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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Hypoxia

Hypoxia means the lack of Oxygen supply to the tissue. Hypoxia is classified4 types on how it develops into a pathological condition: Hypoxic hypoxia: It is the condition where there is poor availability of Oxygen to the pulmonary tissues. Anemic Hypoxia: It is the condition of Hypoxia based on the Quantitative availability of Haemoglobin and [&hellip

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Tongue piercing could be fatal

Tongue and Lip piercing are the new trend now in the young adults and with no age limit and no regulations governing the piercings it is easily available to everyone, it may look appealing but it is like inviting microorganisms into our blood stream as the oral cavity is richly supplied with blood vessels. It [&hellip

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Thumb sucking in children

Sucking on fingers or thumbs is healthy and normal when children are infants. Most children stop somewhere between two and four years of age. The effects of thumb sucking are usually reversible up until the age of seven, because children still have their deciduous (baby) teeth. If thumb sucking continues beyond the age of seven, [&hellip

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Differences between male skull and female skull

Differences between male and female skull are very important in forensics to determine the sex of the skull which has been recovered. From our ancestors, the differences in the skulls of males and females have been similar in obtaining different characteristics, which will be explained in the post below. The most obvious difference is the [&hellip

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Deglutition or Swallowing

Deglutition is also known as ‘Swallowing’,  it is the process by which the food taken passing through the oral cavity into the Gastrointestinal tract. The Number of times a person or individual swallows per day: 600 times Deglutition is divided into 3 stages: Oral stage Pharyngeal stage Esophageal stage. The stages are divided into Voluntary [&hellip

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Xerostomia – Dry mouth

Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is not a disease in itself. Rather, it is a symptom of many other diseases and conditions. These conditions cause saliva production to decrease or stop. Saliva moistens your mouth and helps you to swallow and taste food. It also is a natural cavity fighter. For example, it [&hellip

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10 Guidelines for a Better Breath | How to Control Bad Breath

We try to get better breath when we are suffering from Halitosis(Bad breath) or are very intelligent and think that “Precaution is better than cure” and maintain good hygiene and proper maintenance of teeth, so that the complication never appears. “To maintain good oral hygiene” is the “mantra” to prevent any oral diseases. So here [&hellip

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Some Intresting Facts In Dentistry | Dental Myths

We have enlisted more than 100 unique, interesting and wired facts related to Dentistry.  While going through different books i came through many interesting facts related to dentistry, mostly about the kind of dentistry which was in practice before the original dentistry practice started. So here are some of the interesting facts about the techniques [&hellip

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Guidelines to the Perfect Impression

The Perfect impression is the first step towards the preparation of a perfect prosthesis for the patient, so utmost care should be taken during Impression taking. Filed under are some guidelines which followed thoroughly will lead to a Good impression. 1. Uniform, homogeneous mix of Impression material 2. Tray is sufficiently filled with impression material [&hellip

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Impression taking with Shellac Base plate

Taking of an impression with the help of Shellac baseplate is a bit out dated now but still in practice in some places, The primary aim of baseplate is to make a replica of the structures of the oral cavity on the cast by application of pressure. Instruments: Shellac Baseplate (both mandibular and maxillary) Spirit [&hellip

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Impression

It is the negative replica of the structures of the oral cavity be it hard(tooth) or soft(gingiva, mucous membrane) structures, which are used to fabricate the cast or model of the patient, and for making crowns, dentures, and other prosthesis. Materials used for taking Impression: The most commonly used material is Zinc oxide Eugenol– It [&hellip

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Muscles of mastication – Origin, Insertion, Function, Nerve and Blood supply

The muscles which are required for mastication or chewing are known as the muscles of mastication. These muscles help mainly in the movement of the mandible and not the maxilla as maxilla is an integral part of the skull and the mandible being the only movable bone in the skull. There are many muscles which [&hellip

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