Tag: oral

KMDC Takes Students On A Pharma Field Trip
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KMDC Takes Students On A Pharma Field Trip

KARACHI – Head of Department of Community Dentistry Karachi Medical and Dental College, Dr. Ashraf Ayub and Assistant Professors Dr Sana and Dr Furqan, along with 100 students, made a field visit to the pharmaceutical company, Platinum. Here, they learnt manufacturing, dispensing and packaging of different medicines concerning general and oral health. While visiting with the…

No TB Diagnosis Van Available in KP, Balochistan
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No TB Diagnosis Van Available in KP, Balochistan

KPK – Out of 95 mobile TB diagnosis vans, not a single van is operating in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa or Balochistan, the sub-committee of Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination learnt on Friday. However, 70 mobile TB diagnosis vans are operating in Sindh and 16 in Punjab. The meeting was chaired by…

Mutant First-Line Drug Resistant HIV Strains on the Rise
Research

Mutant First-Line Drug Resistant HIV Strains on the Rise

The fight to halt the pandemic spread of HIV has been “an extraordinary achievement in global health,” doctors wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine this week.But progress made to treat those with HIV and to stem the virus’ spread could stall, doctors said. And they point to a worrisome culprit: Mutating strains of HIV that…

AIDS Control Programme has No Fund to Continue Work
National News

AIDS Control Programme has No Fund to Continue Work

ISLAMABAD: Despite alarming increase in HIV cases, the cash-starved National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) is struggling to reverse the rising tide since the government did not spend a single penny on the programme. During the last three decades, the HIV pandemic has introduced as an incomprehensible calamity. HIV and AIDS have already taken a terrible human…

How to Get Your Dental Practice Through the Slow Times
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How to Get Your Dental Practice Through the Slow Times

By Michael Mulkey, DDS  All dental practices will inevitably experience slow times. These are not the times to save money by pausing your marketing campaigns. This dentist learned just the opposite to be true, as well as several other ideas for getting through the slow times. Whether you’ve been practicing for two or 20 years, you’ve…

How to Open Up Capital For Marketing Your Practice
Business

How to Open Up Capital For Marketing Your Practice

Setting aside money to invest in marketing is a smart move for dental practices. The investment will pay off. But many dentists wonder how to get that money when there are so many other expenses. Just like equipment and staffing, marketing is an investment in your dental practice. My philosophy is that it’s always wise to spend…

Majority of Portuguese Have Missing Teeth
International News

Majority of Portuguese Have Missing Teeth

Less than a third of ethnic Portuguese nationals have all their natural teeth, while more than ten percent have lost eight teeth or more, according to a barometer carried out at the request of the national Dentists’ Association. According to the 2017 Portuguese oral health barometer, 68 percent of Portuguese have lost at least one…

Triclosan in Toothpastes Absorbed by Brush Heads
Research

Triclosan in Toothpastes Absorbed by Brush Heads

Triclosan in toothpastes can be absorbed and later released by toothbrush heads, a new study has found. But triclosan exposure can be limited, such as by using toothbrushes that are the least likely to accumulate the chemical and by changing used toothbrushes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned the use of triclosan in…

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