Introduction to complete dentures

Introduction to complete dentures

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As a clinical teaching and professional activity, complete denture prosthodontics requires a knowledge of applied basic sciences, biomaterials, occlusion, esthetics, performed with technical excellence. In a public health context complete denture prosthetics remains a relatively simple and inexpensive treatment method. Nevertheless, it is not a panacea for the edentulous predicament. Outcomes measurements of healthcare treatment …

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Leukoplakia: Histopathology – Epithelial Dysplasia

Leukoplakia: Histopathology – Epithelial Dysplasia

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Microscopically leukoplakia may reveal hyperplastic epithelium with hyperkeratosis, mild, moderate or severe epithelial dysplasia, carcinoma in situ or at times squamous cell carcinoma. Usually around 4-25% of leukoplakias may reveal dysplasia. Before going into the details of how dysplasia is graded, let us brush through some basics to get a better perspective of things! When …

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Cracked Tooth

Cracked Tooth

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Sometimes teeth can develop cracks, and when not treated this can have serious consequences for your oral health. Cracks can come from injury, or large fillings that weaken the rest of the tooth. Even small cracks can allow bacteria into the tooth, causing decay or infection, leading to further destruction. A cracked tooth may or …

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