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CDE: IDA Dindigul Branch

December 15, 2016

It was an immense pleasure to have Dr.Anandakrishna G N for the Continuing Dental Education (CDE) programme and Demo on Aesthetic Inlay fabrication – simply chair side and Aesthetic temporization. The event was organized by IDA Dindigul Branch and VOCO at Hotel Vivera Grande, Dindigul, Tamilnadu.

Mumbai: 44th National IPS conference 2016

December 3, 2016

The 44th Indian Prosthodontic Society (IPS) National Conference had a spectacular opening to a packed audience at the Boucher. Hall CIDCO convention centre Navi Mumbai in the presence of a Galaxy of past presidents of IPS and senior Prosthodontists.

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W&H and Planmeca approach the Indian market together

December 1, 2016 | Business

BANGALORE, India: European dental manufacturers W&H Dentalwerk and Planmeca have joined forces on the dental market in India. Comprising a shared office centre in Bangalore and a specialised customer service network, the collaboration between the two companies is aimed at exploiting synergies in offering a comprehensive and unique product portfolio to dental professionals in the country.

CDE: Restorative workshop tour with Dr.Walter Dias

November 29, 2016 | Business

Dentsply-Sirona concluded a Restorative workshop Tour with Dr Walter Dias from 4th- 6th November 2016 in the cities of Bengaluru, Mumbai & New Delhi. Dr Walter Dias is a Prosthodontist with focus on adhesive & composite dentistry. He has a vast clinical experience with over 40 publications & research abstracts, more than 300 presentations in around 50 countries on themes as diverse as direct and indirect composite dentistry, impression material techniques, dental anatomy, photography and presentation skills.

National Oral Healthcare Sushruta Awards 2016 honors individuals in Dental area

November 14, 2016

With the introduction of The National Oral Healthcare Sushruta Awards, IDA recognizes and honors the highest standards of excellence in the field of oral healthcare. This would be instrumental in motivating other professionals to strive for greater heights and to contribute more actively towards promoting the profession’s intellectual, creative and ethical value systems. Last year maiden “National Oral Healthcare Sushruta Awards” were presented by Bharat Ratna Late Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam to the achievers from the field of Oral Healthcare. About IDA Foundation Nation Oral Healthcare Sushruta Awards are conceptualized by IDA Foundation to recognize the highest standards of excellence and reward individuals for their outstanding role in providing care. IDA Foundation is a philanthropic organization to address the educational and humanitarian commitments of the Indian Dental Association (IDA).  

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New Delhi welcomes 10th WCOI & AAID global conference 2016

November 12, 2016

Global Fusion- Bridging barriers for Implant excellence. The capital city of India, New Delhi, hosts the 10th edition of World Congress of Oral Implantology (WCOI) and American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) global conference 2016 once again. This time around the global conference was co-organized with the 5th edition of the ICOI South East Asia conference.  

The future is here: New dental fillings that will repair tooth decay

November 7, 2016 | Business

The first data on dental fillings that can actively repair tooth decay as presented by Professor Robert Hill, who is the Chair of Physical Sciences at the Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London and the co-founder and director of research at BioMin Technologies, UK.

UK’s Biomin Technologies partners with Group Pharmaceutiacls to launch a new toothpaste in India

November 7, 2016 | Business

New toothpaste, the first product in India to incorporate BioMinF as its active ingredient, is being launched in India. Elsenz, which puts back the lost minerals from tooth enamel, helps prevent decay and treat sensitivity while you sleep, will be available in pharmacies throughout India. The product is the result of an exclusive licencing agreement between BioMin Technologies of London and Group Pharmaceuticals whereby Group Pharmaceuticals will manufacture Elsenz toothpaste at its facility near Bangalore and bring the product to the Indian market.  

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Interview: Digital workflow is the future. Dr.Georges Khoury

November 7, 2016

Dr.Georges Khoury is a senior Oral Surgeon and the Director of the Post Graduate Program in Bone Reconstruction and Advanced Implantology, at Paris 7 university, Rotshild Hospital.He maintains a private practrice in Paris 16, exclusively focused on bone surgery and Implantology. His primary area of Interest is Bone augmentation in highly atrophic bone.  He is much sought after speaker in international circles. He also provides courses and lectures in many universities around the world. Dr.Khoury will be in India in November to deliver a lecture titled 'Vital Bone in augmented sites: Clinical analysesof vital bone in bone graft, GBR and segmental osteotomies', during the WCOI 2016 Delhi. he will alos be conducting the Preconference course no.11 (PCC 11) at the event on 10th November at Hotel Leela Ambience, New Delhi, India.

Researchers at University of British Columbia develop new weapon for hard-to-treat bacterial infections.

November 2, 2016

Health workers may soon have a new weapon in the fight against abscesses—difficult-to-treat bacterial infections that lead to millions of emergency-room visits every year. Researchers at the University of British Columbia successfully prevented drug-resistant bacteria from forming abscesses, or painful pus-filled lesions, using a peptide, or mini-protein. The peptide worked by disrupting the bacteria’s stress response.

Oral bacteria might be responsible for migraines

November 2, 2016

LA JOLLA, Calif., USA: Headaches and migraines in particular are widespread diseases, affecting the well-being and quality of life of millions of people worldwide. New research has shown that people suffering from migraines have significantly more microbes in their mouth with the ability to modify nitrates than do people who do not get migraine headaches.

Interview: Convert stones into Milestones- Dr.Sagar J. Abichandani

October 30, 2016

Dr.Sagar Jagdish Abichandani,Completed graduation (BDS) from Dr.DY.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai. INDIA and post graduation (MDS) in ‘PROSTHODONTICS’ from Shri Dharmastala Manjunatheshwar College of Dental Sciences and Hospital (SDM), Dharwad, India. He also finished his Masters in Oral Implantology, Atlanta (USA) ; Clinical Mastership in Oral Implantology from State University of New York, Stony Brook University of Dental Medicine. He finished his Post Graduation in Restorative & Aesthetic dentistry from the School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He is currently the Director of SILVERLINE dent and care solutions pvt ltd.and Proprietor & Chief dentist, THE DENTAL HUB. He is a Faculty of Mastership in “PROSTHODONTICS AND ORAL REHABILITATION” by the University of Columbia School of Dental Medicine – Eduhub. A well known speaker at several National and International forums and has several national and international publicatios to his credit.  

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Hand sanitizing relay at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal- A guinness world record attempt

October 19, 2016

Manipal University and Kasturba Hospital, Manipal completed a great task of attempting a Guinness World Record in Hand Washing at the Marena Sports Complex on October 15, 2016 when 3422 students and staff and others washed hands as per the norms required for the record.

International Day of Elderly Persons celebrated on 4th of October 2016

October 4, 2016

International Day of the Elderly is dedicated to honor, respect and care for the world’s elderly. This day is celebrated all across the world toto encourage people to focus on responsibilities towards the lives of elder people through the demonstration of promotional material in schools, institutions, offices and public notice boards.

CDE:Chair side Inlay fabrication and aesthetic temporization at Hyderabad, India.

October 2, 2016

VOCO GmbH, Cuxhaven, Germany organized a Continuing Dental Education (CDE) Program in association with Secunderabad Dentists Association(SDA) on 18th September at The Manohar Hotel ,Begumpet ,Hyderabad, India. SDA is an association of like-minded dentists who are interested in staying abreast with the latest advancements in the field of dental materials and dental procedures. There are over 300 members in the group who are mutually benefited from the association through the various CDE programs organized.  

3rd Botiss- Bone and Tissue Days world Congress 2016.

September 8, 2016

The much awaited Botiss World Congress in berlin kick started with pre congress lectures from renowned periodontists. The event emphasized on the essential aspects of soft tissue and bone augmentation and the role that technology plays in the development of newer concepts and materials. The future as they put it, looks exciting indeed.

Dare to innovate

August 24, 2016

Alibaba, the most valuable retailer has no inventory. Uber, the world’s largest taxi company owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media creates no content. Dr. Abhishek Nagaraj, CEO of Vaatsalya Inventures and Patent Parkers speaks to us about the need for innovation and what are the challenges that young innovators in India face. Interestingly, he is a Prosthodontist will several patents in the field of dentisty to his name. He is currently engaged in several intersting innovations which according to him will change the way the world looks at innovators from India.

A decade and more of enriching knowledge through implant education in India

August 22, 2016

In the early 2000, Implantology was just beginning to capture the imagination of dentists in this country. Neither the science nor the art was completely understood at that point. Many practiced it with a specific school of thought and others thought a lot about the school they should join to learn it better. Implant Study group, one of India’s longest running Implant training programmes, was born out of this immediate need for a formal training in the field of Implantology. In conversation with Mentor, co founder of implant Study group, and Ambassador of ICOI , Dr.Anandakrishna GN.

Oral hygiene day celebrated in India on 1st August 2016

August 22, 2016

The Oral hygiene day was introduced to commemorate the birth anniversary of the doyen of Indian Periodontics and founder of the Indian Society of Periodontology (ISP), Dr G B Shankwalkar, who was born on 1st August. 

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Integrate to innovate: 18th Indian Prosthodontics Society convention

August 22, 2016

The Indian Prosthodontics Society’s Post graduate convention is an annual event that brings together post graduate students and their teachers from across the country. The event was a scientific extravaganza with new platforms for scientific exchange. The convention had young eager minds attending the convention to address the urgent need of the Indian dental industry to Innovate. Brimming with the new found love for home grown scientific ideas and backed by “make in India “ drive, the convention organizing committee members urged the students and their teachers to use this platform for a greater learning experience. This year’s theme for the convention was ‘integrate to innovate’.

Global fusion-bridging the barriers for implant excellence at the WCOI 2016 in New Delhi, India.

August 19, 2016

A premier World Congress on Oral Implantology is to be held at The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel in New Delhi between the 11th and 13th November 2016. The Congress is associated with American Academy of Implant Dentistry Global Conference. Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma, President of the Organising Committee, had organized the “8th WCOI and AAID Global Conference” in 2010 which was very successful. It was attended by over 800 participants. This time the WCOI 2016 is expecting nearly 1,500 participants at the purpose-built The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel. WCOI 2016 will have pre-conference courses on 10 October including 2 implant courses by Dental Tribune Group. Several international speakers have been invited to this meeting. Dr. Shankar Iyer, President –Elect AAID and Chairman of WCOI 2016 and Dr. Brij Sabherwal, Organising Secretary, opined that the Conference will set a bench mark in India of an International Implant Conference. Dr. Natalie Wong, International Scientific Chair and Dr. Shigeo Osato, Vice President from Japan are taking a keen interest to ensure high level of scientific deliberations are held at this important event. Dental Tribune South Asia Edition speaks to Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma as he prepares for the grand event.  

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Interview: Laser Dentistry-An Indian Perspective

July 25, 2016

Dr Kirpa Johar has done his masters programme in laser dentistry from Vienna University. He heads an exclusive private practise in Bangalore, where he uses both soft and hard tissue lasers in his routine practise. He has spoken in various National level conferences on Laser Dentistry and at various CDE programs at various dental colleges and dental associations across India. He is one of the pioneer in the field of laser dentistry in India. He is the director of Laser Dentistry Research & Review (LDRR), an academy for quality laser dental education. Dr Kipra Johar is the author of the textbook "Fundamentals of Laser Dentistry", a book written and conceptualized with the aim to make the study of laser assisted dentistry both exciting and easy to understand for dental professionals. He has also authored a chapter "Lasers in Dentistry" in the textbook of Photo Medicine published by Harvard Medical School, U.S.A. Dr Kirpa Johar is a certified trainer from the DALE CARNEGIE TRAINING INSTITUTE.  

Interview: Anti-tobacco cell and the fight against tobacco use.

July 23, 2016

World No Tobacco Day is observed on 31st of May. The theme for this year is “Get ready for plain packaging”. Armed with stricter laws and an efficient education programme, the Anti-tobacco cell, Govt of Karnataka, India, is striving hard to end the menace of tobacco use. In conversation with Dr.Jagannath P, State consultant for the National Anti Tobacco programme.

My Dental Plan achieves Guinness world record.

June 14, 2016

The Brush right Smile bright campaign conceptulaized by My dental plan healthcare Pvt ltd. and Delhi Public school ( KKECT) in Bangalore was designed to spread the message of the importance of correct brushing among children. After a thorough scrutiny the effort has fetched the team the Guinness world record for the most number of people brushing their teeth at a single venue. In a country where oral health is largely neglected, diseases like tooth decay and gum diseases affect a majority of school going children. In this campaign, correct brushing technique was demonstrated to all children.

President of India gives highest defence award to Vimal Arora

October 16, 2015

It is a matter of great pride and honor for the dental fraternity that one of the very senior and most highly accomplished dental surgeon has been awarded the PVSM. PVSM i.e. the PARAM VISHISHTA SEVA MEDAL is a military award given for the ‘distinguished services of the most exceptional order’ to military personnel and is the highest peacetime distinguished service award.

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