Motor Nerves

Motor nerves: These are the nerves which are supplied from the the brain to the muscles and the glands to perform a function, they are used in contracting and relaxing the muscles to perform certain specified functions. These nerves are made up of many small neurons which are called as motor neurons. The Motor nerves [&hellip

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The 12 cranial nerves

Cranial nerves: These are so called because they emerge through the foramina or fissures in the cranium and are covered by tubular sheaths derived from the cranial meninges. The cranial nerves are bundles or sensory (or) motor fibers that inervate muscles (or) glands, carry impulses from sensory receptors, (or) show a combination of both motor [&hellip

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that corrects malocclusion and restores the teeth to proper alignment and function, mainly with the help of braces. According to wikipedia: Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions (improper bites), which may be a result of tooth irregularity, disproportionate [&hellip

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Pedodontics (or) Pediatric dentistry

Pedodontics or pediatric dentistry is the branch of dentistry which deals with the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of teeth in children and adolescent patient, who are under the age of 16. Pediatric dentistry: The specialty of dentistry concerned with the care of children and adolescent teeth. According to wikipedia: Pedodontics is a branch of dentistry [&hellip

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Endodontics

Endodontics (or) Conservative Dentistry in the second year is called Pre clinical conservative (PCC), this is called so because it is the subject which is thought pre (or) before entering the clinics. Endodontics is the branch of dentistry which deals with the Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of diseases concerned with the hard tissues(Enamel, dentin) and [&hellip

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Dental Plaque

Dental Plaque is defined as a BioFiolm of Structured Resilient Yellow Greyish substance that adheres to intra oral tooth surface or other hard surface in the oral cavity including removal and fixed restoration. Plaque is differentiated from other deposits such as calculus and material alba on the tooth surface. Plaque is found preferentially at protected [&hellip

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Important terms in oral pathology

Oral pathology is a tough subject mainly for a dental student, with all the names and terms used in it for a newbie to get used to it takes some time and mostly we end up mugging up all these terms so what ever it maybe we have to learn them. So here are some [&hellip

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Blood donation – Make it a habit

Give blood and give life We all blame the hospitals and the blood banks when we do not get blood at the time when some one near to us needs it the most, but only a fraction of us donate blood. So stop blaming and start doing, donating blood does not make us weak or [&hellip

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Periodontology

Periodontology (or) Periodontics is the branch and scince of dentistry which deals with the study of supporting structures of the tooth and the diseases and diagnosis and treatment of these structures. The Periodontium (or) the Periodontial ligament is the main supporting structure surrounding the tooth, this is why the name periodontology. But it also deals [&hellip

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Oral Pathology

Oral pathalogy is “the specialty of dentistry and pathology combined together which deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is a science that investigates the causes, processes and effects of these diseases.&#

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Oral medicine and radiology

Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology is a branch of dentistry which deals with diagnosis of Oral and Para-oral diseases, oral/dental management of medically compromised patients along with management of oral manifestation of systemic diseases. It can also be defined as: The branch of dentistry which deals with diagnosis of Oral and Para-oral diseases, oral/dental management [&hellip

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Branches of dentistry | Dentistry Branches

Dentistry is a vast subject unlike what other people think, people think that as dentistry deals only with one part of the body then why do they have 5 + 3 years of course for learning about such a small part of the body whereas in the same time the medical professionals are learning about [&hellip

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Intresting Dental Quotes

1) The best and cheapest dentistry is when the right thing is done extremely well the first time and it lasts for a long time. 2) (good one) Dentist: a prestidigitator who, putting metal into your mouth, pulls coin out of your pocket.  3) Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth. 4) [&hellip

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How to find a good dentist for your needs

To select a dentist to meet your dental needs we have to go through the various fields of dentistry, when you are aware of all the specialization in dentistry then your search for the perfect dentist for your needs becomes much more easier. So here i am jotting down some tips which might help in [&hellip

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