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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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Continuing dental implant education

RAWALPINDI- A two days hands on session of six months extensive implant course was recently started on by Dr A Razzaq ( Maxillofacial surgeon and HOD periodontology Margalla Dental College) at the Institute of Dental Implants (IDI), Rawalpindi. Graduates and postgraduate dental surgeons from Abbotabad, Wah ,Peshawar , Mardan  ,and other cities participated in the…

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A focus on patient safety

Patient safety is one of the key focus areas of FDI and FDI Councillor Prof NerminYamalik, who has written and lectured extensively on the subject. She participates in a number of FDI committees and task teams that have either direct or indirect impact on the issue, notably the FDI World Oral Health Workforce Task Team….

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Beta-Catenin Molecule is required for Tooth Root Formation

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) recently published a paper titled “ß-catenin is Required in Odontoblasts for Tooth Root Formation.” The paper, written by lead authors Tak-Heun Kim and Cheol-Hyeon Bae, Chonbuk National University Korea School of Dentistry, Laboratory for Craniofacial Biology, is published in the IADR/AADRJournal of Dental Research. The tooth…

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A truly Interesting Piece of Research

First Randomized Clinical Trial on “Periodontal Therapy and CHD Risk Markers” from Asia by Dr. SAH Bokhari & Dr. Ayyaz A Khan DN Report LAHORE- It is a matter of honour and pride that a research paper titled “Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Reduces Coronary Heart Disease Risk Markers: A Randomized Controlled Trial” by Prof. Dr. SAH…

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5 Major Health Threats That Your Dentist Can Predict

EMMAUS-  When you look in your mouth you may see teeth that need whitening, but a dentist may see signs of heart disease. A study published in theJournal of Dental Research found that many dental problems can be signs of serious health complications. University of Washington School of Dentistry professor Philippe P. Hujoel, DDS, PhD,…

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Measles outbreak

Adoor-to-door vaccination campaign against the preventable measles, which during the last one month or so, had claimed over 22 deaths in different districts of Sindh, is the only answer to help stop the frequent outbreaks of the contagious disease. According to reports, more than 147 children had died and over 300 outbreaks have been reported…

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Varizig for reducing chickenpox symptoms approves

Maryland — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Varizig for reducing the severity of chicken pox (varicella zoster virus)infections in high risk individuals when given within four days after exposure. Varizig is a varicella zoster immune globulin preparation. Varicella zoster virus (VZV) causes chickenpox in children and shingles in adults. Varizig is the…

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