104 Dental Emergencies

104 Dental Emergencies

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Join Dr. Alex Koo, active duty Army emergency physician, as he discusses dental emergencies, a common emergency department complaint, but an uncommon educational topic.  We'll discuss an approach to collecting a focused history, physical, as well as formulating a thorough differential and treatments for common ED dental emergencies.  Some questions that we'll answer are:  What are the red flags we should be aware about for dental complaints?   What is the basic anatomy and nomenclature for numbering teeth?   What differential should be considered for traumatic and atraumatic dental complaints?  How should we treat dental pain?  How do I splint a tooth in the emergency department?  We answer these questions and more in this episode!
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Join Dr. Alex Koo, active duty Army emergency physician, as he discusses dental emergencies, a common emergency department complaint, but an uncommon educational topic.  We'll discuss an approach to collecting a focused history, physical, as well as formulating a thorough differential and treatments for common ED dental emergencies.  Some questions that we'll answer are:  What are the red flags we should be aware about for dental complaints?   What is the basic anatomy and nomenclature for numbering teeth?   What differential should be considered for traumatic and atraumatic dental complaints?  How should we treat dental pain?  How do I splint a tooth in the emergency department?  We answer these questions and more in this episode!
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