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ICOI World Congress heads to Barcelona Feb 8, 2016 | News Europe

ICOI World Congress heads to Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain: From 31 March to 2 April, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) will return to Europe for its World Congress. After the 2015 event in Berlin, the ICOI is expecting over 1,000 delegates for this year’s meeting in the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona. Suggestive of the abbreviation for Barcelona, BCN, it will focus on bone, collagen and nature, the three pillars for ensuring a stable base for dental implants to achieve long-term success, the organiser has announced. ...

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Acquisition: Dental Cremer joins Henry Schein global business Feb 8, 2016 | Business Americas

Acquisition: Dental Cremer joins Henry Schein global business

BLUMENAU, Brazil: Henry Schein has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority ownership interest in Dental Cremer, the dental ...

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LOOP: Whitening toothbrush with designer handle Feb 5, 2016 | News Europe

LOOP: Whitening toothbrush with designer handle

TEUFEN, Switzerland: With the introduction of the LOOP toothbrush, Swiss brand megasmile has added another world first to its product portfolio. The handle, ...

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New dental alert system aims at improving patient safety in Europe Feb 4, 2016 | News Europe

New dental alert system aims at improving patient safety in Europe

STRASBOURG, France: Requiring dental regulators in countries within the European Economic Area (EEA) to inform each other once a dental professional has ...

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Hazardous waste management: ADA seeks exemption for dental offices Feb 4, 2016 | News Americas

Hazardous waste management: ADA seeks exemption for dental offices

WASHINGTON, USA: In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a set of regulations for the management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals by health care facilities, in order to strengthen environmental protection while reducing regulatory burden on businesses. The rules proposed by EPA aim to streamline the current regulations governing such waste and to reduce the amount of pharmaceuticals entering waterways. The American Dental Association (ADA) has now urged the agency to exempt ...

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Interview: Improving oral health through scientific evidence Feb 3, 2016 | News Middle East & Africa

Interview: Improving oral health through scientific evidence

Evidence-based dentistry continues to gain acceptance in oral health care. This treatment approach combines the dentist’s expertise, scientific evidence, and patient’s needs and preferences to determine the best patient care. At AEEDC Dubai 2016, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Dr Marcelo W.B. Araujo, Vice President of the Science Institute of the American Dental Association (ADA). Since assuming his current position a year ago, Araujo has focused on initiating scientific ...

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MEDENCY débuts at AEEDC Feb 3, 2016 | News Middle East & Africa

MEDENCY débuts at AEEDC

DUBAI, UAE: This year’s UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC) has seen the launch of MEDENCY, a recently founded Italian company that has been built upon profound global expertise in the dental market and dental lasers in particular. Dental Tribune Online met with the company’s general manager, Alessandro Boschi, at the show in Dubai to learn more about the new business, which will provide a wide range of unique services to customers worldwide under the slogan ...

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New hope for Syrian refugee dentist Feb 3, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

New hope for Syrian refugee dentist

LISBURN, UK: A Northern Ireland businessman has recently started a crowdfunding campaign to help a Syrian refugee qualify to practise as a dentist in the country. Mahfouz was among five families who were resettled from Beirut camps in December as part of the UK’s refugee aid programme.

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AEEDC: Neoss unveils new device for measuring implant stability Feb 3, 2016 | Business Middle East & Africa

AEEDC: Neoss unveils new device for measuring implant stability

DUBAI, UAE: UK-based global dental implant company Neoss is officially launching its business in the Middle Eastern region at AEEDC Dubai 2016. In addition, the company is introducing its Neoss PenguinRFA instrument for measuring implant stability. The product offers treatment guidance and predictability and is an easy-to-use and affordable solution for all clinicians working with implants.

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Anniversary dental meeting starts in Dubai Feb 2, 2016 | News Middle East & Africa

Anniversary dental meeting starts in Dubai

DUBAI, UAE: This week, the Dubai World Trade Centre will welcome dental professionals from all over the globe to the 20th UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC Dubai 2016). Held for the first time in 1997, the event has become one of the largest and most important dental meetings worldwide, attracting tens of thousands of clinicians, scientists and industry representatives each year. About 40,000 are expected to attend this year's event.

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day was celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2016. The campaign includes a wide range of awareness-raising activities organised ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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The role of the hygienist in the twenty-first century Feb 2, 2016 | News Middle East & Africa

The role of the hygienist in the twenty-first century

Since the recent launch of the Emirates Dental Hygienists’ Club in the UAE, it could not be a more appropriate time to discuss the growing role of the ...

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Study explores dentists’ views on teledentistry Feb 2, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Study explores dentists’ views on teledentistry

PERTH, Australia: Although teledentistry has shown to be a valuable addition to regular dental services in pilot programmes in remote and underserved areas, ...

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