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Pakistan Dental Association Advisory Note
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Pakistan Dental Association Advisory Note

Restricting the use of Dental Amalgam in Children under 15 years, and Pregnant Women Dental Amalgam is a commonly used restorative material, which is comprised of approximately 50% mercury. Numerous data related to dental mercury toxicity are available, which suggest that children are most susceptible to its toxic effect. Mercury toxicity in children is likely…

Dr Nauman Now A Diplomate
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Dr Nauman Now A Diplomate

Dr. Nauman Rafique Chatha has successfully completed the examinations required to achieve the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.He has also been awarded the FRCD(Fellow Royal College Of Dentists of Canada) after successfully completing the National Dental Specialty Examination in Canada. Dr. Nauman Chatha completed his BDS from Baqai Medical University after which he moved to…

Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan Recall VALSARTAN
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Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan Recall VALSARTAN

DRAP has issued a recall alert on the basis of information shared by European Medicine Agencies (EMA). An impurity has been detected in the “VALSARTAN” active substance supplied by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, a company in Linhai, China. According to the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association & National Health Survey (2011), 33% of the Pakistani population…

Pakistan Represented at the American Association of Orthodontics
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Pakistan Represented at the American Association of Orthodontics

It is a moment of great pride and honor in terms of International recognition, as Dr. Sohrab Shaheed from Rehman College of Dentistry, Peshawar,  represented Pakistan’s Orthodontic Fraternity  at the American Association of Orthodontics’ 118th Annual session. This program was held from 4th to 8th May, in Washington DC. The title of Dr. Sohrab’s Oral presentation…

Smart Tooth Brushes Now!
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Smart Tooth Brushes Now!

Electronic gadgets are constantly being developed for daily day to day activities. Electric toothbrushes are now available that connect and integrate with smartphones, just like running shoes or wrist watches. A company named ‘Kolibree’  developed a smart brush, ‘Ara’  that consists of inbuilt sensors to detect the exact position and orientation of the brush. Its…

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