Dentistry Case Reports
Dentistry is a branch of medicine that that is concerned with the, detection, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the mouth cavity and the oral mucosa. Dental problems may cause severe indispositions as pointed out by the World Health Organistaion especially among the lower socio-economic groups . Among the various specialties of dentistry, pediatric dentistry is concerned with providing comprehensive oral heathcare for children in their growing years. Restorative dentistry and endodontics deal with the management of the diseases of the teeth and maxillofacial area. Cosmetic/esthetic dentistry serves to reconstruct the dentition according to the needs and aesthetics of the individual. Forensic dentistry/ forensic odontology reports help in the evaluation of dental evidence in criminal cases.
Periodontitis, gingivitis, dental caries, and sensitivity are some of the common diseases that affect the oral cavity. A Recent study shows that severe periodontitis may also point to early diabetes.