Preeti Tomar Bhattacharya

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Human body requires certain essential elements in small quantities and their absence or excess may result in severe malfunctioning of the body and even death in extreme cases because these essential trace elements directly influence the metabolic and physiologic processes of the organism. Rapid urbanization and economic development have resulted in drastic(More)
INTRODUCTION Corticotomy is an effective method of accelerating the orthodontic treatment. The aim of this study was to compare the treatment time for the extraction space closure, between corticotomy assisted and conventional orthodontic tooth movement and to check the alveolar bone thickness before and after corticotomy procedure in the corticotomy group.(More)
Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a premalignant condition that has received considerable attention in the recent past because of its chronic debilitating and resistant nature. Over the past decades, dental researchers have reported overwhelming evidence about various etiological factors of OSMF. It has been the subject of controversy ever since Schwartz(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the dimensions of the nasopharynx and oropharynx of subjects with different growth patterns and to determine whether any correlation exists with their craniocervical posture. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cephalometric radiograph of 60 subjects (16-25 years old), taken in natural head position, were divided into three groups according to the(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study evaluated the reliability and accuracy of panoramic radiographs in the localization of mandibular foramen. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty five Indian dry human adult mandibles constituted the study material. Ten measurements were carried on each of them to evaluate the location of mandibular foramen with respect to adjacent(More)
INTRODUCTION Knowledge about the Shear Bond Strength (SBS) of ceramic brackets with different base design is essential as it affects bond strength to enamel. AIM The aim of the present study was to evaluate and compare the effect of base designs of different ceramic brackets on SBS, and to determine the fracture site after debonding. MATERIALS AND(More)
Pleomorphic adenoma is the most common tumor of the salivary glands. About 90% of these tumors occur in the parotid gland and 10% in the minor salivary glands. The most common site for pleomorphic adenoma of the minor salivary glands is the palate followed by upper lip. Surgical removal with adequate margins is the principal treatment. Due to its(More)