V. R. Prasad

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OBJECTIVE Regular home care and yearly dental check-ups are the best means of dental care. In spite of the information on dental care, many people fail to take these precautions. The objective of this study was to determine the barriers in regular dental care and home care and to assess their association with age, sex, education and income. MATERIALS AND(More)
Innate sensors play a critical role in the early innate immune responses to invading pathogens through sensing of diverse biochemical signatures also known as pathogen associated molecular patterns (PAMPs). These biochemical signatures primarily consist of a major family of biomolecules such as proteins, lipids, nitrogen bases, and sugar and its complexes,(More)
Developing countries like India, where doctor to patient ratio is around 1:1700, as large number of population lives in villages and remotely located area. Health checkup of such a large population is very challenging for their government due to less number of qualified doctors, highly qualified doctor refuges to work in villages and remotely placed areas.(More)
Single visit apexification using mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) is a new boon in effective management of nonvital tooth with an open apex which has steadily gained popularity with clinicians; also it shortens the treatment period and improves patient compliance. Importance of this approach lies in expedient cleaning and shaping of the root canal system,(More)
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