September 28, 2020 Why you should never ignore a cracked tooth!

By Dr Sarmad Syed A cracked tooth has a crack that may incompletely separate the crown of the tooth into two parts. It can be caused by factors like excessive masticatory forces, coarse foods, bruxism, chewing ice, etc. How to tell if you have a cracked tooth?  Cracks may develop in a normal tooth but...

September 28, 2020 Industrial zone setup to manufacture medical instruments: Fawad

Islamabad: Minister of Science and technology recently announced on his Twitter handle that an industrial zone in Faisalabad will be set up to manufacture medical instruments. This move shall further decrease price for many medical and surgical instruments in future.

September 26, 2020 Dr Irfan becomes first Pakistani dentist to speak at Latin American Online Conference

Karachi: Dr Irfan Qureshi, who is rapidly becoming a talismanic presence for Implantology in Pakistan, once again made Pakistan dental community proud. He will be the first and the only Pakistani dentist representing country ever on the global event, DENTIS Latin America Online Conference. This is a testament to the high-quality international standard and state...

September 26, 2020 FDA highlights high-risk patients to avoid dental amalgam

Instead of recommending a complete ban of dental amalgam, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising that high-risk individuals, such as pregnant women, avoid getting these fillings “whenever possible and appropriate.” Those considered high risks are advised to receive nonmercury materials, such as composite resins or glass ionomer cement fillings. Previously, the agency...

September 26, 2020 PAMI on board with PMC, fully supports NLE

KARACHI: General Secretary Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) Dr Riaz Janjua told that the recent promulgation of Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has been a better change for the medical and dental community, alleviating the standards of education. In an exclusive talk with Dental News, Dr Riaz Janjua said, “PAMI has always...

September 25, 2020 Sindh Health Minister rejects increase in drugs prices

 KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Health Sindh, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, rejected the increase in lifesaving medicine prices by the federal government.   In her statement, Azra Pechuho said that the federal government seems helpless in the face of pharmaceutical companies and their rising drug prices. She said that the price hike in 94 lifesaving drugs is...



Dental News Pakistan September 2020




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