Category: Dental

Duraphat 5000 – The Secret Dental Elixir For Endurance Athletes

Duraphat 5000 – The Secret Dental Elixir For Endurance Athletes

Dr Burjor Langdana takes us through the problems with dental hygiene during endurance sports and expeditions. The Colgate Duraphat 5000 toothpaste’s high fluoride content helps to mitigate these risks and can help prevent both dental cavities and gum disease.

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Practical Teaching of Den

Expedition Dentistry Teaching Videos

Our resident expedition dentistry expert, Dr Burjor Langdana, provides excellent video learning resources on the topic of expedition dentistry.

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Antibacterial Mouthwash May Impair Exercise Recovery

Antibacterial Mouthwash May Impair Exercise Recovery

Dr Burjor Langdana / Expedition Dentist / UK Dr Burjor Langdana explains why routine use of antibacterial mouthwash, such as 0.2% chlorhexidine may reduce the beneficial effects of training; especially in the recovery phase. Newsflash – Routine use of antibacterial mouthwash like 0.2% chlorhexidine may reduce the beneficial effects of training especially is the post-training phase 1. Mechanism – Oral […]

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AM Guide to Managing Jaw Dislocation on Expedition

AM Guide to Managing Jaw Dislocation on Expedition

More expert guidance for dealing with dental problems on expedition. In this article, Burjor and Matt give us a step by step guide to managing acute non-traumatic TMJ dislocation in the field.

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AM Guide to Dental Extractions on Expedition

AM Guide to Dental Extractions on Expedition

Resident Dentist Burjor Langdana on how to perform a dental extraction in the field. Including the indications, equipment, procedure and post-extraction care.

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Expedition Dentistry: Toothpastes

Expedition Dentistry: Toothpastes

Dental problems can wreck an expedition. Choosing the right toothpaste will help mitigate the risk but the bewildering variety of products out there can be confusing. Our own Extreme Dentist Burjor Langdana helps you pick the right one for your trip.

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AM Guide to Expedition Dental Anaesthesia

AM Guide to Expedition Dental Anaesthesia

Our Expedition Dentistry team talk us through anaesthetising a tooth in the field.

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AM Guide to Dental Trauma

AM Guide to Dental Trauma

Following on from their excellent Guide to Expedition Dentistry for Medics, Burj and Matt present a more detailed article on how to deal with an avulsed tooth and dental trauma in the field.

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AM Guide to Expedition Dentistry for Medics

AM Guide to Expedition Dentistry for Medics

Burjor Langdana, Dental Surgeon at the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit and Matt Edwards, Expedition Doctor, cover preparation, kit, dental history taking and examination and the diagnosis and management of common dental conditions.

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Mission to Myanmar

Mission to Myanmar

Derek Goodisson / tells us of his surgical mission to the worlds worst healthcare system – Myanmar. Inundated with patients, constrained by etiquette but overwhelmed by hospitality. He begs you to visit too.

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