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Low-cost tooth sensitivity liquid found to combat dental caries

NEW YORK, US: Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) has clearance by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of tooth sensitivity, and there is strong ...

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New research reveals the role of preventive oral care in the UK

WEYBRIDGE, UK: Haleon, a British multinational consumer healthcare company, and the College of General Dentistry have recently conducted a survey that ...

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Perceived social status associated with utilisation of preventive dental services

IOWA CITY, Iowa, US: For any oral health programme or insurance plan, under-utilisation of preventive dental services ultimately results in an increased ...

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Not wellness but medical care: GBT as effective prevention in everyday practice

Some 2,500 years ago, Hippocrates already knew that prevention is more important than curative therapy. In the modern-day context, Benz stated that ...

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Seventh international congress on minimum intervention dentistry brings leading experts together

ZAGREB, Croatia: The international Minimum Intervention Society (MIS) supported the seventh international congress on minimum intervention dentistry, themed...

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Less CHX—new generation of mouthwashes is changing therapy

KRIENS, Switzerland: Chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) is considered the gold standard among oral antiseptics, but its use comes with a number of side ...

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Interview: “GBT is the right concept for me”

Right in the heart of the southern German town of Friedrichshafen, dentist Dr Florian Fries runs a modern practice for oral health, seeking to treat ...

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Most children with special healthcare needs have caries and poor oral hygiene—study

JODHPUR, India: A study of the oral health of children with special healthcare needs in the Jodhpur district in Rajasthan province has found a high ...

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EFP publishes guideline on prevention and treatment of peri-implant diseases

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has announced a new guideline aimed at helping oral health professionals around the world...

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Study uses artificial intelligence for gingivitis detection

HONK KONG: The applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in dentistry have been widely explored in recent years. However, a recent study is one of the ...

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Sustainability in dentistry: Urgent call to action

Our profession deals with issues that rarely improve on their own. In fact, most dental problems will become more challenging unless we intervene with ...

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Curaden becomes an industry partner of the ITI

KRIENS, Switzerland: Two major forces in dental care and training are coming together to deliver a strong impact worldwide. Curaden, a global leader in oral...

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DELIVER: Funding received for major collaborative project that aims to improve oral health quality

Prof. Nagihan Bostanci is head of Internationalisation in Dentistry and professor of Inflammation Research (Periodontics) in the Department of Dental ...

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CHX but without stains? One substance may hold the solution

KRIENS, Switzerland: Chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) has been the go-to antiseptic in oral health for decades. It is considered the gold standard in ...

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Oral-B and Straumann: Raising the bar to limit periodontal and peri-implant disease, from chair to self-care

GENEVA/BASEL, Switzerland: In June 2022, Oral-B and Straumann announced a headline-grabbing alliance with an ambitious vision: to be a force for good in ...

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Oral-B and Straumann alliance officially launched with highly-anticipated jointly sponsored session at EuroPerio10

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Two weeks after the official announcement, Oral-B and Straumann kicked off their landmark alliance with a jointly sponsored scientific ...

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Healthy Welsh dental patients may see dentist less often, says NHS

CARDIFF, UK: The new plan, announced on the heels of widespread NHS reforms across the UK, has received harsh criticism from the British Dental Association,...

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Oral-B makes prevention matter at PeriOpera in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: During EuroPerio10, attendees enjoyed opportunities not only to immerse themselves in a comprehensive scientific programme but also to ...

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Part 6: Sustainable dentistry in 500 words or more

SINGAPORE: A year ago, we started this article series with FDI World Dental Federation, announcing its new initiative to “lead the charge on ...

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Oral-B and Straumann announce landmark alliance for scientific education on peri-implant and periodontal health

GENEVA, Switzerland: In a watershed moment for continuing education, Oral-B and Straumann have recently announced that they have joined forces. By offering ...

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Interview: “I hope that sustainable dentistry will soon reach critical mass and become the norm”

Dr Davinder Raju is the lead dentist at Dove Holistic Dental Centre in Bognor Regis in the UK and the founder of Green Dentistry, an online platform that ...

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Enlisting dentists to help tackle obesity

LOUGHBOROUGH, UK: Most of the UK population visit their dentist annually, and researchers from Loughborough University think that this primary care health ...

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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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Chewing gum sets trap for SARS-CoV-2, reduces transmission

PHILADELPHIA, U.S.: A study led by researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has found that a chewing gum laced with ...

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Interview: How to improve your prophylactic technique

As an award-winning dental hygienist and experienced Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) clinician, Faye Donald’s passion lies in educating, motivating and ...

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ACTEON Group is moving forward

COLOGNE, Germany: The ACTEON team is very excited to be participating in the International Dental Show (IDS) 2021, where it will be exhibiting its new ...

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Designing for the environment—sustainability in plastic products

There are many different aspects to consider in guiding the individual to suitable oral hygiene products: the patient’s oral status, abilities, ...

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Prevention of periodontal disease could save billions

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) recently commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a provider of forecasting ...

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Interview: Correcting your own oral hygiene habits is the best way to help patients

Too often, dental students have to rely on textbook examples or only receive limited practical training when it comes to improving their oral hygiene ...

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“The BOB-App generates more recalls because it changes the nature of the appointment”

Although most oral diseases originate interdentally, the majority of patients stick to cleaning the tooth surfaces only. Jagoda Weihönig, a dental ...

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