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Antimicrobial resistance issues targeted by BDA summit Oct 24, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Antimicrobial resistance issues targeted by BDA summit

LONDON, UK: Prescriptions for antibiotics are at an all-time high in most developed countries, and the associated development of antimicrobial resistance has health officials around the globe worried. A summit organised by the British Dental Association (BDA) in Manchester in November is bringing together regulators and antimicrobial specialists to discuss how dental professionals in the UK can combat the rising threat.

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Registration open for landmark dental event held in the UK Oct 23, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Registration open for landmark dental event held in the UK

LONDON, UK: In 2015, London will be welcoming experts in periodontology and dental implantology from Britain and the continent to the next pan-European ...

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Non-dentists may not perform tooth whitening, County Court rules Oct 21, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Non-dentists may not perform tooth whitening, County Court rules

BROMLEY, UK: When beauty therapist Caroline Sumpter from Bromley bought a Megawhite Teeth Whitening Licence from Dentawhite in Glasgow, she was not aware ...

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Until Saturday dentists can have their say on endodontics Oct 16, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Until Saturday dentists can have their say on endodontics

GERRARDS CROSS, UK: In order to improve its activities in the promotion of endodontic treatment, the British Endodontic Society is currently inviting dentists ...

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Simple oral health measures could improve athletes’ performance Oct 16, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Simple oral health measures could improve athletes’ performance

LONDON, UK: British dental researchers have published a consensus statement that aims to raise awareness of oral health issues in sport. Through a review of almost 40 studies on the topic, they found that, owing to intense dietary and training pressure, oral health was consistently poor in elite athletes. However, encouraging better oral health care routines could help improve their oral health status and performance as well.

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Interview: “It is unacceptable to neglect severe oral diseases” Oct 15, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “It is unacceptable to neglect severe oral diseases”

In a report, researchers of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study have recently shed light on the global dimensions of severe periodontitis, which now affects over 700 million people worldwide. This study is a major effort involving more than 1,000 scientists to systematically produce comparable estimates of the burden of 291 diseases and injuries and their associated 1,160 sequelae in 1990, 1995, 2005 and 2010. Earlier this week, Dental Tribune had the opportunity to speak ...

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Henry Schein celebrates opening of new UK headquarters Oct 13, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Henry Schein celebrates opening of new UK headquarters

GILLINGHAM, UK: Almost a year after construction started, Henry Schein opened its new headquarters in the Gillingham Business Park last week. The new state-of-the-art and energy-efficient facility, which includes two floors of office space and a warehouse, will serve as the main office and distribution centre for the company’s dental and medical customers in the UK.

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Interview: Making a difference Oct 13, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: Making a difference

Dental equipment manufacturer A-dec is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Originally a US company, it is now also a major market participant in the UK. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to speak with Marketing Manager Luke Broadhurst about this year’s display and his initial impressions of the show.

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UK dental industry pushes campaign to contain influx of fake products Oct 12, 2014 | News United Kingdom

UK dental industry pushes campaign to contain influx of fake products

LONDON, UK: According to figures from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in London, over 12,000 individual pieces of counterfeit and unapproved dental products were seized in the UK up to April this year. At the recent BDIA Dental Showcase, the British Dental Industry Association (BDIA) announced that it will partner with major dental and general media outlets, including the BBC, to heighten awareness among dental professionals and the general public of the dangers these ...

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Interview: 'Every dentist should have a website' Oct 11, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: 'Every dentist should have a website'

London-based company Dental Focus has been advising UK dentists on how to attract new patients through online marketing since 2001. For Dental Tribune ONLINE, Operations Manager Naz Haque explained the dos and don’ts and the benefits for dentists of moving in the digital world at the BDIA Dental Showcase.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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BDIA Dental Showcase has promising start Oct 10, 2014 | News United Kingdom

BDIA Dental Showcase has promising start

LONDON, UK: The BDIA Dental Showcase started off promisingly yesterday with hundreds of dental professionals from all around the country already swarming ...

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Interview: “We want to be a forerunner” Oct 10, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “We want to be a forerunner”

A familiar face at every BDIA Dental Showcase is GC UK. On Thursday, Dental Tribune sat down with Managing Director Chris Brown to discuss what is in store ...

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