A patient named Prita ( name changed ) recently visited Richardsons Dental and Craniofacial Hospital requesting us to correct a scar deformity on her face. The scar was located at the junction of the upper and the lower lips, called as the commissure. She had already had [ + ]
It was a moment of immense pride for Dr Richardson & his team to welcome Dr Ali & Dr Naseer for a workshop on Rhinoplasty &its various surgical techniques. It was our fourth rhinoplasty training workshop. We had Dr Ali joining us from UAE.
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The sleepy town of Nagercoil, Tamilnadu, India had two visitors today, each more unique than the other.
First was a young boy from Goa, approximately 27 years of age. What was unique or different about this boy was that he was an untreated case of cleft [ + ]
Supernumerary teeth are extra teeth in comparison to the normal dentition. Supernumerary teeth are defined as those teeth in addition to the normal series of deciduous or permanent dentition; they may occur anywhere in the mouth. Males are affected twice and the incidence of supernumerary [ + ]
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea and is caused by complete or partial obstructions of the upper airway. It is characterized by repetitive episodes of shallow or paused breathing during sleep, despite the effort to breathe, and is usually associated with a reduction in blood oxygen saturation. These episodes [ + ]
Cosmetic dentistry has grown very much in the recent years, both in aesthetic and functional aspects. Implants placement for replacement of missing teeth is one such option which has seen a tremendous growth in the last two decades. The advantage of the implant [ + ]
Shape and symmetry of nose is a concern for most of the individuals. Perfect nose helps create a beautiful symmetry to the face. Rhinoplasty is a surgery for the patients aspiring to a perfect nose. The deformities or asymmetries that occur in the nose can [ + ]
The term, cleft lip and palate, refers to a spectrum of congenital conditions that occur in the oral & nasal area. The most common presentation of this condition is involvement of both the lip and palate (technically cleft lip-alveolus-nose-palate) but it can also occur as an [ + ]
The columella is one of the key elements of the aesthetics of the nose’s tip. Etiologies for columella loss of substance have different causes. The columella has been proven to be one of the most complex nasal subunits to reconstruct. Many solutions have been suggested [ + ]
The word impactus in Latin means pushed against. An impacted tooth is the tooth which is completely or partially unerupted and is positioned against another tooth or bone or soft tissue so that its further eruption is unlikely. Impaction of maxillary and mandibular canines is [ + ]