Scope of MDS Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

A branch of dental sciences, Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge includes the study of creation and placement of such artificial dentures of teeth lost due to an injury or disease. This branch of dentistry deals with the replacement and restoration of lost teeth as well as the related structures through a dental prosthesis that restores the optimal function, comfort and aesthetics of a patient. The services include the replacement of teeth, associated oral as well as maxillofacial tissues through removing and fixing methods like implants. The restorations comprise bridges, crowns, inlays and veneers. When it comes to appropriate restorations, its effectiveness is determined with the materi... »

Pillar Drill Jargon For Beginners

When I was starting out with pillar drills, I found all of the terms for the different parts and measurements really confusing. This article is designed to help you if you are trying to choose a drill and need to understand what all the terminology and jargon means. Parts Found on Pillar Drills Drill head — the assembly that makes up the chuck, spindle, drill bit, motor and pulleys. Base — the heavy “foot” of the machine that is bolted to the floor in the case of a larger pillar drill or the workbench in the case of a smaller bench-mounted drill. Column — this is the vertical pillar that gives the pillar drill one of its names (confusingly, its other common name... »

Replacing Backboards on Lifetime In Ground Basketball Systems

Lifetime Basketball Backboards Are Replaceable Over time, all backboards will wear out. When the time comes, a knee-jerk reaction might be to throw out the old system and look to purchase a whole new system. While, in some cases, this might be necessary, many times you can save considerable amounts of money by simply replacing the backboard of the in ground basketball system. Lifetime Products makes many of their systems with component backboards that can be purchased retail, rather than replacing the entire goal. Here is the way to determine if your basketball system has a backboard that can be replaced. What is the backboard material is used on your in ground basketball system? Lifetime in... »

Spitting Tacks and Staple Guns: Upholstery Then and Now

Spitting tacks is a learned skill – using staple guns is not. Both can be dangerous. You don’t want to swallow upholstery tacks, but a 60 lb staple gun can do a lot of damage to a finger! Which is best? I have my own ideas about that, but upholstery has changed a lot over recent years, and not for the better. When I was younger, my dad taught me how to spit tacks. Not too much younger, because you need a magnetic upholstery hammer for tack spitting. Prior to the development of these hammers you had to hold the tacks in your fingers and hit them (the tacks preferably, but sometimes both!) Magnetic hammers were followed swiftly by the skill of spitting tacks! The Art of Spitting Ta... »

Kitchen Back-Splash Ideas – How to Make a Simple Kitchen Back-Splash – Ideas For Your Home

Simple Kitchen Back-splash ideas are a way to add interest to a kitchen without breaking the bank. While Back-splash can easily exceed several hundred dollars, there are many inexpensive ways to create an elegant finish of your kitchen. Using simple kitchen Back-splash Tile Ideas Most homeowners prefer simple kitchen Back-splash ideas that can be performed with tiles. In most cases, cheaper tile Back-splash available. * Ceramic tiles: This is the simplest and least expensive for most owners. Ceramic tiles are available in different colors, styles, sizes and finishes. Home care can help to install Back-splash. * Mosaic Tiles: Mosaic is a popular choice for many types of housing. Available in ... »

Start a Portrait Painting Business For Fun, Profit, and Romance

What is the most romantic thing you can do? Start a portrait painting business – that’s what! You will grow fond of your sitter, have fun painting, and fall in love with the portrait you painted. After all, the portrait will be your “baby” and you will not want to let it go. Once you have painted your first portrait, you will see what I mean. People love to have their portrait painted and you can make a substantial income with your exquisite paintings. How much money can you make? A good, as yet unknown portrait artist, can expect to be paid anywhere from $10,000 to $25,000 for a head and shoulders portrait. At this rate just 6 to 7 portraits can earn you a living. If... »

Why You Should Choose Battery Powered LED Fairy Lights For Your Home Decorations

Come Christmas time, a lot of people will be rushing to stores to buy Christmas lights and other decorations to add a festive touch to their homes, both indoors and outdoors. There are also people who may be in search of or need lights for weddings and other gatherings and celebrations. Lighting is probably one of the decorations that is most often taken for granted and receives very little thought or effort, but is one of the best ways to instantly add and achieve the right ambiance. When choosing lights for your needs, you should be aware that there are different kinds of lights available, particularly battery operated lights as well as led fairy lights and led curtain lights. Choosing the... »

Scope of Gardening – Grow Your Own Vegetables and Fruits

You can grow your own Vegetables and Fruits in your garden for this you no need to own a big garden to cultivate your favourite vegetables and fruits. With the availability of small area were good sunlight and rainfall shower exist you can grow your vegetables and fruits. No need for dedicated land even you can grow them in bags,hanging baskets and containers. Choose a place which is close to your sight may be close to your window or door so that you can take good care of your garden. If you choose to grow a specific vegetable are a fruit try to know the growing condition and normally for vegetables it takes 6 hours of sunlight exposure to maintain its moisture content inside. The same condi... »

Cooking Tips and Substitutions for Corn Flour, Corn Meal, Cornstarch and About That Johnny Cake

Several different types of cooking ingredients come from corn. Corn bread, stews and even fried catfish recipes call for some form of corn. If you are missing an ingredient knowing its equivalent or substitution can save grandma’s recipe from oblivion. If you know the use of an ingredient, it is easier to come up with a substitution. Today Mom explains corn starch, corn flour, cornmeal and that Johnny Cake. Corn Starch: Made from the endosperm of the corn kernel. Cornstarch is used to thicken sauces, soups and stews. Substitutions for cornstarch are as follows: 1 tablespoon cornstarch = 2/3 tablespoon arrowroot OR 2 tablespoons all purpose flour OR 1 tablespoon potato starch OR 2 table... »

Pros and Cons of the Vampire Facelift

Did you see Kim Kardashian’s vampire facelift? It looked horrendous and frightening as she cried out with obvious discomfort. In the end, she indicated that it was all worth it. Would you go through anything like this if you knew more about the procedure? Why do they call it vampire face lift anyway? I guess, it probably is because of all the blood involved. This type of facelift is a bit misleading because it uses facial fillers like Restylane and Juverderm does. The result of the Vampire Facelift is a thicker collagen that fills out the face; expunging wrinkles and reducing thinness. Many cosmetic surgeons believe that human plasma injections stimulate new growth of the cells to deve... »

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