However, 17.5% of children aged five to 19 have problems with dental cavities, and approximately 28% of all preschoolers have untreated cavities, cautions Boyd Industries, Clearwater, Fla., which designs and manufactures specialty dental and medical operatory equipment.
Utility gloves that are chemical and puncture resistant must be used when handling contaminated instruments, when performing operatory clean up, and for other contact with contaminated surfaces or disinfectant chemicals.
They describe the microscope's operatory design and ergonomics, its use in photographic and video documentation of treatment, training an assistant, and how to do clinical procedures with the microscope; nonsurgical procedures; retreatment; restorative considerations; resorption; trauma management; and other topics, such as management of teeth with open apices, vital pulp therapy in immature teeth, decompression, suturing, communication, and intraoral radiography.
Kennedy Community Health Center has received a $20,000 grant from the Fallon/OrNda Community Fund of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation to support dental equipment for a new dental operatory at the health center flagship site at 19 Tacoma St.
The new clinic is equipped with fully piped water and sewer services and features two exam rooms, a dental operatory, a behavioral health office, a lab/pharmacy room, and sleeping quarters to house visiting traveling physicians, dentists, and other specialists.