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EAO Paris: A feast for excellence in dental implantology Sep 29, 2016 | News Europe

EAO Paris: A feast for excellence in dental implantology

PARIS, France: The area around Porte Maillot in Paris in France saw more activity than usual this morning, when the 25th annual scientific meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) began here today at the Palais des Congrès de Paris. While the official congress programme commenced only after lunch, many attendees used the morning to visit the accompanying trade exhibition to learn about the latest innovations and solutions in the fields of osseointegration and implant dentistry. ...

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Osstell symposium: Experts discuss benefits of ISQ diagnostics in daily practice Sep 29, 2016 | News Europe

Osstell symposium: Experts discuss benefits of ISQ diagnostics in daily practice

Today, dentists are facing increasing challenges in implant treatment: the continual development of digital technology, a growing number of high-risk patients ...

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Interview: “Dentists cannot blindly rely on the computer-guided approach” Sep 29, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: “Dentists cannot blindly rely on the computer-guided approach”

Technologies such as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), intra-oral scanners and CAD/CAM techniques have introduced a computer-guided workflow into dentistry, ...

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New Aussie research confirms dental benefits of water fluoridation Sep 29, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

New Aussie research confirms dental benefits of water fluoridation

SYDNEY, Australia: Anti-fluoride groups in Australia have repeatedly asserted that water fluoridation poses potential health dangers. However, the findings ...

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"In the not-so-distant-future, half of all treatments will be done with aligners" Sep 29, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

"In the not-so-distant-future, half of all treatments will be done with aligners"

Vancouver orthodontist, Dr Sam Daher is one of the world’s leading experts in clear aligner treatment. Having performed more than 4,000 treatments with Invisalign, he currently runs two practices entirely specialised in this treatment modality in addition to his other four clinics. At the recent British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) in Brighton in the UK, where he presented a paper on open-bite treatment with clear aligners, Dental Tribune had the opportunity to speak with him about the benefits ...

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MIS expands its worldwide business to the British Isles Sep 28, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

MIS expands its worldwide business to the British Isles

LONDON, UK: According to the latest statistics from market intelligence provider iData Research, the UK market for dental implant fixtures is currently showing the highest growth in Europe mainly owing to its under-penetration compared with countries like Germany, Switzerland and Italy. This makes the country attractive for many small and medium-sized providers, which are now seizing the opportunity to gain a share of this promising market. One of them is Israel-based company MIS—an acronym for ...

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Directa Dental Group acquires Parkell Sep 28, 2016 | Business Nordic

Directa Dental Group acquires Parkell

UPPLANDS VÄSBY, Sweden/EDGEWOOD, N.Y., USA: Directa Dental Group develops, manufactures and markets a complete line of dental consumables, materials and electronics worldwide. In order to expand its business in its key market segment, the Swedish company has recently acquired Parkell, a U.S.-based manufacturer of dental materials and dental electronics.

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Walking among giants: Marketing dentistry in the global connected economy Sep 27, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Walking among giants: Marketing dentistry in the global connected economy

"In an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention." These prophetic lines were shared by Nobel laureate and social scientist Dr Herbert Simon in 1971. It seems incredible to think that his words predate the Internet by 20 years.

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Henry Schein symposium addresses key topics in orthodontics Sep 27, 2016 | News Europe

Henry Schein symposium addresses key topics in orthodontics

BARCELONA, Spain: Over the weekend, the orthodontic division of global dental supplier Henry Schein hosted its second annual European Carriere Symposium. The event focused on orthodontic excellence and technology, and its implications for the future of orthodontics. Topics ranged from advancements in self-ligation to airway-friendly orthodontics and digital orthodontics. From 22 to 24 September, more than 200 orthodontists and staff members attended the event, which was held at the famous five-star ...

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Interview: Shift happens Sep 27, 2016 | News Europe

Interview: Shift happens

For the second European Carriere Symposium, event organizer Henry Schein Orthodontics prepared a comprehensive overview of the latest technologies and evidence-based treatment protocols in the field in collaboration with program chairperson Dr. David Paquette. In this interview, the prominent orthodontist, who has been a practitioner and teacher for more than 35 years, shares his ideas about future challenges in the profession and the role of continuing education.

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Osteology Symposium goes Down Under Sep 26, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Osteology Symposium goes Down Under

MELBOURNE, Australia: The Osteology Foundation has announced that it will be holding a national symposium in Melbourne themed “Strategies for predictable regeneration—Today and tomorrow” in June next year. This will be the first time an Osteology Foundation event will take place on the Australian continent.

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New Philips Sonicare toothbrush encourages better brushing habits Sep 26, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

New Philips Sonicare toothbrush encourages better brushing habits

LONDON, UK: Dental professionals regularly encourage their patients to implement a thorough oral care routine on a daily basis. However, between dental check-ups, their advice often passes out of mind. In order to bridge this gap and to help people improve their oral health through personalised guidance, Philips has developed the new Sonicare FlexCare Platinum Connected. At a launch event held in London on 16 September, the company introduced its first connected electric toothbrush for adults featuring ...

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Live webinar: Rough surfaces as a risk factor for peri-implantitis Sep 23, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: Rough surfaces as a risk factor for peri-implantitis

LEIPZIG, Germany: Research on peri-implantitis, an inflammatory lesion of the tissue surrounding the implant, has mainly focused on the oral microbiota. As a contributing factor, the implant’s surface roughness might have a significant impact on the quantity and quality of the plaque formed, which in turn may increase the risk of peri-implantitis. However, the role of moderately rough implant surfaces and their alleged association with peri-implant pathologies compared with machined implant surfaces ...

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Nanoscale structure of enamel gives insights into carious process Sep 23, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Nanoscale structure of enamel gives insights into carious process

SYDNEY, Australia: Caries results from the progressive dissolution of dental enamel. In order to develop effective treatments for the condition, an understanding of the structure of enamel and the processes by which it forms and dissolves is required. Using a relatively new microscopy technique called atom probe tomography, an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Sydney has gained crucial insights into the composition and structure of the material at an atomic scale.

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EAO Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

EAO Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

The European Association for Osseointegration will be holding its annual scientific meeting in Paris in France from 29 September to 1 October this year. ...

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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Seven dental marketing mistakes... and how to avoid them Sep 23, 2016 | Practice Management

Seven dental marketing mistakes... and how to avoid them

As a dental professional, you face unfamiliar challenges in running and marketing your practice. You are confronted with increased competition (both locally and abroad), an oversupply of dentists, ever rising practice operating costs, and more marketing-savvy patients. On top of this, your potential patients are becoming more discerning about where they go for dental treatment, with many heading overseas.

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Interview: “Adults offer exciting and rewarding challenges for the entire dental team” Sep 22, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “Adults offer exciting and rewarding challenges for the entire dental team”

During the conference of the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) this week in Brighton, Dr Robert Kirschen from Reigate and Prof. Ama Johal from London are ...

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Danish Health Authority releases guidelines on use of antibiotics in dentistry Sep 22, 2016 | News Nordic

Danish Health Authority releases guidelines on use of antibiotics in dentistry

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: The Danish Health Authority has released new national guidelines addressing the use of antibiotics in dental care. In light of increasing ...

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