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Halitosis In Dentistry
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Halitosis In Dentistry

Prof. Dost Ali Baloch BDS BSc DDPH RCS (Eng) Professor /Incharge Oral Biology Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences Prof. HR Sukhia BDS, BSc, MS, F.D.S.R.C.P.S, F.D.S (Orth)R.C.S.I, M.Orth R.C.S Halitosis or bad breath is the most commonly encountered problem, seen in Karachi’s dental and orthodontic patients, especially in private clinic setups. This condition is usually caused…

Uol Equipped With Dental Operating Microscope
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Uol Equipped With Dental Operating Microscope

By Dr Attique ur Rehman Improvements in technology have greatly benefited the medical profession. One such innovation is an Operating Microscope which is indeed an essential part of an ophthalmologist’s armamentarium. The human tooth is of comparable size to the eye, however ironically the use of magnification is not as much in vogue among dentists….

A Long Way to Go
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A Long Way to Go

I had always thought that, by the time I become a certified dentist, I’d be giving free dental treatments to family and friends (just the close ones though, obviously). Well unfortunately, I’m not there yet! While becoming a dentist I learned a lot of things; from roots canal treatments, extractions, fillings, to almost everything; but…

Role of Corticosteroids in Dentistry
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Role of Corticosteroids in Dentistry

Dr.Mahreen Shahzad MSc (London),B.D.S, R.D.S Head of Department & Associate Professor Oral Medicine & Diagnostic Department Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences (Sir Syed Dental Hospital) Corticosteroids, since their beginning in the 1940s, have turn out to be one of the most broadly prescribed class of drugs. They belong to a class of chemicals that…

Needlestick Injury – Is it just a prick?
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Needlestick Injury – Is it just a prick?

By Dr Shehryar Hameed Siddiqi Registrar, Baqai Dental College Needlestick injury is the penetration of the skin by a needle or other sharp object, which has been in contact with blood, tissue or other body fluids before the exposure. These injuries have the possibility to lead to transmission of blood-borne diseases, placing those exposed at increased…

Spiritual Power of Surah Ar-Rehman
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Spiritual Power of Surah Ar-Rehman

Medical Practitioners and Scientists Prescribe a Dose as a Cure for Ailments and Life-Threatening Diseases By A Rehman It was shared by the International and National medical experts and scientists at a seminar organized by Mast Heaters at Allama Iqbal Medical College Auditorium that, Surah Ar-Rehman provides an ultimate cure for physical and psychological ailments….

Research Workshop Activity
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Research Workshop Activity

Held at Hamdard University Dental Hospital Department of Research and Innovation, HUDH, conducted a workshop based on the  “BASICS OF RESEARCH” for the enrolled House Officers, Lecturers, Demonstrators and Trainee Residents. This workshop activity was supervised by Dr. Syed Muzammil Ali Shah (Head of Department, Community Health and Preventive Dentistry). He also held a session…

Tooth Brushes Become SMART!
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Tooth Brushes Become SMART!

Electronic gadgets are constantly being developed for daily day to day activities. Electric toothbrushes are now available that connect and integrate with smartphones, just like running shoes or wrist watches. A company named ‘Kolibree’  developed a smart brush, ‘Ara’  that consists of inbuilt sensors to detect the exact position and orientation of the brush. Its…

Advances in Biosensor Technology Could Limit the Spread of HIV
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Advances in Biosensor Technology Could Limit the Spread of HIV

1.8 million people acquire HIV each year, with the World Health Organization estimating that, 1 in 5 people living with HIV do not realize they are infected. Therefore, strategies for faster and earlier diagnosis are as important as ever to limit the spread of HIV. Currently, the most common test for HIV looks for an immune…

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