Events, National News / March 12, 2018 WOHD: Free Dental Checkup In Pakistan

Dental News is organizing Free Dental checkup with Shield Corporation on 20th March at 36 Dental Institutions in Pakistan to celebrate World Oral Health Day. Dental Institutions Include: Karachi: Karachi Medical & Dental College,Dental Section,  Karachi Dow Dental College,Dental Section,  Karachi. Dr.Ishratul Ebad Institute of Oral Health Sciences Karachi. Baqai Dental College, Karachi. Fatima Jinnah Dental College,...

Events, National News / March 12, 2018 Oral Care For Prevention Of Gum/Periodontal Disease

A DENTIST’S GUIDE BY DR AYESHA IQBAL Overview Maintaining good oral health is essential to one’s overall health. In general, the goals of proper oral hygiene are to remove or prevent plaque and tartar formation and buildup, prevent dental caries and periodontal disease, and decrease the incidence of halitosis. Results from various clinical studies have...

Events, National News / March 12, 2018 What To Expect From World Oral Health Day 2018

What Is World Oral Health Day (WOHD)? World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is an international day to celebrate the many benefits of a healthy mouth, and to create awareness about oral health issues and highlight the importance of oral hygiene. It is a day for people to have fun, and enjoy activities that will make...

Events, National News / March 9, 2018 Smile & Win Lucky Draw

Anyone from Pakistan can participate in the Lucky Draw for the chance to win multiple prizes. All you need is your happy smile, shield tooth paste or tooth brush and a selfie. To take part in this Lucky Draw you must do 5 things: 1. Click the link and submit your entry form: 2....

Events, National News / March 8, 2018 World Oral Health Day 2018

  World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. WOHD spreads messages about good oral hygiene practices to adults and children alike and demonstrates the importance of optimal oral health in maintaining general health and well-being. Each year, WOHD focuses on a specific theme and reaches out to the public,...

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BDC organizes hands on workshop

KARACHI – Community Dentistry Department, Baqai Dental College had organized a hands on workshop on Fissure Sealant application, for its 2nd year BDS students in order to make the students aware of techniques used in to preve-nting caries and its occurrence in high risk patients. The purpose of such a workshop was to teach the…

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FJDC students visit to Platinum Pharmaceutical

By Dr Zubia Waqar Today role of the pharmaceutical industry is more three-times in driving innovation of new drugs, tests and producing these drugs safely for human use. It also acts as an economic growth factor in many locations worldwide by employing hundreds or thousands of people. Fatima Jinnah Dental College and Hospital believes that…

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BUMDC's Third International Symposium

The 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium of Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC) was organized from 26th to 27th April 2013 at Karachi, attracting a large number of Doctors, Professors, Specialists, Researchers and Students, engaged in a wide spectrum of Healthcare sciences. Honorable Rector of Bahria University Vice Admiral (Retd) Shahid Iqbal HI(M) graced the…

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SKMCH Organises “HEAD AND NECK” Conference

Lastly, CME credited certificates were distributed among the participants of the event.This expert session was attended by students, faculty and invited guests from many meical and dental universities of Karachi. This educational programme was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from MERCK. This event, based on interesting presentations on diagnosis, staging, surgery, adjuvant treatments and…

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Annual Function at HUDH's

  KARACHI- In the way of its tradition, Hamdard University dental section organized annual farewell dinner recently at the HUDH. The annual function is always well attended function and this year again it was graced by Hamdard University Chancellor, Sadia Rashid, Vice Chancellor Hamdard University Prof. Hakim Abdul Hannan and Head of Dental Faculty, Prof….

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Oral cancer on the rise among youth

KARACHI – Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide with high mortality and low 5-year survival rates. It is the second most common malignancy in Pakistan; insufficient information is available regarding its etiological assessment and molecular characterization. People using Paan are about 8-9 times more likely to develop oral cancers as compared…

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HU's Oral Cancer Awareness Program

KARACHI-  Preventive Dentistry is an integral component of dental management. It is more important in those disease where treatment is of longer duration and due to which overall cost of the treatment is also high. In Pakistan, among dental diseases, unfortunately incidence of Oral Cancer is very high. In males, it is the second most…

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PDA Elections

First ever women panel rejected; serious reservations on postal ballot and ballot paper DN Report LAHORE- The PDA elections are on and after scrutiny only 3 panels; two from Karachi and one from Islamabad have been cleared to contest. Unfortunately the first ever women only panel could not get the nod of the chief election…

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