Anant Gopal Nigam

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The pattern of craniomaxillofacial fractures seen in children and adolescents varies with evolving skeletal anatomy and socioenvironmental factors. The general principles of treating mandibular fractures are the same in children and adults: Anatomic reduction is combined with stabilization adequate to maintain it until bone union has occurred. But(More)
Hyperdontia presents as a unique dental condition which may or may not require immediate corrective therapy. Supplemental teeth in the permanent dentitian comprises only 4% of all the supernumeraries, and bilateral supplemental teeth are even rarer entities. We present a rare case report of non-syndromic bilateral supplemental maxillary lateral incisors.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of dental anxiety in a group of children aged 3 to 5 years and to explore the relationships between dental anxiety and general fearful nature of the child. MATERIALS & METHODS A total of 250 children were selected for the study after due selection via inclusion criteria. Pre-school anxiety(More)
Tea is one of the most commonly consumed beverages with bioactive compounds like polyphenols-flavonoids-catechins, which are thought to be responsible for the health benefits that have traditionally been attributed to the tea. These compounds have multi-dimensional effects such as antibacterial action, inhibitory action on the bacterial and salivary amylase(More)
An accurate understanding of the morphology of the root canal system is a prerequisite for successful root canal treatment. Invaginated teeth have a complex root canal configuration that cannot be instrumented effectively. Correct diagnosis and treatment planning are fundamental to treatment of dens invaginatus. Periapical surgery is indicated in cases(More)
Oligodontia is agenesis of numerous teeth (> 6), excluding the third molars. Its prevalence in permanent teeth has been estimated to be 0.14%. It is one of the most common anomaly affecting the permanent dentition but equally infrequent in the primary dentition. Presented here is a case report of 7 year old child with congenitally missing 10 primary(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To study the effect Achyranthes aspera, 0.2% aqueous chlorhexidine gluconate and Punica granatum oral rinse on salivary Streptococcus mutans count in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 60 children of 8 to 12 years of age were randomly allocated into 3 groups. Group A was given 0.2% chlorhexidine mouthwash, group B was(More)
INTRODUCTION Dental caries is one of the most common preventable childhood infections. a number of measures are available to prevent occlusal caries; pit and fissure sealants are one of the various methods currently available to cost effectively reduce dental caries. AIM To evaluate the retention of pit and fissure sealant bonded using sixth (Adper(More)
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