Acyclovir Acyclovir is given in Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster and Chickenpox. It does not cure the disease but decreases the duration of illness, prevents the generation of new vesicles and reduces pain and itching. When given, it reduces post Herpetic neuralgia pain.
Herpes Zoster or Shilgles is caused by Varicella Zoster virus, the same virus that causes chicken Pox.
The pontic, \pŏn΄tĭk\, is an artificial tooth on a fixed partial denture that replaces a missing natural tooth, restores its function, and usually restores the space previously occupied by the clinical crown. The design of the pontic are as follows:
Mucostatic technique helps in recording all the basal tissues in a non-compressed state. To record the impression by mucostatic technique, Zinc-Oxide Eugenol, Impression Plaster or Fluid Wax is used. To record the tissue details by fluid wax technique, firstly, the final impression has to be taken by conventional materials like Zinc Oxide Eugenol or impression […]
According to location Pit and fissure caries Smooth surface caries Root surface caries According to extent or severity Incipient (reversible) Cavitated (non reversible) Based on whether new or old Initial or primary caries Recurrent or secondary caries According to rate of progression (speed) Acute or rampant Chronic caries Arrested caries According to Pathway of caries […]
This article talks about the occlusion. It describes the various factors that affects occlusion in prosthodontics and restorative dentistry.
The custom trays are fabricated so that the final impression of the patient’s edentulous mouth can be taken accurately with proper border extension of the complete denture and with correct pressure on the soft tissue.
The inferior alveolar nerve is also known as inferior dental nerve. it gives of a motor branch that supplies to mylohyoid muscle and anterior Belly of digastric. then it travels through mandibular foramen and enters the mandible why are the inferior dental canal. from inferior dental Canal it supplies to mandibular Third molar, second molar, […]
This article will discuss about various factors in children that cause early dental caries. It also tells about the prevention of tooth decay.
Practical Examination of ADC is the third and final stage of ADC assessment process. The candidates get a chance to demonstrate that they are competent to practice safely as a dentist in Australia. Practical Examination assesses candidates across the range of the entry level competencies of the newly qualified dentist. We, at the Academy of […]