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Rise in endocarditis despite antibiotics guidelines for dentists Nov 27, 2014 | News Europe

Rise in endocarditis despite antibiotics guidelines for dentists

SHEFFIELD, UK: Scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a significant rise in the number of people diagnosed with a serious heart infection alongside a large fall in the prescription of antibiotic prophylaxis to dental patients owing to respective guidelines introduced several years ago. The researchers suggest that their results will provide the information the guideline committees need to re-evaluate the benefits of administering antibiotics as a preventative measure.

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Instradent strengthens foothold in Asia-Pacific dental market Nov 27, 2014 | Business Asia Pacific

Instradent strengthens foothold in Asia-Pacific dental market

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Dental implant company Instradent, which formerly operated under the name Neodent, has announced that it has entered into a transaction ...

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Dentists develop saliva test for lung cancer Nov 26, 2014 | News Americas

Dentists develop saliva test for lung cancer

LOS ANGELES, USA: Dental researchers have developed a novel technology that can detect mutations characteristic of lung cancer in saliva. In a series of ...

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3DISC exhibits digital imaging system at ADF congress Nov 26, 2014 | Business Europe

3DISC exhibits digital imaging system at ADF congress

PARIS, France: 3DISC Imaging, a manufacturer of digital imaging solutions, is currently showcasing its FireCR Dental Reader at Congrès ADF, the annual ...

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EGS presents latest digital product at EuroMold exhibition Nov 26, 2014 | Business Europe

EGS presents latest digital product at EuroMold exhibition

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: On Tuesday, EuroMold, an international trade fair for mould-making and tooling, design, and application development, opened its doors in Frankfurt. Among the exhibitors is Italian technology company Enhanced Geometry Solutions (EGS). EGS, which has more than 15 years of experience in CAD/CAM, is presenting the new DentalCAD 4.0.

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Research finds tooth enamel fast track in humans Nov 25, 2014 | News Europe

Research finds tooth enamel fast track in humans

CANTERBURY, UK: New research conducted at the University of Kent in Canterbury has discovered a link between prenatal enamel growth rates of teeth and weaning in human babies. The research found that incisors grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby’s development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester. This is so incisors are ready to erupt after birth, at approximately six months of age, when a baby makes the transition from breast-feeding to weaning. ...

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New study finds link between tooth loss and atherosclerosis Nov 24, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

New study finds link between tooth loss and atherosclerosis

KYOTO, Japan: Japanese researchers have investigated the association between tooth loss, as an indicator of oral disease, and arterial stiffness, as a marker of atherosclerosis, in Japanese adults. They found that a relationship indeed exists between the two diseases. However, the severity of atherosclerosis varied between male and female patients with oral conditions.

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3Shape Implant Studio receives FDA market clearance Nov 24, 2014 | Business Americas

3Shape Implant Studio receives FDA market clearance

ROCKVILLE, Md., USA/COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Digital dental solutions provider 3Shape has announced that it has been granted market clearance for the sale of its Implant Studio software in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The software, which allows dental professionals to evaluate bone density and nerve position in patients for prosthetic implant planning and surgical guide design, will be available in the U.S. in early 2015.

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Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth Nov 21, 2014 | News Europe

Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth

NEWCASTLE, UK: The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the largest studies of its type ever undertaken has found. The research, a collaboration between Newcastle University, the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and the National Centre for Social Research, showed that oral health is substantially worse among the poorest 20 per cent of society compared with the most wealthy. For those over 65 ...

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First JDR special issue on dental materials and technologies published Nov 21, 2014 | News Americas

First JDR special issue on dental materials and technologies published

ALEXANDRIA, Va., USA: On 19 November, the International and the American Association for Dental Research (JDR) published a new issue of the Journal of Dental Research solely dedicated to novel dental biomaterials and technologies. This is the first special themed issue ever published by the associations. Its aim is to educate readers on the latest developments in new materials and technologies for dental, oral and craniofacial structures.

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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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Straumann provides exclusive insights into production site Nov 20, 2014 | Business Europe

Straumann provides exclusive insights into production site

VILLERET, Switzerland: Straumann’s manufacturing plant in Villeret in Switzerland recently opened its doors to representatives of the press to learn ...

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Salivary mucins play active role in fighting cavities Nov 20, 2014 | News Americas

Salivary mucins play active role in fighting cavities

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., USA: Dental caries, one of the most common oral diseases worldwide, is predominantly caused by the Streptococcus mutans bacterium. According ...

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