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Live webinar to address role and responsibilities of referring dentist Nov 2, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar to address role and responsibilities of referring dentist

LEIPZIG, Germany: An increase in patients’ knowledge and awareness of the medical benefits of implant-supported dentures has likewise increased demand for this treatment modality. Often, the patient is referred to a more surgically experienced dentist for the procedure. In a free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar, Dr Paul Weigl will discuss the role and responsibilities of the referring dentist and how he or she can establish a clear communication channel with the surgeon and any other parties ...

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Swedish health care company BioGaia completes investment in MetaboGen Dec 2, 2016 | Business Nordic

Swedish health care company BioGaia completes investment in MetaboGen

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Oral health company BioGaia has announced the completion of a strategic two-year equity investment of SEK12 million (€1.2 million) ...

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Going green: The bottom-line benefits of green dental office design—Part I Dec 2, 2016 | Clinical General Dentistry

Going green: The bottom-line benefits of green dental office design—Part I

There is much talk these days about climate change and how we need to go green. Besides being better for the environment, a building designed according ...

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Second Finnish Innovation Award recognises outstanding dental products Dec 1, 2016 | News Nordic

Second Finnish Innovation Award recognises outstanding dental products

HELSINKI, Finland: Presented at the Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition, the Innovaatio (Innovation) Award once again recognised new products, services ...

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Premier discussion forum for endodontics starts today in Dubai Dec 1, 2016 | News Middle East & Africa

Premier discussion forum for endodontics starts today in Dubai

DUBAI, UAE: Today, the 2016 ROOTS SUMMIT kicked off at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Dubai. Over the next three days, more than 250 expected participants from around the globe will have the opportunity to attend lectures held by distinguished experts. This morning, the chairmen of the conference welcomed attendees and highlighted the mission of the ROOTS SUMMIT in their opening speeches.

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Study finds link between love and healthy teeth Nov 30, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Study finds link between love and healthy teeth

BRISBANE, Australia: A study from the University of Queensland (UQ) has suggested a link between a healthy love life and good teeth. The study built on previous research in adult attachment theory and found that being in a trusting and happy relationship is more likely to encourage regular dental check-ups.

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Dental symposium addresses growing fluoride concerns Nov 30, 2016 | News Nordic

Dental symposium addresses growing fluoride concerns

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Although the oral health benefits of fluoride have been scientifically proven, an increasing number of people are concerned about the potential health dangers posed by the substance. At the Swedish Dental Association’s Annual Dental Congress, which took place in Stockholm earlier this month, the FluORO symposium discussed existing knowledge about fluoride intake, as well as the dental community’s role in addressing patients’ fears and providing accurate information about ...

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Owner of dental laboratory supplier receives award for lifetime achievements Nov 30, 2016 | Business Europe

Owner of dental laboratory supplier receives award for lifetime achievements

DÜSSELDORF, Germany: At this year’s NEOCOM—an international event for e-commerce and multichannel trade—Eva Maria Roer, founder and Managing Director of the DT&SHOP group, was honoured with the NEO Personality Lifetime Award for her achievements. According to the expert jury, she has significantly contributed to shaping trade for decades by establishing one of the leading supply depots in the dental laboratory industry.

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Oral cancer thrives in the UK based on lifestyle choices Nov 29, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Oral cancer thrives in the UK based on lifestyle choices

LONDON, UK: Lifestyle habits like smoking, drinking alcohol or an unbalanced diet, in addition to human papillomavirus infections, appear to have resulted in a surge of oral cancer in the UK. According to new data released by Cancer Research UK on the occasion of Mouth Cancer Action Month, the incidence of the disease has increased significantly throughout the population over the last 20 years. Cases have almost doubled since the late 1990s, from eight to 13 cases per 100,000 people.

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Interview: “Antibiotic resistance is a serious health issue” Nov 29, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Interview: “Antibiotic resistance is a serious health issue”

The use of antibiotics is essential in modern medical treatments, yet frequent misuse has reduced their effectiveness. This year’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), held from 14 to 20 November, sought to increase public understanding of the issue. Dental Tribune Online spoke with Dr Paul Sambrook, Chairman of the Dental Therapeutics Committee of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), about WAAW’s purpose and what dental professionals can do to combat antimicrobial resistance.

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Scientific American and Colgate-Palmolive publish ‘The Future of Oral Health’ Nov 29, 2016 | News USA

Scientific American and Colgate-Palmolive publish ‘The Future of Oral Health’

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Scientific American Custom Media and Colgate-Palmolive Company hosted an offsite gathering Monday morning during the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting to discuss their recent collaboration on a Scientific American Custom Media publication that focuses on global oral health-care issues.

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Greater New York Dental Meeting offers educational opportunities Nov 28, 2016 | News USA

Greater New York Dental Meeting offers educational opportunities

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Many educational opportunities are being offered at the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting. From seminars to workshops to live dentistry, there is sure to be something on the schedule that fits your specific interests. On Sunday, Dr. Brian Harris of San Antonio presented “Maximize the Use of Composite Resin Materials to Grow Your Practice,” one of many standing-room-only presentations in the Live Dentistry Arena.

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Largest ever group of German exhibitors to showcase in New York Nov 28, 2016 | News Americas

Largest ever group of German exhibitors to showcase in New York

NEW YORK, USA: A record 42 companies operating in the German dental industry will be participating and exhibiting at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) from 27 to 30 November. Their presence at the most well-known trade fair in dentistry and dental technology in the U.S. is being supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry, the Association of the German Dental Industry (VDDI) and trade fair organizing ...

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Oral cancer on the rise in US Nov 28, 2016 | News Americas

Oral cancer on the rise in US

NEW YORK, USA: According to the latest figures published by a nonprofit health care transparency organization, claims related to oral cancer diagnosis in the U.S. have risen by over 60 percent since 2011. The data also showed that men were diagnosed with the disease three times more often than women were.

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Straumann and maxon motor enter into partnership Nov 28, 2016 | News Europe

Straumann and maxon motor enter into partnership

BASEL, Switzerland: The Straumann Group and maxon motor have entered into a partnership that includes a joint venture company, maxon dental, located near Freiburg in Germany. The partnership will allow both companies to develop components for dental implants produced by ceramic injection moulding (CIM) instead of conventional cutting techniques.

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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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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Henry Schein announces new solutions and events designed to make delivery of care more efficient Nov 27, 2016 | News USA

Henry Schein announces new solutions and events designed to make delivery of care more efficient

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced a range of new solutions and events to be featured during the Greater New York Dental Meeting, designed ...

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New dental scoring scheme gives insights into Kenyan wildlife Nov 25, 2016 | News Nordic

New dental scoring scheme gives insights into Kenyan wildlife

HELSINKI, Finland: Using a new dental classification scheme, researchers from Finland have gained insights into how Kenyan wildlife species adapted their ...

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