Home > Ask a Question Ask a Question [si-contact-form form=’1′] 120 Comments « Older Comments October 28, 2019 Karen Please I need help with denture wearing. I have spoken to everyone about this, and read everything I can still no luck. I am 36 years of age I have been wearing full dentures (top, bottom) for roughly 4 years do to Periodontal disease. From the beginning I have had so much saliva my teeth fall from the top, and float up from the bottom. Then I start gagging, and have no choice but to take them out. I have tried gluing them in, and it makes hurling from saliva so much easier. So I dont have to worry about spitting them out. I have had 3 different sets made all the same. I have been told I just have to get used to wearing them from 4 different dentist. I can not afford to have another set made. I need help. I was told about implants but they back that up with my gum ridge is so small and may not be able to get them. Please do you have any opinions to take to my dentist to try. I was also told soft liners maybe an option. I had soft liners when I started wearing dentures and it got way to expensive. Now I dont know where to turn for help. October 29, 2019 Varun Hi KAren, sorry to hear your plight from the past few years due to dentures. There are many reasons for Hyper salivation and having a denture is one of the min ones as the body feels the Denture to be foreign body and as a response leads to Hypersalivation. There are certain drugs which have been used in such cases to decrease saliva production – There is a certain class of drugs – Antimuscarinic agents which reduce saliva secretions such as – Amitriptyline, benzatropine, atropine, trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride, hyoscine hydrobromide (Note: These drugs should be taken under Doctor supervision only. Other medications such as Beta -Blockers can help in decreasing Saliva production. Botulinum Toxin A is also known to decrease saliva production on injecting the solution into the Salivary Glands. Other medications such as 1% atropine solution sublingually twice daily has also helped in decreasing sublingual glands hypersalivation. These drugs help in decreasing the amount of saliva being produced and can solve your problem. January 4, 2020 B K CHAKRAVARTHI Hi sir, This is kalyanchakravarthi, i have 35day old baby boy his have teeths sir, this is possible in this age and any problem with is …pls give ur suggestions sir January 6, 2020 Varun There are two types of Teeth at this age – Natal Teeth: teeth which are present from birth and the other one is Neonatal Teeth: Teeth which erupt within 30 days of birth. Most commonly these teeth tend to make it difficult for feeding the baby and might lead to ulcers. If that is the case it is better to get them removed. If there is no problem to the baby and the mother while feeding in some cases we can leave them as they are. February 2, 2020 mohamed Hi, I am international Medical Graduate from Egypt, we study basic science then medical science continuously . we don’t have separate degrees for PreMed or Biology degree , however I have transcription letter of subjects I studied (anatomy, physiology, Medicine , surgery etc..). I want to shift career and study dentistry in USA, My question is how can I apply to Schools without ” premed ” degree. thanks February 6, 2020 Joe Hi, I am enquiring about this on behalf of Mrs. She is a green card holder and lives in Chicago. She completed her BDS ( Bachelor of Dental Study) from India and is planning on doing DDS from the US. I browsed through a few websites and found that the average fees for residents are around $80,000 per year. That’s such a ridiculous amount. Is that a ballpark figure for the fees? Would you be able to recommend any institution in and around Chicago that we could look into? Would you have any website suggestions that I can read about the advantages of the course and in which countries they are valid? Cheers February 6, 2020 Varun Yeah that is an insane amount and after passing out, we can earn the same amount. Most colleges are similar in fees structure if not more that what you have mentioned. Here is a list of Dental Schools and their fees year wise which I have compiled – https://www.juniordentist.com/cheapest-dental-schools-in-usa-for-dds.html February 23, 2020 GG Hi. I am a dental student and would like to know what is the most appropriate management if the base plate is loose when doing MMR? February 24, 2020 Varun Do you mean to say that there is no retention of the baseplate while MMR ? March 17, 2020 Marwa Ibrahim saad How we treat patients with arrested caries ? March 17, 2020 Varun IT depends on the position of Caries, if it is in dentin close to the Pulp chamber you can leave it with a base on top and go ahead with the restoration. If it is in sound Enamel or dentin removing it completely is recommended. May 7, 2020 Balaji sonnepalli What are the indications for occlusive bevel May 7, 2020 Varun It is given to provide sufficient bulk of the material in the Occlusal contact point to bear the Occlusal forces. It is given in the junction of Occlusal 1/3rd and Pulpal 2/3rd of the tooth preparation. May 30, 2020 devi can u please explain about papilla preservation flap and pouch & tunnel technique in periodontics? May 31, 2020 Varun An Oblique /incision is given in the defected papilla (central incisor) starting from the gingival margin of mesio-buccal line angle of lateral incisor. The Blade is kept parallel to the long axis of the tooth and reaches the midpoint of the distal surface of the central incisor just below the contact point. The First oblique incision then is extended intrasulcularly on the buccal aspect of the lateral and central incisors extending until the adjacent papillae and a buccal full-thickness flap is elevated to expose 2 to 3 mm of bone. The defected papilla should be in place and not deflected. At Buccolingual horizontal incision at the base of the papilla is as close as possible to the interproximal bone crest. Make sure that there is no lingual or palatal perforation. The intrabony defect is exposed after debridement. Now the membrane is positioned to cover the defect and 2-3mm of remaining bone and it is secured in position using support from the adjacent tooth by giving a Horizontal mattress suture from the base of the keratinized tissue at the midbuccal side of the central incisor at a similar position to the palatal flap. This suture is placed to prevent collapse into the defect as it causes no direct compression of the midportion of the membrane. June 1, 2020 maysoon bannar hi, explain the biologic form for cavity preparation? June 1, 2020 Varun There are Biologic Principles of Cavity preparation such as 1) Protection of Pulp, 2) Prevention of Caries Recurrence, 3) Asceptic procedures. June 4, 2020 Suraj Pratap My one teeth is halfly broken . Am I eligible for ssb medical June 4, 2020 Varun Yes, you are eligible, but if it is just a small fracture you can get it fixed with a Composite restoration before going for the exam. June 15, 2020 Dr Ameer What doing to treat the malposed buccally canine in the upper 3|3 With removable orthodontics appliance Noting: ther are retained deciduous canine c|c Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name (required) Email (required) Website Notify me of new posts by email.