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Anaesthetised patient falls and dies in dental practice Sep 1, 2014 | News Europe

Anaesthetised patient falls and dies in dental practice

DÜSSELDORF, Germany: In a dental office in Düsseldorf, a patient died after a tragic fall. The 45-year-old woman, who had been treated under anaesthesia owing to a mental disability, woke up dizzy in the recovery room and accidently slammed her head against an aquarium.

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More English adults see NHS dentists Sep 1, 2014 | News United Kingdom

More English adults see NHS dentists

LEEDS, UK: The number of adult and child patients who visit a National Health Service (NHS) dentist is rising, but only the North of England has recorded ...

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Teeth reveal details of Richard III’s lifestyle Aug 29, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Teeth reveal details of Richard III’s lifestyle

LEICESTER, UK: Isotope analysis of bone and tooth material from King Richard III has revealed previously unknown details of his early life and the change ...

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After hepatitis accusation: Oral surgeon permanently surrenders license Aug 29, 2014 | News Americas

After hepatitis accusation: Oral surgeon permanently surrenders license

TULSA, Okla., USA: An oral surgeon from Tulsa accused of exposing patients to HIV and hepatitis has lost his license to practice. Investigations against ...

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Little progress in highly skilled labour migration Aug 28, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Little progress in highly skilled labour migration

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A number of mutual recognition arrangements concerning various industries have been signed between ASEAN member states in recent years with the goal of stimulating and regulating the migration of highly skilled professionals like dentists. A new report released by both the International Labour Organization and the Asian Development Bank in Jakarta last week indicates that, despite the improved framework, labour mobility in these industries has not progressed much.

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German university introduces new international master’s programme Aug 28, 2014 | News Europe

German university introduces new international master’s programme

KIEL, Germany: Academics at the Faculty of Medicine at Kiel University have developed a new international master’s degree programme to offer further training for university lecturers in the field of dentistry and medicine. The accredited International Master of Applied Scientific Dental/Medical Education and Research will be offered for the first time this coming winter semester.

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New research into oral microbiome may help reverse periodontitis Aug 27, 2014 | News Americas

New research into oral microbiome may help reverse periodontitis

AUSTIN, Texas, USA: Studies on the human microbiome have shown that shifts in oral microbiota are associated with a number of diseases, including obesity, Crohn's disease, diabetes and periodontitis. Now, U.S. scientists have found that oral bacteria act differently in diseased patients compared with healthy individuals. They believe that the findings could be used to develop methods to prevent or even reverse diseases such as periodontal disease.

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Henry Schein to host symposium on digital dentistry Aug 27, 2014 | Business USA

Henry Schein to host symposium on digital dentistry

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. and Quintessence Publishing Co. will host the 1st International Symposium on Digital Dentistry. The conference, “Technologies That Enhance Clinical Outcomes,” will provide education for dentists and dental laboratory technicians and owners on the clinical benefits of digital technologies and open platform workflows.

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Brighton builds waste house with 20,000 toothbrushes Aug 27, 2014 | News Europe

Brighton builds waste house with 20,000 toothbrushes

BRIGHTON, UK: Students, apprentices and volunteers from Brighton in South England have built a house completely made of waste. Among DVDs, jeans and many other items, they used almost 20,000 toothbrushes. The brushes, mainly donated by a company that cleans aeroplane cabins, were used as wall insulation.

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Empirical comparative study confirms thixotropic wound dressing for haemostasis Aug 26, 2014 | Clinical Endodontics

Empirical comparative study confirms thixotropic wound dressing for haemostasis

Haemostasis is fundamental to the prevention of excessive blood loss and for wound healing after injury, or wound setting. It is a basic prerequisite for flawless work in restorative dentistry. There are numerous tissue management systems available on the dental market for haemostasis and retraction today. Both purely mechanical techniques and locally acting chemical agents in the form of solutions, gels and pastes are available, which can be applied alone or in combination with retraction sutures. ...

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FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

This year, the Indian Dental Association will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. More than 10,000 ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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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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Tooth loss in the US declines Aug 26, 2014 | News Americas

Tooth loss in the US declines

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., USA: The number of edentulous people will decline significantly, a study has found. Researchers at the University of North Carolina ...

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AMD LASERS founder buys back company from DENTSPLY Aug 25, 2014 | Business USA

AMD LASERS founder buys back company from DENTSPLY

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., USA: AMD Group LLC and its founder and president, Alan Miller, recently announced the purchase of AMD LASERS from DENTSPLY International. ...

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