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Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study
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Quit smoking to save teeth- New Study

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: Previous reviews have shown smoking cessation to have a positive impact on the outcome of periodontal therapy. Researchers have addressed the association between smoking and tooth loss. This may lead towards periodontal diseases. However, till now no systematic review has evaluated the effect of smoking cessation, especially on toothloss. Therefore, researchers from…

Award ceremony held at Hamdard University
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Award ceremony held at Hamdard University

Karachi- An award ceremony was recently held at Department of Endodontic dentistry, Hamdard dental college. The ceremony was chaired by Dr Mehmood, Head of Prosthodontic department. The certificates were distributed among the candidates by Professor Dr Abrar, Head & CPSP post graduate supervisor, Hamdard dental college. The winners were selected on the basis of their overall…

Free dental camp set up at Sialkot
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Free dental camp set up at Sialkot

SIALKOT- Free Dental checkup camp was arranged in Out Patient Department (OPD) of ISLAM DENTAL HOSPITAL. Dental screening and consultation was provided to 70 preschool children of The Generation School. The checkup was conducted by house officers and students of 2nd year under the supervision of Dr. Hira Shafique and Dr. Maria Rabbani, Department of…

Antibiotic rods designed to heal gum disease
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Antibiotic rods designed to heal gum disease

It has been well established that the prevalence of periodontal disease remains high at global level. The number of cases are increasing despite increased awareness of the importance of oral health. Though there are numerous treatment modalities available but each one of them comes with its own drawbacks. Recently, a team of researchers sought to…

Closing Ceremony of PDAGD 2019 honors participants
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Closing Ceremony of PDAGD 2019 honors participants

Lahore: Institute of Advanced Dental Sciences and Research (IADSR) held the final assessment of participants registered in the 8th Professional Diploma in Advanced General dentistry (PDAGD). The assessment was evaluated by Dr. Sumair Farooq, Vice Principal of Dentistry Azra Naheed Medical & Dental College. Every participant presented the individual case of him on the procedures…

Dental Checkup Session conducted By BUMDC
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Dental Checkup Session conducted By BUMDC

Karachi- An interactive oral health awareness and free dental checkup visit was arranged by Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC), Karachi. The event took place at local school, Beacon House School. The campaign was conducted by The BUMDC Health Care Professional (HCP) team. The event was chaired by Dr. Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi, Vice-Principal and…

The Surge of Oral Cancer: More Than Ever Before
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The Surge of Oral Cancer: More Than Ever Before

My limited experience working as a house officer in Dow University Hospital has given me enough chances to witness patients with oral cancer. They are easy to identify among the hordes of patients visiting the Government funded dental hospital.  An outgrowth on one side of the face, mouth completely locked, not even able to talk…

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…

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