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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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Should Dentists Get The COVID Vaccine?

February 26, 2021 | News

With COVID-19 vaccinations beginning in Pakistan, dentists are entering a critical phase in this pandemic along with the rest of the healthcare services.

Dr Nabeel Baig guides students through formulating research question 

February 25, 2021 | News

Karachi: The Department of Pharmacology, Fazaia Ruth Pfau Medical College (FRPMC) recently organised a guest lecture titled ‘Formulating Research Question and Scientific Paper Writing.

FJDC Dedicates Month Of February To Cancer Awareness

February 24, 2021 | News

Karachi: Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC) recently celebrated World Cancer Month. The event provided an opportunity for spreading awareness about the disease, symptoms and detection. The event raised awareness about the signs and early detection of cancer. 

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