Clinical

Oral Care for Prevention of Gum/Periodontal Disease
Clinical

Oral Care for Prevention of Gum/Periodontal Disease

A Dentist’s Guide By Dr Ayesha Iqbal Overview Maintaining good oral health is essential to one’s overall health. In general, the goals of proper oral hygiene are to remove or prevent plaque and tartar formation and buildup, prevent dental caries and periodontal disease, and decrease the incidence of halitosis. Results from various clinical studies have…

“Know the kind of Practice you want, and Plan in Advance”
Clinical

“Know the kind of Practice you want, and Plan in Advance”

My Practice Management Story By Aqib Mudassar On many occasions I talk about the importance of PRACTICE MANAGEMENT, however the message always hits my associates harder than the outsiders. I finally realized why it was so; my associates always know the inner story! That’s what makes them understand what practice management really is and the…

Dentists Must Understand the Power of Refusal
Clinical

Dentists Must Understand the Power of Refusal

                    “Learn to say no to the wrong treatments, and you will always win in the long run”           By Dr. Aqib Mudassar We as human beings are vulnerable to the fear of loss; we take all such actions which lead us to safe comfort zones…

3 Methods of Straightening Your Teeth to Achieve a Perfect Smile
Clinical

3 Methods of Straightening Your Teeth to Achieve a Perfect Smile

Thanks to a number of astounding advances in modern dental procedures, there are several teeth straightening methods that can help you achieve a beautifully straight smile. Some treatments will help straighten the teeth in a fraction of the time that traditional, metal braces take, while others will completely hide the existing teeth to create the…

The Important Reasons Behind Removing Wisdom Teeth
Clinical

The Important Reasons Behind Removing Wisdom Teeth

It seems that removing wisdom teeth has become a rite of passage into adulthood, but is it always necessary to remove them? The answer varies because each case is different. While it is true that extracting wisdom teeth can prevent dental problems, both now and later, only after assessing the growth, position and impact on surrounding…

New Device Lets You Floss All Your Teeth At Once
Clinical

New Device Lets You Floss All Your Teeth At Once

Although in this year we have witnessed the creation of several cool dental gadgets which make oral hygiene fun and easier to do, dental floss seems like one of those things you can’t really rethink in a big way. It’s been commercially available for well over 100 years and, in that time, hasn’t changed significantly…

The Truth About Crowns & Bridges Which All Dentists Should Know
Clinical

The Truth About Crowns & Bridges Which All Dentists Should Know

By Dr. Aqib Mudassar Crown and bridge constitute a major part of day to day dentistry in the west. My practices in California used to generate 50% of the revenue from crown and bridge work. However, proper case selection, gingival health, and a number of other factors play an important role in the long-term prognosis of indirect restorative work. The key to…

Dr. Sara & Dr. Hamza Become Lumineer Specialists
Clinical

Dr. Sara & Dr. Hamza Become Lumineer Specialists

Dubai- The world of dentistry is advancing at a tremendous pace. Within the expansive field of dentistry, cosmetic procedures are gaining popularity day by day. One such advancement in the global dental industry is “Lumineers” – extremely thin but very durable veneers made out of cerinate porcelain with a follow-up time of around 20 years….

The True Difference Between Endodontists & General Dentists
Clinical

The True Difference Between Endodontists & General Dentists

When most individuals encounter tooth pain, their first instinct is to schedule an appointment with their dentist, but there are instances when you may need to be treated by an endodontist, simply because the treatment needed supersedes the capacities of the dentist. Indeed, dentists can examine and diagnose the problem, but they will likely refer…

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