Tips for Dental Students Archive

What is Dental Shadowing and How to apply for it?

Dental Shadowing or Predental Shadowing: A Student or International Dental Student who wishes to join a Dental School visiting a Dentist’s or Dental Clinic or office to observe from the sidelines and learn about the treatment procedures, dental terminology, techniques, how to deal with different scenarios, etc. This is called as Shadowing a dentist which [&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 with average cost of Dental school leading to 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 [&hellip

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Needle Stick Injury – Management and Treatment with known Injury

What is a Needlestick Injury: In simple terms it is the injury caused due to needles or sharps (blades, lancets etc which are sharp) that accidentally puncture the tissue of the operator or handler. It is one of the most common work place injury seen in people who work with hypodermic syringes and needle based [&hellip

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Denture Stomatitis – Classification, Causes and Management

Denture-related stomatitis as the name suggests is Stomatitis or pain and inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth which is caused due to Denture in patients who wear a complete denture.  Denture Stomatitis Synonyms: denture sore mouth, Candida-associated denture-induced stomatitis, inflammatory papillary hyperplasia and denture-associated erythematous stomatitis. Denture stomatitis is a common occurrence and [&hellip

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Text Books for the BDS 1st Year Course – Subject Wise

Books are the major source of information, even though your lecturers and professors have filled your brain with loads of information earlier, but it is the books that would do the best job prior to the exams. From the first year of B.D.S, you should have all the main textbooks rather than just the study [&hellip

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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 [&hellip

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Instruments used for Cavity Preparation and Restoration

Instruments used for Cavity preparation and Restoration – Cavity preparation is one of the most commonly used and performed procedure in every dental clinic. Learning about Cavity preparation is a must for every dental student / dentist / hygienist irrespective of the branch which you might specialize in. Cavity preparation is done prior to Restoration [&hellip

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Posterior Superior Alveolar Nerve Block Technique

Posterior Superior Nerve Block is used to block or Anesthetize the Posterior Superior alveolar Nerve which will anesthetize the Maxillary Molars except the Mesio-Buccal root of First Maxillary Molar which is supplied by the Middle Superior Alveolar Nerve. Posterior Superior Nerve Block the LA agent is deposited in proximity to the Anatomical Landmarks: Mucobuccal fold [&hellip

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Bennett’s Classification of Fracture of Teeth

Beneett’s Classification is used to evaluate Fracture of Tooth in the Coronal and Root fracture. There are other Classifications which are more commonly used called Ellis Classification of Fractured Teeth. In Bennett’s Classfication the fractured teeth are divided into Five types based on fracture of tooth in the Coronal and Root position. Trauma to the [&hellip

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Principles of Prescription Writing for Dentists in Dental Clinics

Prescription is an important part of treatment plan in a dental clinic as the medication given to the patient is prescribed and the patient can obtain the medicines with the help of your Prescription. There are instances where your Prescription can also be used for obtaining medications without your permission so you have to always [&hellip

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Can Tooth infection cause Sinus infection ??

Tooth pain is a common symptom of Maxillary Sinus infection because of the close proximity of the Palatal root of Maxillary first molar to the floor of Maxillary Sinus. The close proximity is the reason why dentists are very careful before going for extraction or doing Root canal treatment in Maxillary first molars. Most of [&hellip

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Methods and Techniques of Tooth Separation

Tooth Separation: It is the procedure used in obtaining separation between two adjacent teeth to help in Class 2 restorations of Amalgam, Composite or Miracle Mix. Slow or Delayed Separation: It is the slow/ gradual repositioning or separation of teeth by inserting some foreign material between the teeth which takes some weeks to show result. [&hellip

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Infraorbital Nerve Block – Local Anesthesia Technique

Infra Orbital Nerve Block – Block of Anterior and Middle Superior Alveolar Nerves Inferior alveolar nerve block as the name suggests blocks the Infraorbital nerve block along with some other nerves which is used mainly when working in the Anterior Maxillary region. So let us see in detail about How to give Infra Orbital Nerve [&hellip

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Ideal Requirements of Root Canal Sealers

Root Canal Sealers: It seals the discrepancies between the canal walls and the core obturating material along with cementing the obturating material to the Root canal. Root canal sealers play an important role in Obturation step of Root Canal Treatment, where it acts to sea the spaces and gaps between Obturating material and the walls [&hellip

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