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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

LIVINGSTON, UK: When beauty therapist Caroline Sumpter bought a Megawhite Teeth Whitening Licence from Dentawhite in Glasgow, she was not aware that she was doing something illegal. When she found out, she immediately requested a refund from the company, which she was denied. Last week, the County Court ruled in her favour, reaffirming the law that only registered dentists are permitted to provide teeth whitening.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 the aisles of the exhibition floor in London’s Excel centre looking to gets their hands on the latest equipment and materials for dentistry. Over 330 exhibitors are currently showcasing their latest product innovations at the event, which is organised by the British Dental Industry Association.

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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 from the company for this year’s edition in London.

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Digital Dentistry Show

Digital Dentistry Show

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry. From 16 to 18 October DTI will be staging the first Digital Dentistry Show ...

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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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2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2014 EAO congress took place in Rome from 25 to 27 September. Thousands of delegates from around the world attended the event.

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Enlighten considers patient’s oral health with new whitening toothpaste Oct 10, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Enlighten considers patient’s oral health with new whitening toothpaste

LONDON, UK: Teeth whitening specialist Enlighten has unveiled its evo-white toothpaste at the BDIA Dental Showcase in London. The new product, that boasts ...

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Interview: 'The UK is a glass market' Oct 9, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: 'The UK is a glass market'

With its GCP product range featuring Glass Carbomer technology, GCP Dental is introducing its unique restorative portfolio on a large scale to the dental ...

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