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Improving oral health in India using mobile dental vans

WARDHA, India: Health authorities in India face several obstacles in the efficient delivery of dental care, including a dentist-to-population ratio that is ...

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Indian dental revamp to make graduate test mandatory

NEW DELHI, India: New regulations for the dental profession in India will mean that all BDS graduates will have to pass a dental National Exit Test ...

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Most children with special healthcare needs have caries and poor oral hygiene—study

JODHPUR, India: A study of the oral health of children with special healthcare needs in the Jodhpur district in Rajasthan province has found a high ...

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Researchers develop customised 3D-printed toothbrush handle for patients with limited dexterity

SANGAREDDY, India: A team of researchers from universities in India has developed a method of fabricating a customised, interchangeable handle for tooth ...

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Indian Orthodontic Society campaigns against at-home aligner treatment

CHENNAI, India: The Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS) has submitted a complaint about direct-to-consumer (D2C) clear aligner therapy to the country’s ...

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War in Ukraine causing chaos for international dental students

ABUJA, Nigeria: The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) said in June that it would not recognise medical and dental degrees obtained from Ukrainian...

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Plaque control measures and thrust for preventive dentistry—dentists’ attitude

Periodontitis is pandemic in nature and distributed all over the world. The disease’s prevalence and burden on oral health in India is no different, and ...

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Dental practices reopening across the world

LEIPZIG, Germany: Many governments have now eased public health restrictions, saying that their countries have overcome the first wave of the SARS-CoV-2 ...

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Reducing aerosol viral load to minimise spread of SARS-CoV-2 in dental clinics

MUMBAI, India: Dentists and their patients are increasingly concerned about the elevated risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 in dental clinics, owing to the ...

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Be prepared for COVID-19, but don’t panic, says Indian Dental Association

MUMBAI, India: Dental colleges in India are currently closed, and dental clinics across the country have been advised to suspend all non-essential ...

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Rise of non-premium dental implants in Asia Pacific region

BEIJING, China: Sales of dental implants are set to grow at a phenomenal rate in the coming years in major dental markets in the Asia Pacific region. The ...

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New study investigates dental anxiety in children

MANGALORE, India: A key reason behind people not attending regular oral health check-ups can be anxiety stemming from their first experience in a dental ...

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Australian dental industry welcomes new Indian economic strategy

CANBERRA, Australia: In May 2017, Australia’s prime minister and the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment commissioned an independent report on an ...

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