Sodium Hypochlorite Accident – Signs & Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Sodium Hypochlorite accident during Root canal procedure is although rare but has been seen in certain cases which can range from showing mild symptoms to severe symptoms in patients which has to be dealt with immediately. Sodium Hypochlorite (Hypo) is the most commonly used Root canal Irrigation liquid which has a pale coloration similar to [&hellip

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How to differentiate between Acute Alveolar Abscess and Periodontal Abscess

Acute apical abscess is also known as Acute alveolar abscess which is the localized collection of pus in the alveolar bone at the root apex of the affected tooth. It is caused when the infection extends through the apical foramen into the peri-radicular tissue. Periodontal Abscess is caused due to impaction of foreign body in [&hellip

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Local Anesthesia Allergy and how to perform Skin Test in Dental Clinic

Allergic Reactions to Local Anesthesia is quite rare but when it does happen, it can turn complicated very fast and requires immediate response from the Dentist and Dental Staff to make sure that the vitals of the patient are kept Stable. Local Anesthesia is categorized into 2 types – Amides (Lidocaine, bupivacaine, prilocaine, articaine etc) [&hellip

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How much do Dental Crowns Cost – Types of Dental Crowns

What is a Dental crown? A Dental crown is a prosthetic tooth shaped crown or cap placed over a tooth to protect the underlying tooth structure from external forces. The Dental Crown is cemented onto the tooth surface and will cover the entire tooth structure visible above the Gingiva or Gum line. A Dental crown [&hellip

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Cavity Varnish, Liners, Bases – Differences and Uses

Cavity Varnish, Base, liner or Sealer are an integral part of Operative Dentistry which has the main goal of Preserving the health of Dental Pulp. In Operative Dentistry, the main objective is to restore the tooth affected by either caries, trauma etc with Restorative materials. These Permanent Restorative materials are harmful to the pulp when [&hellip

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Dental Treatments after Knee Replacement Surgery – New updates

Orthopedic Surgeons and Dental surgeons mention that after having a knee replacement surgery it is important to not have any invasive dental treatments involving surgical procedures performed on the patient for a time period of 8-12 weeks. This is to make sure that no bacteria from the site of surgical procedure travels to the prosthetic [&hellip

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Antifungal and Antiviral Drugs for Oral or Dental Lesions

Most common Fungal infection of the Oral cavity is Candidiasis, other non-candidial fungal infections seen in the Oral cavity are mycoses, aspergillosis, cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis, blastomycosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, oral geotrichosis, zygomycosis or mucormycosis, fusariosis and Phodotorula infection. Patients with impaired immune competence (HIV, tumors, leuemia, transplants etc) are most prone to Fungal infections. Viral infections of the [&hellip

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Use of Lasers in treatment of Dental Hypersensitivity

Dental Hypersensitivity is one dental condition which almost everyone of us has faced at one point of time, it can be due to multiple reasons leading to the exposure of Dentin and dentinal tubules to the external thermal, mechanical, chemical and osmotic stimuli leading to hypersensitivity. Laser or Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiations [&hellip

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Scientists develop Enamel Repairing Gel by biomimetic mineralization

Enamel is the hardest biological tissue in the human body and mimicking the structure artificially has proven impossible due to its complex nature. Team of Scientists at China’s Zhejiang University and Jiujiang Research Institute have published an article in Science Advances stating their findings about a gel which has helped repair Enamel in a lab [&hellip

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Zirconia Crowns – Advantages, Indications, tooth preparation, Price or Cost

Dental treatments dose not just revolve around relieving pain and other symptoms but also deals with improving the function and look or aesthetics of a person, this is where Zirconia crowns come in as a part of Cosmetic Dentistry. There are many names for Zirconia crowns as called in the Industry – Zirconia, Ziconium and [&hellip

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What are the causes of Swollen Taste Buds and Papillae

Taste buds are cells located on the surface of the Tongue to help in taste perception. The taste buds are located on the Papillae of Tongue (Fungiform Papillae, inner walls of the trough surrounding the vallate papilla, folds of foliate papillae and the posterior surface of epiglottis). The taste buds are located on the upper [&hellip

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Teenager with Half of lower Jaw hanging with few centimeters of Skin after Horse Riding injury

In one of the most graphic injuries due to horse riding, a teenager Emily Eccle a facil trauma to her lower jaw (mandible) when she accidentally fell from her Horse when a exhaust popping sound spooked her horse and she fell off her horse onto a gatepost when the horse bolted. After the incident she [&hellip

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Antibacterial Fillings to prevent Recurrent Tooth Decay or Cavities

Dental Fillings are the most common treatment followed in Dental Clinics which can be either as a preventive measure or after an invasion by Dental caries. There have been cases where recurring caries is seen after a Restoration which can be tackled by using a antibacterial restoration which can kill or prevent any bacteria growing [&hellip

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Cheapest Dental Schools in USA for International and Resident Students to complete DDS

Dental Schools are outright a costly affair for any Dental Student and the huge amounts of Education loans which we rake up gives any student who wants to join Dental School cold feet just by the thought of it. It is estimated that the total student loan or debt of Dental School graduates for the [&hellip

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