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University of Melbourne cartoon exhibition explores history of dentistry May 25, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

University of Melbourne cartoon exhibition explores history of dentistry

MELBOURNE, Australia: In a new exhibition, It’s a Gas! Dentistry & Cartoons, the University of Melbourne brings dental history to life with laughter. The extensive collection of illustrations and cartoons from Europe and Australia, with supporting commentary by leading dentists and scholars, shows visitors how images and perceptions of dentistry have penetrated popular culture for centuries.

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Health organisations release new oral health and nutrition statement May 25, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Health organisations release new oral health and nutrition statement

MELBOURNE, Australia: Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) and the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), the country’s leading body for nutrition ...

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Australian government plans to terminate child dental care scheme May 10, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Australian government plans to terminate child dental care scheme

CANBERRA, Australia: The Australian government has recently announced its intention to end the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) from 1 July 2016 as ...

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Aussie researchers develop pioneering biocompatible 3-D technology Apr 22, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Aussie researchers develop pioneering biocompatible 3-D technology

BRISBANE, Australia: Australian researchers are currently working on developing a new 3-D bioprinting technology to produce bespoke engineered bone and ...

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New study provides insights into effectiveness of water fluoridation Apr 19, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

New study provides insights into effectiveness of water fluoridation

ADELAIDE, Australia/FLORIANÓPOLIS & CURITIBA, Brazil: Fluoridation of public water systems is a topic of ongoing debate. Although health experts throughout the world have endorsed water fluoridation as safe and effective against the development of dental caries, systematic reviews have found no evidence to support water fluoridation as preventing dental caries in adult populations. A new study has now investigated whether lifetime access to fluoridated water is associated with dental caries experience ...

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Prime Practice signs agreement for Deloitte cloud accounting programme Apr 6, 2016 | Business Australia & New Zealand

Prime Practice signs agreement for Deloitte cloud accounting programme

SYDNEY, Australia: Dental practice management specialist Prime Practice has announced that it has signed a landmark deal with accounting firm Deloitte Private. As part of the agreement, customers will be able to use the Deloitte Private Connect software, which combines an online portal, integrated cloud apps and a widget dashboard for automated bookkeeping and financial analysis. According to Prime Practice, this solution will make accounting in the dental industry easier than ever before.

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Interview: “The industry has moved beyond subdued business conditions” Mar 21, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Interview: “The industry has moved beyond subdued business conditions”

Jam-packed with a broad range of product innovations, ADX16 Sydney has just reaffirmed its status as Australia’s premier dental event with opening and closing day visitor numbers exceeding those set when it was last held two years ago. In anticipation of the event, Dental Tribune International had the opportunity to speak with Troy Williams, CEO of the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), about awe-inspiring new treatment pathways and the remarkable growth in professional services to ...

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ADX16 Sydney breaks attendance records Mar 21, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

ADX16 Sydney breaks attendance records

SYDNEY, Australia: With a record number of dentists and allied oral health care professionals attending ADX16 Sydney, the dental exhibition reaffirmed its status as Australia’s premier dental event. Introducing the latest products from Australia and overseas, the show included over 140 exhibitors, more than 400 booths, and a seminar programme with leading international speakers.

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Over one-quarter of Australian adults feel uncomfortable about dental appearance Mar 9, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Over one-quarter of Australian adults feel uncomfortable about dental appearance

CANBERRA, Australia: The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released the most recent key information on the oral health and dental care of the Australian population. Among other facts and figures related to oral health and the dental workforce in the country, the report shows that 27 per cent of Australians over the age of 15, particularly uninsured people and those living in lower income households, feel uncomfortable about their dental appearance.

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European Commission approves DENTSPLY’s acquisition of Sirona Feb 29, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

European Commission approves DENTSPLY’s acquisition of Sirona

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Under the EC Merger Regulation, the European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of dental equipment supplier Sirona by DENTSPLY, subject to conditions. In particular, the decision is conditional upon the extension of licensing agreements between Sirona and its current suppliers of CAD/CAM blocks used in its chairside CAD/CAM systems.

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Teeth may predict human evolution Feb 26, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Teeth may predict human evolution

MELBOURNE, Australia: Variation in tooth sizes in humans has been primarily attributed to natural selection and dietary changes over the centuries. However, ...

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Roland DG dental mills receive certification for VITA prosthetic materials Feb 18, 2016 | Business Australia & New Zealand

Roland DG dental mills receive certification for VITA prosthetic materials

SYDNEY, Australia: Roland DG, a global manufacturer of dental milling machines, has announced that its DWX-51D and DWX-4W dental mills have been validated ...

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