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

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
Events, International News

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….

Canadian Dentist Drills Education for Rural Kids
Colleges, International News

Canadian Dentist Drills Education for Rural Kids

Papneja, whose family migrated from Bhatti Chak near Gujranwala in Pakistan to India during the Partition, is known as one of the most successful dentists in Canada. He is equally well-known for promoting education among India’s underprivileged rural children through the concept of student hostels. Papneja who came to Toronto in 1981 said, “We carry…

Orthodontics Professor Disparaged Resident Doctors
Colleges, International News

Orthodontics Professor Disparaged Resident Doctors

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prominent, now-retired orthodontics professor at the University of Connecticut subjected Muslim and Arab resident doctors at the school to disparaging remarks about their nationalities and retaliated against them when they cooperated with an inquiry into his conduct, according to a school investigation report obtained by The Associated Press. Among the…

GCC Public Sector Dentists Urge Preventive Dentistry
International News

GCC Public Sector Dentists Urge Preventive Dentistry

DUBAI: Keeping and maintaining a set of strong healthy teeth is not all about aesthetics—about staying beautiful and being able to flash that beautiful smile confidently—but staying healthy throughout life in order to fulfil one’s responsibilities and purpose. It is against this background that dentists in the Gulf who have chosen to be in the…

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