December 11, 2019 Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: Previous reviews have shown smoking cessation to have a positive impact on the outcome of periodontal therapy. Researchers have addressed the association between smoking and tooth loss. This may lead towards periodontal diseases. However, till now no systematic review has evaluated the effect of smoking cessation, especially on toothloss. Therefore, researchers from...

December 11, 2019 Sindh Medical and Dental Council will be soon made: Dr Azra Pechuho

Karachi: Dr Azra Pechuho, Sindh Health Minister recently addressed news conference held at the Sindh Secretariat. Azra was accompanied by Ahson Rabbani, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Child Life Foundation (CLF) as well. CLF was a partner of the Sindh government in running the children emergency rooms at public hospitals. Addressing a news conference, Azra said...

December 10, 2019 Award ceremony held at Hamdard University

Karachi- An award ceremony was recently held at Department of Endodontic dentistry, Hamdard dental college. The ceremony was chaired by Dr Mehmood, Head of Prosthodontic department. The certificates were distributed among the candidates by Professor Dr Abrar, Head & CPSP post graduate supervisor, Hamdard dental college. The winners were selected on the basis of their overall...

December 9, 2019 Quiz Competition held at Baqai Dental College

Karachi- Annual Quiz Competition was organized by Department of Community Dentistry at Baqai Dental College. The competition was held among the students of 2nd Year BDS. This co-curricular activity was orchestrated by the whole community dentistry team including Head of Department, Prof Dr Asghar Ali Shigri, Dr Mohammad Ali Leghari, Dr Samreen Shafqat, Dr Syed...

December 7, 2019 Free dental camp set up at Sialkot

SIALKOT- Free Dental checkup camp was arranged in Out Patient Department (OPD) of ISLAM DENTAL HOSPITAL. Dental screening and consultation was provided to 70 preschool children of The Generation School. The checkup was conducted by house officers and students of 2nd year under the supervision of Dr. Hira Shafique and Dr. Maria Rabbani, Department of...

December 6, 2019 Antibiotic rods designed to heal gum disease

It has been well established that the prevalence of periodontal disease remains high at global level. The number of cases are increasing despite increased awareness of the importance of oral health. Though there are numerous treatment modalities available but each one of them comes with its own drawbacks. Recently, a team of researchers sought to...

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The Surge of Oral Cancer: More Than Ever Before
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The Surge of Oral Cancer: More Than Ever Before

My limited experience working as a house officer in Dow University Hospital has given me enough chances to witness patients with oral cancer. They are easy to identify among the hordes of patients visiting the Government funded dental hospital.  An outgrowth on one side of the face, mouth completely locked, not even able to talk…

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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan
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Searle announces the acquisition of OBS Pakistan

KARACHI: One of Pakistan’s leading pharmaceutical companies, the Searle company Ltd., recently announced that it is acquiring OBS Pakistan Ltd. A recently issued statement said that Searle had been a US-based multinational company as it was acquired by IBL Group in 1993 and listed in the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The latest acquisition will strengthen Searle’s…

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Award ceremony held at Hamdard University
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Award ceremony held at Hamdard University

Karachi- An award ceremony was recently held at Department of Endodontic dentistry, Hamdard dental college. The ceremony was chaired by Dr Mehmood, Head of Prosthodontic department. The certificates were distributed among the candidates by Professor Dr Abrar, Head & CPSP post graduate supervisor, Hamdard dental college. The winners were selected on the basis of their overall…

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Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study
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Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: Previous reviews have shown smoking cessation to have a positive impact on the outcome of periodontal therapy. Researchers have addressed the association between smoking and tooth loss. This may lead towards periodontal diseases. However, till now no systematic review has evaluated the effect of smoking cessation, especially on toothloss. Therefore, researchers from…

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Poor familial relationships detrimental to health
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Poor familial relationships detrimental to health

According to the results of a recent study, family relationship strain was associated with a greater number of chronic conditions. The survey looked at family strain, family support, and intimate partner strain. Having a strained relationship with parents, siblings, or children may be more harmful to people’s health than enduring rocky romantic partnerships, according to…

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Quiz Competition held at Baqai Dental College
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Quiz Competition held at Baqai Dental College

Karachi- Annual Quiz Competition was organized by Department of Community Dentistry at Baqai Dental College. The competition was held among the students of 2nd Year BDS. This co-curricular activity was orchestrated by the whole community dentistry team including Head of Department, Prof Dr Asghar Ali Shigri, Dr Mohammad Ali Leghari, Dr Samreen Shafqat, Dr Syed…

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Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study
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Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: Previous reviews have shown smoking cessation to have a positive impact on the outcome of periodontal therapy. Researchers have addressed the association between smoking and tooth loss. This may lead towards periodontal diseases. However, till now no systematic review has evaluated the effect of smoking cessation, especially on toothloss. Therefore, researchers from…

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Antibiotic rods designed to heal gum disease
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Antibiotic rods designed to heal gum disease

It has been well established that the prevalence of periodontal disease remains high at global level. The number of cases are increasing despite increased awareness of the importance of oral health. Though there are numerous treatment modalities available but each one of them comes with its own drawbacks. Recently, a team of researchers sought to…

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DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition begins at Expo Centre
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DUHS-DICE Health Innovation Exhibition begins at Expo Centre

KARACHI: The two-day event of the 5th All Pakistan DUHS-DICE Health Innovation exhibition was inaugurated at the Expo Center Karachi. The Dow University of Health Sciences, a leading health sciences university, organized the event. In this exhibition, Pakistani and foreign delegates stated that Pakistan must adopt self-reliance as a national agenda by making everything that…

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