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Oral medicine and radiology

– speciality considered as connecting link between medicine and dentistry, treating diseases relating to oral and surrounding structures, oral manifestations of systemic diseases and treatment of medically compromised patientsalong with the interpretation of diagnostic imaging, both conventional and advanced.

FUNGAL INFECTION IN MOUTH AND SURROUNDING AREAS

INTRODUCTION As a direct result of changes in technology and practices in medicine, the frequency of opportunistic infection has increased dramatically in recent years. Oral fungal infections have increased in frequency as a result of the widespread use of immunosuppressive drug therapies. At one time oral fungal infections were a relatively uncommon event, but with […]

do you have cold sores???

Viruses are submicroscopic structures containing RNA (ribonucleic acid) or DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). They can reproduce only within the specific living cell. Viruses may be classified according to the nucleic acid present in them. For example, coronavirus, orthomyxovirus, paramyxovirus, rhabdovirus, picornavirus, retrovirus are some of the RNA viruses. DNA viruses include herpes virus, poxvirus, adenovirus, papovirus […]