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WHY ROOT CANAL TREATMENT ?

DEPARTMENT OF ENDODONTICS, THE DENTAL SPECIALISTS. WHO IS AN ENDODONTIST? An Endodontist is a Root Canal Therapy specialist. After 4 years of dental school the Endodontist takes 3 years of intensive speciality training. ANATOMY The CROWN and the ROOT are the 2 parts of a tooth. PARTS OF TOOTH Crown part is visible in the mouth. The roots are surrounded 3 dimensionally by bone, under the gums. The gums are a protective type of skin which are pink in colour that surrounds the neck of the tooth/ teeth and covers the bone. Incisors are teeth in front jaw. Canines are ...
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DENTAL IMPLANTS

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IMPLANTS Implantologists often face challenges with implant placement, because of poor bone support caused by extractions, gum disease, poor finances and/or extreme expectations from patients. Serving thousands of patients over 15 years, the implantologists at The Dental Specialists understood that conventional implants meant a huge financial burden on patients, physical trauma and pain of sinus lifts, bone grafts and membranes, and technique sensitive procedures requiring great skills and experience. Moreover, the long waiting periods were frustrating to patients and doctors alike. After 15 years of laborious research, the implantologists at The Dental Specialists developed ...
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PTERYGOID IMPLANTS

1. WHAT IS PTERYGOID IMPLANT?Implants which placed from maxillary tuberosity to pterygoid bone. Other names: Pterygoid implants/ Tubero Pterygoid Implants/ Pterygo-maxillary Implants 2. WHY PTERYGOID IMPLANTS?1. Posterior maxilla Quality and Quantity: QUALITY: D4 Poor Trabecular Soft BoneQUANITY: Available bone is less. Crestal  Alveolar Bone Resorption from bottom + Sinus Pneumatization from the top 2. PRE IMPLANT PROCEDURES are mustWhat are the different treatment options in these situations?Sinus Lifts: Direct/ IndirectBone grafting/ Bone Augmentation 3. PTERYGO MAXILLARY BUTTRESS: Butress is anatomically designed to take up the forces. 6-7mm thick cortical bone attached to active muscles. 3rd cortical and 2nd cortical bones ...
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BASAL VS CONVENTIONAL VS TTPHIL IMPLANTS

Implant placement most of the times is a challenge faced by implantologists. These challenges can be very poor bone support due to extractions, gum disease, poor finances and/or extreme expectations from patients.Our implantologists at The Dental Specialists have faced these issues right from the beginning. Conventional implants needed huge finances, bone augmentation or sinus lifts. It’s not an easy task, both for the implantologist and the patient.Serving thousands of patients since 15 years, whenever conventional system was tried, there was a huge financial burden on the patients, not to mention the physical trauma and strain of sinus lifts, bone grafts, ...
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Is It Safe To Go To Dentist Now During Covid?

Contrary to expectations, dental offices were found to be very safe, and compared to other healthcare services, dentists have shown maximum prevention of covid 19. The efficiency of dental offices to contain the spread of the virus could be attributed to the care and strict maintenance of standards set by health authorities of the state. Dentists have taken extraordinary measures to keep the virus spread in check, and make sure patient safety is of paramount importance than anything else. Hence, it is absolutely safe to visit a dentist and get treatments too, during the pandemic. The facts are self-evident, and ...
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Prosthodontics – The Art and Science of Designing Smiles

The ADA defines it as “ the dental specialty pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes". As a rapidly expanding science and art, prosthodontics serves to bring back the smiles and functional efficiency of teeth, and is still evolving. As a mark of honour to all the industrious prosthodontists of the world, January 22nd is celebrated as “Prosthodontists’ Day" every year across the world. Pierre Fauchard, an 18th century French surgeon has ...
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Why Dentists Are Reporting Low Rate of Covid-19?

The apprehension of visiting a dentist during Covid-19 pandemic is widespread and quite understandable. There is a requirement for immediate reassurance from the dental fraternity, to educate the general public about the facts and care taken during this crisis. Primarily we need to understand the importance of maintaining oral hygiene and dental health. Why is dental health important? Infections in teeth and gums can be carried to other parts of the body like the heart or other organs. Long-standing deposits or calculus destroys the gums. Loss of teeth associated with pain and swelling Food lodgement Halitosis Difficulties in chewing ...and ...
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PTERYGOID TILTED IMPLANTS COST

COST OF PTERYGOID IMPLANTS Most of the patients who come to our clinic get disheartened after their dentist say that they are not fit to undergo dental implants because of less bone or no bone mass or volume in the back region of the upper jaw. Recent Tilted Implants like ALL ON 4 technique have huge success and shows lot of survival rates more than 90 percent. But the main problem with all on 4 is that only 10 to 12 teeth can be given. its only helpful for aesthetic purpose and not for chewing. Its a good solution whose ...
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TTPHIL Digital Virtual Planning

1.DIGITAL DIGITAL VIRTUAL PLANNING TTPHIL SIMPLIFIED PROTOCOL: 2. PRINTING STL MODELS AND GUIDES 3. 3D PRECISE IMPLANT PLACEMENT 4. CONVERT TILTED IMPLANTS BONE LEVEL TO STRAIGHT TISSUE LEVEL BY MULTIUNITS. 5. Multiunits with various heights to compensate the vertical depth. #OSSEOEXPANSION #OSSEOINTEGRATION #ABUTMENT#ONEABUTMENTONETIME #PLATFORMSWITCH #MICROGROOVED Free Membership & Updates on TTPHIL Immediate loading, Case discussions, Videos, Tips, etc; GROUP IX. Only those who are not in the other group please join this group. https://chat.whatsapp.com/HuXYfQm3qYk5j4NZBAQm8C @Ttphil ALL TILT Technique ...
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Conventional Dental Implants vs TTPHIL Implant Technique

At The Dental Specialists, India we strongly recommend TTPHIL technique for most of our patients who need a dental implant. Dr. Venkat is a pioneer of this TTPHIL technique. He has written about this technique of dental implants in several international magazines and also in various dental conferences across the world. While the key advantage of TTPHIL is the quick turnaround (you can get a permanent set of teeth in as little as 2-9 days) and its economical nature, as a patient, we feel it is important for you to understand the treatment procedures and also understand the options available ...
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Which Dental Implants are best for me? What are the different types?

There are different types of Dental Implants in the market all over the world. There are more than 10000 companies in the market all over the world. Which is the best is the question? BRAND or the DESIGN/ FEATURES of the Implant and its Prosthetic components? Is BRAND ruling over EVIDENCE BASED CONCEPTS? Which is more important? Restoring Simple Single tooth missing cases?? For example .When we or our children get simple fever or common cold or cough, What do we do? We would like to visit our Family physician or a Corporate Hospital. ( Major Criteria for Selection: Know ...
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The Convenience of Single Visit Dental Implants

If the dental implants are inserted at the same time immediately after the tooth is removed, it is called as Immediate Implants Placement or Immediate Implantation. Previously we used to wait for 3 months after the tooth is removed. Immediate Implantation has lot more advantages than the conventional implant procedure as it avoids the bone and gum changes surrounding the tooth which is going to get removed. It is simple, pain free, convenient for the patients as it allows the surgical treatment to be completed in single visit. But in few cases where there is a pus discharge cyst or ...
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Teething Problems in Babies and Solutions

What is teething Teething is a normal physiological process involves tooth movements inside the jaw(bone) until the time they come into the oral cavity(mouth) by piercing the gum. The first set of teeth that erupts into the oral cavity are called milk teeth or primary teeth. Teething starts from 6 months of age, while a variation of plus or minus 6 months is considered normal. Teething begins with the lower-front tooth (central incisors) at the age of 6 months. Occasionally a lower-front tooth may even be present at birth called as natal tooth and if tooth erupts into mouth within ...
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When to Start Brushing Your Kid’s Teeth

If you are wondering what is the correct age to start brushing your kid's teeth, you might be surprised to know that you should start brushing you baby's tooth as soon as the very first tooth comes out; usually starts with the lower front tooth by 6 to 9 months of age. Benefits of Introducing Early Brushing in Kids 1st reason: Initiating brushing at early ages help the kid to get used for brushing, they never resist form brushing in their later life thereby it helps to maintain healthier teeth. 2nd reason: As soon as the tooth comes into the ...
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Tooth Abscess – Can be Life Threatening If Neglected

Did you know that the oral health effects the health of your whole body? The same bacteria that infect the mouth can travel into your blood system. The spread of this infection into the rest of the body has been directly linked to heart attack, stroke, diabetes and numerous other serious conditions. What is a Tooth Abscess? A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur in different regions of the tooth for different reasons. A periapical abscess occurs at the tip of the root, whereas a periodontal abscess occurs in ...
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