How to Diagnose a potential Bleeding Disorder

How do you screen a patient for potential bleeding problems? The best screening procedure for a bleeding disorder is a good medical history. If the review of the medical history indicates a bleeding problem, a more detailed history is needed. The following questions are basic: Is there a family history of bleeding problems? Has bleeding [&hellip

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IDA Conference Warangal 2008

29th A.P State Dental conference conducted on Dec 5th, 6th, 7th 2008 in Warangal with venue NIT campus. The dental conferences conducted are a great place to visit to gain some quality knowledge and for interaction with other people of our profession and to share knowledge about topics and to hear to the presentations given [&hellip

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A Museum about Dentistry

We have gone to many museums but recently i came across a website which belongs to the National Museum Of Dentistry. I never expected a museum on Dentistry, Started in 1996 and getting the designation as the Official Dental Museum in 2003. It provides the visitors with innovative, age appropriate, oral health-based educational programming for [&hellip

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Dilaceration

Dilaceration is the anamolie in the tooth shape and its structure and it refers to a sharp bend in the tooth which can be in the crown portion or in the root, making sharp angles at the junction of the crown and root. The abnormal Angulation may be present anywhere along the the length of [&hellip

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World Diabetes Day – 14th November

On Nov 14 the world is going to celebrate yet another Diabetes day, This going to be the 19th World Diabetes day. History: The World Diabetes Day was introduced by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1991. You might be thinking what is diabetes doing in a dentistry related [&hellip

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ADA sues McCain and Palin

The American dental association files suit in the DC Superior Court against the presidential candidate and the vice presidential candidate Palin for using the words “Drill, baby, drill!” in relation to improving the power facilities. This was strongly oposed by the ADA which owns this slogan and the words are the intellectual property of the [&hellip

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Root Canal Treatment – Indications, Procedure and Cost

Root Canal Treatment: It is a procedure aimed at treating an Infected tooth where the infected pulp tissue is removed from the root canal, and the cleaned root canal system is filled up with a bio-compatible material known as Gutta purcha, then the prepared cavity is filled or restored with a suitable restorative material – [&hellip

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Abdominal regions

The abdomen is an important region of a human body it contains many of the vital organs of the body, so if there is discomfort in this region then the cause can be linked to many organs so first a medical/dental student has to know the regions of the abdomen to diagnose the present cause [&hellip

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Aims of Endodontics

Endodontics mainly has the following aims: Preservation of healthy pulp. Curing a diseased pulp if possible. Removing the dead pulp, cleaning and shaping the canal space and filling it with inert materials. To restore and maintain the function and appearance of a non vital tooth. To cure a periapical disease, if present

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Treatments rendered in Endodontics

Endodontic treatment is mainly based on preserving the tooth structure without having to extract it, here are some of the procedures followed in endodontic treatment: Indirect pulp capping Direct pulp capping Pulpotomy and apexigenesis. Pulpectomy and root canal treatment. Periapical curetage. Apicectomy and retrograde filling. Replantation. Transplantation. Redisection and eisection. Endodontic endosseous implants. Bleaching. Perforation [&hellip

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Pain

“Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of damage. and we can say that pain is always a subjective sensation and is always unpleasant”. Pain is not necessarily associated with ongoing tissue damage, it is a subjective experience and has an emotional as [&hellip

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A Brief Description of the cranial nerves

Here i have described about the cranial nerves their function and their supply to respective structures. 1. Olfactory Nerve: It is a type of sensory nerve, Supply: It supplies to the Olfactory Epithelium(cells) Function: Perception of smell from the nasal cavity. 2. Optic Nerve: It is a type of sensory nerve, Supply: Retina (ganglion cells) [&hellip

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Sensory neurons

Sensory neurons are the nerves which transmit the external stimulus from the external structures to the brain as chemical impulses, which are the senses like touch, hearing, taste, vision . . etc. sensory neurons are neurons that are activated by sensory input (vision, touch, hearing, etc.), and send projections into the central nervous system that [&hellip

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Motor Neurons

Motor Neurons: These are the nerve cells which transmitt information from the nerve ganglion to the muscle fibers through the synapse (or) the neuromuscular junction. They motor neurons transmit impulses away from brain or spinal cord toward or to muscles or glands with the help of neurotransmitters. Function: Motor neurons control the actions of the [&hellip

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