IDA Jamshedpur Conducts CDE Activities

Indian Dental Association, Jamshedpur branch conducted scientific deliberation today in Hotel Ganga Regency. The session included interactive lectures by eminent practitioners of the city followed by IDA Open House discussion.

The scientific session was headed by speakers Dr Ajai Mohan Singh, Dr Indrajeet Ghosh and Dr Sadia Matin. Dr Ajai Mohan Singh delivered a lecture on the ‘Application of Nanotechnology in Health Sector’ while Dr Indrajeet Ghosh and Dr Sadia Matin had a talk on ‘Minimum Intervention and Minimally Invasive Dentistry’ and ‘Clinical Management of Periodontal Cases’ respectively.

 The scientific session was followed by IDA Open House discussion where exchange of information and expertise on standards and qualifications, adoption of best practices for professional dental services and many other important considerations took place.

Input provided by Dr Sabyasachi Chatterjee

Fluid Wax Technique

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 plaster.

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Classification of Dental Caries


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

  • Forward caries
  • Backward caries

Infection Control Guidelines for TB

Infection control guidelines for the management of patients with suspected or confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in healthcare settings

These guidelines provide recommendations for healthcare workers to manage patients who are confirmed or suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Peri-Implantitis and Implant Failure

Peri-implantitis is a condition of inflammation of tissues around the implant. If it is not treated, it will lead to implant failure.

The most important criterion for osseointegration of implant is primary stability. Micro movement of approximately 20 micron are known to prevent osseointegration of implant and may lead to fibrous union.

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Occlusion

*Glossary of Prosthodontic terms (9th ed.) states occlusion as:
  1. the act or process of closure or of being closed or shut off.
  2. the static relationship between the incising or masticating surfaces of the maxillary or mandibular teeth or tooth analogues.
Before we talk about occlusion, one must be familiar with various terminologies that are commonly used in Prosthodontic discussion. The following discussion will briefly deal with various terminologies in short. You can always click link to know the details of that particular concept.  Continue reading "Occlusion"

19th National PG Student Convention of Indian Prosthodontic Society will be held in Gujarat

The 19th National PG Student Convention of Indian Prosthodontic Society is scheduled to be held from 5-7 April 2019 at Gandhinagar, jointly by Gujarat IPS State branch and Narsinhbhai Patel Dental College & Hospital, Sankalchand Patel University, Visnagar, Gujarat.

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