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KaVo and Henry Schein announce agenda for 3-D dental imaging congress Mar 27, 2015 | Business Americas

KaVo and Henry Schein announce agenda for 3-D dental imaging congress

DALLAS, USA: In collaboration with health care product supplier Henry Schein, dental radiography specialist i-CAT, a brand of KaVo Kerr Group, will be holding the ninth International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging on April 17 and 18. Under the theme "GO 3D. Your Story Starts Here," the event will offer profound insights into 3-D applications in general and specialized dentistry with a focus on airway elevation.

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EGS introduces new solutions for a complete digital workflow Mar 27, 2015 | Business Europe

EGS introduces new solutions for a complete digital workflow

BOLOGNA, Italy/COLOGNE, Germany: With a huge visitor turnout at this year’s International Dental Show (IDS), Italian company EGS has strengthened its ...

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German dental health care system stands out in European comparison Mar 26, 2015 | News Europe

German dental health care system stands out in European comparison

BERLIN, Germany: The Institute of German Dentists has conducted a study to compare different European health care systems based on selected dental treatment ...

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XO Care dental workstations—From Cologne to Australia Mar 26, 2015 | Business Australia & New Zealand

XO Care dental workstations—From Cologne to Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia: With an innovative exhibition concept, XO Care drew many dental professionals to its booth at the International Dental Show (IDS) ...

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Sugar industry may have biased US dental research program in the past Mar 25, 2015 | News Americas

Sugar industry may have biased US dental research program in the past

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: An analysis of historical documents has shown that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) in the 1960s and 1970s and may have influenced its research priorities at the time. In particular, findings indicate that the industry adopted a strategy to deflect attention to public health interventions that would reduce the harm of sugar consumption, rather than restricting intake.

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MIS implants stand out in comparative implant surface study Mar 25, 2015 | Business Europe

MIS implants stand out in comparative implant surface study

BAR-LEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel/COLOGNE, Germany: Israeli manufacturer MIS Implants Technologies has announced that its products have achieved favourable results in an extensive qualitative and quantitative elemental analysis using scanning electron microscopy. The study was conducted on behalf of the Quality and Research Committee of the European Association of Dental Implantologists. It included 65 systems of sterile-packaged implants from 37 manufacturers and ten countries.

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Opposing pricing trends to influence Asia Pacific dental implant market Mar 25, 2015 | Business Asia Pacific

Opposing pricing trends to influence Asia Pacific dental implant market

The various countries in the Asia Pacific region are all expected to demonstrate an increasing demand for dental implant treatments as a result of growing consumer awareness, the ageing population, growing accessibility (such as through the National Health Insurance Service coverage in South Korea), as well as greater product availability and other influencing factors. Traditionally, premium implant companies have dominated the dental implant market globally. However, in recent years, discounted ...

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The new BIOLASE: Practice growth assured Mar 24, 2015 | Business Americas

The new BIOLASE: Practice growth assured

IRIVINE, Calif., USA/COLOGNE, Germany: In 2015, BIOLASE, a leader in the dental laser segment, has had quite a number of changes, including a new president and CEO; a renewed focus on placing customers first; new and improved products, such as WaterLase iPlus 2.0 and EPIC X; and its groundbreaking Practice Growth Guarantee.

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Study locates brain regions that relieve dental pain Mar 23, 2015 | News Americas

Study locates brain regions that relieve dental pain

BOSTON, USA: Although local anesthesia was introduced in dentistry more than 130 years ago, little is known about associated brain mechanisms. New data has now pinpointed brain regions that appear to play a distinct role in dental pain and its relief.

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Survey shows impact of economic crisis on oral health in Portugal Mar 23, 2015 | News Europe

Survey shows impact of economic crisis on oral health in Portugal

PORTO, Portugal: The findings of the first National Oral Health Barometer, an oral health study conducted by the Portuguese Dental Association, indicate that the financial crisis that hit the world in 2008 had a significant impact on access to oral health care in Portugal. The study showed that monetary issues were the primary reason that people interviewed did not see a dentist in the last year.

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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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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Global celebrations for a smile for life on World Oral Health Day Mar 20, 2015 | News Europe

Global celebrations for a smile for life on World Oral Health Day

GENEVA, Switzerland: Today is World Oral Health Day (WOHD) and countries worldwide are celebrating lifelong oral health with a smile for life. Some 95 ...

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Secondhand smoke increases risk of periodontitis Mar 20, 2015 | News Americas

Secondhand smoke increases risk of periodontitis

BOSTON, USA: While there is evidence of the numerous adverse health effects of environmental tobacco smoke, an association between periodontal disease ...

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