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FDI 2018 Reduced Registration for Pakistani Delegates
International News

FDI 2018 Reduced Registration for Pakistani Delegates

Buenos Aires: The organizing committee of the FDI World Dental Congress (WDC) in Buenos Aires from 5-8 September 2018, has extended reduced registrations for groups from Pakistan. The WDC is back in Buenos Aires after 30 years and delegates colleagues from all over the world will witness the pinnacle of oral health. FDI and the Confederación…

Are Robots the future of Dentistry?
International News

Are Robots the future of Dentistry?

In Japan a Robotic nurse had been developed and being tested for shifting and moving elderly patients. A similar machine is under development for basic dental assistance like greeting and welcoming patients, taking down notes and draping and preparing for treatment. It is worth noting that Japan is already using Robotic technology to train dental…

Prof. Dr. Fazal Ghani Awarded With FDI’s Travel Grant ‘18
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Prof. Dr. Fazal Ghani Awarded With FDI’s Travel Grant ‘18

PAKISTAN: Professor Dr. Fazal Ghani, Head of Prosthodontics Department, Dean Postgraduate Dental Sciences and Coordinator International, Peshawar Dental College (Pakistan), an elective candidate for the position of  a member of the FDI Standing Committee on Science, has been awarded with a travel grant by the FDI Membership Liaison and Support Committee. This grant enables Prof….

40th APDC Held in Manila
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40th APDC Held in Manila

Manila: The 40th Asia Pacific Dental Congress (APDC) was held at the SMX Convention Center in Manila, Philippines, from 7-11 May. It was held concurrently with the 109th Philippine Dental Association Annual Convention & Scientific Meeting, gathering the region’s dental practitioners, researchers and allied health professionals. Pakistan delegation led by Dr Mahmood Shah President included…

PDA Gives International Awards in Manila APDC
Events, International News

PDA Gives International Awards in Manila APDC

Pakistan Dental Association was given a unique honour at the 40th APDC in Manila where Asia-Pacific Dental Federation and Philippines Dental Association accepted PDA President Dr Mahmood Shah’s request of giving PDA Life Time Achievement Awards to International Dental Stalwarts, at the Gala Night of 40th APDC. Dr Mahmood Shah, PDA President, gave 05 Life…

Dental Hygienist- A Blessing For Those In Need
International News

Dental Hygienist- A Blessing For Those In Need

MONROE — Kyle Isaacs is a dental dynamo. She’s an expanded-­practice dental hygienist, which under Oregon law, allows her to travel to cater her patients, clean their teeth and perform other procedures away from a dental office, without direct supervision of a dentist. As a hygienist, Isaacs can provide several dental treatments, but other procedures,…

FDI Global Survey Shows Children are Not Getting Dental Check-ups Early Enough
Events, International News

FDI Global Survey Shows Children are Not Getting Dental Check-ups Early Enough

Geneva, 20 March 2018 – On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, FDI World Dental Federation asked parents around the world how they cared for their children’s oral health growing up and the responses suggest room for improvement. Maintaining a healthy mouth is crucial to keeping it functioning correctly and for maintaining general health and well-being….

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