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OBJECTIVES Developmental anomalies of the dentition are not infrequently observed by the dental practitioner. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of dental anomalies in the Indian population. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study of 4133 panoramic radiographs of patients, who attended the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology,(More)
OBJECTIVE Tongue lesions are a health concern for the dental practitioners and the patients as they constitute a significant proportion of oral mucosal lesions. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of various tongue lesions in the Indian population. MATERIAL AND METHODS 4926 patients attending the Department of Oral Medicine and(More)
OBJECTIVES Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a potentially malignant disorder predominantly seen in the Indian subcontinent due to areca nut, tobacco and their products. The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of oxitard and aloe vera in the management of OSMF. MATERIAL AND METHODS 120 subjects with OSMF were included in the study. The(More)
AIM To compare the antimicrobial efficacy of calcium hydroxide (CH), 2% chlorhexidine gel (CHX) and a combination of both, on obligate anaerobes, facultative anaerobes and Candida spp . MATERIALS AND METHODS 90 single rooted permanent teeth were included in the study. After complete disinfection and access opening, the first microbiological pre-treatment(More)
OBJECTIVES Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a potentially malignant disorder of oral cavity, pharynx and upper digestive tract, characterized by progressive inability to open the mouth. Based on clinical and/or histopathological features, various classifications and grading systems have been put forth till date. The aim of the present study was to study(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence and the relationship of oral mucosal lesions in tobacco users and denture wearers in a North Indian population. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study comprised 3,749 patients attending the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Jodhpur Dental College General Hospital between September 2008 and(More)
BACKGROUND Oral health is important to individuals of all age groups. Previous epidemiologic studies of the oral health status of the general population in India provided very little information about oral mucosal lesions in the elderly. Hence, the purpose of the present study was to determine the prevalence of the oral lesions in a geriatric Indian(More)
OBJECTIVES Dental impaction is a very frequent problem. Supernumerary teeth, or hyperdontia, are the presence of additional teeth to the normal series in the either of the dentition. The presence of impacted and/or supernumerary teeth can cause various complications. The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of impacted and(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The loss of posterior teeth has a negative effect on the masticatory efficiency and activity of mastication muscles. How these muscles are affected by partial removable dental prostheses (PRDPs) with different cusp angles is unknown. PURPOSE The purpose of this clinical study was to evaluate the influence of different cusp angles,(More)
The incidence of unilateral abducens nerve palsy has been reported to be as high as 1-2.7% of head trauma cases, bilateral abducens nerve palsy following trauma is extremely rare. In literature, bilateral abducens nerve palsy is said to also occur by increased intracranial pressure, dural puncture, whiplash injury, hangman's fracture and halo traction. The(More)