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AEEDC 2014 concludes in Dubai

The emirate of Dubai has again become the centre of the international dental community with the start of the next edition of the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC) this week at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre for dental professionals from around the world. Held un der the patronage of…

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Prof. Dr. Philip Louis – ESCD (UK) visits Pakistan

Professor Dr. Philip Louis – Director of European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry, recently made some perceptive presentations and conducted a hands-on workshop during the IADSR International Conference held in Islamabad on 16 – 18th August 2013. Dr. Louis was voted No. 7 among the Top 50 Dentists in the United Kingdom during 2012. He is…

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Oklahoma warns 7,000 dental patients of HIV, hepatitis risk

Also, Harrington’s drug cabinet and drug logs were in disarray, it said.The autoclave used to sterilize instruments was not being used properly and was not regularly tested, the complaint said.The complaint says drug vials and needles were used multiple times on different patients, causing risk of cross-contamination. A separate set of instruments used for infectious…

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WHO welcomes international treaty on mercury

The World Health Organization (WHO) today welcomes of the approval of a new international convention (1) that will reduce the harmful health effects of mercury. Mercury is recognized as a chemical of global concern due to its ability to travel long distances in the atmosphere; its persistence in the environment; its ability to accumulate in…

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Sir Syed debate competition

KARACHI- Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences held a debate competition between MBBS and BDS students recently with the topic of the debate being “Facebook- advantageous and disadvantageous”. The competition was organized by Assistant Professor Dr. Marium Iqbal , Head of Department of Community Dentistry, with  SSCMS. The chief event being were Assistant Professor Dr….

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Sour Worse Than Sweet for Your Teeth

EMMAUS, PA-According to anecdotal reports from candy store owners, the souring economy has led to a rise in candy sales, both sweet and sour kinds. But it’s not just cavities you have to worry about when turning to those Life Savers; your tooth enamel suffers too, says a study published in theJournal of the American…

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New Mexico firm linked to Salmonella outbreak

NEW MEXICO — U.S District Judge William P. Johnson of the District of New Mexico has signed a consent decree imposing requirements on Sunland Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of peanut products linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney, to keep potentially harmful products from entering the marketplace, according to the U.S. Food and Drug…


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