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New agreement between DTI and IADS aims to strengthen the dental community Dec 13, 2017 | News Europe

New agreement between DTI and IADS aims to strengthen the dental community

LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental Tribune International (DTI) and the International Association of Dental Students (IADS) recently signed a collaboration agreement to help strengthen their networks and promote the important work both organisations are doing. With a combined audience of around one million dentists, industry professionals and dental students worldwide, the collaboration will bring together professionals from a variety of fields in a more informed and up-to-date format.

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Interview: “Advanced knowledge and a supporting community via the Internet” Dec 6, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “Advanced knowledge and a supporting community via the Internet”

In November, QAdental, a new dental consultation portal, won the Innovation Award at the Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition in Helsinki. Developed ...

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Ivoclar Vivadent hosts successful Competence in Esthetics symposium Dec 5, 2017 | News Europe

Ivoclar Vivadent hosts successful Competence in Esthetics symposium

VIENNA, Austria: Digitalisation has changed the dental industry and new technologies have entered dental practices and laboratories faster than predicted. ...

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Finnish Innovation Award honours pioneering dental products Nov 30, 2017 | News Europe

Finnish Innovation Award honours pioneering dental products

HELSINKI, Finland: At the 2017 Finnish Dental Congress and Exhibition in Helsinki, the third Innovaatio (Innovation) Award again recognised new products, ...

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World’s largest study on implants in edentulous mandibles to be extended Nov 29, 2017 | News Europe

World’s largest study on implants in edentulous mandibles to be extended

DÜSSELDORF/KIEL, Germany: The German Research Foundation has extended the world’s largest single-implant study for the retention of a complete denture in the edentulous mandible by another three years. The total funding for the project, which started in 2012 at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel, now totals around €1.275 million.

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Hidden danger: Why we need a global initiative for clean dental implants Nov 20, 2017 | News Europe

Hidden danger: Why we need a global initiative for clean dental implants

Residues on sterile-packaged implants, particularly organic particles from the production or packaging process, are highly suspected of being responsible for incomplete osseointegration of dental implants or even a loss of bone in the early healing period. Studies in recent years have shown that neither the CE marking nor US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance provide a reliable indication of the cleanliness of dental implants.

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Large prevention gap: Study details poor oral health status of refugees  Nov 17, 2017 | News Europe

Large prevention gap: Study details poor oral health status of refugees

GREIFSWALD, Germany: Since 2015, a large number of refugees have made their way to Europe. Coming from countries in which public dental care is often not freely accessible and where oral health care is not as much of a focus as it is in most parts of western Europe, the majority of them are in significant need of information and treatment. Researchers at the University of Greifswald in Germany have examined more than 540 refugees and found that the overall oral health status of children and adolescents ...

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New research links oral health and weight issues Nov 16, 2017 | News Europe

New research links oral health and weight issues

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Having children eat healthily can be a tricky task. However, having found an association between the prevalence of cariogenic bacteria and a high body mass index (BMI) in children, research by a doctoral student at the Sahlgrenska Academy of the University of Gothenburg has pointed to a possible new approach.

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From organic electronics to social robots: Digital pioneers illustrate the future Nov 16, 2017 | News Europe

From organic electronics to social robots: Digital pioneers illustrate the future

LINKÖPING, Sweden: The digital future—or what it could possibly look like—came alive in the present at the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Jubilee Symposium at Linköping University (LiU). Held earlier this autumn as one of six symposia to celebrate the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation’s 100th anniversary in 2017, the event featured pioneering research and prototypes in the field of digital technology that are poised to shape and change people’s lives in the near future. ...

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Cariogenic bacteria produce substance that aids calcium tolerance Nov 15, 2017 | News Europe

Cariogenic bacteria produce substance that aids calcium tolerance

BASEL, Switzerland: In a new study conducted at the University of Basel, researchers have investigated how cariogenic bacteria manage to survive in dental plaque, despite often hostile conditions. The results showed that the more calcium cariogenic bacteria dissolve, the greater the bacteria’s calcium tolerance and survival capability in the biofilm become.

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EAO 2017 Madrid

EAO 2017 Madrid

The the 26th annual scientific meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration takes place in the Spanish capital from 5-7 October 2017.

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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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Journées de l’Orthodontie: French orthodontic conference celebrates 20th anniversary Nov 10, 2017 | News Europe

Journées de l’Orthodontie: French orthodontic conference celebrates 20th anniversary

PARIS, France: Every year, Journées de l’orthodontie, an orthodontic conference hosted in France, attracts a great gathering of the profession. ...

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Free webinar: Expert to lecture on implant placement in the aesthetic zone Nov 10, 2017 | News Europe

Free webinar: Expert to lecture on implant placement in the aesthetic zone

BERLIN, Germany: Some experts now believe that in order to obtain stable results in the medium and long term, the aesthetic zone should be treated ...

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