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Live webinar: Rough surfaces as a risk factor for peri-implantitis Sep 23, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: Rough surfaces as a risk factor for peri-implantitis

Research on peri-implantitis, an inflammatory lesion of the tissue surrounding the implant, has mainly focused on the oral microbiota. As a contributing factor, the implant’s surface roughness might have a significant impact on the quantity and quality of the plaque formed, which in turn may increase the risk of peri-implantitis. However, the role of moderately rough implant surfaces and their alleged association with peri-implant pathologies compared with machined implant surfaces remain much ...

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EAO congress starts in only seven days Sep 22, 2016 | News Europe

EAO congress starts in only seven days

PARIS, France: In a week’s time, thousands of dental professionals will be meeting in Paris for one of the largest implantology congresses in Europe. ...

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Interview: “Peri-implantitis may be a man-made disease” Sep 21, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “Peri-implantitis may be a man-made disease”

Prof. Tomas Albrektsson started working with Prof. Per-Ingvar Brånemark in 1967 to further develop osseointegrated oral, craniofacial and orthopaedic ...

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Malocclusion associated with poorer postural and balance control Sep 20, 2016 | News Europe

Malocclusion associated with poorer postural and balance control

BARCELONA, Spain/INNSBRUCK, Austria: In recent years, there has been increasing medical interest in correcting teeth that are not perfectly aligned in ...

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Interview: “Eventually, all companies will prioritise simplicity” Sep 19, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “Eventually, all companies will prioritise simplicity”

During this year’s FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Poznań in Poland, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to talk to restoration specialist Dr Maciej Żarow. As a member of the GC Europe Restorative Advisory Board, the dentist helped develop Essentia, GC’s simplified restorative system. The clinician discussed the challenging task of creating a new product and a general paradigm shift towards greater simplicity in dentistry, which he believes is only a matter of time.

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DTI publishers discuss future strategies at annual meeting Sep 16, 2016 | News Europe

DTI publishers discuss future strategies at annual meeting

BERLIN, Germany: The Dental Tribune International (DTI) publishing group, which consists of about 30 publishers around the world, customarily meets once a year to present its latest products and introduce new partners. This year, the 12th Annual Publishers’ Meeting was held from 4 to 6 September at the picturesque Greater Wannsee lake in the German capital of Berlin. Over 50 people from about 20 countries, including partners from Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the US, attended.

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EAO welcomes dental implant experts to Paris Sep 15, 2016 | News Europe

EAO welcomes dental implant experts to Paris

PARIS, France: From 29 September to 1 October, osseointegration experts from all over the world will come together at the Palais des Congrès de Paris to discuss current developments in implant dentistry. The annual congress of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), being held for the 25th time, gives dental professionals a unique opportunity to present their latest research and explore current topics in implantology.

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Optimising clinical excellence Sep 15, 2016 | News Europe

Optimising clinical excellence

I admit that I love conventions. We meet old friends there, discover a foreign city and generally have a good time. We also learn and discover small details and new facets about clinical issues we had not thought of previously, but that have the potential to improve the way we practise and allow us to better enjoy the end-results we strive for in treating our patients.

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LA&HA offers comprehensive master’s programme in laser dentistry Sep 15, 2016 | News Europe

LA&HA offers comprehensive master’s programme in laser dentistry

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia: The master’s programme of the Laser and Health Academy (LA&HA), offered at the new LA&HA Institute in Ljubljana, gives dentists the opportunity to learn everything necessary to become a skilled laser specialist. The curriculum developed by the academy provides participants with comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of basic laser principles, as well as the skills and competence needed for using Fotona dental laser systems in a wide range of dental specialties.

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EAO Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

EAO Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

The European Association for Osseointegration will be holding its annual scientific meeting in Paris in France from 29 September to 1 October this year. ...

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International Dental Show 2017

International Dental Show 2017

Held every two years, IDS in Cologne is the largest and most important event for the international dental sector. In 2017, the show will take place from ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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The African dream Sep 14, 2016 | News Europe

The African dream

Jean-Pierre Eudier has dedicated his life to providing high-quality, low-cost dental care at scale in Africa. After almost 40 years of hard work, having visited 38 African countries and set up a continental network in over 40 states, oral health care is slowly becoming a reality. His passion has been the development of minimally invasive dental procedures and as a dentist, he has participated in the establishment of many African dental schools and dental clinics across the continent. During the FDI ...

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DTI joins forces with Israeli Dental Association Sep 13, 2016 | News Europe

DTI joins forces with Israeli Dental Association

TEL AVIV, Israel/LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental Tribune International (DTI) has recently entered into a license partner agreement with the Israeli Dental Association (IDA). Through localised versions of DTI’s various print and online publications, IDA will serve the about 6,000 practising dentists and other dental professionals in Israel, providing them with the latest news and developments in dentistry from the country and abroad.

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Botiss hosts third bone and tissue days in Berlin Sep 12, 2016 | News Europe

Botiss hosts third bone and tissue days in Berlin

BERLIN, Germany: Over 1,000 clinicians and scientists from 60 countries around the globe gathered in Berlin last week to attend bone and tissue days, a premier educational event focusing on dental bone and tissue regeneration organised every two years by botiss biomaterials. From 8 to 10 September, dental professionals had the opportunity to learn about the latest regenerative products and techniques at the bcc Berlin Congress Center.

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Goodbye Poznań, Bienvenido a Madrid Sep 12, 2016 | News Europe

Goodbye Poznań, Bienvenido a Madrid

POZNAŃ, Poland: Members and partners of the FDI World Dental Federation were greeted on Friday by representatives of the Spanish dental association (Consejo General de Colegios de Odontólogos y Estomatólogos de España, CGCOEE) during a lunch reception in Poznań to celebrate the handing over of responsibility for organising the next Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC). To be held from 29 August to 1 September 2017 in the Spanish capital of Madrid, it will be the fourth time that the international ...

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 Interview: “We have a responsibility to find better, safer, affordable alternatives to dental amalgam” Sep 9, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “We have a responsibility to find better, safer, affordable alternatives to dental amalgam”

This morning, the FDI welcomes congress-goers to its 2016 landmark World Oral Health Forum, titled “Are you ready for amalgam phase-down? How the Minamata Convention impacts your dental practice”, in Pavilion 1. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with session chairperson Prof. David Williams, Vice-Chair of the FDI Science Committee, about the challenges and opportunities of the phase-down and determining appropriate responses.

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DuPont study confirming anti-caries effect of xylitol to be presented at FDI congress Sep 8, 2016 | News Europe

DuPont study confirming anti-caries effect of xylitol to be presented at FDI congress

POZNAŃ, Poland/KANTVIK, Finland: New research conducted at Finnish science company DuPont Nutrition and Health has found that caries-causing bacteria ...

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