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Number of Australian dental practitioners increases slightly Dec 15, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Number of Australian dental practitioners increases slightly

SYDNEY, Australia: The Dental Board of Australia recently released the country’s latest dental workforce statistics. The report shows that the number of registered dental practitioners rose only slightly in comparison to the 2013 figures. However, there has been a significant increase in oral health therapists.

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Plans for multi-million dental clinic at University of Adelaide receive green light Dec 9, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Plans for multi-million dental clinic at University of Adelaide receive green light

ADELAIDE, Australia: Access to public dental care in South Australia still ranks among the lowest in the country. A new dental clinic to be established ...

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Programme improves oral health of Indigenous  children in Australia Dec 8, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Programme improves oral health of Indigenous children in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia: The oral health status of Indigenous children from the Northern Territory is improving, according to a new report released by the ...

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Many patients with tooth loss may not need dentures Dec 3, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Many patients with tooth loss may not need dentures

ADELAIDE, Australia: The findings of a recently published study indicate that tooth loss does not necessarily interfere with a patient’s quality ...

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Location of oral cancer varies in smokers and non-smokers Nov 12, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Location of oral cancer varies in smokers and non-smokers

BRISBANE, Australia: Smoking and alcohol abuse are the most recognised factors in the causation of cancers of the oral cavity. However, a new ten-year study has shown that non-smokers too are at significant risk of oral squamous cell carcinoma. The study suggests that chronic dental or denture irritation in particular could be an important causative factor.

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Dentist migration: A forgotten perspective Nov 3, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Dentist migration: A forgotten perspective

The migration of dentists is an emerging policy issue that requires attention. Much of the current policy debates are led from the perspective of free trade, free capital flow and free labour mobility, or rather national interests that include concerns of the local population.

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Chester seminar explores migration opportunities to Australia Oct 31, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Chester seminar explores migration opportunities to Australia

CHESTER, UK: Dentists from Britain who are looking to relocate to Australia will have the opportunity to learn about everything related to emigration to Down Under in an upcoming seminar being organised by the Government of Western Australia in co-operation with experts from the Emigration Group.

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Australian dentists prepare for 2015 congress in Brisbane Oct 22, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Australian dentists prepare for 2015 congress in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia: The Australian Dental Association has held the Australian Dental Congress in various capital cities of the country since 1907. The 36th congress will be held from 25 to 29 March 2015 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. In addition to the main scientific programme and exhibition, registrants will have the opportunity to attend a range of hands-on workshops and Lunch and Learn Sessions.

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New online learning programme for older Australians reports promising results Sep 16, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

New online learning programme for older Australians reports promising results

MELBOURNE, Australia: Older adults are a high-risk group for poor oral health. They are more prone to dental decay, periodontitis and oral cancer than younger patients are. However, a new web-based education programme, developed and trialled by researchers at the University of Melbourne, could help maintain healthy and natural teeth into older age. The researchers found that people who took part in the trial embraced the new technology and made positive changes to their dental care routines.

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Simple blood test could detect early signs of oral cancer Sep 2, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Simple blood test could detect early signs of oral cancer

SYDNEY, Australia: Although increasing numbers of oral cancer cases are being reported worldwide, there is currently no routine screening test available for this particular type of cancer. A new quick and cost-effective blood test developed by Australian scientists may change this, allowing health care providers to screen for early signs of oral cancer during routine check-ups.

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 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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This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

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Health authorities voice concerns about oral health trends in Australia Aug 21, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Health authorities voice concerns about oral health trends in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia: According to the Oral Health and Dental Care in Australia: Key Facts and Figures Trends 2014 report, which was published at the beginning ...

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Cochrane reports no evidence for superior long-term success of dental implants Aug 12, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Cochrane reports no evidence for superior long-term success of dental implants

MELBOURNE, Australia/MANCHESTER, UK: Promising superior clinical outcomes, plenty of new dental implants are launched to markets each year. A report by ...

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