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New device enables brain surgery through the cheek Oct 23, 2014 | News Americas

New device enables brain surgery through the cheek

NASHVILLE, Tenn., USA: In order to render brain surgery for epileptic seizure less invasive, researchers at Vanderbilt University in the U.S. have developed a robotic device that could enable neurosurgeons to operate on an epileptic patient's brain using nothing more than a needle through the cheek.

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Registration open for landmark dental event held in the UK Oct 23, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Registration open for landmark dental event held in the UK

LONDON, UK: In 2015, London will be welcoming experts in periodontology and dental implantology from Britain and the continent to the next pan-European ...

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DENTSPLY Implants expands business into Chinese market Oct 23, 2014 | Business Asia Pacific

DENTSPLY Implants expands business into Chinese market

BEIJING, China: In order to expand its business into new markets, DENTSPLY Implants recently inaugurated its first office in Beijing in China. In conjunction ...

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Australian dentists prepare for 2015 congress in Brisbane Oct 22, 2014 | News Australia & New Zealand

Australian dentists prepare for 2015 congress in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia: The Australian Dental Association has held the Australian Dental Congress in various capital cities of the country since 1907. The ...

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Henry Schein invests in Japanese dental supplier Oct 22, 2014 | Business Asia Pacific

Henry Schein invests in Japanese dental supplier

TOKYO, Japan: Global dental equipment provider Henry Schein has just announced its investment in Iwase Dental Supply, one of Japan’s largest suppliers of dental products. The strategic purchase marks the company’s entry into one of the world’s largest dental markets and will extend its global operational reach to 29 countries.

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CAMLOG launches Foundation Research Award 2014/2015 Oct 22, 2014 | Business Europe

CAMLOG launches Foundation Research Award 2014/2015

BASEL, Switzerland: For the fourth time, the CAMLOG Foundation will honour scientists and researchers with its prestigious CAMLOG Foundation Research Award. The award is presented biennially at the International CAMLOG Congress and is open to all talented and dedicated professionals of up to 40 years of age at universities, hospitals and practices.

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Health authorities offer Ebola guidance for dentists Oct 21, 2014 | News Americas

Health authorities offer Ebola guidance for dentists

ATLANTA & CHICAGO, USA: In close collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, the American Dental Association (ADA) has released information for dental professionals on Ebola virus disease, which is epidemic in West Africa. Among other recommendations, it provides advice on the treatment of patients recently returned from the region.

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2005–2015: CAPP celebrates ten years of successful continuing dental education Oct 21, 2014 | News Middle East & Africa

2005–2015: CAPP celebrates ten years of successful continuing dental education

DUBAI, UAE: May 2015 will mark a significant milestone in the history of the Centre for Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP) in Dubai. CAPP will be celebrating its tenth anniversary of successful continuing dental education not only in the United Arab Emirates but also across the Middle East. Through the hard work of its colleagues, sponsors, partners and supporters, CAPP has been able to establish first-class standards for continuing dental education programmes over the past decade. Participants ...

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Non-dentists may not perform tooth whitening, County Court rules Oct 21, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Non-dentists may not perform tooth whitening, County Court rules

LIVINGSTON, UK: When beauty therapist Caroline Sumpter bought a Megawhite Teeth Whitening Licence from Dentawhite in Glasgow, she was not aware that she was doing something illegal. When she found out, she immediately requested a refund from the company, which she was denied. Last week, the County Court ruled in her favour, reaffirming the law that only registered dentists are permitted to provide teeth whitening.

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Tooth loss lawsuit after pillow fight fails Oct 21, 2014 | News Europe

Tooth loss lawsuit after pillow fight fails

COLOGNE, Germany: A pillow fight between staff of a catering company that led to an employee losing a tooth has ended up in court. The 35-year-old man demanded the refund of the costs for dental treatment from the colleague he felt was responsible for the accident. The Cologne local court, however, found that the victim himself is to bear the blame.

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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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DTI takes stock of first Digital Dentistry Show Oct 20, 2014 | News Europe

DTI takes stock of first Digital Dentistry Show

MILAN, Italy: On 18 October, the first Digital Dentistry Show (DDS) closed successfully in Italy. The event, which was organised by Dental Tribune International ...

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Swiss company develops first Google Glass solution for dentists Oct 20, 2014 | Business Europe

Swiss company develops first Google Glass solution for dentists

KRIENS, Switzerland/ COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Last month, HubSpider, the technical online marketing section of Curaden that specialises in IT solutions for ...

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