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A new dawn in dentistry Jul 4, 2015 | Editorial

A new dawn in dentistry

Fifteen years after the birth of the biomimetic revolution, the course of adhesive dentistry has been changed forever. Now a new and perhaps more evolved movement is beginning to take shape―we call it bio-emulation!

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New research project to transform future dental care across Europe Jul 3, 2015 | News Europe

New research project to transform future dental care across Europe

LEEDS, UK: Dental treatments cost an estimated €79 billion a year across the EU, yet dental diseases are almost entirely preventable. A new research ...

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A$139 million oral health centre opens in Brisbane Jul 3, 2015 | News Australia & New Zealand

A$139 million oral health centre opens in Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia: After five years of construction, one of Australia’s largest and most advanced oral health centres has opened this week at the University ...

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Only two days left until Bio-Emulation Colloquium Jul 2, 2015 | News Europe

Only two days left until Bio-Emulation Colloquium

BERLIN, Germany: The Bio-Emulation Group will be holding its second annual colloquium in Berlin this weekend. About 300 participants, including dentists ...

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ClaroNav receives CE mark approval for dental navigation system Jul 2, 2015 | Business Americas

ClaroNav receives CE mark approval for dental navigation system

TORONTO, Canada: Surgical navigation manufacturer ClaroNav has been granted CE mark approval for the commercial sale of its Navident dental navigation system. Over the coming months, the company will launch the product in dental clinics, hospitals and universities throughout Europe. The new technology facilitates dynamic image-guided navigation for dental implant surgery, making it minimally invasive, accurate and safe.

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Rare autoimmune disease could be more common than previously thought Jul 2, 2015 | News Nordic

Rare autoimmune disease could be more common than previously thought

BERGEN, Norway: Researchers from the University of Bergen have found that a rare autoimmune disease called autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome Type 1 (APS-1) may be more common than previously believed. The hereditary condition usually occurs during childhood and is associated with diabetes, dental issues, loss of pigmentation and a number of other problems, especially concerning the internal organs.

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New breath test diagnoses oesophageal and gastric cancer Jul 1, 2015 | News United Kingdom

New breath test diagnoses oesophageal and gastric cancer

LONDON, UK: An international team of researchers has developed a breath test that could help doctors diagnose the early signs of oesophageal and gastric cancer in minutes. The test has produced encouraging results in a clinical study and will now be tested in a larger trial involving three hospitals in London. According to the scientists, economic modelling showed that the new method could save the National Health Service (NHS) £145 million (approx. €205 million) a year, as it is cheaper, faster ...

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New device allows blind people to process visual signals via their tongues Jun 30, 2015 | News Americas

New device allows blind people to process visual signals via their tongues

SILVER SPRING, Md./MIDDLETON, Wis., USA: The Food and Drug Administration recently allowed marketing of a new device that enables blind persons to perceive visual signals. The BrainPort V100 is an oral electronic vision aid that provides electro-tactile stimulation to support profoundly blind patients in orientation, mobility and object recognition as an adjunctive device to other assistive methods, such as a white cane or a guide dog.

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Zimmer completes combination with Biomet Jun 30, 2015 | Business USA

Zimmer completes combination with Biomet

WARSAW, Ind., USA: Zimmer Holdings has announced that, following the receipt of U.S. Federal Trade Commission clearance, Zimmer has completed the acquisition of Biomet in a cash and equity transaction currently valued at approximately $14.0 billion. In connection with the combination, Zimmer has changed its corporate name to Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.

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Ancient dental plaque reveals living conditions and diet of early hominins Jun 29, 2015 | News Europe

Ancient dental plaque reveals living conditions and diet of early hominins

BARCELONA, Spain/YORK & LEICESTER, UK/TEL AVIV, Israel: An international team of researchers has conducted a study that gives striking insights into the living conditions and dietary choices of those who lived during the Middle Pleistocene some 300,000–400,000 years ago. By analysing ancient dental plaque samples, the researchers found that our ancestors had healthier eating habits than previously thought and were already exposed to potential respiratory irritants.

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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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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Increasing demand boosts dental CAD/CAM system market in Asia Pacific Jun 29, 2015 | Business Asia Pacific

Increasing demand boosts dental CAD/CAM system market in Asia Pacific

VANCOUVER, Canada: According to a recently published report on the Asia Pacific dental prosthetics market by iData Research, an international market research ...

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Childhood experiences affect present oral health Jun 26, 2015 | News Nordic

Childhood experiences affect present oral health

HALMSTAD/GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Although oral health among young Swedes is mainly considered to be good, oral hygiene has reportedly decreased in recent decades. ...

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