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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What Does it Take to be a Dental Hygenist - What does it take to be a Dental Hygienist. As if scraping plaque and tartar off of teeth isn't fun enough, there is more to the job than you think. According to Jada A. Grave on Money.usnews.com, the main idea about this subject is the understood tasks of a general dental hygienist. Dental hygienist focus mainly on the preventive care of dental hygiene rather than the damage already caused. They also educate and inform the patients of the best over-the-counter medicines for their pains, and speak to them about flossing and brushing habits to prevent future damages to the teeth and gums....   [tags: dentistry, health ]
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How to Construct Dentures - Have you ever wondered how complete dentures are constructed. A complete denture is a type of removable prosthesis designed to replace all of the natural teeth in an arch or the jaw. Patients sometimes need a set of complete dentures, one for each arch or jaw. There are several stages in making dentures. Each stage must be performed accurately and precisely so the denture is as exact as possible. The technician does most of the work of fabricating the denture from start to finish. The dentist only has a small role in the making of the denture....   [tags: Health] 1712 words
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What is a Distribution Channel? - A distribution channel is organizations joined together in the process of making products available to consumers. An effective distribution channel can help improve company sales while lowering costs. An ineffective distribution strategy can be very costly to a company and might even cause financial troubles. This paper will take a look at the logistics, production and shipping strategies of Colgate-Palmolive. This paper will also discuss the marketing channels and areas the Colgate Company can improve on....   [tags: Organizations, Production, Shipping] 722 words
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Overview of the Healthcare System in Denmark - Health care Infrastructure and Services: Denmark is a small high-income country with a high population density, is governed by a constitutional monarchy, has a central parliament and is administratively divided into regions, municipalities and has 2 dependencies (Greenland and the Faroe Islands) (Kravitz & Treasure, 2009). It has a national health service (funded by general taxation) and a decentralized healthcare system in which the individual regions run most services and the municipalities are responsible for some public health services (Kravitz & Treasure, 2009)....   [tags: Government Healthcare]
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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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Principles of Marketing - Principles of Marketing The Marketing Mix 1: Products, Brands & Their Distribution Question 1: Explain what Fournier means by “having a relationship” with a brand. Establishing a relationship with a product brand sounds like a strange thing, we often have numerous relationships with the brands of products we purchase without even knowing why we do. The article by Fournier plainly defines that for a relationship with a brand to exist there must be some kind of interdependence between the product and the partner....   [tags: Marketing ]
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A Calling in Dentistry - Introduction; Prior to starting the career project there were several occupations that caught my interest, being a firefighter, a marine biologist, and a dentist. However looking at the economy I realize that I need to obtain a sustainable job that will be on the rise, and of the three I narrowed it down to one field, dentistry. Inspired by my dentist, Nicholas Chiotelis, I saw his line of work and his passion for the career it became apparent that it was my calling as well. History and Development: Dentistry has always been a part of history, a founding occupation....   [tags: Career Goals]
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Dental Amalgams - Dental amalgams are a great material that provided major leaps in the world of dentistry. While being such a major advance they have also became an issue of great debate. The mercury in dental fillings has been thought to cause central nervous system complications, an overall diminished well-being in some patients, and Alzheimer. The dental field should incorporate safer filling materials for patients. In this article we will take a look at the history of the silver amalgam and view both the negative and null views of this issue....   [tags: Dental Health]
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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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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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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 - ... Tooth decay otherwise known as a cavity. No one likes to see the dentist grab his drill. Smoke coming out of your mouth and the smell of tooth just isn’t something pleasing. Cavities are actually caused by the childish ‘sugar bug.’ Cavities are occur when we each carbohydrates and do not brush our teeth. The saliva in our mouths break down and digest the foods that we eat and create them into acids. Those acids then begin to dissolve the enamel on our teeth. That’s why brushing your teeth after every meal is very important for the prevention of cavities....   [tags: dental health and hygene]
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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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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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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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Teeth Whitening Can be Hazardous - ... Dr. Bobbie Stanley said, “Some of these over the counter products haven’t been tested and there are lawsuits pending for materials that have actually caused gum trauma or caused the tooth to actually dissolve” (Konig). These lawsuits are just the start, because if this trend of ingesting dangerous chemicals for the sake of looking good, our bodies will suffer serious consequences. Rick Irvin, a toxicologist at Texas A&M University, said, “Chemicals have replaced bacteria and viruses as the main threat to human health....   [tags: Children, Health]
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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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