Virat Galhotra

Virat Galhotra
Gian Sagar Medical College · Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Master of Dental Surgery

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Odontoma is the most common benign odontogenic hamartoma. Odontomas are of two types, such as viz compound and complex odontoma. The complex type is a conglomeration of hard tissues of dental origin. They are primarily intraosseous and usually present in the second decade of life. Most odontomas are asymptomatic, but those erupting in the oral cavi...
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Purpose: Distoangular impacted teeth are considered challenging to remove due to their anatomic position. Proper tooth sectioning ensures the removal with minimal bone removal. This study is aimed to compare the outcome of 2 different tooth sectioning methods. Materials and methods: Patients with distoangular-impacted mandibular third molar were...
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Aim: To perform site-based comparative analysis for samples collected from the nasal region and oral cavity subjected to microscopic detection of fungal hyphae in KOH mount in a group of patients with rhinomaxillary mucormycosis. Methodology: Forty patients fulfilled eligibility criteria. The diagnostic outcome of detection of fungal hyphae from t...
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Melioidosis is a potentially fatal, life-threatening infection caused by the gram-negative saprophytic organism Burkholderia. It is a disease endemic to Southeast Asia and Northern Australia. This infection transmits through direct contact, cutaneous inoculation, inhalation, or ingestion, and patients clinically exhibit abscesses in single or multi...
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AIM: To perform site-based comparative analysis for samples collected from the nasal region and Oral cavity subjected to microscopic detection of fungal hyphae in KOH mount in a group of patients with rhinomaxillary mucormycosis. Methodology- 40 patients full-filled eligibility criteria. The diagnostic outcome of detection of fungal hyphae from the...
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Ludwig’s angina is a rapidly spreading, potentially fatal infection of deep fascial spaces of the neck leading to airway oedema and death. This, in recent times when associated with COVID-19 infection, possess treatment challenges making the patient susceptible to opportunistic infections with reduced healing potential. Owing to the multifactorial...
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The aim and objective of this study was to compare the antimicrobial efficacy of 0.2% chitosan, 3% sodium hypochlorite, 2% chlorhexidine against Enterococcus faecalis, alone and in conjunction with diode laser. Materials and methods: The root canals of 72 extracted intact human single-rooted teeth with single canals were prepared, and E. faecalis...
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Talon's cusp, a type of dens evaginatus (DE) in a primary tooth, is a rare odontogenic anomaly which is reported sparingly in the literature. We report this case describing the presence of a talon's cusp on the right primary maxillary central incisor in a 2-year-old boy precipitating discomfort, owing to occlusal interference. The treatment plan in...
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Oral submucous fibrosis is a collagen disorder commonly seen in the population with areca nut chewing habit, which is more prevalent in the Indian subcontinent. Various studies have suggested a multifactorial origin with a high incidence of the disease in association with consumption of the areca nut. However, it has never reported being secondary...
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Dentistry in this world has several historical evidences. It has started from stone age and transformed into robotics. Many forms and functions has changed in the dentistry either due to mankind or due to natural calamities. COVID-19 a Novel Corona Virus has reversed the growth trajectory of professional dentistry in the world. As the growth of Cor...
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Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the association between body mass index, dental caries (DMFT), untreated dental caries (PUFA) and socioeconomic status in 12 to 15 year old school children. Material and methods: The study sample consisted of 800 children aged 12 to 15 years, who were selected from 8 schools located in the district-Panchkul...
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AIM- To evaluate the relationship between dental neglect, dental caries and socio-economic status in 3 to 15 years old children. INTRODUCTION- Dental caries is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases treatment of which is being highly neglected especially in children. Dental Neglect (DN) is persistent failure to meet a child’s basic oral health...
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Introduction: Dentofacial aesthetics plays an important role in social interaction and psychological well-being because it affects how people perceive themselves and how they are perceived by society. The maxillary labial frenum is a fold of tissue, usually triangular in shape, extending from the maxillary midline area of the gingiva into the vest...
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The paper discusses a case of an immature premolar tooth with a large periapical lesion, in which Metapex (calcium hydroxide paste containing iodoform and barium sulphate as a radiopacifier) was used. There was an un-intentional extrusion of calcium hydroxide during application. The patient was evaluated for periapical healing at 12 and 24 months....
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Rickets is a disorder caused by a lack of Vitamin D, calcium or phosphate. It leads to softening and weakening of the bones. Dental manifestation of rickets includes enamel hypoplasia and delayed tooth eruption. The present prospective study was carried out to report various dental anomalies caused due to rickets in children. The present study was...
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Tooth agenesis is one of the most common congenital anomalies seen in humans. Although absence of one or more teeth is common but absence of multiple teeth is rare. Oligodontia is a rare developmental anomaly, involving agenesis of six or more permanent teeth, excluding the third molars. The reported prevalence of oligodontia in permanent dentition...
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Segmental neurofibromatosis is a rare disorder, characterized by neurofibromas or cafι-au-lait macules limited to one region of the body. Its occurrence on the face is extremely rare and only few cases of segmental neurofibromatosis over the face have been described so far. We present a case of segmental neurofibromatosis involving the buccal mucos...
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The present study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of oral hygiene practices, smoking habits and halitosis among undergraduate dental students and correlating the oral hygiene practices, oral health conditions to the prevalence of self perceived oral malodour. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed among 277 male and female stu...
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The objective of this study was to estimate and compare the incidence of dentin hypersensitivity among men and women in an adult population who required replacement of missing tooth/teeth with a fixed partial prosthesis (FPD). The study population included 124 subjects (62 men and 62 women), who visited the out-patient department in need of FPD for...
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Objectives: To analyze the amount of vertical bone loss in edentulous mandibles by using the mental foramen as a reference. Method: Ninety subjects who consisted of thirty dentulous (males I MD and females II FD) and sixty edentulous (males I ME and females II FE) subjects were selected and they were subjected to digital panoramic radiography. A...
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The present study is envisaged to evaluate and compare the microleakage of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) with commonly used retrograde filling materials, like light-cured composite with dentin-bonding agents, light-cured glass ionomer cement (LC GIC) and resin-modified zinc oxide eugenol. Ninety freshly extracted non-carious single-rooted human...
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Probiotics are bacterial cultures or micro organisms which upon ingestion in certain numbers, exert health benefits and support a good and healthy microbial flora. This article reviews the use of probiotics in maintenance of oral health, both as a prophylactic and a therapeutic agent.
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Ectopically impacted supernumerary teeth are common anomalies of the maxillofacial complex. Most of such cases are usually asymptomatic and are diagnosed on routine clinical or radiographic examination. Associated complications include crowding, displacement, root resorption, or delayed eruption of adjacent teeth, diastema, or dentigerous cyst form...
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The purpose of this paper was to report an unusual case of multirooted permanent maxillary canine. A 16-year-old female patient presented with pain and swelling related to the upper right permanent canine. Radiographic examination revealed a multirooted permanent maxillary canine--an unusual finding. Endodontic treatment was performed after amputat...

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To perform site-based comparative analysis for sam- ples collected from the nasal region and oral cavity subjected to microscopic detection of fungal hyphae in KOH mount in a group of patients with rhinomaxillary mucormycosis.