Anatomy Of The Maxillary Central Incisor

The crown of the maxillary central incisor is the longest of all the human teeth, including that of the canines. The crown is narrowest in the cervical third and becomes broader toward the incisal third. The broad depression (concavity) on the lingual surface of the maxillary central incisor is called lingual fossa - fossa lingualis, …

Denture Problems

Here is a list of the eight most common denture problems that patients usually experience. Dentures making you gag and feeling sick/retching. A denture is essentially a foreign body and some patients gag or gip when they have to wear dentures. Many patients gag or gipe initially but over a period of days or weeks, …

Is A Mobile Dental Clinic a Good Option?

There are not that many mobile dentistry’s, so there must be a good reason to use this. Let's explain this in a bit more detail by looking at reasons why a dentist may consider a mobile Dental Clinic as being a good option. Firstly, with a mobile dental care clinic, you would think that they …

Anatomy Dental Of The Mandibular Canine

The labial surface is smooth and convex. The labial ridge is not as pronounced as on the maxillary canines. The crown appears long and narrow compared with the crown of the maxillary canine. The mesial and distal cusp ridges form a more obtuse angle (120˚) than the maxillary canine. The apical end of the root …

How A Dentist Does A Denture Try-in?

When constructing a full or a complesite denture for a patient, a dentist needs to go through various stages of construction that is common to all denture fabrication processes.  The minimum number of visits required is four but that can increase to 8 or more. The first stage is called the impression stage. This is …

Dental Morphology Of The Mandibular Central Incisor

The surface of the crown is nearly smooth. The crown is very narrow with respect to its length. The mesioincisal and distoincisal angles are nearly right angles, or only a little rounded. N.B. This tooth is so symmetrical that it is quite difficult to tell left from right unless on models or in the mouth. …

Composition Of Tooth Structure

Dental hard tissue is mineralised and enamel is made out of prisms or rods. The diameter of the rods is about 4 μm. The chemical composition of the rods is Calcium Hydroxyapatite - Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2. Enamel gradually gets thinner toward the root and terminates at the cervical line. Cementum is the yellowish external surface of the …

Acrylic Resin Crowns Part 5

Acrylic Resin Crowns What is the combined, indirect/direct procedure for temporary crown fabrication? Previously fabricated ESF a temporary crown coming from the laboratory, is relined with additional quantity of self-curing resin material into the patient’s mouth (a chair-side relining procedure), for achieving perfect marginal fit of the restoration - to the finish line and to …

Development & Eruption Of Teeth – Basic Theories

In biology Phylogenetics is the study of evolutionary relationships among groups of organisms (species and populations), which is discovered through molecular sequencing data and morphological data matrices. The term derives from the Greek terms “phyle” and “phylon” denoting “tribe” and “birth”. “Arthropods”-man, human and “ Logos” - is a science of humans in all the …

Acrylic Resin Crowns Part 4

Acrylic Resin Crowns Prefabricated forms are ready for use as temporary crowns, and  made of polycarbonates or cellulose acetate - for anterior teeth. They should be always modified by a process of relining (rebasing) with materials of the same chemical composition, and further contouring and shaping. Temporary forms made of aluminium, silver-tin alloy or nickel-chrome …