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Explosive growth in dental implant and CAD/CAM crown and bridge procedures ensures market recovery and fuels dental aesthetic sales

According to new dental reports by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for dental implants is expected to regain double-digit growth by 2013, and will help drive the dental prosthetic market to reach over 82 million prosthetic placements by 2016. In addition, the…

Contract jobs an ad hoc measure

Appointing doctors, dentists and pharmacists by contract due to constraints in permanent posts has its pros and cons, said Dr Koh Kah Chai. The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) honorary general secretary said: “The pros are that they will be gainfully employed and will get the prerequisite training. “But the worry is whether they will still be…

Not Flossing and Lying to Your Dentist About It? You Are Not Alone.

Are you constantly skipping flossing and effectively Lying to Your Dentist?  You are not alone. In fact, about 60 per cent of Americans either don’t floss daily or not at all, and a recent survey by the American Academy of Periodontology found that up to 27 per cent of American adults lie about their flossing habits…

Your Child’s Teething Timeline

Your baby’s teeth development normally begins while it’s still in the womb. At about five weeks gestation, the first buds of the primary teeth appear in the baby’s jaws. At birth, the baby has a full set of 20 primary teeth hidden within the gums. Your baby’s first set of teeth to appear are known as…

5 things your toothbrush wants you to know

You don’t have to be a veritable Toothbrush Whisperer to know when your teeth’s BFF is sending you a message. And when it does, you’d be wise to listen. The state of your toothbrush can provide useful feedback about your teeth, gums and overall dental health. What’s your toothbrush trying to tell you? Read on…

Mistaken Identity

SERDANG: A doctor was allegedly tackled to the ground, handcuffed and assaulted by an elite federal police team after being mistaken for a robber. This happened last Friday at Hospital Serdang despite the 28-year-old being in his doctor’s outfit, with a stethoscope around his neck and the hospital identification tag. The raiding police team was…

[Video] BBC Full Documentary: The Truth about Teeth

In this two-part event, the BBC joins forces with the UK’s leading dentists. Together, we’ve created a special clinic to treat and transform Britain’s teeth. In this second show, the mission continues to change the way we all look after our gnashers. Jasmine Harman meets Sam, a talented singer who has been silenced by the…

[Video] All about tooth, Teeth BBC Documentary 2016

People today tend to know a lot about their oral health, but the humans of ages past relied entirely on conjecture for answers about their teeth. Here are some fun facts about teeth that our ancestors certainly did not know.

Ukuran sistem penjagaan kesihatan: Kita bakal gagal?

ANAS ALAM FAIZLI memegang ijazah kedoktoran dalam pentadbiran perniagaan. Beliau adalah seorang profesional bidang pembinaan dan minyak dan gas, seorang warganegara Malaysia yang prihatin dan pengarang Rich Malaysia, Poor Malaysians. Cuba bayangkan 10 pesawat jumbo terhempas setiap minggu selama satu tahun atau keseluruhan penduduk Petaling Jaya meninggal dunia. Jumlah ini adalah antara 210,000-400,000 kematian di…

Idam, Mu’min jalin kerjasama

PERSATUAN Doktor Pergigian Islam Malaysia (Idam) menjalin kerjasama dengan Al-Meswak Mu’min Sdn Bhd (Al-Meswak Mu’min), pengeluar ubat gigi, produk penjagaan mulut dan penjagaan diri jenama Mu’min, sebagai rakan strategik untuk mencapai beberapa objektif bersama. Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif Al-Meswak Mu’min, Datuk Zaihal Hazri Abdul Halim berkata, kerjasama itu dimeterai menerusi memorandum persefahaman yang ditandatangani antara kedua-dua…

Education fund to assist Malaysian students in Egypt – Idris

KUALA LUMPUR: Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh launched an education fund for Malaysian students to help Malaysian students facing financial difficulties in Egypt. Idris said the contributions received through the fund which is an initiative of the ministry together with the Federation of Peninsular Malay Students (GPMS) focuses on students who excelled in their studies but lacked financial…