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Radiovisiography

Radiovisiography – One can come across a customary scenario at a Dental Clinic—a patient approaches a clinic, writhing in toothache, with a gloomy face after spending a painful night. After pretty long time of wait in reception room, eventually gets access to the doctor, who after examining the patient, establishes …

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Orthodontic treatment

In broad terms, the orthodontic treatmentcan be categorized in following three categories: CORRECTIVE ORTHODONTICS Corrective orthodontics is the finished product of orthodontics. In this phase of orthodontics, the malocclusion is corrected and the teeth are placed into the best position. A number of different removable and fixed appliances can be …

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Pulp Capping

Indirect Pulp Capping If complete removal of decay might lead to exposure of the pulp (and therefore more involved root canal treatment), a dentist may choose to stop decay excavation and place calcium hydroxide directly over the thin layer of dentin overlying the pulp. A temporary restoration is then put …

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Pulpotomy

The term Pulpotomy refers to the removal of the coronal portion of the pulp tissue; with pulpal tissues in root canals remain untouched. It is indicated for teeth with pulp exposure caused by decay, mechanical exposure, and sometimes trauma, with no periapical pathosis. After anesthesia and decay removal, coronal pulpal …

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Apexogenesis

Apexogenesis refers to a type of root canal treatment on a vital tooth which may have had the pulp exposed and which can allow further development of the root. Because the root might not be fully formed when a chip or fracture occurs, it is difficult to totally fill the …

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Osteotomy

An osteotomy is any procedure that requires cutting bone. In some cases this is done to remove bone and at other times this procedure is done to cut through the bone to allow the oral surgeon to reposition the two pieces of bone. The reasons for an osteotomy are: 1. …

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Frenectomy

A frenectomy is the removal or reattachment of either the labial or lingual frenum. This procedure is usually done under a local anesthetic. There are two types of frenectomies: a labial frenectomy and a lingual frenectomy. The purpose of this procedure is to help facilitate movement of both the tongue …

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry that includes the diagnosis, surgical, and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects, including both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions. Many of the extensive surgical procedures done by Oral …

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Dental Antibiotics

Dental Antibiotics – An antibiotic is defined as a chemical substance derived from naturally occurring substances such as fungi, mushrooms, and soil bacteria which has the ability to destroy, inhibit, or slow the growth of bacteria, parasites, or fungi in the treatment of infectious diseases. Penicillin and erythromycin are the …

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Anticoagulated

To keep the blood in a fluid state that is anticoagulated, the coagulating as well as anticoagulant factors are delicately balanced in the circulating blood. There may occur spontaneous bleeding or intravascular thrombosis due to any disturbance in this delicately balanced system. Blood coagulation means the conversion of blood to …

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