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Her innovation can reduce Time, Cost and Complications in Dental Implant Surgeries

Dentist Prerna Karde won first prize at Avishkar

You might have heard about artificial teeth that are used to replace a missing tooth or teeth. The placement of artificial teeth is done by dentists through Dental Implant surgery. Dental Implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums to provide stable support for artificial teeth. Dr. Prerna Karde, pursuing MDS at K.B.H. Dental College & Hospital, Nashik, has created a device that can potentially reduce the cost and time incurred in dental implant surgeries. She recently received first prize among Post Graduate students in Medicine and Pharmacy discipline at the State level research convention, Avishkar, for her innovation.

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B.A.M.S. Student Develops Pregnancy Care Mobile App, Wins State level Research Competition

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As per UNICEF data, about 800 women across the globe die every day of preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, 20 per cent of these women are from India. Preventive healthcare during pregnancy can go a long way in bringing down this mortality rate. In medical terms, such an approach is called Antenatal Care. Trupti Naikare, a B.A.M.S. student of Tilak Ayurved College, Pune has developed a mobile app that can provide Antenatal Care at the tip of fingers. She was awarded first prize under Humanities category for her innovative solution in the recently concluded State Level Inter University Research Convention, Avishkar, held at Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded.

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