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The Career of a Dentist - ... To qualify for a license in most states, applicants must graduate from a accredited dental school and pass written and practical exams. Veterinarians would relate to being a dentist because a veterinarian diagnose, treat and research medical conditions and diseases of pets and other animals. Dentists must be detail oriented and patient in order to supply proper care to their patients. Good communication skills are great for a dentist to have as well, since they have to convert medical terms into words that their patient can understand....   [tags: professional opportunities]
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Analyses of a Career as a Dentist - Dentists are often thought of as people to be feared. Most people try to put off going to the dentist until their teeth hurt so much that they have no choice but to visit the feared dental office. Waiting for pain in the mouth or gums before visiting a dentist is one of the worst things a person can do. Paul J. Flaer, et al. observes, “Fear in approaching the dental visit may be generated by psychosocial factors such as history of bad experience(s) at the dentist and by the effect of poor representations of dental treatment in the media” (104)....   [tags: orthodontics, preventative dentistry, teeth]
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A Dentist or Dental Surgeon - ... After obtaining the Bachelor’s Degree that is usually a science major, an application to a Graduate Dental Program is required. Graduate school is usually four years and it is where students obtain clinical training as well. However, before becoming an accredited practitioner, dentists must meet licensing requirements that vary depending on states. A dentist has the opportunity to work in the military, hospital, and administrative or classroom setting where they can teach. Although most commonly dentists tend to work in an office with collaboration with another colleague....   [tags: career, diseases] 1775 words
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Comparing Careers as a Family Physician and a Dentist - This report explores similarities and contrasts between two career options within the medical field, family physician and dentistry. This study will give the researcher, potentially a prospect student in either of these fields, a chance to investigate and understand the benefits of these two careers in United States focusing on several criteria outlined in the paragraphs below. A family physician is also known by other titles like: Family Doctor, Doctor and Physician. They diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population....   [tags: Medical Research ]
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What does it Take to Become a Dentist - Dentistry Dentistry can be a wonderful career choice for someone who is interested in interacting with the public and cares about healthy teeth and gums; there are many job options for someone planning to enter this field such as dentist, orthodontist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, and dental lab technician. Dentistry is job that takes care of patient’s teeth. One of the tasks of a dentist job is drilling. It was first invented in the 7000 BC located in Indus Valley Civilization. Drilling was the first thing that was taught in Dentistry Career (History of Dentistry)....   [tags: career choices, opportunities]
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Crafting a Smile: I Want to Be a Dentist - ... I participated in numerous health camps organized by my college, which were primarily targeted towards people of low socio-economic order. Though I was able to provide basic oral prophylaxis and treatment to most patients, there were those with special needs and complex medical histories who required special hospice. Conversing with such individuals helped build my character by listening to their problems and revealing the traits necessary to earn their trust. It was during this time my desire for a career in general dental health got cemented....   [tags: Sri Ramachandra University, career choices] 716 words
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Momma, the Dentist, and Me by Maya Angelou - In her essay, “Momma, the Dentist, and me” Maya Angelou describe her insight in remembering an incident of racism. The incident refer to a time when a white dentist named Lincoln did not treat her tooth ace just for being colored “Niggah.” In America no one should be allowed to be a form of prisoner, because of their native skin color. Americans should be held accountable for their actions whenever a color person are in need of help their social life. There should be laws ordinances to prohibit persons from confronting -either verbally or physically -color people for not being a Caucasian person....   [tags: racism, prejudice]
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The Dentist's Office - The Dentist's Office Dr. Rust's Office, these three words echo throughout my head and I can't breathe. I sit in this awful discomforting place. My body shakes in terror and Suddenly I hear a soft comforting voice say my name, "Genna, Dr. Rust is ready to see you now." On the outside, I am smiling and happy, but on the inside, I scream in terror. Although I had been there and experienced that extreme pain many times before, I dreaded yet another visit to the dentist. Fifteen minutes ago I drove up to the old brick building in Delta, Colorado....   [tags: Descriptive Writing Examples, Observation] 1228 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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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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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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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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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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A Career in Dentistry - A career in Dentistry is my main goal in life. I want to pursue a career in Dentistry for many reasons. Being a Dentist, you get to aid people and make them feel better about themselves. I have the personal qualities to be a Dentist and know that I would be great at the job. I would look forward to going to work every day. Dentistry contains many tools and oral practices that I am not familiar with. It would be awesome to get to be familiar with the lifestyle of a Dentist. Someday, I might even be able to live their lifestyle....   [tags: oral practices, dentist]
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Doc Holliday: Wyat Earp's Ally - ... The coach had been robbed by cowboys, one of them being Bill Leonard. During the investigation of the robbery, Doc’s girlfriend at the time, Kate Elder, got into an argument, after which, she claimed Doc was part of the robbery. Because there was little evidence supporting the accusations, and because Kate was drunk and disorderly, the charges were dropped. To solve the robbery, Doc’s friend, Wyatt, made a deal with Ike Clanton to give up names in exchange for money. Ike accused Wyatt of telling Doc about the deal he made....   [tags: dentist & gun-slinging gambler]
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Oral Hygiene and Disease - Oral hygiene is an everyday part of life that people have to be mindful of. If time is taken each day, it can prevent a lot of negative health effects on mouths and bodies. People are taught the negative effects of not brushing teeth all of their lives. But do they really know all of the effects not brushing can truly have. Even if the goal is simply whiter teeth, people have to be aware of the repercussions of not having substantial oral hygiene regimens and practices. If the average person fails to keep up with what’s going on in their mouth, the bacteria that forms and builds up can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, and even heart issues....   [tags: Teeth, Dentist, Cavities]
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Seven Differents Jobs in Dental Occupations - “Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond,” (Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605). Living by this philosophy, I’ve decided that I want to become a dentist. When I made this decision, I knew absolutely nothing about what it was like to be a dentist, and the numerous jobs I could do as one. I thought that every dentist did the same thing, but boy was I wrong. Over the fifteen plus hours I spent shadowing my mentor, Dr. Victor Nitu, I learnt a lot of new stuff that has helped me narrow down what exactly I want to do as a dentist in the future....   [tags: dentist, teeth, dental test, endodontists]
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Statement of Purpose - ... It makes the job of a healthcare professional difficult than ever before. Therefore, I have decided to chart a career in the vast field of Public Health, which prompts me to pursue a Masters program at your prestigious university. The study of the biological sciences was tantalizing as I found myself passionately getting engrossed in it with every passing academic year. Subjects like human anatomy, physiology and microbiology have made me realize the significance of health and hygiene, especially the contribution of dental hygiene to human life....   [tags: health care, education, dentist] 756 words
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Techniques to Curb Dental Anxiety - Techniques to Curb Dental Anxiety The distinctive sound in the dentist's office coupled with its slightly sweet antiseptic smell has long been a source of anxiety for many people. Ask almost anyone and they will tell you stories much like the one of my grandmother, who was never given treatment for her pain. Instead, she was treated only with silver nitrate on the decayed areas to deaden the nerve endings. However this did not heal the decay. Perhaps instead they would tell of a time when their dentist, who had just received his new high-speed drill, insisted that there was no need for Novocaine....   [tags: Dentist Dentistry Papers]
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Root Canal Treatment - ... TTX is four times resistant to the blockade of lidocaine and moreover their expression is doubled in the presence of prostaglandins (4). Prostaglandins also act by sensitizing nerve endings to bradykinins and histamines which increases pain and tenderness during inflammation (3). HOT TOOTH Hot tooth generally refers to a tooth which has been diagnosed as irreversible pulpitis, with spontaneous, moderate to severe pain, and does not respond to local anaesthesia (2). IANB has a failure rate of 15% in patients with normal tissue (5) whereas it fails in 44-81% of teeth with irreversible pulpitis (6)....   [tags: anesthesia, patient, procedure, dentist, nerve] 715 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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Living in a Violent Society in Gang for a Day: A Rogue Socialist Takes to the Street by Sadhir Venkatesh - ... We are learning how to make a qualified questionnaires, how to collect date and train hired researchers, how to use software to deal with countless data, find the answer we need. But in which way can we solve the contradictions like why kids do not want to stay in school even the research says they might earn twenty-five percent more. In the book, Sudhir questioned: ‘I didn’t know anyone who was walking around talking to people, let alone gang members, in the ghetto’ or ‘No one here seems to have spent much time with the poor, but if you did, you would see that…’ (Venkatesh, 2009, p....   [tags: housing project, dentish, ghetto]
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The Push for Cone-Beam Computed Tomography - ... Traditionally an Orthodontist may need to look for himself, but with the digital images that Cone Beam Computed Tomography provides, all malocclusions and errors in the jaw can be seen so that the process can much more be quickly planned for. With this efficient, new system of planning, time that a person may need braces may be able to be significantly decreased because of the problems that could then be taken into account and found to help a person’s overall facial structure in ways never imagined....   [tags: dentistry, precision, exactness, dentists]
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Dental Implants Criteria - ... The patient should be motivated, have realistic expectations and be able and willing to care for the restoration after being discharged from hospital care.[9] Effect of smoking Several mechanisms have been proposed by which smoking may affect wound healing: (a) carbon monoxide released by cigarette smoke has a higher affinity for haemoglobin which reduces oxygenation of the healing tissues; (b) nicotine is vasoconstrictive which increases platelet aggregation and adhesiveness and thus further reduces blood flow; (c) the cytotoxic effects on fibroblasts and polymorphonuclear cells additionally disrupt cell repair and defence; and (d) wound healing is impaired leading to a higher complicat...   [tags: missing teeth, dentists, oral care]
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Case Study of the 4 D's of Negligence - ... The first component of the four D’s of negligence is duty. The dentist owed a duty of care to every one of his patients. Duty of care is a legal obligation a health care worker, in this case, the dentist, owes to their patient and, at times, non-patients. If actions or omissions within the scope of an orthodontist or dentist’s job could possibly cause harm to the patient, the patient is owed a duty of care. It can be proven the dentist has established a relationship with each of the patients by showing each patient has seen the dentist on more than one occasion, thus titling them as a regular....   [tags: duty, dereliction, cause, damage]
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The Causes and Effects of Microleakage in Posterior Composite Restorations; How Can Dentists Minimize these Phenomena - ... Group two: bleached without resin coating. Group three: immersed in artificial saliva with resin coating. Group four: immersed in artificial saliva without resin coating. A 28-day bleaching treatment using carbamide peroxide was then applied to the teeth. After bleaching, the teeth were soaked in 0.5% basic fuchsin dye for 24 hours. Microleakage was determined using dye penetration. Acid-etched & laser-treated restorations Eighteen extracted, caries-free third molars were used to study microleakage in laser-treated and acid-etched restorations.7 A class V cavity was prepared on the buccal and lingual surfaces of each tooth....   [tags: alternatives to amalagam restorations]
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The Causes and Effects of Micro-leakage in Posterior Composite Restorations; How Can Dentists Minimize These Phenomena - ... This is a surprising result because it is widely believed that marginal integrity plays an important role in preventing secondary caries by means of reducing micro-leakage. It may be the case that marginal integrity and micro-leakage are both contributing factors to the bond integrity; however, the results of the study suggest other factors are also important. Polishing An article written by Venturini et al. investigated the effects of immediate compared to delayed polishing on the degree of micro-leakage for micro-filled and hybrid resin composite restorations....   [tags: dentistry, dental health]
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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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Dentistry; A Sweet Toothed Career - Dentistry is an ancient, highly respectable career which requires team work and ambition to achieve the ultimate goal of becoming a dental doctor. My interest in dentistry started at a young age. I remember going to the dentist as a child and actually enjoying my visit due to the kind friendly employees. The thought of playing dentist and cleaning clients’ mouths seemed entertaining. After my visit I went home and pretended my little sister was my patient. She sat in a little chair outside while I pretended to be her dentist, the only difference was instead of rinsing her mouth with clean water, I used the water from the kiddy pool which had love bugs inside....   [tags: dental doctor, career]
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A Career of My Choosing - Everyone hopes to be something great when they grow up, whether it is a fairy princess, a rodeo cowboy, or a popular superhero. As long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a dentist. Through this discovery at a young age, I found it to be a career that would be suitable for me because it had seemed that I was always having something done in a dentist’s office. Remembering the many times I would have to go and sit in a reclining chair at the dentist’s office , getting teeth pulled, getting braces, or having my wisdom teeth removed....   [tags: Goals, Jobs, Adulthood] 1050 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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Pursuing a Career in Dentistry - Just a decade ago small dental clinics in India usually treated their patients without any anesthesia. My first visit to the dentist office was predictably painful: I had two of my primary teeth taken out without any anesthesia. I vowed never to return to a dentist’s office ever in my life. For the next ten years, my fear of being in pain prevented me from going to the dentist and my parents were no help since they did not believe in going to clinic for their own checkups. After moving to US, I was still reluctant to go to a dentist because of my initial fear....   [tags: Personal Experience] 958 words
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Why I Want to Study Dentistry - INTRODUCTION: Choosing a particular profession is one of the most important decisions that we take in our life. .In my opinion, I would like to focus on a career that is enjoyable, productive, creative and simultaneously allows you to work for the betterment of humanity. According to me, one of the most productive and fulfilling career that provides you various opportunities to help and promote humanity is that of a dentist. Dentistry gains magnificent attention in last some decades and so a huge percentage of people around the world and from US are devoting their life to this noble profession....   [tags: career choices, statement of purpose] 1333 words
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Studies, Careers, and Services in Dentistry - Studies, Careers, and Services in Dentistry Dentistry has informational background like other careers. It is a branch of healing and science dedicated to deliver oral health. (Explore Health Career) Being in this career, he or she will be an active health professional recommending opportunities to be successful. They will “Use the latest radiographic, computer-generated imaging, and other specialized diagnostic techniques to identify diseases of the teeth, supporting bone and gingival tissues, and other tissues in the oral cavity and head and neck,” quoted (Explore Health Career) They even “Use the latest radiographic, computer-generated imaging, and other specialized diagnostic techniques t...   [tags: dental profession, personal choices]
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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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Marquex, one of these days - Research Paper Marquez, “One of These Days” Gabriel Garica Marquez wrote “One of These Days” directly about the relationship between middle class and politicians. Marquez wrote this short story to try to tell his readers the reality of power and revenge among people. “One of These Days” would inspire those who are interested to learn more about politicians and how they handle their power, whether they take advantage of their power or not. The story relates to disadvantages and advantages between middle class and politicians....   [tags: essays research papers] 1127 words
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A Career in Dentistry - To a dentist the most important job is to “make a patient feel safe and provide them with the best care possible” (Fasbinder) There are many other factors to the job. It is imperative that a dentist assess any situation, use critical thinking, practice good judgment, listen to his/her patient, and lead his staff quickly and effectively. A dentist must look out for the patient above all else. Dentists must make a diagnosis, avert, and treat problems with teeth and oral tissue. When two dentists were questioned about their decision to enter the medical field, one stated, “Dentistry has been a part of my family for many generations my father was a dentist his father was a dentist and...   [tags: Dental Careers]
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Tooth Replacement Options - ... Using tobacco can also slow healing. Your dentist can help you decide whether implant treatment is a good option for you. What’s Involved. There are many different kinds of implants. Treatment can take only one day, or it can take several months, or somewhere in between. Your dentist can outline a treatment plan that is most likely to be successful for you. There are three general phases of implant treatment: 1. Placement of the implant: The dentist surgically places the implant into the jawbone....   [tags: dental care] 1110 words
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What Forensic Dentistry Encompasses - ... In addition to, this is one of the reasons that correct charting in a patient's chart is crucial because the information in the patient's chart is found to be extremely vital in helping to pinpoint who they the person is. Forensic dentistry predominately deals with three different fields of activity and those include civil, criminal, and research. The field of civil forensic dentistry deals with identifications of victims involved in mass disasters, identification of individuals involved in heavy physical destruction, malpractice, and fraud....   [tags: court, dead, teeth] 2038 words
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The Benefits of Mouth Guards - Mouth guards come in many different forms and ways. They are very versatile and can be used for many different uses for people. In this guide I will discuss the different type of mouth guards that are available. I will also be discussing the use of mouth guards, application of mouth guards, some of the risk as well as some of the benefits of them. I will talk about the background of the mouth guard, for example, how long they have been around and when they were introduced. Finally, I will discuss the basic information and other topics about the product....   [tags: health, dental care]
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The Case of Banning the Use of Dental Amalgam - Mercury is a unique and important element that has been used by humans since ancient times. Over the years, several combinations with mercury have been found for various uses such as; measuring devices, batteries and fluorescents, medicaments, as well as one of the most important uses dental amalgam. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), dental amalgam is a durable metal alloy composed of 50% mercury, 35% silver, 9% tin, and 6% copper, and trace amounts of zinc. The compound forms into a hard and stable substance....   [tags: Medical Research]
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Managing the Phobic Dental Patient - Introduction: We all fear pain and it’s a well-known reason for people to avoid seeing the dentist. Most end up having severe periodontal problems leading to loss of teeth. Approximately 4-11% people suffer from dental phobias and avoid seeking dental care at all costs. Many of them end up in emergency situations that require invasive procedures like extraction or pulpotomy, which further reinforces their phobia. What causes dental phobia. About 75% of such patients have had a bad childhood experience in a dentist's office....   [tags: Dental Anxiety]
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Importance of Intergrating Health Programs in Public Schools - Dental Screening Billy, a second grader, has missed several days of school. At the beginning of the year he was very attentive and one of the first children to turn in his school work. Now when he is at school, he cannot focus on his schoolwork or what the teacher is trying to teach the class. The teacher has noticed that Billy has been holding and rubbing the side of his face lately and occasionally it looks as if he is tearing up. When she asks him what is wrong, he says that his face hurts a little but he’s fine....   [tags: dental screening, children, dental cavities]
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Establishing Procedures for Delivery of Dental Services to Offenders - PURPOSE: To establish procedures for delivery of dental services to offenders. APPLICABILITY: Suffolk, South Bay Department of Corrections (DOC) facility dental clinic. POLICY: A Massachusetts-licensed dentist will provide and/or direct responsive, clinically appropriate emergency and urgent dental care to offenders. Access is accomplished via examination, referral, sick call, security, severity, time of day, staffing and offender cooperation and consent are taken into consideration....   [tags: teeth and gum health and treatment] 2034 words
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Oral Cancer - Oral cancer is a devastating disease. Over eight thousand American lives are taken by oral cancer and only a fourth of these patients do not excessively drink alcohol or smoke tobacco, which are the two main causes of oral cancer (The Oral Cancer Foundation). Survival rates for oral cancer could be much higher if the population would take precautionary measures to reduce their chances of being diagnosed with oral cancer. When the use of alcohol and tobacco are decreased, the chances of acquiring oral cancer are also decreased....   [tags: Health ]
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Cosmetology Has Led Me to Dentistry - ... I started cosmetology to support my family but I began to realize how much I loved to employ my hands to improve someone else’s quality of life. Working as an esthetician gave me the confidence that I wanted to work with my hands. Having the privilege of being raised in a family of doctors, my observations of family members in the health field grew into a passion of my own to help others. This desire to help others, coupled with my academic interest in the sciences and love of human interaction, led me to consider dentistry for a career....   [tags: esthetician, customers, leadership, communication] 758 words
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Sedation versus. Local Anesthesia - ... Today, all current used local anesthetics are synthetic. Local anesthetics are classified into two different categories according to linkage. These two categories are amide linkage and ester linkage. Almost all injectable anesthetics are amides. “On the 11th December, 1844, Horace Wells underwent extraction of one of his own wisdom teeth by a colleague whilst under the influence of nitrous oxide”(Cantlay, Williamson &Hawkings, 2013). He attempted and unfortunately failed to demonstrate his discovery at Harvard a few months later....   [tags: dental treatment options] 800 words
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War and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in The Things They Carried by Tim Obrien - Being in war is definitely one of the most life changing events a person will ever have whether it be for the better or for the worst. Soldiers will witness events that are impossible to forget or see back at home in the states. Some soldiers may have even seen one of their best friends that they’ve known for forever get blown up into pieces right next to them, or they might even get one of their own limbs blown off of their own bodies, becoming handicapped for life. As a result of seeing something so intense like that, most soldiers are usually traumatized....   [tags: soldiers, war, suicide, homelessness]
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Assessment of Children’s Perception Towards Dental Treatment through Self Participatory Activities - Over the past 30 years, the position of children in society has changed with increasing recognition of children’s rights and the need to involve them in decisions about their education, social and health care. As more importance has been given to the rights and views of the child, there has been a shift from research on children to research with children and the adoption of the concept of child-centered research. Marshman Z has summarized child-centered research as: regarding children as competent and reflexive in reporting their own experiences, giving children a voice and taking seriously what they say and rather than researching on children, working for and with them1....   [tags: Children's Rights, Involvement, Education]
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Phantom Head: The Purpose of an RCT - ... The function of this step is to irrigate the canal, remove as much infected dentine but at the same time keep as much healthy dentine as possible and to increase the diameter of the RC so it will be easier to completely seal off the RC with the Gutta Percha Points. This is carried out with Gates-Glidden dill. The process is started off with the largest drill (number 4) in order to improve access for subsequent. With the size 4 only 3mm into RC while working the bur in and out until the head of the bur enters the canal at the straight part so that the canal does not clog up....   [tags: neurotic tissue, bacteria] 1116 words
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Searching for the Clownfish - ... When Marlin is on his way there, he is swallowed by a whale, and Dory and he are stuck. They are blown out of his blow-hole and are right where they need to be, and then a kind pelican takes him to his son. When he arrives, Nemo is playing dead because the niece is shaking him violently. Marlin is distraught, and Nemo is flushed down the drain, and in this movie, all drains lead to the ocean. Nemo and Marlin do find each other in the ocean. Then Marlin is caught in a fishing net and memo helps save him....   [tags: Finding Nemo, Disney, Pixar, movies]
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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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Ethical Dilemma in Dental Setting - Step 1 In the practices of Karen’s infection control, ethical dilemmas may or may not exist. The first issue Jane has with Karen’s practices, is her unnecessary contact of surfaces with contaminated gloves. Karen thoroughly disinfects the operatory after a patient. However, the chance exists that cross contamination could be possible. Is Karen putting the patient in harm’s way, in her practice of cross-contamination, if she is thoroughly disinfecting the surfaces. The other issue also may or may not be an ethical dilemma....   [tags: sterilization, disinfection, dental Instruments]
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A Diversity of Dental Procedures - ... They are placed over the tooth in order to restore the size and shape of the tooth and also to improve its appearance.] Main objective of dental crowns is to protect a weak tooth from breaking down or to hold it from cracking in parts. It can even hold a dental bridge and dental implant. Different types of materials are used to make dental crowns. Among them, the most common are the ceramic and metal crowns. Metallic crowns are stronger when compared to that of the others. Ceramic crowns give a more natural look to the tooth....   [tags: implants, prosthodontics, bridges, dental crowns] 1000 words
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Healthy Teeth, Healthy Life - Excellent oral health includes keeping teeth healthy and looking their best (Dr.Roma M MDS – Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics KMC Hospital). This can be achieved by following the correct techniques, following a dentist’s orders, and plenty of other important rules (Edwards). Maintaining healthy teeth by following proper oral care comes with benefits for a lifetime such as a healthier mouth and prevention of oral problems. First impressions are hugely crucial and the best way to create a great first impression is to look clean and fresh....   [tags: oral health, dental hygene]
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Effects of Drugs and Alcohol in the Oral Cavity - ... Treating meth mouth is not easy. It can also be medically dangerous for an active meth user due to cardiac problems that can occur during treatment when combined with local anesthetic and the drug. There are several ways in which a dentist treats the symptoms of meth mouth. To help fight against tooth decay (dental caries) dentist’s will often prescribe fluoride. This can be in the form of high fluoride toothpastes, rinses and/or tablets. Tooth restoration is necessary to rid the tooth of decay but in severe cases the dentist may need to extract a tooth that can not be saved by restoration....   [tags: methanphetamine, meth mouth]
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Sigificance of Maxillary Anterior Teeth - INTRODUCTION Designing a smile requires artistry and analysis. A smile that exposes beautiful natural teeth is one of the greatest assets a person can have. The dentist can render one of the most appreciated services to the patient by means of the restoration or rehabilitation of smile. An optimal esthetic result can be ensured only if the dentist has basic knowledge and understanding of the artistic elements.1 Moreover, the dentist has to understand beauty, harmony and proportion as perceived by the society.2 The subjective element of smile design may require years of experience for the dentist to develop the eye for beautiful smiles....   [tags: esthetic dental proportion, smiles]
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How To Interview for a Position as a Dental Assistant - You have found a vacancy for a Dental Assistant and you know you are the perfect candidate, but how do you demonstrate this in an interview. A dental assistant is an important position in all practices. The ability to liaise with patients, prepare dental equipment and complete administration duties with ease are essential. Most dental practices will carry out initial interviews through third party agencies. Such agencies review curriculums for relevancy and push forward recommended candidates. If you have been selected and reached this stage congratulations....   [tags: Process Essay] 994 words
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Commentary on The Things They Carried by Tim O´Brien - ... This exposed a weak side in Lemon that he didn’t want anyone in the troop to see. Later that night Lemon went to the Dentist’s tent and demanded that his tooth be pulled due to a killer toothache. Even though the Dentist saw nothing wrong with the tooth, he pulled it out. Lemon was able to look like he never had a fear in front of the other soldiers (pronoun- he, antecedent- Lemon). Lemon was so desperate to save his image that he had a perfectly good tooth pulled just so that image wouldn’t change....   [tags: Vietnam, War, Burdens]
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The Struggles in Maya Angelou's Life - The early 1930’s a time where segregation was still an issue in the United States it was especially hard for a young African American girl who is trying to grow and become an independent woman. At this time, many young girls like Maya Angelou grew up wishing they were a white woman with blond hair and blue eyes. That was just the start of Angelou's problems though. In the autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou goes into great depth about her tragic childhood, from moving around to different houses, and running away and having a child at the age of 16....   [tags: biography, divorce, african american girl]
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Week 8 of My Teaching Practices - I attend Kendall college where I am currently taking this class Ece 401, where I had five days to implement five different lesson plans and write I final refection on what I observed and what I learned. I did my fieldwork at emit till elementary school on the south side of Chicago in a low population urban area. The host teacher name is ms Coleman, ms Coleman has about 30 students in her classroom she has 16 girls and 14 boys. Include in those 30 students there are five students diagnosed with ADHD and there are two assistant teachers in the classroom....   [tags: education major assessment] 1719 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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The Do's and Don't's of Brushing Your Teeth - Squeaky Clean Running to the bathroom in little footy pajamas and crazy hair. Rushing just to go and brush your teeth before bed. For years we’ve all heard that we need to take care of our teeth. As a child the idea of losing all losing your teeth forever can be kind of scary. But really happens when we do not brush our teeth. What are the consequences. Are they really worth not taking those 15 minutes of our day to maintain some good oral hygiene. Tooth brushing has been around for a long time....   [tags: dental health and hygene]
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Symptom, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Gingivtis - Gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease and is when the gums are inflamed. Periodontal disease is inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues of the gums in the teeth (MedlinePlus n. pag.). Gingivitis typically precedes periodontitis but it is important to understand that not all gingivitis progresses to periodontitis (“Gum Disease” n. pag.). Most of the time gingivitis is from not brushing and flossing which may cause medical disorders or the use of certain drugs. Gingivitis is a common disease in which the gums turn red, swollen, and bleeds....   [tags: Oral Health ]
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Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, and Treatment of Gingivtis - Gingivitis is a type of periodontal disease and is when the gums are inflamed. The gums in the teeth destroy the tissues because of the inflammation and infection known as periodontal disease (MedlinePlus n. pag.). Gingivitis typically precedes periodontitis but it is important to understand that not all gingivitis progresses to periodontitis (“Gum Disease” n. pag.). Most of the time gingivitis is from not brushing and flossing which may lead to the use of certain drugs and source of medical disorders....   [tags: Oral Health ]
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Dental Hygiene Importance - ... As said by the Oral Cancer Foundation, “Close to 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer in 2013, it will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day.” (OCF). Oral cancers include cancers of the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat. Men face oral cancers twice more than women and men who are over 50 are at a higher risk. When you go to the dentist, they might check for lumps, irregular changes to the neck, face, and head. They will also look for sores and discolored tissue in the mouth....   [tags: Center for Disease Control, oral cavities]
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Children's Right - Introduction Over the past 30 years, the position of children in society has changed with increasing recognition of children’s rights and the need to involve them in decisions about their education, social and health care. As more weight has been given to the rights and views of the child, there has been a shift from research on children to research with children and the adoption of the concept of child-centered research, which has been summarized as: a) regarding children as competent and reflexive in reporting their own experiences; b) giving children a voice and taking seriously what they say; and c) rather than researching on children, working for and with them1....   [tags: children's anxiety, fear, dental health]
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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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How Effective are Preventive Methods in Reducing Dental Cavities? - Thesis: *Education of new parents is the best way to reduce the spread of dental caries Although cavities can be restored it does not stop the caries (another word for cavity) from being the most common disease in dentistry; because this bacteria can always attack again either on the same tooth or on other teeth. Research question: How effective are preventive methods in reducing dental cavities. Body paragraphs Are cavities a common disease. Cavities is a infectious disease meaning that this is a disorder caused by organisms, for example bacteria is one....   [tags: dental/oral health]
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Information Systems in Dentistry - Introduction According to the given task, it is expected to create the database for the management of the company. Such organization as dentist clinic has chosen for development. In order to collect information, many sources with such kinds of clinics were investigated and used for this purpose. The main ones are http://www.medtorgrf.ru and http://www.mosdental.ru, in which necessary medicines, instruments and main procedures were revealed for the implementation of dental activity. Besides, it is necessary to identify the types of systems to which the designed database belongs....   [tags: Dental Information Systems]
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