Tag: dentistry

Bring instant relief to dental pain
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Bring instant relief to dental pain

Tooth pain can get excruciatingly unbearable. Yes, the general protocol is to get a proper dental consultation but, what does one do in situations where the dentist is unavailable for the time being or you experience a toothache episode at an inconvenient time? There are multiple ways to handle the situation until you can access…

Dentists are not expensive, the treatment is
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Dentists are not expensive, the treatment is

Have you ever wondered why do dentists cost so much? Just a routine dental checkup and you might end up paying a heavy amount when leaving. Why is this so? This article will explain that dentists are worth the fee they charge from their patients and why dental work is so expensive. Dental care is…

Dental Tourism on the Rise in Greece
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Dental Tourism on the Rise in Greece

Greece has maintained a dominant presence in the tourism industry for years. Doctors, however, are not what most people think about when considering the major contributors to the country’s economy. In recent years, medical tourism, especially dental tourism, has been on the rise in Greece. Many predict that it will soon prove to be an…

The Importance of Gaining Loyal Patients
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The Importance of Gaining Loyal Patients

This may sound rather clichéd but like all other fields, dentistry also requires that you ensure that the patient wants to come back to your practice. This will only be possible when patients are happy with the services and care that their dentists provide them. Keep in mind that your success as a dentist will…

A Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure
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A Successful Method to Reduce Dental Implant Failure

Dental implant is an artificial tooth placed inside one’s jaws to replace a tooth lost due to an injury, periodontal disease, or any other reason.  According to American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) 15 million of the population have crown or bridge replacements. Moreover, three million of the people have dental implants, with the number…

Meet Egypt’s First Deaf Dentist
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Meet Egypt’s First Deaf Dentist

Meet Esraa: the woman who defied all odds to become the only deaf practicing dentist in Egypt at present. Despite being born with a disability, Esraa dared to dream big. She challenged societal norms and stereotypes to prove that “anything is possible” and a deaf person is just as capable of being a practical professional…

ADA sets new licensing criteria
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ADA sets new licensing criteria

In an attempt to exterminate the practice of using live patients, the ADA is working create an exam test that can effectively assess the clinical competency of a dentist, minus the risk. By 2020, the association plans to develop, test, and introduce the exam to states for licensing purposes. The new format of licensing examination…

FJDC holds 20th Convocation
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FJDC holds 20th Convocation

KARACHI-The 20th Convocation of Fatima Jinnah Dental College was held recently PAF Museum. Certificates for distinctions, gold medals & cash awards were given to top students of the 20th batch of the college. To date 1334 dental graduates have been produced by the College with BDS degree from the University of Karachi. Students of the…

Avoiding Cancer with Perfect Oral Hygiene
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Avoiding Cancer with Perfect Oral Hygiene

Did you know that about 9750 deaths occur because of oral cancer each year? This means that close to 1 person dies every 24 hours because of some kind of mouth/esophagus cancer. The horrific fact though is that oral cancer is continuing to increase. It has now become the 10th most common cancer among men…

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