Archive for March, 2012
What is discus displacement? Discus displacement in the jaw Discus displacement is an expression for the deviation of the discus position from an arbitrarily fixed “standard” position. The discus is a kind of cartilaginous spacer between the mandibular condyles and the sockets. Discus displacements are often differentiated between discus displacement with reposition and discus displacement […]
Saliva is secreted by the salivary glands Saliva is produced in the mouth both by small salivary glands in the mucosa and also by the large salivary glands – the glandula parotis (parotid gland), the glandula submandibularis (sub-mandibular gland) and the glandula sublingualis (sub-lingual gland). Depending on the gland the saliva is rather watery […]
Dr. Gardner recently visited the Dominican Republic, take a look at some photos from the trip below.
Tips for Dental Emergencies while Traveling Abroad Sunday, February 7, 2010 | Posted in Dental Emergencies Are you planning a vacation outside the U.S.? Don’t have your vacation ruined by a toothache. Prior to traveling abroad a thorough dental examination is important especially if traveling to developing countries or remote areas without access to safe dental […]