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Interview: “I do not see how the situation can improve” Jul 27, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “I do not see how the situation can improve”

Educated in Manchester and a dentist at heart, Dr Stefanos Morfis opened his first practice in Athens five years ago, right at the beginning of the debt crisis in Greece. Five years later, he is selling it owing to the economic circumstances and is planning to register with the General Dental Council in order to start working as a dentist in Britain. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with him last week about the situation of dentists in his home country and the reasons he has chosen ...

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New study suggests many dental implants may be prone to fracture Jul 27, 2015 | News Europe

New study suggests many dental implants may be prone to fracture

HAIFA, Israel: An examination of 100 biologically failed dental implants has found that more than 60 per cent of these implants showed signs of mechanical ...

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Online course presents novel anterior restorative Jul 23, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Online course presents novel anterior restorative

LEIPZIG, Germany: A free webinar, presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 30 July, will introduce a novel anterior restorative from the makers of ...

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ICOI and German affiliates to hold World Congress in Berlin Jul 21, 2015 | News Europe

ICOI and German affiliates to hold World Congress in Berlin

BERLIN, Germany: For more than three decades, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) has drawn dental professionals to various places ...

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Interview: “There is a general sense of frustration throughout the world” Jul 17, 2015 | News Europe

Interview: “There is a general sense of frustration throughout the world”

With the first World Congress on Controversies in Dentistry (CoDent), Dr Dov Sydney from Israel and Prof. Mauro Labanca from Italy are aiming to make news by reaching current conclusions to ongoing debates in the field through evidence-based dentistry, as well as expert opinion and speaker–audience discussions. Dental Tribune International had the opportunity to speak with them about their concept, general information overload in dentistry and the upcoming launch of CoDent in Barcelona in Spain ...

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Webinar: What to look for in a 3-D imaging solution Jul 16, 2015 | News Europe

Webinar: What to look for in a 3-D imaging solution

BIBERACH, Germany: With its large range of indications and improved possibilities for planning and diagnosis, 3-D imaging offers an interesting addition or even alternative to 2-D radiographs. However, the criteria for choosing a 3-D imaging solution to match the individual practice requirements can be challenging. A free webinar, presented by the KaVo Academy on 22 July, will explain how to select the most suitable system for your practice.

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Study finds varying disinfection protocols of endodontists and general dentists Jul 14, 2015 | News Europe

Study finds varying disinfection protocols of endodontists and general dentists

MADRID, Spain: A team of researchers from the department of endodontics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid has conducted a study to determine whether there are differences in the disinfection protocols of endodontists and general dentists. The scientists found that endodontists are more likely to keep up to date with protocols published in the literature, whereas general dentists rely on protocols learnt during their dental training.

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Webinar introduces laser-supported periodontal treatment concept Jul 10, 2015 | News Europe

Webinar introduces laser-supported periodontal treatment concept

LEIPZIG, Germany: A new webinar, to be presented by the BIOLASE Campus on 15 July, will demonstrate a laser supported concept for periodontal therapy, developed by German dentist and researcher Prof. Norbert Gutknecht. The online course is free of charge and offers participants the opportunity to earn a continuing education credit.

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EFP delegation visits European Parliament Jul 9, 2015 | News Europe

EFP delegation visits European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A delegation from the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), led by President Prof. Sören Jepsen, visited the European Parliament in Brussels on 17 June for a full agenda of meetings and networking. The aim of the visit was to highlight the importance of gingival health for improving the overall health and well-being of European citizens, as well as public health in the EU.

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Webinar: Experts explain dental applications of 3-D printing Jul 8, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Webinar: Experts explain dental applications of 3-D printing

LEIPZIG, Germany: With the Objet260 Dental Selection 3-D printer from Stratasys, one can produce realistic models for a variety of dental and orthodontic applications. A webinar, presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 16 July, offers participants an opportunity to become acquainted with Stratasys 3-D printers and the printing materials for the dental industry.

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Review: International Dental Show 2015

Review: International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) drew dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time to Cologne. Altogether, ...

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Bio-Emulation movement continues to grow Jul 7, 2015 | News Europe

Bio-Emulation movement continues to grow

BERLIN, Germany: On 4 and 5 July, the 2015 Bio-Emulation Colloquium was held in Berlin in Germany. The event, which was organised by the Dental Tribune ...

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Tremendous year-on-year growth in World Oral Health Day outreach Jul 6, 2015 | News Europe

Tremendous year-on-year growth in World Oral Health Day outreach

GENEVA, Switzerland: The FDI World Dental Federation recently presented the final figures for World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2015, which took place on 20 ...

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