Research / May 25, 2018 Needlestick Injury – Is it just a prick?

By Dr Shehryar Hameed Siddiqi Registrar, Baqai Dental College Needlestick injury is the penetration of the skin by a needle or other sharp object, which has been in contact with blood, tissue or other body fluids before the exposure. These injuries have the possibility to lead to transmission of blood-borne diseases, placing those exposed at increased...

Interviews / May 24, 2018 Outdated Curriculum Need to Change – Prof Saima

Prof Saima Razaq Khan Sadozai is an outstanding academician who has achieved a lot in a short span of time. She is currently a professor and Head, Department of Operative Dentistry, Lahore Medical and Dental College since 2016. She is also the CEO, VISAGE Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry and Member, Board of Directors, SR Group,...

Colleges / May 24, 2018 Clinical Case Presentations At Isra

Hyderabad: Second Clinical case presentations by final year students were recently conducted at Isra Dental College Hyderabad. Program was organized by Department of Operative Dentistry at Asad Ullah Kazi Auditorium and Dr. Zahid Iqbal, (HOD & Associate Professor) was the program facilitator. Faculty of Isra Dental College, postgraduate students, house officer and final year students...

International News / May 24, 2018 Are Robots the future of Dentistry?

In Japan a Robotic nurse had been developed and being tested for shifting and moving elderly patients. A similar machine is under development for basic dental assistance like greeting and welcoming patients, taking down notes and draping and preparing for treatment. It is worth noting that Japan is already using Robotic technology to train dental...

Clinical / May 24, 2018 Smart Tooth Brushes Now!

Electronic gadgets are constantly being developed for daily day to day activities. Electric toothbrushes are now available that connect and integrate with smartphones, just like running shoes or wrist watches. A company named ‘Kolibree’  developed a smart brush, ‘Ara’  that consists of inbuilt sensors to detect the exact position and orientation of the brush. Its...

Colleges / May 24, 2018 House Officers Honoured by Ojha Dental

Karachi: Dow University Of Health Sciences (DUHS) – Ojha Dental Section’s Department of Operative Dentistry, organized an Appreciation Certificate Distribution Ceremony, to honor the House Officers for their excellent performances. The event was commenced by Dr. Hira, who welcomed all the Chief Guests, Faculty members, Postgraduate trainees and House Officers.  The ceremony began with the...

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Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure: A Growing Threat In Rural Sindh

KARACHI–  A study surfaced, exploring the risk posed by high blood pressure in rural areas of Sindh and discovered several cases of uncontrolled blood pressure despite the use of medication. High blood pressure or hypertension, is often seen as a disease that’s common in urban areas, where risk factors such as stress, poor dietary habits and lack...

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Enthusiastic Celebrations of Oral Health Day at Pre-Clinical Campus, FJDC

On 20th March, Oral Health Day is celebrated internationally.  It is the day to promote and educate the people regarding oral health and hygiene. Fatima Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC) also celebrated this day on 20th March with immense zeal and keenness.  It was arranged by the Department of Community Dentistry, under the supervision of...

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Clinical Case Presentations At Isra

Hyderabad: Second Clinical case presentations by final year students were recently conducted at Isra Dental College Hyderabad. Program was organized by Department of Operative Dentistry at Asad Ullah Kazi Auditorium and Dr. Zahid Iqbal, (HOD & Associate Professor) was the program facilitator. Faculty of Isra Dental College, postgraduate students, house officer and final year students...

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Drap Rent Government Exchequer Or Public Money A Conundrum

Drap Rent Government Exchequer Or Public Money: A Conundrum

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan paid Rs.280 million from the public exchequer, senate committee was informed. The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services and Regulations (NHSR), met with Senator Sajjad Hussain Turi in the chair Status of implementation matters as recommendations issued by the committee during last 3 years and mechanism of...
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