From L-R: Bebegurl Bianca, Bebemamang Icing, Dr. Formantes, me, Bebegurl Jhoey, and Bebeboy Carlo.
So, I’m back to blogging about school! Well, ‘cause school just started. Anyway, my group’s thesis was chosen to represent University of East - College of Dentistry in this year’s International Association for Dental Research - Southeast Asia competition.
Our thesis is entitled Calamansi-Honey-Sodium Bicarbonate (CHSB) paste facilitates Extraction Wound Healing in Wistar Rats. We have proved that CHSB paste significantly hastens fibroblast and collagen synthesis and is bacteriostatic! Thus, significantly hastens extraction wound healing.
My business attire! Red blazer for UE. LOL.
We didn’t win the competition but it was all worth the stress because of the bond our thesis group have made with our awesome associate dean, Dr. Blesilda K. Formantes, throughout the entire process! We got to know how kulit, funny, smart, and nice she is. Huhu, I love her so much! We also got to bond with Dr. Esquillo! <3
But despite our loss, I know that we deserved the win, but you can’t have it all, you know. Being the prettiest there and having the nicest poster and table clinic is, like, too much they couldn’t handle it. Hahaha :P Sorry, confident.
I don’t intend to bash the winner (Banana leaf which was autoclaved and treated with epinephrine as retraction cord) but, any thread autoclaved and treated with epinephrine could be used as a retraction cord. Threads are even more accessible than a banana tree. I mean, yeah, it’s a good research, but let’s be realistic, if you want something really innovative, this is not the way to go. Or maybe I’m wrong. Whatever. Just saying, hahaha, competitive e. Not good at being sport, sorry. Nevertheless, congratulations!