II year BDS Archive

Intresting Dental Quotes

1) The best and cheapest dentistry is when the right thing is done extremely well the first time and it lasts for a long time. 2) (good one) Dentist: a prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coin out of your pocket.  3) Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of ...Read More

Hypoxia

Hypoxia means the lack of Oxygen supply to the tissue. Hypoxia is classified4 types on how it develops into a pathological condition: Hypoxic hypoxia: It is the condition where there is poor availability of Oxygen to the pulmonary tissues. Anemic Hypoxia: It is the condition of Hypoxia based on the Quantitative availability ...Read More

Deglutition or Swallowing

Deglutition is also known as ‘Swallowing’,  it is the process by which the food taken passing through the oral cavity into the Gastrointestinal tract. The Number of times a person or individual swallows per day: 600 times Deglutition is divided into 3 stages: Oral stage Pharyngeal stage Esophageal stage. The stages are ...Read More

Guidelines to the Perfect Impression

The Perfect impression is the first step towards the preparation of a perfect prosthesis for the patient, so utmost care should be taken during Impression taking. Filed under are some guidelines which followed thoroughly will lead to a Good impression. 1. Uniform, homogeneous mix of Impression material 2. Tray is sufficiently filled ...Read More

Theories of pain transmission through Dentin

In order to explain the way pain is transmitted to dentin many scientists proposed many theories of transmission of pain through the dentin to the pulp where the nerves are largely crowded. The pain or the stinging sensation seen on the teeth is due to the dentin which makes up the bulk ...Read More

Eruption Timing / Sequence of Permanent teeth

Permanent teeth consist of 32 teeth, they completely erupt by the age of 18-25. The first in the sequence to erupt being the Lower 1st Molar (6-7 yrs) and the last to erupt is the 3rd Molar(18-21 yrs). The anterior teeth or the incisors mainly the mandibular erupt lingually to that of ...Read More

Abrasion of teeth

Abrasion of teeth refers to the loss of the protective layer of the tooth structure the enamel due to external mechanical forces. Due to this the gingival margin recesses and the dentin is exposed so there are more chances of tooth infection. Definition of Abrasion: It is the pathological wearing of dental ...Read More