syed jaffar abbas Zaidi

syed jaffar abbas Zaidi
Dow University of Health Sciences | DUHS · Department of Oral Biology and Tooth Morphology

MD (Stomatology), MSc. (Oral Biology), MFDS RCPSG, MFD RCSI FAIMER

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In Pakistan, where the vaccination rate is dismally low and where the huge population remains unvaccinated, vaccination in children might be considered a privilege and a luxury. But with several countries such as Canada, United States, China, Indonesia, and Israel forging ahead with vaccinating children and the United Kingdom slowly following their...
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Objective: To ascertain the relationship between dental age and chronological age in patients attending dental OPDs using third molar calcification stages. Study design: A cross-sectional analytical study. Place and duration of study: Dental OPDs of Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan, from November 2021 to April 2022. Method...
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This editorial looks at potential variables that healthcare educators may contemplate while providing post-covid medical and dental education.
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Background Vitamin D is not only an essential part of a healthy diet but it is also known as the sunshine hormone. It helps to absorb calcium and phosphate within the body and is essential for the development of teeth and bones in growing children. Deficiency in vitamin D causes weak bones, osteoporosis in older individuals, and osteomalacia in chi...
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Background This study aims to investigate the rate of caries increment among 11-12-year-old Pakistani children over 18 months using modified International Caries Detection and Assessment Systems II (ICDAS) and subsequently establish an appropriate dental recall interval for our targeted population according to their caries risk intensity. Methods...
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Medical and dental education during the COVID-19 pandemic has transitioned from face-to-face classroom learning into an online environment. While this transition has many learning opportunities, it has its fair share of drawbacks. Most universities worldwide have adopted ZoomTM, a video conferencing platform for teaching students in an online envir...
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Abstract Aim: The purpose of this study was to ascertain mothers’ awareness of the teething process in children, their associated symptoms, adopted cultural practices, and medicines given to relieve these symptoms. Materials and methods: A total of 115 mothers participated in this study that was conducted in the Dental Outpatient Department (OPD) o...
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Background Root debridement procedures for the treatment of periodontal diseases, produces root surface irregularities and smear layer on the root surface that can adversely affect the healing of periodontal tissues. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the surface texture of root after hand instrumentation with Gracey curette, After...
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This presentation explains tooth form generalizations.
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Through convenience sampling, 1684 Orthopantograms were collected. Out of which 864 OPGs were selected and included in this study. From these OPGs, 1228 maxillary third molars were evaluated for their proximity to the floor of the maxillary sinus. Results: Most common relation of the maxillary sinus with third molar roots was in class II which is 0...
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Introduction: Dental anatomy is an integral component of the dental undergraduate curriculum that includes tooth carving exercises for the recognition of morphological and functional characteristics of teeth. The objective of the study was to explore the clinical relevance & predictive validity of tooth carving exercises and their correlation with...
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Background: Medical emergencies during dental treatment need to be appropriately equipped to deal with multiple chronic diseases in medically compromised patients. A well-prepared dental team can prevent stress-related medical emergencies. The objective of this study was to evaluate the readiness of dentists in managing medical emergencies, while c...
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This article discusses biomimetic dental materials with focus on bioactive dental materials such as Biodentine and MTA.
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Background: Dentin hypersensitivity (DH) is a sharp toothache that influences a patients' oral health-related quality of life. Oral dentifrices have been marketed for pain relief within a minute for DH. The permanent management of DH is being investigated with the remineralisation potential of bioactive agents in dentinal tubules. This study inves...
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A Randomized Clinical Trial using Tubular Occluding-Bioactive Glasses for permanent Treatment of Dentin hypersensitivity.
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This article highlights the need to use the term physical distancing instead of social distancing to avoid ambiguity in official correspondences.
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This presentation compares and contrasts temporomandibular joint with other joints in the body and presents its unique features.
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This presentation is about ways of delivering effective presentation virtually.
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Methods: This study comprised of ninety-four participants with equal number of males and females from 10 years to 70 years, visiting the Prosthodontic department. Study casts included were free of dental abnormality, trauma, malocclusion, orthodontic problems, and deformity in palatal rugae area. Sample size was calculated from software name openep...
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This presentation is about lobe forms and geometric shapes of teeth
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This presentation is about applying validation principles to medical and dental assessments
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This presentation about characteristics of an ideal occlusion
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Objective: To determine the caries increment rate in children to establish appropriate dental recall interval. Methods: The prospective longitudinal study was conducted from May 2016 to October 2017 in Bhakkar city of Punjab, Pakistan, and comprised schoolchildren aged 12 years. The caries progression rate was measured using the Modified Beck's...
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Pakistan faces a dental care access crisis coupled with a shortage of trained dental workforce, resulting in a significant burden of dental caries in children. Detection of caries and instruction on oral hygiene are not complex skills and could be performed by junior dental students. Currently, at Dow University of Health Sciences, dental patient c...
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In the southeast India, post-COVID-19 black fungus is increasingly being reported in medically compromised individuals. Diabetes and systemic steroids in COVID-19 patients constitute the double-edged sword that results in post-COVID-19 fungal infections. Black fungus is a part of normal flora that thrives in an immunocompromised state, resulting in...
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OBJECTIVE: Dental wax carving exercise is a practical exercise to teach tooth morphology that develops psychomotor skills needed to practice clinical dentistry. This study aimed to determine the efficacy of dental wax carving as a teaching modality for tooth morphology and its assessment. METHODOLOGY: Forty-two first-year dental students were rand...
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Background: Medical emergencies are an unfortunate part of the dental practice, to which the dentist must have the required knowledge and means to counter them. In this study, we aimed to determine the nature and frequency of medical emergencies occurring in the dental offices of Karachi, Pakistan. We also aimed to ascertain the awareness and prepa...
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In vitro studies have shown that Statherin (StN43) and its shortened analogues containing only the N-terminal 21 amino acids (StN21) inhibit demineralization under artificial cariogenic challenges. This has been shown by experimentally and computationally to be associated with interactions of specific N-terminal residues with hydroxyapatite surface...
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The undergraduate dental students in Pakistan are not exposed to patients as the first two years are considered the technical introductory pre-clinical phases of education with little clinical or community exposure. They interact with patients during the clinical courses in year three. This raises the need to enhance the focus of undergraduate dent...
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Abstract Objective: To assess e-learning resources and its application in dentistry among students and faculty of a dental college. Methods: The qualitative study was conducted at Dow International Dental College, Karachi, from April to July 2017, and comprised semi-structured one-to-one interviews of undergraduate and postgraduate dental students...
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Objective: To assess e-learning resources and its application in dentistry among students and faculty of a dental college. Methods: The qualitative study was conducted at Dow International Dental College, Karachi, from April to July 2017, and comprised semi-structured one-to-one interviews of undergraduate and postgraduate dental students as well...
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Background: Cementoenamel junction represents the demarcation between enamel covered crown and cementum covered root surface. There is paucity of population specific data of the morphological variability of cementoenamel junctions of permanent and primary teeth. The objective of this study was to investigate the morphological diversity and interre...
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Background: This study was conducted tocompare treatment outcomes of condylar fracture fixation usingeither single or double non-compressive mini plates. Study Design: Interventional study. Setting: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. IshratulIbad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences. Period: July...
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Objectives: Oral Submucous Fibrosis is a chronic, high risk, debilitating, pre- cancerous oral condition that is prevalent in Southeast Asian consumers of areca nut. This study was conducted to determine gender specificity with relation to stages of OSF and medical & surgical treatment modalities. Setting: OSF patients treated at Oral Surgery clin...
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Objectives: Tooth morphology plays an important role in dental anthropology& forensic odontology. This study was conducted to determine the frequencies of variationsin occlusal surface patterns in permanent mandibular second molars in a subset of Pakistanipopulation. Data Source: 500 medical and dental students of Dow University of Health Sciencesa...
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Due to the increased burden of non-communicable diseases in Pakistan, shortage of primary physicians and the need for greater collaboration among health professionals, dentists need to be involved in the overall health of their patients. There is a strong body of evidence demonstrating the efficacy of chairside screening of medical conditions by de...
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Pregnancy is associated with several physiological and hormonal changes in a female’s body. One of these hormonal changes is periodontal disease which has an established relationship with pregnancy. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the frequency of gingivitis, gingival recession and pregnancy tumor in pregnant women seen at Dow Internat...

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