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History of headache
The dentist of 17-year girl, Sally, discussed treatment for her headaches with her mother. Sally was fit and well with no significant medical history and had been fitted with braces three years ago. Continue reading “Dentistry and headaches?”
A 56-year old lady was told that she had ‘gum disease’ and “could have a dental implant placed when the tooth was eventually lost, although that might be years from now”. Many years later it was lost, but following her dentist’s retirement, her new dentist said that she couldn’t have an implant as there wasn’t enough bone left now. Does she have a case to be answered? Continue reading “Chronic gum disease ignored”
A 58-year old lady with a long history of stopping breathing during snoring while asleep, high blood pressure and constant tiredness attends her doctor regularly without receiving treatment, has a stroke. Who was responsible? Continue reading “What is Dental Sleep Medicine?”
ICBC – Client care or self preservation?
Lawyers were the first group to be blamed after ICBC gained support by the Government to cap injured driver’s claims for recovery and rehabilitation treatments. Nothing was mentioned about the mismanagement of a crown corporation stated by the NDP in 1973 and mismanaged frequently during that time. Continue reading “ICBC”
A 29-year old man goes to his dentist and is informed his teeth are “wearing down “severely. The dentist prescribed and made a nighttime “grinding guard” to protect his teeth. Did he do right? Continue reading “My teeth are wearing down!”