January 27, 2020 Alvi clears the air about recent controversial remark

Karachi: President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi recently wrote an article titled ‘Fake news: A conundrum that demands serious discourse in Pakistan.’ The article was published in all major newspapers of Pakistan. According to the article, the author stated that he recently visited the hospitals, the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and the National Institute...

January 27, 2020 ‘Dentist on hoverboard’ convicted for illegal practice

Canada: An Alaska dentist who was filmed pulling a sedated woman’s teeth while riding a hoverboard has recently been convicted of reckless endangerment and Medicaid fraud, according to a Press Release issued by the Alaska Department of Law. Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton found Seth Lookhart, DMD, guilty of 46 counts of medical assistance fraud,...

January 27, 2020 Surgical complications are more likely to heighten in smokers

KARACHI: According to a recently issued WHO report, tobacco smokers were at a significantly higher risk than non-smokers for post-surgical complications, including impaired heart and lung functions, infections, and delayed or impaired wound healing. However, new evidence revealed that smokers who quit approximately four weeks or more before surgery have a lower risk of complications...

January 25, 2020 Two Quackery outlets sealed in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Dr Zeeshan Khurram, Deputy District Health Officer (DDHO), District Health Authority (DHA) recently announced that two quacks clinics were sealed. This was part of in its ongoing drive against illegal clinics. While addressing the Press, Dr Zeeshan Khurram said that on the orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan, the DHA sealed two clinics including...

January 25, 2020 Annual Sports week celebrated by KMDC

Karachi: Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) recently organized Annual Sports week with full zeal and zest. The event was inaugurated by Pakistan’s renowned hockey play, Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui. The event was chaired by KMDC Principal, Prof. Dr S. Mahmood Haider. Along with faculty members, students and their parents witnessed the inaugural event. In his...

January 24, 2020 Experts put spotlight on efficiency of stainless-steel crowns

Canada: In a recent study, researchers have examined the long-term clinical outcomes of using stainless-steel crowns (SSCs) in a special needs population and confirmed that SSCs are a viable and durable option for the treatment of both types of dentition Dental crowns are widely available in a variety of materials, making it difficult for dentists...

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Blending of Art and Dentistry
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Blending of Art and Dentistry

I have always been particularly passionate about art and design. Though I am a professional dentist, but on certain instances, I introduced myself as “an artist whose hobby is dentistry.” By Dr. Sandhiya Salim The pursuance of dentistry was more of “an accidental migrant experience” for me. An experience that can easily establish sense of…

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New Zealand’s first clear aligner company launched
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New Zealand’s first clear aligner company launched

New Zealand: Smilii, the first New Zealand brand of clear aligners, will soon be providing quality treatment to its clients to make tooth straightening procedures more available to New Zealanders. In the past, Clear aligner technology has been dominated by two American brands that offer their products at different prices and in different qualities. According…

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Dental Research: Workshop conducted at ISMDC
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Dental Research: Workshop conducted at ISMDC

ISLAMABAD: A workshop on “How to publish in indexed journal?” was recently conducted at Islamabad Medical and Dental College (IMDC). The activity was conducted under the umbrella of Pakistan Association of Dental Research (PADR) and Pakistan Prosthodontic Association (PPA). A total of 27 registration were made from different colleges of the city.  The facilitator for…

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Exclusive interview with Dr Asher Jamelle
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Exclusive interview with Dr Asher Jamelle

Recently Dr Ashar Nizamuddin Jamelle sat down with Dental News Pakistan to talk about his journey as a practitioner and discuss some pointers pertaining to Periodontology. By Dr Sonia Sameen Dr Ashar Nizamuddin Jamelle graduated from Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC), Karachi. Following his graduation, Dr Ashar joined Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) to complete…

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The plight of Dental Students
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The plight of Dental Students

By Dr. Ramsha Aijaz “Am I done with struggle?” Thought that came in mind after getting admission in government medical university. “No, it’s just the beginning,” something within me answered back. Thinking about my glittering future when I stepped in university premises, I came across different world then I imagined. Hall was filled with happy,…

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Surgical complications are more likely to heighten in smokers
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Surgical complications are more likely to heighten in smokers

KARACHI: According to a recently issued WHO report, tobacco smokers were at a significantly higher risk than non-smokers for post-surgical complications, including impaired heart and lung functions, infections, and delayed or impaired wound healing. However, new evidence revealed that smokers who quit approximately four weeks or more before surgery have a lower risk of complications…

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Alvi clears the air about recent controversial remark
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Alvi clears the air about recent controversial remark

Karachi: President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi recently wrote an article titled ‘Fake news: A conundrum that demands serious discourse in Pakistan.’ The article was published in all major newspapers of Pakistan. According to the article, the author stated that he recently visited the hospitals, the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and the National Institute…

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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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