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ZU puts spotlight on essentials of CBCT
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ZU puts spotlight on essentials of CBCT

Karachi: Ziauddin University (ZU) recently held a lecture in Continuing Dental Education (CDE) lecture on the topic, ‘Essentials of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) for Dentists.’ Dr Ayesha Hanif, Faculty, Department of Periodontology, Ziauddin College of Dentistry, ZU planned and facilitated the lecture. The guest speaker for the session was Dr S M Abdullah Salman,…

Research shapes safe dentistry during COVID-19
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Research shapes safe dentistry during COVID-19

UK: Leading research at Newcastle University has been used to shape how dentistry can be carried out safely during the COVID-19 pandemic by mitigating the risks of dental aerosols. I am pleased that our research here at Newcastle has been used nationally by leading dental bodies to inform their policies on how the profession should…

LCMD holds event to enhance critical thinking
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LCMD holds event to enhance critical thinking

Karachi: Under Prof.Dr Navid Rashid Qureshi’s prestigious leadership, the Department of Health Professions Education (DHPE) introduced a short course on Research Methodology. The course aimed to promote evidence-based dentistry and equipped faculty with the knowledge of research.  The course spanned for two-months that would conclude with all participants’ synopsis presentation to the college Institutional Review…

LCMD organises workshop on ‘Formatting BCQs’
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LCMD organises workshop on ‘Formatting BCQs’

Karachi: The Department of Health Professional Education (DHPE), Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry (LCMD) recently organised a series of workshops entitled ‘Formatting Best Choice Questions (BCQs) for faculty members of Medicine and Dentistry.  The objectives of the workshops were to introduce the faculty to the newly developed Q-Bank software and to standardize the format…

How Kidney Disease Affects  Periodontitis
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How Kidney Disease Affects Periodontitis

An imbalance of the body’s oxygen-producing free radicals and its antioxidant cells could be the reason why gum disease and chronic kidney disease affect each other, a new study led by the University of Birmingham has found. Periodontitis — or gum disease — is a common, inflammatory disease which causes bleeding gums, wobbly or drifting…

Prof Arshad conducts ‘Exodontia workshop’
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Prof Arshad conducts ‘Exodontia workshop’

Lahore: An ‘Exodontia workshop’ was recently organised by the Institute of Advanced Dental Sciences and Research (IADSR) at Centre of Professional Development, Lahore. The workshop was conducted by Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik, Principal/Dean, HBS Dental College Islamabad. The participants included undergraduate students, postgraduate students, house surgeons and general dental practitioners. The workshop was comprised…

Halitosis found in COVID‐19 patients: New Study
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Halitosis found in COVID‐19 patients: New Study

BRNO, Czech Republic: A recent study carried out by scientists from Masaryk University in Brno has suggested that there may be a link between new‐onset halitosis and the course of a SARS-CoV-2 infection. Dr Abanoub Riad, a research fellow at the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), spoke to Dental Tribune…

AI technology powers ground breaking clinical research
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AI technology powers ground breaking clinical research

TORONTO: Dentists can expect to do better than ever before in catching undiagnosed or overlooked conditions and identifying pathologies, thanks to radiographic analysis available from Denti.AI, according to new clinical research disclosed by the company. The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology awarded its 2020 Albert G. Richards Graduate Student Research Award to a…

New study finds early mammal with remarkably precise bite
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New study finds early mammal with remarkably precise bite

Germany: Researchers at the University of Bonn investigate teeth of a small carnivorous mammal that are almost 150 million years old Palaeontologists at the University of Bonn have succeeded in reconstructing the chewing motion of an early mammal that lived almost 150 million years ago. This showed that its teeth worked extremely precisely and surprisingly…

PMC sets the record straight about MDCAT RESULT
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PMC sets the record straight about MDCAT RESULT

Islamabad: In a recent press release, Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) clarified in detail the reasons behind the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) postponement. Many applicants also found discrepancies within the initial MDCAT result which was later rectified by PMC and released on the official website. The official notification read, “After PMC released the…

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