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Vaping products- calling for total ban
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Vaping products- calling for total ban

In a recent turn of events, ADA took a new, more aggressive stance against vaping and electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). ADA called for a total ban on any products that have not been approved for tobacco cessation purposes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The interim policy mirrored similar action taken by the American…

Rubber Dam: An underestimated dental tool
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Rubber Dam: An underestimated dental tool

Germany: The use of rubber dams during endodontic procedures is considered common practice and is recommended by international associations and organisations. However, dental practitioners seem to struggle with its use more than endodontists do. To understand the underlying issues, it is important to note that the use of rubber dams is not mandatory for dentists,…

Fluoride treatment- an insight
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Fluoride treatment- an insight

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps build strong teeth and prevent cavities. According to recent studies, fluoridated water has reduced tooth decay by 25 percent. Fluoride treatments may offer even more significant benefits to protect teeth. These treatments can be beneficial to people at risk of tooth decay but may not be right…

Can meditation fix gag reflex?
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Can meditation fix gag reflex?

Dental practitioners, who are in practice for quite some time, might have encountered patients with gag reflex. It all starts during dental procedure, where patients’ tongue suddenly lift. Before anything can be done, patient starts to sputter and choke severely. There are several ways to help patient in this regard. This range from sedation to…

WHO welcomes landmark UN declaration on universal health coverage
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WHO welcomes landmark UN declaration on universal health coverage

GENEVA: On September 24, 2019, world leaders adopted a high-level United Nations Political Declaration on universal health coverage (UHC), the most comprehensive set of health commitments ever adopted at this level. “This declaration represents a landmark for global health and development,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at the WHO. “The world has 11 years…


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