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Herbal Medicine: Should The Dentist Know?

What Is Herbal Medicine? World Health Organisation (WHO) defined herbal medicines as herbs, herbal materials, herbal preparations and finished herbal products that contain as active ingredients parts of plants, or other plant materials, or combinations. Herbal medicine is also known as botanical medicine or phytomedicine. Why do people use herbal …

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Sinusitis Of Oro-Dental Origin

  Source: Blausen gallery 2014 Introduction The paranasal sinuses are air filled spaces behind cheekbones and forehead that includes the maxillary, frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid sinuses. These spaces surround the nose and are close to the eyes and lining of the brain. Sinusitis is the inflammation of the sinus lining …

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Gag Reflex

Introduction Gagging in dental patients can be disruptive to dental treatment. Some people have a pronounced gag reflex that can be a severe limitation to their ability to accept dental care and the clinician’s ability to provide it. It can compromise all aspects of dentistry, from diagnostic procedures to active …

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