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FDI calls for preventive focus in pursuit of a smile for life Mar 6, 2015 | News Europe

FDI calls for preventive focus in pursuit of a smile for life

GENEVA, Switzerland: Governments, national dental associations, schools, communities and families have an important role to play in effective prevention strategies, in particular by raising awareness of good oral hygiene and habits contributing to good oral health. In the weeks leading up to World Oral Health Day on 20 March, the FDI World Dental Federation is calling for a focus on prevention to help achieve a healthy smile for life.

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Latest version of Oral-B app unveiled at 2015 Mobile World Congress Mar 5, 2015 | News Europe

Latest version of Oral-B app unveiled at 2015 Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, Spain: One week prior to the International Dental Show, Procter & Gamble has previewed a new version of its smartphone and tablet application ...

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Dentist charged for death of patient after trying to extract 20 teeth Mar 5, 2015 | News Americas

Dentist charged for death of patient after trying to extract 20 teeth

HARTFORD, Conn., USA: A 45-year-old dentist from Connecticut has been charged with a misdemeanor count of criminally negligent homicide and a felony count ...

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Interview: "Encourage your children to smile often, for it is the beginning step to building a child's self-esteem" Mar 4, 2015 | News Americas

Interview: "Encourage your children to smile often, for it is the beginning step to building a child's self-esteem"

Smiling is a universal language. A simple smile can lift the spirits and bring people closer together. In order to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile, ...

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KaVo Kerr Group to present more than 35 new products at IDS Mar 4, 2015 | Business Europe

KaVo Kerr Group to present more than 35 new products at IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: KaVo Kerr Group, a global portfolio of leading dental brands, plans to present more than 35 new products at the 36th International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne. The group delivers products and solutions to 99 per cent of dental practices worldwide, making IDS—the world’s leading trade fair for the dental industry—the ideal stage to share the latest it has to offer. More than 125,000 attendees from 149 different countries are expected at the trade show, which will be held from ...

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3-D-printed models revolutionise oral and maxillofacial surgery Mar 3, 2015 | News Europe

3-D-printed models revolutionise oral and maxillofacial surgery

MAINZ, Germany: Dentists at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz are using the innovative technology of 3-D printing to create exact patient-customised models for various surgical procedures. This novel method helps to optimise individualised medicine by facilitating precise work in the fields of reconstructive surgery and implantology.

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Interview: “It is our mission to simplify dental implantology” Mar 3, 2015 | News Europe

Interview: “It is our mission to simplify dental implantology”

MIS Implants Technologies is a global specialist in the development and production of advanced dental implantology products and solutions. At the beginning of 2015, Dental Tribune International met with CEO Idan Kleifeld at the MIS headquarters and main production facility in Israel to learn more about the company, which began as a small family-run start-up in 1995, and has since evolved into one of the largest global dental implant manufacturers over the past decade.

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Periodontal disease more prevalent among ethnic minorities Mar 2, 2015 | News Americas

Periodontal disease more prevalent among ethnic minorities

ATLANTA, USA: Periodontal disease is a major public health concern across all populations worldwide. In the U.S. alone, it affects almost half of the adult population. A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now indicated that the condition is most prevalent and severe in ethnic minorities in the U.S.

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Straumann staff agrees to adjusted reduction proposal Mar 2, 2015 | Business Europe

Straumann staff agrees to adjusted reduction proposal

BASEL, Switzerland: Swiss dental company Straumann has informed its staff about the outcome of an internal survey concerning cost reduction measures to mitigate the impact of the significant appreciation of the Swiss franc against major currencies in which the group conducts business—especially the euro. The proposed measures are aimed at maintaining profitability, protecting the business in Switzerland and avoiding job losses.

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Meeting review: 150th Midwinter Meeting in Chicago Mar 1, 2015 | News USA

Meeting review: 150th Midwinter Meeting in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: “A Midwinter Celebration” was the theme for the Chicago Dental Society’s sesquicentennial Midwinter Meeting, which took place Feb. 26 to 28 at McCormick Place West. Nearly 30,000 dental professionals were in attendance. In the exhibit hall, more than 700 companies showcased their products and services. Many introduced new technology or launched new corporate initiatives.

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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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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Interview: “It is very difficult to escape from your professional status” Feb 27, 2015 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “It is very difficult to escape from your professional status”

Having been actively involved in the health care business for over 30 years, Sydney-based practice manager Gary Smith is well aware of the shifting demands ...

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International conference to present innovative dental materials Feb 27, 2015 | News Europe

International conference to present innovative dental materials

NUREMBERG, Germany: The university hospitals of Erlangen and Regensburg have announced that they will be hosting the 23rd European Dental Materials Conference ...

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