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Planmeca showcases new technology in Belgrade May 22, 2017 | Business Europe

Planmeca showcases new technology in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia: Serbian dental supply company Plast-DENT recently teamed up with Planmeca to organise a digital solutions seminar in Belgrade. Held in conjunction with the celebration of Finland’s 100 years of independence and hosted at the Embassy of Finland, the event was attended by more than 60 Serbian dental professionals and guests to learn more about the advantages of digital dentistry and to familiarise themselves with Planmeca’s technology.

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EAED Spring Meeting: Organisers announce live streaming of sessions  May 19, 2017 | News Europe

EAED Spring Meeting: Organisers announce live streaming of sessions

MILAN, Italy: While final preparations for this year’s Spring Meeting of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) are in full swing, the organisers ...

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Stronger together: Brazilian association supports local dental manufacturers May 15, 2017 | News Europe

Stronger together: Brazilian association supports local dental manufacturers

COLOGNE, Germany: With around 2,300 exhibitors and 155,000 visitors, the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne once again proved its importance as ...

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Interview: “Healthy gingivae make our lives better” May 12, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “Healthy gingivae make our lives better”

A campaign launched by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), the inaugural European Gum Health Day is being held today, 12 May. With the slogan ...

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Interview: A non-invasive, quick and easy method to collect epithelial cells May 1, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: A non-invasive, quick and easy method to collect epithelial cells

Early detection of oral cancer or other serious oral health conditions is significant for successful treatment. To improve the process of collecting tissue from the mouth, a researcher at Ege University’s Faculty of Dentistry in Izmir in Turkey has developed the oral biopsy brush, which allows sampling of the entire oral epithelium. Dental Tribune Online spoke with Dr Pelin Güneri, Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, about the functionality of the brush, its benefits ...

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Osteoporosis: Resolvable magnesium implants may promote bone formation Apr 28, 2017 | News Europe

Osteoporosis: Resolvable magnesium implants may promote bone formation

MALMÖ, Sweden: According to new research from Sweden, a groundbreaking method for stimulating bone formation around implants could soon be available. In testing the cellular and molecular effects of magnesium-based implants in the early healing stages of implant integration, the researchers found that the release of magnesium promoted rapid bone formation and the activation of osteogenic signals near implants placed in osteoporotic bone.

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Austrian dentist refuses to treat Erdoğan supporters Apr 28, 2017 | News Europe

Austrian dentist refuses to treat Erdoğan supporters

INNSBRUCK, Austria: A dentist in Austria has caused some sensation with his protest message directed at patients. For three weeks, his practice bore a sign stating that supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan would not be treated. The note was shared widely on social networks and the subject of much debate. Turkish television even reported live from the scene.

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Anniversary edition of SCANDEFA: Celebrating 50 years of dental excellence Apr 27, 2017 | News Europe

Anniversary edition of SCANDEFA: Celebrating 50 years of dental excellence

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: When SCANDEFA was held for the first time in 1968, Denmark was not part of the European Union yet, no human footprint had been left on the moon and daily groceries only cost a few øre. This year, this important trade event for the dental industry in Scandinavia and Finland opens for the 50th time to dental professionals from the region, who attend to see and experience the latest innovations in the field.

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FDI prepares for congress in Madrid, breaks abstract submission record Apr 25, 2017 | News Europe

FDI prepares for congress in Madrid, breaks abstract submission record

MADRID, Spain: From 29 August to 1 September, the FDI World Dental Federation is hosting its Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Madrid. Visitors will be able to attend lectures given by prominent international speakers on the latest advances related to dentistry and oral health. In addition, they will have the opportunity to attend the accompanying exhibition and hands-on sessions according to their preferences. With over 1,000 abstracts from 46 countries submitted—more than ever before—a ...

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Dental technicians could be at higher risk of mesothelioma Apr 24, 2017 | News Europe

Dental technicians could be at higher risk of mesothelioma

MILAN, Italy: Dental technicians could be at an increased risk of developing asbestos-related cancer, Italian researchers have suggested. According to their study results, past exposure to materials formerly used in the manufacture of dental prostheses could trigger the much-later development of malignant mesothelioma, a type of cancer that most often affects the pulmonary pleurae and less commonly the peritoneum. 

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Eklund Foundation announces second round of funding for dental research Apr 24, 2017 | News Europe

Eklund Foundation announces second round of funding for dental research

MALMÖ, Sweden: After the success of the four projects supported in 2016, the Eklund Foundation for Odontological Research and Education is again distributing €160,000 for dental research this year, the association has announced.

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European Parliament adopts new medical device regulations Apr 21, 2017 | News Europe

European Parliament adopts new medical device regulations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Parliament has voted to implement two new regulations concerning medical devices with the aim of improving safety in medicine and dentistry. The regulations were proposed in 2012 by the European Commission and experienced several delays before being officially endorsed earlier this month. They will be applied after a transitional period of three years from publication for medical devices and five years for in vitro diagnostic medical devices. Publication is expected ...

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After IDS is before IDS Apr 20, 2017 | News Europe

After IDS is before IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: About four weeks ago, the International Dental Show (IDS) closed with record results. Overall, more than 155,000 people from over 150 countries and more than 2,300 companies from around the globe attended. The next IDS will take place from 12 to 16 March 2019. As it is never too early to prepare for the most important event in the dental calendar, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has already announced a number of dedicated products that will be offered for 2019.

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Founder of Dentists Without Borders named “Swedish Woman of the Year” Apr 20, 2017 | News Europe

Founder of Dentists Without Borders named “Swedish Woman of the Year”

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Dr Nikoo Bazsefidpay, co-founder and President of Dentists without Borders and clinical supervisor at the Department of Maxillofacial ...

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IMAGINA Dental still the fair for digital dentistry Apr 18, 2017 | News Europe

IMAGINA Dental still the fair for digital dentistry

MONACO: The sixth annual IMAGINA Dental congress, which concluded on Saturday, provided three informative days of lectures and workshops at the Grimaldi ...

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