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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History of Dental Implants

Dental Implants have been an ancient science as Archaeologists have found instances of civilizations attempting something similar to Dental Implants to replace missing teeth. The earliest example was in Egyptian civilization around 2000 BC where missing teeth were replaced by tooth shaped ivory or wooden teeth or teeth from other humans. Bridges were also fabricated [&hellip

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Intracoronal Bleaching of Nonvital tooth – Teeth Whitening

Intracoronal bleaching is the procedure where a discolored non-vital tooth is whitened using oxidizing agents inside the coronal portion of the non-vital tooth to decrease the discoloration. With Intracoronal bleaching we can decrease or completely eliminate discoloration and increase the degree of translucency. The result of Intra-coronal bleaching depends on the cause of non-vitality, proper [&hellip

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Dental Anesthesiology recognized as the 10th Dental Specialty

Dentistry has a 10th dental specialty, “Dental Anesthesiology”  which was recognized by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards. The National Commission adopted a resolution on March 11 based on an application from the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists which requested Dental Anesthesiology to be recognized as a separate Dental specialty. [&hellip

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Finish Lines in Tooth preparation – Indications, Advantages and Disadvantages

Finish Line: It is the peripheral extension of tooth preparation or It is the terminal portion of a prepared tooth. Definition by Schwartz: Refers to the border of preparation where the prepared tooth structure meets the unprepared surface of the tooth. Tooth preparation: The process of removal of healthy or diseased enamel, dentin, and cementum [&hellip

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What is Pulpitis – Types

What is Pulpitis? Pulpitis if you dissect the word refers to “Pulp” (tissue inside the tooth) and “Itis” (Inflammation), so it mean Inflammation of the pulp. The Dental pulp is a delicate connective tissue consisting of blood vessels, nerves and lymphatics. Dental pulp reacts to any bacterial infiltration or any other physical or chemical stimuli [&hellip

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Odontoma – Complex and Compound, Clinical features, Histological and Radiographic Features and Treatment

Odontoma in general refers to any tumor or growth of odontogenic origion showing complete differentiation of epithelial and mesenchymal cells. In odontomas there is formation of Enamel and Dentin due to the presence of functional Ameloblasts and Odontoblasts. As opposed to the normal Tooth, Enamel and Dentin in Odontoma are laid out in an irregular [&hellip

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Classification of Odontogenic Tumors – Modified WHO classification

Tumors of Odontogenic tumors refer to the lesions which arise from odontogenic remnants or residues such as Odontogenic epithelia, odontogenic mesenchyme. It includes the formation of hard tissue as well similar to tooth development. Apart from arising from odontogenic remnants, there have been cases where the tumors have developed from a preexisting developmental cyst such [&hellip

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What are Sequestration, Sequestrectomy and Saucerization

To understand Sequestration and Sequestrectomy you need to first know what is Sequestrum – It is a piece of dead or necrosed bone or tissue formed within a diseased or injured bone, separated from the the normal or healthy bone by the process of necrosis. It is usually seen in Osteomyelitis or Osteoradionecrosis. The Sequestrum [&hellip

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3D-Printed Antimicrobial Teeth could replace traditional Dental Implants

With the new age diet, fast paced lifestyle and food habits there is an alarming increase in dental related problems, with the traditional form of treatment being Fillings, Root Canals, Extraction and Implants there is a new procedure in development which takes advantage of the latest 3D printing technology. Researchers in Netherlands have created a [&hellip

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What is Hemisection in Dentistry

Hemisection is the sectioning of a diseased tooth (usually a mandibular molar) into two parts and removing the diseased root and its connected crown part. Hemisection is also called as “root amputation” or “root sectioning”. Hemisection is usually suggested in Mandibular Molars which have undergone failed Root canal treatment cases where we can see Furcation [&hellip

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Oral Bacteria seen to Aggravate Colo rectal Cancer

Aggressive Colo Rectal cancer cases were found to be having a bacteria specifically – Fusobacterium nucleatum, so a study which concentrated on why is the presence of Fusobacterium seen in Aggressive cases was done. A paper published in the journal EMBO Reports reveal that Fusobacterium nucleatum tends to promote growth of cancer cells but it does [&hellip

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