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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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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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 the most successful and clinically researched treatment modalities in dentistry. Unfortunately, patients who are not disease-free are being treated with dental implants and, as a result, the litigation rate has risen sharply.

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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 major networking event. Consequently, hundreds of members of the professional social media website met in London on Saturday to share ideas and celebrate the achievements of the amibitious platform.

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Heat wave: How to stay cool Jul 8, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Heat wave: How to stay cool

LONDON & WIGSTON, UK: Last week brought record temperatures for much of the UK and the rest of Europe. The first of July was even the hottest ever recorded in the country. Similar to most other workplaces, dental practices should carry out a thermal comfort risk assessment during heat waves to ensure that they and their staff do not suffer from any heat-related stress, according to the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health in Wigston.

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Webinar: Experts explain dental applications of 3-D printing Jul 8, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Webinar: Experts explain dental applications of 3-D printing

LONDON/LEIPZIG, Germany: With the Objet260 Dental Selection 3-D printer from Stratasys, one can produce realistic models for a variety of dental and orthodontic applications. A webinar, presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 16 July, offers participants an opportunity to become acquainted with Stratasys 3-D printers and the printing materials for the dental industry.

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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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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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Peri-implantitis: Is it a crisis? Jul 3, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Peri-implantitis: Is it a crisis?

In the US over 500,000 implants are placed each year, while in the UK that figure was around 140,000 for 2010. The prevalence of peri-implantitis has been ...

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Op-ed: Protection is essential Jul 2, 2015 | News UK & Ireland

Op-ed: Protection is essential

With the so-called “claims culture” in our society gaining momentum, it is important that businesses and organisations in every sector ensure ...

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