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Car hits divider and flies into 2 floor of dental clinic- See pic belowMore here State dental council to begin inspection of dental clinics
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: All dental clinics in Kerala will have to get registration from the state dental council. The government took such a decision after several complaints arose that people with no adequate qualification were opening dental clinics in several parts of the state. The government has decided to give powers to the state dental council to inspect and scrutinize the certificates of doctors who are running clinics. MORE HERE
Delhi dentist bites, beats and burns teen maid
NEW DELHI: A 14-year-old girl employed as a domestic worker has been rescued with injuries allegedly inflicted by her employer, a dentist (Dr Nidhi Chaudhary), who lives in Model Town’s Kalyan Vihar in north-west Delhi. A tribal from Jharkhand, the child was allegedly bitten, beaten and burnt in the past four months after she was placed there by an agency, according to Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).
The police have registered an FIR invoking sections pertaining to “causing hurt” and under Bonded Labour Act, said DCP, north-west, Aslam Khan. She said the employer, Nidhi Chaudhary, has been arrested. The office of the placement agency was raided on Friday night after the girl was rescued. It is suspected that the girl may have been bought by an agent from Jharkhand. NEWSLINK
14-year-old allegedly sodomized by dentist
PATNA: A 14-year-old boy was allegedly sodomized by a dentist at the latter’s residence located at Biscaumaun colony under Alamganj police station in the state capital on Monday night.
The dentist was identified as Amitabh Tiwary (42), who runs a dental clinic in Kankarbagh area in Patna.
Police sources said that the boy is a class-IX student of a private school in the Patna City area. MORE HERE
All Dental clinic should screen for diabetes- Amsterdam study
The researchers have said that 18% of people with gum disease did not have diabetes yet the fact remains that 23% of the people with severe gum disease were diabetic and 47% were prediabetic. Although the authors agree to the fact that this is a purely observational study yet it would be useful to make the dentist’s office a preliminary place to test for a prediabetes or diabetes condition early to avoid complications due to late diagnosis and better management.FULL STORY
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Jobless dentist in Mumbai hangs himself, leaves suicide note
MUMBAI: A 25-year-old dentist has committed suicide in Kandivali (west) on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. The police said he hanged himself to death at his residence after being depressed for being jobless. The doctor Bhavik Talsania was recently sacked. “Talsania has left a suicide note in which he has held no one responsible behind taking an extreme step. He lived at Modi Nagar in Iraniwadi area of Kandivali with his mother and brother,” said an officer from Kandivali police station. ..NEWSLINK
Kerala police arrested four persons- two dental students, on peddling narcotic drugs
The police have arrested four persons, including two dental students, on the charge of peddling narcotic drugs, including Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) stamps and Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) powder and pills.
The police gave the names of the accused as Nikhil K.B. (24) of Kanhangad in Kerala, Shravan Poojary (23) from Kulashekara, Roshan Vegas (22) from Kannur in Kerala and Bashim Bashir (22) from Thrissur in Kerala….NEWSLINK
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Karnataka doctors are on strike against draconian move
Bengaluru: Private hospitals in Karnataka remained non-functional on Friday as over 50,000 doctors in Karnataka went on a strike in protest of the new medical bill.
The doctors in Karnataka are demanding the rollback of the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment Bill 2017, which seeks uniformity in rates, transparency and accountability. ..MORE HERE and video
DEADLY DENTISTS Series to be Premiered
Investigation Discovery’s (ID) newest series DEADLY DENTISTS tells the true stories of dentists involved in murder, giving us reason to acknowledge our fears about sitting in that dreaded chair while sharp metal objects get a little too close for comfort...MORE HERE
Sexual harassment case on Principal of Raipur dental college
Asst prof of Raipur college has made serious allegations against Principal Dr Vishwajeet Mishra, it is alleged that dr Mishra passed indecent comments regularly, eg women are only for producing children, and become irritable after menopause etc ...MORE HERE
MDS admission scam: MP Medical Science University cancels admission of 44 students
Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University has cancelled the admission of 44 students into a postgraduate course in various dental colleges of the state.
MP Medical Science University vice chancellor RS Sharma said apart from apprising the matter to the Dental Council of India, the university has also written to the dental colleges concerned for cancellation of admission of these students into the Master of Dental Sciences (MDS) course...NEWSLINK
An Alzheimer’s Drug Has Been Found to Help Teeth Repair Themselves in Just 6 Weeks
Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib.
Developed for and trialled to treat Alzheimer’s disease, the drug also happens to promote the natural tooth regrowth mechanism in mice, allowing the tooth to repair cavities.
Tideglusib works by stimulating stem cells in the pulp of teeth, the source of new dentine. Dentine is the mineralised substance beneath tooth enamel that gets eaten away by tooth decay. MORE here
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Click on clipping below 3 Cuttack Dental college teachers booked for sexual assault on MDS girl
Police said a case has been registered against a senior resident, an associate professor and the head of the department of the dental wing of the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. ..NEWSLINK
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Industrialist dies after dental anesthesia
Manikam Ramaswami, 63, chairman and managing director of Loyal Textile Mills, passed away in Chennai on Monday. Sources said Ramaswami had collapsed after being administered anaesthesia for a dental procedure and was taken to a private hospital in Adyar where doctors declared him dead. His Loyal Group includes ‘P.Orr & Sons’, a popular watch dealing and servicing company. NEWSLINK
Women and girls molested at dental clinic
Apeldoorn brothers Jamrad (32) and Jahid (31) P. are in court this week to defend themselves against accusations that they molested dozens of patients, including underage girls, in their dentist practices in Deventer and Halle. According to the victims, some of them only 13-years-old, the dentist and orthodontist casually touched their breasts and buttocks while they were in the patient chair, and then pretended it was an accident, De Gelderlander reports. ..MORE HERE
DCI warns dental colleges of strict action
Dental colleges which have not complied with the directive to install and ensure smooth functioning of CCTV camera in their college, have been warned by DCI .…CIRCULAR
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Dentist found dead in home in Trivandrum, goes un-noticed for 3 months
A combination of old age induced isolation and anonymity of city life might have led to the death of a dentist going unnoticed for three months, reveal neighbours. The deceased Dr KP Radhakrishnan lived in a 20 cent property on the Pazhaya road between Medical College and Cosmopolitan Hospital. Interestingly, the air holes of the building were plugged with thermocol to prevent dust and noise from the busy road. The house was surrounded by a huge ground on one side and by a lane on the other..NEWSLINK
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Seven dental vans flagged off, to help kids
Jaipur: Seven dental vans were flagged off for helping children who do not have access to quality dental care in Jaipur on Monday.
The seven dental vans flagged off by health minister Kalicharan Saraf will be deployed at each of the seven divisions— Bharatpur, Bikaner, Udaipur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer and Kota. MORE HERE
20-year-old dental student commits suicide
A 20-year-old girl on Tuesday committed suicide by hanging herself in Nair Hospital hostel in Mumbai. Kumari Bhagya Laxmi, a second-year student of Bachelor of Dental Science course at Nair Hospital Dental College hanged herself in her hostel room, police said.
She was rushed to KEM hospital, where the doctors declared her brought dead..NEWSLINK DCI launches its own app, urges all faculty members to download it ...LINK
DCI notifies new MDS reguations- See Gazette notification ..LINK Two dental college officials ‘bribed’ by kingpin held
The Dehradun police has now tightened noose around the senior administrative officials of the dental college from where the inter-state kidney racket was allegedly being run near Dehradun.
Continuing with its series of arrests, the police arrested Arun Kumar Pandey, director of Uttaranchal Dental and Medical Research Institute (inside whose campus the Gangotri Charitable Hospital was being run) and his associate Dr Ashok Yogi, who allegedly helped in arranging the facility to the racket kingpin Dr Amit Kumar. MORE HERE
Robot successfully performs dental surgery in China
A robotic dentist has completed its first autonomous procedure by fitting two new teeth into a woman’s mouth in China, according to reports. MORE HERE Zero apicectomy in endodontic surgery is a novel technique
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