Robert J Musselman

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Virtual reality, a three-dimensional computer generated world, has been shown to relax adults during dental treatment. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of virtual reality on the behavior and anxiety of children during dental treatment. The behavior, anxiety and heart rate of twenty-six children, ages five to seven years were evaluated(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital epulis is a rare lesion found on the alveolar process of a newborn child, diagnosed soon after birth. The lesion has a site predilection for the anterior maxillary alveolar process and a 9:1 sex predilection for females. Once diagnosed the traditional management of the lesion has been surgical excision under general anesthesia. (More)
Pediatric dentistry and local anesthesia textbooks recommend injecting the local anesthetic during dental anesthesia and the rate of 1 ml per min. On the other hand, there are indications that, in practice, most dentists inject the anesthetic considerably faster. There has been no study indicating an ideal rate. Fourteen 5 and 6 year olds received treatment(More)
BACKGROUND Otodental syndrome is a rare condition characterised by globodontia, and sensorineural high frequency hearing loss. To date, only 20 cases of otodental syndrome have been reported. CASE REPORT A 6 year-old girl presented with a chief complaint of delay in the eruption of primary canines. Following clinical, radiographic and audiologic(More)
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