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Types of Finger Rests and Fulcrum in Dentistry For Maxillary and Mandibular Teeth

Finger Rests are a very important part in Dentistry, for every treatment which includes right from oral examination to other treatments like Scaling, Extraction, finger rests while performing Root Canal treatment which are usually time taking and without proper finger rests there will be excess strain on the dentist. To get the least amount of [&hellip

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Glossary Of Periodontic Terms – F

FACE-BOW: A device used to record the positional relationship of the maxillary arch to the temporomandibular joints and to orient dental casts in this same relationship to the opening axis of an articulator. FACET: A flattened or worn spot on the surface of a hard body, as on a bone or a tooth. FACTITIOUS: I. [&hellip

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Glossary Of Periosontic Terms – E

ECCENTRIC RELATION, ECCENTRIC POSITION: See: Occlusion, Eccentric. ECCHYMOSIS: An extravasation of blood into subcutaneous tissue or mucosa. ECOLOGY: The study of the relationships of organisms with other organisms and their environment. ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIA: See: Dysplasia, Ectodermal. EC TOPIC: Occurring in an unusual position, manner, or form, as in ectopic eruption. EDEMA: An abnormal swelling resulting [&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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