with COVID-19, Pierce, one of Broadway’s leading and most highly regarded designers, is recovering at home, having made medical history as the first American to receive injected placental cells as a treatment for severely ill coronavirus patients.Broadway Faces the Cost of Its Coronavirus Shutdown: ‘The Impact Will Be Huge. Horrible’As Pierce, 49, lay unconscious, Pixie blogged about the roller-coaster journey of his experience in the hospital and the experience of their family—locked down at home in Teaneck, unable

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Gym that opened during lockdown closes after getting 4 citations in 2 days

A Pennsylvania gym that reopened during the state’s stay-at-home order closed again after receiving four citations.

10X Fitness, in Lackawanna County, reopened on Monday. The gym had been shuttered since Gov. Tom Wolf ordered nonessential businesses to close their doors on March 19 to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

But Tuesday night, the gym posted on Facebook that it had decided to once again close.

“Unfortunately, due to citations, we will have to close our doors once again until further notice,” the post said. “In preparing to take this unprecedented stand, we did expect these consequences.”

The gym received four citations — two on Monday and on

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Home of Centre Animal Hospital Veterinarian in Pennsylvania

Centre Animal Hospital in State College, PA is a full service companion animal hospital. We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet’s health care. We treat every client as though they were family and every pet as if they were our own. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine and surgery with compassion and an emphasis on client education. Our entire healthcare team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet owner.

It is our commitment to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pet. Our services and facilities are designed to assist in routine preventive care for young, healthy pets; early detection and treatment of disease as your pet ages; and complete medical, surgical and dental care as necessary during his or her lifetime. Our facility

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