Dental student found dead, Dentist lands in jail, Central register by DCI, Fire at implant unit

Rape by dentist, assistant in Bharatpur district ?
ALWAR: A 26-year-old girl alleged that she was raped by a dentist and his assistant when she had gone for a check-up at his clinic in Bharatpur on Friday.
“The girl is a resident of Madhya Pradesh and claimed that she was in the city to visit Keoladeo National Park. She visited the doctor due to toothache. She alleged that doctor and his assistant raped her in the clinic,” said Avad Dan Ratnoo, city DSP and investigation officer in the case. While the cops have registered a case, the doctor told police that he has been falsely implicated in the case. “She has alleged that the doctor and his assistant also recorded the act of the video and threatened her that if she reveals anything about the incident, she will have to face dire consequences,” cops said….NEWSLINK

Dental drill falls in wind pipe during rct
NAGPUR: Doctors at Getwell Hospital removed a dental drill from the lung of a patient recently. The drill had accidentally fallen into the windpipe while the patient was undergoing a root canal procedure.
The drill was so dangerously positioned that even a simple cough by the patient could have punctured the lungs or blood vessels in it, killing him. Even as experts were removing the drill using a bronchoscope, it was swallowed into the stomach by the patient. Finally, a gastroscope was used to safely maneuver the drill out of the body...NEWSLINK 


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BDS Student found Dead
KASARGOD: In yet another incident of student suicide in the state, a dental college student was found dead at her residence at Chirappuram, Nileshwaram, on Wednesday. The deceased is Amitha, 21, daughter of Madhu and Shanta. Amitha was a third year BDS student at Pariyaram Medical College. The body of the girl was found hanging from a fan in her bedroom around 10 am.  It was her mother who first saw the body.
“Though the neighbors, who rushed to the house after hearing the cries of the mother, took the girl to a nearby hospital, she was declared brought dead,” the police said adding that the girl was supposed to go to the college on Wednesday to pay fees.  The girl’s father is working abroad. The body has been shifted to Pariyaram Medical College for post-mortem examination. The police suspect it to be a case of suicide. NEWSLINK

Jharkhand: Dentist calls up wrong number, lands in jail
Dr Avinash Gupta landed up in jail for making a call, allegedly demanding Rs 25 lakh in extortion and using abusive language, to the wife of Dhulu Mahto, BJP MLA from Baghmara in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district. The police said the incident appeared to be a freak case in which the accused got into an argument and used abusive language, without realising that he may have dialed a wrong number.
According to police, Dhulu’s wife Savitri Devi lodged a complaint with Barora police station in Dhanbad a couple of days ago, alleging that a person had called on her number and demanded Rs 25 lakh...LINK

Fire at dental implant unit at Kolkata
KOLKATA: Forty fire tenders were rushed to Ganganagar in Madhyamgram, North 24-Parganas, to tackle a fire that broke out at a factory for dental implants late on Wednesday evening. The situation could easily turn devastating because the unit is close to the airport.
Fire officials said some workers noticed columns of smoke coming out of the factory’s chemicals department at 8.30pm…TOI NEWS


Dentist jumps to death after flight with hubby, Being Virgin pays

Dentist jumps from 5 floor to death after fight with husband
Dr Kiran Bharti, had got married to Akash in February and the couple was living in Regency Sarvam building in Titwala. The police said that Akash is a resident of Murtuzapur taluka in Akola while Kiran was a Latur native. The couple had an arranged marriage. Kiran had fight asking husband that he is not giving enough time, and in a fit of rage, Kiran jumped out of the bedroom window...NEWSLINK

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BDS student jumps from 2 floor, Dadar dentist murders wife with kitchen knife, MDS jumps to death

BDS girl jumps from 2 floor after teacher scolding
AURANGABAD: An 18-year-old girl student pursuing her studies at the city based Government Dental College and Hospital on Friday attempted suicide by plunging from the second floor of the college building. The incident that took place at around 2.30 pm. After hearing a loud noise, onlookers rushed to the spot and rushed her to the Government Medical College and Hospital.
Hospital sources said that the girl has fractured her leg and is currently being treated at GMCHs trauma centre. According to sources at the college, she took the extreme step in a fit of rage after a college faculty reprimanded her for talking in the class....MORE HERE

Recovery agents abuse lady dentist for non payment of loan
She used up money for husband s heart surgery, The woman lecturer has stated that due to her deteriorating economic conditions, she failed to pay some instalments, following which the banks recovery staffers started calling her insisting that she pay all the outstanding instalments at one go.
When she failed to pay the amount at one go, the suspect agents started calling her colleagues and seniors in an effort to defame her. They also started using derogatory language with her on phone calls...MORE HERE

Five more colleges, 100 dental clinics for New Delhi
On the lines of its mohalla clinics, the Aam Aadmi Party government will set up 100 dental clinics across the city for providing routine dental services while cases requiring specilaised treatment will be taken care at Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) and five such institutes have been planned to be set up in the national Capital….NEWSLINK

Dentist kills wife in front of 4-year-old son at Dadar
In front of his 4 year old son, dentist Umesh Bobale, 40, stabbed his accountant wife Tanuja, 36, repeatedly in the chest, stomach and legs, killing her instantly at their Dadar home on Sunday morning. Bobale then coolly called up the police control room, gave them directions to his home in Kohinoor Towers, and told them to come arrest him as he had killed his wife.
The couple had separated in March but friends and family had got them to try and patch up. Tanuja had returned to Bobale’s home earlier in the morning…NEWSLINK

MDS student jumps to death from 3rd floor
INDORE : A dentist committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of a building in White Church colony on Friday afternoon.
Dr Ashish Baghel was persuing MDS from Modern Dental College. Sanjay Negi, one of the residents in the building told Sanyogitaganj police that Ashish used to come to the building to meet his friends...MORE HERE


Beware CCTV is watching U, Demonetisation hurting dentists ? Honey for cancer wounds

Dental council of India puts all dental colleges under CCTV cover
Now, all dental colleges in the country will be under the surveillance of CCTV cameras attached to the Dental Council of India (DCI). The decision, which was taken by DCI recently, gives six months time to the colleges for installation of CCTV cameras in the OPD, lecture room, biometric and the clinic area. This will help check the attendance of students and quality of teaching in colleges.
“This will help in everyday monitoring of patient-doctor problems,” said Dr Dibyendu Mazumder, president, DCI, in Lucknow on Friday. ..NEWSLINK, — DCI circular

Interns of dental college end strike, health minister assures jobs
The interns of Himachal Pradesh Government Dental College today called off their 5 days long strike after having assurance from the State Health Minister Mr. Kaul Singh Thakur to concede their demands, a press statement issued by the agitating interns said. The Dental doctors were seeking to fill up the vacant posts through the State Service Commission as since 2013 not a single posts has been advertised by the State.MORE HERE

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Dentist drops bur down patient’s throat
A woman from Ho Chi Minh City had to receive emergency treatment after a dentist dropped a dental tool down her throat on Thursday.MORE HERE

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IT catches dental implant supplier with 60 Lakhs
Among the instances unearthed by I-T officials of people trying to beat the system was the seizure of over Rs 60 lakh from a dental implant equipment supplier, who allegedly accepted abolished currency notes by giving backdated receipts of sale of dental equipment to doctors, said sources....CLICK HERE

Honey best cure to treat oral cancer wounds, claim IIT Kharagpur
After years of research, a group of Indian scientists have found out that the secret formula to treat oral cancer wounds lies in honey. An inter-disciplinary research group comprising chemical engineers, bio-technologists and doctors at IIT Kharagpur have developed a therapeutic patch which is made of silk and embedded with honey.
Experiments at the lab of School of Medical Science and Technology at the IIT have shown that the patch not only heal the cancer wound faster, but also minimise the chances of recurrence of the oral cancer after surgical intervention….MORE HERE

Demonetisation hurting dentists ?
A dentist in a posh part of Delhi is shocked by a 70% fall in trade since the cash ban. “All my patients can pay with plastic so I assumed I was safe, but I guess people are just being careful about spending in general.” ..LINK

Skeletal age can not be considered conclusive rules supreme court
New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) Ossification test cannot be considered as “conclusive” to ascertain the age of a person, the Supreme Court has said while dismissing the juvenility plea of two accused in a criminal case.
The apex court said a “blind and mechanical view” on the age of a person cannot be adopted solely on the basis of medical opinion by radiological examination...LINK 

Rs 10 lakh in new notes found in doctor’s chamber during ED raid
Enforcement Directorate officials raided the chamber of a well-known doctor in Salt Lake on Wednesday and recovered bundles of new notes. Their value had already cros sed Rs 10 lakh by late evening and counting was still on.NEWSLINK..


Dental clinic fined, Dentist kills techie, Implant failure, Dental coll prof arrested, CBI arrests council prez, MDS results delayed, DCI in action? Aadhar for Ghost faculty, Bond apology

Dental clinic fined Rs 25000 by consumer forum
NAINITAL: Nainital district consumer forum has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on a dental clinic for medical negligence.
A complaint was filed in 2011 by Hira Devi, whose husband Trilok Rawat was undergoing treatment for tooth sensitivity at the clinic. Rawat has since died.
In her complaint, Devi had alleged that the doctor uprooted a healthy tooth and then removed a part of her husband’s gum to control the damage. “Doctors from the clinic misled us...NEWSLINK

Chennai dentist runs over techie and kills her
CHENNAI: A 24-year-old software engineer, waiting for a cab on a service road on the Maduravoyal-Red Hills Bypass Road, was fatally knocked down by a jeep, reportedly driven by a dentist at 12:20pm on Friday. Koyambedu traffic inspector Sivarajan and his team collected CCTV footage and confirmed that the jeep belonged to Dr Vijay Anand, a resident of Kallikuppam in Ambattur. He had a clinic at Ambattur. A police team seized the jeep from his home later. His family told police that he returned home in a hurry on Friday and left without telling anyone. Police formed a team to nab the dentist....MORE HERE

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This magical plant will put dentists out of business
Take the decoction of the bark of the `danta bhagna’ or `mukkadaka’ plant, as it is called in local kannada, hold it under your troublesome tooth, and lo! the tooth gently drops out without a twinge of pain. the rare plant, with a scientific name like gnidia glauca, is part of the great indian ayurvedic system. it was once found all over the western ghats in grassy patches, and has now joined other plants on the endangered species list. it is now available in sparse clumps in sagar and sorab taluks in shimoga district. the plant was once a luxurious carpet across the western ghat region, according to a book on medicinal plants brought out by the national institute of virology, pune, a unit of the indian council of medical research. native ayurveda experts had been using the decoction of the plant to treat teeth ailments....LINK

Risk of implant failure 3 times higher in bruxism patients
Sweden: Affecting up to a billion people worldwide, bruxism is a common disorder that can cause severe damage to the dentition and dental restorations. In addition, the findings of a new study from Malmö University suggest that excessive tooth grinding or jaw clenching may be linked to a higher implant failure risk. In the study, implant failure rates were three times higher in bruxers than in patients without the parafunctional habit….MORE HERE

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Surprise health minister visit puts Govt dental coll principal in distress
Jaipur: Govt Dental College principal and hospital superintendent were put on APO (awaiting posting orders) by health minister Rajendra Rathore during his inspection of the college on Tuesday morning.
The incident took place when Rahtore paid a surprise visit to Dental Hospital at Shatri Nagar on morning; he was baffled over the lack of facilities at the college and put principal and hospital superintendent on APO....MORE HERE

Dental college prof  arrested for illegal export of antiques
Chennai:..Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday last arrested two persons, including a city-based dentist, for indulging in illegal export of antique objects. Artefacts, statues, idols, wood carvings and paintings among others were seized from the premises of the suspects search on the premises of the doctor T.M. Balaji (works as a professor in a city dental college) and his associate Srikanth Omkaram...NEWSLINK …….LINK2

Dentist arrested (fake)-was practicing without licence
KOLHAPUR: Police on Tuesday arrested a man from Punjab for allegedly “practising” as a dentist for eight months without a proper licence at Bambawade village in Shahuwadi taluka, around 50km from here.
Accused Sardar Swaransingh is originally from Jalandhar in Punjab. He failed to provide licence or proper certificate supporting his practice when police asked him to do so….NEWSLINK

120 gm Gold stolen from dentist house
A group of unidentified men broke into a dentist’s house in Sarlashkar Bhavan and decamped with 120g gold jewellery on Tuesday afternoon. A Shahipuri police official said, “The complainant identified as Dr Shyam Patil is a dentist by profession. He owns a flat in Sarlashkar Bhawan.”
On Tuesday morning, Patil was leaving for work with his wife, Sunanda who runs a saree shop in Rajarampuri. The couple locked their home and left…MORE HERE

Oracare launches Dental insurance
Ocare is India’s first, and only, independent Insurance Process as a Service (IPAAS) platform. The platform covers a complete range of dental health services that include dental insurance, dentistry network and oral health education in India. Starting with 108 cities & with a plan to spread pan-India, Ocare is also the first, and only, IPAAS that provides India’s first Group Dental Insurance. LINK
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CBI arrests council president taking 20 Lakh bribe
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Central Council of Homeopathy president Dr Ramjee Singh and a private person on charges of accepting Rs.20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up of a homeopathy college…MORE HERE

MDS exam results delayed due to dispute at modern dental college
Indore: Students of MDS are to lose opportunity to secure government jobs in Gujarat as their results are delayed because of an on-going dispute between employees and management of Modern Dental College and Research Centre.
DAVV examination committee (dental) chairman Dr PV Wanjari, who is also a faculty with Modern College, is not approving the results of release reportedly as his college students’ practical exams have still not been conducted.…MORE HERE

DCI is trying to stop mushrooming of dental colleges ?
Dental Council of India (DCI) of India has been trying to stem the mushrooming of dental colleges in the country. Council is ensuring new dental colleges come up only in association with an existing government medical college, said DCI precident.Hence DCI has brought out a regulation of allowing a student to go for a three years’ condensed course of MBBS after BDS. This will qualify them to also practice general medicine,” he said...LINK

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Council to use aadhar card to check ghost faculty
In a landmark decision, which would completely eliminate the fraudulent practice of ghost faculty prevalent in the medical colleges (especially private) of the country, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has asked all the colleges to submit Aadhaar number and biometric details of their staff. NEWSLINK

Tainted Ketan Desai takes charge at World body
A statement released by the WMA said Dr Ketan Desai delivered his inaugural speech as president on Friday at the association’s annual assembly in Taiwan. He will serve in the position for 2016/17. Dr Saha from USA has filed a court case against this move…LINK
Desai has faced conspiracy and corruption allegations since he was first selected in 2009 as a future president of the WMA. Desai has denied any wrongdoing in connection with the pending cases. He did not respond to questions from Reuters ..NEWSLINK

Is Colgate total safe ?
The federal government has banned more than a dozen chemicals long used in antibacterial soaps and washes, saying manufacturers have failed to show that they are safe and prevent the spread of germs.
The two main targets, triclosan and triclocarban, are behind some research that suggests an interference with hormone levels and spur drug-resistant bacteria. However, Colgate Total will keep triclosan in their popular brand toothpaste...LINK

Deemed univ to come under state’s control?
Mumbai: The state government is likely to bring all unaided deemed universities in Maharashtra under its control, with an amendment in the admission and fee regulation Act.
TOI had earlier reported that the government was contemplating only to bring deemed medical and dental institutes under the purview of the Act.MORE HERE