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Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth Nov 21, 2014 | News Europe

Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth

NEWCASTLE, UK: The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the largest studies of its type ever undertaken has found. The research, a collaboration between Newcastle University, the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and the National Centre for Social Research, showed that oral health is substantially worse among the poorest 20 per cent of society compared with the most wealthy. For those over 65 ...

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First JDR special issue on dental materials and technologies published Nov 21, 2014 | News Americas

First JDR special issue on dental materials and technologies published

ALEXANDRIA, Va., USA: On 19 November, the International and the American Association for Dental Research (JDR) published a new issue of the Journal of ...

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Straumann provides exclusive insights into production site Nov 20, 2014 | Business Europe

Straumann provides exclusive insights into production site

VILLERET, Switzerland: Straumann’s manufacturing plant in Villeret in Switzerland recently opened its doors to representatives of the press to learn ...

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Salivary mucins play active role in fighting cavities Nov 20, 2014 | News Americas

Salivary mucins play active role in fighting cavities

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., USA: Dental caries, one of the most common oral diseases worldwide, is predominantly caused by the Streptococcus mutans bacterium. According ...

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Adults with developmental disabilities need more than just better access to care Nov 20, 2014 | News USA

Adults with developmental disabilities need more than just better access to care

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Despite a policy focus on expanding access to care for adults with developmental disabilities, this vulnerable population continues to have significant dental disease. In the October issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association, researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine report on the first large-scale survey to investigate factors influencing at-home oral care provided by caregivers to adults with developmental ...

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Dental schools from China and Israel sign dental laser research agreement Nov 19, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Dental schools from China and Israel sign dental laser research agreement

BEIJING, China/JERUSALEM, Israel: On 14 November, a multicentre dental laser research agreement was signed between the Peking University School of Stomatology in China and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, one of the most important dental schools in Israel.

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Online reviews: Does Google really forget? Nov 18, 2014 | Editorial

Online reviews: Does Google really forget?

How is your relationship with Google; do you love or hate it? Does it display negative information about your dental practice? With right to be forgotten legislation, relief from career-damaging reviews now seems to be at hand, but does Google really forget?

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Danaher drives forward Nobel Biocare acquisition Nov 18, 2014 | Business Europe

Danaher drives forward Nobel Biocare acquisition

ZURICH, Switzerland/CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: US health care conglomerate Danaher is proceeding with its acquisition of Nobel Biocare shares. The offer period of the public tender offer of Danaher Corporation for all publicly held registered shares of Nobel Biocare expired on 14 November, and Danaher has now released the provisional interim results. A total of 72,001,022 Nobel Biocare shares were tendered under the offer during the offer period.

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Third European JSDEI seminar educates dental and medical professionals on periodontitis and diabetes Nov 17, 2014 | News Europe

Third European JSDEI seminar educates dental and medical professionals on periodontitis and diabetes

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: In celebration of World Diabetes Day, the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston in the US and the Sunstar Foundation held a symposium titled “Diabetes, Oral Health and Nutrition”, which considered the interrelation and interaction between diabetes and oral health, on 14 November 2014. The European Joslin Sunstar Diabetes Education Initiative (JSDEI) seminar drew approximately 280 dental and medical professionals to Frankfurt.

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Greater New York Dental Meeting ready to wow Nov 17, 2014 | News USA

Greater New York Dental Meeting ready to wow

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: A number of new events are on the schedule for the 2014 Greater New York Dental Meeting. Some highlights: The World Implant Expo, four days of innovations in implantology; an expanded exhibit floor with more than 1,700 exhibit booths filled by more than 700 companies; and an expanded ColLABoration Dental Laboratory Meeting, bringing together dentists and tab techs in a highly interactive environment.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next 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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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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Jewish dentist protests against alleged Nazi abbreviation Nov 14, 2014 | News Europe

Jewish dentist protests against alleged Nazi abbreviation

KOBLENZ/NASSAU, Germany: A dentist from Nassau has turned to the public with leaflets to communicate his displeasure with his local Kassenzahnärztliche ...

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Q-Implant Marathon: Hands-on courses for implant placement Nov 14, 2014 | News USA

Q-Implant Marathon: Hands-on courses for implant placement

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Continuing education in dental implantology has traditionally focused on theoretical aspects. However, since 2003, the Trinon Collegium ...

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