|Posted on 18 August, 2019 at 6:30||comments (0)|
Guidelines for fiber reinforced resin composite
Grossly destructed posterior vital teeth can be restored with resin composite reinforced with fiber. The following guidelines can be kept in mind while doing such restorations.
Resin composite restorations reinforced with fiber are indicated for grossly destructed posterior vital tooth. This restorative technique is very useful to preserve the vitality of the grossly destructed tooth...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 13 April, 2019 at 8:55||comments (7)|
Silver Amalgam restoration
Carving Silver amalgam Restoration is a challenge in clinical Practice and it becomes a nightmare during the undergraduate learning period. Establishing proper contacts and contours in the restoration is important for the longevity of the resoration .
An amalgam is an alloy of mercury and other metal(s). Dental Alloy is a powdered alloy of silver, tin, and other metals, which can be mixed (triturated) with m...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 14 March, 2019 at 7:35||comments (0)|
GLOSSARY OF COMMONLY USED DENTAL TERMS
• Abutment : A tooth or implant used to support a prosthesis. A crown unit used as part of a fixed bridge.
• Abcess : A localized inflammation due to a collection of pus in the bone or soft tissue, usually caused by an infection.
• Amalgam : A dental filling material, composed of mercury and other minerals, used to fill decayed teeth.
• Alveoloplasty...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 1 March, 2019 at 10:10||comments (0)|
Electronic data base and evidence based decision making
Information explosion is the agony and ecstasy of the present day science. The internet revolution has opened up the flood gates of data made up of bits and bytes to anyone accessing from anywhere. Thus information has become omnipresent, just in the air, waiting to be accessed. One may assume that this exponential growth in internet and information will provide the best opportunity for data mining. But on the contrary, a ch...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 1 March, 2019 at 9:30||comments (0)|
Gold foil restoration
The quest to search the ideal restorative material has been a challenge for the researchers and academicians in the fraternity of restorative dentistry. With the rapid advancement in the bio material science and bio technology, most of the material properties have drastically improved in the recent years. Among the available restorative materials, direct filling gold is the oldest filling material that is still used in restorative dentistry.
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|Posted on 10 February, 2019 at 1:45||comments (0)|
|Posted on 2 February, 2019 at 3:45||comments (0)|
Light Emitting Diode
The unsung heroes
This article deals with the details of LED, Light Emitting Diode, covering all the topics from the evolution of LEDs to their future directions in relation to conservative dentistry and endodontics.
1. Evolution of LED
A Story of success
Light emitting diodes, commonly called LEDs, are real unsung heroes in the electronics world. Were we able to look into the f...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 21 January, 2019 at 14:10||comments (0)|