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.
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?
The term premolar is used to denote any tooth in the permanent dentition of mammals that replaces a primary molar. There are 8 premolars – 4 in the maxillary arch and 4 in the mandibular arch. They can be identified by the International Numbering System using the formula of Viohla as teeth 14, 15, 24,… Continue reading Dental Morphology Of Permanent Premolars
Treating Dental Erosion Dental erosion is defined as the loss of surface tooth structure due to acid other than from bacterial plaque. The two most common diseases in the mouth are dental caries and periodontal disease. They are both caused by bacteria in plaque. Dental caries result of tooth erosion but hard tooth structure is also lost… Continue reading How Can A Dentist Recognise And Treat Dental Erosion