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OstrowTalk

By Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Online Programs
OstrowTalk is dedicated to providing professionals in oral health with the knowledge and understanding necessary to deliver appropriate care to their patients and communities. You'll hear from our faculty, a selected group of domain experts with outstanding pedagogical capabilities.
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Botulinum Toxin: Evidence for Use in Persistent Orofacial Pain
Dr. Glenn Clark discusses the use of botulinum toxin in patients with persistent orofacial pain. This lecture is designed to familiarize dentists with the scientific evidence that underlies the use and abuse of Botulinum Toxin for orofacial pain disorders and motor disorders. Dr. Clark also discusses the various injection protocols and when they are indicated.
50:39
December 09, 2021
Dental Care In Patients With High Blood Pressure
In this episode of OstrowTalk, Dr. Sepideh Khosropanah (Master in Community Oral Health) interviews Dr. Mehdi Mohammadi (Master in Geriatric Dentistry, and Clinical Assistant Professor at Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Section Chair, Community Outreach Programs) about dental care in patients with high blood pressure. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
07:31
October 14, 2021
Dry Mouth in Older Adults
Dry mouth is a common oral complaint of older adult patients; it can cause or potentiate dental caries and periodontal disease. In this episode of Ostrow Talk Dr. Phuu Han and Dr. Lisa Hou discuss different causes and the treatment options of dry mouth in older adult patients. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
08:45
June 07, 2021
Primary Headache Disorders and Orofacial Pain
In this episode, Dr. Sal Manrriquez provides an overview of primary headache disorders and the relationship to orofacial pain conditions. Dr. Manrriquez explores the significance of allodynia and hyperalgesia in the understanding of centralized pain. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
18:49
March 31, 2021
The Importance of Hand Examinations for Dental Patients
In this episode, Dr. Laurel Henderson explores the hand examination all health providers should include in their initial consultation. Thorough, systematic hand exams can provide valuable insight into the physical and mental wellbeing of dental patients. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
21:32
March 22, 2021
How to Diagnose and Treat Hypersalivation
How will you manage a patient that presents with hypersalivation? In this episode, Dr. Kamal Al-Eryani walks us through hypersalivation etiology, clinical symptoms, and diagnostic tests. He also covers different treatment plans based on the specific etiology. This podcast will help you understand the complications of such a medical problem from a dentist's view and gives you more confidence to help patients suffering from hypersalivation. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
27:16
February 16, 2021
Why Orofacial Pain?
Dr. Glenn T. Clark explains the particularities of Orofacial Pain, covering the conditions that this specialty treats as well as the competencies required to provide appropriate care to patients. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
09:41
February 03, 2021
Oral Health & Community Outreach Challenges
On this episode, Joyce Sumi, Director of the Community Oral Health Certificate program interviews Linda Brookman and Mehdi Mohammadi where they provide tips and strategies for providing oral health in vulnerable populations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our online dentistry programs that are specifically designed for practicing professionals so they can learn while keeping their practice.
20:09
January 27, 2021