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Children acquire cariogenic bacteria from inside and outside the family Jun 29, 2016 | News Americas

Children acquire cariogenic bacteria from inside and outside the family

BOSTON, USA: Previous studies have shown that children acquire cariogenic pathogens, like Streptococcus mutans, mainly from their mothers through interpersonal contact, such as the sharing of cutlery or kissing each other on the lips. However, new research has now suggested that intra- and extra-familial sources other than maternal also play a part in the transmission of S. mutans, the primary bacterium associated with dental caries.

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UK dental leaders cautious in Brexit vote aftermath Jun 28, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

UK dental leaders cautious in Brexit vote aftermath

LONDON, UK: Dental stakeholders throughout the UK have reacted cautiously to the results of the referendum that saw the majority of people in Britain last ...

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Kiwi study finds obvious inequalities in dental care provision Jun 28, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Kiwi study finds obvious inequalities in dental care provision

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: Investigating the provision of dental care at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Otago, New Zealand’s only dental school, ...

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Dentsply Sirona announces acquisition of MIS Implants Jun 27, 2016 | Business Europe

Dentsply Sirona announces acquisition of MIS Implants

SALZBURG, Austria/YORK, Pa., USA: Global dental manufacturer Dentsply Sirona has announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares ...

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Australian Greens call for 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks Jun 27, 2016 | News Australia & New Zealand

Australian Greens call for 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks

MELBOURNE, Australia: Aiming to tackle the increasing prevalence of obesity and diabetes, as well as dental decay in children, the Australian Greens have called for a levy of 20 per cent on drinks that contain more than 5 g of sugar per 100 ml. Party leader Dr Richard Di Natale remarked that, if enacted, the policy could reduce children’s average consumption of added sugar through soft drinks—which now makes up about one-third of their daily intake—by 12 per cent.

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Henry Schein completes investment to strengthen Asian market position Jun 27, 2016 | Business Asia Pacific

Henry Schein completes investment to strengthen Asian market position

KYOTO, Japan/MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Last week, Henry Schein announced the completion of a 50 per cent equity investment in One Piece Corporation, a subsidiary of J. Morita. Henry Schein first entered the Japanese market in October 2014, with an investment in Iwase Dental Supply, a full-service provider of dental consumables, implants and equipment.

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More to explore at the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium Jun 25, 2016 | News USA

More to explore at the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium

NEW YORK, USA; The program of this year’s Nobel Biocare Global Symposium was designed to fit the needs of each and every individual participant. While the general sessions provide attendees with an idea of one of the themes evolving around Nobel Biocare’s product solutions addressed at this conference—treatment refi nement, excellence in esthetics and challenging clinical situations—the master classes educate those who are interested in delving further into these themes.

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Emerging leaders of the dental profession meet at the NEXT GEN forum Jun 25, 2016 | News USA

Emerging leaders of the dental profession meet at the NEXT GEN forum

NEW YORK, USA: Yesterday during the second day of its global symposium in New York, Nobel Biocare hosted the NEXT GEN forum, a session specially dedicated to the next generation of clinicians. Together with Dr. Isabella Rocchietta, Dr. José Manuel Navarro, who has already participated in the two prior global symposiums in 2010 and 2013, moderated the session.

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Welcome to the fully digital workflow Jun 25, 2016 | News USA

Welcome to the fully digital workflow

NEW YORK, USA; At the 2016 Nobel Biocare Global Symposium, attendees have the opportunity to step into the future of implant dentistry by taking a guided tour of a digitally enabled practice. Everything is covered—from the waiting room to the surgery theater to the dental laboratory.

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Innovation comes to life at the 2016 Nobel Biocare Global Symposium Jun 24, 2016 | News USA

Innovation comes to life at the 2016 Nobel Biocare Global Symposium

NEW YORK, USA: Yesterday, the 2016 Nobel Biocare Global Symposium opened its doors to dental professionals from all over the world in the heart of New York. Held for the third time, the event promises to be the implant dentistry event of the year. A continuous increase in demand for dental implant treatments as a result of growing consumer awareness, the ageing population, growing accessibility, as well as greater product availability and other influencing factors, has accelerated the demand and ...

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Most sugar-free chewing gums in Middle East lack clear labelling on xylitol Jun 24, 2016 | News Middle East & Africa

Most sugar-free chewing gums in Middle East lack clear labelling on xylitol

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait: The majority of sugar-free chewing gums containing xylitol that are sold in the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) countries do not have clear labelling regarding xylitol content, a new study has found. According to the researchers, the product labels mention neither the recommended daily dose of xylitol for caries prevention nor the actual amount of xylitol the chewing gum contains. They also found that the majority of gums do not provide the necessary ...

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Workflow enhancement Jun 24, 2016 | News USA

Workflow enhancement

At Nobel Biocare, our innovation efforts are based on clinical requirements, patient needs and scientific research. These have led us to superior products and solutions, as well as efficient treatment workflows that reduce treatment time—in other words, shorter time to teeth.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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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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Implantology

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: “This is the most comprehensive congress I have ever taken part in” Jun 24, 2016 | News USA

Interview: “This is the most comprehensive congress I have ever taken part in”

The program for this year’s Nobel Biocare Global Symposium offers a rich variety of lectures, master classes and hands-on courses focusing on new ways to enhance implant treatment, apply digital dentistry and attain clinical excellence. Prior to the event, Dental Tribune Online spoke with scientific committee chairmen Drs. Peter Wöhrle and Bertil Friberg about the event’s different themes and sessions, which aim to address current opportunities and challenges for dental professionals.

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Interview: Manufacturer matters when it comes to ceramic abutments Jun 24, 2016 | News USA

Interview: Manufacturer matters when it comes to ceramic abutments

A new study conducted by leading materials scientist Prof. J. Robert Kelly has confirmed that not all dental implant restorations are created equal. In this interview, Kelly discusses the research, which has very recently been published in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants.1 The findings make for positive reading for NobelProcera customers.

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Poor dental appearance hinders career prospects, Brits believe Jun 23, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Poor dental appearance hinders career prospects, Brits believe

LONDON, UK: A new YouGov survey on behalf of the British Dental Association (BDA) has found that over three-quarters of Brits believe poor oral health and decayed teeth can hinder job applicants and their career prospects. In comparison, only half of the number ranked being overweight or dress code violations as a barrier to being hired.

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Live webinar: Hygiene management in the dental office to preserve equipment value Jun 23, 2016 | News Europe

Live webinar: Hygiene management in the dental office to preserve equipment value

BIBERACH, Germany: Modern hygiene management not only considers lege artis disinfection, but also increasingly includes time and cost-effectiveness factors ...

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First special needs dental clinic opens in Singapore Jun 22, 2016 | News Asia Pacific

First special needs dental clinic opens in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The first dental centre functionally designed to cater for the elderly and people with special needs was officially opened on 21 June at the ...

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