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Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology


Space and aeronautical dentistry: A review


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Author Details : Parul Bansal, Vineeta Nikhil, Sana Ali, Preeti Mishra, Rajendra Bharatiya

Volume : 3, Issue : 3, Year : 2018

Article Page : 59-64


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Abstract

Human beings are not just limited to moon today but are trying their level best to reach Mars and even beyond. Microgravity conditions can have various physiological implications on the astronaut’s general as well as dental health. Aeronautical dentistry is a newly recognized dental specialty concerning the application of dentistry to aeronautical environment. This article highlights the physiological changes in human body exposed to microgravity and radiation as well as prevention, diagnosis and management of dental emergencies which can arise during space mission.

Keywords: Aeronautical, Barodontalgia, Dentistry, Microgravity.

Doi : 10.18231/2456-8953.2018.0016

How to cite : Bansal P, Nikhil V, Ali S, Mishra P, Bharatiya R, Space and aeronautical dentistry: A review. Indian J Pharm Pharmacol 2018;3(3):59-64

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