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Live webinar to address role and responsibilities of referring dentist Nov 2, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar to address role and responsibilities of referring dentist

LEIPZIG, Germany: An increase in patients’ knowledge and awareness of the medical benefits of implant-supported dentures has likewise increased demand for this treatment modality. Often, the patient is referred to a more surgically experienced dentist for the procedure. In a free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar, Dr Paul Weigl will discuss the role and responsibilities of the referring dentist and how he or she can establish a clear communication channel with the surgeon and any other parties ...

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Straumann and maxon motor enter into partnership Nov 28, 2016 | News Europe

Straumann and maxon motor enter into partnership

BASEL, Switzerland: The Straumann Group and maxon motor have entered into a partnership that includes a joint venture company, maxon dental, located near ...

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ADF 2016: Largest French dental event opens in Paris Nov 22, 2016 | News Europe

ADF 2016: Largest French dental event opens in Paris

PARIS, France: Since the 1970s, the Association Dentaire Française (ADF), the French dental association, has been inviting all members of the dental profession ...

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New products compete for 2016 ADF innovation award Nov 22, 2016 | News Europe

New products compete for 2016 ADF innovation award

PARIS, France: In recognition of scientific and technological product advancements that considerably contribute to improving dental treatment quality and ...

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German scientists to study oral health of refugees Nov 18, 2016 | News Europe

German scientists to study oral health of refugees

FRANKFURT AM MAIN/GREIFSWALD, Germany: Owing to the political situation in several Arabic countries, the number of refugees coming to Europe and especially Germany has increased immensely over the past few years. These refugees are often in urgent need of medical and dental care. However, the German health care system has faced several challenges in providing adequate dental care for every asylum seeker. In order to develop better strategies for dental disease prevention and therapy, researchers ...

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 Live webinar: Optimising workflow in dental practices Nov 17, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: Optimising workflow in dental practices

LEIPZIG, Germany: An efficient workflow is crucial to the smooth operation of any business. In dentistry, every successful treatment must follow an efficient treatment plan, which helps ensure the patient’s commitment to the treatment. In a free webinar hosted by the Dental Tribune Study Club, Tracey Lennemann will return with her popular step-by-step guide on the optimisation of workflow in dental practices, covering a range of treatments, from prophylaxis to periodontal therapy.

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Live webinar: Using CBCT scanning for diagnosing tumours and surgical planning Nov 14, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: Using CBCT scanning for diagnosing tumours and surgical planning

LEIPZIG, Germany: Initially employed in cardiac imaging and radiology, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging is increasingly being used in dentistry to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of a patient’s dental health. In an upcoming free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar, Dr Jörg Mudrak will examine and explain the possibilities of modern CBCT scanning for oral tumour diagnosis, providing an outlook on how this technology will develop in the future.

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FDI 2017 Madrid: Registration now open Nov 14, 2016 | News Europe

FDI 2017 Madrid: Registration now open

MADRID, Spain: The Annual World Dental Congress of the FDI World Dental Federation is the leading platform at which experts from around the globe gather to discuss the latest strategies and technologies to ensure optimal oral health for people worldwide. The association has announced that dental professionals can now register for next year’s congress, which will take place from 29 August to 1 September in the Spanish capital of Madrid.

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International Dental Show 2017

International Dental Show 2017

Held every two years, IDS in Cologne is the largest and most important event for the international dental sector. In 2017, the show will take place from ...

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Dental caries

Dental caries

Dental caries is one of the most common global dieases, affecting 60–90 per cent of schoolchildren and nearly 100 per cent of adults worldwide.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Next opportunity for GDPs to learn more about clear aligners Nov 11, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Next opportunity for GDPs to learn more about clear aligners

LONDON, UK: This year, Align Technology launched Invisalign Go, an aesthetic tooth straightening product specifically designed to meet the needs of general dental practitioners (GDPs). Recently, the Dental Tribune Study Club hosted a free webinar in which two experts explained the benefits of this new treatment option. For those who missed it, Drs Raman Aulakh and Barry Buckley will be back on 24 November to host another webinar on the aligner system.

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AIO–SIDO symposium presents latest updates in orthodontics Nov 8, 2016 | News Europe

AIO–SIDO symposium presents latest updates in orthodontics

CAGLIARI, Italy: As part of the ninth international congress of the Italian Dental Association (AIO), which will be held from 15 to 17 June 2017 in Sardinia in Italy, a special symposium focusing on the most recent developments in orthodontics will be held in collaboration with the Italian Society of Orthodontics (SIDO). The two-day programme will run on 16 and 17 June.

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Bioactive implant coating stimulates healing process Nov 7, 2016 | News Europe

Bioactive implant coating stimulates healing process

TOMSK, Russia: One of the reasons for dental implant failure is rejection of the implant owing to the body’s immune response. Immune cells identify the implant as a foreign body and cause inflammation and finally rejection. A new bioactive coating for medical implants, developed by Russian scientists, may be able to invert this immune mechanism and encourage healing around the implant.

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EFP Perio Workshop focuses on link between caries and periodontal disease Nov 3, 2016 | News Europe

EFP Perio Workshop focuses on link between caries and periodontal disease

LA GRANJA, Spain: From 6 to 9 November, the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the European Organisation for Caries Research (ORCA) will be hosting the 2016 EFP Perio Workshop in La Granja. About 75 experts from both organisations will be at this invitation-only annual event, which is attended by the most pre-eminent periodontology and caries scientists in the world.

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Josef Richter joins GC as chief operating officer Nov 2, 2016 | Business Europe

Josef Richter joins GC as chief operating officer

LUCERNE, Switzerland: GC International has announced that it has appointed Josef Richter as chief operating officer. The former Ivoclar Vivadent sales ...

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Dental implant pharmacology—Part III: Choosing the most suitable drug Oct 28, 2016 | News Europe

Dental implant pharmacology—Part III: Choosing the most suitable drug

POZNAŃ, Poland: Which antibiotics, analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs and anti-periodontitis agent should be used before, during and after implant surgery? ...

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