soft palate | Description, Anatomy, & Function
Soft palate, structure consisting of muscle and connective tissue that forms the roof of the posterior portion of the oral cavity. The soft palate is continuous with the hard palate. It blocks food from entering the nasal passages during swallowing and enables certain sounds to be formed in speech production.
Minimally Invasive Dentistry
The dental community is increasingly subscribing to the idea that less is indeed more; the less the invasive the dental procedures are, the better. This is where the concept and practice of Minimally Invasive Dentistry comes in. Minimally invasive dentistry stresses the fact that tooth decay is a
The lymphatic drainage of the thyroid gland runs in the interlobular connective tissue and then communicates with a network of lymphatic vessels. The lymphatic vessels communicate with the...
Concepts in periodontal scaling and how tos
1) clock positioning 2) select the correct instrument 3) determine correct working end and side 4) Technique & application Clock positioning allows for optimum comfort, visibility and access. Patient should be reclined in the dental chair into a near horizontal position. If you do not get good visual access and adaptation, a good troubleshoot would be to change your chair position. From my experience, this usually resolves the issue. Also, when adapting your instruments onto the tooth…
Set of dental tools
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Glossary of technical terms
ALGINATE: Alginate is a natural seaweed based powder material. It is mixed with water and is used by dentist to make impressions of a...
Plate 5: Radical Neck Dissection - 10x14 Giclée Canvas Print of Vintage Surgical Illustration
This is a 10" x 14" giclée canvas print stretched on a 5/8" wooden stretcher bar and finished with a clear satin polyacrylic varnish to prevent surface scuffing. It is a reproduction of a vintage surgical illustration from my personal collection. Please see the additional photos for examples of completed canvases.FOR MULTIPLE ORDERS PLEASE USE BULK DISCOUNT LISTINGS.http://www.etsy.com/shop/cheeseboyproducts?section_id=13221865Watermark on web image only.Canvases are custom made to order, so…
The Difference Between Good Bacteria and Bad Bacteria
What is the difference between good bacteria and bad bacteria? Lots! And, not so much. It can depend on where the bacteria is found, and what it's doing. #beneficialbacteria #foryourhealth #goodvsbad