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Rise in surgical exports from Pakistan Apr 17, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Rise in surgical exports from Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan: Exports of surgical and dental instruments from Pakistan have almost quadrupled in the last three years. Latest figures released by the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry indicate that manufacturers sold US$867.6 million worth of instruments worldwide in 2012–2013, a significant increase compared with the US$250 million generated in 2008–2009, a representative of the Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP) recently told Dental Tribune ...

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IDEM Singapore: 2014 show receives record attendance but fewer new visitors Apr 15, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

IDEM Singapore: 2014 show receives record attendance but fewer new visitors

SINGAPORE: Despite high expectations for the 2014 edition, fewer new visitors have registered for IDEM Singapore compared with the previous show. According ...

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World dental association joins agreement in Myanmar Apr 9, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

World dental association joins agreement in Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW, Union of Myanmar: At the beginning of April, the FDI World Dental Federation signed a letter of co-operation with two ministries in the Union ...

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Interview: Serving key markets Apr 5, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: Serving key markets

Inibsa Dental, a company from Spain, has exhibited at every IDEM show since 2010. Dental Tribune ONLINE sat down with Managing Director Domènec ...

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Still lots to see and discover at IDEM Apr 5, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Still lots to see and discover at IDEM

SINGAPORE: In the presence of Singapore’s Health Minister Gan Kim Yong and senior representatives of Koelnmesse, the Singapore Dental Association, and FDI World Dental Federation, the eighth edition of IDEM Singapore was officially opened yesterday here at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Minister, who graced the traditional Opening Ceremony outside the Exhibition Hall on Level 4 as Guest of Honour, congratulated the organisers of the show that, ...

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Interview: “Oral cancer classes are not very sexy unfortunately” Apr 5, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “Oral cancer classes are not very sexy unfortunately”

A subtype of head and neck cancer, oral cancer is one of the few cancer types to be exponentially on the rise. In a presentation to be held this afternoon as part of IDEM’s scientific programme, US dentist Dr Barry Freydberg will discuss the importance of early detection. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to speak to him beforehand about oral cancer and what needs to be done by the dental profession to improve patient survival.

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One step further with CAD/CAM Apr 5, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

One step further with CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM methods for conventional dental and implant-borne prostheses have gained popularity for a variety of reasons. Despite many advantages in terms of cost and convenience, the uptake of this relatively new technology is slow, hinting at a reluctance to try something new.

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Interview: “Asian dentists will appreciate the convenience of this product” Apr 5, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “Asian dentists will appreciate the convenience of this product”

As a leading provider of tooth-whitening solutions and other products for dentistry, Ultradent is a familiar corporate face at IDEM Singapore. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to speak with Nicolas Sondaz (General Manager for Asia Pacific) and Suzanne Wilson (Senior Marketing Manager – Brands) shortly about the company’s latest innovation in tooth whitening and why it will appeal to dentists in Asia.

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Ambassador pays visit to US pavilion Apr 5, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Ambassador pays visit to US pavilion

SINGAPORE: The US pavilion at IDEM received an important visit yesterday, when the US Ambassador to Singapore, Kirk Wagar, took some time off his busy schedule to explore the booths at Level 4 and get an overview of the innovations that American companies have brought to the show this year. The 44-year-old former lawyer, who has been serving as ambassador for about seven months, also talked personally to representatives from the US industry, who once again comprise one of the largest groups of exhibitors ...

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Interview: “Infection control does not have to be more expensive or complex” Apr 4, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “Infection control does not have to be more expensive or complex”

Standing in for Prof. John Molinari, who was originally intended to present at IDEM Singapore this year, Prof. Laurence Walsh from the University of Queensland’s School of Dentistry in Brisbane in Australia is going to present the latest insights in infection control practice during a lecture and workshop to be held today as part of the scientific programme. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to speak with him beforehand about new threats and why infection control does not have to be ...

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IDEM Singapore 2014

IDEM Singapore 2014

This year, more than 500 international exhibitors attended the eighth edition of IDEM Singapore. The trade fair and conference welcomed 7,842 participants ...

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Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease

Periodontal diseases can affect one or more of the periodontal tissues but may also affect the tooth-supporting structures, resulting in bone loss.

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Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A

The effects of BPA on human health are largely unknown. The FDA has raised concerns about the potential effects of the chemical in the past.

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Suntec opens today for Singapore’s biggest dental show ever Apr 4, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Suntec opens today for Singapore’s biggest dental show ever

SINGAPORE: Anticipation was growing as final preparations were made yesterday before the doors of the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre ...

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Lab in focus at IDEM specialist forum Mar 18, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Lab in focus at IDEM specialist forum

SINGAPORE: At the upcoming International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) in Singapore, dental professionals will be given the opportunity to access, ...

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