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Bio-Emulation movement continues to grow Jul 7, 2015 | News Europe

Bio-Emulation movement continues to grow

BERLIN, Germany: On 4 and 5 July, the 2015 Bio-Emulation Colloquium was held in Berlin in Germany. The event, which was organised by the Dental Tribune International team in close collaboration with the Bio-Emulation Group, attracted more than twice the number of participants compared with last year. Overall, more than 300 dentists and dental technicians attended the extensive programme on biomimetics in dentistry, including 16 lectures and 13 workshops.

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Tremendous year-on-year growth in World Oral Health Day outreach Jul 6, 2015 | News Europe

Tremendous year-on-year growth in World Oral Health Day outreach

GENEVA, Switzerland: The FDI World Dental Federation recently presented the final figures for World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2015, which took place on 20 ...

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A new dawn in dentistry Jul 4, 2015 | Editorial

A new dawn in dentistry

Fifteen years after the birth of the biomimetic revolution, the course of adhesive dentistry has been changed forever. Now a new and perhaps more evolved ...

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New research project to transform future dental care across Europe Jul 3, 2015 | News Europe

New research project to transform future dental care across Europe

LEEDS, UK: Dental treatments cost an estimated €79 billion a year across the EU, yet dental diseases are almost entirely preventable. A new research ...

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Only two days left until Bio-Emulation Colloquium Jul 2, 2015 | News Europe

Only two days left until Bio-Emulation Colloquium

BERLIN, Germany: The Bio-Emulation Group will be holding its second annual colloquium in Berlin this weekend. About 300 participants, including dentists and dental technicians, from all over the world will be attending in order to deepen their understanding of the optical and mechanical properties of natural teeth and to discuss the latest in advanced biomimetics.

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New breath test diagnoses oesophageal and gastric cancer Jul 1, 2015 | News United Kingdom

New breath test diagnoses oesophageal and gastric cancer

LONDON, UK: An international team of researchers has developed a breath test that could help doctors diagnose the early signs of oesophageal and gastric cancer in minutes. The test has produced encouraging results in a clinical study and will now be tested in a larger trial involving three hospitals in London. According to the scientists, economic modelling showed that the new method could save the National Health Service (NHS) £145 million (approx. €205 million) a year, as it is cheaper, faster ...

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Ancient dental plaque reveals living conditions and diet of early hominins Jun 29, 2015 | News Europe

Ancient dental plaque reveals living conditions and diet of early hominins

BARCELONA, Spain/YORK & LEICESTER, UK/TEL AVIV, Israel: An international team of researchers has conducted a study that gives striking insights into the living conditions and dietary choices of those who lived during the Middle Pleistocene some 300,000–400,000 years ago. By analysing ancient dental plaque samples, the researchers found that our ancestors had healthier eating habits than previously thought and were already exposed to potential respiratory irritants.

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New technology improves treatment and prevention of bacterial infection Jun 25, 2015 | News United Kingdom

New technology improves treatment and prevention of bacterial infection

BRISTOL, UK: Researchers at the University of Bristol have developed a new technology that could increase protection against anti-bacterial and anti-fungal infection for weeks, months or even years. The new antimicrobial formulation is likely to have a significant impact across a number of areas, including dentistry, where one in seven composite fillings fail within seven years and 86 per cent of these failures are caused by bacterial infection.

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Interview: “This combination is absolutely unique across the market worldwide” Jun 24, 2015 | News Europe

Interview: “This combination is absolutely unique across the market worldwide”

CA DIGITAL is a joint venture of dental manufacturers SCHEU-DENTAL and ELI-DENT and was established in 2012. The company offers a wide range of services for digital orthodontics. At the congress of the European Orthodontic Society, which was held from 13 to 18 June in Venice, Dental Tribune Online spoke with Christian Scheu, CEO of SCHEU-DENTAL, about CA DIGITAL’s product portfolio and strategic focus.

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Strong teeth: Researchers discover internal structure of dentine Jun 23, 2015 | News Europe

Strong teeth: Researchers discover internal structure of dentine

BERLIN, Germany: Being subjected to massive forces, human teeth consist of one of the most durable organic materials. To date, the high crack resistance of dentine has not been fully understood. An interdisciplinary team of scientists has now analysed the complex structure of dentine, revealing that its mineral particles are precompressed and internal stress works against crack propagation to increase the resistance of the bio-structure. This discovery might create new possibilities for restorative ...

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Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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Review: International Dental Show 2015

Review: International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) drew dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time to Cologne. Altogether, ...

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Scientists patent novel technique for diagnosing oral cancer Jun 19, 2015 | News Europe

Scientists patent novel technique for diagnosing oral cancer

VIGO, Spain: Malignant tumours of the oral cavity are the sixth leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Thus, a fast and accurate diagnosis is ...

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EOS 2016 to take place in Stockholm Jun 17, 2015 | News Europe

EOS 2016 to take place in Stockholm

VENICE, Italy/STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Although this year’s congress of the European Orthodontic Society (EOS) only ends tomorrow, preparations are already ...

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