Use in Sports

Aug 25, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Use in Sports

Fig. 11.1 Tobacco and bubble gum. Shows similarities between kids bubble gum and tobacco products; similar in packaging and in the way the product looks inside the package; note how…

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to Sports Dentistry

Aug 25, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on to Sports Dentistry

Fig. 1.1 Common site in American football in the 1950s when dental injuries were expected. (Photo courtesy of ASD member slide series) Fig. 1.2 Girls are participating in sports in…

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Appliances and Athletic Performance

Aug 25, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Appliances and Athletic Performance

Fig. 13.1 MORA appliance. MORA (mandibular orthopedic repositioning appliance) appliance with hard acrylic covering the posterior teeth designed to reposition the mandible in the anterior direction Consequently, in order to…

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Erosion in Sports

Aug 25, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Erosion in Sports

Fig. 10.1 Ubiquitous nature of sports drinks: Marketing. Sports drinks are big business (8 billion dollar per year) and are found in grocery stores, drug stores, and convenience stores, and…

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of Athletic Dental Injuries

Aug 25, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on of Athletic Dental Injuries

Fig. 2.1 NCAA ISS form The longevity of the NCAA ISS and its consistency in definition, denominator, and methods of data collection is unique in sports medicine literature as a…

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in Sport: Role of Dentistry

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Fig. 9.1 Neurometabolic cascade after traumatic injury. Cellular events: 1. Nonspecific depolarization and initiation of action potentials. 2. Release of excitatory neurotransmitters. 3. Massive efflux of potassium. 4. Increased activity…

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Discoloration of Teeth

May 12, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Discoloration of Teeth

DISCOLORATION OF TEETH Linda Greenwall INTRODUCTION Tooth discoloration is a common problem leading patients to seek treatment to have the discoloration removed. People of various ages may be affected, and…

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Tooth Whitening Materials

May 12, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Tooth Whitening Materials

TOOTH WHITENING MATERIALS Linda Greenwall INTRODUCTION In the quarter century since the introduction of tooth whitening materials, there have been numerous modifications and improvements. We are currently using third-generation home…

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The Home Whitening Technique

May 12, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on The Home Whitening Technique

THE HOME WHITENING TECHNIQUE Linda Greenwall INTRODUCTION Home whitening is a simple technique whereby, after an initial consultation with the dentist, a mouthguard or tray is made for the patient…

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Intracoronal Bleaching of Nonvital Teeth

May 12, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Intracoronal Bleaching of Nonvital Teeth

INTRACORONAL BLEACHING OF NONVITAL TEETH Ilan Rotstein INTRODUCTION Intracoronal bleaching of nonvital teeth involves the use of oxidizing agents within the coronal portion of an endodontically treated tooth to remove…

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Treatment Planning for Successful Whitening

May 12, 2019 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Treatment Planning for Successful Whitening

TREATMENT PLANNING FOR SUCCESSFUL WHITENING Linda Greenwall INTRODUCTION Planning is essential for whitening treatment because tooth whitening is normally the beginning of the esthetic journey. The dentist needs to prepare…

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