Tips in Clinical Dentistry Archive

Oral Symptoms of Mucormycosis – Diagnosis and Treatment

Mucormycosis or Black Fungus Infection as it is being called is a Fungal infection affecting the Nasal, Oral regions more commonly. The other regions which it affects less commonly are Eyes, Cerebral, Lungs, etc. Mucormycosis is usually seen affecting people with reduced immunity – AIDS/HIV patients, patients on Corticosteroid medication – Organ transplant patients, auto [&hellip

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How to Manage or Overcome Dental Anxiety – For Patients

Dental Anxiety is one of the most common types of fear regarding Doctors, there is another term which is used to describe this condition – “Dental Phobia“. It is commonly described by patients as – we become anxious before visiting a Dentist or before a Dental appointment, becoming sweaty while waiting for your Appointment. Dental [&hellip

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Coronavirus seen in the cells of the Oral Cavity – COVID-19 in Saliva

Coronavirus progression is being studied and according to an international team of scientists COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2 is found to infect the cells of the mouth. It is known that Lungs and Upper Respiratory tract is the common site or Primary site of infection of the virus along with other less commonly affected parts like the [&hellip

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Oral Manifestations of COVID-19 or Coronavirus

COVID-19 or Coronavirus has affected the whole world for more than an year now, from its onset Dentists have been the most affected in terms of exposure to the virus along with the Oral Implications of it. Oral Manifestations of COVID-19 have been found to be one of the parameters which need to be dealt [&hellip

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Hypnodontics – Hypnosis Use in Dental Practice to Reduce Anxiety and Dental Phobia

Hypnosis in Dentistry is a lesser known concept to the General Dentists, but there has been positive feedback from patients and Dentists who have implemented Hypnosis in their Dental practice. Hypnosis in Dentistry is termed as “Hypnodontia” and it is used to relieve the patients of their Fear and Anxiety in general and also make [&hellip

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Dental Treatments During Pregnancy – Safe or Not?

Dental Visits during pregnancy are the most debated subject between Dental Associations and Obstetricians, Gynecologists and Pediatricians. Whether to visit a Dental Clinic and get Dental Treatments done or no?. Dental Associations and Gynecologists and Pediatricians all prefer Pregnant Women get a Dental Check up done during their pregnancy. There are certain specific Doubts or [&hellip

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Dental Drugs and Pregnancy – Safety and Contraindications

Use of Medications or Dental Drugs during Pregnancy is very complicated as both the mother and fetus are to be considered. In Dentistry the most commonly used Drugs are Analgesics, Antibiotics, Local Anesthetics and Sedatives, Antiprotozoal, Antifungal, Corticosteroids, Antacids, Antihistamines and Anti Allergens. It is important for every Dentist to keep in mind all the [&hellip

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Safety tips for using UV lamps or Ultraviolet (UVC) for Sterilization in Dental Clinic

Ultraviolet radiation is a type of Electromagnetic radiation which ranges between the wavelength of 100 and 400nm and are divided into three types based on their wavelength. When exposed to UV radiation even for a short duration of time can cause harmful effects, hence it is very important to make sure that proper care is [&hellip

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What is Cardiac Toothache – Symptoms and Importance

As the name suggests Cardiac Toothache refers to pain in the tooth or orofacial region which can be a symptom of Cardiac problem. Cardiac Tooth pain can be an accompanying symptoms of Cardiac pain where the pain radiates from left arm, shoulder, neck and face. It has been seen in certain patients according to a [&hellip

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How to wear and remove PPE kit properly – Step by Step

Coronavirus Pandemic has surely put forward the importance of Personal protection in Dental clinics, so knowing the proper way to wear and remove a PPE Kit in your dental clinic is of utmost importance if you want to protect yourself and your dental staff from any infection. PPE or Personal Protection Equipment in Dentistry consists [&hellip

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What is Infection and various Types of Infection

Infection is the lodgement and multiplication of a microorganism in or on the tissues of a host constitutes an infection. The host tissue or body is invaded by the disease-causing organism which multiples in the host tissue leading to infection of the host. There are different types of Infections based on the micro-organism involved – [&hellip

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Personal Protective Equipment in Dentistry during Coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus diseases or COVID-19 has taken over the world with all countries coming to a standstill having complete to partial lockdowns, Dentistry has been hurt the most as we have to deal directly with aerosols and are the most prone to be infected. This brings forward the need for proper PPE or Personal Protective [&hellip

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Can I Visit Dental Clinic during Coronavirus Lockdown – For Dental Patients

Coronavirus Pandemic has affected the whole world without leaving a single country and has affected all aspects of life which include Dental Treatments as well. All Dental Associations across the world have announced every Dental Clinic to close down all treatments except Emergency procedures by following strict protocol by having Personal Protection Equipment for Dentist [&hellip

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Essential (Emergency) and Non-Essential (Elective) Dental Procedures for Coronavirus or COVID-19 Emergency

With strict guidelines being passed around the world by Dental councils that all dentist and dental clinics and hospitals avoid Non-Essential Dental procedures and only perform Essential Dental Procedures, it is important for everyone to know what are the Essential and Non-Essential procedures. This helps in preventing Dentists and Dental Staff from being endangered as [&hellip

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