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The one exercise all dentists must do regularly!
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The one exercise all dentists must do regularly!

Dentists often have to stand or sit at awkwardly twisted angles when they are performing dental procedures in your mouth, so that they can visualize the problem clearly and solve it accurately. If you are a dentist you must have definitely become familiar with back pain at some point in your practice.  Even dental students encounter…

How diabetes can lead to gum disease
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How diabetes can lead to gum disease

By: Dr. Muhammad Saad Shaikh Diabetes is a serious health problem that, if not well controlled, may have many harmful health effects. In type 2 diabetes – by far the most common form – sugar (glucose) levels in the bloodstream are higher than usual. This might be because the body is not making enough of the…

Your teeth and mouth indicate how healthy you are
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Your teeth and mouth indicate how healthy you are

How healthy are you? That’s a hard question to answer for all of us, if we are being honest. We may have not visited the doctor in the while, but a series of upset stomachs, back aches, headaches and other such pains and ails suggest that the body is not in total harmony with itself….

An exclusive DN interview with Dr Abbas Naqvi
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An exclusive DN interview with Dr Abbas Naqvi

Dr Abbas Naqvi is a dental marketing professional. He is among the most innovative and creative minds to come out of the Pakistani dental field in the past ten years. Starting out as a dental graduate, he chose to go above and beyond the traditional confines of the profession by integrating into the dental media…

Poor health services increasing induced abortion cases
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Poor health services increasing induced abortion cases

By Our Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD- According to two studies – Poor family planning services at the state level are forcing women to turn to untrained service providers, mostly in the private sector, for induced abortions. The national research studies on “Induced Abortions and Unintended Pregnancies in Pakistan-2012” and “Investigating the Low Patterns of Modern Contraceptive…

Energy Drink Consumption Correlated With Unhealthy Behaviors
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Energy Drink Consumption Correlated With Unhealthy Behaviors

By Dr Marium Azfar, HoD Community Dentistry, SSCMS The uplifting effects of energy drinks are well advertised, but a new report finds consumption among teenagers may be linked with poor mental health and substance use. The intake of energy drinks continues to increase, as more products are introduced to the market. While energy drinks are…

Energy Drink Consumption Correlated With Unhealthy Behaviors
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Energy Drink Consumption Correlated With Unhealthy Behaviors

By Dr Marium Azfar, HoD Community Dentistry, SSCMS The uplifting effects of energy drinks are well advertised, but a new report finds consumption among teenagers may be linked with poor mental health and substance use. The intake of energy drinks continues to increase, as more products are introduced to the market. While energy drinks are…

PDA Congress to be the biggest ever: Dr Asif Arain
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PDA Congress to be the biggest ever: Dr Asif Arain

Dr Asif Arain, Chairman of the 12th International and 32ndNational Dental Congress on Multi-disciplinary Approach in Dentistry, said that the congress is being hosted by PDA Sindh and Karachi. Dr Arain who also enjoys the status of Vice President of APDF/ APRO and the Director of International College of Continuing Dental Education (ICCDE), was recently…

A Dialogue with Dr Aqeel Shaikh
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A Dialogue with Dr Aqeel Shaikh

Dr Aqeel Ahmed Shaikh is one of the renowned dental surgeons in Pakistan, who served the country passionately and made great accomplishments as an Associate Professor of the prestigious Karachi Medical & Dental College (KMDC) since 1993 to date. Dr Aqeel did his graduation from LMC in 1991 and in 2001 his post-graduation – MCPS…

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