Vivek Prabhakar

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The characterization and classification of smokeless tobacco products has been a continuously evolving process. This is based on a number of different parameters like nicotine content, moisture content, amount of heavy metals, pH, and in vitro cytotoxicity assays. Their contexts often vary between countries, research institutions, and legal requirements.(More)
  • J N Reddy, G S Payette, A K S R Surana, J N Ahmadi, Reddy, J J P N Pontaza +3 others
  • 2010
The use of least-squares principles lead to variationally unconstrained minimization problems possessing many of the attractive properties that are characteristic of classical Ritz formulations [1-4]. This is in contrast to the weak formulations that are, in general, divorced of any such minimization principles. As a result, finite element models of(More)
AIM The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of three electronic apex locators (EAL), electric pulp tester (EPT) and diathermy on pacemaker function in vitro. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three EALs: Root ZX (J. Morita Co., Tustin, CA, U.S.A.), Propex (Dentsply), Mini Apex locator (SybronEndo, Anaheim, CA, USA), EPT (Parkell pulp vitality tester(More)
  • Kokkiligadda Sujana, Karlapudi P Abraham, Indira Mikkili, And Kodali, V Prabhakar, Dr Kodali +1 other
  • 2013
Biofilms have been proved to have useful effects on food chains, sewage treatment plants, to eliminate petroleum oil on oceans. They have been found to cause a wide variety of microbial infections in the body, such as urinary tract infections, catheter infection, middle-ear infections, formation of dental plaque, gingivitis, coating contact lenses. In the(More)
Aberrations in the root canal system can pose a considerable challenge to the endodontist during root canal treatment. These anatomical variations are more commonly seen in maxillary molars and mandibular teeth, but only a few cases have been reported with alteration in the internal canal anatomy of maxillary canine. The present report describes the(More)
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