Live WebinarPeriodontitis: A crash course in the context of the new World Workshop Classification, from diagnosis to treatment and maintenance
08 Mar 2021, 10:30 PM New Delhi
Jonathan Du Toit MSc (Dent), MChD (OMP), FCD(SA) OMP, PhD
October 24, 2020 | News
COVID19 although previously considered to be an exclusively respiratory illness, in the course of the disease has presented itself with a variety of symptoms from the involvement of multiple systems such as ophthalmologic, dermatologic, hepatic or abdominal symptoms and sometimes with just mere loss of sense of smell. This article by Amisha Parekh describes the multi-system involvement seen in Covid-19.
October 22, 2020 | News
This is the summary of the webinar conducted by Dr Abdelsalam Elaskary on his new technique - Vestibular Extraction Socket Therapy on 17 Oct 2020.
Dr Prajwalit Kende and his team, Dept of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Govt Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai has innovated "Z-plate" for the management of mandibular fractures. Government of India has granted a design patent for the same and published the work in their journal. Dr Prajwalit Kende describes his innovation in this conversation.
October 7, 2020 | News
Two young pediatric dentists describe the emerging philosophies and concepts in Pediatric dentistry. What pediatric dentistry looks like, now & beyond 2020.
October 5, 2020 | News
STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Understanding of cell types and the mechanisms of dental growth is essential for the reconstruction and engineering of teeth. Therefore, researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm have investigated the cellular composition of growing and non-growing mouse and human teeth. They believe that the new data on the cellular make-up and growth of teeth could accelerate developments in regenerative dentistry and in the treatment of tooth sensitivity.
Dr Abdelsalam Elaskary, a seasoned innovator, author and educator in implant dentistry describes his new technique "Vestibular Extraction Socket Therapy" that will help clinicians to effectively manage compromised and infected fresh extraction sockets with immediate implant placement.
September 24, 2020 | News
TEL AVIV, Israel: Dental clinics in Israel are operating as usual this week, despite a government-imposed lockdown that has been implemented to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Dental Tribune International (DTI) spoke with an Israeli dentist, who commented that the strict health protocols that are in place within dentistry justify the continued provision of elective care.
September 23, 2020 | News
In this article, we analyze four recent articles published in Aug-Sept 2020 on the genetic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 and the potential therapeutic targets against it.
September 22, 2020 | News
Two updates (Sept 18 & 21, 2020) by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) on Covid-19 guidelines, which are relevant to dental practice.
September 20, 2020 | News
CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) test - FELUDA, received regulatory approvals on 19 September 2020 from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for commercial launch, as per ICMR guidelines, meeting high-quality benchmarks with 96% sensitivity and 98% specificity for detecting the novel coronavirus.
September 16, 2020 | News
Do you know that there are 14 already established pieces of scientific evidence to show a direct association between VitaminD deficiency & COVID19 severity-mortality? Yet, no standard guidelines available at the national or international level for common people.
September 14, 2020 | News
Herd immunity is a key concept for epidemic control, which states that only a proportion of a population needs to be immune to an infectious agent for it to stop generating large outbreaks. We can achieve herd immunity through two strategies: by overcoming natural infection or through vaccination.
September 12, 2020 | News
We summarize all the latest pieces of evidence on dental aerosol procedures. We also trace the evidence back to 2003 SARS times when the aerosols were studied first. Despite weak evidence, dental aerosol-generating procedures have been termed risky.
September 7, 2020 | News
A lot has been written on the role of vitamin D in the prevention & management of SARS-CoV-2 infection & COVID-19 disease. Interest in Vitamin D therapy has increased multifold after the recent bradykinin hypothesis successfully answered the questions that had been left unanswered by the cytokine storm hypothesis. The bradykinin hypothesis also proposed that Vitamin D therapy may control the bradykinin storm. However, the literature lacked a clinical trial in this regard. This article covers the results of a preliminary trial that has shown promising results with Vitamin D therapy in preventing complications in hospitalized Covid-19 patients.
September 6, 2020 | News
Many patients are refusing to co-operate and not allowing the doctors to record temperatures using infrared thermometers - all thanks to a fake Facebook post and an illogical Whatsapp video. The aim of this article is to bring the facts to you and assure you that infrared guns are absolutely safe.
September 4, 2020 | News
A growing body of evidence now links COVID-19 outcomes with vitamin D status. Subhasree Ray, a clinical and public health nutritionist, analyses the literature and makes her evidence-based recommendations.
August 27, 2020 | News
This article aims to remove all the existing confusions on Covid-19 antigen tests. Also, explains the difference between the results obtained from antigen tests vs RT PCR tests.
August 26, 2020 | News
Today the use of face masks has become necessary and ubiquitous due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic. Even though a face mask protects the user from SARS-CoV-2 infection, it has certain adverse effects. One of the new and recently noticed side effect is on the oral health of the wearer known as ‘Mask Mouth’. This includes symptoms like caries, gingivitis, halitosis, candidiasis and angular cheilitis. But a positive aspect of the mask-mouth is that it can be easily prevented and treated. In this article, we will see this new phenomenon, its aetiology, symptoms and prevention.