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Police appeal in case of BDIA Dental Showcase theft Dec 19, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Police appeal in case of BDIA Dental Showcase theft

London, UK: The Police Department in Newham, London, has released CCTV images of two men on Tuesday, who are suspected to have stolen dental equipment from the BDIA Dental Showcase that took place at the ExCel Centre in October. Among other items, they are believed to have taken high-end handpieces on the first day of the show.

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2015: A fresh start for Dental Tribune UK Dec 18, 2014 | News United Kingdom

2015: A fresh start for Dental Tribune UK

LONDON, UK: Since 2007, the Dental Tribune has been playing a major role in the UK’s dental publishing industry. After a short transition period, ...

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Interview: “A-once-in-a-generation opportunity” Dec 12, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Interview: “A-once-in-a-generation opportunity”

Next year, the scientific congress of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) will be held in London for the first time in collaboration with the ...

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Dentist health scare – shocking, but rare Dec 11, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Dentist health scare – shocking, but rare

The recent news that 22,000 patients of a Nottinghamshire dentist are being contacted and offered testing for blood-borne diseases, such as HIV and Hepatitis ...

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Henry Schein UK announces recipients of 2014 educational awards Dec 10, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Henry Schein UK announces recipients of 2014 educational awards

GILLINGHAM, UK: Five graduates from King’s College London Dental Institute have been awarded bursaries by Henry Schein UK this year. The dental distributor recognised students Joshua Green and Takawira Mairosi, among others, for their leadership in foreign educational projects and the implementation of a structured holistic patient assessment and in-house referral scheme for local practices in London.

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Nature of our job could increase risk of developing mouth cancer Dec 3, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Nature of our job could increase risk of developing mouth cancer

RUGBY, UK: Exposure to smoke, regular consumption of processed foods, time in the sun and the consumption of alcohol as part of one’s job could increase the risk of developing mouth cancer, according to the British Dental Health Foundation.

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Record attendance: British oral surgeons gather for annual conference Nov 28, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Record attendance: British oral surgeons gather for annual conference

EDINBURGH, UK: A record number of surgeons and practitioners recently came together for the Annual Scientific Conference of the British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS). The venue at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s main campus was filled to capacity, as 300 attendees had travelled from as far afield as Australia to attend the three-day event.

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Rise in endocarditis despite antibiotics guidelines for dentists Nov 27, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Rise in endocarditis despite antibiotics guidelines for dentists

SHEFFIELD, UK: Scientists at the University of Sheffield have identified a significant rise in the number of people diagnosed with a serious heart infection alongside a large fall in the prescription of antibiotic prophylaxis to dental patients owing to respective guidelines introduced several years ago. The researchers suggest that their results will provide the information the guideline committees need to re-evaluate the benefits of administering antibiotics as a preventative measure.

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Research finds tooth enamel fast track in humans Nov 25, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Research finds tooth enamel fast track in humans

CANTERBURY, UK: New research conducted at the University of Kent in Canterbury has discovered a link between prenatal enamel growth rates of teeth and weaning in human babies. The research found that incisors grow quickly in the early stages of the second trimester of a baby’s development, while molars grow at a slower rate in the third trimester. This is so incisors are ready to erupt after birth, at approximately six months of age, when a baby makes the transition from breast-feeding to weaning. ...

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Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth Nov 20, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Society’s poorest have eight fewer teeth

NEWCASTLE, UK: The poorest people in society have eight fewer teeth by their seventies than the richest, one of the largest studies of its type ever undertaken has found. The research, a collaboration between Newcastle University, the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and the National Centre for Social Research, showed that oral health is substantially worse among the poorest 20 per cent of society compared with the most wealthy. For those over 65 ...

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 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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Implantology

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

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Millions lost to front-line health care abuse in Northern Ireland Nov 19, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Millions lost to front-line health care abuse in Northern Ireland

BELFAST, UK: Health and dental care worth £44 million were lost to cross-country fraud last year, Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland has ...

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Online reviews: Does Google really forget? Nov 18, 2014 | News United Kingdom

Online reviews: Does Google really forget?

How is your relationship with Google; do you love or hate it? Does it display negative information about your dental practice? With right to be forgotten ...

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