December 19, 2013
With a growing medical tourism industry, dental treatments have become one of the key components of the treatment plans sought by individuals. Many customers become aware of the latest dental technologies and then seek cheaper quality solutions in developing medical tourism countries.
December 7, 2013
MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein, provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, has announced plans to invest in dental implant manufacturer BioHorizons. With the strategic acquisition, which follows an investment in European company CAMLOG Biotechnologies, the company aims at expanding its position in the dental specialty market.
December 4, 2013
The appointment of female dentists brings bright prospects in the current scenario, where the number of non-practicing Female Dental Surgeons is increasing in the country. Such measures will create more opportunities for female dentists
November 16, 2013
Lahore: Topics covered during the training were; Treatment of various frenal attachments, Suturing techniques, Soft Tissue & Esthetic Considerations in Implant Therapy, The Significance of Smile Lines in Implant Dentistry, Soft Tissue Grafting & Mucogingival Defects and Smile Lines.
November 1, 2013
Karachi: The learned dentists must go for post graduate programmes in Oral Medicine and Periodontology, which will enable us to offer Post graduate training and FCPS in new fields. Doctors should be more honest and compassionate in their work, and focus more on the patients, while demonstrating a team spirit among the health care industry says Dr. Masood Hameed Khan
September 6, 2013
Dr. Awab Alvi stated that he is very excited to be elected as the “Digital Strategist” for the global governing body of dentists. The central Council of FDI is composed of FDI Presidents, President-Elect, Treasurer and 10 Councilors, each one elected by the General Assembly to serve as directors of FDI World Dental Federation
August 28, 2013
Istunbul, Turkey - Despite the restraints created by the war on terror across Pakistan,the Dr. Shah and PDA is actively conducting Oral Health activities, awareness campaigns, conferences and Continuous Dental Education (CDE) seminars and has proved to be able leader within Pakistan and Asia-Pacific.
August 23, 2013
Islamabad, Pakistan: Initiatives can help, only if we can make the quacks follow the basic procedures and acquire formal training, aimed at protecting the health of their patients. If these procedures are followed for a couple of generations, we can expect a revolution in safe dental practices. Otherwise, the idea of eliminating them is simply wishful thinking and Utopian aims.
August 22, 2013
Karachi, Pakistan: While both product and service based industries demonstrated speed in adapting social media, health care remains slow. Health-care marketing in many respects remains slow due to the strong ethical concerns regarding medicines and medical procedures.
August 20, 2013
Islamabad, Pakistan: As technology advances, more and more treatments become possible. As treatments become increasingly effective and simple, more patients demand relief from their ailments. As the common phenomenon dictates; we can see that, with the increase in demand for health-care services, the prices tend to go down.
August 19, 2013
Karachi: During its one-week stay in Karachi, the ship's medical staff will give on-the-spot medical services to local residents at a military hospital. Meanwhile, the Chinese medics and their Pakistani counterparts will jointly conduct surgeries on patients
August 16, 2013
Islamabad, Pakistan: IADSR International Conference 2013 kicks off at National Convention Centre Islamabad, Pakistan with overwhelming response from students and faculty with the theme of Cosmetic Dentistry – where art meets science.
August 13, 2013
Karachi: Among the various factors influencing the choice of an academic career, one of the most important was the influence of mentors and role models. As one author said, "Mentoring activities and creation of opportunities for career development is a crucial factor in developing interest in academics among graduate dentists." Accepting the women as change agent will definitely bring many improvements and reforms.
July 20, 2013
Karachi: Public dental healthcare services have long served the disadvantaged communities globally. Pakistani public dental institutes and colleges have been doing the same. But these traditional public health care services have largely excluded dental services due to cost concerns. This challenge remains in the developed nations as well.
July 20, 2013
Karachi: A recent rise in inflation has reduced profit margins of the pharmaceutical sector. PPMA Chairman Jawed Akhai states that many companies have shut down as a direct result of this rise in costs of production, four being multinational companies. Alongside, the rise of general sales tax (GST) from 16 to 17 percent is likely to add to the problems faced by the sector.
July 16, 2013
Karachi: The patients must continue follow up in order to prevent, detect or treat any early signs of failure. Signs of implant failure include presence of peri-implantitis, epithelial infiltration, bleeding on probing, suppuration, loss of bony support and mobility. Habits that can compromise the outcomes of implants such as smoking and bruxism must be discontinued to achieve optimal outcomes.