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One third of UK dental professionals report disrespectful behaviour from colleagues

LONDON, UK: A recent survey conducted by Dental Protection—a leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and other healthcare ...

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Want to build a thriving orthodontic practice? Focus on the patient experience

SAN JOSE, Calif., U.S.: In today’s hyper-connected world, customer experience has the power to make or break a business. According to a study referenced ...

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A study looking at implant patients with COVID-19 reveals risk factors of early implant failure

KAYSERI, Turkey: COVID-19 has infected over 670  million people. The disease can impact bone metabolism, stimulating bone resorption, reducing serum ...

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Research examines burn-out during COVID-19, offers strategies for resilience

ALBANY, N.Y., US: Mental health support is now a great priority for many employers who wish to show their commitment to promoting well-being in the ...

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FDI to welcome the world of dentistry to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia: Organised annually by FDI World Dental Federation, the World Dental Congress is one of the most prestigious continuing education events ...

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The current global dental material market—an overview

According to the latest findings by iData Research, the global dental material market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.1% over the...

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COVID-19 pandemic had both positive and negative consequences for orthodontists

RICHMOND, Va., US: No orthodontic clinician in the world was left unaffected by the extreme adaptation to practice and procedure required during the ...

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US congress urged to fix healthcare workforce

WASHINGTON, US: The American Dental Association (ADA) and 19 other healthcare associations have urged US lawmakers to confront problems facing the domestic...

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Lithuanian researchers develop dental equipment that destroys viruses

KAUNAS, Lithuania: The work of dental professionals was significantly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. For this reason, researchers from Lithuania have ...

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Study uses LED imaging to visualise aerosols generated during dental treatment

SENDAI, Japan: Since various infectious diseases travel through airborne aerosol particles and droplets, researchers have recently sought to understand how...

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IDS organisers herald beginning of post-COVID-19 era

SINGAPORE: The countdown to the International Dental Show (IDS) 2023 has begun, and the organisers have set the bar high by stating that the forthcoming IDS...

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What is driving the European dental implant markets?

Unsurprisingly, the COVID-19 pandemic crippled the entire dentistry industry in 2020 and 2021, when elective medical surgeries such as dental implant and ...

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Scoping review finds dentists lacked infection control training during pandemic

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A study led by researchers at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University in Islamabad has examined the impact of the SARS-CoV-2 ...

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Sino-Dental postponed as Beijing clings to zero-COVID strategy

BEIJING, China: The 27th Sino-Dental China International Dental Exhibition and Scientific Conference has been postponed owing to concerns related to the ...

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Dentistry to celebrate 100 years of IDS in 2023

COLOGNE, Germany: Next year, the International Dental Show (IDS) will be celebrating two milestones. In addition to holding the 40th edition of the leading ...

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Study sheds light on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on dental hygienists

CHICAGO, US: Similarly to other dental professionals, dental hygienists have been put in the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic owing to the belief that...

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COVID-19 pandemic: Young dentists concerned, doubtful about their future in dentistry

LONDON, UK: Dental Protection says that the vast backlog in patient treatments—a lingering consequence of the pandemic—is negatively affecting the ...

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Pandemic exacerbates UK oral health inequalities

LONDON, UK: Researchers at University College London have highlighted the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect of having widened inequalities in oral health in the ...

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Dentists in Germany no more likely to catch COVID-19 than general population—study

GREIFSWALD, Germany: A study by researchers at University Medicine Greifswald compared the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission among dental teams with that of ...

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New face shield could reduce dental clinical waste, provide better protection

BRISTOL, UK: As Dental Tribune International has previously reported, thoughtful waste management is an increasingly important issue in dentistry in view of...

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Rinsing against SARS-CoV-2—one mouthwash reduces infection risk

LYON, France: In a study that is the first of its kind, researchers from Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University in Lyon in France have shown that Curaprox’s ...

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Australian dental and healthcare services weather Omicron surge

SYDNEY, Australia: For the majority of 2020 and 2021, large parts of Australia managed to contain the spread of SARS-CoV-2 to an enviable level. Despite ...

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Is loss of taste overestimated among COVID-19 patients?

TRIESTE, Italy: The majority of COVID-19 patients self-report olfactory and gustatory disfunction, making these among the most common symptoms of the ...

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COVID-19 advances acceptance of teledentistry among patients

Dubai, UAE: A survey of residents in the UAE and Saudi Arabia has found that 88% of the respondents appreciate the advantages of teledentistry and online ...

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Slow down everyone—dentistry does not need to be done at speed—Part 2

These days, there is a growing emphasis on quality over quantity, that is, preferring an object or service that is worthwhile rather than a quick and easy ...

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General Dental Council commits to improving its services

LONDON, UK: In 2020, UK regulator the General Dental Council (GDC) commissioned a survey by DJS Research to identify and better understand the perceptions ...

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Pandemic headwinds batter SmileDirectClub

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S.: SmileDirectClub (SDC) is a leading provider of remote clear aligner therapy, but the company has missed out on the economic immunity...

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New NHS Scotland guidance criticised by BDA

STIRLING, UK: Earlier this week, NHS Scotland released new guidance for the prevention and handling of potential respiratory infections in healthcare ...

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COVID-19: Study shows benefits of local exhaust ventilation in dental settings

NEWCASTLE, UK: One of the main ways in which SARS-CoV-2 is communicated is through airborne respiratory droplets—droplets that can be dispersed as a ...

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Has the pandemic really strengthened DSOs on the U.S. dental market?

LOS ANGELES, U.S.: When dental clinics in the U.S. were forced to close temporarily in early 2020, some heard what they thought was the final death knell of...

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