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Should dentists place a thyroid shield apron when taking dental x-rays?

Lead aprons are used as a protective shield to the thyroid gland and reproductive organs when taking radiographs in everyday dentistry.

Dental practices around the world accepting Dentacoin and cryptocurrency

A list of the dental practices and dentists by countries accepting Dentacoin and cryptocurrencies

Dentacoin - the dental cryptocurrency

Dentacoin (DCN) is a decentralized blockchain cryptocurrency designed for the dental niche. It is an Ethereum-based token that cannot be mined. Currently there are 325,226,613,094 Dentacoins.

Why have a root canal treatment on a baby tooth and not extract the tooth?

You should always opt out to save your child's baby tooth and ensure the adult teeth will erupt on the correct place in the right time.

Trench mouth - acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (ANUG)

Trench mouth is also known as Vincent stomatitis or acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis - ANUG. It is an acute inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria. It has a sudden start and is characterized by swollen, painful and bleeding gums and ulcers on the attached gingiva.

What is the difference between hyperdontia, hypodontia, oligodontia and anodontia?

Hyperdontia is having supernumerary (extra) teeth. Hypodontia is having less teeth than normal. Oligodontia is missing 6 or more teeth. Anodontia is a dental condition of having no teeth at all.

Facial exercises - face yoga and facial fitness

Face yoga involves facial exercises of the entire face, scalp and neck. In simple words it is a natural face lift - work out for the facial muscles aiming at keeping the muscle tone.

What is Boil and Bite Mouthguard?

Bite and boil mouthguard, also known as boil-and-bite splint, is a protective intraoral appliance that covers the teeth and gums.

What is a tongue print?

The tongue print defines the shape, size and texture of the tongue. Like fingerprints, the tongue wrinkles, ridges, marks and fissures are unique for every individual.

Best Dentist Jokes Ever!

Dental jokes and funny stories about dentists, dental hygienists and all the people in the dental industry.

Rely X Ultimate dual cure resin cement

Rely X Ultimate is a dental cement used to bond permanent restorations like crowns, bridges and dental posts.

AH Plus Endodontic Root Canal Sealer

AH+ root canal sealer is a two-component paste used in endodontic treatments to obturate the root canal space. AH plus is radiopaque and biocompatible

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