Indian Dentist Wins Gold In Commonwealth Games
Indian dentist, Heena Sindhu, after claiming silver, in the 10m air pistol at the 21st Commonwealth Games (2018), bagged the gold at the women’s 25m pistol event breaking the games record in the process.
Her victory day turned out to be the doctors day at the Belmont Shooting Centre, Australia. Her opponent was Australian Elena Galiabovitch, who also belonged to the medical profession.
Richest Dentist In The World
With net worth approximating $1.1 Billion, Dr. Dan Fischer, CEO and President of Ultradent is the richest dentist in the world.
His small home base company has turned into a multimillion-dollar dental product corporation.
Piece Of Popcorn Led To Heart Surgery
According to the Fox News firefighter from Cornwall, UK, Mr Adam Martin used pen lid, piece of wire, toothpick and a metal nail to take out the stuck popcorn in his tooth since last three days.
This led to the damaging of the gums while trying to retrieve the popcorn. When within a week he started to show symptoms such as fatigue, headaches and night sweat which did not stop even after days.
He went to the hospital where he was diagnosed with the heart infection called “Bacterial Endocarditis”. Majorly due to the objects he used and which led to the gum infection travelled through the bloodstream causing the heart infection.
DCI Notice For Practising Pediatric Dentistry
The Dental Council of India, meeting held on 3rd and 4th of December, 2017 decided that the upper limit of the patients being treated in the pediatric dentistry will be considered as 13 years of age.
The notice was released on 16th January 2018.
Meaning Of Battisi (बत्तीसी)
Battisi ( बत्तीसी ) is a Hindi word which means 32 teeth.
Commonly, we refer it to a person smile showing his/her all the teeth – A molar to molar smile. A measure of happiness.
The Queen’s Secret To The Royal Smile
The Queen visited the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental hospitals to open the new premises. During her visit to the dental department, on showcasing a dental model with braces, the queen revealed she had braces too (wires said by the queen) but luckily it was a long time back.
A young dental patient, Ilia Aristovich, 10 years old got the chance to meet the Queen there.
CBI Raids Government Dental College
A six-membered team from CBI, Chennai had a surprise search at the Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry on 20th March 2018. Several forum and individuals had submitted complaints to the agency regarding the admission malpractices in the college.
The official’s daughter-in-law had joined as an assistant professor in the college while her son was on the waiting list of the recruitment.
Meaning Behind The Symbol Of Dentistry
Ephebodontics or Adolescent Dentistry
A preventive dental program should be created and designed for every adolescent getting the dental visit. The age group of 10-18 years go through a lot of major dental changes which includes diet, traumatic injuries due to sports, and occlusion etc.
Diet counselling, a preventive measure such as pit and fissure sealants, oral hygiene instructions, unhealthy weight control practices such as fasting and misusing diet pills or diuretics and tongue piercings should be discussed.
The First Dental Colleges
Dentistry in India is about 100 years year old. Seeing this fact we are doing quite well in terms of practices and awareness. Still, oral hygiene awareness might take time to reach every home in India.
List Of Government Hospitals – Delhi
Here, is the complete list of government hospitals in Delhi. If not get the chance for the paid Junior Residenship/House job, you can apply and try for the honorary JRship.
In honorary JRship, though, you don’t get paid but you get an ample amount of hands-on and clinical exposure and might get the certificate from the government on completion of your tenure. This is also a good opportunity and should never be missed.
Sally Bannister, a patient who swallowed loose crown was awarded 20,000 Euros in the year 2017. Shockingly, the patient was told by the receptionist of the dental clinic to wait until the crown which was swallowed by the patient passes through her. She told the patient to bring back the crown for replacement.
Sally took her case to the Dental Law Partnership and the dentist in charge paid 20,000 Euros (~17 Lakhs) out of court settlement without admitting liability.
Milk From Teeth
According to the new study conducted by the University of Zurich, Switzerland, the plasticity of dental epithelial stem cells (DESCs) and their capacity to contribute to the regeneration of non-dental organs, namely mammary glands was assessed.
These results demonstrated the potential of DESCs for the regeneration of tissues and organs of non-dental origin by adopting both epithelial and mesenchymal cell fates.
Robot Chewing Gum Study: The Future Of Pharmaceutical Companies
The study conducted by the University of Bristol demonstrated a similar release rate of xylitol from the gum by the chewing of robots as of the human participants.
These results illustrate the chewing robot with built-in humanoid jaws could provide opportunities for pharmaceutical companies to investigate and refine drug release from the gum, with reduced patient exposure and reduced costs using this novel methodology.