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Case History for Dental Students

Case history is an important and integral part of Treatment, a treatment of a disease or a condition starts with it’s proper diagnosis and this can be done successfully only by taking down a proper Case History. It is very important to take a proper case history which will further lead to a proper diagnosis and [&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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Theories of pain transmission through Dentin

In order to explain the way pain is transmitted to dentin many scientists proposed many theories of transmission of pain through the dentin to the pulp where the nerves are largely crowded. The pain or the stinging sensation seen on the teeth is due to the dentin which makes up the bulk of the tooth, [&hellip

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Theories Of Mineralization

Mineralization is a Process taking place in all the calcified structures in the body like the bone & enamel. It is defined as the deposition of the mineral salts in and around the organic matrix to make it a calcified structure. The mineralization process is based on 2 mechanisms: Booster Mechanism Seeding mechanism And it [&hellip

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Eruption

Eruption is defined as the continuous tooth movement from the stage of the dental bud to the occlusal contact. In our life time we get 2 sets of teeth the Primary dentition and the permanent dentition. First the primary dentition are seen, which on dislodgement give space for the permanent teeth to erupt. In teh [&hellip

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Tooth

Tooth is the calcified tissue of the body present in the oral cavity embedded partly in the jaw and part of it exposed in the mouth. It is an important part of our life as it helps in chewing down food for us to eat. The tooth is a calcified structure which is made up [&hellip

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Importance of Aesthetics in Dentistry

Clinical Dentistry in general deals with 50% Aesthetics and the other 50% concentration is focused on the treatment of pathological conditions of the tooth. Coming to the importance of aesthetics in dentistry and how it is implemented in dentistry. Firstly we will come know the definition of aesthetics. Aesthetics: It is the Beauty / appearance [&hellip

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