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Study: Bacteriocin inhibits P. gingivalis and stimulates tissue healing Jan 13, 2017 | News Europe

Study: Bacteriocin inhibits P. gingivalis and stimulates tissue healing

ÖREBRO, Sweden: In investigating novel methods for diagnosis and prevention of Porphyromonas gingivalis infection and periodontitis, a Swedish study has examined the effects of the bacteriocin PLNC8 αβ, an antimicrobial peptide produced by the Lactobacillus plantarum strain NC8. The analysis showed that PLNC8 αβ inhibited the growth of P. gingivalis and simultaneously stimulated the release of growth factors from cells involved in tissue and wound healing.

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IDS 2017: Organisers to stage Career Day again  Jan 11, 2017 | News Europe

IDS 2017: Organisers to stage Career Day again

COLOGNE, Germany: After its successful launch in 2015, Career Day will be hosted again during this year’s International Dental Show (IDS), the organisers ...

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Ancient dental plaque reveals dietary habits of early human species Jan 9, 2017 | News Europe

Ancient dental plaque reveals dietary habits of early human species

YORK, UK/BARCELONA, Spain: Based on their study of dental plaque from Europe’s oldest hominin, scientists have concluded that the region’s earliest ...

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To what extent is prevention addressed in dental education? Jan 9, 2017 | Dental Hygiene

To what extent is prevention addressed in dental education?

It is that time of the year when students are busy finishing their semester at the dental school. For first-semester students, the next five to six years ...

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Proving effective oral instructions in a clinical setting Jan 6, 2017 | News Europe

Proving effective oral instructions in a clinical setting

Despite advances in good oral health care, many patients and dental professionals remain uncertain about oral physiopathology and the concept of disruption of interdental biofilm. Although patients may have bought more oral care products and become more interested in their dental hygiene, many still do not know how to use them correctly. A previous article introduced to the outstanding research done by Prof. Denis Bourgeois, Dean of the University of Lyon’s dental faculty in France. He presented ...

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Interview: “NovaBone gives us beautiful results” Jan 5, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “NovaBone gives us beautiful results”

Guided bone regeneration (GBR) is a common and very successful procedure used in oral implantology when ridge deformities exist. Using a variety of bone graft materials, GBR has been used to treat localised ridge deformities and to augment and preserve alveolar bone. During the 2016 Congress of the European Association for Osseointegration, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to interview Drs Tarun Kumar and Praful Bali, two established Indian implantology specialists. In Paris, Kumar and his ...

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Why interdental brushes are essential for good oral health Jan 4, 2017 | News Europe

Why interdental brushes are essential for good oral health

KRIENS, Switzerland: Prof. Denis Bourgeois is not only the Dean of the University of Lyon’s dental faculty in France but also a pioneer in research on oral prophylaxis, interdental biofilm management and interdental brushing techniques. He was the first to test for 19 major pathogens in the interdental biofilm known to be involved in periodontitis in young healthy adults. Furthermore, he has suggested interdental brushes to prevent interdental biofilm accumulation as well as to decrease the development ...

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Novel implant coating could facilitate bone integration Jan 3, 2017 | News Europe

Novel implant coating could facilitate bone integration

LEIOA, Spain: Oral infections are regarded as one of the main reasons that dental implants fail. Spanish researchers are currently developing antibacterial implant coatings that are capable of preventing and eliminating potential bacterial infections while providing the implants with osseointegration properties.

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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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Prevention in dentistry

Prevention in dentistry

In addition to daily brushing and annual dental visits, a number of preventive measures can be taken to avoid oral diseases.

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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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Researchers develop sustainable handle for organic toothbrush Jan 2, 2017 | News Europe

Researchers develop sustainable handle for organic toothbrush

HANOVER, Germany: German scientists have developed a novel polylactic acid-based handle for an organic toothbrush. The long-lasting handle mainly consists of renewable raw materials that have not been genetically modified. The toothbrush, which has been available for some time, has exchangeable bristles that are made of miswak, a wood that naturally contains fluorides and other tooth-caring substances.

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Dental Tribune International: 2016 in review Dec 30, 2016 | News Europe

Dental Tribune International: 2016 in review

LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental Tribune International (DTI) looks back on 2016, a year that has brought about many new publications, partnerships and exciting projects. The publisher wishes its readers and its publishing and industry partners a season of joy. DTI is looking forward to continued success in 2017, for which preparations are already in full swing at their offices.

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Disney team uses smartphone to generate realistic-looking teeth Dec 27, 2016 | News Europe

Disney team uses smartphone to generate realistic-looking teeth

ZURICH, Switzerland: A Disney Research team has developed a model-based method to realistically reconstruct teeth for digital actors by using just a few photos or a short smartphone video of the mouth. This new technique enables them to digitally reconstruct teeth despite some of them being obscured in the images by the edges of the mouth or by other teeth.

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DTI Season's Greetings Dec 23, 2016 | News Europe

DTI Season's Greetings

LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental Tribune International (DTI) would like to wish each and every one of its readers a very happy Festive Season and a prosperous and peaceful New Year.

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Red Dot Design Award 2017: Organisers call for submissions Dec 21, 2016 | News Europe

Red Dot Design Award 2017: Organisers call for submissions

ESSEN, Germany: In recent years, a number of dental products were awarded the Red Dot Award for their outstanding design. In 2017, a jury of experts will ...

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European Aligner Society to host first EAS Aligner Lab Dec 15, 2016 | News Europe

European Aligner Society to host first EAS Aligner Lab

VIENNA, Austria: One year after its successful first European Aligner Congress, the European Aligner Society (EAS) will be holding the first EAS Aligner ...

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