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Pakistan Dental Association urges dentists to join hands in fight against COVID-19

July 7, 2020 | News

Karachi: COVID-19 situation is complicated and disappointing, and the dental community is demoralized in such a scenario. Dentists are worried since they are not earning much, along with the constant fear of the contracting virus. We are fighting an invisible enemy; hence it’s a very challenging time for all of us.

Live session on infection prevention and control in dentistry

July 3, 2020 | News

Karachi: Young Dental Council (YDC) recently arranged a live session on their Facebook page. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr Adil Bin Irfan, Head of hospital safety and faculty at Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine. The session comprised of the latest cutting edge discussions to address current issues in dental management.

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President FDI stresses for unity among dental community towards a global vision

June 29, 2020 | News

Malaysia: Due to the coronavirus crisis, clinical practices all around the world are disturbed. It is essential to discuss the improvement in oral health and clinical practices to maintain the quality of prevention and care in global dentistry.

Endodontist highlights tactics to manage complex root canal anatomies

June 19, 2020 | News

Dubai: Root canal shaping and disinfection are the significant factors to impact access cavity designs. The skill to gain ideal cavity design depends on Dental Operating Microscope (DOM), Ultra Sonic (US), experience and operator skills.

Expert answers COVID-19 queries on self-isolation and more

June 19, 2020 | News

As the pandemic continues to affect the world, many people have turned to Google to answer their queries about coronavirus. The most burning topic these days have been self-isolation. While reliable sources are working hard to communicate correct information, but at times the messages are not reached to people. This could be attributed to fake reports and videos circulating on Facebook and WhatsApp, to create chaos and confusion among the general public.  Infectious Disease Expert, Dr Farheen Ali, Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases; Head, Department of Infectious Diseases, NICVD and Consultant, Infectious Diseases, South City Hospital finally answered most common questions related to self-isolation in COVID-19 pandemic and debunked popular myths circulated within virtual platforms. 

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Interview: How Odontologists Identified Plane Crash Victims

June 10, 2020 | Interviews

Dr Humayoun Temoor is the first qualified and trained Forensic Odontologist in Pakistan. Graduated from Isra Univesity, Dr Humayoun Temoor completed his Master of Science (MSc.) in Forensic Odontology from the University of Glamorgan, Wales. He also completed his post-graduation in Oral Implantology from Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. He is currently appointed as Senior Lecturer at University of Health Sciences, Lahore and continuing his services as Forensic Odontologist under Government of Punjab.

Dental experts shed light on how to drive career further

June 8, 2020 | News

KARACHI: Dental education experts got together for a seminar on Zoom recently to discuss the ‘Higher Inter-Disciplinary Dental Education in London in a new era: Driving your career further.’ from the perspective of senior dental academicians. 

Baqai Dental College resumes academic year with virtual classes

June 4, 2020 | News

Karachi: With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the possibility of resuming life back to normal seems like a far-fetched dream. In the midst of this, Baqai Medical University decided to resume their academic year via virtual classes.

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Dr Humayun leading PK 8303 forensic investigation

June 1, 2020 | News

Karachi: Dr. Humayun Temoor urged that we should preserve our dental records since it has been regarded as the most valuable source for identification in case of accidents such as PIA (Pakistan International Airline) flight crash that recently happened in Karachi.

COVID-19: Health Ministry Issues New Guidelines For Dentists

May 12, 2020 | News

Karachi: The Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations and Cooperation (NHSRC) recently released fresh guidelines for dentists and dental patients’ management during COVID-19 Pandemic. The detailed official document included recommendations that got instantly viral among dental community on social media platforms.

Ramadan and oral health: Everything you need to know

May 11, 2020 | News

Just like every year, the holy month of Ramadan has returned again with blessings and joy. Muslims celebrate this month by fasting, sacrificing hunger and thirst just to get closer to God. The abstinence of food and water from Suhoor (pre-dawn meal) to Iftaar (dinner), help Muslims indulge in self- reflection. However, the routine of fasting can make oral hygiene neglected. This gives rise to common oral health issues.

PHC Advisory offers a glimmer of hope for Dentists

April 3, 2020 | News

LAHORE: Punjab Healthcare Commission has issued a fresh advisory to the dental practitioners across the province to adopt maximum precautionary measures in their clinics.

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COVID-19: Patients reluctant to seek dental treatments, clinics face voluntary closure

March 30, 2020 | News

With the escalation of the COVID-19 crisis and new cases rising on a daily basis, it is the dental industry which is suffering the most within the healthcare industry.

COVID-19: Pakistan’s dental fraternity and industry face unprecedented challenges

March 27, 2020 | News

The recent escalation of the COVID-19 situation has definitely affected every domain of human life. The sudden surge has raised fears that the outbreak could pose a major challenge to an already strained national health care system. According to recent statistics reported by the New York Times, dentists are at the greatest risk, as they can encounter diseases and infections daily and typically work in close proximity to one another and their patients.

Int’l speaker offers insight on Enamel, Saliva relationship

March 14, 2020 | News

Lahore: Research and Ethical Review Committee of College of Dentistry, Lahore Medical and Dental College (LMDC) recently organized a seminar entitled, Enamel-Saliva Continuum. Mr Paul Anderson, a Professor of Oral Biology and the Chair of Dental Post-graduate committee, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), was invited to speak on the topic. The seminar was formally officiated by the Chairperson, Research and Ethical Review Committee, Prof. Dr. Nazli Shujaat and was attended by faculty members, House officers and Post-graduate residents.

Exclusive Interview with Prof Dr Amjad Wyne

March 1, 2020 | News

Professor Dr Amjad Wyne is known as one of the pioneers of Pediatric Dentistry in Pakistan. Dental Tribune Pakistan recently spoke to him in regards to his contributions to dental profession and representing Pakistan on International level.

Pakistan shines at Bangkok International Dental Implant Symposium

February 28, 2020 | News

Bangkok: The Bangkok International Dental Implant Symposium held recently, invited delegates from all over the world. Pakistani dental community also actively participated in the international summit.

Free Dental Checkup provided by BUMDC

February 28, 2020 | News

Karachi: In order to inculcate oral health awareness among children, the CSP (Community Support Program) team of BUMDC was recently invited by The City School, Bait-ul-Mukaram Branch to carry out an Oral Health awareness session and Dental Checkup for their pupils.

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