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Interview: “Holding ConsEuro in London was a little bit of a risk” May 21, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “Holding ConsEuro in London was a little bit of a risk”

As one of many dental organisations to do so, the European Federation of Conservative Dentistry (EFCD) chose to hold its international congress in the UK this year. Dental Tribune sat down with EFCD President and King’s College London professor Stephen Dunne last week in London to discuss the event and how technology is increasingly shaping the field of dentistry.

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Get pixelated or why online dentistry needs to be more active on Facebook May 21, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Get pixelated or why online dentistry needs to be more active on Facebook

It is commonly accepted that Facebook is one of the largest and most important online platforms in 2015. As it continues to dominate the social media landscape ...

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New research shows chewing gum may turn off earworms May 14, 2015 | News United Kingdom

New research shows chewing gum may turn off earworms

READING, UK: Earworms, from the German “Ohrwurm”, are catchy tunes that repeat in one’s head. A recent poll suggested that over 90 per ...

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Webinar addresses digital workflow in implantology May 14, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Webinar addresses digital workflow in implantology

LEIPZIG, Germany: The combination of digital media makes dental treatment processes not only easier, safer and more standardised, but also provides a high ...

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BDA calls on new government to fix dentistry system May 12, 2015 | News United Kingdom

BDA calls on new government to fix dentistry system

London, UK: The British Dental Association (BDA) has said that it will work with the new Conservative cabinet and members of parliament towards a better contract for dentistry in the UK. Remarking on last week’s general election results, Chief Executive Peter Ward pledged his organisation will continue to fight for better recognition of dentists and distribution of funding for the profession under the new government.

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New initiative aims to improve oral health of care home residents May 7, 2015 | News United Kingdom

New initiative aims to improve oral health of care home residents

LONDON, UK: Several studies have found that the oral health of care home residents is often poor and that in many cases carers have not received specific training to help residents with their daily oral hygiene routine. This problem is now being tackled in a new British health initiative that was recently launched by Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex, supported by research from the University of Greenwich’s Centre for Positive Ageing.

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EuroPerio8: DTI to publish official congress newspaper May 6, 2015 | News United Kingdom

EuroPerio8: DTI to publish official congress newspaper

LONDON, UK/LEIPZIG, Germany: Undoubtedly, the EuroPerio Congress today is among the leading conferences for periodontology and implant dentistry worldwide. Dental Tribune International (DTI) has recently signed an agreement with the event’s organiser, the European Federation of Periodontology, one of the largest dental associations in Europe, to establish DTI’s today show daily newspaper as the official congress guide of EuroPerio8.

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Military dentist follows Cockcroft as Chief Dental Officer May 5, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Military dentist follows Cockcroft as Chief Dental Officer

LONDON, UK: After two months of searching, the National Health Service (NHS) has appointed Sara Hurley from the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine in Birmingham as new Chief Dental Officer (CDO) for England. She is the second woman to occupy the government advisory post after Dame Margaret Seward was appointed CDO in 2000.

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Interview: “The absence of even simple dental services can greatly affect a child’s future life” Apr 29, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “The absence of even simple dental services can greatly affect a child’s future life”

Today, millions of disadvantaged children worldwide suffer from untreated dental diseases and tooth decay. For most of them, there is no possibility of receiving much-needed dental care and living a pain-free life. The Global Child Dental Fund (GCDFund), a UK-based charitable organisation, is aiming to help these children by ensuring that those from the most deprived communities around the world have access to dental care and do not suffer from obvious dental decay in their lifetime. Dental Tribune ...

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Periodontology in the UK: A mixed national picture Apr 29, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Periodontology in the UK: A mixed national picture

The UK is gearing up to host the largest conference in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry ever held with EuroPerio8 taking place on 3-6 June at London ExCel. Over 100 speakers will contribute to the main scientific programme and there are many additional sponsor sessions. Over 1500 abstracts have been accepted. Already over 7,000 periodontists, implantologists, general dentists and dental hygienists from 96 different countries have confirmed their attendance.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Review: International Dental Show 2015

Review: International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) drew dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time to Cologne. Altogether, ...

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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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Periodontitis linked to heart attacks in kidney disease patients Apr 28, 2015 | News United Kingdom

Periodontitis linked to heart attacks in kidney disease patients

BIRMINGHAM, UK: Over 10 per cent of the adult population suffers from chronic kidney disease (CKD) and those affected often have poor health outcomes owing ...

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BDIA extends contracts with London and Birmingham venues Apr 27, 2015 | News United Kingdom

BDIA extends contracts with London and Birmingham venues

LONDON & BIRMINGHAM, UK: The British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) has announced that it signed new contracts with both the NEC in Birmingham ...

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