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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
February 9, 2021 | News
Karachi: As part of the Faculty Development Program, a one day workshop was organised by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), HITEC Institute of Medical Sciences (HITEC-IMS), Dental College. The workshop was attended by the Heads of Departments of Basic Dental Sciences and Clinical departments of Dental College.
January 19, 2021 | Interviews
Professor Dr Khalid Almas graduated from de Montmorency College of Dentistry, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He then moved to the UK, for Master in Periodontology and later Master in Dental Public Health from Eastman Institute of Dental Sciences and the London Hospital Medical College/University College, University of London. He earned a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgery and later a Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Later on, he earned a fellowship of the American Academy of Oral Medicine. He is also a fellow of the International College of Dentists. He served as Head of Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine, and Assistant Professor at de Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore, then as an Assistant Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He served as an Associate Professor at New York University from 2003 -2007 and then moved to University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He was promoted to full professor rank in 2011 and served as a Clinical Professor, Director predoctoral periodontics program and Director International Fellowship in Advanced Periodontics. Currently, Dr Almas is serving as Professor of Periodontology and Graduate Periodontics Program Director, at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University. He also maintains his visiting/volunteer professor position at the University of Connecticut, USA and Rawal Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan. His editorial and Ad hoc reviewer services extended to more than 15 biomedical and dental journals. He has also served as International Examiner in top universities of Malaysia, Sweden and Sudan. He has written more than 230 papers in peer reviewed dental and Medical journals, along with two books and many chapters written for books published in different countries. His exceptional record has made his name listed among world’s top 2% scientist. A list that has been compiled by Ioannidis et al from Stanford University who analysed thousands of articles on the Scopus database until May 2020. The inclusion of Dr Khalid name in the list is a true testimony of his hard work and dedication in the field of Dentistry and Research. Dental Tribune Pakistan recently spoke to Dr Khalid about his efforts toward the positive representation of Pakistan on global and national dental platforms and about his contribution to the dental profession and research.
January 18, 2021 | News
Karachi: The Department of Orthodontics, Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC) recently organised a presentation competition of final year BDS students as an end-rotation activity.
January 8, 2021 | News
Karachi: The Department of Health Professional Education (DHPE), Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry (LCMD) recently organised a series of workshops entitled ‘Formatting Best Choice Questions (BCQs) for faculty members of Medicine and Dentistry.