Dr. Mark Pitel on Transillumination Technology

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Mark Pitel on Transillumination Technology
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Dr. Mark Pitel joins host Kira Dineen to discuss transillumination dental technology.

He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Operative Dentistry at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and Director of Predoctoral and CDE Esthetics. Dr. Pitel also maintains a private practice in Poughkeepsie, New York. He is a third-generation dentist, he has over 32 years of experience owning and operating private general practices with an “emphasis on Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry” in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, and New York.

A past president of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Pitel is an active member of numerous other dental organizations such as the International Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has received fellowships from the American College of Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the International Academy of Dentofacial Esthetics. Dr. Pitel also holds Level II certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been recognized by Who’s Who in Dentistry.

Dr. Pitel is an internationally recognized expert and lecturer on topics such as adhesive dentistry, anterior and posterior esthetic restorations and cosmetic and laser dentistry. He also has a patent in root canal technology.

He has authored numerous scientific papers and articles of interest to patients and is the author of a textbook on dental impression taking. A former editor of the NJ AGD Journal, he has received several awards for journalism in dentistry.

On This Episode We Discuss…

  • Pitel’s Practice Philosophy
  • Transillumination Advantages
  • Limiting Accumulative Effects of A-Rays with the Microlux 2 Transilluminator
  • Procedures to Use The Microlux 2
  • Patient Education Using the The Microlux 2
  • Advancements in Transillumination Technology

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on May 1st with Dr. Tyler Green about oral cancer screening. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Joshua Friedman on Starting AdDent

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Dr. Joshua Friedman on Starting AdDent
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The President and CEO of AdDent, Dr. Joshua Friedman, joins host Kira Dineen to discuss the start of the company and his previous career.

Dr. Friedman is the founder of Demetron Research Corporation. He is considered a pioneer in light curing technology with over 30 published and additional pending patents relating to dental instrumentation. Dr. Friedman is both a dentist and an electrical engineer and formerly an Assistant Research Scientist at NYU College of Dentistry.

On This Episode We Discuss….

  • Motivation to pursue both engineering and dental degrees
  • Additional companies he has founded
  • Development of transillumination technology
  • Inspiration to start AdDent
  • First AdDent product and others to follow

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Join us for our next episode on March 1st with key opinion leader, Dr. John Flucke discussing newer forms of caries diagnosis and advantages of heated composites. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Dr. Allen Hindin on the Microlux Transilluminator

Advancing Dentistry: A Dental Podcast
Dr. Allen Hindin on the Microlux Transilluminator
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Welcome to the first episode of Advancing Dentistry, our brand new a dental podcast! Our Social Media Coordinator, Kira Dineen, will be interviewing key opinion leaders in the dental field as we discover the latest advances in dentistry.

Joining us for this first episode is Allen Hindin, DDS. He is a New York University college of dentistry graduate and completed a US Army general dentist residency. Dr. Hindin was involved with the model school of health program in Hartford, CT. He was the Director of Dental Services and the Practice of General Residency of Danbury Hospital. Currently Dr. Hindin serves as Director of Dentistry for Hudson Valley Celepalsy in Brewster, NY. And since 1996 he has a private practice of general dentistry in Danbury, CT.

On This Episode We Discuss…. 

  • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Creating a comfortable environment
    • Teaching and engaging kids
  • Microlux Transilluminator
    • Visualization of crown fractures, root canal orifice and root fractures
    • Detection of caries
    • Pedo light guide vs standard 2 and 3 mm light guides
    • Mobility and ease
    • Reduce need of x-rays and why this is important

 

Questions, comments or inquiries about this episode or the podcast in general? Email us at info@addent.com. Stay updated with the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Join us for our next episode on July 1st 2018 with key opinion leader, Dr. Doug Lambert discussing work relationships between dentists and dental hygienist. Look forward to new episodes on the first of every month, as we learn and discover the latest advances in dentistry.

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