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Tips in Clinical Dentistry Archive

How to Brush using a Neem Twig – Traditional Indian Toothbrush

Compared to our generations our ancestors had limited resources and were known to have healthier and stronger teeth in comparison. What I have observed from visiting my Grand mothers place is that they use natural materials (Neem Twigs) and follow a time tested technique to have healthy teeth. According to recent studies ...Read More

What does Color Coding of Aerotar, Micromotar and Endodontic Hand pieces mean

Color Coding of Aerator, Micro motor and Endodontic Hand pieces is a lesser known fact among Dentists, the Hand pieces which we regularly use are divided into various colors based on the their speed or rpm and the ratio in which they are used. In a Dental set up we use multiple ...Read More

Which is better – Own Dental Clinic or Working at Corporate hospital?

When a freshly passed out BDS or MDS comes out into the real world of competition, which is getting saturated at some major cities already, if the main aim is of clinical practice rather than to pursue any higher studies or academics or special courses, the first doubt that comes to their ...Read More

Swelling after Wisdom Tooth Removal or Extraction – Duration and steps to control Odema

Wisdom Tooth removal is a type of minor surgical procedure which in most cases requires cutting of Soft tissue and also minor bone trimming. As a complication of bone cutting there will be swelling or odema in the extraction site following the Surgical Extraction of an Impacted Wisdom tooth or in general ...Read More

Pit and Fissure Sealants – Classification, Indications, Types and Procedure

Dental Sealants or Pit and Fissure sealants named after the location they are placed in, these are materials which are placed into the occlusal pits and fissures of the teeth which are susceptible to Caries. Before we dive into the details about Pit & Fissure Sealants, let us look into what exactly ...Read More

What are Disinfection and Sterilization procedures in Dental Clinic

Disinfection and Sterilization of Dental instruments and equipment in a Dental Clinic is a very important and integral part of running a successful Dental Practice to make sure that your practice is not a place of cross-contamination or cross infection. Sterilization is a process in which an object, surface or medium is ...Read More

Infections Transmitted in Dentistry by Air, Inoculation and Cross Infection

Dental procedures involve exposure to body fluids like Saliva and in some cases Blood, so in a Dental Clinic, the Dentist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant etc are prone to be exposed to Infections Transmitted in Dentistry. The mode of transmission can be through Air, Inoculation and through Cross Infection. It is important ...Read More

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 ...Read More

Dental Emergency Kit – Contents, Medicines and Use

Dental Emergency Medical Kit is a must-have in every Dental Clinic or Dental Hospital to provide Emergency Dental Care for patients who come to you with either a Dental emergency or unfortunately require emergency medical assistance or care while undergoing any Dental procedure in your Dental Clinic. Every Dentist and even the ...Read More

What are the Micro organisms seen in diseases and Normal Oral cavity

Oral cavity is a hub of micro organisms by default, there are huge number of bacteria in the oral cavity some of which are beneficial while some are harmful. The presence and increase of different types of bacteria in the oral cavity depends on the oral and general health of the person. ...Read More

Drug for Alzheimer’s helps in regenerating Dentin by activating stem cells to treat Dental caries

Drugs used for one disease or condition has found the be useful in some other conditions as well and this has been found true in the┬ácase of a drug used for Alzheimer’s. This drug, when used in teeth with dental caries has been found to activate the stem cells in tooth feeling ...Read More

List of Dental Treatments which require Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Dental Treatments are usually divided into two types, one which are done to cure or prevent any infection such as periapical infection and the other type being cosmetic which are done to enhance the appearance of the teeth like Bleaching, Composite restorations, dental crowns etc. So the first kind of treatments usually ...Read More

How to decrease pain and swelling after Wisdom Tooth removal

Getting a Wisdom Tooth removed is a pretty stressful procedure for the patient, although there will not be any pain during the procedure due to the effect of anesthesia, post surgery there are chances of pain and swelling which are normal for post wisdom teeth surgery. When there is bone cutting or ...Read More

5 changes in Dental Clinic to help decrease patient Anxiety and Stress

Dental Clinic can be a very intimidating place for a patient who is apprehensive or visiting the dentist for the first time or experienced a previous bad dental visit. It is very common for the patients to be having Fear and Anxiety during a dental visit. As a Dentist, we have to ...Read More