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Pit and Fissure Sealants

Sealants are widely used in dental practice.  The evidence base for their effectiveness and efficacy is well established.  This brief note has been agreed by a global expert group and is taken from the website Alliance for Cavity Free Future.   I am the Chairman-elect of the initiative and the purpose of posting this note to the group is to begin a discussion about recommending sealants in India.

Book Review for ‘Indian Health Professionals Around the World: A Common Agenda’

‘Indian Health Professionals Around the World: A Common Agenda’ is a call to arms for medical professionals of Indian-origin to create a cohesive movement aimed at addressing current challenges to global health.

Globally, 125,500 physicians of Indian birth, or of immediate Indian descent (‘Indian’ being a slightly unhelpful blanket term for the sub-continent as a whole) practice medicine within the English-speaking world, and this figure excludes many thousands more working in pharmacology, optometry, and dentistry.

Indian Health Professionals Around the World

This Blog is an attempt to create a forum centred around Indian Healthcare Professionals.

In the first instance, it will focus on dental care professionals.

Its purpose is to stimulate a discussion on what an agenda might be for this Indian dental diaspora in tackling the oral health disparities and improving dental services, especially in India.