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Big News, "Small" technology

7/2/2012

Microbeads with stem cells may reduce treatments in the future, as they can heal tissues back to "good as new", so to speak.
 
http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=779582&cid=COSM


Engineered Hair for Bald MICE?

5/3/2012

New breakthrough for growing bioengineered HAIR (using bald mice).....poor little bald guys, but now they have hair....:)
 
http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=770606&cid=COSM


The Chin is IN!

5/3/2012

Chin Augmentation procedures are quickly on the rise.........the Chin is IN!
 
http://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/article/articleDetail.jsp?id=770605&cid=COSM


Detecting women at risk for osteoporosis using dental radiographs

6/13/2010

http://www.dentistryiq.com/index/display/article-display/5240842421/articles/dentisryiq/clinical/2010/06/Detecting-women-at-risk-for-osteoporosis-using-dental-radiographs.html


Competition for the tooth fairy - Pulled teeth now saved as source of stem cells for future therapies

6/13/2010

We now offer this fantastic service at our office right here in Elizabethtown, KY!!
 
www.stemsave.com
 
http://www.nj.com/mercer/index.ssf/2010/06/competition_for_the_tooth_fair.html


Medical Implants Made of Foam?

5/6/2010

http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/05/03/medical-implants-made-of-foam.html


Researchers identify genes associated with cleft lip and/or cleft palate

5/6/2010

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100503/Researchers-identify-genes-associated-with-cleft-lip-andor-cleft-palate.aspx


A Good resource to learn about Dental Implants and who does them.

4/28/2010

http://www.dentalimplantsonline.com/kentucky/elizabethtown.aspx


Researcher presents regeneration of tissue

4/28/2010

There are a few inaccuracies regarding implant healing and success of implants, but the research on regnerating bone is interesting....
 
http://media.www.thebrownandwhite.com/media/storage/paper1233/news/2010/04/09/News/Researcher.Presents.Regeneration.Of.Tissue-3902104.shtml 


Moderate to Severe Sleep Apnea Triples Stroke Risk in Men, Study Finds

4/28/2010

Sleep apnea is MUCH more than just the annoying snoring that your hear.......
 
http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/news/20100408/sleep-apnea-increases-stroke-risk


CMS Substantially Alters Guidelines for Hospital Anesthesia Services

4/27/2010

Change.......is it essential to always make changes to an already effective and efficient process?  If you work for the government, you must, in order to keep your job, regardless of the consequences.
 
http://www.outpatientsurgery.net/news/2010/04/10


Airway obstructions uncommon but deadly in children

4/27/2010

http://www.physorg.com/news190816294.html


Virtually Rebuilding Faces

4/27/2010

Rebuilding faces is nothing new to the Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon.  Using the latest technologies, it can be done with even greater accuracy, although the traditional way is extremely accurate as it is.
 
http://www.news4jax.com/morningshow/23218049/detail.html


April is National Facial Protection Month

4/1/2010

Read the press release from AAOMS regarding National Facial Protection Month.  If you coach a team and would like a brochure with a detachable "quick tip guide" on Facail / dental injury, contact me and I can get you some for your team / parents / coaches.
 
 
 
http://www.aaoms.org/docs/facial_protection_month/press_release.pdf


Girl survives removal of 12 pound facial tumor

4/1/2010

Amazing surgery by an amazing Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon.  Dr. Marx has been doing this kind of surgery for many years.  I am proud to know him and be a colleague.
 
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=4765536&page=1


Oral Facial Surgeons first responders at Fort Hood Shootings

4/1/2010

This is already old news, but I just found it and wanted to share with you.
 
 
http://www.aaoms.org/docs/press_releases/20091110.pdf


Haitian lady gets surgical rescue from Oral Facial Surgeon in Florida

3/25/2010

Oral and Facial Surgeon to remove 5 pound tumor from Haitian lady.  Hospital, Surgeon, Medical equipment companies to chip in to cover costs.
 
This is not the first time this has happened.  I know of a wonderful Oral Facial Surgeon in Miami that does this exact sort of thing fairly frequently for Haitians.
 
http://www.news-journalonline.com/news/local/east-volusia/2010/03/22/haiti-woman-brought-to-us-for-medical-rescue.html


Top of the Line Laser Systems.....because it's what we do.

3/24/2010

Great site to review our Laser systems we have at our office.
 
http://www.iridex.com/index.php


Stem Cell Technologies in Medicine of the 21st Century

Stem Cell Technologies in Medicine of the 21st Century

3/24/2010

Good overview of stem cells, and how and where they can possibly be used.
 
http://medicaltourismmag.com/detail.php?Req=333&issue=16
 


Noses Beat Eyes as Biometric Identification Marker

Noses Beat Eyes as Biometric Identification Marker

3/9/2010

Cool article on Face recognition technology and different markers.....but what happens when the bad guys decide to have nose job surgery????
 
 
http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-03/noses-beat-eyes-biometric-identification-landmark


The Use of Implantable Bone Stimulators in NonUnion Treatment

3/9/2010

Good article on one of the problems with facial trauma, when bones fail to heal together properly.
 
 
http://www.orthosupersite.com/view.asp?rID=61003


Sibling proteins may predict Oral Cancer

3/9/2010

Interesting article on trying to predict Oral Cancer risk.....
 
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100223101432.htm


Bridge between Dentistry and Medicine

3/1/2010

Good article explaining how Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeons bridge the gap between dentistry and medicine, specifically Cosmetic surgery and how we have been doing the procedures involving facial trauma for a very long time and how aspects of those surgeries are exactly the same as the elective cosmetic procedures.  A must read!
 
http://www.firstimpressionsmag.com/article-feb2010-thebridgebetween.asp
 
facial cosmetic surgery, oral surgeon, facial trauma, kentucky,


Implants don't just replace teeth....they can provide a new face!!

2/18/2010

This procedure is NOT new.  But the story and procdure are amazing none the less. 
 
http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2010/02/chrissy_steltz_moves_one_step.html


Wisdom teeth....why you should have them out at an early age.

2/16/2010

Video clip of some of the good reasons to have your wisdom teeth our sooner rather than later.
 
http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fvimeo.com%2F7072994&h=83ccf32fc3f0aeae44149187d07c72d7


Facial / Dental Trauma....some good information you need to know

2/16/2010

This is from the AAOMS website.  It talks about common facial injuries, treatment, and prevention.  Good list of different sports and what they should do to prevent injuries.
 
http://www.aaoms.org/facial_injury.php


Good reading on exactly what an Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon is trained to do.

2/13/2010

If you're still wandering exactly what an Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon is trained to do, check out this page and find out.
 
http://www.aaoms.org/treatments.php


A "Need to Read" if you are taking medicine for Osteoporosis (Bisphosphonate drugs)

2/13/2010

If you are taking drugs like Boniva, Fosomax, etc. for Osteoporosis, this position paper from the American Association of Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeons is a MUST READ. 
http://www.aaoms.org/docs/position_papers/bronj_update.pdf 


Article on Dental Implants

2/13/2010

Good general article describing the basics on Dental Implants.
 

 
http://www.helium.com/items/1729399-dental-teeth-implants 


Possible breakthrough for treating Osteoporosis with little to now side effects!

2/4/2010

As an Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeon, I see the complications associated with the drugs commonly used to treat osteoporosis.  It is very exciting to see that they may have found an alternative drug / therapy that has little to no side effects!!


http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-02/wuis-gfg020210.php


Human Growth Factor gene key to cleft palate

2/4/2010

Very interesting research on cleft palates and they are really honing in on the genetics behind it.
 
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-02/wuis-gfg020210.php


Face Bludgeoned with Hammers is rebuilt

Face Bludgeoned with Hammers is rebuilt

2/4/2010

This type of trauma and procedures done to repair the face were a common thing where I trained, The University of Kentucky.  Facial Truama was the key reason for going into this specialty.  Not to deminish the wonderful work the Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgeons did in England in any way.
 
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23800402-surgeons-rebuild-brothers-faces-after-gang-hammer-attack.do


Broke a tooth? Grow it back!

2/4/2010

Genetics are an amazing thing!! I am confident that some day in the future, we will be able to "re-grow" missing teeth.  Interesting article.
 
http://www.bu.edu/today/2010/01/27/broke-tooth-grow-it-back


A NEW generation of Implants?

1/29/2010

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/12/091215163531.htm


Possible link found between cleft lip / palate and nutritional deficiencies

1/29/2010

http://www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au/story/2010/01/24/mums-to-be-may-solve-mystery/


First oral bacteria linked to mother and her stillborn baby

1/29/2010

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100121171411.htm


A short clip (trailer) of why it's important to have your wisdom teeth out in the teen years

1/27/2010

This is a small portion of a video that shows why it is very important to have your wisdom teeth out in the teen years. 


http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fvimeo.com%2F7072994&h=83ccf32fc3f0aeae44149187d07c72d7


Chemoradiation can be toxic to cancer patients

1/27/2010

://www.modernmedicine.com/modernmedicine/Pathology/Chemoradiation-Effects-Can-Be-Toxic-for-Cancer-Pat/ArticleNewsFeed/Article/detail/649730?contextCategoryId=40137


Team searching for Cleft Lip and Palate Gene

1/27/2010

http://www.healthcanal.com/medical-breakthroughs/4560.html


Welcome to our new website!

1/25/2010