Dentist's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment.Dentists, Women: Female dentists.General Practice, Dental: Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.Practice Management, Dental: The organization and operation of the business aspects of a dental practice.Dentistry: The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.Dentist-Patient Relations: The psychological relations between the dentist and patient.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.Dental Care: The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).Pediatric Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of children, proper maintenance, and treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Dental Research: The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)Foreign Professional Personnel: Persons who have acquired academic or specialized training in countries other than that in which they are working. The concept excludes physicians for which FOREIGN MEDICAL GRADUATES is the likely heading.Group Practice, Dental: Any group of three or more full-time dentists, organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of dental care, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income.Dental Offices: The room or rooms in which the dentist and dental staff provide care. Offices include all rooms in the dentist's office suite.Dental Staff: Personnel who provide dental service to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.Dental Care for Chronically Ill: Dental care for patients with chronic diseases. These diseases include chronic cardiovascular, endocrinologic, hematologic, immunologic, neoplastic, and renal diseases. The concept does not include dental care for the mentally or physically disabled which is DENTAL CARE FOR DISABLED.Dental Caries: Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.Dental Restoration, Permanent: A restoration designed to remain in service for not less than 20 to 30 years, usually made of gold casting, cohesive gold, or amalgam. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)Insurance, Dental: Insurance providing coverage for dental care.Dental Care for Children: The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.State Dentistry: Control, direction and financing of the total dental care of the population by a national government.Evidence-Based Dentistry: An approach or process of practicing oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinical relevant scientific evidence, relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences. (from J Am Dent Assoc 134: 689, 2003)Public Health Dentistry: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.Specialties, Dental: Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.Dental Clinics: Facilities where dental care is provided to patients.Education, Dental, Graduate: Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Societies, Dental: Societies whose membership is limited to dentists.Radiography, Dental: Radiographic techniques used in dentistry.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Periodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the histology, physiology, and pathology of the tissues that support, attach, and surround the teeth, and of the treatment and prevention of disease affecting these tissues.Dental Care for Aged: The giving of attention to the special dental needs of the elderly for proper maintenance or treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.Dental Anxiety: Abnormal fear or dread of visiting the dentist for preventive care or therapy and unwarranted anxiety over dental procedures.Geriatric Dentistry: The branch of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of older people.Rubber Dams: Sheets of latex rubber punched and placed over the teeth during dental procedures to isolate the field of operation from the rest of the oral cavity (Jablonski; Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982). Rubber dams are useful in preventing the swallowing of instruments or restorations during dental work.Dental Service, Hospital: Hospital department providing dental care.Private Practice: Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.Licensure, Dental: The granting of a license to practice dentistry.Dental Assistants: Individuals who assist the dentist or the dental hygienist.Dental Hygienists: Persons trained in an accredited school or dental college and licensed by the state in which they reside to provide dental prophylaxis under the direction of a licensed dentist.Technology, Dental: The field of dentistry involved in procedures for designing and constructing dental appliances. It includes also the application of any technology to the field of dentistry.Infection Control, Dental: Efforts to prevent and control the spread of infections within dental health facilities or those involving provision of dental care.Mouth DiseasesHealth Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.Anesthesia, Dental: A range of methods used to reduce pain and anxiety during dental procedures.Dental Records: Data collected during dental examination for the purpose of study, diagnosis, or treatment planning.Dental Auxiliaries: Personnel whose work is prescribed and supervised by the dentist.Dental Amalgam: An alloy used in restorative dentistry that contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and possibly zinc.Dental Equipment: The nonexpendable items used by the dentist or dental staff in the performance of professional duties. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p106)Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Dental Care for Disabled: Dental care for the emotionally, mentally, or physically disabled patient. It does not include dental care for the chronically ill ( = DENTAL CARE FOR CHRONICALLY ILL).American Dental Association: Professional society representing the field of dentistry.Pit and Fissure Sealants: Agents used to occlude dental enamel pits and fissures in the prevention of dental caries.Community Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.Dental Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements especially used by dental professionals for the performance of clinical tasks.Dental Waste: Any waste product generated by a dental office, surgery, clinic, or laboratory including amalgams, saliva, and rinse water.Partnership Practice, Dental: A voluntary contract between two or more dentists who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.Surgery, Oral: A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.Fees, Dental: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for dental services.Oral Hygiene: The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health.Endodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the maintenance of the dental pulp in a state of health and the treatment of the pulp cavity (pulp chamber and pulp canal).Dental Caries Susceptibility: The predisposition to tooth decay (DENTAL CARIES).Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Tooth DiseasesForensic Dentistry: The application of dental knowledge to questions of law.Tooth Injuries: Traumatic or other damage to teeth including fractures (TOOTH FRACTURES) or displacements (TOOTH LUXATION).Root Canal Therapy: A treatment modality in endodontics concerned with the therapy of diseases of the dental pulp. For preparatory procedures, ROOT CANAL PREPARATION is available.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.United States Health Resources and Services Administration: A component of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that provides leadership related to the delivery of health services and the requirements for and distribution of health resources, including manpower training.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Tobacco Use Cessation: Ending the TOBACCO habits of smoking, chewing, or snuff use.National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (U.S.): Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It seeks to improve oral, dental and craniofacial health through research, research training, and the dissemination of health information by conducting and supporting basic and clinical research. It was established in 1948 as the National Institute of Dental Research and re-named in 1998 as the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.Transillumination: Passage of light through body tissues or cavities for examination of internal structures.Dental Prophylaxis: Treatment for the prevention of periodontal diseases or other dental diseases by the cleaning of the teeth in the dental office using the procedures of DENTAL SCALING and DENTAL POLISHING. The treatment may include plaque detection, removal of supra- and subgingival plaque and calculus, application of caries-preventing agents, checking of restorations and prostheses and correcting overhanging margins and proximal contours of restorations, and checking for signs of food impaction.Behavior Control: Manipulation of the behavior of persons or animals by biomedical, physical, psychological, or social means, including for nontherapeutic reasons.Orthodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention and correction of dental and oral anomalies (malocclusion).Preventive Dentistry: The branch of dentistry concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance and promotion of oral health.Dental Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Diagnosis, Oral: Examination of the mouth and teeth toward the identification and diagnosis of intraoral disease or manifestation of non-oral conditions.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.ScandinaviaMercury Poisoning, Nervous System: Neurologic disorders associated with exposure to inorganic and organic forms of MERCURY. Acute intoxication may be associated with gastrointestinal disturbances, mental status changes, and PARAPARESIS. Chronic exposure to inorganic mercury usually occurs in industrial workers, and manifests as mental confusion, prominent behavioral changes (including psychosis), DYSKINESIAS, and NEURITIS. Alkyl mercury poisoning may occur through ingestion of contaminated seafood or grain, and its characteristic features include POLYNEUROPATHY; ATAXIA; vision loss; NYSTAGMUS, PATHOLOGIC; and DEAFNESS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch20, pp10-15)Legislation, Dental: Laws and regulations pertaining to the field of dentistry, proposed for enactment or recently enacted by a legislative body.Esthetics, Dental: Skills, techniques, standards, and principles used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to improve the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, mouth, and face. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p108)Photography, Dental: Photographic techniques used in ORTHODONTICS; DENTAL ESTHETICS; and patient education.Comprehensive Dental Care: Providing for the full range of dental health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation of patients.Fluorides, Topical: Fluorides, usually in pastes or gels, used for topical application to reduce the incidence of DENTAL CARIES.Economics, Dental: Economic aspects of the dental profession and dental care.Northwestern United States: The geographic area of the northwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.Oral Medicine: A branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the oral and paraoral structures and the oral management of systemic diseases. (Hall, What is Oral Medicine, Anyway? Clinical Update: National Naval Dental Center, March 1991, p7-8)Videodisc Recording: The storing of visual and usually sound signals on discs for later reproduction on a television screen or monitor.Radiography, Dental, Digital: A rapid, low-dose, digital imaging system using a small intraoral sensor instead of radiographic film, an intensifying screen, and a charge-coupled device. It presents the possibility of reduced patient exposure and minimal distortion, although resolution and latitude are inferior to standard dental radiography. A receiver is placed in the mouth, routing signals to a computer which images the signals on a screen or in print. It includes digitizing from x-ray film or any other detector. (From MEDLINE abstracts; personal communication from Dr. Charles Berthold, NIDR)Community-Based Participatory Research: Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.Periodontal Diseases: Pathological processes involving the PERIODONTIUM including the gum (GINGIVA), the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS), the DENTAL CEMENTUM, and the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT.Tooth Extraction: The surgical removal of a tooth. (Dorland, 28th ed)Dental Restoration Repair: The process of repairing broken or worn parts of a PERMANENT DENTAL RESTORATION.Tooth Crown: The upper part of the tooth, which joins the lower part of the tooth (TOOTH ROOT) at the cervix (TOOTH CERVIX) at a line called the cementoenamel junction. The entire surface of the crown is covered with enamel which is thicker at the extremity and becomes progressively thinner toward the cervix. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p216)Dental High-Speed Equipment: Tools used in dentistry that operate at high rotation speeds.Dental Facilities: Use for material on dental facilities in general or for which there is no specific heading.Dentin SensitivityTooth Wear: Loss of the tooth substance by chemical or mechanical processesTooth Fractures: Break or rupture of a tooth or tooth root.Insurance: Coverage by contract whereby one part indemnifies or guarantees another against loss by a specified contingency.Deep Sedation: Drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients cannot be easily aroused but respond purposely following repeated painful stimulation. The ability to independently maintain ventilatory function may be impaired. (From: American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines)Denturists: Individuals who fabricate and fit DENTURES without the supervision of DENTISTS. (from Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th ed) They may or may not have formal education in health sciences, but are well versed in the art of constructing dentures.Dental Staff, Hospital: Dental personnel practicing in hospitals.Dentistry, Operative: That phase of clinical dentistry concerned with the restoration of parts of existing teeth that are defective through disease, trauma, or abnormal development, to the state of normal function, health, and esthetics, including preventive, diagnostic, biological, mechanical, and therapeutic techniques, as well as material and instrument science and application. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 2d ed, p237)Patient Care Planning: Usually a written medical and nursing care program designed for a particular patient.Halitosis: An offensive, foul breath odor resulting from a variety of causes such as poor oral hygiene, dental or oral infections, or the ingestion of certain foods.Dental Caries Activity Tests: Diagnostic tests conducted in order to measure the increment of active DENTAL CARIES over a period of time.Nova Scotia: A province of eastern Canada, one of the Maritime Provinces with NEW BRUNSWICK; PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND; and sometimes NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR. Its capital is Halifax. The territory was granted in 1621 by James I to the Scotsman Sir William Alexander and was called Nova Scotia, the Latin for New Scotland. The territory had earlier belonged to the French, under the name of Acadia. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p871 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p384)Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Focal Infection, Dental: Secondary or systemic infections due to dissemination throughout the body of microorganisms whose primary focus of infection lies in the periodontal tissues.Human Engineering: The science of designing, building or equipping mechanical devices or artificial environments to the anthropometric, physiological, or psychological requirements of the people who will use them.Dental Restoration Failure: Inability or inadequacy of a dental restoration or prosthesis to perform as expected.Dental Atraumatic Restorative Treatment: Treatment modality for DENTAL CARIES that uses manual excavation method and GLASS IONOMER CEMENTS. Because of its noninvasiveness and no need for expensive equipment and anesthesia it is promoted as an approach in places where dental care is not readily available.Radiography, Bitewing: Technique involving the passage of X-rays through oral structures to create a film record while a central tab or wing of dental X-ray film is being held between upper and lower teeth.United StatesTime Management: Planning and control of time to improve efficiency and effectiveness.Crowns: A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.Mouth Protectors: Devices or pieces of equipment placed in or around the mouth or attached to instruments to protect the external or internal tissues of the mouth and the teeth.Denture Retention: The retention of a denture in place by design, device, or adhesion.Tooth, Deciduous: The teeth of the first dentition, which are shed and replaced by the permanent teeth.Dental Enamel: A hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the dentin of the crown of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the body and is almost entirely composed of calcium salts. Under the microscope, it is composed of thin rods (enamel prisms) held together by cementing substance, and surrounded by an enamel sheath. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)Toothbrushing: The act of cleaning teeth with a brush to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay. (From Webster, 3d ed)Prosthodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.Tooth Abrasion: The pathologic wearing away of the tooth substance by brushing, bruxism, clenching, and other mechanical causes. It is differentiated from TOOTH ATTRITION in that this type of wearing away is the result of tooth-to-tooth contact, as in mastication, occurring only on the occlusal, incisal, and proximal surfaces. It differs also from TOOTH EROSION, the progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes not involving bacterial action. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p2)Sampling Studies: Studies in which a number of subjects are selected from all subjects in a defined population. Conclusions based on sample results may be attributed only to the population sampled.Molar: The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821)Visible Human Projects: Digital image data sets, consisting of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies.Toothache: Pain in the adjacent areas of the teeth.Authoritarianism: The personality pattern or syndrome consisting of behavioral and attitudinal characteristics reflecting a preoccupation with the factors of power and authority in interpersonal relationships.Reimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Smiling: A facial expression which may denote feelings of pleasure, affection, amusement, etc.Universal Precautions: Prudent standard preventive measures to be taken by professional and other health personnel in contact with persons afflicted with a communicable disease, to avoid contracting the disease by contagion or infection. Precautions are especially applicable in the diagnosis and care of AIDS patients.Hobbies: Leisure activities engaged in for pleasure.Incisor: Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)Cuspid: The third tooth to the left and to the right of the midline of either jaw, situated between the second INCISOR and the premolar teeth (BICUSPID). (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p817)Dental Materials: Materials used in the production of dental bases, restorations, impressions, prostheses, etc.School Dentistry: Preventive dental services provided for students in primary and secondary schools.Mouthwashes: Solutions for rinsing the mouth, possessing cleansing, germicidal, or palliative properties. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Mouth Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the MOUTH.Training Support: Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.DMF Index: "Decayed, missing and filled teeth," a routinely used statistical concept in dentistry.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Refusal to Treat: Refusal of the health professional to initiate or continue treatment of a patient or group of patients. The refusal can be based on any reason. The concept is differentiated from PATIENT REFUSAL OF TREATMENT see TREATMENT REFUSAL which originates with the patient and not the health professional.Dental Prosthesis: An artificial replacement for one or more natural teeth or part of a tooth, or associated structures, ranging from a portion of a tooth to a complete denture. The dental prosthesis is used for cosmetic or functional reasons, or both. DENTURES and specific types of dentures are also available. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p244 & Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p643)West VirginiaAnesthesiology: A specialty concerned with the study of anesthetics and anesthesia.Dental Cavity Preparation: An operation in which carious material is removed from teeth and biomechanically correct forms are established in the teeth to receive and retain restorations. A constant requirement is provision for prevention of failure of the restoration through recurrence of decay or inadequate resistance to applied stresses. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p239-40)Oral Surgical Procedures: Surgical procedures used to treat disease, injuries, and defects of the oral and maxillofacial region.Dental Informatics: The application of computer and information sciences to improve dental practice, research, education and management.Social Responsibility: The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Mouth, Edentulous: Total lack of teeth through disease or extraction.Facial Pain: Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.Gloves, Surgical: Gloves, usually rubber, worn by surgeons, examining physicians, dentists, and other health personnel for the mutual protection of personnel and patient.Tooth Abnormalities: Congenital absence of or defects in structures of the teeth.Medical Waste Disposal: Management, removal, and elimination of biologic, infectious, pathologic, and dental waste. The concept includes blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special control and handling. Disposal may take place where the waste is generated or elsewhere.Forensic Anthropology: Scientific study of human skeletal remains with the express purpose of identification. This includes establishing individual identity, trauma analysis, facial reconstruction, photographic superimposition, determination of time interval since death, and crime-scene recovery. Forensic anthropologists do not certify cause of death but provide data to assist in determination of probable cause. This is a branch of the field of physical anthropology and qualified individuals are certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1992 Jun;13(2):146)Tooth Erosion: Progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes that do not involve bacterial action. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p296)Chewing Gum: A preparation of chicle, sometimes mixed with other plastic substances, sweetened and flavored. It is masticated usually for pleasure as a candy substitute but it sometimes acts as a vehicle for the administration of medication.Pharyngeal Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PHARYNX.Conscious Sedation: A drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands, either alone or accompanied by light tactile stimulation. No interventions are required to maintain a patent airway. (From: American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Tooth Discoloration: Any change in the hue, color, or translucency of a tooth due to any cause. Restorative filling materials, drugs (both topical and systemic), pulpal necrosis, or hemorrhage may be responsible. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p253)Tooth, Nonvital: A tooth from which the dental pulp has been removed or is necrotic. (Boucher, Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Dental Scaling: Removal of dental plaque and dental calculus from the surface of a tooth, from the surface of a tooth apical to the gingival margin accumulated in periodontal pockets, or from the surface coronal to the gingival margin.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Fluoridation: Practice of adding fluoride to water for the purpose of preventing tooth decay and cavities.Stomatitis, Denture: Inflammation of the mouth due to denture irritation.Tooth Loss: The failure to retain teeth as a result of disease or injury.School Admission Criteria: Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.LithuaniaCareer Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Dentin: The hard portion of the tooth surrounding the pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root, which is harder and denser than bone but softer than enamel, and is thus readily abraded when left unprotected. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)Retreatment: The therapy of the same disease in a patient, with the same agent or procedure repeated after initial treatment, or with an additional or alternate measure or follow-up. It does not include therapy which requires more than one administration of a therapeutic agent or regimen. Retreatment is often used with reference to a different modality when the original one was inadequate, harmful, or unsuccessful.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Manitoba: A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Ontario. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p724 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p332)Bicuspid: One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Oral Hemorrhage: Bleeding from the blood vessels of the mouth, which may occur as a result of injuries to the mouth, accidents in oral surgery, or diseases of the gums.Delegation, Professional: The process of assigning duties to a subordinate with lesser qualifications.Radiography, Panoramic: Extraoral body-section radiography depicting an entire maxilla, or both maxilla and mandible, on a single film.Toothpastes: Dentifrices that are formulated into a paste form. They typically contain abrasives, HUMECTANTS; DETERGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; and CARIOSTATIC AGENTS.Military Dentistry: The practice of dentistry as applied to special circumstances associated with military operations.Oral Ulcer: A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)Maxillofacial Injuries: General or unspecified injuries involving the face and jaw (either upper, lower, or both).Dental Prosthesis Design: The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.BrazilDental Devices, Home Care: Devices used in the home by persons to maintain dental and periodontal health. The devices include toothbrushes, dental flosses, water irrigators, gingival stimulators, etc.Traumatology: The medical specialty which deals with WOUNDS and INJURIES as well as resulting disability and disorders from physical traumas.Dental Implantation: The grafting or inserting of a prosthetic device of alloplastic material into the oral tissue beneath the mucosal or periosteal layer or within the bone. Its purpose is to provide support and retention to a partial or complete denture.Models, Educational: Theoretical models which propose methods of learning or teaching as a basis or adjunct to changes in attitude or behavior. These educational interventions are usually applied in the fields of health and patient education but are not restricted to patient care.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.
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... and no additional training is required for a dentist to make the claim of being an esthetic or cosmetic dentist. Dentists are ... graduate can perform the therapeutic interventions in area of restorative dentistry, prosthodontics and endodontics. For ... All dentists in the European Union/EES are eligible to work in Sweden. Dentists with an exam outside EES are required to take a ... Upon graduation, a dentist may need to fulfill two years of military service (as a dentist in uniform for males) or ...
An amount paid to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental surgeon or dental mechanic for dental services provided to the patient ( ... to the extent that the fees are for diagnostic, therapeutic or rehabilitative services) are eligible medical expenses. An ... dentists, pharmacists, nurses or optometrists must be authorized to practice under the laws of the provincial jurisdiction ... Dentist • Dental Hygienist • Dental Technician • Denturist • Dietician • Osteopath • Physiotherapist • Podiatrist • ...
Rob Manfred, then MLB senior vice president for business and labor, asserted that Byrd did not have a therapeutic use exemption ... gland condition was diagnosed and that one of the medical professionals to have prescribed Byrd HGH was a Florida dentist whose ...
Dental lab technicians follow a prescription from a licensed dentist when manufacturing these items, which include prosthetic ... devices (such as denture teeth and implants) and therapeutic devices (such as orthodontic devices). The FDA regulates these ... The GDC is an organisation which regulates all dentists and dental care professionals, they set and maintain standards in UK ... manufacture or customize a variety of products to assist in the provision of oral health care by a licensed dentist. These ...
Dental: An amount paid to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental surgeon or dental mechanic for dental services provided to the ... patient (to the extent that the fees are for diagnostic, therapeutic or rehabilatative services) are eligible medical expenses ... dentists, pharmacists, nurses or optometrists must be authorized to practice under the laws of the provincial jurisdiction ... Dentist • Dental Hygienist • Dental Technician • Denturist • Dietician • Osteopath • Physiotherapist • Podiatrist • ...
A dentist with silver forceps and a necklace of large teeth, extracting the tooth of a well seated man. Omne Bonum (England - ... Monastic hospitals developed many treatments, both therapeutic and spiritual. During the thirteenth century an immense number ... For therapeutic bleeding, use the veins nearest the diseased part (122:19); for preventive bleeding, use the large veins in the ... "in the substances used for therapeutic purposes".[70] The curriculum's secondary concept focused on medical astrology, where ...
Regulation of therapeutic goods Tuomela, R (1987). "Chapter 4: Science, Protoscience, and Pseudoscience". In Pitt JC, Marcello ... There are over 41,000 GPs and around 24,000 registered veterinary surgeons in the UK, and almost 23,000 dentists doing NHS work ... Training therefore is based upon the medical curriculum with Homoeopathy as the primary therapeutic focus. From this ... The British Homeopathic Dental Association (BHDA) claimed to have 69 dentists, while the British Association of Homeopathic ...
It applies to all staff except board members, doctors and dentists, as they did not come under Agenda for Change. The Agenda ... Diagnostic/Therapeutic Team Leader), Sonographer, Chief Dental Technician, Qualified Psychologist, Senior Paramedic, Chief ... dentists, apprentices and some senior managers. It covers more than 1 million people and harmonises their pay scales and career ... Diagnostic/Therapeutic), Senior Chief Clinical Physiologist, Senior Physician Assistant, Chief Biomedical Scientist, Consultant ...
A dental hygienist or dentist will check for the symptoms of gingivitis, and may also examine the amount of plaque in the oral ... Further study of these taxa is warranted and may lead to new therapeutic approaches to prevent periodontal disease. Risk ... A dental hygienist or dentist will also look for signs of periodontitis using X-rays or periodontal probing as well as other ... The diagnosis of the periodontal disease gingivitis is done by a dentist. The diagnosis is based on clinical assessment data ...
Infection: The dentist may opt to prescribe antibiotics pre- and/or post-operatively if they determine the patient to be at ... For simple extractions, therapeutic anticoagulation can be continued, as the bleeding risk is not high and the risk of a ... Prolonged bleeding: The dentist has a variety of means at their disposal to address bleeding; however, small amounts of blood ... In the event of a sinus communication, the dentist may decide to let it heal on its own, or, may need to surgically obtain ...
Generally, dentists recommend that teeth be cleaned professionally at least twice per year.[5] Professional cleaning includes ... stated in 1998 that there is no evidence that scaling and polishing only above the gums provides therapeutic value, and ... Dental sealants, which are applied by dentists, cover and protect fissures and grooves in the chewing surfaces of back teeth, ...
Physicians, dentists, hospitals, sickness funds, and patients are represented in the G-BA. The G-BA issues directives and, thus ... In the early stages of the Committee 's decision-making process, assessment reports of diagnostic or therapeutic interventions ... Produces health technology assessments on diagnostic or therapeutic interventions and health economic evaluations for the ... Federal committee of Dentists and Health Insurers) Koordinierungsausschuss (Federal coordination committee) Ausschuss ...
He has become a compulsive stripper, making appointments with doctors, dentists and masseurs only to perform his stripping ... Crown just sees a friend in him and refuses to have any therapeutic influence on Esau. He is devastated when Esau commits ...
However, therapeutic radiation (such as for treating cancerous tumors) may damage the pacemaker's circuits. The degree of ... Equipment used by doctors and dentists can affect pacemakers. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a powerful magnet to ...
Dentists, therefore, routinely check that any new restoration is in harmony with the bite and forces are distributed correctly ... have a greater therapeutic benefit and are much more important. If abscess drainage has been achieved, antibiotics are not ... Antibiotics are seen as a "quick fix" by both dentists, who generally only have a very short time to manage dental emergencies ... There are many causes of toothache and its diagnosis is a specialist topic, meaning that attendance at a dentist is usually ...
The education program emphasizes good oral hygiene, proper nutrition, and the need for periodic visits to the dentist. The ... It is estimated that 60-70% of these children receive either preventive or therapeutic treatments. There are over 400 staff ... The clinics are staffed by dentists, dental assistants, and other dental professionals. Elementary schools are the early focus ...
... therapeutic ultrasound, and moist heat.[21] Some mixers also use techniques from alternative medicine, including nutritional ... following doctors and dentists.[213] Employment of U.S. chiropractors was expected to increase 14% between 2006 and 2016, ... corrective or therapeutic exercise, ergonomic/postural advice, self-care strategies, activities of daily living, changing risky ...
Therapeutic Mouthrinses. Mouthrinses that offer oral-health benefits are considered therapeutic. These fall into two general ... If youre shopping for an over-the-counter therapeutic mouthrinse, look for the ADA (American Dental Association) seal on the ...
CARVALHO, Matheus Furtado de et al. Level of information and therapeutic behavior of students and dentists about ... evaluate the degree of technical-scientific information on pharmacology and therapy of corticosteroids in students and dentists ...
These drugs have no therapeutic. value; their use should stop forthwith. 10) Damage to the immune system is rapidly reversible ... Keep The Dentist Working: HIV Does Not Cause AIDS. It is my strong belief that the HIV-Positive Dentist was a victim of. bad ... Keep The Dentist Working: HIV Does Not Cause AIDS. News Roundup [abridged Versions Appear In The Paper Journal] Health ... authority employing HIV positive dentist wins anonymity. BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7337.564 (Published ...
Pick therapeutic mouthwashes over the cosmetic ones.. ... Your dentist and hygienist will help you keep your teeth tidy ... Anna Guarna, a dentist for over 20 years in Connecticut, goes one step further and typically has her clients brush for 3 ... Richmond Dentist 2162020 In 4401, Haylie Nash and Leonel Mercer Learned About Oral Care. ...
Choose therapeutic mouthwashes over the cosmetic ones.. ... Though dentists cant stop you from doing it, they can make you ... Richmond Dentist 2162020 In 48103, Douglas Pugh and Giada Krause Learned About Dental Care. ...
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Dentists donated their supplies and talent to children whose parents cant afford regular check-ups. ... Vincents New Therapeutic Sensory Playground. By Sydney Miller Published November 5, 2018 at 6:23 PM ... The dentists dont just fill cavities. They offer advice too on how to prevent them. Dr. Dana Morris says brushing and flossing ... Dentists donated their supplies and talent to children whose parents cant afford regular check-ups. ...
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Optimal therapeutic compensation of the complex functions of saliva cannot be achieved. Two systematic reviews on topical/non- ... Xerostomia is treated jointly by dentists and otolaryngologists. The oral mucosal surface is comparatively large and different ... Future therapeutic approaches must take the heterogeneity of the disease into account. ... and dentists, at the first consultation. Thus, it is crucial for physicians of various specialties to be informed about current ...
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Oral medicine is a non-surgical specialty that includes the evaluation, diagnosis, therapeutic management and research of ... most new dentists enter a private practice with an established dentist. After gaining experience, many dentists will open their ... Dentists work in clean, well-lit and well-equipped offices. Though most dentists operate their own private practices, some are ... Public health dentists. *Public health dentists promote public education and the prevention, control and treatment of dental ...
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Dentists have a high prevalence of musculoskeletal (MS) pain, which is the most common symptom associated with work-related ... Also, the occurrences of pain were significantly more prevalent among dentists who used the therapeutic chairs without lumbar ... Occurrence of pain was statistically higher in older dentists, with longer work experience, female dentists and dentists with ... 3.5Health status of the dentists and its link to MS pain. Thirty percent of dentists suffered from chronic diseases. Most of ...
Foremost among them are the combination of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions (the rule for the dentist) and short ... Combining the therapeutic with the diagnostic act makes sense, is cost efficient, and patient friendly. It remains a taboo for ... The slogan should be "in and out the same day, back to work the next day, just like going to the dentist". ... it is a taboo by solidarity for their colleagues working in the few so called therapeutic centres. If they were combining the ...
Lack of guidance may delay a childs first trip to the dentist. February 19, 2018 Without a doctor or dentists guidance, some ... Almost as soon as lasers were invented in the 1960s, curious dentists wondered if these powerful forms of light could be used ... Scientists publish evidence for world-first therapeutic dental vaccine. December 5, 2016 by Elisabeth Lopez, University of ... More information: A therapeutic Porphyromonas gingivalis gingipain vaccine induces neutralising IgG1 antibodies that protect ...
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  • One possibility can be that the child needs what's called interim therapeutic restoration, and this is one of the changes that was allowed through the legislation. (rwjf.org)
  • And while it is temporary, they can last years, and no interim therapeutic restoration-at least through the Virtual Dental Home-has been recommended to be replaced. (rwjf.org)
  • There are limits to the long-term success of restorative care alone, and the care pathways in the ECC-CDM model include additional treatment modalities such as fluoride varnish, silver diamine fluoride, interim therapeutic restorations, and sealants as well as supplementary strategies such as active surveillance, counseling, recalls, and deferring treatment. (agd.org)
  • Only a third of children on Medicaid go to the dentist regularly, yet half of all children suffer tooth decay. (14news.com)
  • According to dentists, mouthwash may be used to help control, delay, or prevent tooth decay, eliminate or reduce plaque and gingivitis, and thwart tartar formation on teeth. (zrylw.com)
  • Xylishield Xylitol Gum is a part of the Xylishield dental care line which features products containing therapeutic levels of xylitol to combat tooth decay. (dentist.net)
  • Oral health is an important part of your overall well-being, but choosing the right dentist isn't as simple as walking into the closest dental office. (5280.com)
  • Aim: This study aimed at studying the knowledge and practices of dentist and oral and maxillofacial surgeons on sectional imaging such as Dentascan and Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). (scirp.org)
  • We conducted an anonymous survey among dentists and oral maxillofacial surgeons in Togo over one month. (scirp.org)
  • Under the direction of the dentist, the providers can also place temporary fillings-no drilling required-which can last for years, according to Jenny Kattlove, an oral health policy analyst for The Children's Partnership , a children's advocacy group. (rwjf.org)
  • And lucky for you, our readers, many of these dentists let us know exactly who they trust with their own oral health care needs. (whatsupmag.com)
  • Eucalyptus oil should not be used in oral preparations (other than as a flavouring agent) because of its toxicity and lack of therapeutic benefit. (tga.gov.au)
  • Building and honing behavior guidance skills are part of the process by which dentists help turn child patients into fearless adult patients with excellent oral health. (agd.org)
  • SEATTLE, WA - Dentists and exhibitors from around the country will gather tomorrow in Seattle for the 24th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) to further advance oral appliance therapy (OAT) as a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. (aadsm.org)
  • There are two basic kinds of mouthwashes, the kind that just temporarily freshens your breath (cosmetic) and the kind that addresses oral health problems (therapeutic). (dentalplans.com)
  • Your dentist may advise you to use these if you have an oral infection or if you've just had dental work such as a tooth extraction. (dentalplans.com)
  • Oil pulling, as an example, is a mouth rinse process that some dentists think can be useful in maintaining oral health and addressing minor infections. (dentalplans.com)
  • Therapeutic mouthwashes have more specific ingredients in them to help improve your oral hygiene. (trustedhealthproducts.com)
  • Most children are able to cooperate during treatment when dentists use traditional, communicative behavior guidance techniques, but some children may require pharmacologic techniques such as procedural sedation or general anesthesia. (agd.org)
  • This article presents essential information-with an emphasis on best practices and patient safety-for dentists who are considering pharmacologic behavior guidance for the children they treat. (agd.org)
  • The behavior technician will follow individualized treatment plans, behavior plans, etc. to deliver quality therapeutic services to each child. (claz.org)
  • In another state, all pediatric dentists received a cryptic letter warning them about potential state board action if they continued to see patients with special needs who had attained adulthood, because specialists are required to limit their practice. (aapd.org)
  • The warning proved false, but the effect on the state's pediatric dentists has yet to be determined. (aapd.org)
  • Dr. Anna Guarna, a dentist for over 20 years in Connecticut, goes one step further and typically has her clients brush for 3 minutes-- one and a half minutes on boththe upper teeth and the bottom teeth. (amazonaws.com)
  • The undefeated prizefighter would sometimes hire Gause, a dentist, for late-night cleanings or teeth whitening sessions during a visit to Manhattan, but Gause was pretty sure his famous patient was not in town. (grantland.com)
  • With a degree, a dentist is able to perform common procedures such as routine dental check-ups, dental x-rays, cavity fillings, teeth cleaning, halitosis treatment and general tooth extraction. (consumersresearchcncl.org)
  • After being treated by an emergency dentist in Houston you are required to have some lifestyle changes, especially cracked teeth. (selfgrowth.com)
  • While traveling to the dentist, if you have knocked out gums, you should place the teeth in the socket or a jar of milk. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Brush teeth thoroughly, preferably after meals or at least twice a day, or as directed by a dentist or physician. (fnac.com.br)
  • From a thorough professional cleaning to a full smile makeover, there is an amazing array of services that cosmetic and general dentists offer to make sure your teeth stay healthy, function well and look great. (chestnutgreendental.com)
  • Patients who have had extensive cancer related radiation therapy to their head or neck should be sure to tell their dentist about this and avoid having teeth extracted. (doctorspiller.com)
  • Osteoradio-necrosis is NOT associated with diagnostic x-rays like the ones your dentist takes periodically to examine your teeth. (doctorspiller.com)
  • When I was in college and had a different dentist than that of my youth, Dr. J. made me feel like a rock star with all the compliments he'd give on how great my teeth were. (kitchenstewardship.com)
  • We started our family and took our first two children to their first checkups with this dentist, and we were very happy with the bedside manner, the time he would take to listen and explain , and the absence of a machine to find money in my teeth. (kitchenstewardship.com)
  • Just as my teeth (and dentists) have changed over the years, it makes sense that the way I brush might mature as well. (kitchenstewardship.com)
  • But California is now also the first state in the nation to permit dentists to take care of underserved kids and adults virtually. (rwjf.org)
  • Also, you have to realize that some emergencies do not involve pain thus visiting a dentist regularly will pinpoint issues before they develop into serious complications. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Failure to visit a dentist regularly might make the case more complicated as issues such as gum disease are painless and can lead to serious problems such as tooth loss. (selfgrowth.com)
  • That requires brushing twice daily, flossing once a day, and seeing your dentist regularly for exams and professional cleanings. (dentalplans.com)
  • We invite individuals and groups of general dentists, dental specialists, physicians and pharmacists, to join our project as authors, reviewers, and content and translation advisors. (cda-adc.ca)
  • brA general dentist caters to a wide variety of dental health concerns for patients of all ages by preventing and/or treating both straightforward and complex conditions. (whatsupmag.com)
  • The Therapeutic Goods Order No. 69 - General requirements for labels for medicines requires a statement on the label that eye preparations must be discarded four weeks after the date of initial opening. (tga.gov.au)
  • This article provides general dentists with simple care pathways for evidence-based early childhood caries chronic disease management (ECC-CDM). (agd.org)
  • Our Dentists offerCosmetic and restorative dental solutions.Our Professional Therapists are great at therapeutic and relaxation therapy. (wordpress.com)
  • With a worldwide reputation as a highly skilled restorative dentist, she is an expert at restoring an aging smile to a healthy, natural and youthful state. (newbeauty.com)
  • We hear that question a lot, and frankly, it's why we're so dedicated to helping put patients and dentists on the same page and exploring new approaches that focus more on preventative strategies than on restorative procedures. (carifree.com)
  • Due to the wide variety of signs and symptoms, patients with Sj gren s syndrome may see a diverse range of healthcare practitioners, including family physicians, ophthalmologists, ENT specialists, and dentists, at the first consultation. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Of course there are many fine dentists who are not included in this list, and a dentist's inclusion is based on the subjective judgments of fellow dentists. (5280.com)
  • In one state, a pediatric dentist, who had for decades cared for those children with special needs whom no one else would see, was fined by the government because of a parent's disagreement with the dentist's experienced recommendation to treat a preschool child with autism early rather than later in the day. (aapd.org)
  • When we moved two years ago, we couldn't rationalize a 45-minute drive to the dentist's, so even though we didn't want to, we had to switch dentists again. (kitchenstewardship.com)
  • Synthetic ingredients are used in certain of our products when no satisfactory substitute can be found in nature that meets our formulation or therapeutic goals. (fnac.com.br)
  • Once responses were compiled, dentists were checked against state dental boards for disciplinary actions to make sure they have an active license and are in good standing. (5280.com)
  • Zocdoc › Answers › Should my grandmother have therapeutic exercise after her knee replacement? (zocdoc.com)
  • I visited my dentist in the U.S. for an adjustment of the denture (which is normal) and she said the denture was comparable to what you would find in the U.S. I will be returning this fall for placement of the implants then six months later for placement of the bridges. (whatclinic.com)
  • Another way to find a dentist is through a dental referral service, but many of these services require dentists to pay for their listings. (consumersresearchcncl.org)
  • Assuming that you find a dentist who is sufficiently respectful of your father's preference, there should be no reason why a favorable treatment outcome cannot be achieved. (justanswer.com)
  • The notion of taking painkillers and refusing to visit the dentist can have serious problems in the future. (selfgrowth.com)
  • We asked, "If you needed to recommend a dentist (other than yourself) to a friend or loved one, which dentist(s) would you recommend in the following specialties? (whatsupmag.com)
  • Demographic characteristics, workflow organization, interpersonal relationships at workplace, and health characteristics of dentists are the main fields to look into for the major risk factors for MS pain and development of WMSDs [ 10, 11 ]. (iospress.com)
  • This includes all doctors, nurses, dentists, and chiropractors or any other person you see for your health care. (uwhealth.org)
  • Dr. Malvika Jain is the best Dentist in Ghaziabad, her Advance Dental Care clinic is most popular dental clinic in Vasundhara Ghaziabad from where you can get the best dental treatment. (powershow.com)
  • A team of researchers, led by Patrick Mehlen, at Universit de Lyon, France, has identified the protein NT-3 and the cell-surface molecule to which it binds (TrkC) as potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of neuroblastoma the most frequent solid tumor in young children by studying human neuroblastoma cells in vitro and after xenotransplantation into mice and chicks. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The pulpotomy, as a therapeutic dental treatment, has a long history. (wikipedia.org)
  • It's a realistic reminder that every treatment is a progression to a more therapeutic and beneficial result, but it's not the end all. (newbeauty.com)
  • Within about 48 hours, the dentist takes a look at all of the records and develops any needed treatment plan. (rwjf.org)
  • We welcome a broad range of questions about diagnosis and treatment, in relation to techniques, materials, instruments, and devices or therapeutic agents. (cda-adc.ca)
  • It guides the esthetic dentist in understanding the needs of the patient and formulating a treatment plan that includes not only esthetic considerations, such as color and smile design, but also occlusal, periodontal, and functional requirements. (dentalxp.com)
  • A great dentist! (zocdoc.com)
  • Im glad i finally found a great Dentist, Thank You Dr. Hassan! (zocdoc.com)
  • The essence of his work, Willie used to say, is that we are all robbed of our "genetic vertical and horizontal," echoing the work of that great dentist and nutritionist Dr. Weston Price. (selfgrowth.com)
  • A pulpotomy is the removal of a portion of the pulp, including the diseased aspect, with the intent of maintaining the vitality of the remaining pulpal tissue by means of a therapeutic dressing. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the soft tissue in the pulp chamber is infected (has bacteria in it) or affected (is inflamed), it can be removed by a dentist or dental therapist under local anaesthetic. (wikipedia.org)
  • An emergency dentist in Houston primary focus will be identifying where the pain is originating from and try to pinpoint the exact location. (selfgrowth.com)
  • May procure any drug from a prescription drug outlet, Board-registered prescription drug wholesaler, or drug manufacturer a therapeutic regimen of prepackaged drugs prepared by a licensed pharmacist or drug manufacturer registered with the FDA. (colorado.gov)
  • One dentist said he has to get bone grafting another said don't bother with bone grafting or implants because his age can make bone healing slow because of diabetes. (justanswer.com)