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Dr Kamran Vasfy receives Sitara-E-Imtiaz
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Dr Kamran Vasfy receives Sitara-E-Imtiaz

ISLAMABAD: Dr Kamran Vasfy was honoured with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in recognition of his services rendered to dentistry in Pakistan. The prestigious civil award was conferred by the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi, in the ceremony held at President House. The ceremony was originally scheduled on March 23, 2020, but it had to…

ICD strives to advance the art and science of dentistry in underdeveloped countries: Prof. Dr Arshad Malik
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ICD strives to advance the art and science of dentistry in underdeveloped countries: Prof. Dr Arshad Malik

After completing BDS from de’ Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore in 1979, Prof. Dr Arshad Malik served as Principal of the Dental Section and Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad and Sahara Medical College, Narowal. Dr Arshad has an experience of more than 26 years of teaching. He…

Experts find another reason why drinking beverages might not be good for your teeth
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Experts find another reason why drinking beverages might not be good for your teeth

Korea: The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) researchers recently used atomic force microscopy to quantitatively evaluate how acidic and sugary drinks affect human tooth enamel at the nanoscale level. This novel approach is useful for measuring mechanical and morphological changes that occur over time during enamel erosion induced by beverages. Enamel is…

Periodontitis can double the chances of cognitive decline
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Periodontitis can double the chances of cognitive decline

MINNEAPOLIS, U.S.: Scientists have frequently linked some forms of periodontal disease with other inflammatory diseases, and now a new study has suggested that poor oral health may also have an impact on brain function. The findings showed that periodontal disease, especially in its more advanced stage, could increase the chance of developing mild cognitive impairment…

First-ever, South Asian online dental conference finds huge success in virtual surroundings
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First-ever, South Asian online dental conference finds huge success in virtual surroundings

Karachi: With the collaboration of Dental News Pakistan, MIMS Bangladesh and Dental Practice India recently held first of its kind, South Asian dental conference. The theme of the conference was ‘New Normal in Dentistry: South Asian Perspective’. The virtual conference was organised for the dental community going through a pandemic situation. The free conference attracted…

PMDC announces new cabinet for Journal Committee
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PMDC announces new cabinet for Journal Committee

Islamabad: In a recent notification, members of the Journal committee were recently approved by the Ad-HOC council. The letter signed by Brig. Dr Hafizuddin Ahmed Siddiqui, Registrar, PMDC said, “In its meeting held on 13th July 2020 considered the recommendation of the Journal Committee and decided to approve the composition of Journals Committee of  PMDCC…

PDA distributes free PPE among healthcare professionals
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PDA distributes free PPE among healthcare professionals

Karachi: Pakistan Dental Association (Central) recently distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) among medical doctors, dentists, and other healthcare staff in Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC) and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Earlier, PDA President Mahmood  Shah and Secretary-General, Prof. Dr Nasir, announced to provide free PPE to medical doctors and dental health professionals working in public…

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