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    Golf Balls

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    that hit a soft, feathered-stuffed ball called a “feathery”. The “feathery” was a leather sack stuffed with boiled goose feathers. The feathery golf ball was expensive to make and was easily damaged. The soft feather-stuffed ball was about 7 inches in diameter. However by the middle ages, the game of golf had evolved and a wooden club was used with a smaller ball, that was about 4 inches in diameter. A natural gum from Southeast Asia, known as “gutta percha” made cheaper balls, and were developed in Italy around 1850. The gutty ball went through several transformations. Ball makers use to use a chisel-facial hammer and pound on the ball to make nicks and bruises on the surface of the ball. By the twentieth century, the game of golf changed considerably when B.F. Goodrich company invented a lighter, tightly wound, rubber threaded ball. The invention of the rubber core golf balls changed the game of golf as we knew it. The rubber core golf ball had a solid rubber core, high tension rubber thread wrapped around the core, and a Gutta Percha cover. There are two different kinds of golf balls, a two-piece ball and a three-piece ball. The two-piece golf ball consists of a solid rubber core with a durable thermoplastic cover. The center of a two-piece ball is a blend of several different ingredients, all of which are chemically reactive to give a rubber type compound. The rubber starts out as a hard block, which is then heated and pressed to form a sphere. The three-piece golf…

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    Resilon Essay

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    Microleakage and Antimicrobial Activity . A-long term :- at Texas A&M university college of dentistry one hundred tooth has been treated , 50 teeth treated by resilon and 50 with gutta-percha . all cases had no radiolucencies at the radiograph . other risk factor has been evaluated '' age , sex , location of the tooth '' , the result was 65% of resilon obturated teeth were successful…

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    Vertical Root Canal

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    Vertical root fracture is the one of the most critical complications of endodontically treated teeth which can take place before, during or after root canal filling and can end up with tooth loss (1, 2,3). Exaggerated loss of tooth structure due to trauma and caries, dehydration of dentin (4), access cavity preparation, mechanical preparation (5) and irrigation (6) of the root canal, and post space preparation are critical factors that would influence the durability and strength of root canal…

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    Gutta percha is a rubber compound and sealer paste that fills the canals, and a filling is used to cover the hole used to access the tooth. In many cases, further restorative work, such as a crown or crown and post will be need. The dentist determines what needs to be done to protect the tooth and prevent further issues, while restoring full function to the tooth. There is litle, if any pain, associated with a root canal, and many patients find the relief they obtain from any pain they were…

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    Step by step endodontic dental procedure The care of your oral hygiene isn’t something that you should leave in the hands of amateurs and that is why it is best for you to make use of professional dentist for all your dental procedures because your smile is important. What you do when it comes to root canal Montreal should always be done by a professional who knows what he is doing. There are several procedures that a dentist will have to do for you to help you get the best out of your oral…

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    can be prescribed when there is systemic involvement. Chronic apical abscess Pulp infection and necrosis can lead to a gradual onset inflammatory lesion. A long-standing lesion results in an abscess, which burrows through bone and soft tissue to form a sinus tract stoma on the oral mucosal or skin surface. These lesions can also drain through periodontium into the sulcus and mimic a periodontal abscess. There is little or no pain, however patients can respond the tooth feeling “different”…

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    Minutes after legislative session ended for the day, he continued to sit and sign envelopes containing the printed speech. Representative Brooks accompanied by Congressmen Laurence Keitt and Henry Edmundson waited outside the chamber for it to empty. In Brooks’ hand was a gutta-percha cane with a gold head. He suffered from a limp, the scars of an earlier duel. Brooks confronted Sumner as he sat writing at his desk in the almost empty Senate chamber. "Mr. Sumner, I have read your speech twice…

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    The first mouth-guards were created in 1890 by a London dentist, Woolf Krause, to shield boxers from lacerations of the mouth (McCrory, 2001). Sport mouth-guards surfaced in the United States in 1916 when they were produced by a Chicago dentist, Thomas Carlos (Reed, 1994). Sport mouth-guards were primarily used for boxers during the early 1920s and 1930s to prevent a range of dental injuries, most notably cracked teeth. Known by their nickname of “gum shield”, mouth-guards were originally…

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    Dens Evaginatus Case Study

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    tests were performed. In the culture media growth of Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus species were observed (fig. 5). A sensitivity test was performed using growth media and different intracanal medicaments; Triple antibiotic paste (Ciprofloxacin, Minocycline, Metronidazole mixed in propylene glycol in a ratio of 7:4),7 Calcium hydroxide, Chlorhexidine, Calcium hydroxide with iodoform (Metapex, META Biomed Co Ltd, Korea). The triple antibiotic paste was seen to have the largest inhibition…

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    (ROOT CANALS) Root Canal Therapy The term “root canal” is commonly feared across the country. Because of the crude dental techniques used in the past, patients often have a negative association with the procedure. At Dental 2000, we work hard to make that association obsolete — we provide painless procedures actually designed to eliminate your discomfort! What is a root canal? A root canal procedure is designed to restore the health and structural integrity to an infected tooth. We gently…

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