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Bansal N.,Surendera Dental College and Research Institute | Bansal R.,Seema Dental College
Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology | Year: 2014

Fingerprints are considered to be the most reliable criteria for personal identification. In the past decades, lip-print studies (Cheiloscopy) attracted the attention of many scientists as a new tool for human identification in both civil and criminal issues. The present study was undertaken to observe the correlation between lip prints and finger print pattern in sex determination and to determine the pattern predominance in a sample of 5000 individuals. The study was carried out in 5000 individuals in Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology of Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Dental Sciences and Research, M.M. University, Mullana. Of the participants, 2500 were males and 2500 females. Lip prints and finger prints of the right hand were collected then studied and analyzed statistically. For lip prints TSUCHIHASHIS Y. classification (1970) was followed; HENRYS classification(1897) was followed for finger prints. Whorls were of a high frequency in males, but females presented with a high frequency of loops. Type I, I', II lip print pattern was most predominant in females while Type III and Type IV was most predominant in males. The present study described in detail that for both males and females, the most predominant lip-print patterns showed an association with the respective predominant finger print patterns. The establishment of a database of Cheiloscopy and Dactyloscopyis recommended for all individuals in a certain locality, which could be used as a reference in civil litigations and criminal cases. Such studies may be useful particularly in Forensic science and in justice. Source


Sandhu S.S.,MNDAV Dental College | Singh S.,Darshan Dental College and Hospital | Arora S.,Seema Dental College | Dhingra R.,Seema Dental College
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2015

Aim: To evaluate efficacy of Colour Doppler ultrasonography (CDUSG), direct digital radiography (DDR) and conventional radiography (CR) in diagnosis of periapical lesions and to clinically correlate treatment plan of periapical diseases. Materials and Methods: Thirty patients which were diagnosed with periapical lesions in anterior region by using both conventional and digital radiography were examined using colour doppler ultrasound imaging at the site of lesion. The images of each lesion were analysed by two endodontists and by an expert oral radiologist. A tentative differential diagnosis was agreed upon, based on certain principles discussed in article, then a diagnosis between cyst, granuloma and mixed lesions was made. Periapical lesions diagnosed as mixed lesions by colour doppler ultrasonography (CDUSG) were treated non-surgically whereas other periapical lesions were treated surgically. Tissues obtained during endodontic surgery were processed and examined for histopathological findings, and compared with the diagnosis made by ultrasound images. Statistical analysis was done with Chi-Square test and using one-way-Anova. Results: The periapical lesions which were diagnosed as granuloma by ultrasonographic findings, was confirmed by the results of histopathological examination in all 16 surgically treated cases. The lesions in rest of the 14 cases which showed vascularity and were diagnosed as mixed lesions by ultrasonography, were treated non-surgically and had a favourable prognosis. Conclusion: CR and DDR facilitate diagnosis of the presence of periapical disease, but do not provide and information of its nature. CDUSG imaging facilitates accurate information on the pathological nature of the lesion and hence can lead to predictable treatment planning. © 2015, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. All rights reserved. Source


Singh K.,Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies | Aeran H.,Seema Dental College | Kumar N.,Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies | Gupta N.,Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2013

Conventional fixed partial dentures, implant supported Fixed Partial Dentures (FDPs) and removable partial dentures are the most common treatment modalities for the aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of partially edentulous patients. Although implants and FDP have certain advantages over removable partial dentures, in some cases, removable partial dentures may be the only choice which is available. Removable cast partial dentures are used as definitive removable prostheses when indicated, but location of clasps may affect aesthetics. So, when patient is concerned about aesthetics, flexible partial dentures which is aesthetically superior to flipper and cast partial dentures, may be considered. But for the success of flexible removable partial denture, proper diagnosis, treatment planning and insertion technique of this prosthesis is very important, which have been thoroughly described in this article. Source


Sharma N.,Seema Dental College | Thakral G.K.,Seema Dental College | Mohapatra A.,Siksha O' Anusandhan University | Seth J.,Seema Dental College | Vashisht P.,Seema Dental College
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2014

Eye is a vital organ not only for vision, but also an important component of facial expression, and over-all personality of a person. Loss of eye, apart from leading to impaired vision has a crippling effect on the psychology of the patient. Prosthodontic rehabilitation of such cases includes fabrication of prosthesis by acrylic resin, silicone and implants. However, not all patients are willing to use implants for maxillofacial rehabilitation. Therefore, a custom made orbital prosthesis serves as an affordable and satisfactory alternative. Source


Dixit S.,Seema Dental College | Dixit A.,Seema Dental College | Kumar P.,Seema Dental College | Arora S.,Seema Dental College
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2014

Management of immature teeth with necrotic pulp and periapical lesion has long presented a challenge. The treatment of choice for such teeth is apexification, which is induction of apical closure to produce more favorable conditions for conventional canal obturation. Traditionally, calcium hydroxide has been used for the apexification of immature permanent teeth, however, Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) holds significant promise not only as an alternative to multiple treatment visits with calcium hydroxide but also having the potential to induce root end development, eventually forming a completed root apex. This case report presents a successful healing and apexification with the use of calcium hydroxide and MTA. A 5-year follow-up revealed root development with MTA. Source

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