INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED DENTAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH
Advancing the frontiers of dental sciences
And transforming the oral health landscape of the country .
To improve oral health of the community by providing sustainable life changing opportunities
For healthcare professionals & the public through quality education, innovative research and evidence based clinical care.
WHAT WE DO
We are the leading dental organisation in Pakistan
We provide practising clinicians and fresh graduates with professional development opportunities , organize and conduct conferences, symposia and seminars. Conduct original ground-breaking research and develop healthcare facilities.
Integrity, Agility, Determination, Sustainability, Resilience.
Our core group members have been instrumental in the revision of the national BDS curriculum; introduction of postgraduate programs in five universities; and introducing research culture in the country.
We have won research grants of over 25 million rupees; sit on the editorial boards of all major dental journals of the country; and have over 150 publications to their credit. Conducted almost two dozen projects with national and international partners including ground-breaking situation analysis of the Oral Health Sector of Pakistan conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organization.
PIONEERS IN DENTAL RESEARCH
Read some of our Featured publications
MICRO- ORGANISMS IN RECURRENT APHTHOUS STOMATITIS.
Dr. Nabiha Farasat Khan – BDS, M.phil
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis is an inflammatory disease of oral mucosa with unknown etiology.
Many factors contribute in the pathogenesis of aphthae including stress, trauma, foods, allergy, hormonal and microbial factors. It has been observed by Hoover CI (1986) that microorganisms are the causative factor in the pathogenesis of aphthous ulcer.
DOES THE USE OF TOOTHPOWDER AFFECT THE ORAL HEALTH STATUS OF AN INDIVIDUAL?
Dr. Muhammad Khalil Khan – BDS, MPH, MCPS
Role of oral hygiene products and devices are very important in our daily life for disease free oral
cavity. Many chemotherapeutic dentifrices in the form of powder and pastes are available in the market with the claim of anti-plaque, anti-gingivitis and anti-staining etc. properties. To compare the long-term efficacy of tooth-powder with that of the toothpaste.