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EuroPerio8: DTI to publish official congress newspaper May 6, 2015 | News United Kingdom

EuroPerio8: DTI to publish official congress newspaper

LONDON, UK/LEIPZIG, Germany: Undoubtedly, the EuroPerio Congress today is among the leading conferences for periodontology and implant dentistry worldwide. Dental Tribune International (DTI) has recently signed an agreement with the event’s organiser, the European Federation of Periodontology, one of the largest dental associations in Europe, to establish DTI’s today show daily newspaper as the official congress guide of EuroPerio8.

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Electric therapy may relieve dry mouth May 6, 2015 | News Asia Pacific

Electric therapy may relieve dry mouth

UDAIPUR, India: A new study from India has demonstrated that transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), one of the most common therapies in clinical ...

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Prehistoric teeth connect modern humans with Neanderthal demise May 5, 2015 | News Europe

Prehistoric teeth connect modern humans with Neanderthal demise

LEIPZIG, Germany/RAVENNA & PISA, Italy: An international team of researchers has analysed two primary teeth from the prehistoric sites of Grotta di Fumane ...

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Number of teeth could predict life expectancy May 5, 2015 | News Asia Pacific

Number of teeth could predict life expectancy

NIIGATA, Japan: A number of studies have shown a link between tooth loss and mortality. Now, an analysis of almost 600 elderly participants from Japan ...

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No loss of diagnostic imaging quality with low-radiation settings May 5, 2015 | Business Nordic

No loss of diagnostic imaging quality with low-radiation settings

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., USA/HELSINKI, Finland: While the individual risk of oral and maxillofacial imaging is small, radiation dose is a significant public health issue. Therefore, strategies to keep exposures as low as possible, such as the Planmeca Ultra Low Dose protocol, are desirable. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Helsinki have compared the diagnostic image quality of the company’s pioneering low-dose settings with standard imaging protocols. ...

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FDI and Ivoclar collaborate for oral health promotion project May 4, 2015 | News Europe

FDI and Ivoclar collaborate for oral health promotion project

GENEVA, Switzerland/SCHAAN, Liechtenstein: In order to improve oral health among disadvantaged children in India and Brazil, Ivoclar Vivadent has joined forces with the FDI World Dental Federation. The dental manufacturer will be supporting the FDI in the “Smile around the world” project, an initiative that aims to promote oral health and prevention in children in rural and urban communities in these two countries with limited access to oral health care.

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Vitamin D during pregnancy may lower infant caries risk May 1, 2015 | News Asia Pacific

Vitamin D during pregnancy may lower infant caries risk

EHIME, Japan: Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with bone defects by a number of studies. New research from Japan has now provided additional evidence that it may also be involved in the development of tooth decay. In a study of 1,210 Japanese mother–child pairs, scientists found that dental caries was less prevalent in children whose mothers had a higher vitamin D intake during pregnancy.

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New visualisation table offers virtual anatomy training Apr 30, 2015 | News Nordic

New visualisation table offers virtual anatomy training

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: The Karolinska Institutet has invested in a new interactive visualisation table that aims to improve anatomy training at the medical university. The new tool, which simulates virtual examinations, will be available for all study programmes that include anatomy courses, such as medicine, dentistry, psychology, dental hygiene and speech therapy.

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Irish Dental Association warns of hidden sugars in healthy lifestyle diet Apr 30, 2015 | News Europe

Irish Dental Association warns of hidden sugars in healthy lifestyle diet

CORK, Ireland: The new President of the Irish Dental Association (IDA), Dr Anne Twomey, has warned consumers to be aware of the hidden sugars they may be taking in as part of a healthy lifestyle. Addressing athletes in particular, she highlighted that many patients participating in sports are presenting with significant tooth decay and erosion in their teeth due to the consumption of sports drinks, protein shakes and energy bars with a very high sugar level.

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US to lower fluoride in drinking water after 50 years Apr 29, 2015 | News Americas

US to lower fluoride in drinking water after 50 years

WASHINGTON, USA: U.S. health authorities have updated their guidelines for fluoride in drinking water and now recommend an optimal fluoride concentration of 0.7 mg/L. As Americans today have greater access to fluoride in the form of toothpaste and mouthrinse and owing to the increasing incidence of fluorosis due to excess fluoride, the Department of Health and Human Services sought to replace its recommendations that were issued in 1962.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Review: International Dental Show 2015

Review: International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) drew dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time to Cologne. Altogether, ...

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Implantology

This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

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Interview: “The absence of even simple dental services can greatly affect a child’s future life” Apr 29, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “The absence of even simple dental services can greatly affect a child’s future life”

Today, millions of disadvantaged children worldwide suffer from untreated dental diseases and tooth decay. For most of them, there is no possibility of ...

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Periodontology in the UK: A mixed national picture Apr 29, 2015 | Editorial

Periodontology in the UK: A mixed national picture

The UK is gearing up to host the largest conference in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry ever held with EuroPerio8 taking place on 3-6 June at London ...

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