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
“Same Bed, Different Dreams,” a show run by South Korea’
Dentist (fond of taking loads of selfies) starred in the above show and no one could guess her age..CLICK HERE
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
APSC chairman caught red handed taking 10 Lakhs from a Dentist .…CLICK HERE
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
pite incentives...LINK……..Plea filed in supreme court ...LINK
Poor oral hygiene linked to pneumonia ....LINK
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
Corruption beyond India s borders ...LINK Former PM of India Ms Gandhi said long ago..corruption is a Global phenomenon
Former James bond apologises after appearing in advert for chewing mixture linked to cancer....NEWSLINK
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