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Acupuncture: Probing its way into dentistry—Part I Apr 21, 2017 | Clinical General Dentistry

Acupuncture: Probing its way into dentistry—Part I

The history of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can be traced back to the Warring States and the Qin and Han dynasties more than 2,000 years ago. The Huangdi’s Inner Classic of Medicine, of comparable importance to the Hippocratic corpus in Greek medicine, is a scholastic collection of medicinal doctrines and philosophies accumulated over the years. To date, it still provides a theoretical guide and basis for the development of contemporary TCM. It consists of two parts, Suwen [plain questions], ...

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2017 AAO Annual Session: It’s all smiles around here Apr 21, 2017 | News USA

2017 AAO Annual Session: It’s all smiles around here

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: It’s a good time to be involved in the orthodontic industry. New products, new technology and new ways of looking at things are ...

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Carestream Dental to be established as independent company Apr 21, 2017 | Business Americas

Carestream Dental to be established as independent company

ROCHESTER, N.Y., USA: Carestream has announced that it will be selling its dental digital business to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a global ...

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European Parliament adopts new medical device regulations Apr 21, 2017 | News Europe

European Parliament adopts new medical device regulations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Parliament has voted to implement two new regulations concerning medical devices with the aim of improving safety in medicine ...

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Interview: “RECIPROC blue is definitively a game-changer in endodontics” Apr 20, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “RECIPROC blue is definitively a game-changer in endodontics”

Proper irrigation continues to play an important role for a successful endodontic treatment. General practitioners and endodontists use different irrigating agents to efficiently clean canals and prepare them for obturation. The different types of needles and flow rates need to be taken into consideration, along with balancing the correct pressure for apical cleaning. Dental Tribune Online spoke to Dr Grzegorz Witkowski about his daily irrigation challenges and RECIPROC blue as a game-changer in ...

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After IDS is before IDS Apr 20, 2017 | News Europe

After IDS is before IDS

COLOGNE, Germany: About four weeks ago, the International Dental Show (IDS) closed with record results. Overall, more than 155,000 people from over 150 countries and more than 2,300 companies from around the globe attended. The next IDS will take place from 12 to 16 March 2019. As it is never too early to prepare for the most important event in the dental calendar, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has already announced a number of dedicated products that will be offered for 2019.

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Founder of Dentists Without Borders named “Swedish Woman of the Year” Apr 20, 2017 | News Europe

Founder of Dentists Without Borders named “Swedish Woman of the Year”

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Dr Nikoo Bazsefidpay, co-founder and President of Dentists without Borders and clinical supervisor at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery of Karolinska Institutet, has been named “Swedish Woman of the Year” by the Swedish Women’s Educational Association (SWEA). Bazsefidpay will be officially honoured at SWEA’s annual Sweden Dinner, which will take place in Helsingborg from 15 to 17 June.

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Early-life stress may lead to asymmetric occlusion Apr 19, 2017 | News Americas

Early-life stress may lead to asymmetric occlusion

SEATTLE, USA: It is known that the first 1,000 days after conception significantly affects a person’s life expectancy and disease susceptibility. While low birth weight, for example, has been established as a primary marker of early-life stress, the findings of a new study have suggested that lower-face asymmetries, assessed according to the asymmetry of occlusion, are a marker of environmental stress and cerebral lateralization during early development too.

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PgMelbourne2017 to put P. gingivalis in the spotlight Apr 19, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

PgMelbourne2017 to put P. gingivalis in the spotlight

MELBOURNE, Australia: The capital city of Victoria will play host to some of the leading dental researchers from around the world next month when they gather to discuss their findings on the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis at PgMelbourne2017. The conference will run from 14 to 16 May and be hosted by the Oral Health CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) at the University of Melbourne. It will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, located in the picturesque South Wharf area of ...

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New research explores effect of strawberries in oral cancer therapy Apr 18, 2017 | News Americas

New research explores effect of strawberries in oral cancer therapy

COLUMBUS, Ohio, USA: As previous laboratory studies have suggested that dietary administration of whole strawberries has substantial potential as a strategy for oral and esophageal cancer prevention, researchers at the Ohio State University have set out to analyze how the fruit’s cancer-inhibiting chemicals affect the oral microenvironment in heavy smokers. The recently presented initial results revealed some intriguing differences between smokers and nonsmokers.

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IMAGINA Dental still the fair for digital dentistry Apr 18, 2017 | News Europe

IMAGINA Dental still the fair for digital dentistry

MONACO: The sixth annual IMAGINA Dental congress, which concluded on Saturday, provided three informative days of lectures and workshops at the Grimaldi Forum. More than 500 visitors from 30 countries attended the event, and their positive feedback reinforced IMAGINA’S position as the leading congress for digital and aesthetic technology in dentistry.

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Investing in growth: Septodont builds new production facilities Apr 18, 2017 | Business Europe

Investing in growth: Septodont builds new production facilities

SAINT-MAUR-DES-FOSSÉS, France: Septodont, known for its dental pain management products, has built a new facility near Paris for the production of injectable dental anaesthetic cartridges. The company has invested nearly €26 million in the establishment of its new building. The production facility is part of a strategy based on internal growth and external acquisitions.

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Webinar offers insight into microbiome-based protection from oral disease Apr 14, 2017 | News Europe

Webinar offers insight into microbiome-based protection from oral disease

LONDON, UK: For decades, oral bacteria have been seen as the enemy; however, emerging evidence has shown that this is not the case. In a free webinar to be broadcast on Monday, 24 April, participants will be introduced to the new thinking and pioneering research redefining our approach to oral health.

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IMAGINA Dental 2017 is back with its sixth edition Apr 14, 2017 | News Europe

IMAGINA Dental 2017 is back with its sixth edition

MONACO: As with previous editions, exceptional organisation and hospitality characterised the first day of the sixth IMAGINA Dental annual congress, taking place in Monaco from 13 to 15 April. As event manager Cécile Enrici stated, IMAGINA Dental is deserved of its reputation of being the leading congress for digital and aesthetic technology in dentistry. With the sun out, well-known speaker on CAD/CAM Dr François Duret addressed attendees at the opening session.

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A permanent attempt to make endodontics easy and clear Apr 13, 2017 | Business Europe

A permanent attempt to make endodontics easy and clear

I graduated in dental medicine in 2001 at the Instituto de Ciências da Saúde – Sul and completed my master’s in endodontics at Universidade Internacional da Catalunha in 2004. I have worked at MALO CLINIC’s endodontics department since 2001 and during the past 15 years, I have been exclusively dedicated to endodontics. I think if there is any peculiarity in my personality that can be highlighted, it would be my permanent attempt to make things easy and clear, because this is the way to success. ...

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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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Study finds Zendium toothpaste to promote healthy balance of mouth bacteria Apr 13, 2017 | News Americas

Study finds Zendium toothpaste to promote healthy balance of mouth bacteria

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Good oral health depends to a large extent on the balance between health-associated and disease-associated bacteria in the mouth. New research, presented at the General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research in San Francisco in March, has proven that Zendium, a Unilever toothpaste brand available in most of Europe and the Middle East, promotes such a balanced oral microbiome as the first of its kind.

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Live webinar: Using CBCT imaging for diagnostics Apr 13, 2017 | News Europe

Live webinar: Using CBCT imaging for diagnostics

BIBERACH AN DER RISS, Germany: As the use of CBCT imaging in dentistry has become more commonplace, its sophistication as a diagnostic tool likewise has increased. In an upcoming webinar on Wednesday, 19 April, an expert will explain how analysis of CBCT imaging can reveal additional findings and the importance of diagnosing these.

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Ill-fitting dentures may be a risk factor for oral cancer Apr 12, 2017 | News Asia Pacific

Ill-fitting dentures may be a risk factor for oral cancer

MUMBAI, India: Chronic mucosal irritation resulting from ill-fitting dentures may be a risk factor for the development of oral cancer, researchers from the Department of Head and Neck Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre in Mumbai concluded after reviewing existing literature on the relationship.

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Foundation for Endodontics supports dental charity in Jamaica Apr 12, 2017 | News Americas

Foundation for Endodontics supports dental charity in Jamaica

TREASURE BEACH, Jamaica: Over the past year, volunteer endodontists and endodontic residents have saved more than 100 teeth of patients in need in Treasure ...

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Interview: “We have been, are and will continue to be endo” Apr 11, 2017 | Business Europe

Interview: “We have been, are and will continue to be endo”

Every dentist wants to perform safe and efficient endodontic treatment to preserve patients’ teeth for as long as possible, but how can root canal therapy ...

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