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Will Norway have fewer dentists in the future? Sep 26, 2017 | News Europe

Will Norway have fewer dentists in the future?

OSLO, Norway: Dentist and University of Oslo lecturer Dr Carl Christian Blich believes Norway will be a place in which fewer dentists are required in the future. His comments are in response to a finding that almost a quarter of 18-year-old Norwegians have no cavities. However, the Norwegian Dental Association (NDA) does not agree. 

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British Dental Conference joins forces with Dentistry Show Sep 25, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

British Dental Conference joins forces with Dentistry Show

COVENTRY & LONDON, UK: The organisers of two of the largest dental events in the UK, the British Dental Association (BDA) and CloserStill Media, have announced ...

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New products and innovations to be showcased at EXPODENTAL 2018 Sep 25, 2017 | Business Europe

New products and innovations to be showcased at EXPODENTAL 2018

MADRID, Spain: Intended to be a key meeting point for dental professionals and companies dealing in dental equipment and products, EXPODENTAL will be held ...

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TePe launches addition to its popular Supreme toothbrush line and is going solar Sep 22, 2017 | Business Europe

TePe launches addition to its popular Supreme toothbrush line and is going solar

MALMÖ, Sweden: Swedish oral care company TePe has launched a new addition to its popular Supreme toothbrush range: TePe Supreme Compact. Sporting the ...

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Change and opportunity in the Indonesian health care sector Sep 22, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Change and opportunity in the Indonesian health care sector

Held just recently in September, the inaugural event of the Indonesia Dental Exhibition and Conference (IDEC) proved an all-round success. For many international exhibitors, the trade show presented an excellent opportunity to explore new business partnerships and gain a foothold in the country’s emerging medical and dental industry—a market that is expected to change significantly in the next several years. The following article takes a closer look at the Indonesian health care sector and its ...

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Implant community to gather in Madrid for EAO 2017 Sep 21, 2017 | News Europe

Implant community to gather in Madrid for EAO 2017

MADRID, Spain: After the FDI World Dental Congress in August, the Spanish capital is hosting another prestigious dental event next month. From 5 to 7 October, dental professionals will be able to learn everything there is to know about dental implantology and oral rehabilitation at the 26th annual congress of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), to be held at the Feria de Madrid fairgrounds.

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Live webinar: Guided bone regeneration with a new non-resorbable membrane Sep 21, 2017 | News Europe

Live webinar: Guided bone regeneration with a new non-resorbable membrane

LEIPZIG, Germany: When it comes to augmenting hard tissue in the oral cavity, guided bone regeneration (GBR) is one of the most successful and reliable techniques. At the crux of GBR is the use of a barrier membrane between the bone and the soft tissue, placed to prevent the soft tissue from permeating the bony defect. In an upcoming free webinar on Monday, 25 September, an expert will perform GBR procedures with different kinds of membranes, with special emphasis on botiss biomaterials’ permamem, ...

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Study suggests link between verbal bullying and bruxism in adolescents Sep 20, 2017 | News Americas

Study suggests link between verbal bullying and bruxism in adolescents

ITABIRA, Brazil: Verbal bullying at school can negatively impact an adolescent’s mental health, causing distress and anxiety. A Brazilian study has shown that this stress may be reflected in oral health too and possibly result in nocturnal bruxism.

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First IDEC impresses with strong international presence Sep 20, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

First IDEC impresses with strong international presence

JAKARTA, Indonesia: With 229 exhibiting brands and businesses and more than 4,000 visitors, the inaugural event of the Indonesia Dental Exhibition and Conference (IDEC) proved an all-round success. In addition to a high-quality scientific programme, the industry show especially was fruitful in presenting international companies with the unique opportunity to gain a foothold in the emerging Indonesian dental market.

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Nobel Biocare at EAO 2017: A world beyond products Sep 20, 2017 | Business Europe

Nobel Biocare at EAO 2017: A world beyond products

MADRID, Spain: True science, original solutions and real innovations await visitors to the Nobel Biocare booth (hall 9, section D3) at the 2017 annual congress of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO). Taking place in Madrid from 5 to 7 October, the event will mark the launch of the Trefoil system, which represents a breakthrough in efficiency for full-arch treatment.

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UK-developed protective toothpaste available without fluoride Sep 19, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

UK-developed protective toothpaste available without fluoride

LONDON, UK: For individuals who want to protect their teeth, but do not wish to or cannot use fluoride, BioMin Technologies has recently launched a new toothpaste. Instead of fluoride ions, the BioMin C releases chloride ions through a patented calcium chloro-phosphosilicate to replace minerals lost from tooth surfaces, the company said.

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New research uses squid ink to check for periodontal disease Sep 19, 2017 | News Americas

New research uses squid ink to check for periodontal disease

SAN DIEGO, USA: An engineer-led team has developed a new dental imaging method to examine the health of patients’ gingivae. A mixture of squid ink, water and cornstarch is applied to the gingivae and examined using light and ultrasound. The team from the University of California, San Diego believe the new method could be less invasive, more comprehensive and more accurate than anything else available today.

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Red Dot Award 2017: Expert jury honours outstanding dental products Sep 19, 2017 | News Europe

Red Dot Award 2017: Expert jury honours outstanding dental products

ESSEN, Germany: A small dot, yet, a great honour and—according to the host—an excellent marketing tool: This year, participants from 54 countries entered a record number of more than 5,500 innovations for the Red Dot Award competition. Among the submissions that impressed the 39-member expert jury with their well-thought-through design were again a number of dental products, including toothbrushes, a portable dental radiographic camera, a CBCT scanner and a 3-D printer. The winners were recently ...

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World Dental Congress 2021 to be held in Sydney Sep 18, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

World Dental Congress 2021 to be held in Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia: The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has announced that the FDI World Dental Congress will be held in Australia in September 2021. The annual event is to take place at the International Convention Centre in Sydney’s picturesque Darling Harbour.

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Top speakers, top entertainment: Dentsply Sirona World 2017 breaks records Sep 18, 2017 | News Americas

Top speakers, top entertainment: Dentsply Sirona World 2017 breaks records

LAS VEGAS, USA: Last week, Dentsply Sirona World 2017 attracted more than 7,000 dental professionals to Las Vegas. Featuring presentations by world-famous experts, peer discussions and a trade show, the meeting also offered an extraordinary entertainment program. Highlights were appearances by award-winning actor Will Smith, who shared his tips for personal success, as well as American ventriloquist and comedian Jeff Dunham, and Grammy-winning local band Imagine Dragons.

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Webinar to discuss chairside scanners and digital workflows Sep 18, 2017 | News Americas

Webinar to discuss chairside scanners and digital workflows

NEW YORK, USA: Thanks to continued advances in technology, dentistry has become an increasingly modernized and digital field of work. The sheer amount of choice available, however, can make it difficult to know which products are worth investing in. In an upcoming free webinar to be held on Thursday, Sept. 21, an expert will demonstrate what needs to be considered when selecting a chairside scanner and implementing a digital workflow.

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Interview: “The Tesco Dental group offers a one-stop solution for the dental industry” Sep 15, 2017 | Business Asia Pacific

Interview: “The Tesco Dental group offers a one-stop solution for the dental industry”

Established in 1974, Tesco Dental is a leading Asian dental supplier. The family-owned company is based in Hong Kong, with subsidiaries in Shenzhen, Shanghai, Taiwan and Beijing. Dental Tribune Online spoke with Tesco CEO Kenji Cheung about the company’s values and its vision of leading modern dentistry into the future.

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ROOTS SUMMIT announces programme for 2018 event Sep 14, 2017 | News Europe

ROOTS SUMMIT announces programme for 2018 event

BERLIN, Germany: The programme for the next ROOTS SUMMIT, the premier global discussion forum dedicated to endodontic dentistry, has just been released and is available online. The event, featuring lectures by prominent industry professionals like Dr Stephen Buchanan, will be held at the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin from 28 June to 1 July 2018.

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Interview: "We cannot be dictated by digital technology" Sep 14, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: "We cannot be dictated by digital technology"

During a special session at this year’s British Orthodontic Conference in Manchester, a number of internationally prominent clinicians will debate the use of digital technology in orthodontics. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with one of them, orthodontist Dr Asif Chatoo from London, about his position and where he thinks the main benefits of digital technology lie.

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FDI World Dental Congress 2017

FDI World Dental Congress 2017

Bienvenido a Madrid! From 29 August to 1 September 2017, the dental community gathered in the Spanish capital for the FDI World Dental Congress. Find the ...

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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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Webinar to demonstrate guided approach to anterior restorations Sep 14, 2017 | News Europe

Webinar to demonstrate guided approach to anterior restorations

LEIPZIG, Germany: Though it is still somewhat of a challenging area for many dentists, placing implants in the aesthetic zone has become safer and more predictable as the materials, systems and techniques used have continued to improve. In a free webinar to be held on Tuesday, 19 September, an expert will show how guided surgery and a digital, repeatable workflow can deliver achievable, consistent and aesthetically pleasing results.

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Interview: Dentists will be recognised as oral physicians in the future Sep 14, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: Dentists will be recognised as oral physicians in the future

Specialised in periodontology and oral implantology, Dr Rajiv Saini is an avid lecturer in both fields. He is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Experimental Dental Science and the Journal of Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. In anticipation of his presentation on the link between oral hygiene and systemic health at IDEC 2017 in Jakarta this weekend, Dental Tribune Online spoke with him about patients’ knowledge, treatment expectations and the changing role of the dentist. ...

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Study shows aspirin could repair dental caries Sep 13, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Study shows aspirin could repair dental caries

BELFAST, UK: According to a new study by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast, aspirin could reverse the effects of dental caries. According to the research, aspirin can enhance the function of dental stem cells, thus aiding self-repair of the tooth—a result that could drastically reduce the need for one of the most common types of dental work. In England alone, the National Health Service pays for about seven million fillings each year.

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FDI congress: 8,000 celebrate dentistry in Madrid Sep 13, 2017 | News Europe

FDI congress: 8,000 celebrate dentistry in Madrid

MADRID, Spain/GENEVA, Switzerland: Over 8,000 people visited this year’s World Dental Congress in Madrid, figures released by the FDI World Dental Federation have shown. The four-day event, which took place from 29 August to 1 September, welcomed dental professionals, representatives of national dental associations and public health experts from all over the world to see and discuss the latest developments in their respective fields.

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New plant to strengthen GC’s dental pharmaceutical business Sep 13, 2017 | Business Asia Pacific

New plant to strengthen GC’s dental pharmaceutical business

KAWASAKI, Japan: After acquiring all ordinary shares of dental pharmaceutical product manufacturer Showa Yakuhin Kako in autumn last year, GC has now announced that it is building a new manufacturing facility in Kawasaki to further expand its dental pharmaceutical business. According to the company, construction of the new factory will start in January next year, with completion expected in May 2019.

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The spin in scientific papers uncovered Sep 12, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

The spin in scientific papers uncovered

SYDNEY, Australia: In a new study, researchers from Australia have found more than a quarter of biomedical scientific papers may utilise practices that distort the interpretation of results or mislead readers so that the results are viewed more favourably—a practice known as “spin”. The highest, but also greatest, variability in the prevalence of spin was present in the clinical trials included in the review.

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Interview: “We are excited for the first IDEC!” Sep 11, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “We are excited for the first IDEC!”

Anticipated with much excitement, the first Indonesia Dental Exhibition and Congress (IDEC) is taking place this weekend in Jakarta. Dental Tribune Online spoke with chairperson of the IDEC 2017 organising committee and Indonesian dental association (PDGI) Secretary General Dr Diono Susilo about the highlights of the inaugural event, the market potential of the Indonesian dental industry and how to best experience the cultural diversity of the host city after the congress.

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Dental volunteers treat hundreds of children in Philippines Sep 11, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Dental volunteers treat hundreds of children in Philippines

MANDAUE, Philippines: Four volunteers working with Dentaid, a dental charity that provides essential dental care to people in the UK and to people in many ...

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Removable prosthesis in digital times Sep 11, 2017 | Clinical Implantology

Removable prosthesis in digital times

The main problem that brings patients to our surgery is an edentulous maxilla, which motivates the patient to want a functional restoration, with particular ...

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