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Perio Master Clinic 2022 conference to be held in Mexico

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) is currently making the final preparations for International Perio Master Clinic 2022,...

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Third-quarter results indicate strong growth for 3D-printing companies

LEIPZIG, Germany: Whereas the impact of COVID-19 continues to disrupt many sectors, the 3D-printing industry appears to have regained strength and is ...

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Interview: The benefits of non-surgical periodontal therapy

As a researcher at the University of Brescia in Italy and the operator of a private practice, Prof. Magda Mensi has a special interest in the ...

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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 ...

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Growth lines of primary teeth may help evaluate risk of developing mental disorders

BRISTOL, UK/BOSTON, US: The thickness of growth marks in primary teeth may help identify children at risk for depression and other mental health ...

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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 ...

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Formlabs announces release of two new biocompatible resins

SOMERVILLE, Mass., U.S.: The dramatic shift toward more personalized dental treatment is perhaps no more evident than within digital dentistry. In ...

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Toothpaste with hydroxyapatite provides promising results, study shows

TORONTO, Canada: The debate about fluoride in toothpaste may have taken another turn. Recently, researchers from the University of Toronto have shown in ...

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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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Stratasys introduces new dental 3D printer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., U.S./REHOVOT, Israel: On Dec. 7, Stratasys, a leader in polymer 3D-printing solutions, introduced the Stratasys Origin One Dental, the ...

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Interview with Dr. Richard Price: The importance of a high-quality curing light

The new Bluephase PowerCure and the G4 from Ivoclar Vivadent offer more than most clinicians expect from a high-performance curing light. In addition to ...

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Global Osstem Meeting 2021 Seoul concludes with success

SEOUL, South Korea: Osstem Implant has announced that it successfully held the inaugural Digital Dentistry Contest and the Osstem Meeting 2021 Seoul from 27...

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Omicron and NHS targets: Dentists in England struggle to restore services

LONDON, UK: Since the English government has decided to ease some of the COVID-19 restrictions just as the winter season has arrived, some professional ...

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Rapid Shape evaluates medical device applications in bioresorbable 3D-printing resins

HEIMSHEIM, Germany/BIRMINGHAM, UK: Rapid Shape is evaluating a partnership between its vat polymerisation 3D-printing technology and a new class of ...

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Dentsply Sirona and 3Shape expand their strategic partnership

COPENHAGEN, Denmark/CHARLOTTE, N.C., US: Dentsply Sirona and 3Shape have recently expanded their partnership to provide seamless and secure integration ...

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Calibrated IPR can improve predictability of clear aligner therapy

NEW YORK, U.S.: The number of dental practices that offer clear aligner treatment is increasing, and so too is the need for interproximal reduction (IPR) as...

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Poor glycaemic control results in tooth loss in middle age, study finds

ŌTSU, Japan: In the largest study of its kind, researchers in Japan have analysed glycaemic control and natural tooth retention to investigate the ...

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BDIA Dental Showcase to return with a bang in 2022

LONDON, UK: The past two years have wreaked havoc on physical dental events, yet there remains reason for optimism. On 25 and 26 March 2022, the BDIA ...

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Apple’s iOS 14 shakes up digital dental brands

CUPERTINO, Calif., U.S.: In the past, key steps in maintaining one’s privacy might have entailed drawing the curtains after dark, planting a hedge or ...

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New study explains link between obesity and periodontal disease

BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.: In a new study, researchers sought to gain a deeper understanding of the link between obesity and periodontal disease. They found that ...

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Danes’ oral health has improved significantly but social inequalities persist, study says

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: In a recent study, researchers examined the dentate status and the frequency of preventive dental visits of Danish adults over a period...

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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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Graphy presents first direct 3D-printed aligner with shape memory function

COLOGNE, Germany: At the 39th International Dental Show (IDS) in September, South Korean manufacturer Graphy showcased the world’s first direct...

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Curasept—first because we care

SARONNO, Italy: Curasept is a well-known oral care brand thanks largely to its patented chlorhexidine anti-discoloration System (ADS) line, which is much ...

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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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Study shows how remote monitoring can reduce orthodontic check-up frequency

DUBAI, UAE/SYDNEY, Australia: One of the most notable trends in dentistry in 2021 has been the continued rise in popularity of remotely monitored ...

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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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Danish Dental Association worried about irreversible damage caused by snus use

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Snus use by young people in Denmark has increased considerably in recent years, and the Danish Dental Association has expressed its ...

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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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Exocad releases ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software for single-visit dentistry in North America

WOBURN, MASS., U.S./DARMSTADT, Germany: Exocad, an Align Technology company, recently announced the availability of ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway in the U.S. and ...

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