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Winter Park Dentistry- Silver (Amalgam) vs. White (Composite) Fillings

 

 

 

Dr. Ramzi Matar (Winter Park Dentistry): Hello, today's topic for this podcast is silver versus white fillings.  In dentistry, this is definitely a very highly emotional subject amongst dentists, amongst patients.  There's always a significant amount of controversy.  People have very strong opinions and frankly today I'm here just to talk about some of the science that is behind the choice between a silver or white filling if you have a cavity.  At the bottom of this podcast, I'm going to also link a YouTube link to a video, an interview by a Doctor Gordon Christenson who, for non-dentists ...

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Winter Park Dentistry- Blood Thinners

 

 

 

Dr. Ramzi Matar (Winter Park Dentistry): Hello everybody, thanks and welcome to this episode of our podcast. We have again with us our guest Dr. Andonis Terezides, introduced to you at the last podcast about the bisphosphonate medications. Today our episode is about blood thinners. You’re obviously an oral surgeon, I think if you didn’t like blood there would be a problem, you deal with blood all the time, so bravo for you, I’m glad somebody has a stomach for it, a lot of people are very glad that you’re there. The reason I want to talk about blood ...

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Winter Park Dentistry-Teeth in a Day

 

Dr. Ramzi Matar (Winter Park Dentistry): Hello everybody, welcome to this episode of our podcast. Today’s topic is teeth in a day, or sometimes it’s called Clear Choice, I’ve heard it being called. There’s several different names, but currently the most common name I hear about is teeth in a day. My guest today is Dr. Don Tillery, he is an oral surgeon, and I’ve got to say, Don, I’m really excited to have you on. You’ve always been an influence for me, since I came to town and started practicing here. You started off at University of Florida for dental school, then ...

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Winter Park Dentistry- Emergency Dentistry and Dental Emergencies

Dr. Ramzi Matar:

Hello everybody. Today we are talking about emergency hospital visits for dental conditions. I’m going to be talking to you about dental emergencies, and people who end up in the emergency room for it. The information that I’m giving you today is from a newsletter that I get, called Oral Surgery Update, and it’s the winter 2015 newsletter, so it’s pretty pertinent information, it is now March of 2015. A lot of this information came from a study that the University of Iowa did, they tracked I think 3 years, 2008, 2009 and 2010, of hospital visits. I’m going to mainly ...

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Winter Park Dentistry- Dental Decay and Dental Cavities

Dr. Ramzi Matar:

Hello, welcome. Today’s topic is dental decay, a pretty common problem. Dental decay is cavities or caries or what we all know as fillings, for example. I’m just going to give a little bit of a brief background and some information about what is dental decay and we can do to prevent it, and some of the same true and tried methods out there. Dental decay is a bacterial infection, it can be transmitted person to person, obviously using some sort of mouth interaction, kissing. Mostly, we have a few different ways to treat decay. We can alter the bacteria, we ...

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Winter Park Dentistry-Facial Trauma/Tooth Trauma

 

 

 

Dr. Ramzi Matar (Winter Park Dentistry): Hello everybody, welcome to this podcast episode. Today’s episode we have again recurrent guest, Dr. Don Tillery, oral maxillofacial surgeon, today we’re talking about dental tooth trauma. And I’ve got to intro this by getting a little bit into what you do, I’m going to kind of brag on you a little bit. Most people probably, at least when they ask me, they refer to an oral surgeon, and so I just want to preface something, because this is certainly important to today’s topic. Your training as OMFS, what that stands for is ...

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Winter Park Dentistry-Pediatric (baby) tooth trauma

 

 

 

Dr. Ramzi Matar (Winter Park Dentistry): Hello everybody, welcome to this episode of our video podcast. Today’s episode is about Baby Tooth Trauma. Our special guest today is Dr. Kelly Mansour, she’s a pediatric dentist, studied at the University of Florida, die hard University of Florida undergrad, dental school specialty, everything everything. This is kind of a little bit of a personal topic for me, because out of all the years I’ve been practicing there’s only a few times that I get parents or patients of mine calling me absolutely hysterical at 3 in the morning, eleven o’clock, all hours of day, my ...

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