Daily Updates in dentistry Archive

Branches of Dentistry in US, Canada, India and Australia for Post Graduation

Dental degree in the countries like India, U.S., Canada and Australia have got separate branches for the Post-graduation after the Bachelor degree is completed as there are 9 recognized Dental specialties in these countries, and passing out in these post-graduation courses would give the professionals a special recognized name, for example, a Prosthodontist for someone who

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Chewing Gum to detect Dental disease

Dental Diseases are one of the most common health problems faced by people all over the world and it is also one of the most neglected. Many have complained about the cost of a dental visit and most importantly neglect which could have easily diagnose dental diseases in an early stage. 15 to 20 percent of

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Mystery Lung Disease leads to deaths among Dentists by CDC

According to Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the US centers for Disease Control and Prevention a group of cases with Progressive Lung Disease have been reported at Virginia Care center in Dentists and dental workers. The patients who reported have been were diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis which is a chronic progressive lung disease

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How many days does it take for Antibiotics to get rid of tooth infection or abscess

A tooth infection or Abscess is the result of bacteria entering the pulp chamber of the tooth and causing inflammation of the pulp tissue leading to the formation of pus in the periapical area which is called an abscess. A tooth which is infected should be treated endodontically (Root Canal) or extracted if it is

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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 candidate and determine

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World’s First robotic Dental Surgery System – Yomi cleared by FDA

Robotics is being used in Medical field to perform surgeries from quite some time and why should dentistry be left behind. Neocis, a company based in Miami, Florida has announced that their robotically assisted dental surgical system “Yomi” has been cleared by FDA. The company has designed Yomi to plan and assist the dentist during

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Mouthguard to detect and inform Dentist about Teeth Grinding or Bruxism

With ever increasing Stress in Life thanks to the hectic lives we lead in today’s world, one of the most common problems which are seen in one out of five people around the world is bruxism or teeth grinding or night grinding. Most patients do not realise it until they see signs of their teeth

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Hepatitis C Infection increases the risk of Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer cases are on the rise and based on a research published in the journal of the National Cancer Institute, patients who are infected with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) are twice as likely to face Oral cancer in the mouth or the oropharynx. Hepatitis C Virus can be contracted through infected blood, shared needles,

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12 Toothpaste flavours you never knew existed

Toothpaste helps in keeping your teeth clean and it is something which will be used on a daily basis in any household and used twice daily by many users. Most common flavor of toothpaste used around the world is Mint. Toothpaste has a composition of Abrasive, humectant, water, binder, detergent, preservative, therapeutic agent and flavor

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Saliva Absorber Pad, a great innovation for clinical dentistry

Saliva is always a major hindrance for any type of Dental treatment be it a small restoration or Root canal treatment, the flow of saliva also increases in patients undergoing Dental treatment due to the anxiety. Directa, a dental company from Sweden has revealed an Absorber pad called DryDent which fits into the patient’s mandibular

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Largest Dental Museum in Asia opened in Mahidol University

In an area covering 620 square meters sponsored by the royal family, the first of its kind Dental museum probably the largest museum in Asia was opened to public in Mahidol University in Bangkok. It is named as “Sirindhorn Dental Museum”. The museum mainly comprises of five main exhibits which are aimed at improving and

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Bioresorbable scaffold generated by 3D Printing for Periodontal repair

Recently a publication in the Internationa and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) regarding the use of a 3D printed scaffold for Periodontal tissue engineering in a human patient, along with a review of 3D printing for Oral and Carniofacial tissue engineering sheds light on the advancements of 3D Printing and its uses in Dentistry.

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How to identify and treat patients suffering from Ebola Virus in Dental Clinics

Ebola virus disease (EVD) which was earlier known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans which is caused by the Ebola Virus which was was has infected Humans through Wild animals and it is spreading in humans through human to human contact like body fluids. The most recent Ebola Virus

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A 2,300 year Old Dental Implant unearthed by Archaeologists

If you are thinking that Implants are the latest trend in Dentistry think again, recently in a study published in journal Antiquity published that in a recent discovery of the remains of a Celtic woman in northern France they found an Iron Implant in the jaw along with the other dentition. This will make this

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