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When can I reopen my dental practice safely?
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When can I reopen my dental practice safely?

The setback faced by dental community in Pakistan, resonates with dentists all over the world. By Dr Muattar Hanif While many Pakistani dentists opted to close their practices due to COVID-19 situation, the rest decided to cater only emergency cases. The guidelines provided by ADA and BDA though has been beneficial in this regard, but…

Online classes: The road to ‘possible’ change
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Online classes: The road to ‘possible’ change

Obviously it depends on what your situation is and how you learn, but for me, I’ve found online classes to be a lot more effective for my learning style.  By Suraj Kumar The experience to pause the lectures and rewind them back at your will is really ecstatic. This had definitely made my notes more…

Ways to up online presence during COVID-19
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Ways to up online presence during COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to create disturbance in business routines and physical connection to any place is on hold. This crisis has almost stopped the routine dental and health checkups. Therefore, staying connected to patients is difficult By SUHAIB AHSAN According to the latest Microsoft Advertising updates on US consumer behavior, there has been rapid increase…

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…


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