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Dentist is No. 1 job of 2017 Jan 18, 2017 | News Americas

Dentist is No. 1 job of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: According to U.S. News & World Report, which releases a list of the top 100 jobs in America every year, the profession of dentist is the best in 2017, with regard to growth potential, work–life balance and salary. Overall, health care jobs dominated the rankings.

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The clinical effects of insertion torque for implants placed in healed ridges: A two-year randomized controlled clinical trial Jan 18, 2017 | DT Science

The clinical effects of insertion torque for implants placed in healed ridges: A two-year randomized controlled clinical trial

Several factors are involved in the achievement of implant primary stability, such as the insertion torque, the implant’s macrogeometry, the surgical ...

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Orthodontic supplies market: Report predicts highest growth rate in Asia Pacific Jan 18, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Orthodontic supplies market: Report predicts highest growth rate in Asia Pacific

PUNE, India: While North America and Europe are expected to have accounted for the largest share of the regional segments in the global orthodontic supplies ...

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Implant treatment plan should be adapted for smokers, research suggests Jan 17, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Implant treatment plan should be adapted for smokers, research suggests

XI’AN, China: A Chinese study comparing implant stability and peri-implant tissue response in heavy smokers and non-smokers has found that smoking did ...

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Ascend Dental Academy now official education partner of OCO Biomedical Jan 17, 2017 | Business Americas

Ascend Dental Academy now official education partner of OCO Biomedical

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., USA: Ascend Dental Academy, a U.S. provider of advanced training to dental professionals and dental practice staff, has announced that it will be serving as the exclusive education partner of dental implant manufacturer OCO Biomedical. As part of the agreement, the academy will be providing dentists with comprehensive dental implant surgical and restorative training.

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Surgical treatment of circumferential and semicircumferential defects due to periimplantitis: A prospective case series cohort study Jan 17, 2017 | DT Science

Surgical treatment of circumferential and semicircumferential defects due to periimplantitis: A prospective case series cohort study

Different surgical treatment strategies for periimplantitis using graft material and membranes have been suggested. However, in these, the microbiological aspects of the periimplant environment were underestimated. The present preliminary study was aimed at analyzing a new clinical approach based on disinfection of the implant connection and of the implant surface, as well as the use of only a self-stabilizing graft material in the treatment of circumferential and semicircumferential bony defects ...

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Interview: “The future of ceramic implants is really bright for many reasons” Jan 16, 2017 | News Americas

Interview: “The future of ceramic implants is really bright for many reasons”

SILVER SPRINGS, USA: When it comes to materials used in implantology, titanium and titanium alloys have always been the material of choice. However, recent advancements in the functionality of ceramic implants have positioned them as a viable, metal-free alternative with antiallergenic properties and greater aesthetic appeal. The International Academy of Ceramic Implantology (IAOCI) is an association entirely dedicated to ceramic and metal free alternatives to metal-based implants. Dental Tribune ...

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A systematic review on the definition of periimplantitis: Limits related to the various diagnoses proposed Jan 16, 2017 | DT Science

A systematic review on the definition of periimplantitis: Limits related to the various diagnoses proposed

The aim of this comprehensive systematic review was to present the different definitions of periimplantitis proposed in the literature.

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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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Activists urge EPA to prohibit water fluoridation Jan 13, 2017 | News Americas

Activists urge EPA to prohibit water fluoridation

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: A number of anti-fluoride groups and individuals have submitted a petition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging it to ban the addition of fluoride to U.S. water supplies owing to the neurotoxic risk of the chemical. The groups believe that EPA is neglecting its obligation to regulate the use of harmful additives to drinking water and protect the public against this hazard.

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Many scuba divers may experience dental symptoms Jan 12, 2017 | News Americas

Many scuba divers may experience dental symptoms

BUFFALO, N.Y., USA: According to the findings of a new study, recreational divers should consider consulting with their dentist before diving if they have recently received dental care. The study found that over 40 percent of divers experienced dental symptoms, such as tooth, jaw and periodontal pain, loosened crowns and broken dental fillings, owing to constant jaw clenching and fluctuations in the atmospheric pressure underwater.

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Planmeca supports university in Helsinki Jan 12, 2017 | Business Europe

Planmeca supports university in Helsinki

HELSINKI, Finland: On 6 December 2017, Finland will look back on 100 years of independence from the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. As its contribution to the celebrations throughout the year and to the country, Planmeca, one of the world’s largest dental equipment manufacturers, is making a “substantial” donation to Aalto University in Helsinki. In this manner, the company aims to invest in high-quality education and research.

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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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Periimplant soft-tissue management in patients with a fibula free flap reconstruction: Case series and description of a new technique Jan 12, 2017 | DT Science

Periimplant soft-tissue management in patients with a fibula free flap reconstruction: Case series and description of a new technique

The aim of the present pilot case series study was to present a new technique for managing the periimplant soft tissue before implant placement, the soft-tissue template technique.

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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 have announced. Young people seeking a career in the dental industry, as well as experienced dental professionals looking for job opportunities or further training, will have the opportunity to meet with representatives of prominent dental companies from all over the world.

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Open-healing approach to avoid flap mobilization and subsequent morbidity Jan 11, 2017 | DT Science

Open-healing approach to avoid flap mobilization and subsequent morbidity

This retrospective analysis evaluated the outcome of bone regeneration using membranes in an open-healing approach.

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King’s College proves method to help teeth repair themselves Jan 10, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

King’s College proves method to help teeth repair themselves

LONDON, UK: Scientists from the Dental Institute at King’s College London have reported on a new approach found to be successful in mobilising the growth ...

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FDA bans most powdered gloves Jan 10, 2016 | News Americas

FDA bans most powdered gloves

SILVER SPRING, Md., USA: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule banning the use of most powdered medical gloves in the country. ...

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