Justin McKinney

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The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of root surface removal in vitro using an air-powder abrasive system or sharp curet on root surfaces simulating the cumulative effects of an every 3-month periodontal maintenance regimen over a 3-year period and to compare the amount of time spent in the utilization of each instrument. Fifty extracted(More)
Previous studies have demonstrated that two types of powered toothbrushes (Interplak and Braun) are more effective than a manual toothbrush in the removal of bacterial plaque from tooth surfaces. The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the Interplak Home Plaque Removal Instrument (A) and the Braun Electric Toothbrush (B) on(More)
Temporomandibular joint disorders continue to be a nemesis for health professionals and for patients who are afflicted. The medical/dental student must be taught to recognize this often complex disorder and be able to interact with the various disciplines within the medical/dental profession to provide the care needed. This article discusses problems and a(More)
BACKGROUND Senior surgical residents are of paramount importance in directing further therapeutic modalities based on their interpretation of critical diagnostic imaging. We propose that senior surgical residents are proficient with interpreting radiologic imaging studies in the trauma patient. METHODS A prospective cohort study was performed comparing(More)
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