Clinical

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…

Tooth Cracker – The Latest Dental Instrument
Clinical

Tooth Cracker – The Latest Dental Instrument

TOOTH CRACKER 5000 IS A DEVICE FOR SPLITTING TEETH AND EXTRACTING STEM CELLS This device looks like a medieval torture implement, but it could help save lives by extracting crucial stem cells from teeth. Stem cells are a crucial part of modern medicine and can be used to treat a wide variety of medical conditions. They are…

Everything You Need To Know About Orthodontics for Children
Clinical

Everything You Need To Know About Orthodontics for Children

Why do we see 8-year-olds with braces? Dr. Etchison of Nelson Ridge Family Dental provides some valuable information for parents in this interview conducted by New Lenox Patch, Illinois. There comes a point in almost every child’s life when the topic of orthodontics comes into question. However, for some children, the question arises before they…

Unnecessary Dental Antibiotics Spreading Dangerous Bacteria
Clinical, Research

Unnecessary Dental Antibiotics Spreading Dangerous Bacteria

Dentists prescribing unnecessary antibiotics could be spreading an antibiotic-resistant superbug infection, researchers have claimed. The superbug, Clostridium difficile, is directly linked to antibiotic use. The bacteria causes life-threatening diarrhoea, and costs the US $1billion in medical costs a year. Some dentists prescribe antibiotics as a preventative against heart infections in patients with heart conditions, rather…

First Global Veterinary Dentistry Guidelines Unveiled by WSAVA
Clinical

First Global Veterinary Dentistry Guidelines Unveiled by WSAVA

  The first set of Global Guidelines for veterinary dentistry has been launched by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) to support veterinarians around the world in improving recognition of dental disease and in providing a higher standard of dental care to patients.  In addition to enhancing current standards of veterinary dentistry, the WSAVA hopes that…

This new invention will straighten your teeth and save you money!
Clinical

This new invention will straighten your teeth and save you money!

  Healthy, well-aligned teeth shouldn’t just be for the wealthy. Candid, a direct-to-consumer teeth alignment company, aims to make straight teeth more accessible and more affordable than braces and Invisalign. Candid, which 3D prints its FDA-approved aligners, is designed for people who need mild to moderate orthodontic work. It costs $1,900 upfront or $88 per…

Scientists say aspirin could reverse tooth decay
Clinical

Scientists say aspirin could reverse tooth decay

A research, the first of its kind, conducted at Queen’s University has discovered that aspirin stimulates stem cells in teeth, enhancing tooth regeneration. Tooth decay is the most common dental disease. It results in inflammation of the tooth nerve, which causes the toothache which most people are familiar with. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is a drug…

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