This case presentation is about the emergency management of a traumatized patient. The questions related with this type of accidental cases may be asked in… Read More »Extensive Facial Injury in an Unconscious patient: Case Discussion & Treatment Planning
Today I want to tell you a story, a real story that goes back a decade in the timeline. This story is about a dentist couple happily living in India.
Ganesh was a general dental practitioner with a nice practice in a class two city. Isha was a tutor in a Dental college in the same city. The couple had been living a happily married life with their 5 years old son and their parents in a joint family.
The oral manifestation of leukaemia can be summarized as follows.
In acute leukaemia- localized or generalized gingival hyperplasia is generally observed. It mainly affects the interdental papillae and the marginal gingiva.
The proximal contact point or the area refers to the surface point or area where the proximal surfaces of neighbouring teeth come in contact. Contact point/area is usually found in the occlusal one third of the natural crown of the most of the teeth.
Can clothe masks be a substitute for N95 masks?
The researchers at the University of Chicago performed a study to check the purification ability of the cloth masks. They made masks by joining one layer of tightly woven cotton sheet1 and two layers of polyester-spandex chiffon2, which is a fabric commonly used in evening gowns. These masks filtered out 80% to 90% spray particles ranging from 10 nanometres to 6 micrometres in diameter at normal human respiratory flow rate and volume.