Category Archives: Conservation

Engineers on a Small Scale

Dentists and engineers have one thing in common: we build bridges! My dad is a civil engineer, my brother is an architect. As expected, many people naturally┬áspeculated┬áthat I would follow their footsteps to pick up a career in engineering or … Continue reading

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Amalgam – A Story of Lustre and Glory

This is an article about amalgam – a story of lustre and  [REDACTED]  mercury. Ah, the controversies and conflict of choice when it comes to picking a filling material. There have been numerous researches on which is a better filling … Continue reading

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Drill n’ Fill

This is an article about tooth decay and how dentists can fix it. Tooth decay (we call them dental caries) is the most common disease affecting humans. [1] It is more common in the developed world than in the developing … Continue reading

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Phantom Heads

This is a post on how we were taught the basic hands-on skills in the dental school. “I lay there every morning, dressed in sky blue, mouth wide open, for students to work on my teeth. They can make mistakes … Continue reading

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