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Researchers discover potential biomarkers for dental caries Aug 28, 2015 | News Nordic

Researchers discover potential biomarkers for dental caries

ODENSE, Denmark/VALENCIA, Spain: In order to determine potential biomarkers for dental caries, an international team of researchers has taken a closer look at the human oral metaproteome, the most prevalent proteins found in oral biofilm. Their findings might enable scientists to develop a diagnostic caries test.

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New research confirms link between tooth wear and diet in fossils Aug 27, 2015 | News Americas

New research confirms link between tooth wear and diet in fossils

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., USA: An international team of researchers has developed a new model that enables paleontologists to track the diet of our ancient ancestors ...

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Study recommends disinfecting toothbrushes regularly Aug 26, 2015 | News Asia Pacific

Study recommends disinfecting toothbrushes regularly

DAVANGERE, India: Toothbrushes are prone to contamination by micro-organisms originating not only from the oral cavity but also from the surroundings in ...

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Interview: “It is important to understand how aesthetics and health are interlinked” Aug 25, 2015 | News Nordic

Interview: “It is important to understand how aesthetics and health are interlinked”

Dr Anette Wickström is a senior lecturer at the Child Studies research unit at Linköping University in Sweden. In her current research project, the medical ...

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Second European Oral Health Summit: Best practices to be discussed in Brussels Aug 25, 2015 | News Europe

Second European Oral Health Summit: Best practices to be discussed in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Platform for Better Oral Health in Europe is hosting its second European Oral Health Summit in the European Parliament in Brussels on 13 October. The event aims to discuss new ways to improve oral health in Europe by presenting examples of best practices in oral health promotion and preventative measures from across the EU.

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Protein that helps suppress oral cancer diminishes with age Aug 25, 2015 | News USA

Protein that helps suppress oral cancer diminishes with age

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Researchers at UCLA have found that a protein that serves as a suppressor of cancer diminishes in skin and mouth epithelial cells as the human body ages. Dr. No-Hee Park, dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry, and his research team have been studying p53, a tumor suppressor protein known as “the guardian of the genome” because of its involvement in DNA repair, cell cycle regulation and cellular deterioration.

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NYU College of Dentistry receives $1.7 million training grant Aug 24, 2015 | News Americas

NYU College of Dentistry receives $1.7 million training grant

NEW YORK, USA: In order to address the lack of available dental professionals for vulnerable and underserved pediatric populations and insufficient training within predoctoral dental (DDS) and dental hygiene (DH) education, the New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) has been awarded a five-year training grant of $1.7 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

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Hu-Friedy relocates European headquarters to Frankfurt Aug 21, 2015 | Business Europe

Hu-Friedy relocates European headquarters to Frankfurt

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: US dental manufacturer Hu-Friedy relocated its European headquarters from Rotterdam in the Netherlands to Frankfurt am Main at the beginning of August. As the centre of trade for the company’s clients in Europe, Africa and the Arab countries, the new location is intended to take on a key role. Hu-Friedy’s subsidiary in Rotterdam will be closed.

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Treatment coordinator: The bridge to case acceptance Aug 21, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Treatment coordinator: The bridge to case acceptance

You might think that in financially challenging times the last thing you need is a new member of staff. For a practice to thrive and prosper in a difficult financial climate, however, it has to become more efficient, more competitive and more profitable. One way to do that is to introduce a treatment coordinator (TC) into the team or if you already have one then to offer appropriate training. This is a relatively new role to the European market, but in the US, where the role is a central part of ...

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Bomb attack in Bangkok leaves at least 20 dead Aug 20, 2015 | News Asia Pacific

Bomb attack in Bangkok leaves at least 20 dead

BANGKOK, Thailand: On Monday evening, a pipe bomb exploded at the Ratchaprasong intersection in central Bangkok close to the Erawan Shrine, killing at least 20 people and leaving more than 120 injured. Thai authorities are currently searching for a suspect identified as the potential bomber through surveillance footage. In about a month, the Thai capital is hosting the FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC).

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FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress

This year's Annual World Dental Congress will be held in the Thai capital Bangkok from 22 to 25 September. It will be the third time in five years that ...

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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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Unnecessary extractions of third molars cost Australia millions Aug 20, 2015 | News Australia & New Zealand

Unnecessary extractions of third molars cost Australia millions

CRAWLEY, Australia: Third molar removal is one of the most common dental procedures worldwide, with many teeth extracted to prevent possible problems. ...

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Study investigates attitudes towards drug screenings in dentistry Aug 20, 2015 | News Americas

Study investigates attitudes towards drug screenings in dentistry

NEW YORK, USA: A visit to the dentist has the potential to be more than a dental check-up, researchers from the Columbia University Mailman School of ...

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