Clinical

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…

Child Oral Health – The Principles of Pediatric Dentistry
Clinical

Child Oral Health – The Principles of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Saleha Shah Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Paediatric Dentistry is a branch of dentistry dealing with children from birth through adolescence. This speciality encompasses all of dentistry’s technical skills against a background of understanding child development in health and disease. Infants, children and adolescents in deciduous, mixed and permanent dentition may present with dental…

Advanced Endo Lecture, Live Demo & Workshop by Dr Abrar
Clinical

Advanced Endo Lecture, Live Demo & Workshop by Dr Abrar

KARACHI – Dr Abrar recently conducted a comprehensive full day advanced Endodontic session at the Department of Operative Dentistry of Hamdard Dental College. The purpose of the session was to introduce to House Surgeons the latest advanced techniques being applied in Endodontic dentistry internationally. The session comprised of a detailed lecture by Dr Abrar explaining intricate…

All You Need to Know About Salivary Gland Cancer
Clinical

All You Need to Know About Salivary Gland Cancer

A common sign that can be used to recognise salivary gland cancer is difficulty opening one’s mouth fully. The human body has a variety of glands that perform numerous vital functions, some of the most important being in the oral cavity. There are three types of salivary glands: The parotid, sublingual and submandibular. Cancer can…

The Clinical Benefits of Buffered Lidocaine
Clinical

The Clinical Benefits of Buffered Lidocaine

A lower dose of buffered lidocaine may be more effective than a higher but non-buffered dose of the local anaesthetic, according to new research presented at the 2017 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) meeting in San Francisco. In the study, patients reported less pain when injected with 1% buffered lidocaine with epinephrine…

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