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Rheumatoid arthritis and dental care consideration

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disorder that may affect many tissues and organs, but principally attacks the joints producing an inflammatory synovitis that often progresses to destruction of the articular cartilage and ankylosis of the joints. Medical complications due to RA and its treatment can affect oral health care also. Furthermore, RA…

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Education Implanted

KARACHI: The 2nd Federation of Implant Dentistry Pakistan (FIDP) Implantology Conference’ 2014 was held at DHA Golf Club, Karachi. The mega event was organized in collaboration with Dental News Pakistan, as the media partner, and various National and International Organizations and Companies. After much debate within the Pakistan Implantology circuit, the aim of the conference…

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ACHER workshop on Teeth Whitening in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD- Academy of Continuing Health Education and Research (ACHER) organized its 2nd Hands-on workshop in Islamabad, titled; ‘All about teeth whitening’. The workshop was attended by 08 dental surgeons, postgraduate residents and house officers from the twin cities. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Adil Shahnawaz, while it featured didactic lectures and typodont-based exercises. The…

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Tooth decay hampers Children's growth

Research shows that Tooth decay may seriously impede a child’s healthy growth. Unfortunately, parents tend to take their child’s Dental caries lightly and ignore timely treatment of cavities. Procrastination in this regard not only causes tooth damage or tooth loss, a new study shows that it will even hinder the kid’s growth and physical health….

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Transitional care in dentistry: Challenges and benefits

The rise in demand of healthcare services is showing a spillover effect on to other allied healthcare industries such as dentistry. Dentistry since its inception has undergone evolution in terms of quality, technology, simplification of services and creation of positive and quality service standards. One such example is the evolution of traditional private dental clinics…

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Gonorrhoea-related throat infections increase in Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia: The assessment of thousands of patient records in New South Wales has found that throat infections due to gonorrhoea among men living in Sydney’s eastern and southern suburbs have increased fourfold in recent years. The researchers have speculated that the cases occurred mostly in gay patients practising unsafe oral intercourse. As reported by…

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Cosmetic dentistry trends in 2013: Why brushing up on your cosmetics may be the best decision you make?

Cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry remain a key component of oral restorative procedures. The growing media influence and demands for cosmetic procedures have increased the demand for cosmetic dental work. Also an increase in patient awareness about the kinds of aesthetic treatments now available in dentistry, it becomes a sure shot cause of success for any…

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Pakistan's first diagnostic lab, exclusively dedicated to Oral Pathology

  Introduction: Pathodont is the first laboratory and diagnostic center in Pakistan that is dedicated solely to oral health. In addition to providing maxillofacial and oral diagnostic services, Pathodont has introduced state of the art American Biolase laser technology in Pakistan for the first time. As a leader and a pioneer in providing diagnostic opportunities…

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Urine stem-cells used for growing New teeth in a lab

The Cell Regeneration journal has recently published the results of a scientific study, which shows that lab scientists have found a way to use human urine to acquire some specific stem-cells that can be cultured into producing artificial teeth. After extensive research, a Chinese team of scientists is confident that they will be able to…

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Anterior Open Bite Dilemma

  Pakistan has a very low prevalence of anterior open-bites as compared to Central Asia, Eskimos, Eastern Europe and Northern Turkey populations. In general, Anterior Open Bite (AOB) cases are difficult to control, retain and treat orthodontically with conventional braces. Luckily, Pakistani population has prevalence towards class 1 and 2 malocclusions with deep overbite, which…

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