Sadashiv Gopinath Daokar

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Single rooted tooth are considered to be the easiest for root canal treatment. The literature has documented cases with single rooted tooth showing more than single canal. Understanding of root canal morphology thus is an important aspect to be considered for successful endodontic treatment. The case presented here shows a rare entity of having double(More)
The purpose of the present study was to study the occurrence of radicular dentinal defects after using EDTA gel during preparation of the root canal with ProTaper Universal (Dentsply Maillefer, Switzerland), HyFlex (ColteneWhaledent, Allstetten, Switzerland), and ProTaper Next (Dentsply Maillefer) rotary instruments. Forty-eight single rooted premolars were(More)
BACKGROUND Fluoride releasing bonding agent were introduced to take care of white spot lesions. However, their clinically handling properties are less than ideal, deterring many practitioners. Reliance orthodontic products (Itacsa, I11) recently released an enamel sealant named Pro Seal to be used with bonding agents. Hu and Featherstone showed Pro Seal(More)
Background: To determine in vivo oxidative stresses induced by dental amalgam, composite resin, and glass ionomer cement (GIC). Materials and Methods: A total of 60 patients were selected for the study between the ages of 15 and 40 years. Informed consent and Institutional Ethical Approval was obtained. The samples were divided into three groups depending(More)
BACKGROUND Dentinal hypersensitivity is a very common complaint of patients undergoing crown and bridge restorations on vital teeth. Of the many desensitizing agents used to counter this issue, desensitizing laser treatment is emerging as one of the most successful treatment modality. However, the dentinal changes brought about by the desensitizing laser(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate skeletal and dentoalveolar effects of Forsus fatigue resistant devices (FRD) and twin-block (TB) appliance in Class II malocclusion cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty young adult patients (age 13-17 years, overjet 6-10 mm) with a Class II division 1 malocclusion were randomly divided into two groups: group I included 10 patients(More)
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