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New research targets disease-causing oral bacteria Feb 24, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

New research targets disease-causing oral bacteria

BRISTOL, UK: When oral bacteria spread to other tissues via the bloodstream, the results can be catastrophic. Researchers have now discovered a potentially key molecular process that occurs in the case of infective endocarditis. The findings could lead to the development of new drugs to help combat this life-threatening heart disease.

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Laser system comes complete with on-demand training and user guidance Feb 24, 2017 | Business USA

Laser system comes complete with on-demand training and user guidance

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: In part because dental schools still aren’t providing training in laser dentistry, Biolase is incorporating the training and education ...

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Estrogen therapy helps reduce periodontitis in postmenopausal women Feb 24, 2017 | News Americas

Estrogen therapy helps reduce periodontitis in postmenopausal women

SALVADOR, Brazil/BUFFALO, N.Y., USA: Attributed to the reduction in estrogen levels from the onset of menopause, some women become more prone to numerous ...

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3Shape introduces new scanners at Chicago Midwinter Meeting Feb 24, 2017 | Business Americas

3Shape introduces new scanners at Chicago Midwinter Meeting

CHICAGO, USA: Yesterday, at the opening day of the Midwinter Meeting of the Chicago Dental Society, digital dentistry specialist 3Shape launched a new ...

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7 effective ways to drive visitors to your booth at IDS Feb 23, 2017 | News Europe

7 effective ways to drive visitors to your booth at IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: While visitors come to the International Dental Show (IDS) to see what’s new, to be seen is the most important thing for the more than 2,300 exhibitors at the show. In addition to presenting their latest innovations, companies and brands want to generate new business leads—but how can this be accomplished?

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MI World Symposium held in Tokyo Feb 23, 2017 | Business Asia Pacific

MI World Symposium held in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan: As host of the MI World Symposium in Tokyo on 5 February, Japanese dental manufacturer GC Corporation arranged an impressive scientific line-up to discuss the latest concepts in the field of minimal intervention dentistry. With the event, the company again commemorated its 95th anniversary and the 60th anniversary of the GC Membership Society.

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Shifting consumer preferences and positive uptake of CAD/CAM technology Feb 23, 2017 | News Europe

Shifting consumer preferences and positive uptake of CAD/CAM technology

Europe has some of the most highly penetrated markets for dental implants in the world, including Italy, Germany and Spain, but it also contains regions with considerably under-developed markets, such as France and the UK. [1,2] A shift in consumer preferences will be a key characteristic of the European market in the future, in both the dental implant fixture market and final abutment market. Although the shifts will contrast one another, they will both have a significant impact on the market in ...

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Know-How Tours: Top dental practices open doors to IDS visitors Feb 22, 2017 | News Europe

Know-How Tours: Top dental practices open doors to IDS visitors

COLOGNE, Germany: After the success of the Know-How Tours in 2015, the organisers of the International Dental Show (IDS) have announced their return this year. Interested visitors will once again have the opportunity to view two of the most prestigious dental practices in Cologne and learn how the respective practices apply the latest treatment concepts using their state-of-the-art equipment.

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Study estimates increase in healthy life years through sugar, fat and salt taxes Feb 22, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Study estimates increase in healthy life years through sugar, fat and salt taxes

MELBOURNE, Australia: Modelling the effect of different combinations of taxes on sugar, salt and fat and a subsidy on fruits and vegetables on the death and morbidity rates of Australians, a new study has found that imposing a tax on sugar could avert about 270,000 disability-adjusted life years. In addition, the research estimated that, when combined to maximise benefits, taxes and subsidies could reduce the country’s health care spending by A$3.4 billion (€2.5 billion).

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Webinar introduces new method for managing anterior extraction socket Feb 21, 2017 | News Europe

Webinar introduces new method for managing anterior extraction socket

LEIPZIG, Germany: The classic literature reports a buccolingual resorption of up to 5 mm after a tooth extraction. Is this figure still valid nowadays or is it possible to achieve a better and predictable result reliably? This question will be answered in a free webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 27 February.

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Oral cancer diagnosis affects sexual behavior Feb 21, 2017 | News Americas

Oral cancer diagnosis affects sexual behavior

COLUMBUS, Ohio, USA: Oral cancer affects the overall well-being of patients in a number of ways. According to new research, the diagnosis and treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) has significant effects on the sexual behavior of patients too, an important factor for quality of life. In a recently published study, many patients and their partners reported significant declines in the frequency of vaginal and oral sex after diagnosis.

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Preventative maintenance matters for othodontic units Feb 21, 2017 | Business Europe

Preventative maintenance matters for othodontic units

SPREITENBACH, Switzerland: Imagine a normal, tightly scheduled day in your practice—and then that one of the treatment units fails. It is not only time and money that is lost, not to mention your frayed nerves; even your reliability as a practitioner could be questioned in the eyes of patients. Punctuality and reliability are among the qualities patients desire most in their dentist. In the worst case, you will have to wait one to two days for the unit to be repaired—valuable time that cannot ...

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International Dental Show 2017

International Dental Show 2017

Held every two years, IDS in Cologne is the largest and most important event for the international dental sector. In 2017, the show will take place from ...

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Prevention in dentistry

Prevention in dentistry

In addition to daily brushing and annual dental visits, a number of preventive measures can be taken to avoid oral diseases.

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Dental caries

Dental caries

Dental caries is one of the most common global dieases, affecting 60–90 per cent of schoolchildren and nearly 100 per cent of adults worldwide.

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Four weeks until IDS 2017 Feb 20, 2017 | News Europe

Four weeks until IDS 2017

COLOGNE, Germany: Every two years, the International Dental Show (IDS) draws thousands of visitors and exhibitors from all over the world to Cologne. The show has proven itself to be the meeting and leading international business and communication platform of the entire dental industry. With only one month to go, the final countdown to IDS has begun and Dental Tribune International (DTI) has prepared a number of interesting media products dedicated to the event.

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Intelligent dental tracking system on display at IDS 2017 Feb 20, 2017 | Business Europe

Intelligent dental tracking system on display at IDS 2017

COLOGNE, Germany/PARGAS, Finland: Dental clinics worldwide face daily challenges with regard to material handling and traceability, as well as increasing requirements for patient safety and documentation. Logistics and instrument maintenance too could be managed better and more effectively. In response to these needs, Finnish manufacturer LM-Dental has developed a tracking system, which will be on display during the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany next month.

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Interview: “We can also learn from seeing cases that have failed” Feb 17, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “We can also learn from seeing cases that have failed”

From 24 to 26 February, the orthodontic community will come together at the Association of Orthodontists (Singapore) Congress (AOSC) at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with AOSC Chairperson Dr Mohan about highlights of this year’s programme and why he thinks it is important for specialist congresses to both look at successfully treated cases and discuss and learn from cases that have failed.

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Child’s temperament could be predictor of sedation success in dental treatment Feb 17, 2017 | News Americas

Child’s temperament could be predictor of sedation success in dental treatment

SEATTLE, USA: Nitrous oxide inhalation sedation is commonly employed to improve cooperation in children during dental procedures in particular. However, ...

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Researchers find new evidence of diet in ancient teeth Feb 17, 2017 | News Europe

Researchers find new evidence of diet in ancient teeth

LEIOA, Spain: Using dental samples, Spanish researchers have applied standard geological techniques and methods at an architectural site in the region ...

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