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.

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

MindMap | Evidence-Based Dentistry

Evidence-based dentistry (EBD) integrates the dentist’s clinical expertise, the patient’s needs and preferences, and the most current, clinically relevant evidence. All three are part of the decision-making process for patient care. (ADA) In this MindMap, you will have an overview of …

08-23-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Health Informatics Vs. Health Information Management

Health Informatics Vs. Health Information Management

Health informatics and health information management are two interactive fields. Many thinks that they might be used interchangeably. In fact, both are two separate disciplines. Health informatics is an interdisciplinary field that primarily aims …

08-14-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

MindMap | Determining Diagnostic Test Quality

Determining Diagnostic Test Quality

Understanding the diagnostic quality of laboratory testing is essential for proper diagnosis. Sensitivity and specificity provide estimates of how well a particular test is. Positive and negative predictive values intend to measure the test …

07-20-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Translational Research

Translational research refers to translate scientific findings into practical setting. It is classified into T1 and T2 researches. T1 research refers to apply findings from laboratory into clinical studies that involve human subjects and often defined as “bench-to-bedside”. T2 research …

07-14-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »

Is MERS-CoV Dentophobic?

Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV) is an emerging pathogen that causes severe respiratory tract illness. All confirmed cases are linked to residence in or recent traveling to the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia reported the highest frequency …

07-08-2014 | General | 0 comment Read More »