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Sleep apnoea: Oral devices may not affect heart disease risk Jan 31, 2017 | News Europe

Sleep apnoea: Oral devices may not affect heart disease risk

ANGERS, France: In patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), oral appliances that treat the condition by moving the lower jaw forwards appear to improve sleep. However, according to the latest research findings, they do not reduce key risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease.

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New implant releases antimicrobial drugs to fight infections Jan 30, 2017 | News Europe

New implant releases antimicrobial drugs to fight infections

LEUVEN, Belgium: Bacterial and fungal pathogens can form a biofilm on dental implants that is resistant to antimicrobial drugs like antibiotics. As a result, these implants pose a significant risk of infection. A multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Leuven in Belgium has developed a dental implant that gradually releases such drugs from an integrated reservoir. The antimicrobial liquid could help prevent and fight infections.

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3Shape orthodontic software now integrates with Ormco brackets Jan 24, 2017 | Business Europe

3Shape orthodontic software now integrates with Ormco brackets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Danish dental manufacturer 3Shape has announced that its indirect bonding solution, a function within the company’s orthodontic software, now integrates with the Damon System bracket library by Ormco Corporation. Consequently, users are now able to digitally place the Damon brackets based on a virtual model produced by 3Shape’s TRIOS intra-oral scanner or conventional laboratory impressions.

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Planmeca supports university in Helsinki Jan 12, 2017 | Business Europe

Planmeca supports university in Helsinki

HELSINKI, Finland: On 6 December 2017, Finland will look back on 100 years of independence from the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. As its contribution to the celebrations throughout the year and to the country, Planmeca, one of the world’s largest dental equipment manufacturers, is making a “substantial” donation to Aalto University in Helsinki. In this manner, the company aims to invest in high-quality education and research.

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