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First Ever PDA President Passes Away

Karachi- Renowned senior dentist, former President of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA), Dr Khalid Mansoor, passed away on the morning of January 27th 2019. His body was flown to Lahore for burial. In 1979, Dr Mansoor was elected as the first President of PDA Karachi. Later, in 1983, he was elected as the first ever President…

Senior Dentist Murdered in Islamabad
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Senior Dentist Murdered in Islamabad

Islamabad- Senior Dentist, Dr Muhammad Saeed Iqbal was murdered in Islamabad under mysterious circumstances. Mahwish Saeed (daughter) informed Dental News that the murder had happened inside his house on January 19th, between 12:30 to 12:45pm. Dr Iqbal graduated in 1969 from de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, where he was senior to Dr Arif Alvi, who is…

1st Oral Health Research Day, DIDC
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1st Oral Health Research Day, DIDC

The Department of Community Dentistry, DIDC, recently organized the 1st Oral Health Research Day at Dow International Dental College. Dr Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi (Vice Principal Bahria University Medical and Dental College and Head of Community Dentistry Department) was invited as the Chief Guest for the event. The event included research-based poster competition and oral presentation…

PDA Chakwal Elections 2019
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PDA Chakwal Elections 2019

    The elections of Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) Chakwal 2019 were held successfully on January 5th at Al-Mukhtar Royal Palace, Chakwal. Dental surgeons from Tehsil Chakwal, Talagung, Lawa, Choa Syden Shah, Kalarkhar participated. The announced results are as follows: President: Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik President-elect: Dr Farooq-ul-Hassan Vice President: Dr Ghulam Kibriya General…

Meeting of Board of Studies, SIOHS
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Meeting of Board of Studies, SIOHS

Board of Studies meeting was recently held at Sindh Institute of Oral Health Sciences, JSMU. The meeting was chaired by Prof. S.M. Kefi Iqbal, Dean Faculty of Dentistry (SIOHS). Other members included Prof. Yawar Abidi, Prof. Mohsin Girach, Prof. H. R. Sukhia, Prof. Tasleem Hosein, Prof. Zubair Abbasi, Prof. Amjad Ali Syed (Controller of Examinations,…

Lecture on Forensic Odontology – A Paradigm Unexplored
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Lecture on Forensic Odontology – A Paradigm Unexplored

  Lahore Medical & Dental College, Lahore Lahore– Forensic Odontology is the application of dental science to legal investigation. It plays a major role in identification of those individuals who cannot be identified by visual or other means. Unfortunately, in developing countries like Pakistan, Forensic Dentistry is a field lacking in development. A lecture on…

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‘Pain Control in Dentistry’ symposium, UCD

By Dr Attique ur Rehman An informative symposium was held at the University College of Dentistry on “Pain Control in Dentistry” in collaboration with ICI, Pakistan. Dean University College of Dentistry and Professor of Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr Moghees Ahmed Baig was invited as the keynote speaker; he highlighted the “current trends and comprehensive protocol of…

IMDC holds SPSS workshop for house officers
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IMDC holds SPSS workshop for house officers

Islamabad- One-day training workshop on “Introduction to Bio-Statistics and Data Analysis Using SPSS” was recently organized by the dental section of Islamabad Medical & Dental College, Islamabad Dental Hospital (IDH). The objective of the workshop was to provide a comprehensive introduction to bio-statistics and an overview of basic data analysis using SPSS, in order to…

HBS Medical and Dental College arrange outreach program
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HBS Medical and Dental College arrange outreach program

Islamabad- Community Dentistry Department of HBS Medical and Dental College recently arranged a community outreach program, which was headed by Dr Qurat-ul-Ain, HOD Department of Community Dentistry). International College of Dentistry (ICD) Michigan USA, Section XV, Region 24, Pakistan, also participated in the program with great zeal. Camps were set up in various schools, wherein…

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