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Interview: Dentistry working with the internet and technology Feb 7, 2014 | News South Africa

Interview: Dentistry working with the internet and technology

Dr Barry Freydberg, is a renowned expert on the internet, cloud technology, and digital dental technology, whose presentations have received critical acclaim at conferences in the United States of America and Europe. He will be presenting a talk on this subject at IDEM Singapore 2014. Dr Freydberg will cover a variety of topics including how to optimise a practice’s use of technology and the internet, eliminating paperwork, taking practice management to the Cloud, and using Facebook as a marketing ...

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Glass-ionomer teeth fillings are not inferior to silver amalgam ones, a new study shows Jan 23, 2014 | News South Africa

Glass-ionomer teeth fillings are not inferior to silver amalgam ones, a new study shows

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: New findings by researchers from the SYSTEM Initiative based in Wits University’s Department of Community Dentistry/Faculty ...

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SADA launches D-CALC Practice Management Tool for dental professionals Dec 12, 2013 | News South Africa

SADA launches D-CALC Practice Management Tool for dental professionals

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Maretha Smit, Chief Executive of the South African Dental Association (SADA) launched the new D-CALC Practice Management Tool ...

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Sirona South Africa wins Top Starter Award 2013 Dec 4, 2013 | News South Africa

Sirona South Africa wins Top Starter Award 2013

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Sirona South Africa (SA) has won the Top Starter Award 2013 for fastest growing new Sirona Dental System GmbH subsidiary ...

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Istrodent: Leading the way in South Africa and Africa with their mobile clinics Aug 13, 2013 | News South Africa

Istrodent: Leading the way in South Africa and Africa with their mobile clinics

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: A leading local dental equipment and dental consumable supplier, Istrodent, are taking the lead in both South Africa and Africa with their design, manufacturing and outfitting of mobile dental and mobile health clinics. These clinics are used throughout the region to bring critically needed health care to rural residents where even simple health care is difficult to get.

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The University of Pretoria School of Dentistry recognised by the ITI Jul 29, 2013 | News South Africa

The University of Pretoria School of Dentistry recognised by the ITI

PRETORIA, South Africa: The recognition of the University of Pretoria (UP) School of Dentistry as both an ITI Centre of Excellence and ITI Scholarship Centre is a prestigious achievement for the institution. UP becomes the 10th ITI Centre of Excellence and the 21st ITI Scholarship Centre in the world, with the announcement which was made at the ITI AGM in Bern, Switzerland in April this year.  

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Prosthodontic department at University of Limpopo rewards academic excellence Jun 3, 2013 | News South Africa

Prosthodontic department at University of Limpopo rewards academic excellence

PRETORIA, South Africa: A new initiative by the Prosthodontic Department at the University of Limpopo sees 2nd year students awarded for their hard effort in obtaining high academic results with prizes given to the top two students. The initiative is a first and aims to keep students focused and motivated throughout their years of study. 

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Local celebrity wishes Dental Tribune South Africa all the best May 30, 2013 | News South Africa

Local celebrity wishes Dental Tribune South Africa all the best

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: Local celebrity Marc Lottering gave his well wishes to the new Dental Tribune South Africa which will be launched next month at the very successful Cape Dental Show 2013. The dental community is waiting with great anticipation for the launch of Dental Tribune South Africa which will be published by Modern Dentistry Media. 

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DTI welcomes South African partner; first print issue to be published in June May 21, 2013 | News South Africa

DTI welcomes South African partner; first print issue to be published in June

LEIPZIG, Germany/JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: The Dental Tribune International Publishing Group, composed of leading dental trade publishers around the world, recently welcomed another partner. Readers of the world’s biggest dental newspaper will now be able to read the latest news from South Africa.

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Cape Town becoming a popular venue for world dental congresses Apr 17, 2013 | News South Africa

Cape Town becoming a popular venue for world dental congresses

Renowned internationally as South Africa's premier destination, Cape Town is becoming the venue of choice for a number of world dental congresses. With its world-class facilities at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) coupled with its spectacular natural beauty, the South African 'Mother City' has attracted a number of upcoming world dental events.

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IDEM Singapore 2014

IDEM Singapore 2014

This year, more than 500 international exhibitors attended the eighth edition of IDEM Singapore. The trade fair and conference welcomed 7,842 participants ...

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Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease

Periodontal diseases can affect one or more of the periodontal tissues but may also affect the tooth-supporting structures, resulting in bone loss.

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Bisphenol A

Bisphenol A

The effects of BPA on human health are largely unknown. The FDA has raised concerns about the potential effects of the chemical in the past.

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Researchers move closer to repairing craniofacial defects Nov 8, 2012 | News South Africa

Researchers move closer to repairing craniofacial defects

CORVALLIS, Ore., USA: Researchers have gained deeper insights into the developmental mechanisms underlying birth defects in facial and heart muscles by ...

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Surgeons perform open mouth surgery to remove bone tumour Nov 8, 2012 | News South Africa

Surgeons perform open mouth surgery to remove bone tumour

FREIBURG, Germany: Researchers from Germany have developed a new, less invasive procedure for removing benign bone tumours of the jaw. While conventional ...

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