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The Power of a Hashtag “#”

We would like to invite to participate in our social discussion regarding the development of dental services in Saudi Arabia. Our discussion platform is Twitter where we have suggested the Arabic hashtag (  تطوير_طب_الأسنان# )to make it …

05-09-2015 | General | 0 comment Read More »

MindMap | Classification of Sharpey’s Fibers

Sherpey’s fibers are the terminal ends of principal fibers of the periodontal ligament that insert into the cementum and the periosteum of the alveolar bone. It acts as buffer medium against stress.  Sharpey’s fibres in the primary acellular …

04-07-2015 | General | 0 comment Read More »

MindMap | Classification of Hypersensitivity Reactions

Gell and Goombs described four types of hypersensitivity reactions. Understanding each type of hypersensitivity is essential for proper management. Our current mindmap highlights the four types and how they develop.

 

Link to Mindmap:

http://www.mindmeister.com/507645289/classification-of-hypersensitivity-reactions

02-14-2015 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Personalized Dental Medicine … A Call for a Change

Personalized Dental Medicine

Personalized medicine is receiving an increasing global attention and interest from scientific communities. It relies on understanding genomic structure of individuals which allows for establishing proper treatment planning. Personalized dental medicine is a hot topic …

01-10-2015 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Endodontic Apical Plug

Dr. Mohammed Alshehry, a graduate of College of Dentistry,  King Saudi University and  Consultant of Implant and Restorative Dentistry has invented the Endodontic Apical Plug which is about a tool for filling root canals to prevent the passage of …

Mindmap | Ledge!

Endodontic mishaps or procedural accidents are unfortunate occurrences that can occur during treatment. Some might be due to inattention to detail, whereas others are unpredictable. Failure to grasp the rationale behind cleaning and shaping concepts can increase the occurrence of needless …

12-01-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

4D Printing and Dentistry

Restorative/ prosthetic treatment planning is a complex task, where several biological, physical, chemical, and financial factors interact. Dentists understand that despite the restoration quality, they have to face the challenge of restoration failure, post-operative sensitivity, and …

10-24-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Barber Job!

Those who fail to understand the history usually fail to understand the present and fail to plan the future. Professionals who understand the history of their profession tend to appreciate their career and contribute in advancing the wheel of knowledge. Yet, …

10-14-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Mindmap | Incidence vs. Prevalence

 

Incidence and prevalence measure the extent of a disease in a population. Both terms are often used interchangeably. However, they are not similar . Incidence provides information about change in status from non-diseased to diseased and limited to …

10-07-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Management of Hypoglycemia in Dental Setting

The key factor for successful management of medical emergencies in dental setting is the ability to recognize early signs. Dental professionals should be equipped with proper knowledge and training to react in cases of emergencies.

Dental …

09-04-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »