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Dental Skills

Dental Skills

The teaching of dental skills starts to take place in the second year where undergraduates experience hands-on dentistry for the first time. It covers many practical courses including operative dentistry, which involves the cutting of cavities and restoration of teeth; endodontics, which involves the root canal treatment; material sciences, which involves the science and clinical …

Breastfeeding Ultrasound

Breastfeeding Ultrasound

Ultrasound of a breastfeeding infant shows just how important the tongue is in obtaining milk from the nipple. Although looking at an ultrasound video may be confusing, let’s take a closer look what is going on with the help of an animation. Note that the tongue moves not only back and forth but also vertically. …

Dr. Douglas A. Callow on TMJ and Teeth Grinding Treatment

Dr. Douglas A. Callow on TMJ and Teeth Grinding Treatment

Many patients come to the dentist because they’re experiencing problems with their jaw: painful jaw joints, painful muscles, clicking, grinding, popping noises can all trouble patients and fall under the category of what we often refer to as “TMJ” or “TMD”, which is temporomandibular joint dysfunction. We will treat those patients, usually, with removable oral …