Saturday, 30 September 2017

Careers and Scope in Dentistry

What is Dentistry?

Branch of Medicine

Deals with prevention diagnosis, treatment of disorders and diseases of the teeth and oral cavity (dentition). Also includes maxillofacial areas.  

Dentists, dental assistants, technicians and hygienists among others are the professionals involved in this activity.

What are the most common oral diseases?

Dental cavities
Gums diseases like pyorrhea
 Common treatments

What do dentists do?

Restoration of teeth

Extraction of teeth
Scaling and root planning
Endodontic root canal treatment

List of Hospitals and Clinics with Dentistry
Max Super Speciality Hospital New Delhi
Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Hospital – Chennai
Jaslok Hospital Mumbai

FMS Dental Hospitals  - Hyderabad
IDS & Sum Hospital Bhubaneshwar

Which are the best places to study dentistry in the world -(globally)

Dental Schools for Dentistry
Karolinska Institute - Sweden
University of Hong Kong (HKU) - Hong Kong

University of Gothenburg - Sweden
University of Michigan - United States
KU Leuven - Belgium
Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) - Japan

Dental Colleges in India





St.John Medical College

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Friday, 29 September 2017

Trichology and Hair Diseases

Trichology is study of structure, diseases and function of hair and associated problems.
It deals with issues like baldness, itchy scalp or hair breaks.

It also deals with alopecia.

Androgenic hair loss in men
It has three causative factors
Age of the patient
Genetic predisposition
Presence of the androgen testosterone 

Androgenetic hair loss in women 
Might be due hormone changes after 

Problems of the scalp are 
Inflammatory conditions

Trichologists deal with the above mentioned issues

List of Hospitals and Clinics in India with Trichology Specialities

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Hospital Mumbai
Max Super Speciality Hospital New delhi
JaslokHospital Mumbai
B.M.Hospital Chennai
MIOT Hospital Chennai 

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What is Bariatrics?

Bariatrics relates to prevention causes and treatment of obesity

Obesity and overweight are major health issues affecting a significant section of population.

When an individual’s Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds the healthy range - can lead to health issues.

It can lead to serious health issues like asthma, lung disorders, heart problems, muscular and bone problems, sleep oriented issues among others.

Bariatric   might involve surgery, therapy, dieting exercises among others.

Types of Bariatric Surgery
There are different  types of Bariatric operations 

1. Gastric band, 
2. Gastric bypass, 
3. Gastric sleeve. 
4. Duodenal switch, 

Each type of surgery has advantages and disadvantages.

Surgery Benefits

Curing sleep apnea.
Lowering high blood pressure 
Improved physical function and mood, 

Obesity reduction
Reduction of unhealthy cholesterol levels 
Type 2 diabetes management

Bariatrics may lead to better quality of life.

Surgery  side effects may include 

Nutritional shortages

Hospitals and Clinics in India For Bariatrics

Apollo Hospitals - Chennai
Asian Bariatrics – Ahmedabad
Laparo Obeso Center – Pune
Mohak Bariatrics and Robotics  - Indore
Saifee Hospital  - Mumbai

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