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
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?
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
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
Sinus Lifting The name for this procedure is a “maxillary sinus floor augmentation” but you may also hear the terms “sinus augmentation” “sinus lifting” and “sinus graft” used. One of the major problems when trying to place implants in the upper jaw is that the maxillary sinus limits the amount of available bone height for… Continue reading Complications Of Sinus Lifting
Communication Skills A successful dentist will have good communication skills to build rapport and trust. A good dentist will be able to really get along with his/her patients and this relationship is crucial for the management of their anxiety. There are various communication strategies, general and specific, both of which are very important. This communication… Continue reading Communication Skills For Dentistry