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Uganda Dental Association
Uganda Dental Association
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Uganda Dental Association
The Officially recognized council of dental surgeons in Uganda
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UDA partners with other Oral Health providers to tackle the Oral-Health disease burden
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UDA conducts outreaches to educate masses about Oral Health
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Welcome

The Uganda Dental Association is the officially registered council of Dental surgeons in Uganda and aims to link Government and the public to the Dental Profession. The UDA is a registered non-governmental organization that brings together all the qualified dentists, retired or practicing in Uganda.

Our Mission

The Association seeks to make available to the public, in a structured manner, researched and internationally acceptable dental services and education.

Our Vision

To have a legacy that reflects and promotes dentistry values.

Our Core Objectives

  • To promote advancement of the science and art of dentistry and the promotion of exchange of ideas amongst dentists in Uganda and the world at large.
  • To ensure the rights and privileges of the members are enjoyed by all and to act as an advocate in the regulation of the dental profession in Uganda while ensuring the expectations of the public are accordingly met.
  • To promote and provide continuing Dental Education among Dentist Surgeons in Uganda.

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Latest News / Articles

DO I REALLY NEED A DENTAL CHECK-UP?

We have all had the saying that prevention is better than cure; yet very few of us actuallyput that saying in practice.One of the ways of preventing oral diseases is by having a regular dental check-up. This isdone routinely every...
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Signs You Need a Tooth Filling.

A tooth filling is a dental restoration that involves removing decay andrepairing the affected tooth .If the damage is severe enough, you mayneed a root canal and a cap but that is a different procedure. Toothfillings help dentists repair cavities,...
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How painful is root canal treatment?

A patient will experience little to no pain because the dentist will use local anesthesia to numb the tooth and gums. This keeps you comfortable during the procedure. A root canal procedure sounds scary, but it is typically not a...
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WHEN YOUR BREATH SMELLS AS BAD AS YOUR SOCKS!

Bad breath is one of the commonest dental conditions. Almost every one, at some point in their lives will suffer from some kind of bad breath. Bad breath can be thought of as either a normal type, an abnormal type,...
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WHY DO I HAVE CROOKED TEETH?

Everyone loves a beautiful smile. Unfortunately, teeth often appear crooked, affecting one’s appearance and self-confidence. Teeth become crooked usually because they don’t have enough space in the mouth. This could be due to; A small jaw size.Too many teeth in...
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SALIVARY GLAND STONES!

If you are getting sudden pain inside your mouth when meal times reach or have a lump under your tongue that is very painful; then you may have an obstruction in the “pipe” running from the salivary gland to the...
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MOUTH; MIRROR OF THE BODY

The mouth is a reflection of what is taking place inside your body. Most of the times we forget this or better still we are ignorant about this. So many illnesses taking place inside your body can be seen in...
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SHOULD I BE KEEN ON THE TOOTHBRUSH I USE?

The answer is yes! You should. It is important to brush a minimum of twice a day with fluoridated toothpaste and a good toothbrush. You may be wondering what a good toothbrush really is. Here’s what it is. QUALITIES OF...
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WHY DO I NEED A GOOD TOOTHPASTE?

Why do I need a good toothpaste? I understand how disappointing and frustrating it can be when you think you are doing everything right i.e. brushing well, avoiding confectionaries name it but you still feel your oral health is not...
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NEVER FORGET THE TONGUE!

Wow you should be asking what about the tongue? It will really be shocking if one said they didn’t know the tongue. The tongue is a muscular organ found in the mouth along with the teeth, gums, tonsils, name it...
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TOOTHPICKS: THE GUM NIGHTMARE!

Toothpicks have been around for centuries. They are commonly made out of wood and a few from plastic. You’ll find them well placed at the table of your local favorite restaurant, in the supermarket, the neighborhood shop, everywhere. It’s common...
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DID YOU KNOW THAT JUICE CAN WEAR DOWN YOUR TEETH?

FACT: LEMONADE IS MORE ACIDIC THAN COCACOLA. Our teeth can be worn down by acidic drinks. This kind of tooth wear is called dental erosion. These acids can come from within the body (intrinsic) and from outside the body (extrinsic)....
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DOWNLOAD OUR WOHD21 ACTIVITY REPORT

Every 20th of March, the world recognizes the importance of oral health to the general wellbeing of the individual. Various events are organized world over by students and country dental associations in respect to this day. Over the years, the...
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FOODS THAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW CAN HURT YOUR MOUTH

It is common knowledge that too much of anything is bad. Be it food, alcohol, money, name it. (scratch the part where it says money). As regards teeth, they might be the hardest parts of our body, but they are...
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UDA celebrating WOHD

In the celebration of world oral health day, the Uganda Dental association decided to reach out to people around makerere, kikoni, katanga and central region at large, promoting the theme "BE PROUD OF YOUR MOUTH"
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UDA President Dr Geoffrey Bataringaya Leads by Example as he Receives Covid19 Vaccine Jab in 1st Round of Vaccinations

With Covid19 vaccinations underway all around the world, Uganda has finally joined the party as the 1st round of vaccinations begin today. In the event held at the Maternal and Neonatal Hospital in Mulago, the vaccination process was officially flagged...
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FDI World Dental Congress

The World Dental Congress (WDC) is a flagship event for FDI, strengthening ties and fostering collaboration within the global oral health community.Make plans now to attend the ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2021 in Sydney, Australia. The theme is Educating...
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UDA Considering Lifetime & Honorary Membership Designations

Over the years, there have been many great contributors to the survival of Dentistry in Uganda. From the pioneers such as Ken Chapman, to the survivalists and rejuvenators such as Dr. Nganwa and Dr. Ssamula to the technological revolutionaries like...
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The Importance of Mentorship – A Dental Students Perspective

During orientation, I remember Trevor, who is now called Dr. Kwagala. He was one of the moderators and whenever he mentioned the course he was doing, I would get shivers wandering if I too would ever be doing the things...
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New UDA Executive Takes Shape

On November 13th, a new Executive committee was sworn in at a quiet scientific event held at Fairway Hotel. The UDA executive has a tenure that lasts two years during which they strive to improve the standards of Dentistry in the...
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