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IDS 2015: Digital technology determines daily routine in modern dental practice Jul 30, 2014 | News Europe

IDS 2015: Digital technology determines daily routine in modern dental practice

COLOGNE, Germany: Digital dental procedures are increasingly becoming an essential part of the daily routine in the modern dental practice. They render patient management and treatment planning processes more economical and increase time efficiency. At the upcoming International Dental Show (IDS), digital technologies will thus form a core subject, with many exhibitors presenting their latest product solutions in the field.

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Hepatitis kills almost 1.4 million people every year Jul 28, 2014 | News Europe

Hepatitis kills almost 1.4 million people every year

GENEVA, Switzerland: Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners around the world are celebrating World Hepatitis Day, an initiative to ...

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Research shows differences between male and female dentists Jul 23, 2014 | News Europe

Research shows differences between male and female dentists

BERLIN, Germany: The motivation and objectives of male and female dentists in Germany—thus presumably, in other regions too—differ significantly ...

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Pellet in venison damages three teeth; lawsuit successful Jul 21, 2014 | News Europe

Pellet in venison damages three teeth; lawsuit successful

DACHAU, Germany: A policewoman from Dachau in Germany has successfully sued her employer, the Free State of Bavaria. At a staff Christmas party, the 35-year-old ...

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DTI publishers meet for tenth anniversary in Italy Jul 18, 2014 | News Europe

DTI publishers meet for tenth anniversary in Italy

TURIN, Italy: Over the last three days, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has held its tenth annual publishers’ meeting. This year, the meeting drew over 50 licence partners from the US, Latin America, the Middle East and many other countries from all over the world. Meeting attendees learnt about a number of new projects for the upcoming year and discussed strategic approaches for future development.

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Better oral hygiene could improve survival rates in dialysis patients Jul 18, 2014 | News Europe

Better oral hygiene could improve survival rates in dialysis patients

LUND, Sweden/AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands: Dialysis patients with poor oral health have a higher mortality risk, a Swedish study has found. The research findings corroborate a previous study that found a significant association between moderate to severe periodontal disease and cardiovascular mortality in this patient group.

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Oral piercings pose a health risk Jul 17, 2014 | News Europe

Oral piercings pose a health risk

Piercings in the mouth area pose a health risk not only because the danger of infection in the mouth is very high, but also because oral piercings often cause damage to the gingivae and teeth. Piercing is popular among adolescents and young adults. Common areas for oral piercings are the lips, frenulum, tongue and cheek. However, in these areas especially, complications and long-term side-effects occur frequently.

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Basel plans merger of public and university dental clinics Jul 15, 2014 | News Europe

Basel plans merger of public and university dental clinics

BASEL, Switzerland: The University of Basel has announced plans to merge its university and public dental clinics into one centre, the Universitäres Zentrum für Zahnmedizin Basel (UZB). The new centre is to be located in a building designed especially for this purpose. Swiss architects have already presented the design; however, whether dental treatment will ever be performed in this building is in doubt, as the merger can only take place if the parliament amends a law regarding public ...

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Italian Dental Association hosts international congress Jul 14, 2014 | News Europe

Italian Dental Association hosts international congress

CAGLIARI, Italy: The Italian Dental Association has announced the date of its eighth international congress, with the theme “Focus on dentistry”. The meeting will be held in Sardinia from 11 to 13 June 2015 and see a number of prominent national and international speakers addressing the latest topics in various fields of the profession.

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Fake dentist sentenced for fraud and commercial assault Jul 11, 2014 | News Europe

Fake dentist sentenced for fraud and commercial assault

SALZBURG, Austria: A 24-year-old former dental assistant has been sentenced to 20 months’ conditional imprisonment for practising dentistry without a licence, fraud, and commercial assault. Additionally, the woman, who has no qualifications other than an apprenticeship but secretly performed dental treatment, was also ordered to pay the victims €16,000 in compensation.

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FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

This year, the Indian Dental Association will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. More than 10,000 ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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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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HPV vaccination: Researchers find no increased risk of blood clot  Jul 10, 2014 | News Europe

HPV vaccination: Researchers find no increased risk of blood clot

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Data has suggested a potential association between quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and subsequent venous thromboembolism ...

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Italians tend to avoid dental check-ups Jul 8, 2014 | News Europe

Italians tend to avoid dental check-ups

ROME, Italy: Almost a quarter of Italians have not seen a dentist in the past two years, researchers have found. According to a survey, a significant number ...

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