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Dental schools from China and Israel sign dental laser research agreement Nov 19, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Dental schools from China and Israel sign dental laser research agreement

BEIJING, China/JERUSALEM, Israel: On 14 November, a multicentre dental laser research agreement was signed between the Peking University School of Stomatology in China and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, one of the most important dental schools in Israel.

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Scientists develop new generation of dental implants Oct 20, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Scientists develop new generation of dental implants

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Worldwide, the proportion of people aged over 60 is increasing at a greater rate than any other age group. In order to provide ...

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ICOI World Congress opens in Japan today Oct 3, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

ICOI World Congress opens in Japan today

TOKYO, Japan: Ten years ago, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) first held its World Congress in Tokyo. Today marks the return of ...

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Japanese researchers discover new antiseptic agent to fight periodontitis Sep 18, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Japanese researchers discover new antiseptic agent to fight periodontitis

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a recently published study have shown that ozone nano-bubble water (NBW3) is very effective against two bacteria that cause ...

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DTI launches new edition at AWDC Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

DTI launches new edition at AWDC

NEW DELHI, India: With the launch of the new edition of its flagship publication Dental Tribune for the South Asia region here at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida near New Delhi, the Dental Tribune International Publishing Group is celebrating another addition to its extensive portfolio of international dental media. The new edition will cover countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma and Bhutan, and is anticipated to reach an audience of approximately ...

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FDI opens online hub for global oral data Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

FDI opens online hub for global oral data

NEW DELHI, India: The FDI has just opened its ‘data hub for global oral health’, an evolving online database of oral health statistics and indicators. It has started out with a limited amount of information but it is anticipated that the content will expand and deepen in the coming months. The ‘hub’ has been developed under the guidance of the FDI Oral Health Atlas Task Team, and aims ultimately to provide a one-stop shop for all information pertaining directly or indirectly ...

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Interview: “It is a matter of social justice and human rights” Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “It is a matter of social justice and human rights”

Early childhood caries is a highly transmissible disease that can be prevented almost entirely, if the right measures are taken at the right time. A new policy guideline on “perinatal and infant oral health’, which has been in the making for four years and submitted for adoption at the General Assembly of this year’s FDI congress in New Delhi, aims to provide guidance and recommendations for oral health care providers in the dental care of pregnant women and young children. Dental ...

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Mukherjee admits oral health challenges, calls for revolution Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Mukherjee admits oral health challenges, calls for revolution

NEW DELHI, India: At the opening ceremony of the FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Greater Noida on 11 September, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, called for a revolution in oral health comparable to the changes in agriculture and rural development his country experienced. Seventy-eight-year-old Mukherjee, who attended yesterday’s ceremony at the India Expo Centre and Mart as guest of honour, said that his government is well aware of the poor standards of oral health ...

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Secular trends in dental development Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Secular trends in dental development

Secular trends are phenomena in physical maturation that are not cyclical or seasonal but develop over a relatively long period. An analysis of these patterns is of interest because they help us to understand the relationship between human development and the environment, as well as physiological aspects of intergenerational relationships in growth.

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Interview: “Optimal oral health for the world’s population” Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “Optimal oral health for the world’s population”

As a first, GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that it has developed sales representatives training modules that will be regularly reviewed and upgraded with the help of the FDI World Dental Federation. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to sit down with GSK’s David A. Ross, Global Head of Sales Force Effectiveness at GSK Consumer Healthcare, and FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong to discuss briefly the partnership and its long-term implications.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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 New FDI report on collaborative practice Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

New FDI report on collaborative practice

FDI has just issued its eagerly-awaited preliminary report Optimal Oral Health through Inter-Professional Education and Collaborative Practice. It is the ...

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Interview: “A very large burden for the country” Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “A very large burden for the country”

Oral cancer is the most rapidly-growing dental condition worldwide. On the Indian subcontinent, it is now one of the most common types of cancers, causing ...

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