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Inferior Dental Nerve

The inferior dental nerve, a sensory nerve, is also known as inferior alveolar nerve. It is a branch of mandibular nerve that gives off a motor branch that supplies to mylohyoid muscle and anterior belly of digastric, before entering the mandibular foramen. Then it travels through mandibular canal and enters the inferior dental canal. From inferior dental canal, it supplies sensory fibers to mandRead More…

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Incisive and Mental Nerve

Incisive Nerve
The incisive branch of IAN continues forward in a bony canal or in a plexiform arrangement, giving off branches to the first premolar, canine and incisor teeth, and the associated labial gingiva. The lower central incisor teeth receive a bilateral innervation, fibers probably crossing the midline within the periosteum to re-enter the bone via numerous canals in the labial cortical pRead More…

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Can cloth masks be a substitute for N95 masks?

Can cloth masks be a substitute for N95 masks? Due to worldwide pandemic of novel corona virus disease (Covid-19), the use of face mask has increased many folds to the extent that the demand have exceeded supply. On one side the common man is being seen using industrial grade N95 mask while a health care provider is facing the short supply of the suitable mask. To clarify the matter based on eRead More…

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Seven Essential Things You Should Do to Help Yourself During Quarantine for Coronavirus Infection (COVID 19)

The following category of people should stay at home under home quarantine. The suspected corona virus infected but not confirmed people; those who are under investigation but not needing hospitalization, those who had had confirmed coronavirus infection and were hospitalized earlier but now have been discharged and medically stable, should stay at home under quarantine.  Now the queRead More…

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PM Narendra Modi Announces Extension of Nationwide Lockdown Till May 3, 2020

Lockdown period due to Covid-19 in India has been extended till May 3, 2020. In a nationwide televised message, the honourable PM of India Mr Narendra Modi made the announcement.   During his speech the PM Modi suggested seven tips that should be followed by citizens of India. They were:  Take care of elderlyFollow social distancingFollow Ayush advisories to increase immunitRead More…

Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19)

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). What is this Covid-19 being referred to everywhere? Covid-19 is the disease caused by a “novel coronavirus” which originated in Wuhan, China. Corona viruses are zoonoRead More…

Dental Burs

Diamond burs are generally used for reducing tooth structures to place crowns or porcelain veneer. Diamonds may also be used to smooth, refine, and polish composite or porcelain material. Diamond is the hardest of all known materials. When bonded to stainless steel through a special metallurgical process, it can be used to create a cutting edge with superior cutting ability and durability. HowRead More…

Root Apex-Anatomical and Physiological Foramen

Apical constriction (Physiological foramen) Anatomical and physiological root apex is conside­­red narrowest diameter of root canal.located at the cementum-dentinal junction.is the apical limit of the root canal preparation.is also known as the histological foramen, because it is located at the junction between the pulpal connective and interstitial loose connective tissues of theRead More…

3 D Printing: Dental Applications

Last few decades have seen rapid development of 3 D printing technology and dentistry is quick to adopt it. The reasons for quick adoption in medical and dental field were possibility of individual product, saving on small scale productions, easy sharing and processing of patients’ image data and educational advancements. Different Types of 3 D Printers, Materials and Their PotentialRead More…

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ADC – Dates of Examinations

Written Examinations March 2020 application and examination periods March 2020 dentist written examination
The March 2020 written examination for dentists will be held from 23 to 24 March 2020.
March 2020 dentist written examination application period
Applications for the 23 to 24 March 2020 written examination will be accepted from Monday 11 November to Friday 29 November 2019.
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