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Prof. Dr. Philip Louis – ESCD (UK) visits Pakistan.

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.

Chinese Naval Hospital Ship arrives in Karachi

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

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IADSR international conference 2013 kicks off in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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.

Role of women in dental academia

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.

Subsidized dental healthcare for Pakistan?

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.

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Are pharmaceutical manufacturers charging too much for dental medicines?

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.

Secrets of successful dental implant placements

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.

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