Tag: dentures

Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia, That is a mouthful, What is that?  What is Trigeminal Neuralgia? Is a sensory disorder that effects the fifth cranial nerve (The Trigeminal Nerve). This disorder is most commonly observed in middle aged to older individuals. The main characteristics of the condition is characterized by random attacks of very high pain, almost like...

Kids Teeth – Teething and First Check Up
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Kids Teeth – Teething and First Check Up

Kids Teeth – Teething and First Check Up Your newborn already has his/her teeth developing underneath their gums; however, they generally do not erupt until six months after birth. It is quite normal that before the teeth erupt the gums may become sore, in some cases causing some mild discomfort for the child. In some instances the gums...

Dental Emergency Enamel Dentin Pulp Fracture
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Dental Emergency Enamel Dentin Pulp Fracture

Dental Emergency Enamel Dentin Pulp Fracture A complicated fracture; a dental emergency, best describe the Enamel-Dentin-Pulp Fracture, which is a form of dental trauma. This type of dental trauma can be sustained for a blow or knock on a tooth. This form of trauma involves the enamel (outer part of the tooth), the dentin (the middle layer) as well...

Emergency Emergency Bad Breath!!
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Emergency Emergency Bad Breath!!

Bad breath or often referred to in the dental realm as halitosis. But what causes bad breath? How can you treat bad breath? Oral Hygiene Perhaps the biggest cause of dental mal-odor would be from a drop in oral hygiene. The main goal with oral hygiene is to brush all the surfaces of the teeth...

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Sore Dentures

  Sore Dentures Why do I have sore dentures? Firstly, it must be determined if the pain is unrelated pain or due to the new experience of an upper and lower denture. Often time’s patients will experience discomfort in their jaw joint and on the mucosal tissues on placement of a new denture. It must be kept...

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Dentures – The Dental Articulator

Dental Articulator Dental Articulator – are instruments that attempt to reproduce the range of movement of the jaws. Maxillary and mandibular casts are attached to the articulator so that functional and parafunctional contact relations between the teeth can be studied. The most common use of the articulator is in the diagnosis and the arrangement of...

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The Dental Facebow

  The Dental Facebow What is The Dental Facebow? The Dental Facebow – is used to record the spatial relationship of the maxilla (upper jaw) to anatomic references on the cranium and transfer this relationship to an articulator; to help aid in the construction of dentures. Often times for diagnostic purposes dental models of teeth (casts) should be...