Gingivitis

Gingivitis: It is the Pathological condition  of the gingiva(soft tissue surrounding the tooth). It is caused by the bacteria which causes plaque. It is a type of Periodontial deisease. Symptoms: Gingivitis is mainly seen with the following conditions Swollen gums Bleeding gums Normal hard pink gums turn to reddish soft Foul smeel starts emmiting from [&hellip

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Dental Braces

What are Dental Braces-These are the corrective appliances used to bring the teeth, jaw bone, jaw joints and lips and musculature into proper alignment mainly to improve the aesthetics of a person. Basically the word braces is a layman’s term used for orthodontic braces which are made of medical grade stainless steel metal totally harmless to our oral cavity. [&hellip

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Dental Histology

In Dental Histology as you can see from the name we deal with –Dental: about the tooth and its surrounding structures –Histology: study of the microscopic structures like the cells and fibers in the tooth structure So in dental histology we deal with the microscopic study of the structures of the tooth and the structures in [&hellip

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Dental Pain

Dental pain is the main reason why a patient comes to a doctor especially a dentist because the dental pain is the worst pain of the lot. Predisposing factors: Dental pain is can be caused due to many reasons regarding the parts surrounding the mouth like the jaws and teeth, but the most common reason [&hellip

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Dental Arches

I – Maxillary dental arch II – Mandibular Dental Arch Dental Arches: The bones, soft tissue aggregates in our oral cavity which form an arc like form to support the teeth of our oral cavity.  Mouth is divided into 2 Arches Mandibular & Maxillary arches. Maxillary dental arch: The bigger arch of the 2 arches, it bears 16 teeth [&hellip

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Wisdom teeth (Third Molar)

Third molars are the last teeth in our oral cavity to erupt and are the most distally located teeth in the oral cavity. They are more popularly known as wisdom teeth as they erupt after the age of 18 yrs, so they are referred to as the wisdom teeth as people consider it the age [&hellip

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Contents of General Anatomy

General Human Anatomy in the first year consists of the following : Introduction: Detailed Anatomy and Osteology of Head and Neck Paranasal Air sinuses Lymphatics and Air Sinuses Gross Anatomy of Brain Study Of Cranial Nerves- in detail extra cranial course 5th, 7th and 9th nerves and upper cervical nerves Embryology: Embryology of head and [&hellip

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Bad Breath

Bad breath(Halitosis) is mainly due to the commensal bacteria present in our oral cavity, Bad breath can be usually noticed early in the mornings just after you get up known as ‘Morning Mouth‘, all the changes occur in the mouth during sleep as there is no chewing or intake of water the bacteria get sufficient [&hellip

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The Course Of Dental Education

B.D.S is Divided into Subjective, Practical, Clinical, and Community related subjects, the curriculum is divided in the best suitable way for the students so they can understand each and every step of dentistry in a well organised way : BASIC SCIENCES : – Anatomy, Physiology – Bio-chemistry – Histology(General & Oral) – Pharmacology – Pathology [&hellip

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Morphology

Morphology : It is the study of the external features of the human body without involving the functions of the particular  organ or the part of the body mentioned

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Dental caries – History, Classification and Causes

Dental caries is commonly called tooth decay. Caries in latin is called as ‘rot’ or ‘decay’ and Dental caries means ‘rotten or decayed teeth’. Definition: Dental Caries is an irreversible microbial multifactorial disease of the calcified tissues of the teeth, characterized by de-mineralization of the inorganic portion and destruction of the organic substance of the tooth. [&hellip

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Physiology

Human Physiology is the study of the normal functioning of the human body which are mechanical, physical and chemical modalities of the human body, which is functioning normally without any Disease or Abnormality. It includes the study of the individual organs and their normal functions under normal conditions. Anatomy and Physiology are closely related, Anatomy [&hellip

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Dentistry

It is a Profession which deals with the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Cure of the Structures in the Oral cavity as well as the surrounding structures like the Arches and the Soft Tissues  in and around the oral cavity, In dentistry we also deal with correcting the deformities in the oral cavity and also the face

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Definitions – Bacteria, Plaque and Arches

1) Commensal bacteria : It is the mutual relationship between organisms of 2 different species in which one organism is slightly benefited and the other is not affected by the others presence . The 2 organisms can be divided as Host and the other is the commensal as they stay in the body of the [&hellip

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