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BUMDC 1st Dental Symposium’17 Innovate and Integrate
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BUMDC 1st Dental Symposium’17 Innovate and Integrate

Innovate and Integrate; Moving to Mastery in Dentistry KARACHI – The year 2017 marked Bahria University Dental College completing five successful years of excellence in dentistry. From its modest beginning to nurturing outstanding students to become leading professionals of tomorrow Bahria University has come a long way. To celebrate this milestone Bahria University Dental College…

How Technology is Transforming Dentistry
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How Technology is Transforming Dentistry

Technology is redefining and changing the face of professions and skills all across the world. The revolution is upon the dental field as well, with new innovative applications popping up every other day. In such an industry which has previously been largely dominated by comparatively slow-moving and occasional technological advances, the recent years seem to…

Woman develops painful ulcers after illegal teeth whitening
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Woman develops painful ulcers after illegal teeth whitening

YORKSHIRE – A woman suffered terrible pain after receiving an illegal teeth whitening treatment in her living room. The victim and her partner paid a total of £54 for the one hour procedure, advertised on Facebook by Mobile Teeth Whitening Yorkshire. The woman suffered almost instant pain and woke the next morning with her mouth full…

Dental bills skyrocketing thanks to SUGAR
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Dental bills skyrocketing thanks to SUGAR

Worldwide, people are eating far too much sugar. This has negative consequences for dental health. At the global level, the costs of dental treatment are currently running at around $172 billion U.S. (€128 billion). In Germany alone, these amount to €17.2 billion ($23 billion U.S.) per year. These are the results of a study published…

PAO and CPSP conduct mega orthodontic event
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PAO and CPSP conduct mega orthodontic event

LAHORE-Pakistan Association of Orthodontists (PAO) conducted a mega event on orthodontic case presentation and treatment planning, in collaboration with College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP). This post-graduate convention, the fourth of its kind under the banner of PAO, was organized simultaneously at seven regional centers of CPSP, connected via video-link. The event was well…

This dentist lit rival clinics on fire!
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This dentist lit rival clinics on fire!

Leopold Weinstein, known as Dr. Leo, was sentenced to one year imprisonment for being accused of setting fire to two rival dental practices. Dr. Leo, a native of Cleveland, is a Moorpark resident who operated the now closed dental office on Ponderosa Road, Spanish Hill Dental Group, at Camarillo. Aged 65, he has been in…

Cocofloss – a coconut-flavored dental floss invented!
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Cocofloss – a coconut-flavored dental floss invented!

Flossing is a part of regular oral hygiene maintenance that most people in Pakistan don’t even bother with. How about if someone was able to bring some color and flavor to this tedious routine? Chrystle and Cat Cu, hailing from San Francisco are dentist-artist sisters who had to deal with patients, young and old alike…

House officers denied salary for 11 months in Amritsar, India
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House officers denied salary for 11 months in Amritsar, India

On Friday, March 31st, 2017, approximately 80 students of Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital remonstrated outside the district administration offices, according to media reports The students are livid and frantic over the seemingly endless delay in their respective salary payment. Approximately 150 resident dentists have not been compensated for their services since the past…

Prof Masood Hameed Khan no longer Dow VC
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Prof Masood Hameed Khan no longer Dow VC

Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has finally removed Dr. Masood Hameed Khan from the position of vice chancellor of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) and assigned the post to Dow’s pro-vice chancellor, Prof Khawar Saeed Jamali, pending further orders. A notification issued by the governor’s principal secretary Muhammad Sualeh Farouqi, states that Prof Khan…

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