Dental review of the week – part 52
We encourage you to read another compilation of the most important news from the world of dentistry in recent days.
In February this year. In Xuzhou, China, a dentist removed a patient from between his teeth… an already sprouting strawberry seed. A photo of the "discovery" instantly circulated Chinese social media.
Only three weeks left to apply to the National Health Service for an extension of the 2020 billing period. until December 31, 2022.
An article published at the end of May in the International Journal of Radiation, Oncology, Biology, Physics suggests that people who received radiation therapy for childhood cancer treatment in the head and neck area are at higher risk of developing complications in the oral region (m.in. Dental disorders and abnormalities in saliva production).
At the patient's request, during the provision of health services – including dental services – a so-called "dental specialist" may be present in the office. close person. The details of this issue on the website of the Regional Medical Chamber in Gdansk are brought closer by mec. Karol Kolankiewicz.
A metal fragment of an orthodontic appliance was the cause of appendicitis (ang. appendicitis) in a child – such a case was encountered by the authors of an article published in the scientific journal "Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports".
According to a study (Measuring workplace violence for clinical dental hygienists), the results of which were published in the June 6 issue of the International Journal of Dental Hygiene, dental hygienists are often subjected to a variety of inappropriate behaviors at work, including verbal attacks, sexual harassment, and judgments about appearance.
– Aesthetic medicine treatments are luxury services, so their price is not a key issue for patients – says Dr. n. med. Matthew Tomaszewski, one of the lecturers at the Aesthetic Medicine Conference. Dr. Tomaszewski stresses that the market for aesthetic medicine services is growing rapidly.