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Molecule stops caries in lab rats Sep 20, 2017 | News USA

Molecule stops caries in lab rats

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have created a small molecule that prevents or impedes tooth cavities in a preclinical model. The inhibitor blocks the function of a key virulence enzyme in an oral bacterium, a molecular sabotage that is akin to throwing a monkey wrench into machinery to jam the gears.

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Hinman announces 2018 dates, names Dr. Bennet Omalu keynote speaker Sep 18, 2017 | News USA

Hinman announces 2018 dates, names Dr. Bennet Omalu keynote speaker

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting — a comprehensive source of continuing education in dentistry — has announced its 2018 ...

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Meeting review: 2017 AAP Annual Meeting in Boston Sep 13, 2017 | News USA

Meeting review: 2017 AAP Annual Meeting in Boston

BOSTON, Mass., USA: The 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology was held Sept. 9 to 12 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition ...

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AAP Annual Meeting in Boston offers plenty to learn Sep 11, 2017 | News USA

AAP Annual Meeting in Boston offers plenty to learn

BOSTON, Mass, USA: There is a lot to learn here at the 2017 AAP Annual Meeting in Boston. The classrooms are filled with thought leaders eager to share ...

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IDM Global Oral Health Progress Award presented to Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma Sep 7, 2017 | News USA

IDM Global Oral Health Progress Award presented to Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma

Prof. Dr. Mahesh Verma, director and principal of the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences and president of the Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry, was presented with the second IDM (International Dental Manufacturers) Global Oral Health Progress Award, during the FDI World Dental Congress in Madrid on Aug. 30. The award recognizes Verma’s many years of service to the dental profession and valuable contributions to furthering global oral health, particularly in emerging markets and ...

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Henry Schein holds 20th annual ‘Back to School’ program Aug 31, 2017 | News USA

Henry Schein holds 20th annual ‘Back to School’ program

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. is helping children around the world return to the classroom ready to learn by providing them with backpacks, school supplies and new clothes through its 20th annual “Back to School” program. This year, more than 5,000 children will participate in the program at 30 Henry Schein locations in the U.S., Canada, Scotland and Spain.

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CDA takes meeting to a whole new level Aug 28, 2017 | News USA

CDA takes meeting to a whole new level

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: The exhibit hall at the 2017 CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry here has taken this northern version of the California Dental Association’s two annual meetings to the next level — literally. The meeting’s return to the west side of the Moscone Center brings with it an exhibit hall that encompasses a whole new level: an entire second floor.

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San Francisco is the spot to be for dental education Aug 25, 2017 | News USA

San Francisco is the spot to be for dental education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: Education isn’t just everywhere at CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry — it’s on your way to everywhere and in between. And there’s no better example than The Spot education theatre in the exhibit hall — where you can pause for a quick rest and realize an hour later that you now know exactly why you need to drop one or two of your more problematic patients and how you should do it.

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BulletinHealthcare launches news briefing for American Association of Endodontists Aug 23, 2017 | News USA

BulletinHealthcare launches news briefing for American Association of Endodontists

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: BulletinHealthcare, a provider of news briefings for top medical associations, has announced a partnership with the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). The new digital publication, titled In the News, offers more than 8,000 AAE members the latest and most relevant endodontic news in a concise, mobile-optimized weekly email.

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Public, patients agree that oral surgeons are most qualified to place implants Aug 21, 2017 | News USA

Public, patients agree that oral surgeons are most qualified to place implants

Both prospective dental implant patients and the general public agree in a new study: oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the most qualified to perform the procedure to replace missing teeth. The study, published in the July issue of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, also finds the public needs more education about dental implants, and dental providers should emphasize this information to potentially improve patients’ experiences.

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FDI World Dental Congress 2017

FDI World Dental Congress 2017

Bienvenido a Madrid! From 29 August to 1 September 2017, the dental community gathered in the Spanish capital for the FDI World Dental Congress. Find the ...

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Prevention in dentistry

Prevention in dentistry

In addition to daily brushing and annual dental visits, a number of preventive measures can be taken to avoid oral diseases.

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Dental caries

Dental caries

Dental caries is one of the most common global dieases, affecting 60–90 per cent of schoolchildren and nearly 100 per cent of adults worldwide.

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ICOI meeting gets underway in Vancouver Aug 18, 2017 | News USA

ICOI meeting gets underway in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The International Congress of Oral Implantologists is hosting its World Congress XXXV. This year, the ICOI is celebrating ...

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Oral Health America releases Medicare Dental Toolkit Aug 17, 2017 | News USA

Oral Health America releases Medicare Dental Toolkit

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Oral Health America (OHA) has released a new Medicare Dental Toolkit to assist those advocating for the addition of a dental benefit ...

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