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Pogonion, often marked as Pg or Pog, is a cephalometric landmark located at the anterior prominent part of the mandible.

Bluegrass Orthodontic Appliance

The bluegrass dental appliance is a fixed orthodontic appliance that is used for overcoming thumb sucking and tongue thrusting.

Gothic Arch Tracing

The mandibular border movements drawn on a horizontal plane form the Gothic arch tracing. They show the lateral and posterior-anterior movements of the lower jaw.

Spaces Between Teeth

The gaps between the teeth can be a result of an imbalance between teeth and arch size, periodontal disease or bad habits like finger sucking and tongue thrusting.

Floss Picks and Floss Holders

What is the difference between floss picks and floss holders and how to use it for your oral hygiene routines.


The orthopantomogram is a dental full mouth x-ray showing a two-dimensional picture of the jaws, sinuses and temporomandibular joints. It is also known as panoramic x-ray, full mouth x-ray, panoral or panorex.

How to Use Interdental Brushes

What are the interdental brushes? Step by step guide on how to use an interdental brush.

Thumb Sucking Appliances

Dental appliances used to remove the bad habit of thumb sucking

How to floss with braces on?

Tips on how to floss your teeth if you have braces on.


The condition of having abnormally small teeth is called microdontia. It may affect one or more teeth in the dentition.

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