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FDI and Ivoclar collaborate for oral health promotion project May 4, 2015 | News Europe

FDI and Ivoclar collaborate for oral health promotion project

GENEVA, Switzerland/SCHAAN, Liechtenstein: In order to improve oral health among disadvantaged children in India and Brazil, Ivoclar Vivadent has joined forces with the FDI World Dental Federation. The dental manufacturer will be supporting the FDI in the “Smile around the world” project, an initiative that aims to promote oral health and prevention in children in rural and urban communities in these two countries with limited access to oral health care.

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Irish Dental Association warns of hidden sugars in healthy lifestyle diet Apr 30, 2015 | News Europe

Irish Dental Association warns of hidden sugars in healthy lifestyle diet

CORK, Ireland: The new President of the Irish Dental Association (IDA), Dr Anne Twomey, has warned consumers to be aware of the hidden sugars they may ...

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Interview: “The absence of even simple dental services can greatly affect a child’s future life” Apr 29, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “The absence of even simple dental services can greatly affect a child’s future life”

Today, millions of disadvantaged children worldwide suffer from untreated dental diseases and tooth decay. For most of them, there is no possibility of ...

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Periodontitis linked to heart attacks in kidney disease patients Apr 28, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Periodontitis linked to heart attacks in kidney disease patients

BIRMINGHAM, UK: Over 10 per cent of the adult population suffers from chronic kidney disease (CKD) and those affected often have poor health outcomes owing ...

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Jean-Luc Eiselé bids FDI farewell Apr 27, 2015 | News Europe

Jean-Luc Eiselé bids FDI farewell

GENEVA, Switzerland: After four years, Dr Jean-Luc Eiselé, Executive Director of the FDI World Dental Federation, will be leaving the organisation to pursue new duties and responsibilities at a Swiss local health organisation. He will be succeeded by Enzo Bondioni.

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Irish study shows rise in hospital admissions for severe dental infections Apr 24, 2015 | News Europe

Irish study shows rise in hospital admissions for severe dental infections

DUBLIN, Ireland: Dental infections such as gingivitis, periodontitis and caries affect a large part of the world’s population, cause pain and discomfort and can even result in potentially life-threatening complications, such as infections of the deep fascial spaces of the head and neck. An Irish study has now found that there has been a notable rise in the number of people with severe dental infections requiring hospital admission since the government made substantial cuts to medical expenses in ...

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Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children today Apr 23, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Victorian baby teeth could help predict future health of children today

BRADFORD/DURHAM, UK: A team of researchers at the University of Bradford and Durham University has analysed the teeth of children and adults from two nineteenth-century cemeteries and found that the biochemical composition of teeth that were forming in the womb and during a child’s early years provides insight into the health of the baby’s mother and the future health of the child. These findings could help to develop a simple test on baby teeth to predict potential health problems in adulthood. ...

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Jamie Oliver calls for ban on chewing gum in public Apr 22, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Jamie Oliver calls for ban on chewing gum in public

LONDON, UK: In a personal manifesto, British chef, broadcaster and food campaigner Jamie Oliver has called for a ban on chewing gum in public in order to make Britain a cleaner place to live. Oliver’s appeal refers to the huge amounts of gum residue littering British streets—according to The Independent, there are an estimated 250,000 pieces of old chewing gum caking London’s Oxford Street alone.

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Irish researchers invent intelligent bruxism appliance Apr 21, 2015 | News Europe

Irish researchers invent intelligent bruxism appliance

DUBLIN, Ireland: Bruxism is a dental condition that affects up to a billion people and one in five adults worldwide and can cause severe damage to the dentition and dental restorations. As most bruxism patients grind their teeth during sleep, the condition is difficult to diagnose. A team of Irish researchers has now developed a new technology called SmartSplint to detect and monitor sleep bruxism, enabling dentists to better understand and treat the condition.

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Birmingham welcomes professionals to two days of innovation, learning and fun Apr 17, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Birmingham welcomes professionals to two days of innovation, learning and fun

BIRMINGHAM, UK: A few weeks ago, the International Dental Show in Cologne in Germany achieved another record outcome of 135,000 visitors. During the five days of the show, manufacturers from all over the globe launched their latest dental products and solutions to markets in Europe. At the 2015 Dentistry Show, which open this morning at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, dental professionals in the UK will now have the opportunity to try out the latest materials and tools in dentistry. ...

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Digital dentistry

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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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This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

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Increasing number of European adolescents brush teeth twice a day Apr 17, 2015 | News Nordic

Increasing number of European adolescents brush teeth twice a day

GHENT, Belgium/JYVÄSKYLÄ, Finland/COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An international team of researchers has studied the daily frequency of toothbrushing in adolescents ...

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Highlights for Scandinavian markets Apr 16, 2015 | News Nordic

Highlights for Scandinavian markets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: For the next two days, the Scandinavian dental community will come together for SCANDEFA 2015 at Bella Center in Copenhagen. More ...

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