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How to choose an OUTSTANDING location for your dental clinic.

1 AGD CE point in Category 3.  Registration Fee $65. Presented by Steve Babor Interviewed by Bassel P. Gebrael DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C) Steve Babor has 39 years of commercial real estate experience. In this interview and live interactive webinar he discusses the thinking process behind choosing an outstanding location for your new dental clinic. […]

Dental Office Building Trade Secrets. Over 500 Clinics Built!

1 AGD CE point. Presented by Raimund Krulls Interviewed by Bassel P. Gebrael DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C) Raimund Krulls built over 500 dental offices.  In this interview he discusses the process of building a new dental clinic. Course Objectives: Raimund has built over 500 dental offices.  In this interview he discusses the process of building […]

CE Webinar: Money and Dentistry with Real Numbers.

GROUNDBREAKING, PROVOCATIVE, AND USEFUL. 1 AGD CE point. $65 Registration Fee. Presented by Bassel Paul Gebrael DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C) Click the button below to watch.Please note: The URL of the webinar will be sent by email after payment. COURSE OBJECTIVES: Understand the real cost of dental procedures when you factor in receptionist time, dental assistant time, […]

Woodpecker High-Pressure Plasma Air Purifier Q3

The large volume of biological aerosol produced by dental procedures is of great concern to practicing dentists. Introducing new technology from Silicon Valley.  A recent study “Aerodynamic Characteristics and RNA Concentration of SARS-CoV-2 Aerosol in Wuhan Hospitals during COVID-19 Outbreak”,  Yuan Liu, Ph.D et al. used gelatin filters to capture aerosol samples in the patient areas, […]

Flight Defender Aerosol Evacuator

The regulatory decisions made in the next few months will determine our dental careers. This email series is a review of the available evidence for aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 including links to open access journal articles. Bassel Gebrael DDS, Dip. Perio, FRCD(C) Part 1: Understanding mulitphase turbulent gas clouds The main method of transmission of […]

Symptomatic Covid Patient Contamination Of The Air, Surfaces And Personal Protective Equipment.

Part 4: How do symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 patients contaminate the air, surfaces, and personal protective equipment? Hospital transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) has been reported, although the mode of transmission and extent of environmental contamination have not been fully determined. From January 24 to February 4, 2020, three patients at the dedicated SARS-CoV-2 outbreak center […]

Air exchanges per hour in an operatory with an in-operatory air cleaner. Wuhan hospital study.

How to calculate air exchanges per hour (ACH) in an operatory with an in-operatory air cleaner (HEPA filter unit): The typical dental operatory has an area 100 square feet with an 8 foot ceiling, which gives a volume of 800 cubic feet. Following an aerosol generating procedure, the operatory must be left empty to permit […]

Is Coronavirus viable in aerosol?

According to a recent report by Neeltje van Doremalen, Ph.D. published in the New England Journal of Medicine, 2019-CoV-2 can remain viable and infectious in aerosol for hours and on surfaces for up to 72 hours. “Our results indicate that aerosol and fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is plausible, since the virus can remain viable and […]

Clarithromycin Beneficial with Full Mouth Debridement in Generalized Aggressive Periodontitis?

Methods: Forty patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups: 1) Full Mouth Debridement with Clarithromycin 500mg every 12 hours for 3 days. 2) Full Mouth Debridement with placebo pills. Results: Both groups were effective for clinical and microbiological parameters. The Clarithromycin group presented with lower mean probing depths for pockets ≥ 7mm at […]