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Lies and Mendacity in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" - Lies and Mendacity run rampant in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. They help keep the play going and keep it interesting. The play shows us the lies that people tell themselves and other instead of the truth that is hard to accept but must be said. The entire family is involved with lies to Big Daddy and Big Momma, as are the doctors. They tell them that Big Daddy does not have cancer, but only a spastic colon. Brick lies to himself about his feelings for Skipper until Big Daddy forces him to face it. He then understands that he is upset about the way his clean friendship has been misinterpreted....   [tags: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof] 276 words
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My First Visit to the Dentist - My First Visit to the Dentist One of my earliest memories is going out with my mum to visit the dentist. It was half past two on a bright, cheery day in spring. Being only five years old, I was convinced by my mom to visit the dentist and check out my then milk teeth. Boy was I excited. I wasn’t so sure what a “dentist” was. I only knew that I was a truly ‘brave and courageous’ boy, according to my mum, to agree so readily to the trip. On the way to the dentist, my stomach grumbled suddenly....   [tags: Papers] 364 words
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Heritage in Alice Walker's Everyday Use - Most families have some piece of jewelry, furniture, or other symbolic collectible that is passed through many generations. These things often remind a person of a beloved grandparent or great-grandparent and are seen as priceless. In Alice Walker's "Everyday Use," the family heirloom, a couple of hand sewn quilts, represents the family members' emotions concerning their heritage. Dee, the older sister, wants to hang the quilts on a wall and view her culture from a distance. In fact she even seems ashamed of her family situation....   [tags: Free Essays] 392 words
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings In the autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the main character Marguerite, also known as Maya is influenced a great deal by those around her. Throughout her young life, Maya watches and learns from her older brother Bailey, as well as her guardian and grandmother, Annie Henderson to whom Maya and Bailey refer as “Momma”. Though later in her preteen and adolescent years, Maya finds refuge in the strength and intelligence of Ms. Bertha Flowers and in high school Maya grows to respect and admire a teacher, Miss Kirwin, except for the sporadic presence of Maya’s Mother, Vivian Baxter, Maya most heavily depends on Bailey, Momma Henderson, and Ms....   [tags: Free Essays] 399 words
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Themes of Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt - There are several themes in the story Dicey?s Song by Cynthia Voigt. Some examples of them are the attraction of the unusual, the connection between reaching out and receiving, letting go by holding on and holding on by letting go, which all play an important role in this novel. The attraction of the unusual would refer to the appreciation of others to Dicey and her unusual ways. Dicey was used to rejecting the conventional and breaking traditional roles. She was annoyed with the predictability and shallowness of her classmates and others around her....   [tags: essays research papers] 410 words
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Dentist Admissions Essay: Changing the World One Gum at a Time - Changing the World One Gum at a Time My college plans include attending a two-year college and then pursing a degree in dental hygiene. I believe that I will have a great opportunity to give back to my community with my chosen career. As a dental hygienist, there would be many ways to help young and old alike. The time that I would volunteer would enable me to become more involved in the life of our community. Our community usually has a small health fair sponsored by our local hospital....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 412 words
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braces Suck! - "Braces Suck!" One out of three children or teenagers will have to live, at one point, as a prisoner of their own dentist. Teenagers are faced with zit and acne wars during the stages of puberty and braces add additional torture to this already hellish time to both parent and child. A life with braces is far more embarrassing, painful, and expensive than living with buck-teeth, gaps, or overlapping teeth. Mental scars remain long after cuts and bloody sores in the mouth have healed....   [tags: essays research papers] 460 words
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Valedictorian Speech - First of all I would like to congratulate my fellow classmates Hello my name is Sarah and I am very proud to say I am valedictorian of this program. When I first started classes at this college I was afraid I wasn’t even going to pass let alone be standing here today. It had been a long time since I sat in a class room. I thought I was too old to go back to school. But I was wrong. Coming to this school has been one of the most fulfilling decisions I have made in my life. When I am at home watching tv and a commercial for this college comes on my 4 year old will start yelling that my momma’s college with a big smile on his face it makes me feel proud to be a part of this class....   [tags: essays research papers] 461 words
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A Career in Dentistry - The career that I have chosen for my future is to become a dentist. Become a dentist is one of my biggest dreams, because is something that I always wanted to be since I was a child. There are a lot of advantages of becoming a dentist that I really love about this career. Firstly there are a lot of opportunities of getting a good job, also be able to help others with their dental care, earn good money, and have a flexible schedule. Become a dentists is something that I really want, because it can give me a lot of opportunities that I really want to have in a career....   [tags: Career Goals] 477 words
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - In the autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the main character Marguerite Johnson, is influenced by a preponderance of characters including Bailey Jr. , Momma Henderson, and Mrs. Bertha Flowers. One of the primary influences is her older brother, Bailey Jr.. Momma, or Annie Henderson, the parental grandmother, also plays an important role for Maya. Additionally, Mrs. Flowers, the black aristocrat of Stamps, saves Maya during an especially difficult time. All in all, these three characters act as important role models in the development of Marguerite through her juvenile years....   [tags: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings] 500 words
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Case Study of the 4 D's of Negligence - A dentist fits several children with braces. The children are regular patients of the dentist. The results for some of the patients turn out to be unacceptable and damaging. There are children who have developed gum infections due to improperly tightened braces. Some mistakenly had their permanent teeth removed, while others have misaligned bites. A local attorney becomes aware of these incidences, looks further into it, and realizes the dentist has not been properly trained and holds no legal license to practice dentistry or orthodontics....   [tags: duty, dereliction, cause, damage]
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Storm the Battlefronts - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Storm the Battlefronts I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings  Maya Angelou's novel is a classic tale of growing up black in the American South in the 1930s and 40s. Even though Marguerite's and her brother Bailey's childhood and early youth are probably far from typical for the average black family of that time, the book nonetheless can be read as a parable of what it meant and still means to be a black person in an overwhelmingly white society. The story is told from a "black" point of view and is thus a more "politically correct" representation of race relationship and prejudice than Harper Lee's equally famous To Kill a Mockingbird....   [tags: Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Essays] 523 words
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Values, Beliefs, and Medicine - In the medical field, there are many ethical dilemmas that a person could face. One of the major dilemmas in the medical field comes from being a doctor. While attending to a patient/ client the doctor may not know the best treatment or course of action to take because of the many options there could be. The values and beliefs of a doctor can’t interfere with the treatment of a patient/client. Their job is to be honest, benevolent, respectful, and to maintain confidentiality of the patient/client....   [tags: Medical Ethics] 540 words
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To Serve Others through Dentistry - To Serve Others through Dentistry My interest in dentistry is a result of a sincere interest in the profession as well as a strong belief that my personal qualities will allow me to contribute to the well-being of others. My observations of dentists at work, my interest in thier manual skills, and my strong desire for service work have lead me to choose dentistry. My broad but science-centered academic background is health-related, which will help me succeed in a dental program. Dentistry depends on communication skills, patience, and tolerance of individuals' differences which I think are my strong points....   [tags: Dentistry Admissions Essays] 547 words
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The Necessity of Routine Dental Examinations - ... Bacteria quickly multiply inside the mouth from food and beverage debris between teeth and near gum tissue. One of the best ways to remove debris is by flossing teeth each evening. A dentist can perform a tooth cleaning procedure or treat inflamed gums to reduce the incidence of halitosis. Teeth Whitening As people age, their teeth often develop discolorations from medications, smoking or food. Teeth whitening or bleaching procedures performed by a dentist are a highly effective way to improve the appearance of an individual’s smile....   [tags: oral health, teeth, gums] 556 words
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About the Drunk and the Cook - About a Drunk My story begins in the suburbs of Cerenity, Kansas. A town that was so organized, with every lawn carefully trimmed, and each street practically glimmering, you would never suspect the mess that is the Hubbard house. In this one house there was a drunk, a maniac, a genius, and a bastard. And those were just boys. The girls were worse, they were sneakier and craftier. The mom was always getting pregnant and always cooking something. The twins were obsessed with fire and the youngest was a thief....   [tags: house, town, love, mother, father] 557 words
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Point of View in Everyday Use by Alice Walker - Point of View in "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker Point of view is described as the perspective from which a story is told (Literature, G25). In the story "Everyday Use" the point of view is that of first person narrator or major character. The story is told by the mother in the story. The theme of this story is that of a mother who is trying to cope with changing times and two daughters who are completely different. Having the story told from momma's point of view helps to reveal how momma feels about herself and how she defines her daughters Dee and Maggie....   [tags: American Literature] 559 words
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Case Study: Hygienist in the Middle Evaluated - ... 42). By instructing the dental hygienist to perform only a standard scaling, as opposed to scaling and root planing or other non-surgical periodontal treatments, the dentist failed to uphold this principle. Although it may be argued that to perform scaling and root planing would be unnecessary removal of surface cementum, and therefore still uphold this principle by not inflicting harm (Beemsterboer, 2010, p. 42). He also failed to uphold the principle of beneficence. Several actions could have been taken to further evaluate the condition of the patient, such as prescribing diagnostic radiographs....   [tags: dentist, patient, periodontal disease]
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Differences Between Types of Mouth Guards - ... This is made inside a dental office after the assistant and or dentist make a mold of your teeth and mouth. This one does take more time and is more costly than the others just because it is made in the office. This guard is the most durable and will provide the most protection against injuries, due to that it is custom made to your mouth. Mouth guards can have many uses. They are used in sports such as; basketball, football, soccer, rugby, wrestling, boxing, and hockey. Any contact sport, doctors and dentist as well as coaches require a mouth guard for safety reasons....   [tags: bite, protection, dentistry ]
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I had a Dream - ... Then, my parents had me draw a picture of them when bright, new color pencils. They told me that they were in the picture and as long as I had it, I would always feel their presence. I wasn’t scared anymore. I had my parents in my pocket. The ride to school was exciting and eventful. I was the kind of kid who loved to be around others and make new friends. A timid, bashful looking girl named Julie, who was a grade above me, sat next to me through the trip. While all the other kids cried, our acquaintance grew into a friendship....   [tags: personal narrative] 568 words
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou - As a black woman in the 1930's and the 1940's, little power or ever respect was given. There had been no civil rights movement and Jim Crow laws and segregation were still in effect. Blacks, in general, especially women, were not given a felicitous education because it was illegal to acquire or obtain books during that time period. Maya Angelou's autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, was deeply shaped of her coming of age during the depression that caused her separation, the racism and discrimination she experienced living in the south, and the abuse she endured which formed her discernment of men....   [tags: race, abuse, discrimination]
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Let's Play Ball - ... It's just impossible to see anything out there when it starts gettin' dark, ya know?" Jimmy was talking with food in his mouth, but she could understand enough to figure out what he was saying. "Yeah I know what you mean, but until there's electricity on that field you're stuck playin' in that hot sun all day and comin' home when it starts gettin' dark sweetie," she said with a half smile. She knew how much it bothered Jimmy and Noah that they couldn't have a lit field at night like the boys in the big cities, but there was simply nothing she could do about it....   [tags: personal narrative] 597 words
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The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde - ... In todays world and society, with ads blaring and people whining all over the place, it is beyond measure at how easily it is to loose who you really are. for example, you learn growing up through your childhood, the pre-teen years, and teen years, that you really like to play paintball. In fact, you become really good and go on throughout your high school years playing and making a name for yourself. however, there will come a time when your parents and schools will start telling you that you need to start looking for a college, to find a degree, to continue pursuing a higher education....   [tags: dentist, false impression] 600 words
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My Father's Grand Opening - The day I entered my father’s grand opening to his new business, I was overwhelmed with the diverse crowd that surrounded the party. As the party started, I was introduced to everyone as the owner’s daughter; everyone seemed normal to me; however I met this gentleman whose smile captivated my attention. It turned out that he is a well known and very established Professor at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine., I started talking to him regarding the dental school, as I was planning my future in regards to what I should be doing, in terms of a health care career, whether it was medicine, dentistry, optometry or medical research....   [tags: career, ] 603 words
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Personal Story about Alcoholism - Luden Sorrells What is it about the smell of whisky that soothes a man’s soul. Recently I went to visit my family, the Robert’s, in the mountains of North Carolina. The first thing I did when I stepped out of the car was try and smell that glorious aroma. My name is Luden Sorrells. Better known back home as Uncle Luden. I have what some might call a monarch reputation as a drinking man. I moved away from home at the age of sixteen and headed toward California on my motorcycle. Although I’ve been there for years, the scenery just doesn’t compare to my hometown....   [tags: essays research papers] 603 words
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Everyday Use - Everyday Use When we meet our narrator, the mother of Maggie and Dee, she is waiting in the yard with Maggie for Dee to visit. The mother takes simple pleasure in such a pleasant place where, "anyone can come back and look up at the elm tree and wait for the breezes that never come inside the house." (Walker 383) This is her basic attitude, the simple everyday pleasures that have nothing to do with great ideas, cultural heritage or family or racial histories. She later reveals to us that she is even more the rough rural woman since she, "can kill and clean a hog as mercilessly as a man." (Walker 383) Hardly a woman one would expect to have much patience with hanging historical quilts on...   [tags: American Literature] 623 words
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Dentist - The Trip to the Dentist Office Thinking to myself, is there any way I could jolt back in my car and head back for home, I enter the tall thin tan colored brick building and walk over to the elevator, hoping that the last half hour of scrubbing my teeth to death pays off. Nervously, I push the up button and patiently wait. The elevator door promptly opens and I am engulfed, the door closes, up I go. Once on the second floor, I exit the elevator and immediately I can smell the mixture of the wintergreen flavored tooth paste and the overwhelming aroma of bleach out in the hall, along with the sound of the teeth grinding drills which gives, no longer the feeling of the dentist office b...   [tags: essays research papers] 636 words
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Why I Choose to Go to Dental School - ... Life moved on, I did not get my teeth aligned and I learned to cope with my crooked teeth.I tried to compensate for my crooked teeth by being an exceptional student. I possessed a strong voice so I took pleasure in reading out loud in class. I truly enjoyed participating in class, until my teeth became the focus of jokes. I was distraught. The more outgoing I became the more people began to stare and make comments about my teeth. I soon developed a speech problem and became afraid to open my mouth to speak....   [tags: problems, self-esteem, social, expense] 637 words
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Public Health Initiatives to Encourage Oral and Dental Health Education - ... The group then has to agree to everything as one, so often, one or more will not be satisfied further creating another problem in its own. Patients who have dental insurance pay a high premium and the insurance coverage is minimal to what is often required for treatment of oral care. The field of Dentistry has experienced several technological improvements in the past few decades. Examples include wide use of tooth-colored and all-ceramic or zirconium crowns. These developments might have simplified the care conveyance procedure but elevate the overall expenses, and are often not covered with dental insurance....   [tags: dentistry, health care policies] 642 words
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The Awesome Power of Dentistry on Health - ... Afterward, the patient beamed with a glorious new smile. I always took special note of how an improved image in the mirror had such an amazingly positive impact upon a person’s happiness, confidence and psychological health. My dental education insisted on clinical excellence but also urged me to think about how I could use dentistry to improve public health. So, on the one hand I sought out knowledge beyond the information covered in the traditional syllabus by exploring oral cancers and surgeries....   [tags: happiness, confidence, psychological health] 647 words
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The Waiting Room- Creative Writing - The waiting room was still and quiet except for the hypnotic tick of the old plastic clock hanging on the wall. A smell evoking images of latex gloves and mouthwash hung in the air, as the dentist worked behind the closed door. The little boy across the room fidgeted uncontrollably while his mother chose to ignore it. Her face was drawn and pale. Her hands were placed on top of her lap and she wrung them continuously. She wore baggy red patterned trousers, a multi-coloured striped jumper and on her head was a faded red bandana, firmly sealed over a mass of scruffy brown curls....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 649 words
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Family Struggles in a Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry - ... The inability to pursue their dream and utter lack of fulfillment influence the two main characters, Ruth and Walter, differently. In Ruth, the impact is subtle. Unlike the her husband she is does not loudly voice her opinions and thoughts. Ruth often serves as a mediating presence and has a quieter air about her. Nonetheless, Ruth too feels the hopelessness of her situation. The fact that her son sleeps on the coach in the living room each night and that she cannot change the situation bothers Ruth....   [tags: Desperation, Frustration]
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The Significance of Motherhood Throughout I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou - ... Freeman. Here, Maya considers the aspect of strength as one of the pillars of motherhood and she persists with it despite her doubts and fears as a young woman. When she goes back to Momma’s house after Mr. Freeman’s death, she experiences the strength of her grandmother in helping her to overcome her silence. Other than just observing others, Maya also encountered motherhood first-hand towards the end of her book. Her first impression was that it was a proof of her womanhood. Previously she had doubted herself to the point of asking her mother if she may be a lesbian....   [tags: assurance, strength, rape]
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The Invasion of Poland by the Germans - The Invasion of Poland by the Germans Creative piece She had heard footsteps on the top floor. They sounded like heavy boots stamping all the time. She had been in this situation before. Who would have known a 16-year-old girl had escaped the ghetto that she was put in. The Germans have taken away her identity and just have given her a number. That's all she was to them, just a number. She had lived in Poland. When Germany invaded Poland, her parents took her and fled, but they were caught and taken to the ghetto....   [tags: Papers] 667 words
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The Desert Cat - Original Writing - The Desert Cat - Original Writing Mia skipped along the lush green grass from the fields to the village, gently springing her arms out wide so she tickled the old oak tree, Hind. The air was moist, perfect conditions in the sweltering heat, and the corn looked ripe and golden, just right and ready for the harvesting season. Papa and Momma would be ecstatic. Mia gently wondered along home towards the clay houses, built near the hilly areas of Basra. She stopped near the young stream and picked up a small stick slashing at the overgrown grass cutting down the job for Papa and Momma....   [tags: Papers] 677 words
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Neuro-Circulatory Disease Analysis - ... Varicose veins are 30-60% more common to occur in woman than men. Patients that have varicose veins tend to complain of pain. Most patients have described this pain as cramping or aching that affects their legs. Some forms of treatments are to where support stockings that properly fit. Another way to treat varicose veins is to have good hygiene, to work on weight loss if it is needed, and to even start walking more frequently. The best way to keep the body from having any issues with anything dealing with musculoskeletal disorders is to practice proper ergonomics in dental associates....   [tags: musculoskeletal disorders, flat feet, ergonomics]
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Dentist Career - Dentist Career Dentistry is a career in healthcare that works in the mouth. Dentists are trained to diagnose, prevent, and treat various problems associated with teeth and mouth tissue. It is the job of the dentist to be fully aware of different types of dental problems and be able to recognize those problems through analyzing x-rays, as well as visual variation between individual mouths. The primary focus of dental care is to teach prevention to its patients of how to prevent gum disease, tooth loss, etc....   [tags: miscellaneuos]
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A Trip to the Dentist's Office - A Trip to the Dentist's Office The phone rings, and I answer, “Thank you for calling Enterprise, how may I help you?” The voice on the other end asks for Andrea, and I reply, “This is she.” The voice says she is calling to remind me of my 11:00 AM dental appointment. I sigh and tell her I will be there on time. I enter the brick building and walk over to the elevator; I push the up button and patiently wait. The elevator door promptly opens, and I get in. I push the button with a number two on it, and the doors close… up I go....   [tags: Personal Narratives Descriptive Essays] 690 words
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Musculoskeletal Disorder of the Lower Back - ... In the prevention of work related MSD Ergonomics is the primary goal. Sitting in an uncomfortable position can be a great contribute to the MSD factor. In dentistry there a way to minimize the position that may also be a factor to the MSD and that is called Four handed dentistry. In the office four handed dentistry is what most would say is the best or more ergonomically favorable way to provide dental service because it also speeds up the process of the dental procedure. When working in dentistry sitting is mostly the position that the dental assistant or the operator (Dentist) will be in when working on a patient, it is okay to alternate between standing and sitting as this can be a...   [tags: back pain, musculoskeletal disorder, dentistry]
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Root Canal Treatment - The inferior alveolar nerve block is the most frequently used injection technique for achieving local anesthesia in root canal treatment of mandibular teeth. During root canal treatment, profound pulpal anesthesia must be achieved for both patient benefit and making the procedure less stressful for the dentist. The inferior alveolar nerve block has been shown to fail in 44% to 81% of the time (1). This failure could be attributed to several reasons, like anatomical variation of the nerve, decreased local pH, activation of nociceptors like tetrodotoxin, capsaicin-sensitive, transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1 channels (TRPV1 ) MEDIATORS OF PULP INFLAMMATION Inflammatory changes wit...   [tags: anesthesia, patient, procedure, dentist, nerve] 715 words
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Crafting a Smile: I Want to Be a Dentist - I vividly recall my interest in artwork as a child, playing with modelling clay in hopes of crafting something beautiful. I used to create small pieces of art by carving a bar of soap, such as a fish. Executing such patterns while concurrently employing my mind and hands both thrilled me and complimented my detail attentive persona. With a dream of carving a beautiful smile and to make a difference in someone’s life, I joined Sri Ramachandra University, a premier medical school in south India renowned for its dental program....   [tags: Sri Ramachandra University, career choices] 716 words
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Three primary problems “cage” Maya Angelou in her autobiographical book I Know why the Caged Bird Sings. The most pressing of these issues was probably the fact that Maya lived in the highly segregated south. Another factor of her imprisonment was because Maya, also known as Marguerite, was a social outcast, with very few friends other then relatives. Finally, the main character was entrapped because of her unusual sexual exposure. Over all, the highly segregated life she led, her exclusion socially, and her sexual experience caught Ms....   [tags: essays research papers] 722 words
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College Admissions Essay: Remembering Mom - Remembering Mom The memory of that Christmas Eve years ago still lingers in my mind. Who would have known that a simple candle made of wax and wick would change my way of thinking forever... Christmas Eve was a special time for Momma and Poppa. Even though there never was enough money to go down to the neighborhood stores to buy presents, Momma and Poppa always made sure I had one present on Christmas morning. In years past I had received a doll made from worn out clothing, with a painted face and hair of yarn....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 728 words
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AIDS and Healthcare Workers - The case of Doctor David Acer and his HIV infected patients reads as a question of ethical and legal dilemmas as well as a murder mystery. According to authorities, Dr. Acer either knowingly or unknowingly infected five of his patients with the strain of the AIDS virus he himself was infected with (Altman, 1993). Whether or not Dr. Acer was guilty of intentionally infecting his patients is not able to be answered beyond any reasonable doubt, however the ethical questions it presents merit discussion....   [tags: HIV, ethics, homosexuals]
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I Choose Dentistry as My Career - ... Active participation in some paper presentations, conferences and seminars remarkably forested my professional skills. Excellent education and the grinding schedule of internship gave me great confidence in my talents, with which I started shadowing Dr.H.S.Wazir, a Prosthodontist. Soon I was assisting him with complex procedures like implants and multiple units fixed prosthetics. After I finished my graduation, I joined as a Demonstrator at G.N.D Dental College & Research Institute. During this period I trained new students and shared my experiences & knowledge with them....   [tags: statement of purpose] 737 words
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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln - ... Lincoln obviously received guns, considering that he was the commander in cheife, he personally test fired weapons outside of the White House. As I said Lincoln was the commander in chief and he was the chief when the Civil War broke out. Lincoln did not move to Illinoise until he was 21 so he stayed in Kentucky throughout his childhood. His mom died when he was 9, she died of what people called a “milk disease”. When Lincoln was running the White House he never slept in his own bed in the White House, he said “He never thought it was ‘good hygene’ to do that”....   [tags: conspiracy theories] 743 words
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I Want to Become a Dentist - ... I wanted to study hard and learn something new because it will help me throughtout the future. If I am in home, I always read science fiction or nonfiction books in my quiet room. Most people can tell that I like to work alone because some people are lazy and let me do all the work which I hate the most. Science, mathamics, reading books, and experiences could lead me to believe that I will enjoy being a dentist. The main responsibility of a dentist is to provide oral care to his patients. For example, dentists who providing to take care on tooth, gum, and mouth....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices] 747 words
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Momma’s Decision in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - ... Stamps, Arkansas is located in the deep south, and in Angelou’s childhood she was constantly surrounded by segregation and racism all around her. The segregation in Angelou’s hometown was so complete that for a very many years she had never seem a white person. The discrimination in this town also very high and Momma believed that the children should not be raised in this harmful environment. This contention influenced Momma greatly because she believed that in the larger cities the discrimination would be lessened....   [tags: foster care, angelou, family]
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