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018 – Occlusal Trauma Of Anterior Crossbite Teeth

What is occlusal trauma?

Occlusal trauma is a dental term that refers to the damage incurred when teeth are left in traumatic occlusion without proper treatment. (Definition by Wikipedia)

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017- Case Report 3: Composite Bridge to replace missing central incisor

25 years old male, presented with missing upper right central incisor, he requested “to do something” to close up the gap so that he can “save more money and become rich”. Is a traditional believe among Chinese population that a gap between incisor will cause losing money in their fortune!

He lost the tooth during childhood, alleged fell from bicycle and the tooth avulsed. His parent does not have the knowledge of preserve the avulsed tooth and replanting it, so they just leave the missing tooth untreated.

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016 – Oral Cancer

What is Oral Cancer?

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It can be defined as an abnormal growth in the oral cavity. Usually it presents at the cheek, tongue, floor of mouth and lip.

According to National Cancer Registry (NCR), in Malaysia, oral cancer is:
– 21st most common cancer
– 17th most common cancer in males
– 16th in females
– Predominant among Indian ethnic group
– Highest in Indian females

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015 – Dental Crown

A 24 years old lady came to us and complaint of blackish top front tooth. She requested a solution by which she will be able to smile confidently during her wedding time after 1 month.

Clinical evaluation found that her upper left incisor was root canal treated and discolored. On top of that, the tooth also situated slightly inside of her lower front teeth (“cross bite”) . The gum is healthy and thick gingival biotype. Overall oral hygiene considered satisfactory.

2015-06-dental-crown1The treatment plan  is to crowned her tooth as well as correct the cross bite. We offered  her different types of crown, which is PFM, Ceramage, E-max and Zirconia. After discussing with her , she decided to go for PFM( porcelain fused to metal crown) because of budget limitation.

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