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Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth Nov 21, 2014 | News Europe

Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth

NEWCASTLE, UK: The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the largest studies of its type ever undertaken has found. The research, a collaboration between Newcastle University, the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and the National Centre for Social Research, showed that oral health is substantially worse among the poorest 20 per cent of society compared with the most wealthy. For those over 65 ...

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Third European JSDEI seminar educates dental and medical professionals on periodontitis and diabetes Nov 17, 2014 | News Europe

Third European JSDEI seminar educates dental and medical professionals on periodontitis and diabetes

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: In celebration of World Diabetes Day, the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston in the US and the Sunstar Foundation held a symposium titled “Diabetes, Oral Health and Nutrition”, which considered the interrelation and interaction between diabetes and oral health, on 14 November 2014. The European Joslin Sunstar Diabetes Education Initiative (JSDEI) seminar drew approximately 280 dental and medical professionals to Frankfurt.

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EU investigates Zimmer’s acquisition of Biomet Oct 28, 2014 | Business Europe

EU investigates Zimmer’s acquisition of Biomet

BRUSSELS, Belgium: At the beginning of October, the European Commission began an in-depth investigation into the planned merger of US medical and dental companies Biomet and Zimmer Holdings. The commission’s aim is to access whether the acquisition of Biomet by Zimmer, which was first announced in April this year, is in line with the EU Merger Regulation.

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New 3Shape advisory board develops plan to improve patient care Oct 24, 2014 | Business Europe

New 3Shape advisory board develops plan to improve patient care

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: 3Shape, a global provider of digital 3-D solutions for dental laboratories and dental clinics, has formed a dental advisory board made up of 12 prominent dental professionals from around the world. The new board will provide the company with insight and direction in digital technology and product development, as well as help the company move towards its goal of improving dental patient care.

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