Inferior Dental Nerve Block

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, […]

Written Examination of ADC

The written examination of ADC for dentist is a computer based examination.  It evaluates candidate’s knowledge of the science and practice of dentistry, and assesses application of clinical judgement and reasoning skills relevant to dental practice in Australia. The written examination is conducted over 2 days by Pearson VUE.  It consists of four papers, each containing […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: I want to immigrate to Australia as dentist. What should I do? Answer:  If you want to work in Australia as a registered general dentist with Dental Board of Australia, you need to get your non Australian graduate degree assessed by Australian Dental Council.  For this purpose you are required to sit in the examination conducted by […]

Fluoride Therapy

Fluoride therapy is widely used to prevent dental caries. Evidence have shown that a constantly maintained low level of fluoride in oral environment is most effective in caries prevention against the earlier popular belief of being it most beneficial against caries during pre-eruptive forming enamel. Keep your teeth free form cavities, Click HERE to by […]

Differential Diagnosis of Pulpitis

Differential Diagnosis (Reversible vs. Irreversible Pulpitis): (1) Case history: The chief complaint & history of present illness provides valuable information in diagnosing the pulpal condition, even before performing the oral examination. (2) “Pulp Sensibility” Tests: They include thermal (cold, heat) and electric pulp tests (EPT). The term “pulp vitality” is a misnomer. These tests reproduce […]

SENSORY NERVES OF THE PULP

  SENSORY NERVE TYPE FEATURES Nerve endings of myelinated A-delta fibers ·     Involved in sharp pain sensations. ·     Most sensitive to stimuli that cause movement of dentinal fluid à “hydrodynamic stimuli”. ·     It is still unknown whether these receptors are present in dentin, predentin, odonbtoblastic layer, pulp, or a combination of these sites. C-fibers ·     […]