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Are face-masks the new ‘corona vaccine?’
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Are face-masks the new ‘corona vaccine?’

USA: In a recent briefing CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Director, Robert Redfield told that wearing a face mask could be more effective in preventing an individual coronavirus infection than getting a vaccine. He told that masks may prove to be better than the much-awaited vaccine He further said, “I’m not gonna comment…

Dental Research in Pakistan – Barriers too Hard to Cross?
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Dental Research in Pakistan – Barriers too Hard to Cross?

By Dr Sumaiya Hasan Dentistry is a rapidly progressing field, with clinical advances made every day. Dental research is the foundation of dental education and clinical dental practice. It is, therefore, of paramount importance to consider research as imperative to the progress of the dental health care system. Where does dental research stand in Pakistan? …

5 Things you should know before getting a dental filling
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5 Things you should know before getting a dental filling

By Dr Yasir Israr You could not keep your hands off the sweets and are starting to feel the stinging effect of cold water, on a particular tooth. Upon consulting with your dentist, you are informed that a filling needs to be done to solve your problem. Like anyone you are uncertain of what to…

The truth about your biodegradable bamboo toothbrush
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The truth about your biodegradable bamboo toothbrush

By Dr Sandhiya Salim It is 2020, and most of us are becoming more environment-friendly in our choices than ever before! With a large emphasis on taking care of the environment, many people are working towards reducing pollution and promoting recycling, cutting down on using single, disposable, and bio-degradable products. Along with protecting and nurturing…

Can proper Hospital Waste Management reduce monsoon mayhem?
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Can proper Hospital Waste Management reduce monsoon mayhem?

by Dr Muattar Hanif The heavy rainfall dimmed the city of lights, Karachi into never-ending chaos and hopelessness. As per recent reports, 26 people have lost their lives in the urban flooding and damage caused by the monsoon. With underpasses filled with water up to the brim and overspilled sewerage pipes showed the horrifying state…

Life after dental graduation; What to do now?
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Life after dental graduation; What to do now?

by Dr Muhammad Yasir Israr You gave your final professional exam, the clinical internships are behind you, and you find yourself thrust into the working world, where you have to compete for careers. Like every graduate, you are also faced with the dilemma of choosing between the plethora of choices where your colleagues and peers…

Failed Dental Restorations: Are dentists solely to be blamed?
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Failed Dental Restorations: Are dentists solely to be blamed?

By Dr Sumaiya Hasan Dental problems can be bothering. In some cases, dental fillings can be the solution. However, just as relieved a patient feels after having the dental restoration, the relief can turn into a nightmare if the filling dislodges. While Dentistry is growing based on research and recent innovations facilitating clinical practice, dislodged…

Morning breathe: Everything you need to know about
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Morning breathe: Everything you need to know about

-by Dr Hiba Shams In recent times, everyone is getting conscious about looks and appearance. People spend so much time, energy and money to look prim and proper. Among such things include bad breathe that can shatter one’s confidence and self-esteem. Morning breathes another curse for many who experience it. Morning breath is the term…

Are you neglecting your clinic during lockdown?
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Are you neglecting your clinic during lockdown?

By Dr Muattar Hanif With the surge of COVID-19, the government has imposed restrictions and even imposed smart lockdown in many cities of Pakistan. Amidst all this chaos, many dental health professionals kept open their practices, while others opted for specific timings to cater to emergency cases only. But the impact of COVID-19 has affected…

Why financial management is important in dentistry?
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Why financial management is important in dentistry?

by Dr. Muhammad Yasir Israr Dentistry is a noble profession, providing health care services regarding the oral cavity. But let’s not forget why people choose to go into the dental field like any other profession. The hope that their hard work will be financially rewarding. Once you are done with your graduation and post-graduation, depending…


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