What is Gingival Retraction, Different Materials and Methods used

Gingival Retraction is an important aspect of Prosthodontic and Conservative procedures performed such as Retraction of the Gingiva to expose the Finish lines in Tooth Preparation before taking an Alginate or Putty Impression, in case of Cavity preparation Gingival Retraction is useful in Class II cavity preparation where the base of the ...Read More

What is Circumferential Clasp, Types, its Disadvantages and Form

Circumferential Clasp is a type of Clasp Retainer which consists of an Occlusal rest along with a buccal and lingual arm which start or originate from a common body. The Clasp is used in used most frequently in Maxillary Second Molars. The Clasp is used in attaining Retention, Support, and Stability.  Although ...Read More

Will my Teeth get yellow or white stains after Orthodontic Braces?

Orthodontic Braces are a prolonged treatment option which requires anywhere from 1 year to 2 years of treatment and this means wearing Braces all this while. This tends to lead to discoloration of the teeth to some extent and after going through with the Orthodontic treatment, the last thing you want to ...Read More

Arrested Caries – Causes, Color, Stages of Development and Treatment

Arrested Caries is a type of Dental Caries affecting Teeth which are basically Caries which has become stationary or non-progressive or static without any signs of further progression or extending into the Enamel or dentist structure. Arrested Carious Lesion is usually Self-cleansing and is usually seen on the lingual or labial surfaces ...Read More

What is Green Stick Compound and It’s Uses

Greenstick compound is one of the impression materials used during one step in the impression making for the complete denture preparation. According to the ADA specifications number 3, the Green stick compound is a Type 1 Low Fusing Impresion Compound. To be accurate, the greenstick compound doesn’t help in making an entire ...Read More

Text Books for the BDS 3rd Year Course – Subject Wise

The Third year of the B.D.S. course includes three subjects, unlike the 4 subjects earlier, the Community Dentistry subject is shifted to the final year of the course. The subjects included in the third year of BDS include Oral Pathology, General Medicine and General Surgery. Following are the books that are the ...Read More

List of Text Books for the BDS 2nd Year Course – Subject Wise

The 2nd year of B.D.S had a different subject pattern until the batch of 2007, but later it was changed where the Dental Materials subject which was a part of the first year programme, now comes int the 2nd year, while the Dental Anatomy and Histology are promoted to the 1st year ...Read More

What to do if Crown from Dental Implant has fallen out or is loose

A crown on a dental implant isn’t invisible and is prone to either become loose or even break in case of extreme stress, the first thing to do when a crown on dental implant becomes loose or falls off is not to get tensed or worry and visit the dentist with the ...Read More

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 ...Read More

Maxillary Injection Techniques used in Dental Treatments

There are several anesthetic techniques that are used to provide the anesthetic effect to carry about the various treatment procedures in the maxillary region. These techniques differ in their areas, i.e. the teeth, hard and soft tissues or altogether based on the procedure that has to be carried out. These Local anesthesia ...Read More

Do Endodontic Equipment’s interfere with Pacemakers or Cardiovascular Implantable electronic devices

Root Canal treatment is an integral part of everyday dentistry and Endodontics is a vital and most useful treatment option to save Infected teeth, this can and is being used in senior citizens as well and these section of patients are more commonly known to have Cardiovascular Implantable electronic devices or more ...Read More

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 ...Read More

Local Anesthesia Syllabus and Chapters

Local Anesthesia is an integral part of Dental Treatments and it is important to have complete knowledge on every aspect related to Local Anesthesia right from Dental Anatomy to help in administering proper Local anesthesia to deciding the amount of local anesthesia to be given to a certain patient. You should also have ...Read More

Kennedy’s Classification of Edentulous Space and Applegate’s Rules

The Kennedy method of classification was originally proposed by Dr. Edward Kenedy in 1925. Like the Bailyn classification and also the Skinner classification, it is to classify the partially edentulous arch in a manner that will suggest certain principles of design for a given situation. the classifications don’t just make it easy ...Read More