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Interview: “Bring more patients into practices” Aug 26, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “Bring more patients into practices”

Crown 24 UK has made a significant impact in the UK dental laboratory market since it started three years ago. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with Rupa Shah and Sandy Shapira, directors of the company, about their unique marketing concept and how they manage to assure the highest quality at a significantly lower price.

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Treatment coordinator: The bridge to case acceptance Aug 21, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Treatment coordinator: The bridge to case acceptance

You might think that in financially challenging times the last thing you need is a new member of staff. For a practice to thrive and prosper in a difficult ...

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Research uses virtual reality technology to train dental surgeons Aug 12, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Research uses virtual reality technology to train dental surgeons

HUDDERSFIELD, UK: A University of Huddersfield researcher is harnessing the latest virtual reality technology to help oral and maxillofacial surgical trainees ...

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BDA calls for radical action to lower Britain’s sugar intake Aug 6, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

BDA calls for radical action to lower Britain’s sugar intake

LONDON, UK: Lately, there have been increasing efforts to curb Britain’s high sugar consumption. Although the British Dental Association (BDA) has ...

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Interview: “I do not see how the situation can improve” Jul 27, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “I do not see how the situation can improve”

Educated in Manchester and a dentist at heart, Dr Stefanos Morfis opened his first practice in Athens five years ago, right at the beginning of the debt crisis in Greece. Five years later, he is selling it owing to the economic circumstances and is planning to register with the General Dental Council in order to start working as a dentist in Britain. Dental Tribune Online had the opportunity to speak with him last week about the situation of dentists in his home country and the reasons he has chosen ...

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UK spin-out launches crowdfunding campaign for no-drill tooth repair tech Jul 24, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

UK spin-out launches crowdfunding campaign for no-drill tooth repair tech

PERTH, UK: Teeth restored without drilling is the dream of almost every dental patient. A new approach developed in the UK that utilises an electrical current to remineralise the tooth promises exactly that. Reminova, the developer of the technology, has now announced the start of an equity crowdfunding campaign for the UK and the US in an effort to raise £0.5 million to bring it to market.

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Graduation: A minefield for the younger generation of dentists Jul 23, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Graduation: A minefield for the younger generation of dentists

Common reasons for choosing dentistry as a vocation in the UK include having a fulfilling career where, after five hard years invested at dental school, one could be rewarded with a high probability of employment and the opportunity to marry scientific knowledge with practical hand skills to provide for the public, either on an NHS or private basis or both. A-level students have high standards to achieve and maintain to gain admission to undergraduate programmes. Towards the end of their training, ...

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Online course presents novel anterior restorative Jul 23, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Online course presents novel anterior restorative

LONDON, UK/LEIPZIG, Germany: A free webinar, presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 30 July, will introduce a novel anterior restorative from the makers of Lumineers that is made from the patented Cerinate porcelain. The course speaker, Dr James Pasternak, will outline the application and advantages of the new technology, which facilitates durable and aesthetic restorations.

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Man loses memory after root canal treatment Jul 17, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Man loses memory after root canal treatment

LEICESTER, UK: In March 2005, a 38-year-old British soldier stationed in Germany lost his ability to form new memories after undergoing a regular root canal treatment. To this day, he is unable to remember anything for longer than 90 minutes, although his brain is completely intact and he suffered no trauma that could have caused the amnesia, according to his doctors.

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New report holds parents responsible for poor state of children’s oral health Jul 16, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

New report holds parents responsible for poor state of children’s oral health

MANCHESTER, UK: A lack of knowledge about the importance of early oral health care measures and the availability of treatment among parents has led to almost every seventh child aged 8 or under in the UK having never seen a dentist, according to a new report by dental group mydentist in Manchester. The survey also found that one in ten of those children who had actually seen a dentist had at least one filling done, resulting in an estimated burden of £22 million annually for the National Health ...

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FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress

This year's Annual World Dental Congress will be held in the Thai capital Bangkok from 22 to 25 September. It will be the third time in five years that ...

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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Controlling costs and increasing access to dental implant treatment Jul 13, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Controlling costs and increasing access to dental implant treatment

Implant dentistry is an elective restorative treatment solution with a surgical component for dentally fit patients. If properly executed, it is one of ...

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Dental Circle meets in London to celebrate future of professional social media Jul 9, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Dental Circle meets in London to celebrate future of professional social media

LONDON, UK: With temperatures skyrocketing last week in the capital, the organisers of Dental Circle could not have chosen a better time to hold its first ...

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