Maxillary 3rd Molar or Wisdom tooth Impaction Classification – Archer

Maxillary 3rd molar is not as commonly impacted as the Mandibular but the frequency of Impaction rate is high. Maxilalry 3rd moalr impaction is considerably difficult because of many factors which are favorable when compared to Mandibular 3rd molar like the Visibility factor, Reach, Tuberosity and its Proximity to the Maxillary Sinus. ...Read More

Local Examination for Surgical Removal of Impacted 3rd molar tooth

Third molar is the most commonly impacted tooth in the Oral cavity. Surgical removal of Impacted tooth is the most common Surgical procedure in Dental Clinic. Diagnosis in Impaction is most important because of the location and structures surrounding the impacted tooth. Treatment plan should be determined only after proper Diagnostic evaluation ...Read More

Types of location of 3rd Molar root to Inferior Alveolar Nerve Canal

The 3rd molar is the most commonly impacted tooth in the whole dentition because of the timing of the eruption and the lack of length of Jaw which has been decreasing over generations thanks to Evolution. During 3rd molar impaction of the Mandible there are many factors which should be considered before ...Read More

Rare Impaction of 3rd Molar between Roots of Adjacent tooth

Here are some images of Impacted teeth which are very Rare and we do not know whether they are Developmental Disturbances or Impacted Teeth. There are many types of Wisdom teeth Impactions depending on various factors which aid in its classification. Various authors have classified Wisdom Teeth like Archer, Pell and Gregory, ...Read More

Type of Flaps used in Impaction of Maxillary 3rd Molar

Impacted Maxillary third molars are very difficult to extract mainly because of the lack of visibility and the presence of a very thin Tuberosity and other factors like the Visibility, Reach and the proximity to Maxillary Sinus all of which make it comparatively difficult. Maxillary Third Molar Impaction are can also be of ...Read More

Why are Wisdom Teeth/3rd Molars most often Extracted by Dentists

Wisdom Tooth or the 3rd Molar is the most commonly Extracted tooth due to pathological reasons by Dentists. Wisdom Teeth or 3rd molar teeth are being considered as vestigial parts of the human body as with evolution over decades it is seen that in some people 3rd molars are completely absent not ...Read More

Differences between Maxillary and Mandibular First and Second Molars

Maxillary and Mandibular teeth are different in every aspect starting from the size of the teeth to the number of roots (in the molars). This is a very important topic to know the differences between maxillary and mandibular molars to be able to do proper access cavity preparation, removal or caries and ...Read More

Wharf’s Assessment of Impacted Third Molar

Wharf’s Assessment of 3rd Molar Impaction is a very detailed assessment of the Difficulty of Impaction procedure which considers various factors to determine the difficulty of the Impaction Surgery. The various factors which determine the Wharf’s Assessment are: Winters classification Height of the mandible Angulation of the 2nd molar Root shape & ...Read More

Wisdom teeth (Third Molar)

Third molars are the last teeth in our oral cavity to erupt and are the most distally located teeth in the oral cavity. They are more popularly known as wisdom teeth as they erupt after the age of 18 yrs, so they are referred to as the wisdom teeth as people consider ...Read More

How are Dental points calculated for SSB interviews and Medical Test

SSB or Services selection board is an organization which selects candidates for Army, Navy and Air force recruitment based on multiple criteria giving them points by conducting. The many criteria include Medical Examination along with Dental tests and examinations along with mental, physical and intellectual evaluation to access the potential of the ...Read More

Tissue Holding Forceps – Instruments used in Dental Surgery to Hold/Grasp Soft tissue

Tissue Holding forceps as the name suggests are used to stabilize the Soft Tissue but holding or Grasping it to help prevent any interference by Soft tissues in Surgeries. They are used to hold tissue which is being excised or tissue ends while suturing, and also used to hold/grasp dressings and surgical ...Read More

AIIMS May 2011 MDS/Dental Entrance Question Paper – NEET

The Questions from AIIMS May 2011 MDS/Dental Entrance, All the Best for your entrance exams. Follow the question papers and do well in Entrances. As we have seen that previous questions are repeated a lot of times it is sensible to be up to date with the questions and practice them more ...Read More

Primordial Cyst

Definition of Primordial Cyst: A Odontogenic cyst developing from the stellate reticulum which is formed in place of a tooth. Etiology: Develops through liquefaction and cystic degeneration of stellate reticulum of enamel organ before any calcified enamel or dentine is formed. Usually it may develop from a normal tooth germ, which may ...Read More

Operator Position, Patient Position and Chair Height in Dentistry

Operator Positions in Oral surgery is a very important aspect in the success of your Dental treatment. The correct positioning of the operator is very important to help the Operator or Doctor to have good Visibility and Accessibility of the Oral cavity.  Proper positioning of the patient and the operator, illumination and retraction ...Read More