Suresh Kumar Sachdeva

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Pleomorphic adenoma (PA) 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 sites of PA of the minor salivary glands are the palate, followed by lips and cheeks. Throat, floor of the mouth, tongue, tonsil, pharynx, retromolar area and nasal cavity are(More)
BACKGROUND In forensics, the mouth allows for a myriad of possibilities. Lip print on glass or cigarette butt found at crime scenes may link to a suspect. Hence, a dentist has to actively play his role in personal identification and criminal investigation. AIMS To investigate the uniqueness of the lip print patterns in relation to gender, ABO blood groups(More)
Pyogenic granuloma is thought to represent an exuberant tissue reaction to local irritation. It occurs in second decade of life in young females. Clinically, oral pyogenic granuloma is a smooth or lobulated exophytic growth, pedunculated or sessile, which usually bleeds on provocation. Oral pyogenic granuloma preferentially affects the gingiva. On rare(More)
PURPOSE The present study was aimed to investigate the variation of soft palate morphology in different age and gender groups. The correlations of radiographic velar length (VL), velar width (VW), pharyngeal depth (PD), and Need's ratio with soft palate variants were also studied in the North Indian subpopulation. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study sample(More)
Talon cusp is a relatively rare developmental dental anomaly thought to arise as a result of evagination on the surface of a tooth crown before calcification has occurred. It is characterized by cusp-like projections from the cingulum area, or cemento-enamel junction of maxillary or mandibular anterior teeth, in both the primary and permanent dentition,(More)
Fibrous dysplasia is a benign fibro-osseous disorder, characterized by fibrous connective tissue containing abnormal bone which replaces normal bone. It represents 2 to 5% of all bone tumors and 7% of all benign tumors. Most commonly it affects younger age groups, with a higher prevalence in the maxilla than the mandible. It is a lesion of unknown etiology,(More)
Lichen planus (LP) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the oral mucous membrane/skin with a variety of clinical presentations. Oral Lichen Planus (OLP) is considered to be associated with numerous systemic conditions one of which includes hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The geographic variation of the hepatitis C prevalence proved to be an(More)
Background: To evaluate the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and dental caries among rural and urban population and to study the role of sugar consumption in predicting this relationship among adult population of Rajasthan state, India. Materials and methods: The study comprised adults of 25 to 44 years age group from Rajasthan, India. A specially(More)