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Start preparing for IDS 2019 now May 25, 2017 | News Europe

Start preparing for IDS 2019 now

LEIPZIG, Germany: Two months after a successful attendance at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne in Germany, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has now released its media kit for the 2019 show already. Through its event-related print and online products, the publisher aims to offer visitors a comprehensive information source. Exhibitors can thus choose from a multifaceted portfolio in selecting advertising options that fit their individual needs and give them optimal exposure during IDS. ...

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Henry Schein Orthodontics symposium showcases latest innovations May 25, 2017 | Business Americas

Henry Schein Orthodontics symposium showcases latest innovations

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., USA: Henry Schein Orthodontics has held its third Orthodontic Excellence and Technology Symposium, which was sold out and brought together ...

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World’s first handpiece-deployed caries detection May 25, 2017 | Business Europe

World’s first handpiece-deployed caries detection

COLOGNE, Germany/CHICO, Calif., USA: Lares Research, a global leader in handpiece manufacturing, introduced Fluoresce HD, its revolutionary new handpiece-deployed ...

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HPV vaccination may lower risk of oral infections that cause mouth cancer May 24, 2017 | News Americas

HPV vaccination may lower risk of oral infections that cause mouth cancer

CHICAGO, USA: A study conducted in the U.S. has found that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may help reduce oral infections that cause mouth and ...

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The use of CBCT and CAD/CAM techniques in complex implant-supported rehabilitation of maxilla—Part I May 24, 2017 | Implantology

The use of CBCT and CAD/CAM techniques in complex implant-supported rehabilitation of maxilla—Part I

Patients who visit our clinic and wish to receive prosthetic treatment are frequently unaware of the possibilities that modern medicine has to offer. Neither are they aware of the fact that implantological treatment is not a ‘one-day’ treatment and that the integration of implants with bone tissues takes some time. That time can range from several weeks to several months. What they are also unaware of is the fact that after some time from the moment the teeth have been extracted, the bone will ...

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Global mercury treaty to be put into force May 23, 2017 | News Europe

Global mercury treaty to be put into force

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union, together with seven of its member states, has ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury and resultantly provided the clinching votes needed to bring it into force. The international agreement aims to protect both humans and the environment from the negative effects of mercury and mercury compounds, and its ratification is seen as a crucial step in achieving this.

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Interview: “Good design will pay off” May 23, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “Good design will pay off”

With the launch of four new design lines, Dentsply Sirona Treatment Centers presents dentists with the opportunity to enhance workflows and treatment efficacy through clever and cutting-edge solutions while conveying their individual style. Dental Tribune Online spoke with German dentist Dr Marcus Riedl and Dr Mona Patel from the US, both of whom have ensured careful design of their practice environment based on their needs and preferences with a Dentsply Sirona line, about the role of aesthetics ...

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BDA says Manchester congress to be held as planned despite attack May 23, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

BDA says Manchester congress to be held as planned despite attack

MANCHESTER, UK: The British Dental Association (BDA) in London has announced that extra security measures have been put in place for its upcoming conference after last night’s bombing at a concert in Manchester. It also said that it is in touch with all the relevant authorities as the situation in the city unfolds.

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Interview: “This congress will be the perfect bridge” May 22, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “This congress will be the perfect bridge”

After the Hong Kong event in 2016, this year’s 39th Asia Pacific Dental Congress takes place only a ferry ride away in fascinating Macau. While there is certainly a great deal to see and do in Asia’s well-known gambling Mecca, the scientific programme is equally full of highlights. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with organising committee chairperson Dr Carlos Manuel Brito Augusto about specialties in focus and business opportunities in the region’s dental market.

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Planmeca showcases new technology in Belgrade May 22, 2017 | Business Europe

Planmeca showcases new technology in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia: Serbian dental supply company Plast-DENT recently teamed up with Planmeca to organise a digital solutions seminar in Belgrade. Held in conjunction with the celebration of Finland’s 100 years of independence and hosted at the Embassy of Finland, the event was attended by more than 60 Serbian dental professionals and guests to learn more about the advantages of digital dentistry and to familiarise themselves with Planmeca’s technology.

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Creating a five-star dental practice May 22, 2017 | Clinical Practice Management

Creating a five-star dental practice

Dentists are not only health care professionals but also health care professional service providers. The word “service” is important to remember because it changes our perspective to focus on the needs of our patients as we treat them. Our education at dental school teaches us to take care of our patients’ oral health needs; however, patients have other physical and psychological needs too that we cannot overlook.

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EAED Spring Meeting: Organisers announce live streaming of sessions  May 19, 2017 | News Europe

EAED Spring Meeting: Organisers announce live streaming of sessions

MILAN, Italy: While final preparations for this year’s Spring Meeting of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) are in full swing, the organisers have decided on a complement to the traditional event. In response to the high registration demand, which could not be met because of limited attendance, the opening ceremony and two sessions are now to be streamed live via the event website.

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Relationship between early orthodontic treatment and OH-related quality of life confirmed May 19, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Relationship between early orthodontic treatment and OH-related quality of life confirmed

SHEFFIELD, UK: In Western countries like the UK, between 10 and 20 per cent of adolescents undergo orthodontic measures in some form. A recent meta-analysis conducted by researchers at the University of Sheffield’s School of Clinical Dentistry has indicated that treatment in those younger years may have a measurable impact on a person’s oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL).

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Young Innovations acquires American Eagle May 19, 2017 | Business Americas

Young Innovations acquires American Eagle

ALGONQUIN, Ill., USA: Young Innovations, a manufacturer of dental equipment, recently announced that it has bought American Eagle Instruments. The acquisition of the dental hand instrument manufacturing company is part of Young Innovations’ push to develop its international presence and extend its product portfolio.

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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 took place from 21 ...

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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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Acupuncture: Probing its way into dentistry—Part II May 18, 2017 | Clinical General Dentistry

Acupuncture: Probing its way into dentistry—Part II

After a general introduction to acupuncture and its practical applications in contemporary dental practice, this second part of the article will discuss the use of the method in managing oral conditions such as xerostomia and its effect in reducing dental phobia and the gag reflex before illustrating the recent uptake of acupuncture in the mainstream health care sector in Singapore.

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Interview: The natural oral microbiome is not associated with oral disease May 17, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: The natural oral microbiome is not associated with oral disease

Dr Philip Marsh is Professor of Oral Microbiology at the University of Leeds in the UK. He has received national and international awards for his research in the field and is a regular conference speaker. At the ADC 2017 in Melbourne, he will be addressing the topics of dental biofilms and oral microbial ecology in three lectures. Ahead of the event, Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with him about the relationship between lifestyle factors and the microbial composition.

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One week diary with our X-Mind Trium 3D CBCT in practice May 17, 2017 | Implantology

One week diary with our X-Mind Trium 3D CBCT in practice

There is mounting evidence in the literature in regards to the diagnostic superiority of 3-D imaging versus 2-D. As a result, many clinicians today are using 3-D imaging either by referring their patients to a CBCT-scanning centre or having mobile units visiting them, and the only benefit of this method is that there is no initial capital outlay to buy the machine. In contrast, the benefits of having your own in-house CBCT machine are many, including the total convenience of an on-demand service ...

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ADC 2017: All about education May 17, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

ADC 2017: All about education

MELBOURNE, Australia: From 17 to 21 May, the 37th Australian Dental Congress (ADC) is bringing together over 4,000 dental practitioners at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Established in 1907 and organised by the Australian Dental Association (ADA), the event is set to be the biggest ever this year.

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DAMA: New dental aesthetics meeting to be introduced in Singapore May 16, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

DAMA: New dental aesthetics meeting to be introduced in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The Aesthetic Dentistry Society Singapore (ADSS) has announced the launch of a new event focused on the discipline for the Asia-Pacific region. Making its debut in autumn 2018, the Dental Aesthetics Meeting in Asia (DAMA) will be held on 28 and 29 September and feature a conference with papers by leading international practitioners and researchers, as well as an industry exhibition.

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Interview: “This year’s congress is not limited by a theme” May 15, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “This year’s congress is not limited by a theme”

Providing three and a half days of presentations and over 100 speakers, this year’s edition of the ADC will be the largest continuing professional development (CPD) event for dental practitioners in Australia in 2017. Dental Tribune Online spoke with Dr Gordon Burt about highlights and new additions to the Australian Dental Association’s (ADA) flagship event, such as the “whole of practice” sessions and the new congress app—and coffee, which he believes is one of the best things Melbourne ...

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Stronger together: Brazilian association supports local dental manufacturers May 15, 2017 | News Europe

Stronger together: Brazilian association supports local dental manufacturers

COLOGNE, Germany: With around 2,300 exhibitors and 155,000 visitors, the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne once again proved its importance as a platform for companies to introduce their products, promote their brand and network with other manufacturers and dental professionals from all over the world. Supported by ABIMO, the Brazilian Medical and Dental Devices Manufacturers Association, and Apex-Brasil, the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, a number of companies from the ...

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Interview: “Healthy gingivae make our lives better” May 12, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “Healthy gingivae make our lives better”

A campaign launched by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), the inaugural European Gum Health Day is being held today, 12 May. With the slogan ...

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Grape seeds may be key to increasing durability of dental fillings May 12, 2017 | News Americas

Grape seeds may be key to increasing durability of dental fillings

CHICAGO, USA: According to a new study, a natural compound found in grape seed extract, which has been shown to have several health benefits, could be ...

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