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WFLD-APD summons Prof. Arshad Malik as a speaker

July 28, 2021 | News

ISLAMABAD: Professor Arshad Malik, Dean and  Head of Department (HOD) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, HBS Dental College, Islamabad, was recently invited to a virtual scientific conference by the Asia Pacific Division (APD) of the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) as a speaker. The theme of the conference was “New Developments in Dental Laser Applications and Education”. The conference was attended by international professionals, clinicians, researchers and educators.

IDS 2021: Around 830 exhibiting companies from 56 countries

July 27, 2021 | News

The high level of international participation underscores decisive importance as a global industry platform. The International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors for the 39th time from 22 to 25 September 2021. IDS is characterised by a new positioning for the entire international dental industry: It is playing a key role in the successful re-start of the market. At the same time, IDS is also setting new concept-related benchmarks: The leading global trade fair is combining the great strengths of a physical event with trailblazing digital features in the form of IDS connect. The hybrid approach enables professionals from the dental world to discover attractive trade fair presences and products and connect with relevant contact partners via innovative channels.

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DTMA announces the new executive body

July 26, 2021 | News

LAHORE: Dental Trade and Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (DTMA) recently announced its new executive body.

Students showcase creative talent in Poster Competition

June 14, 2021 | News

Lahore: The annual poster presentation competition was recently held at Azra Naheed Dental College (ANDC). The event was organised by the Department of Science of Dental Materials, ANDC. Dr Hira Asghar, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Science of Dental Materials, ANDC, supervised the event.

Everything You Need To Know About The New Generation Of Fluoride

June 10, 2021 | News

Everyone understands the effectiveness of fluoride in preventing caries and hypersensitivity. People believe it as a universal fact, that it can treat initial carious lesions as well.

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Pakistan Wins WHO’s Award For Anti-Tobacco Campaign

June 4, 2021 | News

ISLAMABAD: While anti-tobacco advocates have been criticising policies of the government and its failure to implement the Pictorial Health Warning (PHW) due since June 30, 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) regional office for the eastern Mediterranean has announced the World No Tobacco Day 2021 Award for Pakistan for its effective anti-tobacco campaign.

The Cosmo-Dentist Makes Smiles Sparkle With Tooth Jewel

June 1, 2021 | News

Dental Tribune Pakistan speaks with Dr Gul Owais, the dentist responsible for adding tooth jewel to pearly whites, about the jewellery trend for your teeth.

HITEC-IMS welcome new batch, organises orientation and white coat ceremony

May 15, 2021 | News

Taxila: HITEC Institute of Medical Sciences (HITEC-IMS), Dental College, recently welcomed the new batch of medical and dental students. Students and parents were invited to familiarize themselves with the institution and faculty. They were enlightened about the educational and assessment scheme, general code of conduct and college discipline, followed by a visit to basic and clinical departments.

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AIDM Holds Free Dental Checkups To Spread Oral Care Awareness

April 23, 2021 | News

Karachi: The Department of Community Dentistry, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) recently organised an oral health awareness program.

Dentistry Amidst Pakistan’s Third COVID Wave

April 20, 2021 | News

2020 was brutal. The dark clouds of COVID were a threat to humanity. They also acted as a catalyst, allowing the nations to think about how to cope up in uncertain situations.

IPAC Foundation holds training workshop for de’ Montmorency College of Dentistry

April 13, 2021 | News

Lahore: The Department of Safe Dentistry, Infection Prevention and Control Foundation (IPAC Foundation), recently conducted a training workshop on infection prevention and control in dental healthcare settings for the faculty at de’ Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore.

PDA Backs Students, Challenges PMC’s 60% Requirement

April 9, 2021 | News

Karachi: Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) recently submitted a counter-affidavit to confirm that set of pleas challenging the 60 per cent marks condition for eligibility in written bachelors of dental surgery (BDS) admission test should be granted and found no objection in the application.

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HBS Celebrates ‘Orientation And White Coat Ceremony’

March 13, 2021 | News

Islamabad: The Dental Section of HBS Medical and Dental College recently organised ‘Orientation Day- White Coat Ceremony for the newly inducted BDS batch. The event was lead by Dr Qurat-Ul-Ain, Head of the Department of Community Dentistry. 

The Obsession With Certificates Over Quality Education

March 12, 2021 | News

Most professionals are missing the point by largely putting so much weight on certificates as a predominant pathway to continuing medical education.

Mastering Online Dental Consultation

March 11, 2021 | News

As we are getting accustomed to the new normal, we must explore the idea of online consultation. This option has been available for a while, but its importance has come to light during the pandemic.

Online Event Emphasises On ‘Primary Healthcare & Practice Of Dentistry’

March 9, 2021 | News

Karachi: The committee of continuing dental education committee, Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry (LCMD), recently arranged an online webinar. The event was in collaboration with the Department of Health Professions Education (DHPE).

The Many Reasons To Be Proud Of Your Mouth

March 3, 2021 | News

The mouth is the gateway to our body and should be looked after. Good oral health can help live a longer, healthier life. Who would not want that?

Dentists –Healthcare’s Silent Heroes

February 28, 2021 | News

As a dentist, I vividly recall a day from my house job in 2012 when I had my posting in the Department of Oral Medicine. After a complete assessment of a patient’s dental problems, the Head of Department (HoD) referred him to a physician. This was because the HoD, after a thorough oral examination of the patient where he found that the patient had had good oral hygiene. the patient still was complaining about his bad breath and bleeding gums. The dentist instantly suspected him of having diabetes. The patient surprisingly had good oral hygiene.

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