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Protection Must for Dentists
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Protection Must for Dentists

According to a report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), dentists were 23 times more at risk to contract a rare and incurable disease ‘idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis’ Dr. Robert Pellerin, a 73-year-old Virginia Beach dentist had sought care for his chronic cough at a tertiary care center in Virginia four years ago when he was…

10 Foods You Should Recommend To Your Dental Patients
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10 Foods You Should Recommend To Your Dental Patients

As a dentist, you are probably approached each day by patients whose teeth are weakening in strength, or are highly susceptible to cavities. Most people tend to take their teeth for granted, without realising that just like any other body part, your teeth need to be taken care of properly as well. When we say “take…

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Family Dentist
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5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Family Dentist

Whether you have a dental problem or you just want to get a new dental practitioner for your family, it is important to find an individual whom you can trust to do the job correctly. You should also find a dental office that offers an excellent family atmosphere, especially if you have children. Here are…

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….

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…

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