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DT Study Club corner lights up congress in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.: The FDI World Dental Congress is an event not to be missed. It has a cutting-edge scientific program and interactive forums covering ...

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Researchers conduct large study into oropharyngeal cancers

NEW YORK, U.S.: In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DFBWCC) have sifted through the ...

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World of dentistry meets in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.: “Be a part of something extraordinary” is the theme of the 2019 American Dental Association (ADA) FDI World Dental Congress, which ...

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Interview: “As dental practitioners, we all want our work to last”

University of Queensland PhD student Dr Arosha Weerakoon was recently awarded first prize in Universities Australia’s annual Pitch it Clever competition. ...

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Interview: Oral health and intellectual disability

People with intellectual disabilities often have difficulty accessing dental care and maintaining good oral health. As part of the Your Dental Health ...

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Reflux associated with temporomandibular disorder, study finds

XIAN, China: Reflux is an uncomfortable condition that can have negative effects on a patient’s oral health. In a recent study, researchers have ...

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American Dental Association voices concerns around do-it-yourself aligners

CHICAGO, U.S.: There has been an influx of do-it-yourself dentistry products onto the market, and dentists and dental organizations around the world have ...

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Dental practices urged to install amalgam separator

SACRAMENTO, Calif., U.S.: The use of dental amalgam contributes to mercury pollution and poses an environmental threat to ecosystems. In accordance with the...

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Interview: “Development of tooth crowns tends to occur earlier than stated in previous works”

Dr. Richard J. Sherwood is Professor of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences and Vice Chair of Research at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. In an...

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Project ECHO trains dentists through video conferencing platform

HOUSTON, U.S.: Staff at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry have recently presented the first online ...

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Opioid prescriptions reduced by one-third in 43 hospitals

ANN ARBOR, Mich., U.S.: There is a new level of awareness in the U.S. about the opioid crisis and now more physicians are starting to respond with action. ...

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Artificial intelligence advances cancer therapy

CLEVELAND, U.S.: In a recent advancement in cancer research, scientists have used artificial intelligence (AI) to help customize the radiation dosage for ...

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Researchers develop new bonelike material

PORTLAND, Ore., U.S.: In a recent development that could have a huge impact on the dental industry, researchers from the Oregon Health and Science ...

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Dentsply Sirona showcase new software

BASEL, Switzerland: At the recent American Association of Orthodontics meeting in Los Angeles, U.S., the introduction of the CEREC Ortho SW 2.0 software ...

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New research to target head and neck cancer

AUGUSTA, Ga., U.S.: For a group of researchers from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, the enzyme ecto-5’-nucleotidase (CD73) is going ...

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FDA continues to educate youth about dangers of vaping

SILVER SPRING, Md., U.S.: It was almost a year ago that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) initiated “The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette ...

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Education minister visits new teaching facility at University of Otago

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: Officially opened on 11 June, the new Clinical Services Building at the University of Otago’s Faculty of Dentistry is set to replace...

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Dental students design metal saliva ejectors

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica: Four dental students at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) have recently found a way to counter the environmental impact of ...

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Number of pediatric dentists expected to grow rapidly

ALBANY, N.Y., U.S.: A recent study, commissioned by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), has evaluated the adequacy of the supply of ...

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Interview: “Current antimicrobial techniques are largely ineffective ”

Robots and their influence on society is not something new. For years, we have been sharing our social and, more recently, private circles with them. In ...

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Medication-induced bruxism overlooked in dentistry

SYDNEY, Australia: Dentists commonly encounter bruxism and manage its effects. However, bruxism is not always recognised as being potentially drug-induced. ...

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Dentsply Sirona announces a new leader for its North American commercial business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: Dentsply Sirona has recently announced that Eric Bruno has joined its team as senior vice president of the North American regional ...

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Electronic cigarette study details impact on neural stem cells

RIVERSIDE, Calif., U.S.: In the next few years, dentists may start to see the effects of electronic cigarettes (ECs) in more detail. Promoted as a safer ...

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Interview: “Dental professionals have a front-line opportunity to help combat the opioid epidemic”

The opioid epidemic that is gripping the U.S. is a major concern for many health care professionals. Studies suggest that U.S. dentists prescribe up to 30% ...

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Interview: “Domestic violence lies in the dark alley of society”

The role dentists play in recognizing potential cases of domestic violence is rarely discussed. In a recent interview, Dental Tribune International spoke ...

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Researchers conduct genome analysis for link between dental caries and periodontitis

UMEÅ, Sweden: In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Institute of Odontology at Umeå University in Sweden and the Bristol Dental School in...

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Call for stories giving opinions and experiences of rural health workers in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia: In Australia, some of the most at-risk dental patients are those living in the remote areas of the continent. Access, education and ...

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Study examines mother’s perception of her child’s oral health status

PITTSBURGH, U.S.: Mothers play a primary role in the health of their children. This function may be particularly important for children in Appalachia, a ...

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Australians seek diversity and inclusion in dentistry

SYDNEY, Australia: The Australian Dental Association (ADA) has recently published an article on diversity in Australian dentistry. According to the article,...

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Sugar industry exploited dietitians to influence dentists, study shows

SAN FRANCISCO, U.S./VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada: In 1975, the U.S. Sugar Association (SA) created the Regional Nutritional Information Program ...

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