Posted: September 07, 2022Views: 94
Root canal therapy mainly comprises steps like microbial control, cleaning and shaping, and effective sealing of the root canal system. The success of these steps depends on the execution of the final step i.e. the endodontic filling material as they are placed in vital tissues in the body. The main component of root canal filling material is the core material gutta-percha and the sealer to coat it. The root canal sealer fills the interface between the core and the dentin wall, the voids, and the accessory canals thus giving a tight seal.
Ideal properties of a root canal sealer:
- The root canal sealer should be capable of creating a bond between the core material and the dentin thus preventing leakage.
- It should be non-toxic
- It should have a positive effect on the healing of periapical
Posted: July 28, 2022Views: 161
Opening a new dental clinic can be a tedious task. As in most industries, the most important role is of right tools to work with, same is applicable to dentistry. The right instruments are a key for successful dental practice. If you have all the necessary instruments, you can provide a safe and pleasant experience to your patients. People generally have a fear of visiting dentist, but if they are welcomed with clean, sterile instruments, their anxiety can surely be reduced.
There are so many things to buy for a new dental clinic setup. Staring from equipment to material and infrastructure. You will have to make an exhaustive list out of which the dental instruments list is too huge. As there are so many brands and so many instruments available in the market, the confusion just increases. The type of instruments required depends on what type of clinic a person is planning to open. For example,
Posted: July 28, 2022Views: 637
Maintaining a healthy smile means more than simply brushing and flossing every day. Even with the utmost care taken, cavities or decay are very commonly seen in patients and these can be restored easily with help of Dental Composites. Dental composites are highly aesthetic materials and if properly matched with the tooth, give a natural tooth-like appearance.
How are Dental composites used?
Dental composites are mainly used to fill in the cavities, but they can also be used to improve the appearance of discoloured or misshaped teeth. It is applied in layers, with a specialized light used to harden each layer, which
Posted: July 27, 2022Views: 382
Effective infection control is mandatory to reduce the potential of disease transmission during any dental treatment. A large number of disinfectants are available on market but that is not sufficient for complete sterilization. The main aim is to keep the instruments untouched once they have been autoclaved so that, they can be directly used for patients.
Purpose of UV Disinfection:
In daily dental practice, ultraviolet germicidal radiation is used to assure maximum safety of reusable dental instruments as an additional step in the infection control process following sterilization. In a dental practice, the use of a UV dental cabinet gives extra assurance to the patients too, knowing that extra precautions are being taken to safeguard their dental health, also reduces the possibility of cross-contamination.
Posted: June 30, 2022Views: 99
The complexities of the oral environment are obstacles present to the restorative procedures starting from diagnosis till the final treatment is done. In order to minimize the trauma to these surrounding structures and to provide comfort to the patient, the clinicians need to isolate the tooth before moving forward with any dental surgical procedure. While performing any operative procedure, the isolation of the surgical site is imperative.
When any dental procedure is done without proper isolation, the dentist may face several issues as follows:
- The intervention of excessive saliva in the tooth
- Compromising the visibility of the operative field
- The intervention of blood and other oral
Posted: June 29, 2022Views: 218
Patient safety is always a priority of any dentist. Dental practices are changing the way they operate to avoid cross-contamination. The main dental procedure which causes this kind of contamination is aerosol production. There is no such thing as a miracle handpiece that generates zero aerosols. However, there are many options in terms of choosing the best handpiece which meets all your needs and at the same time produces less aerosol. In these handpieces, the Anti-Retraction Valve (ARV) plays a very important role in dental use.
The risk involved if ARV technology is not used
A Handpiece without an anti-retraction valve may aspirate and expel the debris along with fluids during the dental procedure.
Posted: June 24, 2022Views: 356
Dental instruments are the basic tools required to provide treatment for patients during any dental operations. Various dental instruments are used by professionals for numerous procedures. Each instrument has a different role to play in dentistry & comes in a different shape and size and is designed as per the treatment to be performed.
These instruments can be broadly classified into categories like diagnostic instruments, filling instruments, polishing instruments, tooth removal instruments, surgical instruments, etc.
Advantages of using API Dental Instruments:
API is a four-decade-old name in Dental Industry. This company which had started as a small business has grown to become a vast family. They are a premier company
Posted: June 22, 2022Views: 54
Dental filling or restoration is the most common dental procedure in a dental clinic. It is the process to restore the functionality of the damaged or broken tooth while also improving the tooth’s strength to withstand the masticatory forces & maintain the filling material’s longevity inside the oral cavity.
Posted: June 18, 2022Views: 191
Glass ionomer cement (GIC) also known as a self-adhesive, tooth-coloured filling material was first made commercially available in 1976. It has derived its name as an acronym of major constituents i.e. aluminosilicate and polyacrylic acid. Earlier the material was slow setting with poor handling property. In recent years there has been tremendous improvement in its properties and hence it is indicated to be used for various treatments in dentistry.
Glass ionomer types of cements have an inherent ability to adhere to mineralized tissue and exhibit
Posted: June 16, 2022Views: 99
API Extraction Forceps Kits - making tooth extraction more effortless
Extraction forceps are the tools required to carry out all kinds of dental extractions. There is a wide range of forceps present according to the tooth which has to be removed. Using only forceps to remove a tooth isn’t always effective. In addition, there is a requirement for elevators and luxatome which can help in removing a tooth.
What are the advantages of these instruments?
These instruments are ergonomically designed according to the requirement, with a huge variety of differences in form, size, and shape. Treatment becomes easy if you have the correct instrument to work with. Treatment efficiency increases as well as it becomes painless for the patient. These instruments if used correctly do not damage any other soft tissue or tooth structure.
One such company providing a complete set of dental extraction instruments i