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“Smile for life” campaign: FDI encourages people to limit sugar intake Jan 27, 2015 | News Europe

“Smile for life” campaign: FDI encourages people to limit sugar intake

GENEVA, Switzerland: As World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2015 approaches, FDI World Dental Federation advises people to consider the impact of frequent sugar consumption on their smile for life. Dental caries is the most common non-communicable disease in the world, and research has demonstrated that sugars are the main cause of tooth decay.

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Interview: “I believe we will stop using posts, crowns, metal alloys and intentional endodontics” Jan 26, 2015 | News Europe

Interview: “I believe we will stop using posts, crowns, metal alloys and intentional endodontics”

Among stem cells, 3-D and aesthetic advancements, minimally invasive treatment is one of the main challenges in dentistry in the future. The eighth international ...

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Interview: “Bowie’s teeth were like everything else about him: different” Jan 23, 2015 | News Europe

Interview: “Bowie’s teeth were like everything else about him: different”

David Bowie was undoubtedly a major figure in popular music in the 1970s and 1980s. He is also one of the many celebrities who have undergone cosmetic ...

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Webinar demonstrates CBCT’s range of applications beyond implantology Jan 22, 2015 | News Europe

Webinar demonstrates CBCT’s range of applications beyond implantology

LEIPZIG, Germany: In recent years, dental cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become popular, especially among implantologists. However, many other ...

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Interview: Another record outcome for IDS Jan 21, 2015 | News Europe

Interview: Another record outcome for IDS

With registrations in early January already surpassing those for the 2013 show, a record number of dental companies will be at the next edition of the International Dental Show (IDS). Over 125,000 dental professionals are also expected at the world’s largest dental showcase, which will be held in Cologne in Germany in about two months’ time. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Chief Operating Officer Katharina C. Hamma about the challenges that come with organising ...

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Gibraltar makes registration of dental professions mandatory Jan 20, 2015 | News Europe

Gibraltar makes registration of dental professions mandatory

GIBRALTAR: Dental technicians and hygienists who want to work in Gibraltar have to be registered with the territory’s Medical Registration Board from now on. The change in regulation also applies to dental and orthodontic therapists, as well as members of 19 other allied health professions or professions supplementary to medicine, the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) said.

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International head and neck cancer experts meet for symposium Jan 19, 2015 | News Europe

International head and neck cancer experts meet for symposium

ESSEN, Germany: Experts from 20 nations will gather in Germany from 22 to 24 January for the First International Symposium on Tumor–Host Interaction in Head and Neck Cancer. The symposium will be held in Essen and continues a series of annual meetings on experimental head and neck oncology in collaboration with the oncology working group of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.

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Extent of disease affects severity of periodontitis-related heart attacks  Jan 16, 2015 | News Europe

Extent of disease affects severity of periodontitis-related heart attacks

GRANADA, Spain: The relationship between periodontitis and heart attack has been investigated to some extent; however, it has not been established whether the extent of periodontitis influences the infarct size. Researchers from the University of Granada have now demonstrated that the extent and severity of chronic periodontitis is indeed related to the size of acute myocardial infarct.

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DTI keeps IDS visitors up to date with daily newsletter Jan 15, 2015 | News Europe

DTI keeps IDS visitors up to date with daily newsletter

COLOGNE, Germany: In collaboration with German publisher OEMUS MEDIA, Dental Tribune International (DTI) will be publishing a new edition of the today daily newspaper during the International Dental Show (IDS) this year in Cologne. In addition to the print edition, DTI will be providing the latest news from the event online to subscribers worldwide through its today e-newsletter on a daily basis.

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Study finds e-learning as good as traditional training for health professionals Jan 14, 2015 | News Europe

Study finds e-learning as good as traditional training for health professionals

LONDON, UK: Electronic learning could enable millions more students to train as doctors and nurses worldwide, according to the latest research. A review commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and carried out by Imperial College London researchers concluded that e-learning is likely to be as effective as traditional methods for training health professionals. These new findings support the approach to continuing education Dental Tribune International (DTI) has adopted with its free online ...

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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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Fire threatens IDS Strictly Dental Night Jan 12, 2015 | News Europe

Fire threatens IDS Strictly Dental Night

COLOGNE, Germany: Not long before the start of the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, a fire has threatened the location of the traditional closing ...

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Dental practice costs in Germany keep increasing Jan 7, 2015 | News Europe

Dental practice costs in Germany keep increasing

COLOGNE, Germany: The costs for dentists establishing their own practice in Germany have increased significantly, according to a report published by the ...

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