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North-East law firm appoints Goodman exec to expand into dental industry Jul 21, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

North-East law firm appoints Goodman exec to expand into dental industry

LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER & PRESTON, UK: Previous Goodman Grant Solicitors director Nicola Lomas has been appointed by law firm Brabners to help expand its health care practice into the dental market. With the step, the North East-based law firm aims to meet increasing demand for tailored legal services by both NHS and private dental practitioners.

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King’s collaborates with China’s largest dental group Jul 20, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

King’s collaborates with China’s largest dental group

LONDON, UK: King’s College London Dental Institute is extending its international reach with the launch of a number of activities that will see the ...

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Tapered-ovoid incisor shape is most attractive in women Jul 19, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Tapered-ovoid incisor shape is most attractive in women

LONDON, UK: The position, shape and colour of maxillary incisors enhance the aesthetics of the smile. Researchers in the UK have now investigated whether ...

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Interview: “We need to consider carefully how to plan for the future workforce” Jul 15, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Interview: “We need to consider carefully how to plan for the future workforce”

After the vote to leave in the European Union Referendum last month and the appointment of Theresa May as Prime Minister, negotiations between Westminster ...

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Practice valuations continue to rise Jul 14, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Practice valuations continue to rise

LONDON, UK: The latest quarterly report by the National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers (NASDAL) indicates that the average valuation for dental practices in the UK increased by another 13 per cent to 124 per cent goodwill last year, with mixed practices perceived as even more valuable than their NHS counterparts.

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Face transplant expert joins speakers list at upcoming national implant event Jul 7, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Face transplant expert joins speakers list at upcoming national implant event

LONDON, UK: Members of the Association of Dental Implantology will head to the ExCeL London exhibition and convention centre in March next year when the biennial team congress of the professional body is held from the 2nd to the 4th in the capital. Under the theme of “Dental implantology: A global perspective—Inspiration from around the world”, the event will offer a varied and inspirational learning experience for all members of the dental team, as well as for dentists with no ...

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A case for single-use hand instruments in general dental practice Jul 7, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

A case for single-use hand instruments in general dental practice

A wide range of single-use disposable dental and surgical instruments is now produced by a number of manufacturers. Instruments are available for purchase either singly or as procedure kits and are priced to be a realistic alternative to decontaminating reusable instruments.[1] Paradoxically, single-use instrumentation is rarely seen as a viable alternative by dental professionals, who typically associate single-use instruments with cheap unreliable plastic devices and a very limited product range. ...

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New synthetic biomaterials could change practice of dentistry Jul 7, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

New synthetic biomaterials could change practice of dentistry

NOTTINGHAM, UK: Current dental materials do not interface well with biological tissues. Researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University in the US have thus now developed light-curable therapeutic synthetic biomaterials for dental treatment that support native dental stem cells for dentinal tissue repair and regeneration. This approach could significantly influence the practice of dentistry and establish a new paradigm for dental treatment.

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MRD provider ResMed expands in European markets Jul 6, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

MRD provider ResMed expands in European markets

LONDON & SUNDERLAND, UK/LYON, France: The manufacturer of the Narval CC mandibular repositioning device (MRD), ResMed, has announced it is extending its services to ten countries in Europe, including the UK and Ireland. The new network will be built on partnerships involving accredited dental laboratory partners in each market and will allow clinicians to offer a faster and more personalised service to patients suffering from sleep apnoea, snoring and similar conditions.

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“But it’s different here”—An international perspective on the business of dentistry Jun 30, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

“But it’s different here”—An international perspective on the business of dentistry

As a business consultant, I have been providing training, coaching and mentoring services to UK and Irish dentists and their teams for the last 23 years. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to work with clients in a number of European and other countries, including Turkey, India, the US, Canada and Australia. I consider myself a bit of a rebel and love to talk about innovation in business and how it applies in dentistry and the wider health care environment.

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Digital dentistry

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

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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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This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

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UK dental leaders cautious in Brexit vote aftermath Jun 28, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

UK dental leaders cautious in Brexit vote aftermath

LONDON, UK: Dental stakeholders throughout the UK have reacted cautiously to the results of the referendum that saw the majority of people in Britain last ...

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Poor dental appearance hinders career prospects, Brits believe Jun 23, 2016 | News UK & Ireland

Poor dental appearance hinders career prospects, Brits believe

LONDON, UK: A new YouGov survey on behalf of the British Dental Association (BDA) has found that over three-quarters of Brits believe poor oral health ...

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