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International conference to present innovative dental materials Feb 27, 2015 | News Europe

International conference to present innovative dental materials

NUREMBERG, Germany: The university hospitals of Erlangen and Regensburg have announced that they will be hosting the 23rd European Dental Materials Conference in Nuremberg on 27 and 28 August. The international conference provides insights into innovative dental materials and is aimed at both dentists and dental technicians. The theme of the 2015 meeting will be “Composites—CAD/CAM—ceramics”.

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Webinar: Expert presents first purely ceramic-based restorative material Feb 26, 2015 | News Europe

Webinar: Expert presents first purely ceramic-based restorative material

LEIPZIG, Germany: Restorative treatment has undergone rapid development over the last few years and now boasts high-quality materials with very advanced ...

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Oral pathogen protects tumour cells against immune cells Feb 25, 2015 | News Europe

Oral pathogen protects tumour cells against immune cells

JERUSALEM, Israel: Bacteria that are commonly found in the mouth are often abundant in patients with colon cancer, but the potential role of these microbes ...

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FDI introduces WOHD poster app for customised campaigns Feb 24, 2015 | News Europe

FDI introduces WOHD poster app for customised campaigns

GENEVA, Switzerland: This year’s World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is less than one month away and the FDI is aiming to make it bigger than ever. Dentists, ...

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Structured lifestyle helps prevent dental caries in children Feb 23, 2015 | News Europe

Structured lifestyle helps prevent dental caries in children

LEIDEN, Netherlands: Dental caries is one of the most common chronic childhood diseases worldwide and can affect a child’s quality of life significantly. Several studies have identified a correlation between caries and lifestyle factors, such as physical activity and meal frequency. A team of researchers has now found that, especially for younger age groups, regularity and a structured lifestyle are very important for preventing caries.

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Thorough dental care helps retain youthful looks Feb 20, 2015 | News Europe

Thorough dental care helps retain youthful looks

SHARNBROOK, UK/LEIDEN, Netherlands: A new study on lifestyle and appearance has linked personal effort in oral hygiene to perception of facial age. The findings suggest that people with good dental routines and overall oral health can appear up to ten years younger.

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Webinar introduces new option for dental photography Feb 19, 2015 | News Europe

Webinar introduces new option for dental photography

LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental photography can no longer be considered a luxury. It has become an essential tool for dental documentation, communication with the patient or dental laboratory, and self-assessment and can be used as a diagnostic instrument that should be part of standard procedure in the dental practice. In a free webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 23 February, a user will share his experience with a new smart dental digital camera.

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Dental care professionals suitable for performing oral screenings Feb 18, 2015 | News Europe

Dental care professionals suitable for performing oral screenings

MANCHESTER, UK: British researchers have found that oral hygiene therapists can perform screening for common dental diseases as well as general dentists. The finding has important ramifications for service design in public-funded health systems. The study compared the diagnostic test accuracy of hygiene therapists in screening for dental caries and periodontal disease in regularly attending asymptomatic adults.

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Beyond borders: Congress addresses global oral health issues  Feb 17, 2015 | News Europe

Beyond borders: Congress addresses global oral health issues

CAGLIARI, Italy: From 11 to 13 June 2015, the Dentistry Beyond Borders congress, the eighth international meeting of the Italian Dental Association (AIO), will be hosted in Sardinia. In lectures and practical sessions, international experts will debate on present and future challenges in oral health at a venue holding up to 900 participants. As ADA CERP credits will be awarded for the scientific programme, the event offers dentists a great opportunity for continuing education in a pleasant location. ...

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Researcher develops plasma steriliser for medical instruments Feb 16, 2015 | News Europe

Researcher develops plasma steriliser for medical instruments

BOCHUM, Germany: Conventional sterilisation methods are not always effective against all pathogens. By means of plasma, however, exceptionally resistant bacteria strains can be eliminated, as demonstrated by a German researcher who has developed a steriliser that removes germs from medical instruments efficiently without damaging the material.

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 2015

This 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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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day will be celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2015. This year's “Smile for life” campaign will include a wide range ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Study finds even earliest farmers had malocclusion Feb 13, 2015 | News Europe

Study finds even earliest farmers had malocclusion

DUBLIN, Ireland: Malocclusion and dental crowding appear to have spread concomitant with the prehistoric transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture. ...

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Webinar: Expert gives insights into CBCT-based diagnosis of trauma cases Feb 12, 2015 | News Europe

Webinar: Expert gives insights into CBCT-based diagnosis of trauma cases

LEIPZIG, Germany: Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has taken on greater significance over the past few years and has improved the standard of dental ...

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