Bhavin B. Dudhia

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The diagnosis between different diseases may be impaired by clinical and histopathologic similarities, as observed in the oral lichen planus (OLP) and oral lichenoid lesion (OLL). Inspite of similar clinicopathological features; etiology, diagnosis and prognosis differ which mandates separation of OLL from OLP. Hence, it is essential for the oral physician(More)
INTRODUCTION Age estimation is of immense importance not only for personal identification but also for treatment planning in medicine and dentistry. Chronologic age conveys only a rough approximation of the maturational status of a person, hence dental and skeletal ages have been explored as maturity indicators since decades. The tooth maturation provides a(More)
Thyroid dysfunction is the second most common glandular disorder of the endocrine system, which may rear its head in any system in the body including the mouth. The oral cavity is adversely affected by either an excess or deficiency of thyroid hormone. Childhood hypothyroidism known as cretinism is characterized by thick lips, large protruding tongue(More)
CONTEXT: Next to dental caries, Myofascial Pain Dysfunction Syndrome (MPDS) is probably the most common cause of chronic facial pain that a dentist treats. However, the combination of multicausality, unknown factors and lack of scientific clinical judgment has produced confusion and controversy. AIMS: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rate of(More)
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