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Pakistan Army establishes dental facility at CMH Lahore
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Pakistan Army establishes dental facility at CMH Lahore

LAHORE: Pakistan Army established advance level dental facility at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Lahore Medical College. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander Lahore Corps Lt. General Sadiq Ali inaugurated the ‘Maxillofacial Centre’ at Institute of Dentistry CMH Lahore Medical College. The facility will cater for all the dental treatments / surgeries including facial…

PPMA’s delegation met with PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
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PPMA’s delegation met with PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

ISLAMABAD  – A delegation of Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) headed by its Chairman, Dr. Sheikh Kaiser Waheed, called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Prime Minister’s Office. The Minister for Health Services, Mrs. Saira Afzal Tarar, and office bearers of PPMA were also present during the meeting. The delegation briefed the Prime Minister about…

Newborn baby born with SEVEN fully grown teeth
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Newborn baby born with SEVEN fully grown teeth

A doctor in India was shocked and stunned to discover seven fully grown teeth in a newborn baby’s mouth. He believes it may be the first such case in the world’s history. Prayan Sharma was born on 30th June in Ahmedabad, Gujrat, with seven fully grown teeth in his lower gums. But his first-time parents, mother…

BREAKING NEWS: PDA (CC) Election Results Announced
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BREAKING NEWS: PDA (CC) Election Results Announced

BREAKING NEWS KARACHI-The Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan Dental Association, Dr Imran Ahsan has announced the results of the Pakistan Dental Association elections for the central council. The one-panel nomination was received by hand before the deadline of 6 pm on 7th August 2017. The election commission found all nomination papers to be in order…

Testing indicates 50% South Asians show oral cancer signs
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Testing indicates 50% South Asians show oral cancer signs

MAHARASHTRA-The Kumbh Mela surveillance project was carried out in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and conducted among 5302 participants in Nashik, India, in 2016. The outcomes of these dental screenings revealed startling results. Among the participants tested – Approximately 70% of the individuals exhibited some or the other kind of dental or…

Immunization team in the line of fire again
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Immunization team in the line of fire again

SWABI-A technician of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) was shot dead in a gun attack whilst returning home from work in Swabi. According to the police, Sohail Ahmed, who belonged to Kalu Khan Village, was posted in Narnji village by the health department, a village which borders Buner district. He was returning home from the…

Sad News: death of son of Liaquat Ali Humayun
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Sad News: death of son of Liaquat Ali Humayun

LAHORE: Umair Liaquat, son of Mr. Liaquat Ali Humayun, President Dental Trade and Manufacturers’ Association (DTMA) and Chief Executive Humayun Dental Supply has passed away today. (Inna Lillahe wainjja elaihe rajaioon).  His Namaz-e-Janazah will be offered after Asr prayers in Lahore today, 1st July 2017. The address of Mr. Humayun is given below for your…

Dental hygienist behind bars for posing as a dentist
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Dental hygienist behind bars for posing as a dentist

IDAHO-Cherie R. Dillon, 62, will spend five years in prison for completing dental procedures that legally could only be performed by a dentist. Dillon drilled and pulled teeth, provided patients with fillings and dentures, and offered other procedures that went far beyond her license as a dental hygienist. Dillon did not attend dental school and…

Glasgow Dental School creates world’s biggest smile
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Glasgow Dental School creates world’s biggest smile

GLASGOW-Hundreds of people participated in the Big Smile Big Band event, which took place at the SEC Glasgow, including Dental School and other University staff, dental alumni, school children and teachers from the Glasgow area. Participants wore red and white ponchos and formed the lips and teeth of a giant smile to highlight the importance…

Prof M A Soofi passed away
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Prof M A Soofi passed away

LAHORE-Illustrious dental surgeon Prof M. A. Soofi passed away in Lahore. He was 86 and one of the senior most dental surgeons in the country and has had a very distinguished career. Prof. Dr. M. A. Soofi was a known scientist of international repute in Community Dentistry. He retired as Principal of College of Community…

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