Here is a list of 10 top tips for clinical dental practice from a dentist with more than 20 years’ experience in both hospital and general dentistry.
Dentistry is a highly specialised and practical subject and therefore it has a very limited scope for online training.
One of the biggest misconceptions about dental health is that going to a dentist can actually cause harm to your teeth and gums.
From the buccal aspect the crown is shaped like a pentagon.
Examples of true allergic reactions within dentistry are extremely uncommon.
Composite filling materials were developed due to the demands for a more aesthetic filling material to be used in the anterior teeth
The terms centric occlusion and centric relation are sometimes used interchangeably but are actually different.
There are two common types of mandibular second premolars: a two-cusp type with one lingual cusp (frequency 43%), and a three-cusp type with two lingual cusps (frequency 54,2%)
Patients can present to a dentist with pain in their face or teeth but it is of non-dental origin and can lead to unnecessary dental treatments such as extractions, fillings and root canal treatment. Trigeminal neuralgia is a severe unilateral facial pain which is paroxysmal i.e sudden severe but short lived attacks of excruciating pain.… Continue reading What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia?
How To Look After Your Dental Health Your oral health routines should take you no more than 10 minutes every day. First and most importantly on the agenda is to have a quick look around your mouth. This does not need to be every single day but try to have a look around your mouth… Continue reading What Should Be My Oral Health Care Routine?