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Paediatric Oral health day organised by RCD

February 12, 2020 | News

Peshawar: Paediatric Oral Health day was recently celebrated in the Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Rehman College of Dentistry (RCD). Children from ABP&AW (Association of Business, Professional and Agricultural Women) were invited.

Toothpaste tubes are being portrayed as magic wands; Dr Ashar Nizamuddin Jamelle

February 7, 2020 | News

Dr Ashar Nizamuddin Jamelle graduated from Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC), Karachi. Following his graduation, Dr Ashar joined Aga Khan University Hospital to complete his residency program in Operative Dentistry. Dr Ashar then went on to pursue Master's in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Periodontolgy from Queen Mary University of London. He was also practicing, meanwhile, at The Royal London Hospital. After returning from the UK, Dr Ashar joined his alma mater, FJDC, as an Assistant Professor and Head of Department of Periodontology. Dr Ashar also runs his own private dental practice in DHA, Karachi. He actively participates in various curriculum activities in dental education sector to sustain his passion for dentistry. Recently he sat down with us to talk about his journey as a practitioner and discuss some pointers pertaining to Periodontology.

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AEEDC-17th GSDA meeting put spotlight on latest dental challenges

February 7, 2020 | News

Dubai – United Arab Emirates: Under the patronage of His Highness, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the 17th edition of Global Annual Scientific Dental Alliance Meeting (GSDA) kicked off recently on the sidelines of the 24th edition of the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 2020, the largest annual international scientific dental conference and exhibition in the world, with the participation of 244 representative members of GSDA at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Corona Virus: Everything a Dental Professional Should Know

January 29, 2020 | News

With the recent surge of Novel Corona Virus in China, new developments are updated from all over the world. The contagious and potentially deadly illness is grabbing headlines worldwide. Each passing day brings new reports of human infections. The World Health Organization recently updated that 4537 cases has been reported only in China.

Nobility comes with selflessness and compassion: Dr Syed Muhammad Faizan

January 21, 2020 | Interviews

Dr Syed Muhammad Faizan graduated from Fatima Jinnah Dental College (FJDC), Karachi. He did Master of Science (MSc.) in Oral Implantology from J W Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. He is also founder of Pak Dental Community (PDC). For his efforts in education, research and clinical expertise, Dr Faizan was awarded the Fellowship of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) in 2017 and also recieved a Diplomate Status recently by ICOI. The award is the highest honor the professional society of ICOI can bestow on an individual involved in the subject of Oral Implantology. Dr Faizan is the Chief Exceutive Officer (CEO) of Vanguard Dental Clinics. He is also currently teaching at Bahria University Medical and Dental College (BUMDC), Karachi. He runs a vlog channel ‘Dentist with a camera’ on YouTube and Facebook. The page has a collective subscribers of 2.92k where he regularly uploads dental related content. With his utmost hardwork, Dr Faizan has made his mark at very young age- ‘a Youth Icon for Dental Community’. Recently Dental Tribune Pakistan invited him to talk about his journey as a practitioner and life experiences in dental fraternity for our readers. Excerpts from his interview are as under:

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7th International Pakistan Prosthodontic Association Conference Held

January 21, 2020 | News

With the aim to provide platform in the field of Prosthodontics in Pakistan, the 7th International Pakistan Prosthodontic Association (PPA) Conference was held. The event was held to promote and facilitate the research culture in dental community. The conference was held at Sardar Begum Dental College (SBDC), Gandhara University, inaugurated by Professor Abdus-Salam, Vice Chancellor of Gandhara University. The event was presided by Professor Dr Syed Nasir Shah, President PPA and Head of Prosthodontic Department, SBDC, Peshawar.

Dr Irfan Recognized Among The ‘World’s Top 100 Doctor In Dentistry’

January 21, 2020 | News

Dr Irfan Qureshi, who is rapidly becoming a talismanic presence for Implantology in Pakistan, once again represented Pakistan on an international level earning more accolades. He is given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Regents of the Global Summit Institute.

PMC Setup New Medical and Dental Academic Board

January 21, 2020 | News

To look into the standard of education followed by the undergraduate/post-graduate medical and dental institutions across the country, The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has recently constituted an 18-member National Medical and Dental Academic Board (NMDAB).

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Informative Lecture On Computer Aided Implant Surgery

January 21, 2020 | News

Each day brings new developments in the field of dental implantology. For many dental practitioners, implant surgery has its own sets of complexities. Proper diagnosis and treatment planning can make the procedure of surgery lot easier, both for dentist and patients. Keeping this in view, renowned Implantologist, Dr Taimoor Kamran, recently highlighted the latest diagnostic feature, Computer Aided Implant Surgery (CAIS). The lecture was titled “Computer Aided Implant Surgery (CAIS)-Is there a REAL benefit for us and our patients?” was held at Khan’s Dental Clinic.

1st UHS IDC: Pre-Conference Workshops

October 7, 2019 | Events | News

LAHORE- The pre-conference workshops of the 1st UHS International Dental Conference remained well-attended. The workshops included diversified areas of dentistry including those of maxillofacial surgery, restorative and esthetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, dental hypnosis and sedation, oral and maxillofacial pathology, composite and porcelain laminate veneers, advanced endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, forensic odontology, molecular biology, and dental and medical education.

President Alvi Inaugurates 1st UHS IDC In Lahore

October 3, 2019 | Events

University of Health Sciences kicked off day one of the 1st UHS International Dental Conference on October 3rd, at the Convention Center, Expo Center Lahore.

Pediatric Dentistry hands-on workshop at IADSR

September 19, 2019 | Education

LAHORE: Keeping in view the importance of pediatric dentistry, a two-day workshop on the topic was recently conducted at the Institute of Advanced Dental Sciences and Research (IADSR). It was held as a part of the IADSR’s 8th Professional Diploma in Advanced General Dentistry (PDAGD). The workshop was unique and distinctive in such a way that for the first time a dedicated two-day workshop was held on pediatric dentistry to provide an opportunity for the participants to learn under the supervision of highly professional and esteemed facilitators.

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Grab any opportunity, learn, prove yourself: Dr Sameer Qureshi

August 21, 2019 | Interviews

Dr Sameer Qureshi graduated from Fatimah Jinnah Dental College (FJDC), Karachi, in 2001. Following his graduation, Dr Sameer went on to pursue his Masters from the University of Manchester. After returning from England, Dr Sameer returned to his alma mater, FJDC, as an educator. He has been associated with the institute ever since. Dr Sameer also runs his own private practice in DHA, Karachi. He also teaches various courses in Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry to sustain his passion for teaching.

Pak-India trade freeze to affect drugs availability

August 20, 2019 | News

Agitated PPMA approaches DRAP for clearance of old consignments

Dr Irfan Qureshi’s Comprehensive Implantology Course

August 20, 2019 | Events | News

Renowned Implantologist Dr Irfan Qureshi recently conducted a two-day course on Comprehensive Implantology. The course was designed for general dental practitioners and dental students that desired to enhance their clinical knowledge and skills in Implant Dentistry.

1st UHS- International Dental Conference: Collaborate, Innovate, Cure

August 10, 2019 | Events | News

LAHORE: With the mission of creation of knowledge, providing platform for latest cutting-edge research, and networking, University of Health Sciences Lahore, is all set for the 1st UHS-International Dental Conference to take place from October 3rd to 5th, 2019. The conference themed “Collaborate. Innovate. Cure” will take place at Expo Center Lahore under the leadership of the Vice Chancellor and the Chairman Organizing Committee, Prof. Javed Akram. Dr Sarah Ghafoor is the Conference Secretary for the event.

Free Dental Services Camp by IADSR

August 6, 2019 | Events

The “Dental Services” project by IADSR is a social-economic project in which state-of-the-art dental treatment is provided in a sophisticated, air-conditioned and infection-free environment for all social strata of the population. The Millat town project is for lower & upper-middle-class strata where high standard dental care is provided at the lowest possible costs.

Dentistry Has Too Much To Offer, It Has Everything: Dr Arsalan Riyaz

July 31, 2019 | Interviews

Dr Arsalan Riyaz, with his private dental practice, a successful food business and a family life in harmony, is an inspirational reflection of the true meaning of ‘Dentistry & Beyond’. After graduating in 2003 from Baqai Dental College, Dr Riyaz practiced at several private clinics before he dived into the corporate life in 2010, when he joined 3M. Meanwhile, Dr Riyaz established his own dental practice. In 2017, Dr Arsalan Riyaz ventured into the eatery business when he launched Jucy Lucy after the brand gained immense popularity and success at a food festival.

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