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Don’t forget brushing for a healthier brain
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Don’t forget brushing for a healthier brain

In a recent study, experts found that the bacteria which cause gum disease have been implicated as a cause of dementia.  So heres sharing everything you need to know: What is gum disease and why should I be worried about it? Gum disease, also known as gingivitis in its mild form, occurs when bacteria accumulate…

Histatin 5-The future of caries treatment
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Histatin 5-The future of caries treatment

Dentist and researcehrs all over the world have been striving hard to find one molecule that can end the drillings and fillings all together. Recently, Scientists have created a peptide with antimicrobial and remineralizing properties to help prevent and maybe even reverse tooth decay. The molecule combines salivary peptide histatin 5, which already showed promise…

Dow Dental College passes PMC scrutiny with flying colors
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Dow Dental College passes PMC scrutiny with flying colors

Karachi: In a recent notification released by Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), Dow Dental College (DDC), Karachi was provisionally approved for registration to induct new batch of dental students. The notification, as mentioned, was released based on the recommendations of National Inspection Committee and Higher Education Commission in its meeting held recently.   Upon being registered,…

An informative session held in AIDM
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An informative session held in AIDM

KARACHI – An informative session titled ‘Advances in Periodontology’, conducted by Prof Dr. Tariq Javed, Professor of Periodontology, Vice Dean of James B. Edward College of Dental Medicine was held in Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM). The thought provoking session was carried out in an effort to educate dental students, house-officers and faculty members…

7th International Pakistan Prosthodontic Association Conference held in Peshawar
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7th International Pakistan Prosthodontic Association Conference held in Peshawar

Peshawar: The 7th International Pakistan Prosthodontic Association (PPA) Conference was held recently at Sardar Begum Dental College (SBDC), Gandhara University. The conference was inaugurated by Professor Abdus-Salam, Vice Chancellor of Gandhara University. The event was presided by Professor Dr Syed Nasir Shah, President PPA and Head of Prosthodontic Department, SBDC, Peshawar. Prof Dr Ali Chughtai,…

Sindh passes bill to ban Gutka and other products
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Sindh passes bill to ban Gutka and other products

KARACHI: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) recently released an official statement hailing the Sindh Government for passing the Sindh Prohibition of Preparation, Manufacturing, Storage, Sale, and Use of Gutka and Manpuri Bill, 2019 in the Sindh Assembly. The bill would ban the import, export, manufacture, sale, and purchase of Gutka, Manpuri, and their derivatives in…

Exclusive interview with Dr Faizan
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Exclusive interview with Dr Faizan

by DN STAFFER “Nobility comes with selflessness and compassion, when you serve without expecting return.” Dr Syed Muhammad Faizan graduated from Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC), Karachi. He did Master of Science (MSc.) in Oral Implantology from J W Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. He is also founder of Pak Dental Community (PDC). For his efforts…

Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja
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Govt. shared PMC Draft only with PAMI: Khuwaja

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) recently held a press conference at National Press Club. The event was chaired by Khaqan Waheed Khuwaja, PAMI General Secretary. During the press conference, Khuwaja admitted that the draft of Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) ordinance was shared with PAMI by the government before its promulgation….


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