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The ‘Real Challenges’ of COVID-19
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The ‘Real Challenges’ of COVID-19

Challenges are opportunities in disguise. Challenges give us motivation and push us to reach higher places. The history of mankind is filled with instances of such challenges that attribute to our advancements. Though enough setbacks have been faced by humans, still we have recovered from that and move towards future. By Dr Aqib Mudassar If…

Coronavirus Vaccine: Is it worth the hype?
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Coronavirus Vaccine: Is it worth the hype?

COVID-19 virus has spread around the world and everyone is living in fear. There is nothing which can counter coronavirus at this moment. Scientists are working their best on developing a Coronavirus vaccine as soon as possible. By Suhaib Ahsan Vaccines are complex to make Vaccines work by assisting the immune system to make antibodies…

Can Pakistan’s dental community face COVID-19?
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Can Pakistan’s dental community face COVID-19?

The contagious nature of the COVID-19 due to its easy spread and sustainably in the community has compelled a number of countries to go in partial or complete lock down, halting the social life and affecting the global economy. While nations continue to work professionally from home, the dental community faces a similar situation. By…

What can dentists do during COVID-19 lockdown?
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What can dentists do during COVID-19 lockdown?

The recent escalation of Coronavirus has caused frenzy in many domains of our lives. With major cities being locked down and self-quarantine measures taken up in many regions of the world, most of the other walks of life has also halted. With all this in backdrop, dental fraternity tends to be affected the most. Dentists…

Reducing the Mental Health Burden from COVID-19
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Reducing the Mental Health Burden from COVID-19

As the world comes to grips with the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that there is a critical need for global preparedness, collaboration, and effective management strategies. The psychological impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic must be recognized alongside the physical symptoms for all those affected. Telehealth, or more specifically telemental health…

Why dental community is an easy target for coronavirus?
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Why dental community is an easy target for coronavirus?

Health care workers are the soldiers on the front lines fighting with this contagious disease, especially dentists. By Suhaib Ahsan The general public may not be aware of the realities of health care in general and certainly not during this pandemic. As pandemic disease COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Hospital staffs such as doctors, dentists and…

How dentists can prepare against COVID-19?
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How dentists can prepare against COVID-19?

Recently, the city of Wuhan gave rise to a mutant version of coronavirus commonly known as Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  This zoonotic species can be transmitted between the animals and humans such as bats that are involved in the current spread. Contagion spreads through direct contact with the infected person and contaminated objects such as metal…

COVID-19: Dental community ready to face new challenges?
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COVID-19: Dental community ready to face new challenges?

Since its outbreak, COVID-19, an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus, has spread across the globe to an extent that WHO has declared it as a pandemic. By Dr Sumaiya Hasan COVID-19: Fast and Furious Owing to its rapid transmission from infected animal or person, COVID-19 poses a serious threat to the…

COVID-19: ADA urges to provide Dental emergency treatment only
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COVID-19: ADA urges to provide Dental emergency treatment only

In the wake of risks posed by the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the growing health concerns, American Dental Association (ADA) has released some guidelines to provide better guidance to the dentists in determining a need for patient’s urgent or emergency care. By Suhaib Ahsan Though ADA recognizes that every country and their dental associations must…

Can Home Remedies Really Work For Healthy Teeth?
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Can Home Remedies Really Work For Healthy Teeth?

All over the world, people spend billions of rupees on their teeth whitening and healthy gums, including at-home oral hygiene products. By Suhaib Ahsan There are variety of products available in the market to choose from when it comes to oral care products. However, most of the products consists of different kind of chemicals, which…


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