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BACKGROUND One method used to disinfect a dental cast is immersion in a disinfecting solution. Repeated immersion of a cast in disinfectant may affect its physical properties. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the changes in dimensional accuracy and hardness of the dental casts as a result of repeated disinfection in 0.525% sodium… (More)
Dental Implants have become the standard care of rehabilitation of missing teeth. This article intends to review the success criteria for implants from 1979 till date. Earlier days implant success was evaluated by immobility and peri-implant radiolucency. But currently, the width of the attached gingiva, co-existing medical conditions, smoking, and width of… (More)
Guidelines to prevent cross contamination with infectious agents have been instituted for dental clinical and laboratory procedures. However, compliance by dental offices and clinics in disinfecting impression material has not been universal. Techniques for disinfecting impression materials are spraying or immersing impression materials. These techniques… (More)
OBJECTIVE This study was performed to assess the resin tag length penetration in enamel surface after bonding of brackets to identify which system was most efficient. METHODOLOGY Our study was based on a more robust confocal microscopy for visualizing the resin tags in enamel. Totally, 100 extracted human first and second premolars have been selected for… (More)
Edentulous spaces can be closed with dental implants, prosthesis, and orthodontic space closure. As mandibular bone is dense, protraction of molars is time taking and challenging. Temporary anchorage devices play a vital role in providing anchorage. Translation of molars can be achieved with power arms which are placed near to the centre of resistance. This… (More)
Gastrointestinal disease is associated with alterations in the mouth or influence the course of the dental diseases, and the dental health care workers are expected to recognize, diagnose, and treat oral conditions associated with gastrointestinal diseases and also provide safe and appropriate dental care for afflicted individuals. Drugs used in the… (More)
In the title compound, C(21)H(24)N(2)O(4), the piperidine ring adopts a distorted boat conformation. The crystal structure is stabilized by C-H⋯π inter-actions involving one of the methoxy-phenyl rings.