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Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth Nov 21, 2014 | News Europe

Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth

NEWCASTLE, UK: The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the largest studies of its type ever undertaken has found. The research, a collaboration between Newcastle University, the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and the National Centre for Social Research, showed that oral health is substantially worse among the poorest 20 per cent of society compared with the most wealthy. For those over 65 ...

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Third European JSDEI seminar educates dental and medical professionals on periodontitis and diabetes Nov 17, 2014 | News Europe

Third European JSDEI seminar educates dental and medical professionals on periodontitis and diabetes

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: In celebration of World Diabetes Day, the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston in the US and the Sunstar Foundation held a symposium ...

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Jewish dentist protests against alleged Nazi abbreviation Nov 14, 2014 | News Europe

Jewish dentist protests against alleged Nazi abbreviation

KOBLENZ/NASSAU, Germany: A dentist from Nassau has turned to the public with leaflets to communicate his displeasure with his local Kassenzahnärztliche ...

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Webinar: Targeted planning for implant and prosthetic success Nov 12, 2014 | News Europe

Webinar: Targeted planning for implant and prosthetic success

LEIPZIG, Germany: A structured workflow—with a little more planning time—allows for predictable results during implant and prosthetic treatment ...

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International experts discuss oral health issues Nov 11, 2014 | News Europe

International experts discuss oral health issues

CAGLIARI, Italy: From 11 to 13 June 2015, dental professionals from all over the world will be gathering in Sardinia for the Dentistry Beyond Borders congress, the eighth international meeting of the Italian Dental Association. The meeting will discuss present and future challenges in oral health and focus on three main topics in the changing world of oral health care: ultra-conservative techniques, clinical issues in implantology, and aesthetics.

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FDI launches World Oral Health Day “Smile for life” campaign Nov 10, 2014 | News Europe

FDI launches World Oral Health Day “Smile for life” campaign

GENEVA, Switzerland: Last Wednesday, the FDI World Dental Federation launched the World Oral Health Day 2015 (WOHD) “Smile for life” campaign to remind people everywhere about the importance of looking after their teeth and gums. WOHD is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March each year with a wide range of awareness-raising activities organised by dentists, dental students, national dental associations and corporate partners.

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DTI editor-in-chief receives innovator award in Poland Nov 6, 2014 | News Europe

DTI editor-in-chief receives innovator award in Poland

WARSAW, Poland: Prof. Andrzej Wojtowicz, head of the Department of Oral Surgery at the Medical University of Warsaw, has received a prestigious award funded by the well-known Polish weekly magazine Wprost. Wojtowicz has been the editor-in-chief of the Polish edition of the implants magazine, which is published quarterly by Dental Tribune International, for nine years.

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Root canal treatment: Microfractures not caused by mechanical procedures Nov 4, 2014 | News Europe

Root canal treatment: Microfractures not caused by mechanical procedures

BERLIN, Germany/AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Scientists have examined several dozen dental roots at BESSY II, both before and after treatment, and found that mechanical procedures during treatment do not contribute to microfractures. BESSY II is a synchrotron radiation source and produces ultra-bright photon beams.

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Dental-Expo in Moscow sets new attendance record Nov 3, 2014 | News Europe

Dental-Expo in Moscow sets new attendance record

MOSCOW, Russia: With 27,807 visitors and 502 exhibitors, the 36th Moscow International Dental Forum and Exhibition (Dental-Expo 2014) has achieved a new record. The fair, which was held from 29 September to 2 October at Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre, is one of the largest in Europe. Dental Tribune International was a main media partner of the event.

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DTI joins forces with FDI for 2015 World Oral Health Day Oct 30, 2014 | News Europe

DTI joins forces with FDI for 2015 World Oral Health Day

GENEVA, Switzerland/LEIPZIG, Germany: In order to include the more than two million dental professionals worldwide in celebrating World Oral Health Day (WOHD 2015) next year, FDI World Dental Federation recently signed an agreement with its long-term media partner Dental Tribune International (DTI). Both organisations have joined forces to promote awareness of the importance of oral health on a global scale via DTI’s numerous print and online publications.

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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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ITI launches next-generation e-learning platform Oct 27, 2014 | News Europe

ITI launches next-generation e-learning platform

BASEL, Switzerland: The International Team for Implantology (ITI), a leading academic organisation dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based education ...

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Tooth loss lawsuit after pillow fight fails Oct 21, 2014 | News Europe

Tooth loss lawsuit after pillow fight fails

COLOGNE, Germany: A pillow fight between staff of a catering company that led to an employee losing a tooth has ended up in court. The 35-year-old man ...

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