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Nobel Biocare to join Danaher dental business Sep 15, 2014 | Business Europe

Nobel Biocare to join Danaher dental business

ZURICH, Switzerland/CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: Today, Danaher, a US health care conglomerate of brands from various industries, and Swiss dental manufacturer Nobel Biocare announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive transaction agreement. In order to further expand its global dental business, Danaher has offered to buy Nobel Biocare, which is the second-largest supplier of dental implants worldwide, for CHF2 billion (US$2.1 billion).

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Domestic violence is associated with poor dental health Sep 15, 2014 | News Americas

Domestic violence is associated with poor dental health

NEW YORK, USA: Researchers from the New York University College of Dentistry have found new evidence that noxious family environments may be associated ...

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Celebrating a decade of partnership Sep 13, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Celebrating a decade of partnership

Since 2005, Dental Tribune International has been providing news and information for visitors of the Annual World Dental Congress through its daily newspaper ...

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Cricket legend attends Prima Dental market launch in India Sep 13, 2014 | Business Asia Pacific

Cricket legend attends Prima Dental market launch in India

NEW DELHI, India: Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev made a star appearance at the launch of UK dental manufacturer Prima Dental into India’s dental market ...

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FDI opens online hub for global oral data Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

FDI opens online hub for global oral data

NEW Delhi, India: The FDI has just opened its ‘data hub for global oral health’, an evolving online database of oral health statistics and indicators. It has started out with a limited amount of information but it is anticipated that the content will expand and deepen in the coming months. The ‘hub’ has been developed under the guidance of the FDI Oral Health Atlas Task Team, and aims ultimately to provide a one-stop shop for all information pertaining directly or indirectly to global oral ...

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Interview: “It is a matter of social justice and human rights” Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “It is a matter of social justice and human rights”

Early childhood caries is a highly transmissible disease that can be prevented almost entirely, if the right measures are taken at the right time. A new policy guideline on “perinatal and infant oral health’, which has been in the making for four years and submitted for adoption at the General Assembly of this year’s FDI congress in New Delhi, aims to provide guidance and recommendations for oral health care providers in the dental care of pregnant women and young children. Dental Tribune ...

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DTI launches new edition at AWDC Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

DTI launches new edition at AWDC

NEW DELHI, India: With the launch of the new edition of its flagship publication Dental Tribune for the South Asia region here at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Greater Noida, the Dental Tribune International Publishing Group is celebrating another addition to its extensive portfolio of international dental media. The new edition will cover countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma and Bhutan, and is anticipated to reach an audience of approximately 100,000 dentists. ...

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Interview: “Dentists play an important part in managing patients with diabetes” Sep 12, 2014 | News Europe

Interview: “Dentists play an important part in managing patients with diabetes”

Today is European Oral Health Day, initiated by the Council of European Dentists (CED), and this year it focuses on the theme “Oral health and diabetes”. The number of people suffering from diabetes has increased significantly; however, public awareness of the prevention of oral disease in diabetic patients is rather poor. Dental Tribune ONLINE spoke to Dr Hendrike van Drie, chair of the CED Working Group Oral Health, about the disease’s negative impact on oral health and the important role ...

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Mukherjee admits oral health challenges, calls for revolution Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Mukherjee admits oral health challenges, calls for revolution

NEW DELHI, India: At the opening ceremony of the FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Greater Noida on 11 September, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, called for a revolution in oral health comparable to the changes in agriculture and rural development his country experienced. Seventy-eight-year-old Mukherjee, who attended yesterday’s ceremony at the India Expo Centre and Mart as guest of honour, said that his government is well aware of the poor standards of oral health in the ...

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Secular trends in dental development Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Secular trends in dental development

Secular trends are phenomena in physical maturation that are not cyclical or seasonal but develop over a relatively long period. An analysis of these patterns is of interest because they help us to understand the relationship between human development and the environment, as well as physiological aspects of intergenerational relationships in growth.

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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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Interview: “Optimal oral health for the world’s population” Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “Optimal oral health for the world’s population”

As a first, GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that it has developed sales representatives training modules that will be regularly reviewed and upgraded ...

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 New FDI report on collaborative practice Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

New FDI report on collaborative practice

FDI has just issued its eagerly-awaited preliminary report Optimal Oral Health through Inter-Professional Education and Collaborative Practice. It is the ...

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