5 Complications of Suctioning and How to Prevent Them

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Nov 13, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

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Why Dental Suction Devices Are Necessary During Oral Surgery

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Nov 6, 2019, 8:00:00 AM


Dental health issues are among the most prevalent health afflictions facing Americans.
Nearly half of Americans have gum disease. Ninety percent have had at least one cavity, and about 1 in 4 have untreated cavities. Untreated oral health issues can lead to serious health problems, including cardiovascular disease. This means that dentists are on the front lines of the fight for better public health, and oral surgery does a lot more than produce a pretty smile. 

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The 3 Best Airway Management Devices for Medical Professionals

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Nov 1, 2019, 8:33:44 AM

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This Month in Emergency Preparedness: 5 New Studies You Need to Know About

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Oct 24, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

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6 Portable Suction Machine Safety Tips for Dental Surgery Under Anesthesia

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Oct 22, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

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How to Create an Emergency Preparedness Plan for Your Nursing Home

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Oct 16, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

Sooner or later, every nursing home will face a major emergency. Nursing home emergencies exist along a continuum. Issues such as choking may affect only a single patient, whereas outbreaks of the flu and other infectious diseases can endanger the lives of every resident. In 2017, natural disasters affected 8 percent of the U.S. population—and nursing home residents are not exempt from these statistics. Any of these incidents can lead to additional health issues, such as infectious outbreaks and chronic respiratory issues, so it is important to implement a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan

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The Purpose of Suctioning Patients During Sedation

Posted by Sam D. Say

Oct 2, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

With the advent of minimally invasive in-office procedures, patients are increasingly choosing sedation instead of general anesthesia. Sedation exists on a continuum, ranging from very mild sedation to deep sedation, but it is generally safer than anesthesia and requires a shorter recovery time. Patients may require sedation in some emergency medicine scenarios. 

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How to Prevent Aspiration Under Dental Anesthesia

Posted by Sam D. Say

Sep 19, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

Since 1955, 218 people have died under general anesthesia, including multiple children. In several cases, aspiration was a contributing factor or even the cause of death. This is a small mortality rate compared to the millions of dental procedures performed annually. But no death is an acceptable outcome in dentistry, and aspiration is almost always a preventable tragedy, or at least a treatable one. A few simple strategies can mitigate the risk and ensure safe patient outcomes. 

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4 Reasons Dentists Need to Use a Medical Suction Pump During Oral Surgery

Posted by Sam D. Say

Sep 10, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

A medical suction pump is a key piece of equipment during oral surgery. The right suction pump improves patient outcomes, reduces the risk of complications, and can promptly intervene in the event of a serious dental emergency. Here are some key reasons dentists should invest in a quality medical suction machine. 

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A Comprehensive Guide to the Various Types of Suctioning

Posted by Sam D. Say

Sep 4, 2019, 8:00:00 AM

Virtually every medical office worker, dental care provider, hospital employee, or first responder must use medical suctioning. Suctioning can be an important emergency intervention as well as a key aspect of routine care. The type of suctioning a provider must use depends on many factors, including the health of the patient, the type of suctioning machine available, and the reason for suctioning. Understanding the various types of suctioning you might use can help you choose the right tools and ensure you and your team are always well-trained on the latest techniques. 

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