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Research Update: Use of Articaine for Buccal Infiltration of Mandibular Molars by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:02pm The inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB) is the most commonly used technique for pulpal anesthesia in the mandible, especially the mandibular molars. Due to the dense cortical bone of the mandible, buccal infiltration techniques have been known to be less successful. However, the IANB has challenges of its own. Passing through ... Read on »
4th Canal on Maxillary Molar by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:02pm This root canal was completed 2 months ago. The patient continued to report pain with no relief. The dentist had also recently worked on #2, placing an occlusal restoration. My examination found #2 & #3 both very sensitive to percussion, normal probings and lingering pain to cold on #2. Since both teeth were very sensitive, the diagnosti ... Read on »
Dr.eyad: surgical extraction of wisdom molars by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 1:36pm ministry of health . Wisdom tooth extraction. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon or your dentist can remove (extract) a wisdom tooth Originally posted here:  Dr.eyad: surgical extraction of wisdom molars Read on »
Sealants for 6yr Molar? by Dr. Ellie Phillips Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 6:22pm Hi Dr. Ellie, Today my dentist noticed a pit in the 6yr molar, on the tongue side, of my 8yr old daughter. There is no cavity, and the pit is still partially below the gumline. He is concerned it could form a cavity and wants to seal it. I have read about sealants and want to avoid them. I have 5 children from 18 mos to 11 years. None ha ... Read on »
Molars UPDATE by Libby .. Posted Sun 29 Mar 2009 12:00am OK, so I was all excited about Josiah's molars until he realized that they HURT! Amy was working this weekend so I spent all of Saturday trying desperately to comfort a screaming, inconsolable little boy with a sore mouth. Upon further inspection I realized that only one of the molars has poked all the way through; the other is content just ... Read on »
Book Review: Melvin the Magnificent Molar! by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 3:57am Getting kids to do a good job of taking care of their teeth can be tough. But the new children’s book, Melvin the Magnificent Molar!, by Julia Cook and Laura Jana, MD, does a great job of encouraging kids to get excited about good oral hygiene. Melvin the Molar is the narrator of this book, and he teaches children all kinds of fun things, such ... Read on »
molars by Jessica Williams Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 12:00am Good freakin grief. I think this is what’s been going on. Molars. My child is getting his back molars. At least I think this is what’s happening. He won’t let me get NEAR his mouth and anytime I try to stick my finger in his mouth he explodes into immediate tears as if it was the worst thing I have ever done to him. Poor guy. So ... Read on »
Access Opening on Molar Teeth by Patrice S. Posted Tue 31 Jan 2012 6:10pm You may have seen my post a couple days ago when I started access opening on anterior and premolar teeth. (if not, see here ). I have continued this process with accessing molar teeth. Real Human Teeth embedded in a plaster block The tooth at the very right is actually a pre-molar Molars accessed If you look really c ... Read on »
The Molar Muncher Review: Toddler Approved! by Amanda Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Feb 2012 6:00pm My daughter was a late teether. She got her two bottom teeth when she was over a year old. Then, teeth started coming in left and right. I thought our teething days were over until she started to cut her “eye teeth” recently. I figured since she was used to the teething pain from before, she would handle the “eye teeth” pretty well. I was wrong ... Read on »
Ok, so maybe it's molars? by Christina M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:20am So, Monica may be right... We went to our doctor's appointment. No fever (we knew that), and it looks like his ears are completely clear. His throat and breathing are fine too. While we were there, Christian started smacking his head...and the doc thinks it probably is teething. His bottom molars are just under the skin, like two little bump ... Read on »