Tag Archive: dentistry


What is the difference between ABRASION, ATTRITION, ABFRACTION AND EROSION ? Tooth wear is a term used to describe the progressive loss of a tooth’s surface due to actions other than those which… Continue reading

7 TIPS on Protecting Your Dental Enamel

1. To prevent enamel loss and keep teeth healthy, be sure to brush and floss teeth daily. See your dentist every six months for regular checkups and thorough teeth cleaning to remove built-up… Continue reading

Amelogenesis Imperfecta

Amelogenesis imperfecta is a diverse group of hereditary conditions that primarily affect the quality and/or the quantity of dental ENAMEL, resulting in poor development or complete absence of the enamel of the teeth. This… Continue reading

Dental Specialities

Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity. Generally a dental degree prepares you to perform most… Continue reading


Erosion is the irreversible loss of tooth substance brought about by a chemical process that does not involve bacterial action.  There have been some disagreements in dental field pertaining to “Dental Erosion”. Grippo and… Continue reading

Basics of Digital Dental Photography

In today’s society of patient’s high expectations and increased demands for cosmetic dentistry, dental photography is essential for : – Diagnosis and treatment planning: As a dental professional you gain a more detailed information… Continue reading

Knowing your LIMITS

Today, I found myself reflecting on my future dental career. As a dentist, you become familiar with broad terms in oral health such as diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Your training enables you to… Continue reading


The use of topically applied local anesthetics is an essential component of the atraumatic administration of intraoral local anesthesia. Whether used alone or in combination with a local anaesthetic, topical agents have many… Continue reading


Today, caries remains one of the most common diseases throughout the world. Dental caries, also known as tooth decay or a cavity, is an infection, bacterial in origin, that causes demineralization and destruction of… Continue reading


Unlike many of the techniques used in modern restorative dentistry, rubber dam is not a recent innovation. Its use was described by Barnum as early as 1865 in the British Journal of Dental Science. … Continue reading