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Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Inducts 186 Doctors, Dentists

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Inducts 186 Doctors, Dentists

NEWS
Prof. Afolabi Lesi, Provost, College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), has advised the 186 newly-inducted medical and dental graduates to be change agents in the health sector. Lesi gave the advice on Wednesday at the induction of the 2016/2017 graduating sets of LUTH College of Medicine in Idi Araba, Lagos. He said that the power to be change agents in health sector resided in every individual by working with empathy and not with sympathy.  “Always strive to know more and do not think that you already know everything. “Despite the leadership role of doctors in the medical team, doctors alone can not render the needed services in the healthcare system,” the provost said. He said that one of the major challenges facing the healthcare industry was the constant
10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

10 Great Dental Hygiene Tips

Dental Health, NEWS
Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check-ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene. The following is a list of 10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene. 1. Proper Brushing When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the in...