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DMIMS Journal of Dental Research, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University VOLUME 2 NUMBER 4 October to December 2018

Multi Disciplinary Medical Journal Official Publication of Staff Research Society Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University) Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India 442004.

Original Articles

111 Contribution of Family to Inter-Generational Psychosocial Transmission of Tobacco Chewing
Author : Sourav Sen
Tobacco is the single most preventable cause of death and disability. The World Health Organization estimates that, for every 6 seconds, somebody dies from tobacco or tobacco related disease globally and this deadly habit is mainly learnt at home
115 Evaluation and Comparison of the Chronological Age with Dental age for Non Cleft Side Tooth in Unilateral Cleft Lip & Palate Patients using Nolla`s Stages of Tooth Eruption as Compared to Non-Cleft Patients
Author : Komal Suryavanshi
Growing individual not only differ in the timing of the maturational event but also in the sequence of the events. The developmental status of the child can be accessed from various parameters like height, weight, chronological age, secondary sexual character, skeletal and dental age (1) etc.
119 Dental Patients` Knowledge Attitude and Practice of Tobacco Use and Perception Towards the Role of Dentists in Tobacco Cessation
Author : Shravani Deolia
Tobacco and its adverse effects have been well documented in the past.According to the world health organization (WHO) worldwide, the number of deaths caused by tobacco is expected to rise from around 6 million a year now to more than 8 million by 2030.[1] For India,WHO predicts that tobacco deaths may exceed 1.5 million annually by 2020.[2]Tobacco is a major risk factor for a number of diseases affecting all age groups. Tobacco use and its pattern are closely linked to age, sex, social class, education, income etc.among many other factors.Findings from countries of SEAR(South East Asian Region)reveal that tobacco use is higher amongst the rural, illiterate and poor population.[3]About 275 million Indians(35% of adult population and 14.1% of children aged13-15 years)are tobacco users, mainly smokeless tobacco 14% of the adults smoke(24.3% males and 2.9% females)and 25.9% use smokeless tobacco(32.9% males and 18.4% females). [1] Use of smokeless tobacco leads to high disease burden, so smokeless tobacco needs special attention
124 Knowledge, Attitude and Practises Regarding Basic Life Support Among Dental Professionals
Author : Shravani Deolia
Basic Life Support (BLS) is a simple life saving protocol following a cardiac arrest. It is an integral part of emergency resuscitative care that focuses on retaining sufficient ventilation and circulation until the cause of the arrest is detected and eliminated. (1) According to consciences, the treatment for cardiac arrest should be basically guided by four pillars which are regarded as: proper knowledge and skills of the treatment, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice to the health of the patient
128 Comparative Evaluation of Shear Bond Strength of Glass Ionomer Cement and Composite Resin on Permanent Teeth after Application of GC Tooth Mousse Plus
Author : Roshni Taori
Tooth decay is a chronic disease in both children and adults. Considering the high rate of caries and its consequences, its treatment and prevention is very important. The conventional method of treating dental caries was to remove affected enamel and dentin and to restore it with some restorative material
132 Effect of 40% Sodium Ascorbate on Shear Bond Strength of Composite Bonded with 5th and 7th Generation Dentin Bonding Agents to Bleached Teeth : An In-vitro Study
Author : Mehek Batra
In the pursuit of looking good, mankind has always tried to improve facial features. Since the appearance and alignment of teeth influence the personality, they have received considerable attention. With increasing awareness of aesthetic dentistry, bleaching has become a common procedure. In 1799, Macintosh reported the use of chloride of lime as a bleaching agent and in1895, Garretson reported the use of chloride as a bleaching agent, he said “it is a decomposer of organic substances that contains the discolored elements
137 Correlation of Cephalometric Parameters with Second Digit and Fourth Digit Ratio : A Preliminary Study
Author : Neha Bhandhari
Orthodontic diagnosis is an important factor in determining the success of any orthodontic treatment. Therefore, it is imperative for the orthodontist to have knowledge about the hormones in determining growth and development. Human facial growth is algometric, which means that there are differences in intensity, direction and time of growth in various parts of the faces of males and females. Facial growth and development are of deep concern to the clinician, because the amount and direction of growth will significantly alter the need for orthodontic biomechanics.

Review Articles

142 CHERUBISM : A Review
Author : Mrunal Meshram
Cherubism is a rare disease of autosomal dominant inheritance, under the classification of fibro-osseous lesions characterized by painless, frequently symmetrical, enlargement of the jaws as a result of the replacement of bone with fibrous tissue.[1] Cherubism or multilocular cystic disease of the jaws was first recognized as a separate entity in 1933 by William A. Jones in a family with several affected members

Case Reports

147 Odontogenic Fibromyxoma : A Case Report
Author : Samhita Hore
Odontogenic fibromyxoma is a benign, locally aggressive tumour with origins from the mesenchyme. (1,2) This lesion was first described by Virchow in 1863.(3) Myxomas represent 2.3% to 17.7% of all odontogenic tumours and fibromyxomas form a small portion of that percentage making it a rare entity.(4) Both 2005 and 2017 classifications of odontogenic cysts and tumours by WHO classifies it as a tumour of mesenchymal origin
150 Combination of Skeletal Anchorage System and Alveolar Bone Decortication : A Novel Method for Rapid and Efficient Molar Intrusion
Author : Narayan Kulkarni
The morphologic pattern in anterior open bite is often characterized by an increased vertical facial dimension, posterior maxillary dentoalveolar height and a steep mandibular plane. The correction of anterior open bite can be achieved by various permutations and combinations. Intra orally the Implants, onplants, skeletal anchorage system, posterior bite plane, bite-blocks with repelling magnets and spring-loaded bite-blocks have been applied to achieve dentoalveolar intrusion of the posterior segments.