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Austrian start-up aims to revolutionise toothbrushing routine Jul 21, 2017 | News Europe

Austrian start-up aims to revolutionise toothbrushing routine

VIENNA, Austria: Earlier this month, Austrian start-up Amabrush launched an automatic toothbrush on Kickstarter that brushes teeth in just 10 seconds. Amabrush, led by a number of biotechnology engineers and health care visionaries, seeks to revolutionise the toothbrushing routine by saving people time and money through providing them with an effective and easy-to-use device.

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Interview: “My aim is to restore patients’ well-being” Jul 21, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “My aim is to restore patients’ well-being”

With his experience in root coverage procedures, Dr Leandro Chambrone, who has a private practice in Brazil, is known for his expertise in clinical research ...

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Alleged toothpaste poisoners face court Jul 19, 2017 | News Europe

Alleged toothpaste poisoners face court

DORTMUND, Germany: A trial against two alleged blackmailers has begun at the Dortmund regional court. The men are accused of having contaminated toothpastes ...

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No link found between oral cleft surgery and cognitive impairment Jul 17, 2017 | News Europe

No link found between oral cleft surgery and cognitive impairment

ODENSE, Denmark/IOWA CITY, Iowa, USA: Researchers have suspected that early exposure to surgery and anaesthesia may be linked to cognitive impairment later ...

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FDI congress 2017: World Oral Health Forum to address periodontal health Jul 14, 2017 | News Europe

FDI congress 2017: World Oral Health Forum to address periodontal health

MADRID, Spain: From 29 August to 1 September, the FDI World Dental Federation is holding its Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Madrid. For the sixth ...

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New bioactive glass in composites could stop degradation of demineralised dentine Jul 13, 2017 | News Europe

New bioactive glass in composites could stop degradation of demineralised dentine

MONCADA, Spain: A great deal of research is focused on the development of novel restorative biomaterials with protective and remineralising properties to combat dental caries. In a new study, a team of international researchers has assessed the effectiveness of two dental restorative biomaterials containing bioactive glasses in reducing the enzymatic degradation of dentinal collagen fibres and stimulating remineralisation.

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Researchers identify DNA sections responsible for periodontitis Jul 10, 2017 | News Europe

Researchers identify DNA sections responsible for periodontitis

BERLIN, Germany: An international network of researchers led by scientists at the Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin in Germany has identified variations of certain DNA sequences that are clearly associated with an increased risk of developing different forms of periodontal disease. For at least two gene regions, the study team found a highly significant association with the disease.

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Dentists welcome European action plan against antimicrobial resistance   Jul 6, 2017 | News Europe

Dentists welcome European action plan against antimicrobial resistance

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Council of European Dentists (CED), the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) have warmly welcomed a new plan by the European Commission to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Actions include practical advancements, such as more rapid, cheaper and reliable diagnostic tests, and on a political level, exchanging good practices and data analysis with non-EU countries.

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Interview: How dental restorative materials could provide radiation information Jul 4, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: How dental restorative materials could provide radiation information

In accidents or terror attacks suspected to involve radioactive substances, it can be difficult to determine whether people nearby have been exposed to radiation. By analysing materials or objects that come in close contact with the human body, it is possible to retrieve important information on radiation exposure. Dental Tribune Online spoke with medical radiation physicist Dr Therése Geber-Bergstrand, who has investigated the potential of teeth and dental restorative materials, among others, as ...

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Irish dentists turn on government as private spending reaches new low Jun 28, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Irish dentists turn on government as private spending reaches new low

DUBLIN, Ireland: In a letter to Ireland’s new prime minister, Leo Varadkar, the Irish Dental Association (IDA) has called for better funding of public dental services. The demand comes after a recent survey published by the Central Statistics Office in Dublin found that average annual household spending on dental care has almost halved over the last five years.

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Dental Tribune mourns Dr Marc Revise Jun 23, 2017 | News Europe

Dental Tribune mourns Dr Marc Revise

PARIS, France: It is with profound sadness that the team of Dental Tribune International has learnt of the sudden death of our colleague and friend Dr Marc Revise, during the early hours of 18 June. Dentist, writer, journalist, trainer in hypnodontics, he excelled in a number of areas and was the mainstay of the editorial team at Dental Tribune France. His departure leaves a great void.

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Award-winning seaweed drug helps fight disease Jun 23, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Award-winning seaweed drug helps fight disease

CARDIFF, UK: Together with Norwegian biopharmaceutical company AlgiPharma, researchers at Cardiff University have been working on new drugs to combat antibiotic-resistant diseases and infections. In the study, the team at the School of Dentistry has shown how alginates—found in seaweed—can disrupt the formation of microbial biofilms.

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Periodontal pathogen may interfere with conception in young women Jun 20, 2017 | News Europe

Periodontal pathogen may interfere with conception in young women

HELSINKI, Finland: In a new study recently carried out by researchers at the University of Helsinki, it was found that the common periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis may inhibit conception in young women. According to the Global Burden of Disease Study, severe chronic periodontitis is the sixth most common medical condition in the world. Up until now, no data on the influence of periodontal bacteria on conception has been available.

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DT Bulgaria celebrates tenth anniversary of Smile of the Year awards Jun 19, 2017 | News Europe

DT Bulgaria celebrates tenth anniversary of Smile of the Year awards

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Dental Tribune Bulgaria recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its Smile of the Year national dental competition, which recognises achievements in dentistry and dental technology. With around 200 attendees, including distinguished national and international guests, this year’s ceremony was held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

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Four in five toddlers did not visit an NHS dentist last year Jun 19, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Four in five toddlers did not visit an NHS dentist last year

LONDON, UK: A new study by the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) of the Royal College of Surgeons has found that 80 per cent of children between the age of 1 and 2 in England did not see an NHS dentist in the year preceding 31 March 2017. It concluded that this is due to parents not being aware that their children need check-ups as soon as the first primary tooth begins to erupt.

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New research on mandible and premolar fossils could rewrite human history Jun 16, 2017 | News Europe

New research on mandible and premolar fossils could rewrite human history

TÜBINGEN, Germany: For the general public, the debate as to where humankind originated might not seem like a current topic. However, the highly contentious subject within the science world continues to be debated, most notably in two recently published studies investigating the dentognathic morphology of the Graecopithecus freybergi mandible and premolar fossils. The findings indicate that the split of the human lineage occurred in the eastern Mediterranean and not in Africa.

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Strengthening the editorial powerhouse: DTI holds first Editors’ Meeting Jun 15, 2017 | News Europe

Strengthening the editorial powerhouse: DTI holds first Editors’ Meeting

LEIPZIG, Germany: Providing quality and valuable information in dentistry has always been a primary aim of the Dental Tribune International (DTI) publishing ...

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Oral Reconstruction Foundation to continue Research Award Jun 13, 2017 | News Europe

Oral Reconstruction Foundation to continue Research Award

BASEL, Switzerland: The newly relaunched Oral Reconstruction Foundation, formerly the CAMLOG Foundation, has announced that it will be continuing its well-known ...

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