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3rd International Women’s Dental Conference highlights the largest virtual female dentists conference
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3rd International Women’s Dental Conference highlights the largest virtual female dentists conference

Karachi: Continuing the vision to empower women in dentistry and create awareness among them of the potential that awaits them, Dental News launched the 3rd International Women’s Dental Conference 2021 from 19th-20th February 2021. The conference was virtual/online-based, and all plenary scientific sessions were online live-streamed to the national and international audience of the forum….

Dental community need their separate ‘PDC’: Prof. Dr Shahjahan Katpar
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Dental community need their separate ‘PDC’: Prof. Dr Shahjahan Katpar

Professor Dr Shahjahan Katpar is Dean and Chairman Board Faculty of Dentistry at Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). After completing BDS from Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, Pakistan in 1991, Prof. Dr Katpar passed both Fellowship and Membership Examinations (FCPS/ MCPS) in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) from the College of…

Prof. Dr Aqeel Shaikh becomes new Vice-Principal KMDC
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Prof. Dr Aqeel Shaikh becomes new Vice-Principal KMDC

Karachi: Prof. Dr Aqeel Shaikh recently becomes the new Vice-Principal, Karachi Medical and Dental College (KMDC). In a recent notification, Prof. Dr Aqeel Shaikh was appointed as the new Vice-Principal, Karachi Medical and Dental College. The official document (KMDC) released by Laeeq Ahmed, Administrator, KMC and Chairman, Governing Body KMDC, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC). Dr…

Biomaterials Could Mean Better Vaccines, Virus-Fighting Surfaces
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Biomaterials Could Mean Better Vaccines, Virus-Fighting Surfaces

WASHINGTON: Advances in the fields of biomaterials and nanotechnology could lead to big breakthroughs in the fight against dangerous viruses like the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. In APL Bioengineering, by AIP Publishing, researchers from the Indian Institute of Science describe two possibilities being explored by scientists in the field to make vaccines more effective…

HITEC-IMS holds workshop on dental emergencies
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HITEC-IMS holds workshop on dental emergencies

Karachi: As part of the Faculty Development Program, a one day workshop was organised by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), HITEC Institute of Medical Sciences (HITEC-IMS), Dental College. The workshop was attended by the Heads of Departments of Basic Dental Sciences and Clinical departments of Dental College.  The event aimed to highlight the…

Bleeding gums? Add vitamin C in your diet
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Bleeding gums? Add vitamin C in your diet

Washington: Bleeding of the gums on gentle probing, or gingival bleeding tendency, and also bleeding in the eye, or retinal haemorrhaging, were associated with low vitamin C levels in the bloodstream, the study found. Current advice from the American Dental Association tells you that if your gums bleed, make sure you are brushing and flossing twice a…

SMBB Institute of Trauma receives accreditation for FCPS training
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SMBB Institute of Trauma receives accreditation for FCPS training

Karachi: Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto (SMBB) Emergency and Trauma Centre, Dr Ruth K M Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi has been recently accredited for FCPS training. The centre has been affiliated with Dow Dental College, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS). In the recent notification released by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP), the OMFS…

Your toothbrush reflects you, not your toilet
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Your toothbrush reflects you, not your toilet

Chicago: After studying microbial communities living on bristles from used toothbrushes, Northwestern University researchers found those communities matched microbes commonly found inside the mouth and on skin. This was true no matter where the toothbrushes had been stored, including shielded behind a closed medicine cabinet door or out in the open on the edge of…

Dentistry listed among best jobs for 2021
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Dentistry listed among best jobs for 2021

WASHINGTON, U.S.: This year, there are only eight jobs that are better than that of dentist, according to the 2021 list of best jobs in the U.S. compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The media company’s annual jobs report provides rankings lists and research related to professions, and dentist was ranked ninth on the…

AMDC conducts free dental check-up
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AMDC conducts free dental check-up

Karachi: Markaz-e-Umeed, the school for special needs children, in collaboration with Ameen Medical and Dental Center (AMDC) recently organized an oral health check-up camp and oral health awareness program for young students and parents. The camp included dental awareness talk, screenings, referrals, and educating students about proper brushing techniques. The participants were made aware of the…

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